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PM orders immediate removal of SECP chairman

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to remove chairman Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Shaukat Hussain Abbasi, over his illegal appointment. Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered immediate removal  of Abbasi as SECP chief and approved the notification in this regard. Abbasi was given promotion thrice in four months while investigation also proved that his appointment was made in violation of the rules by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government. It is also reported that the SECP chairman had…

EU pushes internet firms to remove extremist content in one hour

BRUSSELS: The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google, Facebook, Twitter and other internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines. The Commission told such companies in March that they had three months to show they were removing extremist content more rapidly or face legislation forcing them to do so. The Commission wants content inciting or advocating extremist offences, promoting extremist groups, or showing how to commit such acts to be removed from the web within…

Sindh CM directs police to remove encroachments from GTS, landfill sites within 48 hours

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday directed police to remove encroachments within 48 hours from transfer stations, landfill sites in Karachi, ARY News reported. "The process of lifting garbage and cleanliness of the city has been started but all the institutions have to extend their support to solid waste management so that they could perform to the best of their capacity purely on modern and on scientific mode in the interest of this city and its people," he said while presiding over a high…

PPP’s bigwig Dr Asim allowed to go abroad for ‘medical treatment’

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday ordered to remove Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Dr Asim Hussain’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and let him travel abroad for medical treatment, ARY News reported. “The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has not challenged the medical report and we cannot deprive somebody from undergoing medical treatment,” the court said. The apex court has allowed him to get medical treatment for one month and then come back and once he would be back his name would…

UP seminary demands removal of word ‘Sindh’ from Indian national anthem

LUCKNOW: A religious seminary in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh has come up with a rather unusual demand from the government, seeking removal of word ‘Sindh’ from the Indian national anthem and said seminary students will sing it once the amendment takes effect. The demand was mooted by Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulema celebrated the Independence Day on Tuesday. "It has been a tradition since 1947 to offer special prayers for the country after hoisting flag on the Independence Day. It was followed this year as well," said a Maulana…

Israel refuses to remove metal detectors from Jerusalem mosque

JERUSALEM: Israel has refused to remove metal detectors installed outside al Aqsa, mosque where a large number of Muslims come for prayer, thus increasing tension in the area as Israel resorts to bloodiest violence in years against the unarmed civilians. Israel will not remove metal detectors, but could eventually reduce their use, Israeli officials said on Sunday. With Israeli generals warning the violence may spiral, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering alternatives to the walk-through gates placed at…

Facebook vice president meets Nisar, commits to remove provocative material

ISLAMABAD: Vice President of Facebook Joel Kaplan on Friday called on Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and committed to remove fake accounts, explicit, hateful and provocative material that incited violence and terrorism, ARY News reported. Talking to Nisar in Islamabad, the Facebook vice president reiterated to keep the platform safe and promote values that were in congruence to community standards in Pakistan. The two sides discussed steps to remove blasphemous content from social media. Nisar said no one…

United Airlines now ‘kicks out’ wedding-bound couple from flight

WASHINGTON: An engaged couple were removed from a United Airlines flight to Costa Rica on Saturday, as the airline remained under scrutiny following outrage caused by a video last week of a passenger being forcibly removed from a flight. According to the couple, who said they were en route to get married, a federal marshal had escorted them from the plane before take-off from Houston, Texas, but United denied this on Sunday, saying in a statement that neither a marshal nor other authorities was involved. The couple…