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  • Model Town tragedy: Justice Najafi report points fingers at Rana Sanaullah, Punjab Police

    Following a Lahore High Court (LHC) directive to make Justice Baqar Najafi's report — compiled after a judicial inquiry into the 2014 Model Town incident — available for public consumption, the Punjab government on Tuesday evening released the report through the website of its public relations directorate...

    It is also understandable why its publication was preceded by a lengthy press conference by Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah...

  • Punjab minister Rana Mashhood faces NAB investigation

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has announced an investigation into allegations of corruption against Punjab Minister for Sports and Education Rana Mashhood...

    “Since the Federal Investigation Agency had given a clean chit to Mr Mashhood in this case, the Punjab government is confident that he will be cleared by NAB too,” the sources said...

  • No militancy in Punjab seminaries: Rana Sanaullah

    LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Rana Sanaullah said on Tuesday that “not a single madressah (seminary) in Pakistan's most populous province was reported to have any links with militancy...

    ”Addressing a press conference at Punjab Assembly Cafeteria on Tuesday, Sanaullah said “geo-tagging of 13,787 seminaries had been completed” where about a million students were acquiring religious education...

  • Pakhtuns have every right to live in Punjab, assures Rana Sanaullah

    Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday said Pakhtuns had the complete right to reside in Punjab, and the allegations being raised in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Sindh of their victimisation were only attempts to "spread hatred"...

    He was speaking to reporters following a meeting between Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and a delegation from the Pakhtun community led by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir...

  • India, not Punjab, blocking Sindh’s water, says Rana Mashhood

    HYDERABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood has said that all “big names” (electables) and all those forces which wanted to get rid of “looters” in Sindh are in touch with the PML-N...

    He said the people of Sindh appreciated the performance of Shahbaz Sharif and he would serve Sindh more than Punjab if elected to power...

  • Hussain and Hassan Nawaz’s deadline to surrender ends

    In the proclamation, Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz were asked to surrender and join the proceedings in the three references — Flagship Investment, Al-Azizia and Avenfield properties...

    Mr Sharif’s counsel had sought a joint trial, arguing that the main allegation in all three corruption references was same — that the assets under the names of Hassan and Hussain Nawaz were actually owned by Mr Sharif...

  • Court orders SECP to make Hassan, Hussain's shares in companies part of case record

    An accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday ordered the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to attach the shares held by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons — Hussain and Hassan Nawaz — in various companies in Pakistan...

    The court had declared Hassan and Hussain proclaimed offenders earlier this month for repeatedly failing to appear before the court in connection with the references...

  • 'Glad that cricket has returned to Pakistan,' says Hassan Ali

    Pakistan's Champions Trophy star Hassan Ali on Wednesday lauded the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the organisers of the Independence Cup on the successful first T20 match yesterday...

    While speaking to DawnNews Hassan said, "There was a bit of pressure in yesterday’s match because we were playing in front of our home crowd and against World XI...

  • MQM's Khawaja Izharul Hassan survives assassination attempt

    MQM Pakistan leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan was the target of an assassination attempt early Saturday morning in Karachi's Buffer Zone area...

    Hassan, who is the leader of the opposition in the Sindh Assembly, escaped unhurt, but at least four others are reported to have been injured in the attack...

  • Karachi police hunting ex-KU student dubbed 'mastermind' of attack on Izharul Hassan

    Karachi police are conducting raids across the city to nab the suspected mastermind of the attack on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan on the first day of Eidul Azha, DawnNews reported...

    According to the SSP, the suspect was identified as Abdul Karim Sarosh Siddiqui, a central commander of ASP and a dangerous militant described as the mastermind of the attack on Izharul Hassan...

  • NAB asks accountability court to seize Hassan, Hussain Nawaz's assets

    As the deadline for Nawaz Sharif's sons to appear in court in connection to the accountability references against them lapsed, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday requested the court seize Hassan and Hussain Nawaz's properties...

    Hassan and Hussain failed to appear in court despite the issuance of a proclamation against them last month, the NB deputy prosecutor general (DPG) said, adding that the notice had been pasted...

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