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Sunday, July 8th, 2018


Imran Khan takes a dig at ex-PM, Capt Safdar

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ABBOTTABAD: (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan took a dig at Captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar, saying Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law is courting arrest as if he has conquered Kashmir. “Capt Safdar has been convicted on charges of corruption,” Khan told a gathering of supporters in Abbottabad on Sunday. His remarks came shortly after a two-member NAB team managed to arrest Safdar in relation to his conviction in the Avenfield reference after several raids in Mansehra, Abbottabad and Haripur. Safdar, along with wife Maryam and father-in-law Nawaz Sharif, was given onRead More

Maryam Nawaz announces change in plan for return back to Pakistan

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LONDON, (DNA) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Sunday announced that she and her father, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, will land in Lahore on their return to Pakistan. Earlier it was reported that duo would land back in Islamabad. “We will land in Lahore in a few days,” Maryam said while speaking to the media in London. The former premier’s daughter vowed, “We will lead the struggle for democracy in Pakistan.” “We will sacrifice for the benefit of the nation and the generations to come,” she said. “NoRead More

Mamnoon arrives in Ankara on 3-day official visit to Turkey


ANKARA, (DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain has reached Ankara on a three-day official visit to Turkey. He was warmly received at the airport. The President will attend oath-taking ceremony of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as new president of Turkey.

NAB arrests Capt (r) Safdar from Rawalpindi after Avenfield reference verdict


RAWALPINDI, (DNA) – A team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials finally arrested Captain (r) Safdar Awan, a son-in-law of ousted PM Nawaz Sharif, from party’s office at Rawalpindi’s 6th road on Saturday. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, who has been convicted in a corruption case pertaining to upscale London properties of Sharif family for abetment, had been on the run since the verdict in Avenfield reference was out on Friday. On Saturday night, the NAB team raided Safdar’s house in Mansehra as he refused to surrender in his hometown. Earlier yesterday, the anti-corruptionRead More

Army chief greets Pakistan on clinching triangular series


RAWALPINDI, (DNA) – Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has congratulated Pakistan on winning the Twenty20 triangular series against Australia. Pakistan beat Australia by six wickets in the final at Harare Sports Club to clinch the series and retain the ICC T20 ranking. In a congratulatory message on Sunday, army chief said that Pakistan is a resilient, peaceful and sports loving nation. “COAS congrats team Pakistan on winning T20 Tri Series at Zimbabwe also retaining T20 top cricket team ranking. Pakistan is a resilient, peaceful and sportsRead More

In a blow, Asif Zardari’s name placed on ECL


ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday ordered the names of the former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur to be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) in fake bank accounts case. The SC also ordered the concerned authorities to place 18 other names on the ECL regarding the same case. Earlier, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar took notice following the slow pace of probe into the case. Notices had been issued to Zardari,Read More