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Nawaz Sharif moved to jail in Lahore

Lahore, Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted on Tuesday from a prison in Rawalpindi to the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore, where he will serve the seven-year prison sentence handed to him for corruption a day earlier. Fazeel Asghar, Home Secretary of Punjab province, told Geo News that[Read More…]

Rafale Controversy: Rahul Gandhi to hold nation-wide press conference to expose Modi government

Why no investigation of CM Raman Singh’s son in Panama Papers, asks Rahul Gandhi in Raipur

Chhattisgarh assembly election is due for December 2018 and the political corridors in the state are becoming active now. Pulling up his socks, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has reached Chhattisgarh for election campaigns. Attacking BJP over its failure in dealing with corruption, Gandhi says former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz[Read More…]

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif named his brother Shahbaz

Nawaz Sharif names brother as PM candidate for 2018 election

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Nawaz Sharif has nominated his brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as the candidate for the Prime Minister’s office in the next parliamentary elections. Sharif announced the decision after a Wednesday night meeting of PML-N leaders at his residence. Pakistani media quoted party leaders present[Read More…]

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Panama Papers case: Rahul Gandhi demands Raman Singh to quit like Nawaz Sharif

Accusing Chhattisgarh chief minister, Raman Singh over the Panama Papers issue, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday demanded the resignation of Raman Singh. The Congress vice president alleged, “Sharif resigned after his and his family’s name figured in the Panama Papers scandal but chief minister Raman Singh’s family is also facing allegations in[Read More…]

PM Modi meets Pak PM Nawaz Sharif ahead of SCO summit

PM Modi meets Pak PM Nawaz Sharif ahead of SCO summit

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Astana ahead of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. Sources said the two leaders exchanged pleasantries at the function, but no bilateral meeting was expected. “Since it was the first occasion when the two leaders came across each[Read More…]

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Trump pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif

In his first overseas visit as the President of the United States, Donald Trump had a brief encounter with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday. He said that he was pleased to meet him. The interaction happened before the Arab-Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Centre in[Read More…]

PM Modi wishes Nawaz Sharif on birthday

Despite the severe chill in bilateral relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted his Pakistani counter part Nawaz Sharif on his birthday. “Birthday wishes to Pakistan PM Mr. Nawaz Sharif. I pray for his long and healthy life,” Modi tweeted. Sharif turned 67 on Sunday. Birthday wishes to Pakistan[Read More…]

Nawaz, Raheel witness military exercises near India border

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday witnessed ongoing military exercises near the border with India. The exercise, in Khairpur Tamiwali in Bhawalpur, Punjab province, is aimed at checking the operational preparedness of the Pakistani military. Tanks, planes, artillery and other heavy weapons will[Read More…]

Sharif is pushing Modi’s agenda in Pakistan, alleges Imran Khan

Imran Khan on Sunday accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of pursuing his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s interests in Pakistan as the government cracked down on the cricketer-turned-politician’s supporters with police arresting over 100 of them. “When Nawaz Sharif went to London for whatever kind of surgery, he on the hospital[Read More…]

Struggle of Kashmiris can’t be terrorism: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif today said India will be “mistaken” if it equates the “freedom struggle” of Kashmiris with terrorism. Sharif added that Kashmiris were fighting for their right of self-determination and Pakistan would continue to support them. “No power in the world can stop us from supporting the freedom[Read More…]

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