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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday agreed to resolve the ongoing political tension ‘expeditiously and in the best national interest’.
Gen Raheel met the prime minister at the PM House ...
 
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Amir Riaz
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday dismissed petitions of four federal ministers of the PML-N against a sessions court’s order, wherein the Lahore police were directed to lodge a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: After discussing the pros and cons of the Lahore High Court’s decision with legal and constitutional experts, the government has decided to implement the court’s verdict and is likely to register the First Information Report against all ...
 
 

LAHORE: Parts of the Judicial Commission’s report on the Model Town tragedy, released by the media, have termed the affidavit submitted by Punjab chief minister suspicious and the decision of a meeting, chaired by ex-law minister Rana Sanaullah, ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will move the Supreme Court (SC) if he is pushed out of his office by the protesters. The SC has already issued a stay order against any extra-constitutional act. In the 1990s, the SC had declared ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Federation on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) had refused to vacate the Constitution Avenue.
In compliance with the Supreme Court’s order ...
 
 
Amir Mateen
ISLAMABAD: The PML-N government was back to its trademark style of staying away from parliament. Why keep the National Assembly in session when none of the leading lights from the government could spare time to attend the proceedings.
It is left ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Though the Judicial Commission’s report on the Model Town incident did not fix responsibility on any particular person, yet it contains some serious remarks about the Punjab government and its chief executive, which are expected to bring ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: Spoilers and intriguers are burning the midnight oil, using their trump cards as the last resort to get the democratic system wound up after arranging the sit-ins by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek ...
 
 
our correspondent
NOWSHERA: Several members of the National Assembly from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), who held a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday, resolved not to tender their resignations, sources said.
The sources said that the meeting of the dissident ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The internal rift in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on the issue of resignations from the assemblies is widening. A dissident MNA of the party claims that around 21 MNAs of PTI will not confirm their resignations to the Speaker ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: Keeping aside the fact that some forces are backing the mysterious sit-ins in Islamabad and once again want to topple a democratic government and that Shahbaz Sharif is a real performer and a hard worker, the report of the judicial ...
 
 
Monitoring report
ISLAMABAD: The former chief justice of Pakistan (CJP), Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, has urged the judiciary to play its role in the current crises. Talking to the media here on Tuesday, Justice (retd) Iftikhar set aside all allegations of rigging ...
 
 
Muhammad Ejaz Khan
QUETTA: A strike was observed in the provincial capital and some other parts of Balochistan on Tuesday, marking the eighth death anniversary of Baloch politician and founder of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti.
The call for ...
 
 
Monitoring report
ISLAMABAD: Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf said on Tuesday that Pakistan was facing today the same circumstances that existed when he ousted the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif.In an interview to a private TV channel, he claimed ...
 
 
Noor Aftab, Asim Yasin & Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The government negotiating team has turned down the proposal floated by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Secretary General Jehangir Tareen during the fourth round of talks to make Ishaq Dar the prime minister for one month, stating ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday informed the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms that there was no possibility of polling of bogus votes in the 2013 election in the presence of authentic voter lists, which ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and World Bank (WB) have inked two separate agreements here at the Prime Minister House for bank’s financing worth $664.8 million for the development of the gigantic Dasu Hydropower Project and Sindh Agricultural Growth Project. ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi and Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday claimed credit for the Lahore High Court (LHC)’s upholding of the sessions court’s order of registration of FIR against the prime minister, Punjab chief minister and others in ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis and Obaid Abrar Khan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday said report of the joint investigation team (JIT) on Model Town incident has declared Shahbaz Sharif and the Punjab government responsible for the killing of 14 PAT members ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and his Punjab counterpart Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar have developed a consensus that though protest and sit-ins are the fundamental rights of the people, yet undue persistence of such a situation of ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: The leaders of the Pakistan Bar Council and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Tuesday threatened to launch strikes if unconstitutional demands of the PTI were accepted.
They said the demand of resignation of Prime Minister ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: The Red Zone was under serious threats on Tuesday night when it was informed by the intelligence agencies that an explosive laden vehicle had entered Islamabad with one suicide attacker to hit a specific target, sources responsible for ...
 
 
Monitoring report
ISLAMABAD: Disgruntled elements in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have formed a new group with the name of Jamaatul Ahrar to stop the increasing frustration and rifts within the militant organisation.
The announcement of formation of this ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: More than two years after General (R) Pervez Musharraf was formally charged in the murder case of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, the former military dictator has not yet appeared before the trial court even once, therefore, hindering legal ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: Although the tortureand harassment of journalistsby PTI workers have receivedinternational condemnation withthe Committee to Protect Journalistsurging the leadership to‘do more to control supporters’,Imran Khan’s grudging one-lineapology ...
 
 

NEW YORK/ISLAMABAD: Nationaland international journalistbodies and politicianshave condemned torture onjournalists during protests inIslamabad and Rawalpindi andpressed on political leaders tocontrol their party workers.The Committee to ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: People belongingto all segments of society includingjournalists, traders, lawyers,students and members of thecivil society organisations onTuesday said the marchers cannotdefeat the determination ofthe people who stand with thedemocratic ...