Pearl case does not fall in terrorism category, SC told

A portrait by artist Levi Ponce of murdered journalist Daniel Pearl, near his old neighborhood in Los Angeles, California on May 23, 2015. (AFP/ File photo)
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Updated 22 January 2021

Pearl case does not fall in terrorism category, SC told

January 22: The Express Tribune states that a lawyer for the accused in the Daniel Pearl murder case told the Supreme Court that the case did not fall in the category of terrorism as per the apex court orders, as the hearing of the appeals against a high court ruling in the case continued on Thursday.

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Registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan to get smartcards

Updated 04 March 2021

Registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan to get smartcards

 

March 4: Pajhwok report by S. Muddasir Ali Shah states that Afghan refugees with Proof of Registration (PoR) cards will receive new smartcards containing updated data.

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Pak-Qatar relations transforming into mutually beneficial ties

Updated 04 March 2021

Pak-Qatar relations transforming into mutually beneficial ties

March 4: The Nation states that Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces Major General Saeed Hassen Mohammad Al-Khayareen called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Wednesday.

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Imran to seek trust vote: Political setback for govt

Updated 04 March 2021

Imran to seek trust vote: Political setback for govt

March 4: The News states that the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf notched up the top score in the Senate election Wednesday with 18 seats followed by PPP’s eight.

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Pakistan’s trade deficit widens 24%

Updated 04 March 2021

Pakistan’s trade deficit widens 24%

March 4: The Express Tribune report by Shahbaz Rana states that Pakistan’s exports have plunged for the successive second month to slightly over $2 billion in February, proving once again that a recent peak in exports was the result of some external factors and policy measures, including 30% currency devaluation, did not help.

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Rupee hits highest level against dollar in FY21

Updated 04 March 2021

Rupee hits highest level against dollar in FY21

March 4: Dawn report by Shahid Iqbal states that the 73-paisa gain on Wednesday tossed the rupee to its highest level during the current fiscal year against the US dollar at Rs157.12 in the interbank market.

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