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  • 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.

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    JuD chief launches poll campaign as Sharif’s imprisoned

    Lahore : As former Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, sits behind bars, Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed openly campaigns for the country’s upcoming general election.

  • Nawaz Sharif should return looted Rs 300 billion: Imran Khan

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Friday stated that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should return Rs 300 billion which he plundered. Addressing workers at Karachi Company, Khan said a change in Pakistan would be evident on July 25. Promising to tackle corruption tooth and nail, Khan promised to strengthen the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

  • A dangerous Nawaz Sharif gambit

    Pakistan is in deep turmoil even as it prepares for a general election which the country’s powerful army is seeking to influence, notwithstanding its denials. With a so-called National Accountability Bureau having convicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his heir-apparent daughter Maryam, on corruption charges for the family owning four posh apartments in an upscale area in London with ill-gotten money, the army’s current favourite, ex-cricketer Imran Khan could well don

  • Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam arrested over conviction in corruption case

    Lahore/Islamabad: Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam were shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi today after they were arrested on their return to the country following the conviction in one of the three corruption cases against the powerful political family, weeks before the July 25 polls.