Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «national»

October 19, 2017 10:41 AM Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Safdar indicted in corruption cases

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar were indicted in the Avenfield properties case on Thursday. The accountability court hearing corruption cases against the Sharif family indicted the three accused after dismissing their separate pleas to suspend proceedings and halt their indictment

October 19, 2017 7:55 AM Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, Safdar indicted in Avenfield reference

ISLAMABAD: Accountability court Judge Mohammad Bashir on Thursday indicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Capt (r) Safdar in a graft reference relating to Avenfield properties, after previously rejecting the two separate pleas of the accused in the reference to halt the indictment process. During the court proceedings

October 19, 2017 6:16 AM Graft references: Sharif family pleads to halt indictment process

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Thursday reserved the judgment to indict former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (r) Safdar in connection with the corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against Sharif family in light of the Supreme Court’s July 28 verdict in the Panama Papers

October 19, 2017 4:29 AM Open varsity or resign, NA panel tells QAU VC

ISLAMABAD: After all efforts failed to restart academic activities in the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), the National Assembly Standing Committee on Education has categorically directed the vice chancellor to reopen the institute or he can resign, if he cannot. On the other side, the district administration and police have also prepared a list of 47 students

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 19, 2017 4:15 AM PSM to swap 5,774-acre land for Rs99b debt

ISLAMABAD: The two main creditors of the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) agreed in principle to acquire land of the country’s largest but closed industrial unit to settle its Rs99 billion dues, Privatisation Minister Danyial Aziz said on Wednesday. The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) have conditionally agreed to the financial

October 19, 2017 3:46 AM Maryam, Safdar want indictment delayed over 'incomplete' documents

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar are expected to be indicted today in the corruption references filed against them in an accountability court. The references were filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in light of the Supreme Court's July 28 verdict in the Panama Papers

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 18, 2017 5:36 PM PM Abbasi assures Pence of cooperation on actionable intelligence

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that Pakistan would respond to any actionable intelligence shared by the US side, as he reaffirmed Islamabad’s resolve to eliminate terrorism from the country. Pence initiated a telephone call on Wednesday evening to thank Pakistan for the recovery of US national

October 18, 2017 5:15 PM US vice president calls PM, thanks government for safe recovery of hostages

ISLAMABAD: The US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday telephoned Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to thank him for the safe recovery of the US national Caitlin Coleman, her husband Joshua Boyle, and their three children. Pence thanked the government of Pakistan and praised the professionalism of the army and intelligence agencies for the swift