corruption in pakistan

It’s plunder, says daily on corruption curse in Pakistan


February 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) With the losses due to corruption in Pakistan being pegged at a staggering Rs.8,500 billion, a Pakistani daily described it as "plunder" in a country where ... Read more...

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Anna fever may grip Pakistan too: daily (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The time may have come for an Anna Hazare type campaign against corruption in Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper said Thursday.An editorial in the mass circulation ... Read more...

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Inspired by Anna, Pakistani to fast against corruption


August 18th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Taking a cue from Anna Hazare, a 68-year-old Pakistani businessman is set to go on hunger strike in Islamabad from Sep 12 to declare war ... Read more...

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Pakistani senators seek debate on corruption


July 16th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Senators of the Jamaat-e-Islami want a parliamentary debate on rampant corruption in Pakistan.Senators Khursheed Ahmad, Mohammad Ibrahim Khan and Aafia Zia, moving an adjournment motion, sought ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain to face PCB probe on return to Pakistan


April 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) intends to investigate runaway former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar on his return from Britain.Zulqarnain Haidar, who is currently living in the United Kingdom on a ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain to return Pakistan on April 25 following govt’s ‘top-level security’ assurance


April 17th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar, who is currently living in the United Kingdom on a temporary visa, will return to Islamabad on April 25.The now retired wicketkeeper had ... Read more...

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Former minister arrested for corruption in Pakistan


March 16th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A former minister on Tuesday was arrested by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for his involvement in the Hajj corruption case, the APP news agency reported.Hamid Saeed ... Read more...

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Runaway Pak wicketkeeper Zulqarnain runs out of money in UK


January 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20(ANI): Runaway Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, who stunned one and all by fleeing the team hotel in Dubai hours before the final one-day international against South Africa last year, has ... Read more...

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Gilani resolves to launch “jihad” against corruption in Pakistan


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 2(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has expressed his government's resolve to launch a "jihad" against corruption in 2011."It is our resolve for the new year to launch ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain’s family receive threats following bid to blow lid on corruption in Pak cricket


November 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 29(ANI): Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider's family has reportedly received threatening calls after the player said that he would expose people involved in corruption in Pakistan cricket."Zulqarnain's wife got ... Read more...

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“We are closely monitoring corruption in Pakistan”: Holbrooke


November 16th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): The US has its reservations over the growing corruption in Pakistan and is monitoring it closely, the US Special Ambassador for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke has ... Read more...

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US to stick with ‘Transparency’ aid monitoring mechanism despite Pak govt’s objections


October 30th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Islamabad, Oct 30 (ANI): Despite the Pakistan government's objections over the Transparency International's latest report on mounting corruption in Pakistan, the United States will continue with its anti-fraud agreement signed ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan racing to become No.1 corrupt country’


October 24th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 24 (ANI): Corruption in Pakistan has attained new heights in 2010, as the country, under the administration of Zardari-Gilani duo, is said to have surpassed several other badly corrupt nations ... Read more...

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Gilani blames Zia, Musharraf regimes for rampant corruption in Pakistan


June 16th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.16 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has held the previous military regimes of General Ziaul Haq and General Pervez Musharraf for the rampant corruption in the country.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Kerry calls for tight check on Pak non-military aid fearing rampant govt corruption


May 28th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Worried over the rampant corruption in Pakistan's government establishments, a top US senator has urged the State Department to keep a tight control over the 1.45 billion ... Read more...

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Pakistan a “black hole” for US funds : Report


October 6th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.6 (ANI): Despite the US providing huge amounts of funds to Pakistan to enable it fight the menace of terrorism, Islamabad has failed to ensure that the monetary assistance is utilized ... Read more...

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PPP says Transparency International’s corruption report detrimental to national interests


September 25th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.25 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has criticized the recent report by the Transparency International, the global anti-corruption watch-dog, which questioned Pakistan's request from the donor countries for more ... Read more...

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Pak can hardly expect aid in absence of anti-corruption law: Transparency International


September 24th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.24 (ANI): Just when Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who is currently in New York to participate in the Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FoDP) meeting, was eyeing utilizing the high ... Read more...

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Corruption jumps 400 percent in Pakistan in 3 years: Report


June 17th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 17 (ANI): Corruption in Pakistan has surged by whopping 400 percent in the last three years, said National Corruption Perception Survey 2009 carried out by Transparency International.The National Corruption Perception ... Read more...

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