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SC to hear Panama Papers case on daily basis

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A new five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court has decided today (Thursday) to conduct hearing of Panama Papers case on daily basis. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa is heading the five-member bench comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal, Justice Gulzar Ahmad, Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh and Justice Ijazul Ahsan. During the case proceeding,

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Interior ministry rubbishes allegations of Sindh govt over NAP implementation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior ministry Tuesday rejected the allegations leveled by Sindh government regarding implementation of National Action Plan (NAP). Responding to statements of Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Spokesman for the Sindh government, a spokesperson for interior ministry said it is quite unfortunate that a national security issue has been used merely

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Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence with regional countries: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emphasized that Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence with all countries of the region. Chairing a high level meeting on foreign policy in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said Pakistan looks forward to establishing strong and mutually beneficial relations with countries of the region. The Prime Minister said peaceful

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Qatari prince’s letter is fraudulent, claims Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday claimed that letter by Qatar prince in Panama Papers case was ‘fake’ a ‘fraud’ for which he should be penalised. “The Qatari letter is a fraud and forgery for which the prince should be sentenced and jailed. He is not supposed to turn

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PTI submits additional documents regarding Panama case in SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) through its counsel Naeem Bukhari on Tuesday submitted additional documents in Supreme Court regarding Panama Leaks case. The forty-page document includes details of conversation between British Virgin Islands’ investigation department and Mosack Fonseca Company while emails of Minerva Community Services and Mosack, terming Maryam Nawaz as beneficial owner

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CPEC is a cornerstone of Pakistan’s quest for regional connectivity, prosperity: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a cornerstone of our own quest for regional connectivity and shared prosperity. According to a statement, he was chairing a high level meeting at PM House to review the current status of Pakistan’s relations with its neighbours and

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Renshaw nearing century at tea after Warner ton in Pakistan Test

SYDNEY (AFP) – David Warner fell for 113 after becoming the first batsman to score a Test century before lunch in Australia on the opening day of the third Test against Pakistan. The dashing left-hander raised his 18th Test hundred off 78 balls in just 117 minutes with 17 fours before he was out after lunch

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Sindh govt to forward nine cases to military courts

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Sindh Apex Committee has approved on Monday to forward nine cases to military courts. Chief Minister Sindh, Murad Ali Shah chaired the meeting of Sindh Apex Committee which was attended by Coprs Commander Lieutenant General Shahid Baig, Rangers Sindh Director General (DG) Major General Muhammad Saeed, Education Minister Nisar Khuhro and Information

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Senate body passes ‘Hindu Marriage bill, 2016’

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights met on Monday unanimously passed ‘The Hindu Marriage bill, 2016’ with Senator Nasreen Jalil in the chair. Senator Sitara Ayaz, Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari, Mufti Abdul Sattar, Nisar Muhammad, Aitzaz Ahsan, Farhatullah Baber, Dr.Ashok Kumar, Dr.Ramesh Kumar Vankwani and Dr.Darshan also attended the meeting. Now

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SC directs govt to clarify NAB’s law pertaining to voluntary return deal

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday directed the Attorney General to present government’s stance on National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) law pertaining to voluntary return deal that allows people guilty of corruption to pay a certain portion of the embezzled money and be released without any punishment. During the hearing of

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