Amir Jalil Bobra

  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervez Rashid has said the negotiations with Tahreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) are not the issue of Punjab only, as it is the issue of whole Pakistan."We are Pakistanis" and the talks are underway to resolve the issue on permanent basis. ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi has arrested XEN Attique-Ur-Rehman and an accountant Javed of Public Works Department (PWD), who are allegedly involved in Rs 7 billion scam in the constituency of former Premier Raja Pervez Ashraf (NA-51), sources told The Nation on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - After receiving rescue applications from terrified prime witnesses of multibillion rupees Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) scam, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has prepared protection letters but has not posted yet to the concerned authorities to ensure security of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly (NA) has sought a detailed report from the federal secretary water and power within next three months regarding anomalies, misappropriations and misuse of funds by Nespak during the last three years.The PAC meeting held under its ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested two persons allegedly involved in corruption, misappropriation in funds, and misuse of authority during the funds released for development projects in NA-51, sources told The Nation on Wednesday.The accused, arrested by the FIA, are ...

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  • TISLAMABAD : Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Pervaiz Rashid, has said that effective steps are being taken by the government to curb terrorism and foil terrorist activities.Talking to media persons here on Tuesday‚ he said 50 bomb disposal vehicles are being imported as part of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistani Internet campaigners said Thursday there was no excuse for the government to maintain its ban on YouTube, after a US court ordered the removal of an anti-Islam film.The video-sharing website has been blocked in Pakistan since September 2012 over its failure to take down the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Imran Khan led Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to end its blockade of Nato supplies, and end the sit-ins on the routes from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Afghanistan. The PTI has been vocal against US and its role in war on terror and policies. It had blocked the Nato supply routes ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Instead of providing full security to the multi-billion rupees OGRA scam witnesses the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has left them on the mercy of powerful corrupt culprits involved in denting the national kitty. According to sources, several star witnesses of the OGRA scam have ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Unfortunately over the last decade or so the relations between the Pakistan and NATO have been defined through Afghan prism, said Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif while delivering his keynote address during a conference organised by the South Asian Strategic Stability ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Karkey Karadeniz Electricity Production Corporation (Karkey) has filed a memorial to the World Bank’s International Centre for Investment Disputes (ICSID) claiming $2.1 billion damages against government of Pakistan. The filing of the claim with ICSID signals not only a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - The former cleric of the Lal Masjid and member of the Taliban negotiating committee, Abdul Aziz has said that he would not participate in the peace dialogue until he is given assurance on enforcement of sharia.“I will neither meet Taliban nor will join dialogue ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, has said that holding of dialogue with anyone did not provide legitimacy to anybody for illegal activities.While speaking to media persons on Friday, Pervez Rashid said the government was taking into ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan pointed out that all those, who kept harping that the TTP would not agree to talk within the parameters of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, stand totally exposed now.Imran also reminded that in the nine accords the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In their first-ever direct contact, government and Taliban negotiators met for more than three hours Thursday and exchanged demands to carry forward the elusive peace process aimed at ending the bloody seven-year insurgency.After the meeting which lasted almost four hours, Samiul Haq, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - The Executive Board Meeting (EBM) of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) held on Thursday at the NAB Headquarters, presided by Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman Chaudhry approved three references in the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) scam and one reference in Pakistan Railways case. ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Negotiators representing Taliban said Wednesday peace is impossible until the government embraces Sharia (Islamic law) and US-led forces withdraw completely from neighbouring Afghanistan.The tough conditions, just a day before the four-member government peace committee meets with the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - An accountability court here on Tuesday issued summon notices to the accused involved in Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) multibillion rupees scam.The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted two references pertaining to the illegal appointment of former chairman OGRA ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted its rejoinder against the petition filed by the counsel of former President Asif Ali Zardari while seeking acquittal of his client in all the five references reopened against him after his departure from the Presidency. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Despite tall claims made by the incumbent chairman National Accountability Bureau Major (Retd) Qamar Zaman Chaudhary to deal everything on merit, the NAB has completely failed to even secure its investigation report of the multibillion rupee Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has advised Chairman PTI Imran Khan to advocate Taliban’s case, saying that PTI leader has been fighting for Taliban and the “time has come for Imran Khan to come forward and represent Taliban in peace dialogue process with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Accountability Court (AC) Islamabad has directed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file complete reference in Oil Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) multibillion rupee corruption scam against former chairman OGRA Tauqir Sadiq and others till February 4, besides providing the copy ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given an open mandate to the four member peace committee, constituted for paving the way for negotiations with Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which met thrice on Friday.“We are seriously waiting for start of a meaningful and result-oriented ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Central Information Secretary Shireen Mazari on behalf of PTI expressed serious concern over the manner in which a presently headless Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is working more as a loyal government department rather than an independent body which it is supposed to be. ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan has urged the Taliban and the government to ensure ceasefire during dialogue process.The PTI chief expressed his views during a meeting with two members of the peace committee, recently constituted by the government to initiate ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR - AMIR JALIL BOBRA and NADER BUNERI - Newly inducted Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Irfan Siddiqui has said the first mandate of the Peace Committee constituted for the talks with Tahreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is to establish contacts with Taliban and pave way for ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Executive Board Meeting (EBM) of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved an interim reference against Mufti Ehsan-ul-Haq and others and authorized inquires in three other cases. The meeting, held here on Wednesday, was presided by Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman Chaudhry.In the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - An accountability court (AC) returned back the original reference of multibillion rupees Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) scam filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as the court found it incomplete and insufficient, well-placed sources told The Nation on Monday.According ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Justice Jawwad. S. Khawaja of Supreme Court has given seven-day time to the federal and Punjab governments to ensure recovery of a missing person named Khawar Mehmood and his production in the apex court on January 30.The court gave these instructions while refusing to allow ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) received applications form prime witnesses of the multi-billion Oil and Gas Regulatory (OGRA) scam for protection as some of them claimed to be threatened by the corrupt accused involved in denting the billions of national kitty, well-placed ...

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