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Chaudhry Nisar included intelligence officials in Panama JIT

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar during the hearing of money laundering case remarked that Chaudhry Nisar included intelligence officials in Panama JIT, not the court. Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed along with his son Abdul Ghani appeared before the Supreme Court bench after repeated absence. The chief justice said he was

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PTI’s Asad Qaiser sworn in as new NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Asad Qaiser of PTI has taken oath as the new speaker of the National Assembly. Outgoing Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq administered oath to him. Asad Qaiser of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf secured 176 votes whilst the opposition’s candidate Khurshid Shah 146 votes. A total of three hundred and thirty votes were cast. Of these eight

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New elected MPAs in Punjab Assembly take oath

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- As many as 358 newly-elected members of 17th Punjab Assembly took oath on Wednesday. During the first session that begun after a delay of 46 minutes, outgoing Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal administered the oath from the newly elected member of Punjab Assembly. Several members took oath including Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, Aleem Khan, Hamza

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PTI’s Mushtaq Ghani sworn in as KP Assembly Speaker

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf’s (PTI) Mushtaq Ghani has been elected as Speaker of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Wednesday. Mushtaq received 81 votes and declared victorious against opposition’s Laiq Mohammad who secured 27 votes. 108 out of 112 members of provincial assembly exercised their voting right. KP assembly had commenced its session during which polling

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ECP accepts Imran’s apology, withdraws notice in Ballot secrecy case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday withdrew their suo motu notice after accepting the apology of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in ballot secrecy case. The ECP has directed to issue the success notification of Khan from Islamabad’s NA-53 constituency. A four-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice

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Caretaker PM forwards summary to call NA session on August 13

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Caretaker Prime Minister (PM) Nasir-ul-Mulk on Thursday has formally forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain, suggesting to summon the session of the National Assembly (NA) on August 13. On the first day, the new elected members of NA will take oath of their office. This will be followed by the elections of

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ECP rejects Imran Khan’s apology in ballot secrecy violation case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)– The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected the apology of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and in-waiting prime minister Imran Khan over violating the secrecy of ballot while casting his vote during recent general elections. Babar Awan, the counsel for the PTI chief, appeared before the electoral body on Thursday and submitted the reply

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ECP accepts apology of Imran, Ayaz, Pervez in offensive language case

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday directed to issue the success notification of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ayaz Sadiq after accepting their apologies for violating electoral code of conduct. A four-member commission headed by Chief

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Court orders to present Nawaz Sharif in NAB references on Monday

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Accountability court on Thursday ordered to present ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment references. During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Arshad Malik, NAB’s Deputy Prosecutor General Sardar Muzaffar told that Islamabad High Court (IHC) has shifted both references to your court. Nawaz Sharif

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CJP expresses resentment over delay in Nandipur corruption case’s probe

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday expressed resentment over delay in the probe of Nandipur power project corruption scandal. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice conducted hearing over the restored 2011 petition of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Mohammad Asif against allegations of corruption in the construction of

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