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PM says satisfied to have SC resolving ‘Panama Papers’ issue

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said it was a matter of satisfaction for him that the issue of ‘Panama Papers’ would be resolved in the Supreme Court (SC). “I have been striving continuously for this, and had on my own requested the Supreme Court to constitute a Commission,” the premier

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Another network of Indian spies unearthed in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan’s security agencies on Wednesday unearthed another network of Indian spies that is involved in terrorism in Pakistan and is being run under auspices of New Delhi’s embassy based in Islamabad. According to sources, the two diplomats have been identified as Rajesh Kumar Agnihotri and Balbir Singh. Security sources say the

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ECP defers hearing of applications seeking PM’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday put off hearing into applications seeking Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification till Supreme Court delivers its ruling, Samaa reported. In today’s hearing, according to our correspondent, the ECP resumed hearing into applications filed against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PTI Chairman Imran Khan and

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PTI worker urges Imran to return his Rs100 donation

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – A visibly disappointed activist of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has written a letter to party chairman Imran Khan, seeking to reclaim him Rs 100 donation that he gave for organising PTI’s planned sit-in on November 2 (today) in Islamabad, which changed into ‘Thanks-giving day.’ In a letter, the worker who identified himself as

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Sharif’s case is clear, he is trapped in Panamagate, claims Rasheed

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chief of the Awami Muslim League (AML) and a strong loyalist of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Sheikh Rasheed on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was badly trapped in the infamous Panamgate case. Speaking to media after the hearing of disqualification references in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), he said

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PM hails Ch. Nisar’s role for handling Islamabad agitation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appreciated the efforts of interior minister for handling agitation and lockdown situation in Islamabad. He said this while chairing the federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday. The Prime Minister said the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan did his duty to protect the state and

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Death toll rises to 17 in Gadani ship explosion

GADANI (Monitoring Desk) – The number of those died in an explosion at Gadani ship breaking yard on Wednesday raised to 18, with fire-fighting still continues at the site. On November 01, at least 11 people died on the spot while 60 wounded when a gas cylinder exploded and started a fire inside an oil

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Nisar says Pakistan wins as ‘tense political atmosphere’ left behind

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday said there were no winners or losers today rather Pakistan won as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan withdrew his call to lockdown Islamabad. He said today Pakistan had won. It was a victory for the future of children, and for national institutions. Peace,

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Cancellation of lockdown plan by PTI victory of PML-N’s stance: Saad

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Tuesday said the cancellation of plan to lock down Islamabad by Pakistan Tehrrek-i-Insaf (PTI) was a victory of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N)’s principled stance. It had proved that ‘decisions’ could not be imposed through protests or demonstrations as the Supreme Court had now taken

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Maryam downgrades Imran over Islamabad protest cancellation

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, took a dig at PTI Chairman Imran Khan after his sudden decision to call off his protest in Islamabad. Maryam’s reaction came after Imran Khan abruptly put off his protest, saying that his objective to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to order an

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