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  • Jayaratne named interim SL coach

    COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket authorities on Monday appointed Jerome Jayaratne as interim coach of the national team for next month’s West Indies tour, replacing Marvan Atapattu who quit last week...

    Jayaratne, 49, had been the head of coaching at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) but will now become the interim coach of the national team with immediate effect, the SLC said in a statement...

  • Gazeen Marri granted interim bail in judge murder case

    A district and sessions court in Quetta on Monday granted interim bail to Gazeen Marri, the son of late Baloch politician Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, in the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri...

    During Monday's hearing, District and Sessions Judge Rashid Mehmood granted interim bail in the case to Gazeen against a surety of Rs1 million...

  • Gazain Marri gets interim bail in murder case

    QUETTA: District and Sessions Judge Rashid Mehmood on Monday granted interim bail to Gazain Marri, son of Baloch nationalist leader the late Khair Bakhsh Marri, in the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri of the Balochistan High Court...

    Mr Gazain’s lawyer had filed the bail petition and Justice Mehmood, after hearing the arguments, issued the interim bail order requiring the applicant to submit a surety bond worth Rs1 million...

  • SL defends appointment of interim body

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake on Friday defended his decision to appoint an interim committee to oversee cricket, saying it was his “sovereign right”...

    Dissanayake had last month sacked elected members of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and appointed a nine-member interim committee, headed by former Test batsman Sidath Wettimuny, to run the sport’s administration...

  • ‘Interim challan states Ayyan is guilty’

    According to the interim challan submitted in court, the Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Islamabad recovered the two mobile phones from her at Benazir Bhutto International Airport on March 14 when she was arrested for attempting to smuggle a large amount of foreign currency out of the country...

    “The two phones were sent to the Intelligence Bureau (IB) on March 16 for decoding,” the interim challan stated...

  • Dr Mirza, associates get interim bail in most cases

    BADIN: The Badin district and sessions court on Friday granted interim bail to former home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza in three cases registered against him at the Tando Bago, Kario Ghanwar and Pangrio police stations...

    The court also granted interim bail till May 23 to 72 suspects, including his associates and supporters, in seven cases registered against them at the Kario Ghanwar, Tando Bago, Pangrio, Golarchi and other police...

  • Sardar Yaqoob Nasir to take over as PML-N's interim president: reports

    Nawaz reportedly discussed Nasir's interim presidency with party leaders in Raiwind on Wednesday and is said to have received no serious resistance to the proposal...

    The party has to comply with an Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) notice and elect a new president by Aug 25, the last date for the withdrawal of nominations in the NA-120 by-polls, which Begum Kulsoom Nawaz is contesting for her deposed husband's seat...

  • Sardar Yaqoob Nasar appointed interim chairman of PML-N: sources

    Senator Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan Nasar was appointed interim chairman of the PML-N in a meeting of the party's central working committee in Islamabad on Thursday, credible sources within the party told DawnNews...

    Chaudhary Nisar, however, expressed reservations over the fact that Sardar Nasar's name as Nawaz Sharif’s interim successor was leaked to the media even before the central working committee’s meeting, the source said... ...

  • Interim report about news leak cannot be made public, IHC told

    ISLAMABAD: A senior law officer of the federal government informed the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday that the investigation report about the controversy related to the news leak was an interim document and, therefore, could not be made public...

    DAG Mehmood Khan explained before the court that as per sub-section C of Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Ordinance, 2002, interim report or opinions were not public documents and,...

  • SHC extends interim order restricting Sindh govt from removing IGP A.D. Khawaja

    The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday extended until April 19 an interim order restraining the provincial government from removing Inspector General Police (IGP) AD Khawaja from his post...

    On April 6, the bench had passed an interim order directing IGP Khawaja to continue his duty as provincial police chief after his services were surrendered to the federal government by the Sindh Cabinet on March 31...

  • Pothas promoted as SL interim coach

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Tuesday placed the national cricket team in the charge of fielding coach Nic Pothas before finding a replacement for Graham Ford who prematurely ended his contract last week...

    Sri Lanka Cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala said the 43-year-old former South African wicket-keeper/batsman will be responsible for preparing the team for two upcoming tours by Zimbabwe and India
  • Interim charge-sheet submitted in heritage building demolition case

    KARACHI: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) submitted on Monday an interim charge-sheet before an anti-corruption court in one of two identical cases regarding the demolition of a heritage building in Soldier Bazaar...

    After accepting the interim investigation report, the court issued non-bailable warrant for the arrest of the absconder till May 10...

  • Shahbaz to succeed Nawaz as PM, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to take over in the interim

    Additionally, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who was till Friday the petroleum minister, will take over as interim prime minister till the time Shahbaz is elected to parliament, and then to the prime minister's office...

    "The fact that Nawaz chose his brother as the candidate for Pakistan's next prime minister goes to show that PML-N has no capable leaders within the political party," he said...

  • President calls NA session for election of interim PM on Aug 1

    President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the National Assembly on Aug 1 for the election of an interim prime minister, DawnNews reported...

    The president's decision follows a landmark Supreme Court ruling on the Panama Papers case in which Nawaz Sharif was disqualified as PM after being deemed unfit to hold office as he had been dishonest to the Parliament and the courts in not disclosing his employment in the Dubai-based...

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