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PM orders probe against SNGPL, SSGCL heads

PM orders probe against SNGPL, SSGCL heads

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered initiation of an immediate inquiry against heads of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) for their failure to meet the demands of consumers and sought complete report within 72 hours.While chairing a high level meeting held on Wednesday to discuss the gas crisis […]

Cigarette industry: NAB to extend probe into Rs60-billion tax evasion

Cigarette industry: NAB to extend probe into Rs60-billion tax evasion

ISLAMABAD:The Regional Board, Rawalpindi of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has sent details of Rs60-billion tax evasion by the cigarette industry to NAB headquarters for further probe.Sources told The Express Tribune that the Regional Board in its meeting reviewed the case and decided that NAB should investigate it further as the magnitude of the tax […]

Nawaz wants NAB probe into Aleema Khan’s properties

Nawaz wants NAB probe into Aleema Khan’s properties

ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday demanded of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate the properties of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan in Dubai.Talking informally to reporters at the accountability court in Islamabad, Nawaz said that he is not in habit of doing politics of allegations, but if he stayed silent, […]

Crown prince a ‘red line’ in Khashoggi probe: Saudi FM

Crown prince a ‘red line’ in Khashoggi probe: Saudi FM

LONDON (AFP) – Calls for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be held accountable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are a “red line”, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Wednesday.In a BBC television interview, Jubeir said any disparaging discussion about Prince Mohammed or his father, the Saudi monarch, would not be tolerated.”In […]

PM picks Khattak to probe election ‘rigging’

PM picks Khattak to probe election ‘rigging’

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday appointed Defence Minister Pervez Khattak to head the parliamentary committee tasked with probing alleged rigging during general elections held in July,The ruling party and the opposition will submit names of their committee nominees to National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser. The speaker will then select and appoint lawmakers to the committee. […]

SC forms committee to probe killing of ten-year-old Amal

SC forms committee to probe killing of ten-year-old Amal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday constituted a special committee to probe the killing of a ten-year-old Amal after an ‘encounter’ between police and criminals in the Gizri area of the port city last month.The committee will investigate the incident and fix responsibility for the minor’s death in addition to suggesting amendments to police training and […]

SC orders formation of JIT to probe ‘mega corruption’ fake accounts case

SC orders formation of JIT to probe ‘mega corruption’ fake accounts case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe alleged laundering of billions of rupees through fake bank accounts in connivance with bankers and others to suspected beneficiaries, including former president Asif Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur. A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) JIT has been investigating […]

Police team set up to probe liquor case against Sharjeel Memon

Police team set up to probe liquor case against Sharjeel Memon

A special police team was constituted on Saturday to probe a case registered against PPP leader Sharjeel Memon and three others for the alleged possession of liquor, it was learnt on Sunday. The incarcerated former minister, his driver and two servants were booked by police yesterday under Section 4 (owning or possessing intoxicant) of the […]

Supreme Court orders SBP to freeze ‘fake’ accounts under FIA probe

Supreme Court orders SBP to freeze ‘fake’ accounts under FIA probe

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday ordered the State Bank of Pakistan to freeze ‘fake’ bank accounts until the time the ongoing investigation by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is complete. The Supreme Court was hearing an application filed by lawyer Khalid Ranjha regarding the operation of the accounts under investigation. […]

Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions’ rigging allegations, promises reforms

Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions’ rigging allegations, promises reforms

Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions’ rigging allegations, promises reforms Islamabad: Elated by victory in the much-awaited General Elections 2018, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday stated that Almighty has granted him opportunity to implement his manifesto. He was was delivering victory Pakistan General Election Results 2018 LIVE updates: PTI leads, PML-N […]

The cover-up: Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

The cover-up: Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

KUALA LUMPUR: The government of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak spent years systematically obstructing probes into the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB, while also ruthlessly muzzling critics, according to current and former government officials. They said the meddling in the investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) effectively shut down local inquiries into […]

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