Pakistanis ahead of whole world in visa frauds: British HC
Expresses satisfaction over Pak passport system
Islamabad—The British High Commissioner to Pakistan Adam Thomson Thursday remarked that Pakistanis are ahead of the whole world in visa frauds. However, he expressed satisfaction on the passport issuing system in Pakistan. He said no passport or visa system throughout the world was perfect.
Talking to newsmen here at National Press Club, the High Commissioner said there is foolproof and a effective system in place at the British High Commission to check the forged documents.
10 killed in Pusht Bazaar bomb blast
Peshawar—A remote controlled bomb blast in Tehsil Salarzai of Bajaur agency Thursday morning left at least 10 people dead and seriously wounded around two dozen others. Those killed in the deadly explosion also include two kids while the doctors at the agency headquarters hospital apprehended that the death toll may rise as the condition of as many as four injured was described as precarious. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has denied involvement in the Thursday’s blast.
‘Judges not hampering functions of parliament’
Islamabad—Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has said that Judges have always played their role for the functioning of the parliament and rejected the impression that Parliament was not being allowed to function.
During hearing of the petitions against recently passed contempt of court law, Thursday the Chief Justice said it is duty of the judges to give verdicts and they are not concerned about what was happening outside the door.
Aitzaz pleads lenient view on NRO by SC, opposition
Washington—Eminent lawyer, Aitzaz Ahsan has urged the SC to take a lenient view in NRO implementation case.
While talking to media after an event at the Carnegie Institute in Washington, DC, Aitzaz said that the opposition parties in Pakistan were dragging every matter to the Supreme Court (SC) unnecessarily and the urgent relief granted to them was creating an impression within the PPP circles that they were being hard done by.