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Lahore court to indict PM Shehbaz, others in money laundering case on May 14

ISLAMABAD, APR 27: A special court in Lahore on Wednesday stated that charges against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and others in the Rs16 billion money laundering case will be framed on May 14, asking them to ensure their presence at the next hearing as no further adjournments will be made. “It is made clear that on [the] next date of hearing, charge[s] shall be framed and all the accused shall ensure their personal attendance,” the written order said. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had booked PM Shehbaz and his sons,Read More

NAB made an effective organization, says Chairman

DNA Islamabad, APR 27: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal presided over the review meeting of NAB’s collective performance. Chairman appreciated NAB’s excellent performance. A meeting of NAB was held under the chairmanship of NAB Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal.  The meeting reviewed the overall performance of NAB over the last four years. Lauding the performance of NAB, NAB Chairman said that various reforms have been introduced  in NAB the NAB has been made an active institute. All resources are being utilized to eradicate corruption from the country. ChairmanRead More

Attack on Chinese nationals; we need to do more

EDITORIAL The gruesome attack on Chinese nationals in the Karachi University has once again challenged the security apparatus of Pakistan. This is not for the first time that the Chinese nationals have been attacked. Even in the past such incidents had taken many precious lives. Every time when such an incident takes place the authorities invariably vow to put in place strict security measures but unfortunately after some time all such vows evaporate in the air. The Chinese government has rightly taken a very serious view of the incident andRead More

China says ‘no one wants to see’ World War III break out

China on Tuesday said no one wants the Russia-Ukraine conflict to turn into World War III. “No one wants to see a third world war break out,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin told reporters when asked about Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov‘s comments on “a real threat of World War III.” “We hope that relevant parties can keep cool-headed and exercise restraint, prevent escalation of tension, realize peace as soon as possible and avoid inflicting a heavier price on Europe and the world,” Wang said. “Under the current circumstances, all parties should, first and foremost,Read More

COAS Gen. Bajwa visits LOC

RAWALPINDI, APR 27 /DNA/ – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited forward areas along Line of Control (LOC) today. COAS was briefed on  situation along LOC and operational preparedness of the formation. COAS interacted with the troops deployed along LOC in Chakothi Sector and spent time with them. COAS appreciated their combat readiness and high state of morale.Earlier, on arrival at LOC, COAS was received by Corps Comd Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza.

Imran Khan wants 2mn people to march on Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, APR 27 (DNA) — Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and former Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday once again called upon the nation to get ready for his call to launch a long march towards Islamabad. Addressing PTI workers’ convention in Lahore, Imran Khan said that his party will observe Ramadan 27 (a possible Shab-e-Qadr) as “Shab-e-Dua” (Night of Prayers) and urged all Pakistanis to join PTI’s Shab-e-Dua for the “real freedom of Pakistan”. The former prime minister also asked party representatives to launch a public campaign at UnionRead More