Dawn: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejects Finance Minister Ishaq Dar's nomination papers for Senate election

In this file photo, Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announces the result of the first auction for 3G mobile phone networks during a news conference in Islamabad on Apr. 23, 2014. (REUTERS)
Updated 13 February 2018
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Dawn: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejects Finance Minister Ishaq Dar's nomination papers for Senate election

February 13: Dawn report by Malik Asad and Mansoor Malik states that the ECP on Monday rejec­ted defunct federal finance minister Ishaq Dar’s Senate election nomination papers, noting that he is a court absconder in a corruption and money-laundering reference pending against him in an accountability court.
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The Express Tribune: Archbishop of Karachi Joseph Coutts to be elevated as cardinal

Updated 21 May 2018
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The Express Tribune: Archbishop of Karachi Joseph Coutts to be elevated as cardinal

May 20: The Express Tribune report by News Desk states that Karachi’s Archbishop Joseph Coutts is set to be appointed as a cardinal by Pope Francis on June 29. The announcement was made during Pentecost celebrations after the holy mass by the Vatican head. Coutts will be the second Pakistani archbishop to be honoured with the position after the death of cardinal Joseph Cordeiro back in 1994.

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