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PPPP seeks removal of NBP President


SUBMITS RESOLUTION IN NA From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: A resolution has been submitted in the National Assembly, seeking removal of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmed – a key suspect mentioned in the Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report. The Pakistan People’s Party-Parliamentarians (PPPP) on Saturday submitted the resolution …

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‘Come Shehbaz, go Nawaz’ banners surface in Lahore


From Our Correspondent LAHORE: In a strange development and apparently showing fissures in the ruling party, banners in support of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and against embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday have propped up in various parts of the city. The banners placed can be seen at Mall Road, …

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My money trail is not ‘missing’


ALL DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED: IMRAN From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: A day after Imran Khan’s “lack of salary records” made headlines, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief held a press conference at Bani Gala to refute the allegations of money laundering and tax evasion levelled against him. “Everyone knows that I earned money abroad and …

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PML-N criticises Imran for failing to present money trail

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders yesterday criticised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan for failing to present money trail of his London flat. Holding a press conference here, PML-N’s Tariq Fazal Chaudhry said the prime minister presented himself for accountability at every forum, adding, “We have …

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Gilani for early Panama case verdict to restore normalcy

From Our Correspondent MULTAN: The Panama Papers case verdict should be announced as soon as possible so that normalcy can be restored, said former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani. He was addressing a press conference here yesterday. According to him, PPP is an ideological party and will wait for the …

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Ch Nisar will never leave PML-N: Hashmi

From Our Correspondent MULTAN: Former PTI and PML-N stalwart Javed Hashmi has said that Panama case still stands in 50-50 position but Imran Khan’s politics has 100 percent ended. While talking to media here yesteday, Hashmi pronounced that he told Khan to stand on his own feet rather than the …

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2 Afghan cops killed in clash with Taliban

KABUL: Taliban fighters overran a district headquarters in northern Afghanistan after a ferocious clash that left two police personnel dead in northern Faryab province, an Afghan official said yesterday. Abdul Karim Yourish, provincial police chief spokesman, said that the assault on the Lawlash District government headquarters was launched under the …

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Erdogan meets Saudi King

DUBAI: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Saudi Arabia and met King Salman yesterday, Saudi state news agency SPA reported, his first stop on a Gulf diplomatic tour aimed at healing an Arab rift with Ankara’s ally Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties and …

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Halting reforms to harm Pakistan’s economic stability


IMF WARNS AMIDST PANAMAGATE ISSUE  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s macroeconomic stability earned in the past three years could be undermined if the country fails to continue with its reforms, the IMF has warned, amid the political tension over the sensitive Panama Papers case.  Resident Representative of the International Monetary …

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