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PML-Q strikes SC towards switch of powers to PA deputy speaker



ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) on Tuesday moved Supreme Court docket (SC) towards delegation of powers to the Punjab Meeting deputy speaker.

In line with the petition, the courtroom’s choice interfered with the powers of parliament and that each one establishments had been sure to abide by their constitutional limits.

Final week, the apex courtroom introduced re-elections for Punjab chief minister’s publish on July 22 and ordained {that a} clear contest should be held beneath PA Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammed Mazari, as PA Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi himself was taking within the election.

The transfer got here after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and PML-Q challenged the Lahore Excessive Court docket’s choice to recount the votes polled through the April 16 Punjab chief minister’s election.

The Supreme Court docket dominated that re-election for the Punjab chief minister’s slot can be held on July 22 after the rival events — PML-N, PML-Q and PTI — reached a consensus on the matter.

Earlier, the Punjab Meeting speaker had transferred and subsequently withdrawn his powers from PA Deputy Speaker Mazari.

After a petition was filed towards the speaker’s transfer, the LHC quashed the choice of withdrawing powers from the deputy speaker.



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Afghan Muslim arrested for killings that shook New Mexico’s Islamic group



The newest sufferer, Nayeem Hussain, 25, a truck driver who grew to become a US citizen on July 8, was killed on Friday, hours after attending the burial of the 2 males slain in July and August, each of them of Pakistani descent.

The three most up-to-date victims all attended the Islamic Heart of New Mexico, Albuquerque’s largest mosque. They have been all shot close to Central Avenue in southeastern Albuquerque.

The primary recognized sufferer, Mohammad Ahmadi, 62, a local of Afghanistan, was killed on November 7, 2021, whereas smoking a cigarette outdoors a grocery retailer and cafe that he ran along with his brother within the southeastern a part of the town.


Police stated the 2 killings with which Syed was initially charged have been tied collectively based mostly on bullet casings discovered on the two homicide scenes, and the gun utilized in these shootings was later present in his residence.

In response to police, detectives have been making ready to look Syed’s residence in southeastern Albuquerque on Monday when he drove from the residence within the automotive that investigators had recognized to the general public a day earlier as a “automobile of curiosity.”

Albuquerque and state authorities have been working to supply an additional police presence at mosques throughout occasions of prayer because the investigation proceeded within the metropolis, residence to as many as 5,000 Muslims out of a complete inhabitants of 565,000.

The ambush-style shootings of the boys have terrified Albuquerque’s Muslim group. Households went into hiding of their properties, and a few Pakistani college students on the College of New Mexico left city out of concern.

Imtiaz Hussain, whose brother labored as a metropolis planning director and was killed on Aug. 1, stated information of the arrest reassured many within the Muslim group.

“My youngsters requested me, ‘Can we sit on our balcony now?’ and I stated, ‘Sure,’ and so they stated, ‘Can we exit and play now?’ and I stated, ‘Sure,’” he stated.

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North Waziristan suicide assault kills 4 troopers: ISPR



ISLAMABAD: A suicide bomber attacked a army convoy in a former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) stronghold within the tribal area alongside the Afghanistan border, killing 4 troopers, the military mentioned on Tuesday.

The incident came about in Mir Ali city of North Waziristan district, in response to an Inter-Companies Public Relations (ISPR) assertion.

Police and intelligence officers advised Reuters the bomber rammed a three-wheeler into the convoy late on Monday within the distant district, which has seen an increase in militant violence in current weeks.

The area was as soon as a hotbed of native and overseas militants however they’ve principally been pushed out by numerous army operations.

Nobody has claimed the accountability for the bombing, which got here a day after a senior TTP militant with a $3 million bounty on his head, Abdul Wali, often known as Omar Khalid Khurasani, was killed in an explosion in Afghanistan.

Khurasani’s Jamat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), designated as a terrorist group by america and the United Nations, had claimed accountability for a number of assaults in opposition to police, army, minority Shi’ite Muslims and Christians, which killed lots of of individuals in Pakistan.

TTP, often known as the Pakistani Taliban, an umbrella group of militant teams which incorporates the JuA, confirmed Khurasani’s demise.

Khurasani together with three different commanders was killed in an “enemy assault”, the TTP mentioned in a press release despatched to Reuters with out giving the mode of the assault or the place of its taking place.

Khurasani’s demise was a heavy blow to the TTP, which is in talks with Islamabad amid an ongoing cease-fire, introduced in Might. Remoted militant assaults have continued, although the TTP has not claimed accountability for any of them because the truce first went into impact.

The talks are being hosted by the Afghan Taliban.

Two Pakistan intelligence officers advised The Related Press that Monday’s suicide bombing within the city of Mir Ali additionally wounded an unspecified variety of civilians and troopers.

The officers wouldn’t elaborate and spoke on situation of anonymity as a result of they weren’t authorised to talk to the media on the document.

— With enter from AP

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Military publicizes switch, posting of its senior commanders



RAWALPINDI: In one other spherical of high stage postings and transferred, Pakistan Military posted Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant Normal Faiz Hamid and posted him as Commander of Bahawalpur Corps, the Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR) mentioned Monday.

In an announcement, the navy’s media wing introduced two extra postings.

The navy’s media wing mentioned Lieutenant Normal Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat has been posted because the commander of Peshawar Corps.

Furthermore, in keeping with the ISPR, Lieutenant Normal Khalid Zia has been appointed as the brand new Navy Secretary to Chief of Military Employees at GHQ. Final week, former director-general of the ISPR Lt Gen Asif Ghafoor was appointed Corps Commander Quetta.

Based on the ISPR, Lt Gen Ghafoor was appointed to switch his predecessor, Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali who – together with 5 different Pakistan Military officers – embraced martyrdom final Tuesday after an aviation helicopter of the military crashed at Lasbela, Balochistan.

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