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Watch – Helicam shots of PTI rally venue in Islamabad

Watch Samaa’s exclusive helicam video of PTI rally venue in Islamabad’s Parade Ground, showing a massive placement of chairs for party supporters. PTI chairman Imran Khan will address the public meeting today evening to press Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for resignation following Panama case verdict.

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PTI to stage first public meeting following Panama verdict today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will stage a public meeting in Islamabad on Friday, Samaa reported. It will be the party’s first rally since Supreme Court of Pakistan announced the verdict of the Panama Papers case against the members of the Sharif family. Cars with panaflexs were visible everywhere in Islamabad and Rawalpindi with PTI workers…

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Travel documents show Indian steel tycoon had no visa for Murree visit

ISLAMABAD: Indian steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal and his delegation had no visa to visit Murree, where they reportedly met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday. According to a copy of the travel documents obtained by SAMAA TV, Sajjan Jindal and the Indian delegation were issued special visas under which they were exempted from police…

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NUST wins 2-day drama festival

ISLAMABAD: National University of Science and Technology (NUST) won a 2-day drama festival organized by the Faculty of English, National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Dramatics Club here on Thursday. According to a press release issued here, about 10 universities across the country participated and mesmerized the audience with their performances. Director General Pakistan National…

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PTI flexes its muscles in twin cities ahead of Islamabad rally

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: The twin cities were abuzz with excitement and preparations on Thursday as PTI looks to hold a huge rally tomorrow to demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation. In various areas of the twin cities, cars with panaflexs were visible everywhere with PTI workers inside them. Roads throughout the city were also lined up with…

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How can Nawaz claim victory? He has lost the case 110 percent: Iftikhar Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had lost the Panama leaks case, keeping in mind the verdict. In an exclusive interview with anchor Nadeem Malik for his current affairs show Nadeem Malik Live, Justice (r) Iftikhar Chaudhry said this in response to a question…

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IIUI prohibits ‘bed sharing’ in its girls’ hostels

ISLAMABAD: The International Islamic University issued a notification in which it banned ‘bed-sharing’ in girls’ hostels. According to the notification by the International Islamic University, any girls found sharing bed with friends/sisters (sleeping, sitting in one blanket/bedspread) will be charged with heavy fine. The notification ended by instructing hostel boarders to place ‘proper/reasonable distance’ between…

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Maryam says Sharif family not displeased with legal counsel

ISLAMABAD: Daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, on Wednesday categorically denied media reports that the Sharif family was displeased with their legal counsel.  In a tweet, Maryam stated that Salman Akram Raja’s professional credentials were undisputed. She said this in her tweet after denying media reports that Sharif family were not happy with…

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PAC recommends blocking NIC, passport of tax defaulters

ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee recommended on Wednesday that the passport and National Identity Card (NIC) tax defaulters be blocked. According to details, the FBR briefed the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that there were tax cases amounting to more than Rs 300 billion pending in courts. Chairman FBR requested for assistance through legislation with regard…

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Robbers loot female Canadian senator in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A female Canadian senator of Pakistani origin was robbed by two unknown persons in Islamabad on Tuesday night. According to details, the senator identified as Salma Attaullah Jan was looted of $4,200 and over Rs. 60,000 along with different documents in Sector F-6 area of Islamabad. Police has filed the First Information Report (FIR)…

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Young poetess Farzana Naz dies after falling off stage

ISLAMABAD: A young poetess succumbed to her wounds on Tuesday a day after she fell off a stage in Islamabad, SAMAA reported. Farzana Naz sustained severe head injuries after falling under the stage at the closing ceremony of a national book festival in the federal capital on Monday. She was rushed to a private hospital…

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Dawn leaks inquiry report holds Tariq Fatemi, Pervaiz Rashid and Rao Tehseen responsible

ISLAMABAD: According to a report on SAMAA TV, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi, former Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid and Principal Information Officer Rao Tehseen have been held responsible by the Dawn leaks inquiry report for the controversy.  The inquiry report has been prepared by Justice (r) Aamir Raza who…

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Showers bring mercury down in country

ISLAMABAD: Rain-thunderstorm occurred at scattered places in upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Punjab, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during last twelve hours. Rawalpindi received 21 mm rain, Murree 19 mm and Islamabad 17 mm rain. Rain with dust-thunderstorm, associated with gusty winds and hailstorms, is expected at scattered places in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and at isolated…

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Second phase of census kicks off from Tuesday

ISLAMABAD: The Second Phase of sixth housing and population census will commence on Tuesday.      According to Radio Pakistan, eighty eight districts across the country would be covered during this phase. The second phase includes twenty one districts each in Punjab and Sindh, seventeen in Balochistan, twelve in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, six in FATA, five each…

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15 Indians killed in ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ dropped in Afghanistan

Nangarhar: According to sources, 15 Indian nationals have been killed in the Mother Of All Bombs which was dropped in Afghanistan to target Islamic State fighters a couple of days go.  The largest non-nuclear bomb dropped in Nangahar province of Afghanistan by the USA killed as many as 90 Islamic State fighters, according to certain…

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Imran refuses to be part of National Security committee

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan refused to be part of a National Security parliamentary committee on Saturday. After his refusal,senior PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi became a member of the committee.  Speaker of the National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq had included Imran Khan’s name among the 34-member committee. However, the PTI chairman refused to be a…

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Maryam Nawaz trolls Imran Khan on Twitter

ISLAMABAD: Daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif trolled PTI chief Imran Khan on Twitter with a picture which showed the Kaptaan celebrating the verdict in one shot and protesting it in the other.  Maryam Nawaz never shies away from taking a shot at PTI or Imran Khan when it comes to her tweets. After the Panama…

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10 reasons why PM Nawaz should resign immediately

KARACHI: After the verdict of the Supreme Court of Pakistan was made public on Thursday regarding the Panama Leaks case, various political parties have started clamouring for the Prime Minister to tender his resignation. Here are ten reasons why those demands are being made on solid grounds:- 1 Post-verdict, Nawaz has lost all moral authority…

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Dawn leaks report will be presented on Tuesday: Nisar

WAH CANTONMENT: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Friday that the report pertaining to the Dawn Leaks scandal would be presented on Tuesday.  Addressing a press conference at Wah Cantonment, Chaudhry Nisar ridiculed Asif Ali Zardari’s criticism on the Prime Minister from yesterday and claimed that Zardari lecturing on Article 62, 63 was…

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Nawaz Sharif—A Prime Minister absent moral authority

By Shahjahan Khurram In democracies around the world, moral authority is the driving force through which one occupies a public office and more importantly, stakes his claim to remain in one. Thursday’s Supreme Court verdict regarding the Panama Leaks controversy has stripped Mian Sahib from all, in my opinion and it is for the betterment…

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Panama verdict: 12 incriminating remarks by judges

By Shahjahan Khurram and Zahid Hussain ISLAMABAD: Here are 12 important remarks by judges from the Supreme Court’s verdict pertaining to the Panama Leaks case which was announced on Thursday.  1. Hussain Nawaz sending gifts to his father Nawaz Sharif:- A son settled in Saudi Arabia and having two wives and about half a dozen children…

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