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PM wants loadshedding to end by December - DAWN.com

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has made it clear to the federal cabinet and the departments concerned that he wants to see an end to electricity loadshedding by December this year and will not hesitate to take action against the officials found ...and more »

Pakistan army 'rejects' PM's actions on security leak - Aljazeera.com

PM Sharif fired an adviser and ordered 'action' against a senior bureaucrat after controversial news story leak. by Asad Hashim. 29 Apr 2017. In October, the prime minister also fired then-information minister Pervaiz Rashid in connection with the leak ...and more »

Facing Military Pressure, Pakistan's Prime Minister Ousts 2 Top Aides - New York Times

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Under pressure from Pakistan's military, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ousted two of his top officials on Saturday in a continuing standoff over leaks to the news media of a meeting at which civilian leaders confronted the military ...and more »

Sajjan Jindal's yatra - Daily Times

The ruling Sharif family is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. First, it was the Panamagate debacle and, now, the visit of Sajjan Jindal, a New Delhi-based business tycoon with friendly ties to the ruling family. Multiple reports over ...and more »

Tariq Fatemi removed from post by PM following inquiry into Dawn story - DAWN.com

The Prime Minister's Office on Saturday issued directives to remove Syed Tariq Fatemi, special assistant to the prime minister on foreign affairs, from his post for his alleged role in 'Dawn leaks', saying that a notification in this regard will be ...and more »

Pakistan Throws Surrendered Terrorist Ehsanullah Into the Jadhav and Jindal Hall of Mirrors - The Wire

Even as the Pakistani opposition frets about the sudden visit of an Indian businessman, the military ups its hand by releasing the 'confession' of an 'Indian-backed' terrorist. From left to right: Indian businessman Sajjan Jindal; former Indian naval ...and more »

Reviving Pak-India ties - DAWN.com

The perilous state of Pakistan-India relations ought to be a matter of urgent concern for both state and society in the two countries. Anything done to nudge open a door to dialogue or prevent a further deterioration in relations should be welcomed ...and more »

'Sajjan Jindal secretly meets Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan's Murree, violates visa', says Pakistani media - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Steel tycoon Naveen Jindal's brother Sajjan "secretly" met with Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, reported Pakistani media, adding that in meeting at Murree, the Indian violated the terms of his Pakistani visa. The meeting ...and more »

Politics or business? Indian steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal meets PM in Murree - The News International

ISLAMABAD: A three-member entrepreneurs delegation from India, headed by steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal, had a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Murree on Wednesday. It is understood that the meeting was sought by the Indian delegation supposed ...and more »

Pakistan's prime minister, having survived Supreme Court corruption ruling, now faces pressure to step down - Washington Post

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Just about the only person in Pakistan with nothing to say about the recent Supreme Court ruling in the corruption case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is the prime minister himself — and perhaps with good reason. The court ...and more »