Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif leaves for Murree after appearance in NAB court

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has left for Murree from Islamabad after appearance in accountability court, hearing his petition to merge National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references. In a statement, Nawaz Sharif said that he will not run away from the so-called accountability and will face all cases filed against him. He said that Pakistan Muslim

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Political process to remain controversial without accountability for all: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has on Tuesday said that our current political process will remain controversial without accountability across the board. The PPP chairman expressed his views on Twitter and said it is unfortunate that parliament did not pass a more robust accountability bill. In another tweet, Bilalwal shared the

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Qandeel Baloch case: Another six-day judicial remand of Mufti Qavi approved

MULTAN (Sarzameen News)- A Multan court on Tuesday approved another six-day judicial remand of Mufti Abdul Qavi considering him a suspect in Qandeel Baloch murder case. Mufti Qavi appeared before the court today where the court strictly directed police to prepare challan. According to details, he was presented in the court of judicial magistrate Pervez Khan where police told

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Imran Khan not hurrying for premiership: PTI spokesperson

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Spokesperson for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Fawad Chaudhry has said on Tuesday that party chief Imran Khan is not hurrying to get elected as the premier of Pakistan and that he would fight for another three months if needed. While talking to the media in the federal capital, Chaudhry observed that counsels of the former

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NAB to soon complete investigations against PPP leaders, says chairman

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has on Monday affirmed that investigations against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders will soon be completed. Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal told that NAB is interrogating former communications minister Arbab Alamgir and his wife Asma Arbab for possessing assets beyond known source of income and illegal

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Sindh Assembly approves resolution against Imran Khan (with more adds)

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Sindh Assembly has adopted a resolution against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Monday after he demanded premature dissolution of assemblies a day before. Khan has been addressing rallies in cities of Sindh and other provinces to organise party for General Elections 2018. In one of his addresses, PTI chief demanded to dissolve assemblies before due

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Smog woes: Punjab Assembly adopts resolution for artificial rain

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Punjab Assembly has adopted a resolution on Monday with the legislators approving measures for articificial rain to kill smog that has troubled life in the province for the past weeks. According to the experts, rain is crucial to rid the air of smog and poisonous atmosphere. Reportedly, either rain will better the environment or

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Chaudhry Brothers appear before NAB, Dar’s sons skip summons

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Former Prime Minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and his cousin former Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi – familiarly called as Chaudhry brothers – on Monday appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigators in a graft case for possessing assets beyond their known sources of income. The duo recorded their statements in the graft case

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Pakistan remains committed to combat terrorism: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Spokesperson of Foreign Office Dr Faisal said Monday that Pakistan remains committed to combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. According to statement issued by foreign office here, Spokesperson said that the FATF is an international body that sets standards relating to combating of money laundering and terrorist financing. “FATF reviews measures taken

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Govt extends Rangers’ deployment in Islamabad for 90 days

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The federal government on Monday extended the deployment of the paramilitary troops in the capital for 90 more days. The Rangers was deployed in Islamabad on the request of the local administration under Section 4 of the 1997 Anti-Terrorism Act to protect sensitive installations in the city. There are around 2,000 troopers deployed in

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