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Nadeem Shah
MULTAN: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lost its third wicket on Wednesday as the Election Tribunal judge Justice (retd) Rana Zahid Mehmood declared the election in NA-154 Lodhran null and void and ordered a re-election.
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KARACHI: Officials in civvies raided the office of former petroleum minister and incumbent Chairman of the Sindh Higher Education Commission Dr Asim Hussain on Wednesday, taking him away to an undisclosed location for questioning.
Dr Asim is ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday demanded the resignation of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members.
PTI Vice President Shah Mehmood Qureshi held a meeting with Opposition ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: In a decisive move to effectively check corruption and terror financing in Karachi and the interior of Sindh, a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has been constituted in the provincial capital for extraordinary coordination among the ...
 
 
News Desk
LONDON: Brahamdagh Bugti, the self-exiled grandson of former chief minister and governor of Balochistan Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, said on Wednesday that he was ready to withdraw his demand for an independent Balochistan if the people of the province ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the United States Central Command (US Centcom) General Lloyd Austin called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Rashad Mahmood and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday and ...
 
 
Myra Imran
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Bahria Town Malik Riaz said that environment for business community can never get better unless the system, and those who run the system, get better.
He was addressing the ‘CEO Summit Asia 2015’ themed ‘Believe in Pakistan’ ...
 
 
Shaheen Sehbai
DUBAI: Three momentous events, unrelated but very relevant to the current situation, took place on Wednesday that will go a long way in shaping the country’s politics and destiny. And one development in London may increase problems for the MQM as ...
 
 
News Desk
LAHORE: Former president of Supreme Court Bar Association Asma Jahangir on Wednesday warned that situation in the country was serious and the politicians should change their attitude.
Talking to media at the premises of Lahore Bar Association, ...
 
 

KARACHI: The Ansar Burney Trust International has urged upon Indian government to release without any further delay a Pakistani boy arrested and detained in an Indian prison since last 18 months on a crime innocent boy never committed, says a press ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday discussed Pak-UK bilateral relations, cooperation especially in the area of security and ongoing fight against terrorism in his meeting with British counterparty Theresa ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that without monitoring charity organisations operating in the country and collecting funds, the objective of the National Action Plan could not be achieved.
A three-member bench of the apex ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: A reference has been filed in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) on Wednesday praying for removing members and staff of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for being “guilty of misconduct” by way of rigging and malpractice in ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday formally announced the schedule for the first phase of three-phased local government elections in Punjab and Sindh, according to which polling will be held on October 31. The ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
KARACHI: The Sindh chief secretary obtained an interim pre-arrest bail from the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday in connection with a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) inquiry into the regularisation of six acres of land in Scheme 33, ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ASTANA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said Pakistan plans to establish energy and trade corridors with the Central Asian Republics (CARs).
At a joint news conference with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the Presidential ...
 
 
Muhammad Farooq
SWABI: A 12-year-old child was stoned to death by unidentified persons in the mountainous terrain of Saleem Khan here on Wednesday, said police.
Zarwali Khan, father of the slain child, who lives in Kaglach village in the Saleem Khan area, told ...
 
 

AHMEDABAD, India: At least six people have died in the worst violence to hit Narendra Modi’s home state in more than a decade, police said Wednesday, as the Indian prime minister appealed for calm.
Authorities in western Gujarat state said the ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has leased out over 2,000 acres of land to China for 43 years mainly belonging to the Pakistan Navy and the provincial government in order to construct the first Free Economic Zone (FEZ) at Gwadar.
Under the much-hyped ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: The Ehtesab Commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday arrested Sajid Jadoon, a former secretary Excise and Taxation Department, presently posted as Secretary Industries for his alleged involvement in illegal purchase of weapons, wireless ...
 
 
Shahid Aslam
LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency under the National Action Plan (NAP) has initiated action against more than 100 websites spreading anti-Islam, anti-Pakistan, blasphemous and sectarian content inside Pakistan, The News has learnt.
The ...