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Act against corrupt ex-generals: Pakistani daily


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A probe into a financial scandal in an army-run organisation is a test case, said a leading Pakistani daily that wondered whether "high-profile targets - now ... Read more...

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Nawaz involved in corruption: Rehman Malik


April 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif was involved in corruption worth $32 million, Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways’ top official arrested


March 29th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Railways' General Manager has been arrested by the country's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) here over embezzlement and corruption charges, Geo News reported Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Supreme Court warns Gilani of another contempt notice


March 29th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has threatened Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with another contempt notice for not complying with its orders on the National Reconciliation Ordinance ... Read more...

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Can’t write letter against Zardari: Gilani’s counsel to court


March 21st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Appearing in a contempt of court case, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's counsel told the Supreme Court Wednesday that the government could not write ... Read more...

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Gilani indicted for contempt (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for failing to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways act against encroachment


February 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan Railways have decided to act against government departments which have encroached upon railway land in Rawalpindi.Pakistan Railways said it will approach the National Accountability Bureau ... Read more...

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‘$94 bn graft mars Gilani government’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan has lost Rs.8,500 billion ($94 billion) in corruption, tax evasion and bad governance during the rule of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, graft watchdog ... Read more...

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Gilani offers to quit after apex court contempt notice (Third Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan slipped into further uncertainty Monday as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani offered to resign after the Supreme Court issued him a contempt notice for ... Read more...

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Gilani offers to quit after apex court contempt notice (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan slipped into further uncertainty Monday as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani offered to resign after the Supreme Court issued him a contempt notice for ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court issues Gilani contempt notice (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a contempt notice to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not implementing its verdict to act against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Gilani rejects trust vote as Zardari returns home (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) The day Pakistani President Asaf Ali Zardari returned home from a private visit to Dubai, embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday rejected out of ... Read more...

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Don’t need trust vote, not opposing any institution: Gilani (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Embattled Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday said that he does not need vote of confidence and asked parliament to decide whether there would ... Read more...

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Next government can approach Swiss courts: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad,, Jan 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said since he would remain the country's president for only the next 12-15 months, the next government can write to ... Read more...

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Ex-navy chief heads Pakistan’s anti-graft body


October 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan Navy chief Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bukhari has been appointed chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) by President Asif Ali Zardari.Associated Press of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistani navy ex-chief to head accountability bureau


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) A former chief of the Pakistan Navy will head the country's apex anti-corruption organisation.President Asif Ali Zardari has named Admiral (retd) Agha Fasih Bokhari as ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s judiciary free, independent, says minister


August 1st, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Pakistan's judiciary was functioning freely and independently, said a minister after a court announced its verdict in a corruption case.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous ... Read more...

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FBR chief figures in report on Rs9bn Pakistan bank loan scam


April 8th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Salman Siddique has been accused of approving unlawful credit proposals of 1.1 billion rupees in July 2006 in a report submitted by ... Read more...

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Pak’s anti-corruption strategy in doldrums since NAB chief’s removal


March 31st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): The Pakistan Government's plan to revise the national anti-corruption strategy is in the doldrums, as the post of National Accountability Bureau chairman is lying vacant since the Supreme ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court declares Deedar Shah ever-ineligible for NAB post


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): In what may come as a setback for the Pakistan Government, the Supreme Court has declared Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah ever-ineligible for the post of National Accountability Bureau ... Read more...

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Pak opposition locks horns with Zardari over reappointment of ‘annulled’ NAB chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Leader of the Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly (NA) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has rejected President Asif Ali Zardari's proposal to reappoint Justice (retd) Deedar Hussain Shah as ... Read more...

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Pak Govt strongly contradicts news report about ‘tamed’ NAB


March 16th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 16(ANI): The Pakistan Government has strongly contradicted a news report that said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), which appears friendly to President Asif Ali Zardari and his coterie, is extraordinarily ... Read more...

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‘Humiliated’ Deedar Shah says he has “no urge to become Pak NAB chief again”


March 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): The Pakistan Government may be willing to reappoint Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman, but the retired judge says that he is not interested.Shah ... Read more...

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‘Tamed’ NAB not pursuing corruption cases against Zardari as well as Sharifs


March 15th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB), which appears friendly to President Asif Ali Zardari and his coterie, is extraordinarily soft on the Sharif brothers and other opposition leaders, too.The ... Read more...

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After Musharraf’s exit, Zardari ‘new face of disaster for Pak’: Nisar


March 14th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is the new face of disaster for the country after the exit of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the Leader of Opposition in ... Read more...

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Zardari proposes to reappoint Deedar Shah as NAB Chairman


March 12th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has proposed to reappoint Justice (retired) Syed Deedar Hussain Shah as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman after the Supreme Court ordered him to relinquish ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to reappoint Deedar Hussain as NAB Chairman


March 11th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided to reappoint Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman after the Supreme Court ordered him to relinquish the charge on ... Read more...

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Two killed in Karachi during PPP strike


March 11th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 11(ANI): At least two people were killed and several others wounded in gunfire incidents in Karachi as a strike called by the Pakistan People's Party was being observed across Sindh ... Read more...

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Pak NAB asks Swiss court to reopen cases against Zardari


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 19(ANI): The Swiss cases against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari are likely to be reopened, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has completed its work in this connection.The Public ... Read more...

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Names of Zardari, Nusrat removed from Cotecna reference


January 12th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Jan.12 (ANI): A Rawalpindi accountability court has removed the names of President Asif Ali Zardari and his mother-in-law Begum Nusrat Bhutto from the Cotecna reference.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to contact Interpol over ‘Indian’ cyber attacks


December 9th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to take up with Interpol the defacing of several official websites by the "Indian Cyber Army", a media report said Thursday.The government has also decided ... Read more...

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Pakistan hackers wage ‘cyber war’ on Indian sites


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A group of Pakistani internet hackers has waged a cyber war on Indian sites, claiming to have infected over 200 of them and said the act was a ... Read more...

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35 Pakistani government websites hacked


November 30th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 35 Pakistani government websites were hacked Tuesday by a group calling itself the "Indian Cyber Army", a media report said.The government took action to secure the ... Read more...

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US seeks NAB help following flood of complaints of “misuse of funds” provided to Pak


November 26th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): Concerned over the "possible misuse of funds" aimed at strengthening Pakistan's economy, the United States has sought the assistance of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to ensure transparency ... Read more...

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Probe into Kerry-Lugar funds’ embezzlement by NGOs in Pakistan


November 26th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to investigate reports of alleged corruption in the funds being disbursed to NGOs for development projects under the ... Read more...

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