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Accountability Court rejects Sharif family’s exemption plea

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Accountability Court Thursday rejected the plea of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to be exempted from appearing before the court hearing corruption references. Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar pleaded with the court to grant them exemption from appearance February 19 to March 5.

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Imran Khan files exemption, acquittal pleas in four cases

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday appeared before the anti-terrorism court (ATC) in four cases including PTV and parliament attack. During the hearing presided over by judge Shahrukh Arjumand, Khan filed petition seeking exemption from appearance in the court and acquittal in the cases against him. He argued that cases have been registered against

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FIA summons Farooq Sattar, Rauf Siddiqui in money laundering case against MQM founder

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summoned 10 members of the parliament belonging to Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) including Farooq Sattar and Rauf Siddiqui in a money laundering case against MQM founder. According to details, FIA issued summons to Farooq Sattar, Rauf Siddiqui and other eight MQM-P lawmakers on Thursday. They are suspected to be

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SC issues arrest warrants for ex-ambassador Hussain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued arrest warrants for former ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani in the Memogate scandal case today (Thursday). During the hearing, Director General of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon informed the apex court that a letter has been forwarded to the Interpol for red

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Neither involved in any corruption nor accept such decisions: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)-  Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that he is neither involved any corruption nor will accept any such decisions. Talking to media after appearance in accountability court, Sharif maintained that now his opponents want to remove him from party presidency but Allah is with that person whose conscious is clear.

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Court reserves verdict in Zainab murder case

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore has reserved verdict in seven-year-old Zainab rape and murder case that will be announced on February 17. During the hearing headed by Justice Sajjad Ahmed at Kot Lakhpat Jail, four-member prosecution team completed its arguments after which, the decision was reserved. Prosecutor Abdul Rauf said that he is

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FIR filed against song Manikya Malaraya Poovi for hurting Muslims’ sentiments

MUMBAI (Web Desk) – Police lodged an FIR against the director of a forthcoming Malayalam film on a Hyderabadi man’s complaint that the lyrics of a song in Oru Adaar Love hurt the sentiments of Muslims. Manikya Malaraya Poovi, a song that makes Priya Varrier famous due to her outstanding expressions, speaks about Prophet Mohammed

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‘IG of Liars’ should tell whereabouts of 74 megawatts electricity: Shehbaz Sharif

BUREWALA (Web Desk) – Shehbaz Sharif asked where the 74 megawatts of energy was which the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government claims to have produced, while referring to Imran Khan as the ‘IG of Liars’. The Punjab Chief Minister (CM) addressed to a rally in Burewala where he criticised the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and said

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Tourists relieved as blocked routes cleared in Galiyat

GALIYAT (Web Desk) – The blocked routes in Galiyat due to heavy snowfall were cleared on Thursday after a span of four days.The tourists were stuck in Ayubia, Nathiagali, Donga Gali and Changla for several days following which Punjab Highway came into action and sent modern machinery to the areas on the directions of Punjab

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NAB urges Interior Ministry to place Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar names on ECL

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has written to interior ministry on Wednesday to include names of former premier Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar in Exit Control List (ECL) asserting that it is possible that the accused attempt to flee the country. A letter written to the ministry by NAB requests the

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