ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on an appeal by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenging suspension of their jail terms. On September 19, 2018 the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had suspended the prison terms of the Sharif family members in the Avenfield reference, releasing them on bail. Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, a bench of the apex court took up the NAB appeal today. The chief justice remarked that…
SEOUL: Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee left a South Korean jail a free man on Monday after a panel of judges suspended his sentence, a surprise decision that sent shockwaves through the country’s political and business establishments. Coming just days before South Koreans gather to host the Winter Olympics, the ruling reignited an intense public debate over widespread corruption in a case that ousted President Park Geun-hye from office last year and has ensnared leading members of the family-run “chaebol” conglomerates.…
KARACHI: DIG Traffic Karachi has ordered the city drivers to arrange driving licences immediately or to face a month-long jail term.
KARACHI: An article by the US Central Command has stated that the troops station in Middle East countries are observing eating and drinking restrictions during the holy month of Ramazan in an attempt to respect the values of Muslim countries.
KARACHI: A law was passed in the United Arab Emirates which imposes a fine upto 250,000 Dirhams ($68,000) if persons and a possible jail time if persons are found using swear words on Whatsapp.