Riaz indicted in contempt case
Business tycoon denies charges
Islamabad—The Supreme Court on Thursday indicted property tycoon Malik Riaz in the contempt of court case.
A three-member special bench of the apex court headed by Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan and comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal and Justice Athar Saeed heard the case against the former Bahria Town chief after the Contempt of Court Act 2012 was struck down by the Supreme Court last week.
Malik refutes reports about Hindus migration
Islamabad—Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that propaganda is being made at the international level about the migration of Hindus from Pakistan.
In an interview‚ he said Indian High Commission has been asked to explain why it issued visas to two hundred and fifty Hindu citizens of Pakistan. He said DG FIA has been instructed to pursue the matter.
Despite TTP threats Imran to lead peace rally to Miran Shah
Islamabad—Some media reports said that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan had threatened Chairman PTI Imran Khan with suicide attacks during the party’s peace march to Waziristan. Whatever the authenticity of the threat, the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf is determined to go ahead with its planned peace rally to Miran Shah on September 23.
This rally will demonstrate solidarity with the people of Waziristan whose life has been turned into living hell by repeated drone attacks. When told of the alleged threat by the TTP, the Chairman PTI Imran Khan said, “A man of faith does not fear death”.
Rulers determined to ruin country: Nawaz
Lahore—President Pakistan Muslim League (N), Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said the PPP government is out to ruin the country, its people and democracy.
Talking to the party workers and office-bearers of Rahim Yar Khan chapter of PML-N before leaving for Saudi Arabia, Nawaz Sharif said the rulers are conspiring against the state institutions due to which the economy is in decline.
He said electricity load shedding is an obvious example of mismanagement prevalent in the country, and it is part of the rulers’ agenda to harm national industries and agriculture.
He claimed the rulers wouldn’t win the next elections, as their pathetic performance stands as a witness in front of the people.