Sajjad Hussain

Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Islamabad, Aug 4 (PTI) Pakistan’s apex anti-graft body has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, a media report said today. Sharif’s sons were declared as absconders by an accountability court after they failed to appear in either of the three cases launched against […]

 Sajjad Hussain

Pak polls: 1.67 mn votes rejected, says report

Pak polls: 1.67 mn votes rejected, says report

Islamabad, Aug 4 (PTI) A total of 1.67 million votes cast across Pakistan in the 2018 general election were rejected, which was 11.7 per cent more than that of the 1.5 million ballots discarded in the 2013 polls, according to an independent election watchdog report. A ballot is rejected from the count if it does […]

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Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Islamabad, Aug 4: Pakistan’s apex anti-graft body has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, a media report said today. Sharif’s sons were declared as absconders by an accountability court after they failed to appear in either of the three cases launched against them […]

 Sajjad Hussain

Pakistan wants resumption of talks with India: Foreign Office

Pakistan wants resumption of talks with India: Foreign Office

Welcomes Modi’s phone call to Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s congratulatory phone call to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan and said it wants resumption of bilateral talks which were halted in 2015. On Monday, Prime Minister Modi telephoned Khan to congratulate him on his party’s victory in the general elections and hoped that “Pakistan and India will […]

 Sajjad Hussain

Will take oath as Pak PM on Aug 11:Imran Khan

Will take oath as Pak PM on Aug 11:Imran Khan

Pak Election Commission orders recounting of 26 national and provincial assembly seats

Islamabad/Peshawar: Imran Khan said today that he will take oath as prime minister on August 11, even as his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party was striving to get the required numbers to form a government. The PTI, led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly after the July 25 elections, […]

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Amid allegations of foul play, Captain Imran leads his team to victory

Amid allegations of foul play, Captain Imran leads his team to victory

Islamabad, Jul 26 (PTI) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan today claimed victory in the general elections after his party emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly with its candidates winning 98 seats and leading in 20 others, amid rival political parties’ claim of “blatant” rigging. Jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan […]

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Pak court adjourns hearing in Sharif’s 2nd corruption case

Pak court adjourns hearing in Sharif’s 2nd corruption case

Islamabad, Jul 9 (PTI) An anti-graft court in Pakistan today adjourned the hearing in a corruption case against convicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif after the defence lawyer urged the judge to recuse himself from the case. Islamabad-based accountability court’s judge Muhammad Bashir, who gave 10 years of rigorous imprisonment to 68-year-old Sharif in the […]

 Sajjad Hussain

Haji Anayat welcomes Dalai Lama at Leh

Haji Anayat welcomes Dalai Lama at Leh

Kargil: The Buddhist spiritual leader and Nobel laureate for Peace, Dalai Lama arrived Leh on Tuesday morning to a rousing reception. Hundreds of prominent people received him at the Kaushak Bakula Rinpoche (KBR) Airport. Prominent among them were head of Drigung sect, Chetsang Rinpoche and Thukse Rinpoche of Hemis monastery besides Rizong Thizur Rinpochey of […]

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Ready to facilitate UN inquiry on PaK if India gives it access to JK: Pak

Ready to facilitate UN inquiry on PaK if India gives it access to JK: Pak

Islamabad, Jun 21:  Pakistan today said it was ready to facilitate the Commission of Inquiry as proposed in a recent UN report to Pakistan-administered Kashmir if India gives a similar access to the UN team to Jammu and Kashmir. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal welcomed the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) […]

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Thousands observed International Quds Day in Kargil

Thousands observed International Quds Day in Kargil

Kargil: The Last Friday of the Holy Month of Ramazan ul Mubarak (Jummat ul Vida) was observed as International Quds Day in Kargil living the legacy of Imam Khomeini r.a the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran as he declared the last friday of Ramazan ul Mubarak to be observed as International Quds Day. […]