Pakistan News

    October 2013 Current Affairs Quiz Pakistan

  • Neo TV told to stop news, current affairs programmes

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed Neo TV to air entertainment content only and stop airing news and current affairs programmes as it does not possess a licence for it...

    The directive by the regulatory authority came on Thursday as the Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed the channel’s plea for change of its category from “entertainment” to “news and current affairs”...

  • Prince asks JIT to quiz him at Qatar palace

    The sources, however, said the JIT had offered the Qatari prince to either appear in person at its secretariat at the Federal Judicial Academy, Islam­abad, or testify through video link from Pakistan’s embassy in Doha...

    It reminded the Qatari prince that after submitting the letter to the apex court he had accepted the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and could not unilaterally withdraw the jurisdiction, the sources...

  • JIT to quiz Hussain again as SC turns down objections

    The PM’s son had objected to the inclusion of two members — Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s Bilal Rasool and State Bank of Pakistan’s Amer Aziz — accusing them of being close to the PML-N’s political rivals...

    Another witness, National Bank of Pakistan CEO Saeed Ahmed, was said to be avoiding the probe, since he had also not appeared before the probe body, despite repeated summons...

  • UK team to quiz suspect in Imran Farooq case

    ISLAMABAD: A two-member Scotland Yard team arrived here on Monday to interrogate a key suspect in the Dr Imran Farooq murder case...

    An Interior Ministry spokesman said that earlier reports about the arrival and presence of a six- or seven-member team of London Metropolitan Police were misleading and regretted that such reports were spread despite repeated explanations by the ministry
  • Musharraf treason trial: IHC order to quiz others set aside

    ISLAMABAD: A day after former president retired General Pervez Musharraf approached the Supreme Court for permission to go abroad for treatment, the court came up with a judgement on Friday that may make the life of the former military ruler even harder...

    A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, set aside a Dec 12, 2015, Islamabad High Court order directing the investigation team concerned to re-investigate the treason...
  • Police again quiz Netanyahu over corruption

    JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who faces three investigations over alleged corruption, was questioned again by police over a case involving Israel’s largest telecoms firm on Tuesday...

    The authorities allege Net­­­anyahu awarded regulatory favours to Bezeq Tele­com Israel in return for favourable coverage of him and his wife on a news website ow­­n­ed by the company
  • LEAs quiz Chinese engineers held with arms

    SAHIWAL: Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) are investigating eight Chinese engineers who were held with weapons at the gate of the coal-fired power plant on Saturday...

    Sources confirmed the arrest of eight Chinese nationals who had weapons and gadgets in bags and security agencies were jointly investigating the matter
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