Pak ex-PMs appear before Lahore court in treason case

Pak ex-PMs appear before Lahore court in treason case

LAHORE: The Lahore high court on Monday directed the federal government to file a reply on October 22 in a petition seeking action against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif under treason charges for claiming that those involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack. Former Pakistan premiers Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with prominent journalist for […]

Sharifs’ jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

Sharifs’ jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

Islamabad: A top Pakistani court Wednesday suspended the jail sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in a corruption case, according to media reports. A two-judge bench of the Islamabad High Court heard the petitions filed by former Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar challenging their conviction related […]

Parole of Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by three days

Parole of Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by three days

ISLAMABAD: The parole of Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Capt (retd) Mohammad Safdar was extended by three days on Wednesday to allow them to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, according to a media report. The three were released from the Adiala Jail on parole, hours after Sharif’s ailing wife Kulsoom, passed […]

Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s apex anti-graft body has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, a media report said on Saturday. Sharif’s sons were declared as absconders by an accountability court after they failed to appear in either of the three cases launched against them along […]

Nawaz Sharif shifted back to Adiala jail from hospital

Nawaz Sharif shifted back to Adiala jail from hospital

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted back to Adiala Jail from a hospital following improvement in his health. Sharif, 68, was admitted to the Cardiac Centre of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad after his health deteriorated due to heart trouble in the jail on Sunday night. Sources […]

Unwell Nawaz shifted to Pak medical institute

Unwell Nawaz shifted to Pak medical institute

Islamabad: Pakistan’s caretaker government today ordered prison authorities to immediately shift former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to the country’s top hospital after his health deteriorated in the high-security Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi. Doctors conducted a check-up of Sharif after he complained of chest pain and advised that he immediately be shifted to a coronary care […]

Omar Abdullah hits out at Cong on tweet about Modi, Sharif

Omar Abdullah hits out at Cong on tweet about Modi, Sharif

Srinagar: National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah said today that the Congress’s tweet about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and incarcerated former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was disappointing. “There are a lot of things I will be critical of PM Modi for but attempting to repair India’s relations with Pakistan is certainly not one of […]

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