Singh govt suspends registration of City School, Beacon House School

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Wednesday suspended the registration of Beacon House School and The City School after they failed to implement court orders regarding fee hike.According to a notification, the administration of the private schools was repeatedly reminded of the orders of the Supreme Court and the High Court but they did not pay any heed.

The directorate of education department on private schools had written letters to the aforementioned institutions five times for complying on court orders, however, they failed to do so. …read more

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Ishaq Dar repatriation: SC directs NAB to response UK’s questionnaire within month

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court directed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to answer the questionnaire given by United Kingdom’s Home Department in regard of repatriation of former finance minister Ishaq Dar, within a month.A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case in connection with return of PML-N leader to the country.During course of proceedings, the chief justice irked on continuous absence of Dar from the courts and said that now he (Ishaq Dar) run out of excuses to delay his return as he is not suffering from any disease.The CJP remarked that Dar himself said that now he will return to Pakistan when there would be justice in the country, which reflects that he had no excuse of any disease.Meanwhile, Additional Attorney General informed the bench that the United Kingdom’s Home Department has sent questions regarding Dar’s return.He added that the questions were forwarded to the NAB, and the anti-graft watchdog will submit its response to the UK High Commission.Subsequently, the bench directed NAB to submit its answers to the British HC and submit a report to the bench within a month.Further hearing of the case was adjourned for a month. …read more

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By-poll on two Punjab Senate seats tomorrow

LAHORE: The Senate by-election against two vacant seats from Punjab will be held at the Punjab Assembly building on November 15 (Thursday) uninterruptedly from 0900-1600 hours.According to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Punjab spokesperson on Wednesday, the-poll against two (one general and one reserved women) seats was being held after the de-seating of Sadia Abbasi and Haroon Akhter Khan of the Pakistan Muslim League-N.Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Walid Iqbal and PML-N’s Saud Majeed will contest on the General Senate seat while PTI’s Seemi Ezdi and PML-N’s Saira Tarar were pitted against each other on the women reserved seat.The Punjab Assembly building has been declared the polling station for the Senate by-polls.Provincial ECP Zafar Iqbal Hussain has been appointed Returning Officer and will conduct the elections. …read more

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Police confirm death of SP Tahir Dawar

PESHAWAR: A senior police official in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday confirmed that missing police officer SP Tahir Dawar has been killed, with out elaborating on cause and circumstances of his death.Quoting SSP Operations Javed Iqbal, Geo News reported that the body of the missing police officer would be brought to Torkhan Border by Red Crescent Afghanistan. He said a team of Pakistani police has been dispatched to the Pak-Afghan border to receive the body. …read more

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