KP CM underscores need for collective efforts to eliminate corruption   

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Thursday underscored the need for collective efforts to eliminate corruption from the society. Addressing a ceremony on the eve of anti-corruption week in Peshawar, Mehmood Khan said the provincial government has made legislations to eliminate the menace of corruption in public offices. He said that the government […]

NAB seeks extension in physical remand of Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday requested the accountability court to grant 15-day extension in physical remand of former chief minister Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif, in the graft reference, ARY News reported. During the hearing today, the accountability watchdog requested extension in physical remand of Sharif, stating that it couldn’t ‘properly’ investigate the former […]

NAB to produce Shehbaz Sharif in accountability court today

Web Desk On Nov 10, 2018 Last updated Nov 10, 2018 LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will produce former chief minister, Shehbaz Sharif, in the accountability court today, ARY News reported. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president is currently in Islamabad and he will taken to Lahore by the NAB team for court appearance in […]

Adiala Jail employee says getting death threats for exposing corruption

LAHORE: An employee of Adiala Jail, who unearthed corruption of the jail administration, says he is being given death threats for coming out as a whistle-blower, ARY News reported. Javed Iqbal, who is a senior clerk in the jail, claimed through a video message that he had pointed out corrupt practices within the jail and […]

NAB probes another graft scandal of Sharif brothers

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched investigation into another corruption scam involving Sharif brothers – Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif. According to details, the scam is related to embezzling Rs 600 million from the national exchequer to construct a nullah for the drainage of polluted water from Sharif brothers-owned Ramzan Sugar Mills. The […]

PM Imran Khan’s first response to suspension of Sharifs’ sentences

ISLAMABAD: In his first response to Islamabad High Court order regarding release of members of Sharif family, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that government fully respects all orders and verdicts of courts of the country, ARY News reported. During a consultation meeting at his Bani Gala residence, the PM said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) doesn’t […]

Archbishop who called on Pope to resign says corruption reaches the top

VATICAN CITY: The archbishop who sparked a crisis in the Catholic Church by calling on Pope Francis to resign has denied he was motivated by personal vendetta and said he sought to show that corruption had reached the top levels of the Church hierarchy. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has gone into hiding since conservative media […]

Curbing corruption, money laundering biggest challenges for govt: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that curbing corruption and retrieving wealth of the country, amassed through illegal means and laundered abroad, are among the biggest challenges for the government. PM Imran made the remarks during a detailed briefing on the Ministry of Interior and its attached department at Prime Minister’s Office. Adviser […]

CM Punjab declares zero tolerance against corruption

Web Desk On Aug 22, 2018 Last updated Aug 22, 2018 LAHORE: Punjab’s Newly elected Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar vowed that he will not indulge in corruption nor will he tolerate anyone doing so. While speaking to the Media CM Punjab today, he assured that he will impose a zero-tolerance policy and will not […]

PM Imran appoints Mirza Shahzad Akbar as special assistant on accountability

Web Desk On Aug 20, 2018 Last updated Aug 20, 2018 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday appointed a former National Accountability Bureau (NAB) official as special assistant on accountability, ARY News reported. According to a notification issued by cabinet division, former special prosecutor NAB Mirza Shahzad Akbar has been appointed as Special Assistant to the […]