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Tahir Khalil
ISLAMABAD: Polling for the Senate elections is being held on Thursday (today) with 125 candidates in the contest for 48 Senate seats.
Up to 1,078 members of the national and provincial assemblies will elect 48 senators out of 52 vacancies as ...
 
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Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The PTI and PML-N are expected to be the most likely victims of politics of money and corruption in the Senate election being held today.It is feared the PTI may lose two Senate seats in the KP, while a similar surprise is expected for ...
 
 

RIYADH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday agreed that terrorism and extremism were their common enemies and the two countries would continue to cooperate with each other in the field of security.
The ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: The participants of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) meeting on Wednesday reaffirmed their resolve to fight the menace of terrorism as per the National Action Plan (NAP) with full support of the people of Pakistan.
Chairman ...
 
 
our correspondents
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) late on Wednesday night rejected the government’s schedule for holding local bodies’ (LB) elections in the Cantonment Boards as well as in the Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa provinces and sought a revised ...
 
 
Syed Bukhar Shah
PESHAWAR: The Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, has said he would send the party’s MPAs voting for candidates of other parties in the Senate elections to jail.
The PTI chief also threatened to dissolve the Khyber ...
 
 
Numan Wahab
LAHORE: An election tribunal on Wednesday ordered the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to verify thumb impressions on votes polled in the NA-122 and PP-147 constituencies in one month and submit a report.
The tribunal judge, ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Wednesday could not hear the Attorney General on the perks and privileges given to the ex-chief justices of the Supreme Court (SC) as he was unable to appear in the House, citing his pressing engagements in the apex ...
 
 
Shahina Maqbool
ISLAMABAD: The Emergency Committee of the International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005 has called for a three-month extension in the temporary international travel restrictions clamped on Pakistan last year on May 15.
A decision to this effect ...
 
 
our correspondents
MANSEHRA/SHANGLA: Three more persons were killed in ran-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday. A woman and a young boy were killed when their houses collapsed in Garhiabibullah and Battagram on Wednesday.
A woman Zulekha Bibi ...
 
 
Khalid Hussain
NAPIER, New Zealand: Things finally seem to be falling into place for Pakistan.The former champions Wednesday gave their World Cup campaign another shot-in-the-arm by beating the United Arab Emirates by 129 runs here at the sparsely-crowded McLean ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: The issue of horse-trading in the Senate elections also echoed during the National Assembly session on Wednesday as a member from Fata staged a walkout from the House while levelling allegations of use of money to elect members of the ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Former Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza has said that Bilawal Bhutto is the only hope for Pakistan and he considered him leader of the Pakstan People’s Party as well as his own personal leader.
Speaking to a press conference here two ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Wednesday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan could not control his party members but levelled allegations against other parties.
“Imran Khan’s tirade ...
 
 
our correspondent
BAHAWALPUR: Hundreds of Mepco Bahawalpur circle employees and activists of the All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union on Wednesday staged a sit-in against the proposed privatization of Wapda at the Wapda Complex for the second consecutive ...
 
 
Sanaullah
Former ambassador
As expected, the visit of the Indian Foreign Secretary Jaishanker has not gone beyond rhetoric. Prime Minister Narender Modi took the initiative to send his newly appointed Foreign Secretary to Pakistan under the cover of SAARC ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General, Intelligence & Investigation, Inland Revenue, Islamabad has started catching those High Net worth individuals who are frequent flyers, own luxury vehicles and have properties in posh areas but paying minimal ...
 
 
our correspondent
GUJRANWALA: Anti-Terrorism Court Judge Bushra Zaman on Wednesday awarded death sentence on six counts and life imprisonment on four counts to two accused and life imprisonment on five counts to two co-accused in a case of killing of three people in ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: A PAF fighter jet crashed during a training mission in the country’s northwest on Wednesday, killing two pilots, officials said.“Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF Mirage aircraft, while on a routine operational training ...