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ISI chief Faiz Hameed call on PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday newly appointed Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI)Chief, Faiz Hameed called upon the Prime Minister, Imran Khan here in Islamabad. In a military transfer and appointments on Sunday, Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed was appointed as the Director General of Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI), according to Pakistan's media wing. General Hameed replaced Lt-Gen Asim Munir, who is now posted as the Corps...

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ISI chief Faiz Hameed call on PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday newly appointed Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI)Chief, Faiz Hameed called upon the Prime Minister, Imran Khan here in Islamabad. In a military transfer and appointments on Sunday, Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed was appointed as the Director General of Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI), according to Pakistan's media wing. General Hameed replaced Lt-Gen Asim Munir, who is now posted as the Corps...

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Rs900 BN budget 2019-20 presented by KP govt

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's (KP) Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra on Tuesday unveiled the province's budget for financial year 2019-20, which has a total outlay of Rs900 billion. Spending on the annual development programme has been suggested to be Rs236bn out of the total outlay. The budget speech was delivered in the KP assembly amidst protests and chanting by the opposition against...

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PM Khan to head 13-member National Development Council

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has formed a National Development Council (NDC) and announced its members and the head in a notification issued on June 13. The notification, which lists the chairperson, members, and the NDC's secretary, states the following as its terms of reference: The NDC will "set policies and strategies for development; formulate and tailor policies to achieve...

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Hussain Asghar to be appointed chairman anti-corruption commission: sources

ISLAMABAD: Ex-police officer Hussain Asghar expected to be made the chairman of the anti-corruption commission earlier announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan, sources informed on Tuesday. The Premier had earlier announced to constitute a "high-powered commission" to probe corruption of the last 10 years in Pakistan. The commission will be constituted soon to probe corruption, said the sources. Asghar currently...

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PM Khan presides cabinet session

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan presided a session of the federal cabinet on Tuesday to discuss the budget session, the recent string of arrests and his visit to Bishkek to attend the Council of Heads of State (CHS) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The session, which began at 11 am in the PM Office, discussed the establishment of an inquiry...

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LHC rejects bail pleas of Khawaja Saad Rafique, Salman Rafique

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail applications of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Khawaja Saad Rafique and Khawaja Salman Rafique. Justice Baqir Najafi headed the two-member bench which announced the verdict. Both brothers are prime suspects in a corruption reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) earlier this year. Khawaja Brothers have been accused by...

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$918 MN worth loan agreement signed by World Bank, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD. The Government of Pakistan and World Bank signed three loan agreements worth US$ 918 million to help support revenue mobilisation and higher education development in the country on Tuesday. The agreements were signed by Secretary of Economic Affairs Division Noor Ahmed on behalf of the federal government and World Bank Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan while the representatives of Higher...

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Carrying out transactions through fake accounts is a huge crime: CJP Khosa

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa said on Tuesday carrying out transactions through fake accounts is a huge crime. The CJP made the remark while hearing a case related to the opening of fake accounts. The Supreme Court was hearing the case on the plea submitted by Senior Assistant Bank Mohamad Anwar. During the hearing, the CJP said...

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Detailed verdict of Zardari’s bail plea rejection issued by IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday has issued a seven-page detailed verdict on the bail plea of former president Asif Ali Zardari being rejected in the fake accounts case. The verdict states that the Supreme Court in the Avenfield case had set precedents for bail in cases of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The decision of the Supreme...

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PM Imran directs not to issue production order for Zardari: sources

ISLAMABAD: According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday has directed for not issuing production orders for any member of the National Assembly, including Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. The prime minister during the meeting issued the directives at a meeting he presided over here of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and coalition parties. Addressing the participants,...

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Budget 2019-20 enemy of the people: Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Shehbaz Sharif, the Opposition leader in the National Assembly termed Federal Budget 2019-20 as an "enemy of the people" and vowed to "try our best not to let it pass". Moreover, Shebaz Sharif, also the president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), was heading and addressing the party's joint parliamentary meeting. Leaders of the allied parties were also present...

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Fake Accounts Case: Production orders issued for Faryal Talpur

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday issued production orders for the sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur who is currently under NAB custody under nine-day physical remand in fake accounts case. Secretary Sindh Assembly Umar Farooq wrote a letter to the NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal and DG NAB Karachi seeking issuance of production orders...

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Don’t compare match with strikes: DG ISPR responds to Indian minister

Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Monday responded to Indian Home Minister Amit Shah's congratulatory message to the Indian cricket team after their win over Pakistan in the World Cup clash, in which he said: "Another strike on Pakistan by Team India and the result is same." "Congratulations to the entire team for this superb...

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CJP Khosa vows to evaluate life imprisonment law

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa said on Monday that the current interpretation of the life imprisonment law was flawed and expressed the intent to reexamine it at an "appropriate time". During the hearing of review plea of a murder case, CJP said that the span of life imprisonment is limited to 25 years when it is meant...

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World sees Pakistan as an ideal destination for investment: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said the global community was looking towards Pakistan as the most significant country in the world, blessed with huge strategic and investment opportunities. The prime minister, speaking to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senators who called on him here in the PM chamber at Parliament, said that this was made possible due to the hectic...

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SC orders PIA to submit plea against regularisation of contract employees

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to submit a plea seeking withdrawal of another SC decision on regularisation of contract employees in Karachi. A three-member bench of the top court headed by Justice Azmat Saeed was hearing multiple petitions regarding the national flag carrier. During the hearing, PIA counsel Naeem Bukhari sought permission for recruitment...

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