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  • Dual-citizenship holders allowed to vote during Senate chairmanship poll, says SC interim order

    The Supreme Court of Pakistan, in a hearing of the suo motu case pertaining to the dual nationality of four senators-elect on Saturday, ruled in an interim order that senators-elect be allowed to vote during the Senate chairmanship polls...

    Justice Ijazul Ahsan, part of the three-member bench hearing the case, asked what would happen to the Senate chairman election if the four senate-elects — Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s...

  • UK strips ‘Jihadi Jack’ dual national of citizenship

    LONDON: Britain has revoked the citizenship of a dual national Muslim convert to the militant Islamic State group dubbed “Jihadi Jack” being held in northern Syria, according to reports on Sunday...

    The move targeting Jack Letts, 24, who was a dual UK-Canadian national, has prompted a diplomatic row with Ottawa, Britain’s Mail on Sunday reported...

  • 4,300 Hindus, Sikhs from Pakistan, Afghanistan get Indian citizenship

    NEW DELHI: As a first step to granting Indian nationality to some 200,000 refugees from neighbouring countries, the BJP-led government has given citizenship to around 4,300 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan in one year, according to sources...

    The refugees have been given citizenship on the initiative of Home Minister Rajnath Singh following BJP’s declared policy that India is a “natural home for persecuted Hindus” who...

  • 'What happened to made in Pakistan?': Opposition lambastes govt after revelations about assets, dual nationalities of aides

    The opposition on Sunday lambasted the government after it made public the details of assets and dual nationalities of 20 advisers and special assistants to the prime minister...

    According to the cabinet division’s notification, out of 19 non-elected cabinet members, four special assistants to the prime minister (SAPMs) hold dual nationalities, including SAPM on Petroleum Nadeem Babar (US), SAPM on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiqar...

  • Illegal construction along dual carriageway goes unchecked

    MURREE: Influential people are continuing illegal construction activities along the Islamabad-Murree dual carriageway in violation of the National Highway Authority (NHA) rules allegedly in connivance with the NHA officials...

    Another multi-storey building has been constructed adjacent to the dual carriageway at Batnarra by some local influential people...

  • Govt comment sought on amended law allowing dual nationals to contest polls

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday directed the provincial authorities to file their respective comments on a constitutional petition challenging an amendment to the Sindh Local Government Act that allows dual nationals to contest the local bodies elections...

    He said the amendment allowed citizens with dual nationality to contest the upcoming local government elections...

  • Additional fee from dual national students stayed

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday granted stay to various dual national students against collection of additional fee by public sector medical and dental colleges and sought a detailed reply from the provincial government...

    Representing the petitioners, Advocate Safdar Iqbal Kassar said medical colleges had been demanding around $10,000 annual fee from each student having dual nationality...

  • Australian Senate President to resign over dual nationality

    Australia's dual citizenship parliamentary crisis sparked calls for a nationality audit on Wednesday of all federal lawmakers as investigations continued into decisions made by ministers found to have been ineligible for their elected positions...

    Two other parliamentarians had already resigned, while Australian Senate President Stephen Parry said he will resign after receiving confirmation he that is a UK dual citizen, BBC reported...

  • Peshawar engineers invent dual-purpose stove

    The product, which was recently registered by the Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO), Pakistan, was quite suitable for the areas with no or less power where wood or solid biomass was used for cooking...

    Dr Moahmmad Sadiq Khattak and Fawad Ali who created this dual function geyser-cooking stove say this product is already in use in Swat where it is made at a local workshop and being used for cooking and heating water with no...

  • Dual nationality holder can contest LG polls: LHC

    LAHORE: Allowing the petition of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s candidate, the Lahore High Court (LHC) said on Thursday that a dual nationality holder could contest the LG election...

    Petitioner Khwaja Naseer told the court the returning officer for LG polls in the Cantonment area of Sialkot had disqualified him from contest for holding nationality of both Pakistan and the US...

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