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SC declares PIA CEO Musharraf Rasool’s appointment invalid

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday declared the appointment of Musharraf Rasool Cyan as chief executive officer (CEO) of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) null and void. A bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, gave this ruling on a petition challenging the appointment of the national flag carrier’s head. It held that Mr Cyan was appointed to the post in violation of the relevant rules and regulations. Besides, a committee to appoint the PIA CEO was not set up as per…

Court throws out petition challenging Kashmala Tariq’s appointment

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Kashmala Tariq as federal ombudsperson for protection against harassment of women at workplaces. A single bench, comprising Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb Khan, rejected the petition moved by Advocate Rai Qaiser Abbas for being non-maintainable. The petitioner named the secretary to the president, the Ministry of Law and Justice, and the secretary federal ombudsman and the newly appointed female ombudsperson as…

For the half of world’s population, doctors see patients for no less than five minutes: study

SWEDEN: For half of the world’s population, primary care doctor visits last less than five minutes, researchers say. Appointments range from 48 seconds in Bangladesh to 22.5 minutes in Sweden. In the U.S., meetings with doctors average about 20 minutes. Shorter consultation times have been linked to poorer health for patients and burnout for doctors, Dr. Greg Irving of the University of Cambridge in the UK and his colleagues note in a report online November 8 in BMJ Open. The researchers reviewed 178 earlier studies…

Imran wants NAB chief appointment by Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan expressed his resentment over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s move to turn a blind eye on Panama Papers issue and evading opposition’s queries, ARY News reported. Speaking to media here, Khan said the case regarding Panama Papers should immediately be heard. He blasted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and said thwe accountability watchdog was encouraging corruption in the country with decisions like plea bargain. NAB had accepted the plea bargain…

Balochistan CM comes under fire over Arsalan’s appointment

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik Baloch is under sever criticism from his own party officials over appointment of Arsalan Iftikhar in Balochistan Investment Board, ARY News reported Thursday. Political circles and members provincial assembly registered their protest against appointment of Arsalan Iftikhar, son of former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary. However, the CM insisted that he himself appointed Arsalan, saying he would help bringing investment in the province. Sources said the…