Articles about Nawaz Sharif

11 Nov 2022

Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif may return after Pakistan government issues diplomatic passport

The Pakistan government has issued a diplomatic passport to the former prime minister and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif after clearance from its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

26 Sep 2022

Pakistan
Pakistan's finance minister quits, tainted PML-N leader to replace him

Amid a worsening economic crisis after the deadly floods, Pakistan's Finance Minister Miftah Ismail resigned on Sunday.

Who's Shehbaz Sharif? Key facts about his life, political career

Shehbaz Sharif has been officially nominated as the joint prime ministerial candidate of the Opposition parties in Pakistan ahead of Monday's election to elect a new premier.

10 Apr 2022

Shehbaz Sharif
Pakistan: Opposition officially nominates Shehbaz Sharif as joint PM candidate

The Opposition parties in Pakistan on Sunday officially nominated the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) President, Shehbaz Sharif, as their joint candidate ahead of the prime ministerial election on Monday, reported the country's ARY News.

10 Apr 2022

Pakistan News
Shehbaz Sharif to be named Pakistan's next PM on Monday

The Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan was ousted from power after losing a much-delayed no-confidence vote early on Sunday.

09 Apr 2022

Pakistan News
Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to face no-confidence vote today

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will face a no-confidence vote against his government on Saturday, where he reportedly has very little chance of surviving.

Pakistan Army chief orders probe into 'kidnapping' of police chief

Pakistan Army's chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has ordered a probe into the alleged kidnapping of Sindh Police chief by the paramilitary Rangers Force.

20 Dec 2019

Pakistan News
After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

The Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will seek to remove the "mentally unfit" judge who sentenced Pervez Musharraf, the country's former President, to death.

12 Aug 2019

India
Amid strained Indo-Pak ties, DTC cancels Delhi-Lahore bus service

On Monday, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) canceled service of Delhi-Lahore bus, after Pakistan took a similar decision last week.

12 Aug 2019

India
Karachi: Mika performs at wedding of Musharraf's relative, invites criticism

Amid strained India-Pakistan ties, a performance by Bollywood singer Mika Singh at a wedding in Karachi has sparked a controversy.

08 Jun 2019

India
Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.

27 Mar 2019

Pakistan News
Nawaz Sharif released from jail, to receive treatment in Pakistan

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was released from jail today, a day after the Supreme Court granted him six weeks' bail to receive medical treatment within the country.

19 Feb 2019

Pakistan News
Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India sponsored Peshawar school massacre, claims Pakistan

In the ongoing hearing of the case pertaining to release of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan's Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan on Tuesday claimed India sponsored the terror attack on Peshawar school.

29 Jan 2019

India
What made anti-nuclear test crusader George Fernandes participate in Pokhran?

George Fernandes' demise on Tuesday, January 29, has left a void in Indian politics and leaders across the spectrum have united to remember the fearless man.

24 Dec 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to prison for seven years by an anti-corruption court in Pakistan.

23 Dec 2018

Pakistan News
Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan will deliver its judgment tomorrow in two remaining corruption cases against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

11 Dec 2018

Pakistan News
NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

Pakistan's former Railway Minister and his brother were arrested today by the country's anti-graft body for their alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar housing scam, amid protests by the PML-N workers.

26 Nov 2018

India
#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

The only thing that matters to Narendra Modi other than winning every single election, is leaving a legacy.

09 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi
Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections

Launching an attack on Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Bastar's Jagdalpur said the party supported Urban Maoists.

15 Oct 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N improves showing in by-polls

Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N ate the votes of the ruling PTI, winning four out of 11 parliamentary seats that went to the polls.

08 Oct 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

Former Pakistan premiers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a prominent journalist, Cyril Almeida, Assistant Editor for the Dawn newspaper, appeared before the Lahore High Court today.

02 Oct 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan court allows auctioning of former Finance Minister Dar's assets

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan directed authorities to auction the assets and seize bank accounts of absconding former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a graft case filed against him in Panama Papers scandal.

24 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan and Congress want to 'remove Modi', claims BJP

Launching a fresh salvo on Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi, BJP on Monday claimed the party shared a common goal with Pakistan- removing Prime Minister Modi from Indian politics.

19 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Islamabad High-Court suspends Sharif, daughter's sentence, to be released soon

The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the sentence of ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and ordered their release, reports Reuters.

17 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan austerity drive: Govt. starts selling cars, helicopters, buffaloes

As part of newly-elected PM Imran Khan's austerity drive, the cash-strapped Pakistan government has started auctioning 102 luxury vehicles of the PM House at "above market price".

12 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Sharif, daughter, son-in-law granted parole to attend Kulsoom's funeral

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Capt (Retd) Muhammad Safdar reached Lahore early Wednesday from Rawalpindi after they were released from Adiala Jail on a 12-hour parole to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

04 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.

03 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win

Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.

03 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Our money, not aid: Pakistan tells US after $300mn canceled

In a counter to the United States, Pakistan on Sunday said the $300 million (which was canceled) wasn't an aid but reimbursement that should be paid.

29 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Sharif appears before court in remaining two graft cases

Pakistan's imprisoned former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday again appeared before an anti-corruption court in the remaining two graft cases against him and his family, according to a media report.

27 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Accountability court to conclude cases against Sharif in 6-weeks

Pakistan's Supreme Court today ordered the accountability court in Islamabad to conclude the remaining two corruption cases against jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family within the next six weeks, according to a media report.

25 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan govt bans discretionary use of funds by President, PM

Pakistan's new government has banned the discretionary use of state funds and first-class air travel by officials and leaders, including the President, Prime Minister, Chief Justice, and Chief Ministers, as part of its austerity drive.

22 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.

21 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Post Sethi's resignation, Ehsan Mani to be new PCB boss

After Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan's new Prime Minister, Pakistan Cricket Board's chairman Najam Sethi decided to resign from his post.

18 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Meet the newly sworn-in Pakistan PM, Imran Khan

A few minutes back, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, PTI chief Imran Khan took oath as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister.

17 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan

Pakistan new Prime Minister Imran Khan said that peace between India and Pakistan was the best way to honor deceased former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy.

16 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan to hold presidential elections on September 4

Pakistan will hold presidential elections on September 4 to elect President Mamnoon Hussain's successor at the end of his five-year tenure, the election commission announced today.

16 Aug 2018

India
#DeshKeAtal: Facts to know about Atalji- marvelous orator, brilliant statesman

As Atal Bihari Vajpayee is battling illness and age, his niece Kanti Mishra said she wanted to hear him speak one more time. This is precisely the emotion of the nation which rallied behind Vajpayee and adored him for decades.

15 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Jailed Sharif appears before accountability-court in remaining graft cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before the Islamabad-based Accountability Court hearing two graft cases (Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metal Establishment cases) against him and his family.

13 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court over corruption cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court hearing corruption cases against him and his family, the first court appearance in the remaining two graft cases, the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and the Hill Metal Establishment case.

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