Pakistan SC accepts Nawaz Sharif family’s plea against disqualification in Panama Papers scandal

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted a plea to form a five-judge bench to hear the review petitions of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar challenging his disqualification in the Panama Papers scandal. The separate petitions were filed by Sharif and his family against the judgement on […]

North East

Five PLA militants killed in Manipur

Imphal: Five militants of the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA) were killed in an exchange of fire between NSCN-IM and PLA at Makan in Manipur’s Kamjong district on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place at about 5.30 am near the Indo-Myanmar international border, 53 km away from Kasom Khullen police station, they said. Details […]