During a hearing of a suo moto case regarding measures taken to deal with the coronavirus crisis, the Chief Justice questioned the "logic" behind keeping malls closed, reports Dawn news.
In Karachi, the authorities sealed major markets in Saddar and other downtown areas as shopkeepers were neither wearing masks nor using a hand sanitiser.
The international and domestic flights had been suspended till April 30 in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, reports Dawn news.
The formal requests were sent to individual countries on May 1 under the G20 COVID-19 Debt Service Suspension Initiative, a senior official of the Economic Affairs Ministry confirmed to The Express Tribune on Monday.
The death sentence of the prime accused Ahmed Omer Saeed Sheikh was commuted to seven years in prison while the other three convicts, Fahad Naseem, Salman Saqib and Sheikh Adil, who were earlier handed life sentences, were set free by the court, Dawn news said in a report.
He said that he is working day and night.
On Friday, Khan called for treason proceedings against Rehman for remarks regarding the ouster of the incumbent government.
While addressing the media on Friday, Sharif's lawyer Amjad Pervaiz said that a new medical certificate had been submitted to the court, reports The Express Tribune.
"There should be a case under Article 6 against maulana for his statement regarding the ousting of the government," he said, during an informal conversation with journalists, Dawn reported.
Addressing a joint session of Parliament in Islamabad, for the fourth time, Erdogan reiterated his country's support for Pakistan and its stand on the Kashmir issue.
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The court granted permission to the police for his transfer to the Dera Ismail Khan jail from the Peshawar Central Jail where he was sent to a 14-day judicial remand.
As per the Maternity and Paternity Leave Bill, 2018, the leaves policy will be applicable in both public and private establishments in the federal capital territory, Dawn news reported.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Friday, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan, said: "There is a huge question mark over the transparency of TI.
Sources in Islamabad said the newly elected Islamabad Bar Association has asked its members to submit an affidavit to declare their faith by January 31, 2020.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the WEF, which runs until Thursday. The theme for this year's gathering is ï¿½Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World', The Express Tribune reported.
A three-member bench of the LHC, hearing a set of petitions filed by Musharraf challenging multiple actions against him, including his conviction for high treason, ruled that the treason case against the former military dictator was not prepared in accordance with the law, reported Dawn.
With a strong westerly wave affecting most parts of the country, snowfall is also expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, besides heavy showers have been forecast for Islamabad as well as upper and central Punjab from Monday till Tuesday morning, Dawn news quoted the Met Department as saying.
"Pakistan will not become a part of any war because we had committed mistakes in the past by taking part in the wars of others," Dawn news quoted Khan as saying at an event on Thursday.
The opposition parties on Monday initially tried to block the passage of the bill by challenging Speaker Asad Qaiser's ruling on a voice vote allowing Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan to move the bill, but after an 87-83 vote defeat, it participated in the process and moved four minor amendments, reports Dawn news.
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Lt-Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, former head of the military's media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), has been named as chairman of the CPEC Authority.
The development adds volatility to the charged up political atmosphere in Pakistan where troubles have encircled the Imran Khan government on many fronts. There are reports of friction between the Army and the government.
Haq said, "The Pakistan government has betrayed the country as far as Kashmir issue is concerned. We will hold Kashmir March towards Islamabad on December 22. We will make people realise their self-respect."
Raza is likely to issue a verdict in the foreign funding case before his retirement on December 6.
Last month, an Information Technology Ministry of Pakistan delegation tried to convince the company to introduce its services in the country, Pakistani media reported.
One of the several demands of the march's participants, he said, was to lift restrictions that bar students from forming unions, the Dawn reported.
Qureshi has reiterated the need of strengthening the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), Pakistan's Foreign Office said in a statement.
Pakistan government has allowed its citizens to send letters to their relatives living in India, the Express Tribune reported.
Gonila Gill (38), married to Husnain Jamil, was the only Christian journalist registered with the Lahore Press Club, reported AsiaNews.
He was accompanied by his brother, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and other personnel, including his personal physician Adnan Khan, reports Dawn news.
In his address on Saturday, he assured that the principal of the college would also be from the Christian community, The Express Tribune reported.
The lightning incidents took place in the areas of Mithi, Chhachhi and Ram Singh Sodho village in Tharparkar district after widespread rains began battering the desert region late Wednesday night and continued into Thursday, reports Dawn news.
The Law Ministry has formally informed the Judicial Commission of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khan Khosa about the recommendation of IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, Dawn news reported.
The gurdwara in Hasan Abdal, Attock district, was decorated with colourful lights and pilgrims performed various rituals including Matha Taki, Ashnan and exchanging gifts, Dawn news reported.
The death toll is likely to rise further, with at least 40 more people injured and many in critical condition.
The Freedom Network's new report titled '100% Impunity for Killers, 0% Justice for Pakistan's Murdered Journalists: Crime and Punishment in Pakistan's Journalism World' issued a ‘Pakistan Impunity Scorecard' which revealed the statistics, Dawn news reported on Friday.
According to a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) press release, Sidhu thanked the Pak Prime Minister for inviting him to the inauguration.
District Police Officer Rahim Yar Khan Ameer Taimoor Khan while speaking to Geo News, confirmed the death of 25 people, with at least 30 injured.
Taking to his twitter handle, Chaudhary said: "Indian level of pollution at Wagah is double than Lahore city."
