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Parks were occupied during Mustafa Kamal’s tenure: Saeed Ghani

PHOTO: FILE Public parks were illegally occupied during Mustafa Kamal’s tenure, said PPP leader Saeed Ghani He was speaking to the media at the City Courts where he had come to record his statement regarding Dr Shahid Masood. According to the PPP leader, the term ‘China-cutting’ was introduced during the former Karachi mayor’s time. “The…

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Dr Aamir Liaquat joins PTI

KARACHI: Imran Khan, the PTI chairman on Monday welcomed the controversial media personality Dr. Aamir Liaquat in his party. He was addressing a press conference with Dr. Aamir Liaquat Hussain at party leader Imran Ismail’s residence in Karachi. Imran Khan said the PTI needed Aamir Liaquat’s voice to project party’s ideology on the media. Dr…

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NAB Lahore directed to expedite on corruption cases without fear

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal directed the Lahore Bureau for expeditious disposal of corruption cases including mega corruption.        He said these cases should be processed on basis of solid evidence, without delay and any external pressure. He was chairing a meeting at NAB Lahore to review overall performance…

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Imran introduced ‘good and bad corrupt’: Bilawal

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan People’s Party chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that Imran Khan introduced “good corrupt and bad corrupt”. The party chairman – addressing a gathering at Kotli Sattian – said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief is playing ‘politics of hypocrisy’. “Look at the hypocrisy of Imran Khan. He used to criticize N-League on making metro project…

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Accountability Court to hear Ishaq Dar reference today

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court Islamabad will hear the corruption reference of assets beyond known sources of income against former finance minister Ishaq Dar today. In previous hearing on March 5, president of National Bank, Saeed Ahmed Khan, accused in assets beyond known sources of income against Dar, appeared before the court along with his counsel. The…

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NAB making efforts for corruption-free Pakistan: Chairman NAB

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice Retired Javed Iqbal has said that elimination of corruption is their national responsibility and NAB is trying its utmost to make Pakistan corruption free. Addressing the Meeting of Executive Board of the bureau in Islamabad, he said that corruption is the mother of all ills and thus its…

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Sharif family references: SC extends NAB court deadline by two months

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday extended the deadline set for National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court to complete its investigation into references against Nawaz Sharif and his family after the corruption watchdog submitted a progress report to the top court today. Hearing a case regarding the dispensation of corruption references against Sharif family within six…

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NAB gets SC notice on bail plea of Raisaini

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Thursday sought reply from National Accountability Bureau (NAB) while issuing notice to bureau on bail application filed by ex-Secretary finance Balochistan Mushtaq Raisani held under corruption scam. A division bench of the court headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan heard the case. The counsel for petitioner informed that NAB had arrested his…

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Put up or shut up, Shehbaz Sharif tells Imran Khan

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif hit back at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan over the latter’s claims about corruption in the provincial government’s multi-billion-rupee metro train project in Multan, Samaa reported Thursday. “Imran Khan spoke lies before the nation. His claims are far from the facts. I would advise him to put up or…

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Inquiry underway against Ahad Cheema regarding mega projects

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched inquiries into different mega projects against former director general of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Cheema. The accountability department is conducting inquiries on different development projects including metrobus, signal-free roads and LDA City along with Aashiyana Iqbal. NAB Lahore has sought details of these projects from LDA and…

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Ahad Cheema remanded in NAB custody

LAHORE: An accountability court Thursday handed over former head of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Khan Cheema on 11-day physical remand to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Ashiana-i-Iqbal housing scam. The NAB officials produced Ahad Cheema, who currently heads two power companies, before AccountabilityCourt Judge Muhammad Azam in a special vehicle amid strict security…

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Imran Khan says will hold huge rally to prove masses stand with judiciary

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Wednesday said the rulers are damaging the national institutions in order to save the stolen money. Addressing a press conference at Bani Gala, he said Constitution and democracy are being assaulted, claiming that the conspiracy is afoot to ruin the country. The PTI chief said Pakistan’s Foreign Minister…

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Trump ex-aide Manafort accused of bank fraud in bail offer: document

WASHINGTON: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has drawn a new accusation of bank fraud from U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office, according to court documents made public on Friday. The new accusation, related to a property Manafort owns in the Washington suburb of Fairfax, Virginia, comes on top of the indictment against Manafort last…

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Memon demands equal treatment for all according to constitution

ISLAMABAD: Former Sindh information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has said said that everybody should be treated equally according to the constitution, Samaa reported. In his statements on Thursday, Memon said that they were not released on bail while others manage to escape the country. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader stated that he was not…

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Supreme Court reserves verdict in Article 62-1F disqualification duration case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday reserved its verdict in the case regarding duration for the disqualification of the members of the Parliament incurred under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution. A five-member larger bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard several identical petitions to stipulate the timeframe for which…

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Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in graft cases

JERUSALEM: Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in two cases of alleged corruption after a long-running probe in a move set to shake the country’s politics. A decision to press formal charges against the veteran premier now rests with the attorney general’s office, which is expected to take weeks…

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Politics of corruption will end, vows PM Abbasi

MIANWALI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi vowed that the politics of corruption will have to be put to and end in the country. PM Abbasi made the remark while addressing a public meeting after inaugurating a gas supplying project in Mianwali. The Prime Minister stated that those who are buying votes cannot represent the masses….

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Parliament is wholly independent, says CJP Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Thursday said it is incumbent upon the judiciary to interpret a law that is ambiguous. The CJP said this while hearing several pleas filed to the apex court to set a time-period of disqualification under the specific Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution and said the the apex…

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Saudi billionaire’s daughter tweets joy after his release

RIYADH: The daughter of Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal on Sunday tweeted a picture of her father, expressing happiness at his release from detention, in the first reaction from a family member. “You’ve lit up the world, you are my world,” Reem bint Al-Waleed tweeted, posting a picture of her father sporting a beard….

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Watch: Former Pakistan pacer accuses PCB of corruption

Former Pakistani pacer Shabbir Ahmed on Monday accused the country’s cricket board of indulging in corrupt practices. In a video message, Shabbir questioned where the money given to PCB by the International Cricket Council (ICC) was spent. Watch what he has to say.

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Tell me if I stole even ten rupees, queries Nawaz Sharif

CHAKWAL: Firing afresh the broadside at the judiciary, the ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the ruling of Supreme Court in Panama Papers case has stoked chaos in the country. Addressing a public rally here, he said just a group of five people, referring to the five judges who decreed his disqualification on July 28,…

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