‘We Need Completely Clean People to Contest Polls’: Supreme Court

An implementation bench by the top court would be formed on how to conduct the elections;  the court would itself ensure that election rules regarding expenditure and banner sizes are followed. Jun 6, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) —  Considered one of the defining moments of elections 2018, the country’s top court on Wednesday made it mandatory for […]

‘Justice Spring’: Twitter Demands #JusticeForKhadija, Drawing The Top Court’s Attention

Jun 6, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice on Tuesday of recent acquittal by Lahore High Court of Shah Hussain, the man earlier convicted for stabbing fellow law student Khadija Siddiqui 23 times and critically injuring her. On Monday, LHC’s Justice Ahmed Naeem acquitted convict Hussain, […]

Shahbaz: “If We Form a Majority, We’ll Take Opposition Along, Otherwise We’ll Play Constructive Role As Opposition”

This is the first time Shahbaz in his capacity as PML-N president has commented about winning or losing in candid terms. Jun 6, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — PML-N party president Shahbaz Sharif has warned of serious consequences if the upcoming elections were not held in a transparent manner. The twice elected CM Punjab was commenting on […]

U.S. Jobs Outnumber Jobless For First Time in 20 Years

Jun 6, 2018 (BE2C2) — For the first time in 20 years, there are more job openings in the United States than there are job seekers, the Department of Labor said. The department said Tuesday job openings in April reached a record high of 6.7 million as compared to December 2017 figure  of 5.996 million […]

114 Undocumented Workers Arrested In U.S.; Protests Over Separating Migrant Children From Parents

Jun 5, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — U.S. immigration agents raided two Ohio garden stores Tuesday and arrested 114 workers believed to be undocumented immigrants for alleged identity theft. It was the largest such sting by Homeland Security and immigration agents in recent years. The agents carried out raids at two separate locations in Ohio where along […]