Besides JUI-F leadership, PPP leaders Raza Rabbani, Saeed Ghani, PML-N leaders Mohammad Zubair, Nihal Hashmi, ANP's Shahi Syed and others, were onboard the leading container which is slated to reach Islamabad on Thursday.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif had filed the bail application for the release of his brother, who is currently admitted in the Services Hospital here, from the custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), reports Dawn news.
The petition was filed on Thursday by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and the former premier's brother Shehbaz Sharif, reports The Express Tribune.
He went on to say that India is behind the 'Azadi March' called by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
Addressing the media here on Wednesday, Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar, who was the chief negotiator on behalf of the country at the Paris-based FATF plenary meeting last week, eulogised the success of his government in dealing with terror financing and money laundering issues.
The decision was taken on Wednesday after a team delegated to negotiate with the opposition presented its recommendations to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Dawn news reported.
On Tuesday, Pirzada posted on Twitter a photo of herself donning what appeared to be a suicide jacket with a caption that again warned Modi over Kashmir. "#ModiHitler i just wish huh. #kashmirkibeti," she wrote as a caption to the photo.
Nawaz Sharif is currently lodged in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail on corruption charges.
Addressed a ceremony on the occasion on Monday, Khan said the joint projects under the CPEC were a positive sign, recommending that more coal would be brought from Thar to be utilised for this power plant, reports The News International.
PPP Rawalpindi chapter secretary general Chaudhry Iftikhar said the party was ready to participate and will launch a worker mobilisation campaign soon.
Pakistan handed the final draft of the proposed bilateral agreement on Kartarpur to India on Monday and the signing ceremony is expected to take place on either Wednesday or Thursday, the Express Tribune said, quoting sources.
Imran Khan tweeted: "75 days & Occupation government of Modi continues the siege in IOJK. Modi is riding a tiger - he thought he could get his agenda of annexation by using 900k forces to silence Kashmiris. You don't need 900k troops to fight terrorism; you need them to terrorise 8m Kashmiri people."
A sum of 100 billion Pakistani rupees ($639 million) has been allocated for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government's flagship initiative for the welfare of the country's youth, The Express Tribune reported.
It had earlier been reported that the Turkish President would pay an official visit to Pakistan on October 23 to cement relations between the two countries and extend full support to Pakistan's stance on the Kashmir issue, the Dawn reported.
Following his visit to Iran on Sunday, Khan will set off for the kingdom - his third trip to the country this year - to discuss with Saudi leadership regional developments and other matters, reports The Express Tribune.
The royal couple were greeted by Khan and met President Alvi at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Geo News reported.
Relations between the two Asian neighbours have been on a downhill ever since the Indian government's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution which provided special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
"From Chakothi we will cross over the ceasefire line (LoC) for Srinagar," he said, expressing his desire for the administration and police not to create hindrances for them.
The court, however, told Vankwani that being in the government he should have fulfilled the demands through the government.
The black smoke would block sunlight from reaching the ground, driving temperatures around the world down for several years. Worldwide food shortages would likely come soon after.
Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed briefed the meeting on Main Line-1 (ML-1) projects being executed to lay a new railway track from Karachi to Peshawar under the CPEC umbrella.
This will be Khan's third visit to China after coming to power in August 2018, The News International reported on Tuesday.
According to Pakistan's Foreign Office, the alleged ceasefire violations took place on Saturday and Sunday and resulted in the death of two civilians, while three others were injured.
Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar was the guest of honour at the seminar which was attended by scholars, intellectuals, former diplomats, parliamentarians and representatives of Chinese companies.
"RSS believes in the ethnic cleansing of Muslims. RSS goons butchered hundreds of Muslims. This is arrogance. This makes people do cruel things. Something PM Modi has done. Arrogance has blinded PM Modi," he said.
Earlier this month, Punjab Wildlife Protection and Parks Department initiated an action against the singer for illegally keeping four pythons, reptiles and an alligator as pets.
Hassan was accused by a lawyer in 1998 for writing blasphemous letters to him.
Addressing a press conference alongside US President Donald Trump, ahead of their bilateral meeting, Imran, to a question on what were his expectations from the US president on Kashmir, said: "My expectations: President Trump heads the most powerful country in the world, and the most powerful country in the world has a responsibility.
Qureshi also briefed the press about the Prime Minister's other engagements for the day and the delegation's efforts to raise the issue of Kashmir with various international human rights organisations, including Amnesty International and the International Red Cross.
The IMF mission, led by its Pakistan, Middle East and Central Asia Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, had visited Islamabad and Karachi from September 16-20 to take stock of economic developments since the start of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and discuss progress in the implementation of economic policies.
Celebrities as well as leaders, including Senator Sherry Rehman, have called on people to participate in the climate march.
Islamabad and Rawalpindi have been badly hit by the disease, while 43 cases were notified in Punjab from other provinces.
The Prime Minister has had called the Crown Prince earlier this month to brief him over the situation in the region.
Maryam Nawaz, who is detained at the daycare centre of NAB Headquarters in Lahore in connection with Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) case, was presented in the court of Judge Ameer Muhammad Khan amid heightened security on Wednesday, along with one of her cousins, Yousuf Abbas, who is also one of the accused, reports The Express Tribune.
The Prime Minister said that "unless they (New Delhi government) lift curfew in Kashmir and rescind the revocation of Article 370, there is no chance of negotiations (with India)".
Shah will be presented before the relevant accountability court in Sukkur for remand on Thursday, the press release added.
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