Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry addressing in a media briefing from outside the ECP office, on March 2, 2021. ? Geo NewsGovt demands ECP disqualify Opposition candidate Yousuf Raza Gilani after his son's "admission" about scandalous video."We were here to file a reference but the ECP was closed for the day.

LAHORE: In a tragic turn of events taking place on Tuesday near Ghalib Market police station remits, a woman has allegedly died by suicide after she shot herself, ARY News reported. According to the limited details on the case, the deceased woman has been identified as Sundus, a mother of two minors, who the police said has apparently pulled the trigger on herself in a fatal attempt at suicide.

Senior Supreme Court judge, Justice Qazi Faez Isa. ? Photo courtesy Supreme Court websiteThe Supreme Court, on June 19, 2020, had quashed a presidential reference filed against Justice Qazi Faez Isa.Justice Isa has sought removal of paragraphs 2 to 11 of the verdict.He has been allowed to argue his case himself; court to decide on request for live broadcast of proceedings.

ISLAMABAD: Polling for 37 Senate seats – excluding Punjab where senators got elected unopposed will take place on Wednesday (today). Polling will start at the Parliament House Islamabad and the provincial assemblies of Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at 09:00 am and will continue till 5:00 pm without any break.

?The journey is definitely marked with failures and successes. But the love of climbing mountains never allowed me to hold back.? ? Muhammad Ali Sadpara, November 2019 Born on February 2, 1976, in Chugho Garwing, Sadpara; Muhammad Ali, popularly known as Ali Sadpara, is the most successful Pakistani mountaineer. Growing up between the mountains, he was known for his brilliant climbing technique, terrain knowledge and determination.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a day-long visit to Hazro tehsil of Attock district tomorrow (Friday), ARY News reported. During the visit, the prime minister will launch the plantation drive and inaugurate a cricket stadium in the Attock district. As per details,10,000 trees would be planted around the cricket stadium.

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) local leadership has Thursday announced staging sit-in tomorrow to register protest over not issuing production orders for their arrested opposition leader Haleem Adil Sheikh who was detained on terrorism charges, ARY News reported. According to PTI general secretary Saeed Ahmed, the party shall hold a sit-in tomorrow (Friday) evening outside Karachi Press Club on the arrest of Sindh?s opposition leader and senior PTI leader.

ISLAMABAD: The spokesperson of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) said on Wednesday that a letter was sent to the Ministry of Interior for enhancing security measures after a group of lawyers stormed the high court?s building on February 8, ARY News reported. The spokesperson said that the decision was taken to further increase security measures for the IHC building and the interior ministry was sent a letter for the deployment of more contingents of Rangers.

KARACHI: The federation informed the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday that the islands authority as well as concerned agreement have come to an end. A bench of the high court was hearing a petition challenging the presidential ordinance for constituting the Pakistan Islands Development Authority. After statement by the Additional Attorney General on behalf of the federation, the court dismissed the petition.

PTI leader Haleem Adil Sheikh. KARACHI: PTI leader Haleem Adil Sheikh has been arrested, the Senior Superintendent of Police Malir Irfan Bahadur said on Tuesday. According to SSP Bahadur, Sheikh has been arrested amid a probe in two cases, both of which were recently registered. An armoured personnel carrier has been requested for his transport, said the police officer, adding that he will be taken to the Memon Goth police station.