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  • Van Gaal fears bug could sap United as top four race heats up

    LONDON: Louis van Gaal fears a virus sweeping through the Manchester United squad could damage his side's hopes of sealing their place in the Champions League...

    With just three games remaining in fourth placed United's Premier League campaign, a victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday combined with a defeat for fifth placed Liverpool at champions Chelsea on Sunday would guarantee their return to Europe's elite club competition after a...
  • IHC rejects petition seeking placement of Sharif family, others on ECL

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed a petition calling for the names of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to be included in the Exit Control List (ECL), terming it non-maintainable...

    The petition had been filed by lawyer Raees Abdul Wahid, days after the Supreme Court ordered Nawaz Sharif to step down as prime minister in its ruling on the Panama Papers case
  • Nisar resents placement of children’s names on ECL

    ISLAMABAD: Taking notice of putting names of two children on the Exit Control List and the resultant offloading of four members of the family of prominent lawyer Ahmad Raza Kasuri from a plane, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday ordered an investigation into the matter...

    The minister said the probe should be conducted to ascertain why the ECL law had been misused and names of two grandsons of Mr Kasuri included in it...
  • PSX plunges amid unconfirmed reports of Pakistan's placement on FATF grey list

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) plunged on Friday amid rumours of Pakistan being placed on the grey-list by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), with the benchmark KSE-100 index shedding over 500 points after resuming trading for the second half of the session...

    The index, which had made marginal gains of 101 points in the first half, nose-dived in the first few minutes of trading in the second half, losing 508 points
  • IHC seeks report on US diplomat's placement on Exit Control List

    "Him being a diplomat does not mean he can kill our citizens," Islamabad High Court's (IHC) Justice Amir Farooq remarked on Wednesday while hearing a petition seeking American diplomat Col Joseph Emanuel Hall's placement on the Exit Control List (ECL)...

    He also ordered a report regarding the diplomat's placement on the ECL, which is to be presented to the court by Tuesday...

  • Attorney general confirms SC order for placement of Zardari, Faryal Talpur’s names on ECL

    The Supreme Court has directed the interior ministry to place the names of former president Asif Ali Zardari and PPP leader Faryal Talpur on the Exit Control List (ECL), DawnNewsTV reported on Monday quoting Attorney General Khalid Javed...

    The directives were issued by the apex court in connection with an ongoing suo motu case concerning an investigation into fake accounts and fictitious transactions worth billions conducted through...
  • Finance minister rules out placement of Pakistan on FATF blacklist

    ISLAMABAD: Ruling out placement of Pakistan on the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) blacklist, Finance Minister Asad Umar said on Friday that the negotiated action plan with the FATF would be implemented...

    He said though placement on the grey-list was a negative signal, it did not mean trade or banking sanctions in near future...

  • Chief justice expresses anger at placement of fake accounts' suspects on ECL

    As the Supreme Court on Monday resumed hearing a case pertaining to fake bank accounts, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar expressed anger at the placement of 172 suspects of the case on the exit control list (ECL)...

    Referring to the placement of Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah's name on the ECL, the chief justice said: "I find it very strange that a sitting chief minister's name was placed on the ECL...

  • IHC issues notices to ministry, Pemra on petition over Geo’s cable placement

    Chief Justice Athar Minallah, who heard identical petitions filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Ahsan Iqbal as well as legislators from the JUI-F and Jamaat-i-Islami, directed their counsel Barrister Zafarullah Khan to remove the name of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman from the list of respondents since he had nothing to do with the placement of a television channel on cable... ...

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