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Panamagate JIT’s volume 10 has nothing significant, says Salman Akram Raja

ISLAMABAD: Sharif family's counsel in Panamagate case, Salman Akram Raja on Saturday said that volume 10 of the JIT report only consists of requests of legal assistance and has nothing which can effect the overall case, ARY News reported. Talking exclusively to ARY News, the lawyer maintained that one of his team member Khawaja Haris had requested the court to make the volume 10 public but as the court showed him some part he was satisfied. "It only has requests of mutual legal assistance (to different countries) whose…

‘Panamagate’: Supreme Court ends hearing in corruption charges against PM, reserves decision

ISLAMABAD: Amid the speculations revolving around either Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif gets disqualified or emerged stronger with regard to the Supreme Court’s possible judgment, the top court on Friday reserved its verdict after wrapping up fifth and final hearing of the 'Panama Papers' case.  The date for announcement of the verdict will be released later. The court heard arguments from both the sides - government counsel and the opposition disputing prime minister's claims in the case - and concluded its hearing…

Supreme Court permits bidding of DTH licences

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has allowed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to hold auction of the DTH licences, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The bidding for Direct to Home (DTH) licences will start in Islamabad today. The PEMRA had filed an appeal in the apex court against a stay order of the Lahore High Court. The counsel of the regulatory authority, Salman Akram Raja, in his argument before a three-member bench of the Supreme Court said that the high court has stayed the auction in…