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Attempts are being made to make NAB controversial: Chairman NAB

NAB filed about 1270 references in courts

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Lahore: Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Thursday said that attempts are being made to make NAB controversial.

Addressing a ceremony in Lahore, Chairman NAB said that corruption has ruined the country, adding that people should research the housing societies before investing. Bringing back the looted wealth is a difficult task but he hopes that the country’s system will gradually improve.

Chairman NAB vowed to continue the war against corruption and said that in the past four years, NAB filed about 1270 references in courts but making decisions on these references is not in his control as it is the job of the courts. The war started by NAB will continue.

The Head of the anti-graft watchdog said that the bureau has recovered land worth billions of rupees and clarified NAB keeps a record of all its recoveries.

He further said that people who claim that NAB officers take bribes should present evidence to him. "Attempts are being made to make the NAB controversial", he further stated.

Javed Iqbal also said that there are no holy cows in the country and if we really want to make the dream of Riyasat-e-Madina a reality, we have to adopt a policy of self-accountability.

Siddra Sumreen

Syeda Siddra has been working as a web journalist for over the past seven years. She earned her M.Phil degree in Mass Communication from the Lahore Leads University. Ms. Siddra has previously worked with other renowned channels and is now associated with GNN as Senior Content Writer.

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Govt announces no change in POL prices

The petrol price will remain unchanged at Rs145.82 per litre, and diesel price will remain Rs142.62 per litre as it was before.

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Islamabad: The federal government Tuesday announced to maintain the prices of petroleum products.

Following the prime minister's decision, the petrol price will remain unchanged at Rs145.82 per litre, and the price of diesel will remain Rs142.62 per litre as before.

The prices of kerosene oil and light diesel will stay at Rs116.53 and Rs114.07 per litre, respectively.

According to the notification, the new prices will be effective from December 1.

On November 5, the government had jacked up the price of petrol in Pakistan by Rs8.03 per litre despite November 1's decision of the prime minister to not increase the prices.

 

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Court orders former chief judge Rana Shamim to submit original affidavit within 5 days

"Rana Shamim had tried to convince the people to lose confidence in court"

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Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday has ordered Gilgit Baltistan former chief judge Rana Shamim to submit the original draft of the original affidavit within five days.

According to details, Islamabad High Court (IHC) bench headed by Justice Athar Minallah took up contempt of court case over the affidavit of Rana Shamim. 

During the proceeding, Justice Athar Minallah remarked that Rana Shamim had tried to convince the people to lose confidence in court.

He remarked that if the original affidavit was found different from the affidavit being reported. Then the responsibility will be on the newspaper.

Rana Shamim told court that his affidavit was sealed one, but he did not know which affidavit was reported.

IHC CJ Athar Minallah directed the former GB chief judge to submit his original affidavit in the court along with his written response in the case within five days and adjourned the hearing of the case for seven days.

Attorney General Khalid Javed Khan requested the court to take action against Rana Shamim.

The court adjourned the hearing till December 7.

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Pakistan grab second spot in ICC Test Championship rankings

Pakistan won the first Test against Bangladesh by eight wickets

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Pakistan grab second spot in ICC Test Championship rankings

Dubai: Pakistan grabbed 2nd position in the International Cricket Council's Test Championship ranking following a marvelous victory over Bangladesh by 8 wickets in Chittagong Test.

According to details, Pakistan National Cricket Team have surpassed India National Cricket Team to become the No.2 ranked side in the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-23 points table.

Sri Lanka is at the top of the points table in the Test Championship while Pakistan has played 3 matches, won 2 and lost 1 match.

Pakistan has won two series under the championship, India is on the third spot on the points table and West Indies is on fourth.

Similarly, the winner of the first Test Championship New Zealand bagged fifth place and England is on sixth spot.

The second Test between Pakistan and Bangladesh will start from Saturday in Dhaka.

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