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    Af Chargeable Leave Rules In Pakistan

  • Ayyan can leave the country, rules Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Monday discarded the interior ministry's appeal to keep model Ayyan Ali's name on the Exit Control List (ECL) and upheld the Sindh High Court's verdict to remove her name from the same...

    Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, who headed the three-member bench that heard the appeal, said it seemed as if the government wanted to keep the model in the country by hook or by crook
  • UN rules for treatment of prisoners renamed as ‘Nelson Mandela Rules’

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations has amended and renamed its Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners — the Nelson Mandela Rules, a UN press statement said on Wednesday...

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the adoption of NM rules as “a great step forward” but also drew attention to three areas that could be strengthened from a human rights perspective...

  • Injury to Amir, poor planning leave Pakistan in disarray

    PROBLEMS seem to be escalating for Sarfraz Ahmed and his men as the Sri Lankan batsmen like they did in the first Test continue to dominate a disjointed Pakistan attack in the final Test here...

    Various factors no doubt have kept Sri Lanka well in control and Pakistan at bay as the game slowly but gradually tilted towards the visiting team...

  • 'Save the Children' ordered to leave Pakistan: officials

    ISLAMABAD: Authorities on Thursday ordered the international aid group Save the Children to leave the country saying the charity was “working against the country”, police and government officials said...

    The government did not make any formal announcement but an official from the interior ministry said that the agency was involved in “anti-Pakistan activities”...

  • Swiss ambassador be asked to leave Pakistan: Rabbani

    ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani said on Wednesday that the Swiss ambassador should be asked to leave because the latter’s country was allowing its soil to be used for terrorism in Pakistan...

    Mr Rabbani said the Foreign Office should take some serious steps and convey its reservations to the Swiss government in the strongest possible terms because “terrorism was being exported to Pakistan from Swiss soil”...

  • Pakistan Panthers veterans team to leave for UK on Saturday

    KARACHI: A Pakistan Panthers veterans team will be leaving for a nine-day tour of the United Kingdom on Aug 22 during which they will play four 40-over matches against the veteran teams of various counties...

    This was announced in a press release by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) here on Monday...

  • Pakistan keep options open as England leave Rashid out

    LONDON: Misbah-ul-Haq is looking at ‘every possibility’ regarding the makeup of his team before Thursday’s fourth Test at The Oval, with the Pakistan captain eyeing a drawn series with England...

    Pakistan’s lack of an all-rounder has allowed England to stretch their four-man attack over the past two Tests, with Misbah pondering whether to pick the uncapped middle order batsman Iftikhar Ahmed with a view to utilising his part-time...

  • Ex-president may leave Pakistan

    KARACHI: Hours after the Supreme Court ordered the removal of former president Pervez Musharraf’s name from the exit control list (ECL), allowing him to travel abroad for medical treatment, media reports suggested on Wednesday late night that the retired army chief was expected to leave the country in the wee hours of Thursday...

    But a spokesperson for the All Pakistan Muslim League, Gen Musharraf’s party, denied the reports, saying...

  • Pakistan squad leave for Zimbabwe today

    LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team will leave for Harare on Thursday to play two Twenty20 Internationals and three ODIs matches there...

    Pakistan ODI skipper Azhar Ali, vice-captain Sarfraz Ahmed and batsman Asad Shafiq will join the squad at the conclusion of the T20 series on Sept 29...

  • Why did Qurratulain Hyder leave Pakistan for India?

    After Partition, Qurratulain had migrated to Pakistan and lived here for a few years before deciding to return to India; eventually, she took up Indian citizenship...

    It was during her stay in Pakistan that she penned her masterpiece novel Aag ka Darya (River of Fire)...

  • Staff of Pak-Turk schools told to leave Pakistan by 20th

    ISLAMABAD: Ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan, the interior ministry has asked the Turkish staff of Pak-Turk schools and colleges to leave the country by Nov 20...

    A senior official of the interior ministry said the visas of the educational chain’s staff had been cancelled and that letters had been sent to them on Sunday, informing them that they had only one week to leave the country...

  • Pak-Turk school staffers move IHC against orders to leave Pakistan

    The management of Pak-Turk Schools on Wednesday moved the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the interior ministry's orders directing school staffers to leave Pakistan by Nov 20...

    In his petition, Alamgir Khan, chairman of the educational network, pleaded with the court to set aside the interior ministry's orders and grant permission to employees of the network to stay in Pakistan till completion of the ongoing educational session by...

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