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  • NAB to probe Pervez Ashraf for illegally awarding RPP contract

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to initiate fresh investigations against former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and five former senior bureaucrats for illegally awarding a contract of rental power project (RPP) in Gujranwala...

    Also read: NAB files corruption reference against former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf?Pervaiz Ashraf, who in his capacity as minister of Water and Power, along with Shahid Rafi,...

  • NAB to file corruption reference against former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf?, others

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during an Executive Board Meeting (EBM) on Friday decided to file a corruption reference against former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf in a case pertaining to rental power projects (RPPs) Naudero-I...

    The accused allegedly carried out fake allotment of 6 acres of land in Deh Bitti Aamri and Scheme-33 in Karachi by tampering with documents...

  • Shadab’s last-over six, Ashraf hat-trick seal Pakistan win

    Earlier, fast bowler Faheem Ashraf derailed the Sri Lankan innings with figures of 3-16 as he became the first Pakistan player to achieve a hat-trick in Twenty20 internationals...

    Danushka Gunathilaka top-scored with a 48-ball 51 with four boundaries and a six, but Ashraf’s feat stopped Sri Lanka from posting a challenging total...

  • Pervaiz Ashraf questions ‘leniency’ to Sharifs

    LAHORE: Former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Saturday questioned the ‘leniency’ with the Sharif family in corruption references made by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

    Speaking to media persons at the Lahore Judicial Complex, Mr Ashraf complained that his name had been put on the Exit Control List for facing allegations of making low-cadre appointments whereas Nawaz Sharif and members of his family were free to...

  • Hopeful Pervaiz Ashraf sees PPP forming national government

    PESHAWAR: With the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) scrambling to reinvent itself in a desperate bid to stay politically relevant, former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf expressed hope that PPP would form the federal government in future...

    In a press conference in Peshawar on Tuesday, Ashraf said PPP is the largest federal party in the country, adding that despite facing ups and downs in its political journey, the party had not...

  • NAB to file another reference against Pervez Ashraf

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) decided on Thursday to file a reference against former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in the rental power projects scam...

    According to NAB spokesman Nawazish Ali, the reference was approved against Mr Ashraf, former secretary of the ministry of water and power Shahid Rafi, former chairman and secretary Ismail Qureshi, former managing director Munawar Baseer Ahmad and managing...

  • Plea against Ashraf Jamali’s appointment dismissed

    LAHORE: Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court Syed Mansoor Ali Shah dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Justice Ashraf Jahan Jamali, wife of Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali, as judge of the Federal Shariat Court (FSC)...

    Three advocates — Maulvi Iqbal Haider, Fawad Masood and Sheikh Nasir — had filed the petition alleging that rules and seniority of session judges had been violated in the appointment of...

  • COLUMN: Meet Bibi Ashraf

    ’ Here we shall equally respectfully refer to her as ‘Bibi Ashraf,’ as was also done by some in her time...

    But when she died, Bibi Ashraf had been teaching little girls of Lahore to read and write — and much more — for 25 years...

  • Footprints: Ashraf Ghani and dishwasher migrants

    Matters came to a head earlier this month, when Ashraf Ghani said Afghans in Europe, even those elites with university education, often end up in non-professional jobs...

    “Ashraf Ghani had hurt his leg and flew to Germany for treatment,” Jamal said in reference to the fact that the president had just arrived back in Afghanistan at the time of the blast...

  • NAB summons Pervaiz Ashraf in Gepco case

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, has summoned former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in the case of ‘illegal hiring’ in the Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco)...

    The Pakistan People’s Party has termed it a move of the PML-N governmment to pressure it (PPP) and Mr Ashraf to stop demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the Panamagate...

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