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Numan Wahab
LAHORE: An election tribunal on Monday, while sending PML-N Federal Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique home, declared the NA-125 polls null and void, ordering the ECP to hold a re-election in the constituency within 60 days.
The Faisalabad election ...
 
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Nisar Mahmood & Azeem Samar
PESHAWAR/KARACHI: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Monday passed a unanimous resolution asking the federal government to lodge a treason case against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) self-exiled chief Altaf Hussain under Article 6 of the ...
 
 

SADIQABAD: Eleven dacoits were killed and seven injured while seven abducted officials of the Punjab Police were rescued after a 30-hour-long operation in the katcha area along the River Indus on Monday.
According to SP Gothki, the rescued ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The Afghan government and Taliban representatives during their two-day talks aimed at ending Afghanistan’s long war, have agreed that the Taliban should reopen a political office in Doha for negotiations, but there was a disagreement over ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said that after the election tribunal’s verdict against Khawaja Saad Rafique, there should be no doubt now about the rigging done in the 2013 general elections, asking how long ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The Election Tribunal’s decision on NA-125 has become a great victory for the PTI for the reason that out of a total of 69 election petitionsfiled before the Tribunals by PTI contestants after the 2013 polls, this is the first success ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had accepted the verdict of the Election Tribunal (ET), ordering re-election in NA-125 ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told the Senate on Monday that the security situation had greatly improved following the launch of a military operation and National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorists, rejecting outright ...
 
 
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DERA GHAZI KHAN: A security guard of the Government High School, Sarwarwali, Multan Road, was gunned down by four armed men here on Monday, though police are reluctant to declare it as an act of terrorism.
The family members of the deceased and ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The current improved economic and financial situation presents a unique opportunity for Pakistan to reinforce and build on recent stability gains and to work towards achieving higher sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
Minister ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
RAWALPINDI: Former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari will appear before the National Accountability Court (NAC) No1, Rawalpindi, in the assets corruption case on Tuesday (today).
The PPP city and district ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: The federal government has finalised a revised draft law in line with National Action Plan (NAP) to monitor activities and foreign funding of local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs), the sources told ‘The News’ here ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: A leading question that unseated Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique will come up before the Supreme Court for an authoritative ruling will be: whether or not an elected representative can be ousted on the basis of poll irregularities ...
 
 
Maj Gen (R) Rahmat Khan
ISLAMABAD: In 1985, a smart young Major came to my office in Tabuk in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where I was commanding a unit and informed me that he has been directed by our Commander, Brigadier Jehangir Karamat (later General and COAS), to meet me ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
KARACHI: The coordination committee of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Monday condemned the resolutions passed against party chief Altaf Hussain by the provincial assemblies of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Expressing concern over the ...
 
 

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday granted protective bail to Sindh former home minister Zulfiqar Mirza in criminal cases registered against him for allegedly attacking a police station and forcing shutdown of markets in Badin district.A ...