NAWAZ SHARIF

  • Pakistan SC rejects pleas seeking to declare 2013 polls void Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed all petitions demanding last year's general elections to be declared null and void, in a relief to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is under pressure to quit after being accused of rigging the polls. Pakistan for the first time in its history achieved...
  • Pakistan an attractive, long-term investment place: Nawaz Sharif 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that there were opportunities for investors in Pakistan and termed the country a potential place for long-term investments. The premier was speaking at a two-day investment conference titled 'Invest Pakistan: priority sectors and legal framework for investment in the country', Dawn online...
  • PM Nawaz Sharif vows to eradicate polio from Pakistan 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday urged people to ensure that their children are given polio drops to make the country free of polio. At a function held at his residence here to mark the World Polio Day, Sharif administered polio vaccination drops to children and expressed commitment on...
  • Pakistan court admits petition seeking PM Sharif's disqualification October 21, 2014

    Lahore: A petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on money laundering charges has been admitted by a court for hearing, 23 years after it was filed. A Lahore High Court comprising Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh yesterday admitted the petition after listening...
  • Pakistan: PTI Chief Imran Khan expects election by 2015 October 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf chief Imran Khan has claimed that the general elections in the country would be held next year and asked his party workers to gear up for the polls. "2015 is the year of election, so start preparing for the polls," Khan told his supporters at a public rally...
  • PTI chief Imran Khan expects Pakistan elections next year October 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has declared that 2015 will be election year as he asked his supporters to prepare for a fresh poll. He made the announcement while addressing a rally at the Sports Stadium in Sargodha on Friday evening, The Nation reported. Imran Khan termed the 60 per...
  • Pakistan government wants peace within and outside borders: Nawaz Sharif October 17, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said his government wants peace within and outside the country's borders to achieve economic development. "Pakistan desires peace and tranquility both within and outside its borders so that the much needed socio-economic development goals are achieved. We cannot afford to be distracted in...
  • PM attacks Congress, says those asking for an account of our work never bothered about the country October 13, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in the newly created Palghar district of Maharashtra on the final day of campaigning on Monday. Modi has been leading Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) campaign in the state for the upcoming Assembly polls on October 15. Modi hit out at the Congress leaders asking...
  • Pakistan says 12 dead in border clashes with India, appeals to UN October 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Indian firing across a disputed border with Pakistan has killed 12 civilians and injured 52 in Pakistan so far this month, according to a Sunday press release from the Foreign Ministry. Sartaj Aziz, the adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on national security and foreign affairs, said that officials from...
  • Nobel Peace Prize: PM Sharif hails Malala as 'Pride of Pakistan' October 10, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's top leadership on Friday evening congratulated teenage girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, calling her the "pride" of the country. "She is pride of Pakistan. She has made her countrymen proud. Her achievement is unparallelled and unequalled. Girls and boys of the world should...
  • Pakistan under pressure to put an end to border firing, say sources; to hold high-level meeting today October 10, 2014

    Jammu: As tensions along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir escalate, sources claim that after India's aggressive stand, the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan is under tremendous pressure to find a solution soon. The Pakistani Prime Minister is scheduled to hold a high level meeting of the National Security Council...
  • Pak security council meets on Friday after tension, rhetoric over ceasefire violations with India October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Eight dead, over 50 injured, thousands displaced - are Indians on the border paying a price for the country's Asiad Hockey win? The Border Security Force (BSF) in its report to Home Ministry on Thursday said that the latest round of firing on the border began hours after...
  • Pakistan to root out Taliban, says PM Nawaz Sharif October 9, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on his first visit to the restive North Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Thursday assured the nation that the army was determined to win the war against the Taliban. Sharif, who met the soldiers involved in a major operation to flush out the...
  • Modi, Sharif likely to meet at SAARC summit in November: Government sources September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at SAARC summit in November, sources said on Tuesday. This comes after Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Sunday admitted that the meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit and...
  • Pakistan: SC adjourns PM Sharif disqualification hearing till October 2 September 29, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army to mediate a truce with anti - government protesters. The three-judge apex court bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S...
  • Pakistan: Fresh murder, terrorism case against PM Sharif, 10 others September 29, 2014

