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Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Friday declared that no compromise on the people’s mandate and the rule of law will be made. The Upper House adopted a unanimous resolution, rejecting certain parties’ demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday questioned why the Constitution Avenue was blocked when everybody was under an oath to protect the Constitution but allowed protests as long as the people’s rights were not breached.
The apex court ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the country needs development and progress, not agitation, since the goal of prosperity cannot be achieved with agnosticism and sloganeering. He said this while chairing a meeting of senior ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said the next 24 to 48 hours were significant with regard to the talks between the government and the protesting parties and warned that anyone who dared enter any state building would ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: A paramilitary soldier was killed in an exchange of fire with militants who entered the Pakistani territory from Afghanistan on Friday, the military said.
The incident happened in the Muslim Bagh sector in Balochistan near the Afghan ...
 
 
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RAWALPINDI: Leaders of JI, PML-N and the PPP have expressed their commitment to protecting the Constitution and resisting any unconstitutional move.
They expressed these views during a seminar organised by Mir Khalil-ur-Rehman Memorial Society ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi & Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: To the disappointment of many of his charged workers, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan did not speak on what his future plan was if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did not resign by Saturday night.
In his second speech ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis & Obaid Abrar Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr Tahirul Qadri, on Friday said they not only demanded Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s resignation but also desired an end to the PML-N-led federal government.
“The victory of ...
 
 
Asim Yasin & Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: Amid the high political tension due to the presence of marchers of Azadi and Inqilab marches on the Constitution Avenue, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has invited former President Asif Ali Zardari to lunch in Raiwind today ...
 
 
News Desk
QUETTA: Sixteen militants were killed by Frontier Corps in Turbat on Friday evening, an official said.The FC spokesman said that security forces launched an operation against miscreants in Dasht area and killed 12 terrorists.Security officials ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: The PML-N government has decided not to accept the resignations of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNAs as around 10 parliamentarians of the PTI from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are in contact with the JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to form a ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: The PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Friday proudly mentioned in his speech that the bureaucracy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the province ruled by the PTI, was depoliticised and worked without political influence but earlier his hand-picked ...
 
 
Shafiq Awan
ISLAMABAD: Former president and co-Chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari will meet the PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri to talk a possible solution out to the ongoing political crisis.
Reliable sources told The News that Zardari ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers in the National Assembly on Friday said that all the democratic forces should struggle to protect the Constitution and democracy.
The National Assembly passed a unanimous resolution condemning the attack on journalists by ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: The journalists’ community and civil society organisations on Friday maintained that Pakistan couldn’t face more political crisis so the ‘Dharna’ forces should not destabilise the democratic process and instead adopt constitutional ways ...
 
 
Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: Facing daily protests by the activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) at his doorsteps in Islamabad, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spent a fairly relaxed day in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday as he made ...
 
 
Asim Yasin

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has submitted the resignations of its parliamentarians to the National Assembly Secretary.However, the resignations could not be submitted to the Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, as he had already left for ...
 
 


Says third force is mature and will not support ‘Dharna-making political orphans’
ISLAMABAD: JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said those staging sit-ins here are political orphans and are insulting parliament. He said the third force ...
 
 

UNITED NATIONS: At the United Nations Security Council today Pakistan urged the Council to make full use of the preventive diplomacy tools at its disposal under Chapter VI especially mediation, arbitration, inquiry, judicial settlement, involvement ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Friday said disturbance in the transmission of any TV channel on the part of cable operators was an illegal act, as it deprived the masses of their right to information.
It is also a ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Friday said the government wanted to solve issues with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) amicably as soon as possible. Talking to the media outside the ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Ahle Sunnat-Wal-Jamaat (ASWJ) President Muhammad Ahmed Ludhyanvi said on Friday that his party will not let Dr Tahirul Qadri and his allies achieve their objectives.
He said a revolution of the system of Khilafat-e-Rashda will come ...
 
 
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FAISALABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq said the people’s mandate is most sacred trust of voters, and the PTI should withdraw resignations from the NA in greater interest of the country.
He was addressing a big public meeting in the Iqbal ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Some eight dollars reduction on per barrel has been witnessed on petroleum products in the world market after which it is expected that from September 1 price of HOBC will decrease to Rs3.68 per litre, diesel to Rs2.23, petrol Rs2.78 ...
 
 
Miftah Ismail
As life in the capital remains paralysed and nation waits with baited breath for the next set of announcements and deadlines by Imran Khan and Allama Tahirul Qadri, we are justified in asking: what is the ...