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January 14, 2019 6:52 PM Nawaz Sharif, Asif Zardari played last political innings: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said that Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), had played their last political innings in the country. Both the political leaders of PPP and PML-N, did not earn even a single rupee from any work, he stated while

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Govt working for people welfare: minister

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal has said healthy society is created by promoting sports activities. The Punjab government has made a comprehensive plan for the revival of sports activities in all the government schools. Talent in sports appears through promotion of sports activities in schools, therefore, the government 2

January 6, 2019 8:24 AM Farrukh Saleeem spills beans on Mohmand Dam contract

ISLAMABAD: Former government spokesperson Dr Farruk Saleem has revealed that Prime Minister Imran Khan met with the officials of Chinese company, which was awarded the contract to build Mohamad Dam. The Joint Venture of Pakistani Company — Descon owned by Adviser to PM on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood and Chinese 4

January 5, 2019 9:05 AM Accountability court extends remand of Khwaja brothers till Jan 19

An accountability court in Lahore on Saturday extended the physical remand of PML-N leader Khwaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khwaja Salman Rafique till January 19 in connection with the Paragon Housing Scheme ‘corruption’ probe. Accountability court judge Syed Najamul Hassan extended the remand after NAB representative Waris Ali Janjua claimed that billions 1

January 5, 2019 12:00 AM Govt likely to get $4.7blnin oil, LNG credit facilities

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is likely to grab $4.7 billion in credit facilities for oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a financial institution with a gulf nation’s deal expected to be concluded during an Emirati prince visit to the country on Sunday (tomorrow), senior officials said on Friday. The officials said Abu Dhabi’s 1

January 2, 2019 12:00 AM Reko Diq, IPPs, Karkey cases: International court fines Pakistan $4 bn

ISLAMABAD: The airports of 60 countries will bar the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) planes from landing if Pakistan gets behind with paying over $4 billion fine after losing the famous Reko Diq case to an Australian company for extraction of copper and gold in Balochistan. The World Bank’s International Court for Settlement of Investment Disputes

December 31, 2018 12:00 AM Omni shifted Rs27 bn from Dubai to other locations

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: A Dubai-based private company owned by Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed’s family made transactions worth around Rs27 billion from Dubai to various jurisdictions including around 20 payments of nearly £1 million into the account of the son of former High Commissioner to Britain, according to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report 1

December 29, 2018 12:00 AM PTI demands resignation of Sindh CM

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the largest Opposition political party in Sindh Assembly, has demanded the immediate resignation of the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah as his name has appeared in the JIT report that probed into the fake bank accounts scam used to launder money by the provincial bigwigs. The demand came after the PTI parliamentary 1

December 20, 2018 12:00 AM PM urged setting up LHC bench at Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: A seven-member delegation of the Faisalabad District Bar Association Wednesday met Prime Minister Imran Khan and put forth their demand of early establishment of LHC Bench here. Talking to media upon their return, DBA president Amjad Hussain Malik said that the lawyers’ delegation urged the premier to order the immediate establishment of a Lahore 7

December 12, 2018 6:37 PM NAB gets 10-day physical remand of Khawaja brothers

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday obtained a 10-day physical remand of PML-N leaders Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique in connection with the Paragon Housing Society scam. The anti-corruption watchdog presented the brothers in the accountability court and requested for their 15-day physical remand. The court 3