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Another round of talks between PML-N, MQM-P to join govt

It is reported that MQM-Pakistan is likely to get five ministries and post of an adviser in the federation.

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Lahore: Another round of talks between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Mutahidda Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) regarding the inclusion of MQM in the government will take place today (Wednesday).

The delegation of MQM includes Governor Sindh Kamran Tesuri, Mustafa Kamal and Farooq Sattar who with meet the leadership of PML-N.

In the last meeting, the MQM had put its demands before the PML-N leadership, which includes the main demand to amend the constitution to empower the district governments.

It is reported that MQM-Pakistan is likely to get five ministries and post of an adviser in the federation.

Reports also suggest that the portfolio of Port and Shipping, IT, Overseas Pakistanis, Planning and Development and Health Ministry ministries is likely to be given to MQM.

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Zalmi vs Kings, Sultans vs Qalandars to overthrow today

Zalmi versus Kings’ match will be started at 2pm today in Gaddafi stadium.

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Lahore: Peshawar Zalmi versus Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans versus Lahore Qalandars will be competing against each other in today’s (Wednesday) match in Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) season 9.

According to the details, Zalmi versus Kings’ match will be started at 2pm today in Gaddafi stadium. On the other hand, Sultans versus Qalandars’ match will be started at 7pm today in Multan cricket stadium.

Squads

Peshawar Zalmi

In the squad of Peshawar Zalmi Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Saim Ayub, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Aamir Jamal, Dan Mousley, Paul Walter, Rovman Powell, Haseebullah Khan, Mohammad Haris, Aimal Khan, Arif Yaqoob, Arshad Iqbal, Gus Atkinson, Khurram Shahzad, Luke Wood, Lungi Ngidi, Mehran Mumtaz, Mohammad Zeeshan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad, Salman Irshad, Shamar Joseph, Sufiyan Muqeem, Umair Afridi and Waqar Salamkheil included.  

Karachi Kings

In the squad of Karachi Kings Irfan Khan, James Vince, Kieron Pollard, Leus du Plooy, Shan Masood, Arafat Minhas, Daniel Sams, Jamie Overton, Mohammad Nawaz, Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Akhlaq, Saad Baig, Tim Seifert, Mohammad Amir Khan, Anwar Ali, Blessing Muzarabani, Fawad Ali, Hasan Ali, Mir Hamza, Muhammad Rohid, Siraj Uddin, Tabraiz Shamsi and Zahid Mahmood included.

Multan Sultans

Dawid Malan, Muhammad Shehzad, Reeza Hendricks, Tayyab Tahir, Usman Khan, Yasir Khan, Aftab Ibrahim, Chris Jordan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Johnson Charles, Mohammad Rizwan, Abbas Afridi, David Willey, Faisal Akram, Ihsanullah, Mohammad Ali, Olly Stone, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usama Mir included.  

Lahore Qalandars

The Lahore Qalandars’ squad includes Shaheen Shah Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, David Wiese, Sikandar Raza, Abdullah Shafique, Zaman Khan, Mirza Baig, Fakhar Zaman, Sahibzada Farhan, Mohammad Imran, Ahsan Bhatti, Jahandad Khan, Syed Faridoun, Kamran Ghulam, Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Tayyab Abbas. 

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IHC rejects DC Islamabad unconditional apology's plea

According to the details, Justice Babar Sattar heard this case against Irfan Nawaz.

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Islamabad: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected the plea of  unconditional apology of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Islamabad Irfan Nawaz Memon in contempt of court case.

According to the details, Justice Babar Sattar heard this case against Irfan Nawaz.

DC stated that 18 hearings have done in this case and he was not absent in any hearing. He surrendered in the court.

Babar Sattar scolded Irfan and inquired that do you consider this a joke. He remarked that the you are under contempt of court case. You have issued 69 Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) for 970 days.

He questioned that does they not have children and don’t they want to go for Umrah. He said that he issued a show cause notice and verdict will be given till February 26.

Irfan’s lawyer Raja Rizwan said to Babar Sattar that he is furious now. He requested to pause this case for a while.

Justice stated that this case could be completed yesterday but just because of you it could not be completed till now.

He asked from Memon that don’t you know about the court order.

Irfan replied that he could not think to disvalue of the court order. Sattar inquired that now the benches will be making on your will.

Lawyer Raja Rizwan read the context of the case on DC Islamabad and argued that the contempt of court is of three types. Civil, Criminal and Judicial. This contempt of court case has been started amid having barriers in taking justice.  

He requested from the court that this contempt of court case was not eligible on the merit of section six. The 3MPO was rejected on court’s order after that a new MPO order which has been issued by the district magistrate of Rawalpindi.

He further said that the DC Islamabad did not make any contempt of court but the DC Rawalpindi did it. The court needs to see the whole situation of this case. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) party leader was arrested on August 5. May 9 case is also in front of everyone.

I am not here to die anyone in this case, the lawyer added.

Intelligence Bureau (IB) have informed the court about the agitation and law and order situation in Islamabad.

It should be noted that the court issued the arrest warrant of DC Islamabad yesterday.

The court further issued a show cause notice to Irfan Nawaz on the request of not appearing in the IHC and ordered to include the name of DC in Exit Control List (ECL) list.

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