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October 19, 2017 4:27 AM Hyderabad rally: Sindh can’t be ruined, declares Bilawal

HYDERABAD: As he cautioned the people of Sindh over looking at political alternatives to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari sought their electoral support in yet another election. At his first public meeting in Hyderabad on Wednesday, Bilawal listed the sacrifices of the PPP leadership and workers, its ideology, and his perceptions

October 18, 2017 6:24 PM Dar invested billions abroad in recent years, reveals NAB report

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has invested billions of rupees abroad in recent years, a key factor that would determine his fate in an ongoing graft case being heard by the Islamabad accountability court. Dar made the investment during his private adventures in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), raising doubts about the legitimacy of this huge sum of money

October 17, 2017 3:56 PM Will put institutions on right track after gaining power: Imran

MALAKAND: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday that his party will put the country’s institutions on the right track after winning the next general elections. While addressing a ceremony at Malakand University, the PTI chief said “we will transform NAB (National Accountability Bureau) and FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) first 2

October 15, 2017 2:05 PM Sharifs trying to avoid conviction for money laundering: Imran

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday accused deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family of creating anarchy in the country to shun accountability over alleged corruption. “Sharif mafia is trying to avoid conviction over money laundering,” Imran said during a party workers’ convention in Islamabad. “They fear that if convicted 3

October 14, 2017 7:11 AM Trump says Pakistan, US heading towards ‘a much better relationship’

NEW YORK: United States President Donald Trump on Saturday expressed gratitude to Pakistan and its leadership for their “cooperation”—contrary to the speech he made earlier this year accusing Pakistan of harbouring terrorists. The American commander-in-chief said that the US is “starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders 1

October 12, 2017 9:38 PM PM to seek 'explanation' from Capt Safdar over tirade against Ahmadiyya community

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has distanced himself and his party, the PML-N, from the tirade of a ruling party lawmaker against the Ahmadiyya community. Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar, a son-in-law of deposed premier Nawaz Sharif, has called for a ban on hiring Ahmadis in the military and the judiciary. Speaking in the National Assembly 4

October 11, 2017 12:06 PM PM Abbasi involved in Rs200 bn LNG corruption scam, alleges Sheikh Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: President of Awami Muslim League Sheikh Rasheed on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is involved in corruption of nearly Rs200 billion. The AML chief was referring to the Liquified Natural Gas agreement signed with Qatar. “Prime Minister Shahid Abbasi is involved in corruption of nearly Rs200 billion [in this project] 4

October 9, 2017 4:53 AM ‘Bloody revolution’ if public projects are halted: CM

LAHORE: There will be a bloody revolution if public projects are halted, warned Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif while addressing the unveiling ceremony of the first set of rolling stock of Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) on Sunday. The chief minister said the court should announce its pending verdict on the OLMT and the Punjab government would accept 11

October 7, 2017 5:05 AM Socio-legal imperatives for CPEC

Most of the discussions about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to date have revolved around its socio-economic considerations. The government in power has seldom stated, and hardly ever discussed, the socio-legal challenges attached to the projects. Pakistan is a major developing country in the region, and perhaps one of the ideal places for investment 10

October 7, 2017 4:38 AM Trump plans to send lieutenants to Pakistan with tough message

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will dispatch his top diplomatic and military advisers to Pakistan in the coming weeks, turning up the heat on a nuclear-armed ally accused of harbouring terror groups. Weeks after Trump angrily accused Islamabad of providing safe haven to “agents of chaos,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to depart for Pakistan 60