    Islamabad: A fresh murder and terrorism case was on Monday slapped on Nawaz Sharif and 10 others, including his brother and ministers, over the death of three protestors during anti-government demonstrations last month, the third criminal case filed against the embattled Prime Minister. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party of cricketer-turned- politician...
  • PM Narendra Modi overshadowed Nawaz Sharif at UN: Pakistani daily September 29, 2014

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the United Nations General Assembly was everything his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif's was not, said a Pakistani daily on Monday. An editorial "Modi at the UN" in the Daily Times said: "Modi continued his charm offensive in the west with a speech to the...
  • Meeting of Pakistan High Commission with Hurriyat leaders was ill-timed: Sartaj Aziz September 28, 2014

    New York: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the UNGA and said that India is ready for talks with Pakistan, but not under the shadow of terror, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said that they regretted the meeting with Hurriyat leaders. "In this case perhaps,...
  • Hurriyat welcomes Sharif's move to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA September 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Both factions of Hurriyat Conference on Saturday welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statement on Kashmir in his speech in the United Nations' General Assembly. Hardline Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Geelani said the Pakistan Prime Minister not only repeated the known stand of his country with regard to the...
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  • Willing to resolve Kashmir issue with Pakistan but without the threat of terror: PM Modi at UNGA September 27, 2014

    United Nations: With a firm resolve and avoiding a war of words with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed that India is prepared to work towards resolving the Kashmir issue with the neighbouring country in a serious bilateral dialogue and a peaceful atmosphere, which should be without the shadow of...
  • Sena demands closure of Pak High Commission over Sharif's Kashmir rhetoric September 27, 2014

    Jammu: Criticising Nawaz Sharif for raising the Kashmir issue in the UN, Shiv Sena's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday held anti-Pakistan protests in Jammu and called the Centre to shutdown the office of the Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi. "The Pakistan High Commissioner in India should be sent back...
  • Pakistan court orders filing of another murder case against Nawaz Sharif September 27, 2014

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered registration of a fresh murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others over the death of three protesters during the anti-government demonstrations in August. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan had sought the court's intervention for launching of the case...
  • Nawaz Sharif's speech on Kashmir has imprints of Pakistan military hawks: Congress September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Criticising Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for raising the Kashmir issue in United Nations General Assembly, the Congress on Saturday said his speech had "imprints" of Pakistani military hawks as he and his government were "under siege" in Islamabad. The party said thar it was "unbecoming" of the Pakistan...
  • India should not respond to Pakistan's Kashmir provocation in UN: Alvi September 27, 2014

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Saturdayy said, "A reply will give importance to Pakistan PM's statement at United Nations General Assembly, we must ignore his statement." ...
  • India will set the record straight on Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's Kashmir remarks in UN, says MEA September 27, 2014

    New York: After Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raked up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Ministry of External Affairs said that India will use its right to reply and set the record straight on the floor of the UN. The MEA said, "The Prime...
  • After taking up Kashmir issue with UN, Sharif sends good wishes to Modi September 27, 2014

    United Nations: Hours after raising the issue of Kashmir in his address to the UN General Assembly, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday sent message of good wishes to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. "(I want to send) message of good wishes," Sharif told PTI when asked if he had...
  • As Modi reaches US, Pak PM Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue at UN, says world can't draw a veil on it September 26, 2014

    New York: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday raked up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, saying that the international community could not "draw a veil on it". Blaming India for the cancellation of the Foreign Secretary-level talks, which were scheduled to be held...
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue with UN chief September 26, 2014

    Islamabad/United Nations: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has raised the Kashmir issue during his meeting with UN chief Ban Ki-moon and expressed dismay over the cancellation of the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks. The two leaders met at the UN headquarters in New York on Thursday during which the Prime Minister "expressed...
  • Pakistan likely to raise Kashmir issue once again in UN General Assembly September 26, 2014

    New York: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would raise the Kashmir issue in his address to the UN General Assembly on Friday, the government said while ruling out resumption of any dialogue with India unless the initiative in this regard is taken by New Delhi. Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Ajaz Ahmad Chaudhry...