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Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case


August 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the assassination ... Read more...

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Pakistan court seeks Musharraf for Bugti killing


November 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A high court in Pakistan Tuesday ordered the government to bring before it former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, two of ... Read more...

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Rs.2 bn bill shakes Pakistan’s earthquake authority


June 27th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) An earthquake authority in Pakistan has received a staggering Rs.2 billion bill for design and consultancy services while it has only Rs.1 billion budgeted this ... Read more...

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Pak Army to penalise corrupt generals involved in 1.8-bn-rupee scandal


March 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): Pakistan's military leadership has shown its willingness to penalise generals involved in the 1.8-billion-rupee corruption scandal at the army-owned National Logistics Cell (NLC).Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Chaudhry ... Read more...

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Pak Chief Justice to decide if Musharraf should be prosecuted for defying SC order


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has declined to accept the pleas of two sitting superior court judges facing contempt charges, who sought the prosecution of former president Pervez Musharraf and ... Read more...

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Pak SC accepts ‘contempt of court’ petition against Musharraf, Shaukat Aziz


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has accepted a petition against former president Pervez Musharraf, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz and other top military and civilian functionaries for violating the ... Read more...

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Musharraf forced me not to resist BP deal at ‘throwaway price’: Ex-minister


November 27th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan Petroleum Minister Usman Aminuddin has revealed that then President Pervez Musharraf and ex-Premier Shaukat Aziz had been forcing him to not to resist the British ... Read more...

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Pakistani legislators want liquor ban to be lifted


October 23rd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistani legislators are advocating lifting of the ban on sale of liquor in state-run hotels and resorts in a desperate bid to "attract tourists and increase ... Read more...

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Imran moves SC against US drone attacks in Pak


July 1st, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 1(ANI): Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has filed a petition in the Supreme Court asking it to declare that the US drone attacks are attacks on the sovereignty ... Read more...

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SC petition filed for ‘red warrants’ against Musharraf in Bugti case


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 22(ANI): Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti, Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) chief and son of Nawab Akbar Bugti, has filed a petition in the Pakistan Supreme Court seeking arrest of the ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Aziz not to join Musharraf’s party, says ‘politics not for everyone’


June 10th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jun.10 (ANI): Admitting that he has been constant touch with former President General Pervez Musharraf, former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has ruled out the possibility of joining the general's ... Read more...

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Unlike Pakistan, India experiments with fasion: Pakistani designer


April 27th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) He has dressed up the likes of Hamid Karzai, Pervez Musharraf, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and was one of the first designers to establish himself ... Read more...

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Not responsible for Benazir killing: Musharraf


April 21st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said he could not be held responsible for Benazir Bhutto's assassination as he was neither the head of the government nor ... Read more...

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Revive film industry to boost tourism: Pakistani Senate


February 2nd, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Tuesday urged the Pakistani government to revive the country's film industry to boost tourism. The government should also exempt cinemas and theatres from entertainment and other ... Read more...

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Musharraf to be put on trial upon return to Pakistan in violation of ‘clandestine’ deal


January 25th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 25 (ANI): If former dictator Pervez Musharraf returns to Pakistan to participate in the country's politics, the ruling Pakistan People's Party government would put him on trial in the ... Read more...

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Gilani stands behind Zardari, says asking him to resign is ‘double jeopardy’


December 19th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.19 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with under fire President Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has made it clear that the Supreme Court's judgement declaring the amnesty law ... Read more...

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Musharraf forced NAB to drop cases against his close aides: Ex-NAB chairman


December 6th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.6 (ANI): Former Pakistan National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chief Lt.Gen (retired) Shahid Aziz has accused former President General Pervez Musharraf of intervening in the working of the bureau to prevent ... Read more...

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Musharraf ordered 35 bulletproof Mercedes from Japan to safeguard his ministers, bureaucrats


November 21st, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.21 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf certainly put the safety of his ministers and bureaucrats on top of his priorities even if it cost the nation millions of ... Read more...

