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  World   South Asia  28 Jul 2017

World, South asia, 28 Jul 2017

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz could be Pak PM: reports

Names of Rana Sanaullah and Hamza Shehbaz are being touted as contenders for the post of Punjab chief minister, the report said.

28 Jul 2017 8:38 PM

Khawaja Asif likely to be interim Pak PM after Sharif’s ouster

Despite Nawaz's disqualification, ruling party Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) enjoys a majority in the Parliament.

28 Jul 2017 6:38 PM

Nawaz Sharif: PM thrice, but forced to quit in middle of term every time

A steel tycoon-cum-politician, Sharif had served as the Pakistan's prime minister for the first time from 1990 to 1993.

28 Jul 2017 2:31 PM

Chronology of Panama Papers scandal in Pakistan

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism published the Panama Papers, exposing tax evasion by the world's elite.

28 Jul 2017 2:20 PM

As Nawaz Sharif steps down, who could be Pakistan's next PM?

Sharif's chosen candidate will put a vote in the National Assembly a rubber stamp affair as the PML-N holds a strong majority in the house.

28 Jul 2017 2:07 PM


Pak MPs rush to pay higher taxes after Panamagate

Tax contributions by cabinet ministers increased by more than 70 per cent to Rs 28.6 million against the preceding year.

28 Jul 2017 1:22 PM

Panamagate verdict: Pak PM Nawaz Sharif resigns after SC disqualifies him

Sharif 'stands disqualified', the court said in its highly anticipated ruling over the allegations stemming from the Panama Papers leak.

28 Jul 2017 12:43 PM

Panama graft case: Pakistan's apex court to rule on fate of PM Nawaz Sharif

Around 3,000 police and paramilitary forces were to be deployed around the court in Islamabad ahead of the ruling.

28 Jul 2017 10:28 AM

NSA Ajit Doval, Yang Jiechi discuss 'major problems' amid Sikkim standoff

China's state-run news agency also reported that Yang met separately with Doval and his other counterparts from South Africa and Brazil.

28 Jul 2017 9:12 AM

Pak minister says 'will resign after judgement'; Panama case verdict today

Pak interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan expressed serious disappointment over the way he was kept away from Sharif by his rivals.

28 Jul 2017 8:07 AM