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  • ATC acquits Pervez Musharraf in Akbar Bugti murder case

    QUETTA: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Quetta on Monday acquitted former president General Pervez Musharraf in a case pertaining to the alleged murder of former Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti...

    The court also acquitted former provincial home minister Mir Shoaib Nosherwani and Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) chief and member of National Assembly Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao...

  • Pervez Musharraf launches career as TV analyst

    A retired general and former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf seems to have chosen mainstream media as his career of choice post retirement, with Bol TV billing him as the main attraction of a weekly TV programme in a Sunday evening post on the channel's Facebook page...

    According to the promotional video aired by Bol TV, the weekly show is called 'Sab Se Pehle Pakistan with President Musharraf' and will be aired every Sunday...

  • Nomination papers of Farooq Sattar, Pervez Musharraf rejected

    The nomination papers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's (MQM-P) Dr Farooq Sattar as well as All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf were rejected on Tuesday by returning officers (ROs)...

    Dr Sattar had filed nomination papers to contest elections on NA-245 constituency in Karachi while Musharraf's nomination papers had been filed from Chitral for NA-1...

  • Police lay siege to Mirza Farmhouse, withdraw amid street protests

    The 300-strong police contingent and commandos laid a siege to the Mirza Farmhouse at Maurjhar, near Badin city, but remained confined to their mobile vans and armoured personnel carriers for several hours sending messages to the armed guards they did not intend to arrest Dr Mirza...

    Although the police force withdrew without arresting anyone, the siege sparked off street protests across Badin district as supporters of Dr Mirza took...

  • Fehmida lashes out at CM over farmhouse siege, ‘fake’ FIRs

    BADIN: Pakistan Peoples Party MNA Dr Fehmida Mirza, who travelled from Karachi to her family’s besieged farmhouse late on Tuesday night, held a second press conference within 24 hours on Wednesday afternoon to express her resentment over “constant violations of court orders” regarding provision of security to her and her husband Dr Zulfikar Mirza...

    She told the crowded press conference at Maurjhar, a couple of kilometres from...

  • ‘Remote-controlled blast’ at farmhouse damages room

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Suspected terrorists blew up the roof of a one-room farmhouse belonging to a relative of the Balochistan home minister in Dolli, Rujhan tehsil, in Rajanpur district...

    Sources told Dawn that the farmhouse belonged to Shah Murad Masoori Bugti, a relative of Sarfraz Bugti, located in Border Military Police precincts, 150km from here...

  • Two university students die under mysterious circumstances at farmhouse

    Two university students died under mysterious circumstances at a farmhouse in the Gulshan-e-Maymar locality of Karachi...

    Johar Husain, 24, a student of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), and Abdul Rehman, 20, were found foaming from their mouths in their room at the farmhouse on Sunday morning, the Gulshan-e-Maymar Station House Officer (SHO) Fasih-uz-Zaman said...

  • Musharraf moves top court to set aside special court's verdict in high treason case

    Former military ruler retired Gen Pervez Musharraf on Thursday submitted an appeal in the Supreme Court against a special court's verdict that found him guilty of high treason and handed him a death sentence under Article 6 of the Constitution...

    In a 90-page criminal appeal, the former military ruler named as respondents the federation through the secretary of the interior ministry, the special court and the state...

  • Dar challenges accountability court indictment in Islamabad High Court

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday filed two petitions before the Islamabad High Court challenging his indictment by an accountability court in a reference pertaining to his ownership of “assets beyond his known sources of income”...

    Last Monday, the court had rejected a request by Dar’s counsel, Amjad Pervez, to grant them seven days to peruse the record, saying that since the Supreme Court had set a six-month deadline, he could...

  • Supreme Court, Islamabad High Court jurisdiction extended to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tues­day approved extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as a first step towards implementation of the long overdue reforms in the country’s restive tribal areas...

    In the initial draft that had been prepared in the light of suggestions of a six-member special committee that had proposed merger of the...

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