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Nawaz says he is being ‘punished’ for serving country FAISALABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that he is being “punished” for serving “I am being punished for serving my country, and I am summoned for hearings because the people of Pakistan love me,” Nawaz Sharif said while …

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Fugitive Rao Anwar ‘surrenders’ to SC

ISLAMABAD: Suspended Malir Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar, wanted in the Naqeebullah Mehsud killing case, was arrested on Wednesday following his appearance before the Supreme Court. Anwar was removed from his post after his suspected involvement in the murder of a 27-year-old native of Waziristan in a ‘staged’ …

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Rupee suffers largest intraday downswing

ISLAMABAD: In the largest single-day parity in last around two decades, the Pak rupee underwent an almost 5% intraday downswing against US dollar as it was traded at Rs 116.01 vis-à-vis Monday’s closing of Rs 111 in the inter-bank market. As currency dealers suspected government’s commitments to foreign monetary bodies …

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Imran, Zardari two sides of the same coin: Nawaz

NANKANA SAHIB: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday that Imran Khan and Asif Ali Zardari were the two sides of the same coin. “Those calling each other ‘thief’ have shaken hands now,” the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo told a rally here, adding that both his rivals were …

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Case to put Nawaz, Dar on ECL sent to cabinet

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal Friday said that the case to put names of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family as well as former finance minister Senator Ishaq Dar on the exit control list (ECL) had been sent to the federal cabinet for approval. “As per a ruling …

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Pakistan recalls India envoy amid harassment incidents

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday recalled its high commissioner to India following a string of ‘harassment’ incidents with the diplomats in New Delhi. Speaking at a weekly press briefing, Foreign office Spokesperson Dr Faisal said Sohail Mahmood has been summoned for consultations over the recent incidents of harassment of the embassy …

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