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CJP Nisar Warns loan defaulters against illegal waivers

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court advised option to 222 loan defaulters to either pay 75% of the principal amount they had borrowed from the national bank or face banking court trials. At the hearing of a suo motu case related to illegal waivers of loans amounting to Rs54 billion a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, suggested two options to defaulters — either pay 75% of the principal amount or face investigation by the banking courts. Justice Nisar said, "Every penny will be…

Bilawal sees ‘another Altaf Hussain’ in Imran Khan

 KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said that it was not his party but Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) which compromised on its position while voting for "PPP-backed candidates" during election for chairman and deputy chairman slots in Senate, ARY News reported. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE VIDEOS "PPP does not believe in politics of exclusivity,  we cooperate with other parties in parliament, Imran Khan compromised on his position (of not partnering with PPP or PML-N), not us,"…

Arshad Vohra, Babar Ghauri used KKF account to send money to Altaf Hussain, court told

KARACHI: Deputy Mayor Karachi Arshad Vohra and other MQM leaders including Babar Ghauri used to send Pakistani and Indian funds to MQM founder Altaf Hussain in London, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told a court on Tuesday. FIA had registered a case against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder in connection with money laundering charges at the department’s state bank circle. The petitioner accused the party leaders of transferring money to Altaf Hussain’s account using Khildmat-e-Khalq Foundation, MQM's charity…

‘Hang me if I am connected to MQM-London’

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Senator Mian Ateeq on Friday said that he is ready to be hanged till death if someone proves he is connected to party's London chapter. "I say, live on television, hang me if I have any connection or contact with MQM-London," Mian Ateeq said while answering a question in ARY News talk show 'Sawal Ye Hai'. MQM Pakistan chapter led by Farooq Sattar, dissociated itself from the party chief’s statements and MQM’s London chapter on August 23, 2016 after then MQM chief Altaf…

MQM-L target killers involved in MQM-Pakistan leader’s killing arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Wedenesday claimed to have arrested three Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L) target killers involved in killing Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) office bearer Rashid alias Mamoon from Karachi's Shah Faisal Colony, ARY News reported. According to Rangers spokesman, the criminals confessed killing rival MQM-Pakistan leader Rashid Mamoon on July 30 after taking orders from a MQM-London Rabita Committee member Kehkashan Khan. The target killers namely Asif Raees, Shahid Aziz…

Altaf Hussain congratulated target killers through voice message: Rangers

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Wednesday released a voice message by Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L) chief Altaf Hussain in which the exiled leader praised and congratulated two target killers over the murder of two political workers in Karachi, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference in Rangers Headquarters, Colonel Qaisar Khattak told media that the paramilitary force has arrested two target killers over their involvement in killing two Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) workers in Karachi on July 17. Colonel…

People of Sindh need alternative leadership, says Nisar

KARACHI: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that a single party is ruling Sindh province for last 10 years and their performance is before all so he thinks Sindh needs alternative leadership, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, Nisar said that Sindh's situation is before everyone despite the fact that a single party is ruling the province for 10 years so his party will provide an option to the people of the province after consulting local allies. "We think Sindh deserves…

MQM founder, Baloch leaders given ‘safe abode’ in UK: NSA Janjua

ISLAMABAD: While discussing the issue of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua on Tuesday said that it is unfortunate that United Kingdom prefers individuals over state relationship. Mr. Janjua met a British parliamentary delegation and discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations between Pakistan and UK, and also discussed regional and global issues significant for both countries. In addition to Altaf Hussain, he mentioned some Baloch leaders who have sought…

‘Telephoned Wasay Jalil at least four times’

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan (MQM- P) leader Amir Khan on Tuesday revealed that he did not stay silent over Altaf Hussain's 22 August anti-Pakistan speech, ARY News reported. Speaking to ARY News anchor Waseem Badami,  the former MQM leader said that he telephoned his fellow party leader Wasay Jalil several times during the anti-state speech by party founder Altaf Hussain and asked him to stop the then MQM chief from issuing inflammatory statements. Amir Khan and a number of other MQM leaders dissociated…

MQM founder issue a cause of ‘rift’ between UK and Pakistan: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan says the case of Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder is the cause of ‘rift’ between the UK and Pakistan, ARY News reported. Addressing a joint press conference with British Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Nisar said two had agreements had been reached with the UK government including one that relates to Pakistanis living in the Britain without any relevant documents. The Interior Minister said the two countries discussed sharing of intelligence and exchange of…