Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «sharif»

22 July, 2017 4:49 PM The defiant reign of Syed Salahuddin

On July 2, a few days after the U.S. designated Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist, the Hizbul Mujahideen chief held a press conference in Muzaffarabad, the capital of the Pakistan-held Kashmir. Salahuddin has been on India’s most wanted list for a long time, but in Muzaffarabad, he’s seen as a hero by many. When he arrived for the press conference 16

22 July, 2017 1:07 PM Panama papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's defence minister to replace him in case of conviction?

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday emerged as the "most potential candidate" to replace beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif if he is disqualified by the Supreme Court for alleged graft and money laundering in the sensitive Panama Papers case. Asif is most likely to become the interim prime minister for 45 days till 67-year-old 10

22 July, 2017 2:27 AM US Blocks Aid To Pak, Says Didn't Take 'Sufficient Action' Against Terror

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has decided that the Pentagon will not give Pakistan the remainder of a key U.S. military reimbursement fund allotted to the country for 2016, a move that could signal a burgeoning hard line approach by the Trump administration toward Islamabad. The Pentagon announced the move to withhold $50 million in "coalition support 21

20 July, 2017 8:53 PM India's diplomacy power play pays off, Seoul pulls plug on PoK projects

India's diplomatic power play is paying off with countries rethinking and reviewing decisions to invest in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). South Korea's Daelim Industrial Company Limited, which is leading a consortium to develop the 500 MW Chakothi Hattian Hydropower Project on the Jhelum in Muzaffarabad, is reconsidering its investment in the venture 15

20 July, 2017 12:51 PM Sharif family fulfils onus of proof responsibility

ISLAMABAD: While the four major successes termed as ‘critical evidence’ by the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) have already been proved wrong or have failed to prove anything wrong, the JIT report couldn’t come up with even a single conclusive evidence to hold Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or any other respondent responsible for any crime or even any wrongdoing 51

17 July, 2017 2:50 PM Suspected LeT terrorist Salim Mukim Khan arrested from Mumbai airport

Mumbai: A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist, allegedly involved in the 'fidayeen' attack on a CRPF camp in Uttar Pradesh in 2008, was on Tuesday arrested at the city airport shortly after he flew in there from UAE, a police official said. Salim Mukim Khan alias Abu Amaar alias Arif, a native of Hathgaon in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh 38

17 July, 2017 11:28 AM Nawaz Sharif's Legal Team Rejects Panamagate Probe Panel's Report

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's legal team rejected the findings of a panel investigating him, saying that the evidence collected would not hold valid in court. Islamabad: Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's legal team today dismissed as illegal and biased a probe panel's final report that recommended filing of a graft case against 29

17 July, 2017 8:19 AM Pakistan social media abuzz with talk of 'army conspiracy' in Nawaz Sharif probe

Speculation is rife on Pakistani social media that the country's army is using the Panama Papers investigation to destabilise the Nawaz Sharif government and the army is going blue in the face denying it, Pakistani media reported. NEW DELHI: Speculation is rife on social media in Pakistan that the country's army is using the Panama Papers investigation 33

16 July, 2017 4:51 PM Pakistan Army Says Four of Its Soldiers Drowned in River After Indian Attack

Islamabad: Pakistan's army said four of its soldiers drowned in a river in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) after their vehicle was hit by shelling by Indian troops and plunged into the river Neelum. An official statement released by Pakistan Army on Sunday said the military vehicle was hit near Athmuqam by “unprovoked” Indian fire from across the Line of Control 28

15 July, 2017 7:08 AM US House imposes tougher conditions for defence funding to Pakistan

The conditions are related to Pakistan's support to terrorists and terror outfits. The US House of Representatives has voted for three legislative amendments to impose tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to Pakistan, making it conditional to Islamabad showing satisfactory progress in the fight against terrorism. The conditions are related 72