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In the last one decade, the banking sector in Pakistan has witnessed massive expansion, innovation, modernization in the use of technology and automation of the system. But the most worrying aspect is that the bank customers' facilitation culture and automation systems are facing deterioration that are creating problems for...
ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Friday announced the verdict in the Avenfield properties corruption reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), handing ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif 10 years as jail time for owning assets beyond known income and 1 year for not cooperating with NAB. The sentences...
Announces four death penalties for kidnapping, raping, murdering Zainab, and for committing an act of terrorism Hands life sentence, along with a Rs1 million fine, to Ali for sodomy and another 7-year jail sentence, Rs1 million fine for concealing the body in a trash heap LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) finding Imran Ali...
Western strikes early on Saturday hit Syrian military bases and chemical research centres in and around the capital, a monitor said, as the United States (US) announced a joint operation against the Damascus government. “The Western coalition strikes targeted scientific research centres, several military bases, and the bases of the...
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has expressed how “deeply hurt” the people of Pakistan in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s infamous tweet about cutting off aid to Pakistan as well as how he has personally lost his own mother to terrorists. In their book published last month, the banned...
United Bank Limited - a hat-trick of headaches J. Choudhry KARACHI: A few weeks ago I have faced not one, two but hat-trick of headaches because of some technical problem in the online payment system of the United Bank Limited. On the midnight of December 8, 2017, I ordered an...
LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau arrested Ahad Cheema, the former Director General (DG) of Lahore Development Authority (LDA), over corruption allegations in the Ashiana Housing Scheme scandal. Sources within NAB told that ex-DG of LDA was arrested for investigation in the Ashiana scheme corruption case. Cheema had not appeared before the NAB...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the re-arrest of Shahrukh Jatoi, Siraj Talpur and other accused in the Shahzeb Khan murder case. Following the order, Shahrukh Jatoi and others were taken into custdoy from the court premises. The apex court has also ordered for the names of the accused to...
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday directed the authorities to provide speedy justice in Sahiwal shootout in which three of a family, including minor, and one suspected terrorist was killed during a Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) operation. Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry, while briefing media persons...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) saw another wave of defection on Thursday as notable lawmakers from Punjab announced their decision to quit PML-N and join Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). The MNAs to defect to PTI included Ghulam Bibi Bharwana and Sahibzada Mohammad Nazir Sultan. The politicians met PTI leaders at the Bani...
Sindh minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, wife found shot dead in Karachi home Sindh Minister for Planning and Development Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and his wife, former MPA Fariha Razzaq, were found shot dead in their home in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority. According to initial reports, the bodies were found in...