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Pervez Musharraf resigns as APML Chief

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Friday resigned as chief of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a political party he formed in 2010. Musharraf decided to step down as the party chief following a returning officer declared him disqualified from holding public office. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP),

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SC directs to review mechanism of petroleum prices, taxes

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court on Friday has expressed reservations over the briefing of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and other officials and directed to review the mechanism petroleum prices and imposition of additional taxes. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case in Supreme

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LHC directs Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt case

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday directed former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt of court case. A three-member full bench headed by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi heard the case. Iqbal appeared before the court. His lawyer requested the court to adjourn the hearing of

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Tickets being awarded with honesty: Shah Mehmood

MULTAN (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday that the distribution of tickets among the party members is being carried out with honesty. Talking to media in Multan, Qureshi maintained that Imran Khan has formed a parliamentary board to make the entire process transparent. We have adopted three rules. The

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Zaeem Qadri lashes out at Hamza Shahbaz, announces to contest polls independently

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- After surfacing of differences with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz Sharif and his party’s depriving him of election ticket, disgruntled Zaeem Qadri on Thursday announced to contest election on NA-133 as an independent candidate. Without identifying anyone, he said PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif told him that some people in the party

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Barrister Khalid Jawed Khan appointed AG

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Interim president Sadiq Sanjrani has on Thursday appointed barrister Khalid Jawed Khan as Attorney General for Pakistan. Khan is son of former Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) leader N.D Khan. As per details garnered, interim president and Senate chairman has signed on the summary in this regard. Barrister Khan’s professional career spans more than

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Appellate tribunal directs RO to submit complete record of Imran’s NA-53 nomination papers

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The appellate tribunal on Thursday directed the returning officer (RO) Islamabad’s NA-53 constituency to submit complete record of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s nomination papers. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani heard the petition of Khan challenging RO’s verdict to reject his nomination papers in Islamabad High Court (IHC). During the hearing,

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SC summons secretary petroleum, power ministry secretary, Chairman FBR on Friday

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- The Supreme Court on Thursday has summoned secretary petroleum, power ministry secretary, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday over the issue of gradual raise in petroleum prices. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case of petroleum products high prices and extra taxes in the Supreme Court Karachi

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PM assures transfer of power according to democratic norms

KARACHI (APP)- Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk on Wednesday said the upcoming general election would prove to be a milestone in the country’s history. The formation of new government and transfer of power according to democratic norms would be ensured and every required step was being taken for the purpose, he said while talking

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Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf tenders resignation from his post

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf has stepped down from his post on Wednesday. It has been learnt that Ausaf forwarded his resignation to the president. It is an honour for me to have served Pakistan as attorney general, he said. Ausaf was appointed attorney general of Pakistan on March 29, 2016. The

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