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  • Pakistan court hears remaining 2 graft cases against Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court hearing corruption cases against him and his family, the first court appearance in the remaining two graft cases following his incarceration.

  • Pakistan blacklists Sharif’s sons, block passports

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s jailed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hassan and Hussain were placed on the blacklist by the authorities, barring them from travelling on Pakistani passports, media said on Wednesday.

  • Kill this Referendum 2020

    Expect no change in India policy once Imran Khan takes over as the prime minister of Pakistan. No, not even a wee-bit, bar a slight change in rhetoric. Prime ministers come and go but the India policy of Rawalpindi-Islamabad establishment remains constant. Indeed, Pak army chiefs come and go but anti-India animus alone informs Pakistan’s approach towards this country. It is one long constant since the founding of the separate Islamic State

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    Pakistan court moved for deletion of ‘N’ from Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N

    Peshawar: A petition has been filed in the Peshawar High Court seeking deletion of the word ‘N’ from the Pakistan Muslim League-N party after conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case, according to a media report today.

  • Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz regains consciousness in London clinic, still on ventilator  

    London: Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of jailed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has regained consciousness but she is still on ventilator, said Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz. Hussain informed that his mother was able to recognise family members and could now communicate with them through gestures. However, she was unable to speak, Samaa TV reported quoting Hussain Nawaz.

  • Pakistan Elections 2018: Nawaz Sharif’s party ‘PML-N’ demands probe over ‘poll rigging’

    Islamabad: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) on Monday demanded an official probe into allegations of rigging in last week’s elections. “We demand a judicial commission to probe incidents that took place on July 25,” PML-N leader Khawaja Asif told reporters after a meeting of the party’s Central Executive Committee in Lahore.

  • Imran Khan next Pakistan PM? These 3 other sportsmen-turned-politicians also led their respective countries

    As we know that Pakistan general elections just happened and the counting is happening as of now and most probably Imran Khan will be the next Prime Minister of the Pakistan. Imran Khan was one of the big names of cricket, he was the man who played a major role in Pakistan winning the Cricket World Cup. However, Imran Khan won’t be the first sportsman to lead his country, over the world

  • Pakistan polls ‘stolen’, results ‘tainted’: Former PM Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been “stolen” and warned that the “tainted and dubious” results would cast a “bad impact” on the country’s politics.

  • How Army made Nawaz Sharif redundant

    With voting in the general elections in neighbouring Pakistan being held today (July 25), there is little hope for change. Undeterred by the disqualification, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif returned home only to be promptly jailed along with his daughter Maryam. Despite his dismissal, the chances of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) being in the lead cannot be brushed aside. A matter of concern is that there is large participation of terror

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    Nawaz Sharif on verge of kidney failure; should be hospitalised for immediate treatment: Doctors

    Islamabad: Jailed Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on the verge of a kidney failure and doctors have recommended to shift him to a hospital immediately, according to a media report. Sharif , 68, is serving a 10-year jail term in a corruption case over his family’s purchase of luxury apartments in London. He has been lodged in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi since July 13.

  • Pakistan Cabinet okays open trial of Nawaz Sharif in remaining two graft cases

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s caretaker government today approved the open trial of jailed premier Nawaz Sharif in the remaining two graft cases against him,  withdrawing an earlier notification about his jail trial. Sharif, 68, along with his daughter Maryam, 44 and his son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar are serving jail terms of 10-years, seven years and one year respectively in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, after an accountability court convicted them on July 6 over the family’s

  • Pak ex-PM fails to get out of jail as court adjourns hearing

    Islamabad : A Pakistani court on Tuesday adjourned until last week of July the hearing of appeals filed by jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law against their conviction in a corruption case, shattering their hope to come out of jail before polls to boost the campaign of their party.