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Senate Standing Committee urges Ishaq Dar to resign

ISLAMABAD -UNS : A day after National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seized bank accounts and properties of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, the call for his resignation intensified. On Wednesday, NAB sprang into action against Dar after an accountability court initiated proceedings against him in a corruption …

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Corruption case: NAB team raids Finance Minister Dar’s Islamabad house, assets frozen

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A Lahore-based team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) raided the house of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday after his summon regarding corruption references in accountability court was issued last week. The Lahore NAB team investigation team reached Islamabad and raided existing …

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Nawaz, children fail to appear in court; summons reissued

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Accountability court adjourned on Tuesday a case pertaining to Sharif family’s assets in London, as ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children did not turn up. Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, sons Hussain and Hassan Nawaz, son-in-law retired Captain Mohammad Safdar …

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Senate committee approves Election Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Friday approved the Election Bill 2017 and sent it to the Senate for its approval. Senator Javed Abbasi chaired the meeting of the committee at Parliament House here. The committee reviewed Election Bill 2017 clause …

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Bill introduced in NA to extend jurisdiction of SC, IHC to FATA

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid here on Friday introduced a Bill to extend the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Islamabad High Court to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas The Minister said, I am introducing a Bill …

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Who is ECP to issue me contempt notices, asks Imran Khan

What right does Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) have to issue contempt of court notices to me, asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan while speaking to the media in Lahore on Friday. “I ask ECP, are you a court of law?” he asked. “Have …

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Majority of APC agrees FATA merger: Fazl, Achakzai raise concern

ISLAMABAD -UNS – All Parties Conference (APC) called by Awami National Party (ANP) on the issue of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms stood divided as Jamiat Ulema Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazl ur-Rehman and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (Pk-MAP) disagreed with the …

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Arrest warrants issued for Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday issued bailable arrest warrants for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. The warrants were issued in contempt of court case against the PTI chief. Khan is facing the case over his scandalous remarks about the commission. The …

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Govt decides to ban Ansar-ul-Shariah

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says the government has decided to ban Ansar-ul-Shariah, a newly-emerged militant organization. A terrorist from the militant organization was involved in recent gun attack on MQM lawmaker Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan in Karachi. Alleged mastermind of the attack, identified …

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Federal Cabinet approves bill aimed at extending jurisdiction of apex courts to FATA

ISLAMABAD -UNS : As a major step towards mainstreaming of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, the federal cabinet on Tuesday approved placing of a bill before the Parliament that seeks to extend jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Islamabad High Court to the tribal areas. The …

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