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Musharraf fears Sharif would make his life ‘miserable’ if he replaces Zardari


November 7th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.7 (ANI): Pakistan's current turbulent political scenario seems to have the former President General Pervez Musharraf worried.Musharraf wants President Asif Ali Zardari to continue on the post as he ... Read more...

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Three former Pakistani generals accused of fraud


October 30th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Three former Pakistani Army generals have been accused of causing a Rs.1.8 billion loss to the government by illegally trading on the volatile stock market despite a diktat ... Read more...

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Its raining court cases for beleaguered General Musharraf


October 19th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct. 19 (ANI): It seems the floodgates have opened with regard to court cases against Musharraf, with a sessions court in Pakistan's Dera Ghazi Khan ordering the police to register a ... Read more...

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Musharraf booked for Baloch leader Bugti’s murder


October 14th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A case has been registered against former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf for his alleged role in the 2006 murder of Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, a ... Read more...

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Musharraf, Aziz booked for murder in Bugti assassination case


October 14th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.14 (ANI): Following the Balochistan High Court's order, the Dera Bugti police has registered a case against former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf in connection with Baloch leader Nawab Akbar ... Read more...

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Red Warrants against Musharraf, Aziz only after court orders: Malik


October 8th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.8 (ANI): The Pakistan Government would issue 'Red Warrants' against former President General Pervez Musharraf and former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz for their extradition in connection with the Baloch leader ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders murder case opened against Musharraf


October 7th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (DPA) A Pakistani court Wednesday ordered the police to open a case and investigate former president Pervez Musharraf over allegations that he ordered the murder of an ethnic ... Read more...

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Baloch court orders Musharraf to be booked for Bugti’s murder


October 7th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct.7 (ANI): The Balochistan High Court (BHC) has ordered the concerned authorities to book former President General Pervez Musharraf along with former Prime Minister Sahukat Aziz and former Balochistan Chief ... Read more...

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Kerry Lugar bill worth ‘peanuts’: PML-N


September 29th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.29 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has criticized the PPP government for keeping the people of the country in the dark over the terms and conditions attached with the ... Read more...

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Shaukat Aziz’s regime gave birth to hoarding mafia : PPP


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.23 (ANI): Senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Raza Rabbani has blamed the former President Shaukat Aziz's regime for the birth of hoarding mafia in the country.Interacting with party workers during ... Read more...

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83 high profile terrorists on Pak Govt. watch list


September 21st, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 21 (ANI): Pakistani law enforcement agencies are searching for 83 high profile terrorists wanted for various crimes, ranging from the attack on former president Pervez Musharraf to fanning the ... Read more...

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Musharraf power theft scandal case: Low level workers punished


September 17th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 17 (ANI): The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) has only punished 64 junior officers for their involvement in the power theft scandal involving former President Pervez Musharraf, Shaukat Aziz ... Read more...

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‘Embarrassed’ Musharraf’s close aides shying away from commenting on his misdeeds


September 16th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.16 (ANI) : Close aides of former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf are too embarrassed and are shying away from responding to the former general's claims that he had taken ... Read more...

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Book Musharraf over my father’s death: Baloch leader’s son


September 8th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Jamil Bugti, son of late Baloch leader Akbar Bugti, has moved the Balochistan High Court seeking registration of a first information report (FIR) against former president Pervez ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak SC against Musharraf, General Kayani


September 7th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 7 (ANI): A petition has been filed in Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday against 481 persons including former President Pervez Musharraf and former premier Shaukat Aziz and Army Chief ... Read more...

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Musharraf says he will return to Pak soon


September 7th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 7 (ANI): Former President Pervez Musharraf has said that he will soon return to Pakistan to be among the people of the country.Talking to a delegation in London ... Read more...

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Saudi King invites Pakistan leaders to discuss Musharraf trial


September 5th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Sep 5 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has invited Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif and Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to discuss Pakistan's political situation ... Read more...

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