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Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission (JC) probing the alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections on Monday provided a questionnaire to all the political parties, asking them to answer who had made the plan if rigging in the polls was systematic ...
 
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Shamim Bano
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Monday said that a consensus opinion among the people living in the urban areas of Sindh was emerging that the creation of a new province was necessary for the resolution of ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday observed that the independence of the judiciary had supreme value and asked how the apex court could declare the 18th Amendment to the Constitution null and void.
The remarks were expressed as a ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has said that he will not stage a sit-in even if the decision of the Judicial Commission does not come according to his expectations.
He said this while talking to Hamid Mir in the ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Monday that the Karachi operation will meet its logical end. He said harmony among the civil armed forces, intelligence and security agencies of the country will be created in order to ...
 
 

QUETTA: Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) President Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti died of cardiac arrest on Monday morning at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) here. He was 63.
The family of the deceased leader said Talal’s health started ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Once known for their rivalries, the two top intelligence agencies of the country — the Inter-Services Intelligence and Intelligence Bureau — have started developing greater understanding for coordinated efforts to meet the security ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The government has carved out a plan under which private power houses, fertilizer and CNG sectors will not be allowed to use the local gas; instead they have been asked to utilise the LNG imported by PSO at higher price of $16-18 per ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani awarded Special Operation Group (SOG) police officers and jawans of Buner District on arresting dreaded terrorists of banned Tahrik Taliban Swat (TTS), recovering of huge ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Commander Royal Jordanian Air Force, Major General Mansour Salim Aljobour visited General Headquarters on Monday and called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif. According to ISPR here, matters of mutual interest were ...
 
 
our correspondent
KOHAT: The police arrested four militants and 55 suspected persons during search operation in the hilly areas of Boraka and Qamar Dhand in Lachi tehsil on Monday, an official said.
Talking to The News, District Police Officer (DPO) Muhammad ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Imam-e-Ka’aba Sheikh Khalid al-Ghamdi on Monday said the relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were deep-rooted and time-tested and no conspiracy could dent it.
“The enemies want to hurt the Muslims by creating divisions in ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday said Pakistan was committed to protecting the sanctity of Harmain Sharifain and the territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia.
Talking to Imam-e-Ka’aba Al-Sheikh Dr. Khalid al-Ghamdi, who called on him ...
 
 

NEW YORK: President Barack Obama “secretly” approved a waiver to the rules for the US drone programme that gave the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) more flexibility in Pakistan than anywhere else to strike suspected militants, a major American ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: The death toll from the “mini-cyclone” that hit the provincial capital, Charsadda and Nowshera districts rose to 45 on Monday as more buildings collapsed due to the continuous downpour.
The death toll reached 30 in Peshawar, nine in ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said if the proof of rigging in the general elections 2013 is in the ballot bags, what had Imran Khan and his party been doing to collect ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: If one goes by thousands of public statements made by the PTI leadership during the sit-in speeches and press conferences, it’s absolutely easy for the PTI counsel to respond to the questionnaire given by the Judicial Commission (JC) ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance, Muzzaffar Said has urged the federal government to increase the share of the province under the head of war on terror from 1 per cent of the total divisible pool to 3 percent and special package ...