Votes of defectors will not be counted, rules SC

A general view of Pakistan's Supreme Court in Islamabad on April 6, 2022. (AFP)
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Updated 18 May 2022

Votes of defectors will not be counted, rules SC

May 18: The Express Tribune reported that the Supreme Court on Tuesday by a majority 3:2 decision held that defecting lawmakers’ votes could not be counted.

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Hamza Shahabz's electricity relief programme suspended till July 17

Updated 07 July 2022

Hamza Shahabz's electricity relief programme suspended till July 17

July 7: Geo News reported that Hamza Shahabz's electricity relief programme suspended till July 17. Read more I


Bill on Toshakhana management submitted

Updated 07 July 2022

Bill on Toshakhana management submitted

July 6: The Express Tribune has reported that A private member's bill, suggesting that public office holders and their families should not be allowed to retain or purchase Toshakhana gifts, was submitted to the Senate Secretariat. Read more I


IMF explains how country can realise its export potential

Updated 07 July 2022

IMF explains how country can realise its export potential

July 6: The Business Recorder reported that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative, Esther Perez Ruiz has said that Pakistan needs proactive policies – exchange rate flexibility, efficient allocation of resources, elimination of untargeted subsidies, and creating a conducive business environment in the country to realise the export potential. Read more I


969MW project shut after damage detected

Updated 07 July 2022

969MW project shut after damage detected

July 7: Dawn reported that amid countrywide electricity shortages, the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum hydro­power project, completed at an estimated approved cost of about Rs508bn, has been closed due to major cracks in its tailrace tunnel. Read more I


Fawad Khan’s appearance in Ms Marvel receives a thumping welcome from fans

Updated 07 July 2022

Fawad Khan’s appearance in Ms Marvel receives a thumping welcome from fans

July 6: The Indian Express reported that after a blink-and-miss appearance in the previous episode of Ms Marvel, Fawad Khan played an all-out character in episode five of the Marvel Studios’ currently streaming web show. And much to the happiness of both India and Pakistani fans, the heartthrob left quite an impression. Read more I