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Ousted Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to appear before accountability court today

Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before the accountability court today. He's facing corruption and money laundering charges in Panama Papers scandal.

Sep 26, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
'Aggressive' Nawaz Sharif attacks judges for ousting him as Pakistan Prime Minister

'Aggressive' Nawaz Sharif attacks judges for ousting him as Pakistan Prime Minister

An aggressive Nawaz Sharif, leading a mammoth rally from Islamabad to his hometown Lahore, on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Supreme Court for ousting him as Pakistan`s Prime Minister.

Aug 10, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Abbasi's new cabinet takes oath of office

Pakistan Prime Minister Abbasi's new cabinet takes oath of office

The new cabinet of Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was sworn in at the Presidency here on Friday.

Aug 04, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif to be next Pakistan PM, Shahid Abbasi as interim PM

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif to be next Pakistan PM, Shahid Abbasi as interim PM

Shehbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Pakistan's Punjab has been announced as the next prime minister of Pakistan whereas former Petroleum Minister and senior PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will be appointed as the interim Prime Minister, Pakistani media said on Saturday. 

Jul 29, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Does PM Sharif's ouster mean chaos for Pakistan?

Does PM Sharif's ouster mean chaos for Pakistan?

Yet despite the country's history of military rule, power will likely remain within the hands of a civilian government -- and probably that of Sharif`s eponymous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Party, analysts say.

Jul 29, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

'Some people' hatching conspiracies against my govt, says Pak PM Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today accused "some people" of hatching conspiracies against his government, while his close aide openly pointed finger at the powerful establishment.

Jun 05, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Pak speaker sends plea seeking Pak PM's disqualification to EC

Speaker Ayaz Sadiq today said that the reference seeking Sharif's disqualification has been sent to EC to "strengthen" the parliamnet.

Oct 01, 2016, 20:26 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif meets Kerry; seeks US role in Kashmir dispute

Nawaz Sharif meets Kerry; seeks US role in Kashmir dispute

"Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had two very productive meetings at start of General Assembly visit with US Secretary of State John Kerry & PM of New Zealand," Pakistan's envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi tweeted.

Sep 19, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

Quetta attack: Intelligence agencies working to defeat enemy designs, says Pak PM Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's intelligence agencies are working hard to defeat the designs of enemies and eradicate the menace of terrorism, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday, two days after 74 people were killed in a deadly suicide bombing at a hospital in Quetta.

Aug 10, 2016, 19:13 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif calls for plebiscite in Kashmir, expresses shock over killing of terrorist Burhan Wani

Nawaz Sharif calls for plebiscite in Kashmir, expresses shock over killing of terrorist Burhan Wani

Sharif expressed shock at the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani. 

Jul 11, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

Will ensure Pak soil is not used for terrorism: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a meeting with his British counterpart David Cameron and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, reaffirmed his commitment to ensure that Pakistan soil is not being used for promoting terrorism.The three leaders met on the sidelines of the Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris.According to the Dawn, Sharif apprised both the leaders of the successes achieved during the course of the past year and half in the military operation Zarb-i-Azb which was launched against militants and terrorists without any discrimination.Talking to

Dec 01, 2015, 05:31 AM IST

Pakistan recieved $265mn from US to boost terror fight this year

The US has given Pakistan $265 million during the current fiscal year under Foreign Military Financing (FMF) for capacity enhancement in counter terrorism and counter-insurgency, revealed a US State Department report.

Oct 11, 2015, 07:45 AM IST

When Pak media made fun of Nawaz Sharif over rock star treatment to Narendra Modi

The Pakistani press is not too happy at the reception that Pak PM Nawaz Sharif has got in the United States where he delivered a keynote address at the UN General Assembly, in comparison of the 'rock star' treatment that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received.

Oct 01, 2015, 17:35 PM IST
Salman Khan opposes Yakub Memon's death penalty, says `hang brother Tiger`

Salman Khan opposes Yakub Memon's death penalty, says `hang brother Tiger`

Bollywood actor Salman Khan is well known in the industry for not mincing words, and has come out strongly against the death penalty of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon.

Jul 26, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif nods for revenge attack on Waziristan

Pakistan government has permitted Army to take revenge attack on Taliban in Waziristan.

Dec 16, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to chair meeting on LoC firing

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will on Friday hold a meeting with the National Security Committee (NSC) in Islamabad regarding the ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC).

Oct 10, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

Pak SC adjourns Sharif disqualification hearing till Oct 2

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army to mediate a truce with anti- government protesters.

Sep 29, 2014, 22:46 PM IST

Pak PM Sharif holds high-level security meeting

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today chaired a high-level meeting of civil and military officials to review the current regional and national security situation.

May 20, 2014, 20:08 PM IST

BJP hails Ajmer Sharif spiritual head`s stand on Pak PM visit

Welcoming the decision of Ajmer Sharif Dargah Diwan, Zainul Abedin Ali Khan to boycott Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf`s visit to the Sufi shrine, BJP on Saturday said it reflects thinking of Indian citizens.

Mar 09, 2013, 15:20 PM IST

Khwaja wants him to come: Khurshid on Pak PM`s visit

"Khwaja wants him to come" was how External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in Jaipur on way to Ajmer for his pilgrimage.

Mar 09, 2013, 14:06 PM IST