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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.

  • LOL! Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali just proved celebrating a wicket can be injurious to health

    Fast bowlers are known for celebrating their wickets and different bowlers have different styles. Bowlers celebrate their success after bagging a wicket during a cricket match, however, there are very rare incidents when bowlers get injured while celebrating a wicket. But one such incident happened during 2nd ODI of ongoing Pakistan vs Zimbabwe series.

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    Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Pakistan to file second counter-memorial in ICJ today

    Islamabad: Pakistan will file its second counter-memorial in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday, on the conviction of retired Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death in April last year on charges of espionage and terrorism.

  • India, Pak military drill in Russia to focus on anti-terror ops

    New Delhi : Boosting counter-terror cooperation and evolving a common strategy to deal with radicalisation and separatism will be the focus of a mega military exercise in Russia next month, in which India, Pakistan and other member-nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will participate, officials said on Monday.

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    Ahead of Pakistan polls, FB disables accounts of Saeed’s political party

    Lahore : Ahead of the general election in Pakistan, Facebook has disabled numerous accounts and pages of the Islamist Milli Muslim League (MML), in a setback to the political outfit launched by Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa, according to a media report on Sunday.

  • Pak issues red warrant against ex-minister Dar

    Islamabad : Pakistan has issued a red warrant against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, who has been declared absconder by an accountability court in a corruption case, the Interior Ministry told the Supreme Court.

  • Pak’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province sets up special units to protect politicians

    Peshawar : Pakistan’s troubled Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province has set up Joint Crisis Management Units (JCMU) to protect politicians, after a spate of terror attacks killed nearly 150 people, including 2 top political leaders ahead of the general elections in the country, a media report said on Sunday.

  • 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).

  • 133 killed, 200 injured in twin election-related blasts in Pakistan

    Peshawar/Karachi: At least 133 people, including a top nationalist leader, were killed and over 200 others injured today in a powerful suicide blast and a targeted attack on separate election rallies in Pakistan, the deadliest in a series of assaults on candidates ahead of the July 25 polls.