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  • Bull run continues; index adds another 498 points

    KARACHI: Bulls went completely berserk at the stock market on Friday tossing the KSE-100 index up by 498...

    The major trigger that threw market into massive activity was the euphoria created by the news of Chinese President Xi Jinping visit to Pakistan next week with the prospect of launch of energy and infrastructure projects worth $46 billion...

  • Section 144 invoked to ban rallies at Teen Talwar intersection

    In a brief statement issued by the Sindh home department, it was announced that the ban had been imposed under Section 144 (power to issue order absolute at once in urgent cases of nuisance or apprehended danger) of the criminal procedure code (CrPC)...

    Take a look: Teen Talwar: the new protest spot“The Sindh government has imposed a ban under Section 144 of the CrPC on gatherings and sit-ins at the Teen Talwar Chowrangi Clifton, with...

  • Section 144 imposed in Peshawar ahead of LG polls

    PESHAWAR: The district administration of Peshawar has imposed Section 144 in the city for a period of one month in an effort to maintain law and order during the upcoming local body elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    A notification issued from the office of Deputy Commissioner Peshawar quoting DC Resud Mehsud, said that pillion riding, aerial firing, display of weapons and the use of loudspeakers in public gathering and political...

  • Making hay with Section 144 on metro bus track

    The metro bus service was inaugurated on June 4 and on the same day, Section 144 was imposed, prohibiting crossing the bus track or driving private vehicles on it...

    Even I did not know that Section 144 was imposed, how is an unlettered person supposed to know,” she said...

  • NHA launches new airport section of metro bus project without Pak-EPA’s approval

    ISLAMABAD: The National Highways Authority (NHA) has begun constructing tracks for the metro bus from Peshawar Mor to the new airport without mandatory approval from the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA)...

    ” According to section 12 of the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act and its regulations, no major development project can begin without approval from the agency...

  • Section 144 imposed in Islamabad for two months

    The district administration imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code in Islamabad on Wednesday, citing that "certain segments of society are planning to take out processions [and] are likely to threaten public peace and tranquility"...

    Section 144 prohibits public gatherings of five or more people, processions, rallies in any public place within the limits of the area where the law has been imposed...

  • PTI holds Peshawar rally disregarding ban under section 144

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday held a public gathering in Peshawar despite imposition of section 144 of the criminal procedure code (CPC) in the city, according to which pillion riding, aerial firing, use of loudspeakers, public gatherings and political rallies are banned...

    Know more: Section 144 imposed in Peshawar ahead of LG polls...

  • Zulfikar Mirza challenges Section 18-A of SLGA in court

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party dissident Dr Zulfikar Mirza has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging Section 18-A of the Sindh Local -Government Act (SLGA), 2013...

    He has requested the court to declare illegal any notification by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) about the election of a candidate on a reserved seat in any local council in the province because, according to him, the SLGA is void ab initio since...

  • Plea to restore Section 7 of Christian Divorce Act

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to federal and Punjab governments on a petition seeking restoration of Section 7 of the Christian Divorce Act 1869 earlier omitted through an ordinance promulgated by then military ruler Gen Ziaul Haq in 1981...

    The judge also issued notices to Bishop of Pakistan Alexander John Malik and Lahore Bishop Irfan Jamil on the petition filed by a Christian man, Amin Masih...

  • Section 144 imposed for two days

    KARACHI: A Sindh police spokesperson said on Wednesday that the provincial government had imposed a ban on aerial firing, display of fireworks, riding motorbikes without silencers and ‘one-wheeling’ on the eve of New Year by invoking Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code and vowed that violators of the ban would be dealt with strictly under the law...

    “Therefore, the government of Sindh in exercise of the powers conferred under...

  • Taliban section claims Mansour injured in internal firefight

    PESHAWAR: Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been wounded in Pakistan in a shootout between senior members of the outlawed movement, Taliban sources said on Wednesday, while the group’s main spokesman denied it...

    Mansour, Mullah Omar’s longtime deputy, was named as leader but his claim was quickly rejected by some sections of the group, who had accused him of covering up Omar’s death and said that his appointment was steered by...

  • Section 144 imposed in Karachi for 90 days

    KARACHI: Sindh's Provincial Home Department issued a notification on Monday imposing Section 144 in Karachi division which bans display of weapons in the city...

    The current imposition of Section 144 is for a 90-day duration and comes into immediate effect...

  • Kiln owners protest Section 144

    FAISALABAD: Brick kiln owners staged a protest demonstration on Saturday against the imposition of Section 144 on kilns and blocked traffic at the District Council intersection...

    They chanted slogans against the administration and demanded withdrawal of the Section 144...

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