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Army rejects PM orders


CLASH OF INSTITUTIONS FEARED; FATEMI SACKED, RAO TEHSEEN REMOVED Nisar irrational remarks create confusion, complicates situation From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: The Dawn Leaks imbroglio deepened further yesterday as initally there was immature gesture from the Prime Minister House to resolve the issue but the Army reaction over the move fueled …

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Nawaz rules out resignation

TAKES SHOTS AT PTI IN OKARA RALLY From Our Correspondent OKARA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ruled out tendering his resignation as per the demands of opposition parties, as he took shots at PTI chief Imran Khan and his political party. Addressing a large number of supporters gathered here yesterday, the …

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Nisar should quit over report imbroglio: Shah

From Our Correspondent SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Khursheed Shah yesterday said that Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan should immediately resign from his office after the rejection of the government report by ISPR. Addressing a press conference here at his residence, Shah said that he being an …

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SC to hear petitions against Imran, Tareen on May 13

CONCEALING INCOME IN NOMINATION PAPERS From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: After announcing its judgment in the Panamagate case, the top court has fixed two constitutional petitions seeking disqualification of the PTI chief, Imran Khan, and its general secretary, Jahangir Tareen, for their alleged wrongdoing including concealment of income in nomination papers. The …

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NAB conceals facts


DR ASIM’S LAND ALLOTMENT CASES ALREADY IN SUPREME COURT By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI:  The Accountability Court IV has fixed May 6 as next date of hearing for the NAB reference No.13/2016 against former petroleum minister and President PPP Karachi Dr Asim Hussain and others after hearing the arguments from both …

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Hikmatyar returns to public life after exile

MEHTARLAM: Notorious Afghan warlord and ex-prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returned to public life yesterday after more than 20 years in exile, calling on the Taliban to lay down their weapons and join a “caravan of peace”. Hekmatyar, white-bearded and clad in his trademark black turban, spoke to supporters at a …

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Pak MPs reach Kabul to ease tension

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: A 15-member parliamentary delegation headed by the speaker of Pakistan’s lower house of Parliament reached Afghanistan Kabul yesterday in an effort aimed at easing tensions with Afghanistan. The team, led by NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, will meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and others. The visit is …

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IS claims killing Taliban official in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The militant Islamic State (IS) group killed a senior Afghan Taliban official in Peshawar, the Afghan militants claimed yesterday, in a rare clash between the rival Islamist groups inside Pakistan. Afghan Taliban sources told a foreign news agency that Maulvi Daud was killed on the outskirts of Peshawar with two …

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Nabil Gabol exposes person’s name

RS10 BN BRIBE OFFER TO IMRAN By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Former MNA and PPP leader Nabil Gabol has claimed that the owner of Shapes gym – who is also a mutual friend with Hamza Shahbaz Sharif – brought the 10 billion rupees bribe offer to Imran Khan to keep mum …

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