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Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday dismissed all the petitions challenging the general elections held on May 11, 2013, ruling that it was not the job of the apex court to get allegations of rigging probed.
It was also observed by the ...
 
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Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court’s order to dismiss the petitions seeking annulment of May 2013 election has provided validity to the last year polls as against the PTI’s narrative that the elections were massively rigged.
Though the detailed ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government has to regain control over national security and foreign policy from the military as now is the time to improve relations with Afghanistan, a report says.
In its latest report, Resetting ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Wednesday said that no discussion was held on the issue of creation of new provinces during the meeting of MQM delegation with Prime Minister Muhammed Nawaz ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: The Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, on Wednesday appealed to the people to cooperate with security forces for the elimination of all terrorist groups.
Addressing a media ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: A deadlock continues over the issue of PTI lawmakers resignations from the National Assembly with NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq insisting that each lawmaker must show up individually in his chamber for verification as he is opposed to a ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: Legal and constitutional experts, retired Supreme Court judges, parliamentarians and prominent lawyers believe that the system of First Information Report (FIR) registration in Pakistan is full of flaws. Most of the time, the stronger ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Opposition Jirga has warned the government against accepting the resignations of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Members of National Assembly (MNAs), saying it will not result in the end of the current stalemate and will actually intensify ...
 
 

KARACHI: The intensity of tropical cyclone Nilofar continues due to which emergency has been imposed in Sindh and Balochistan. Also, all the educational institutions of Karachi will remain closed tomorrow.
The provincial disaster management body ...
 
 
our correspondent
BARA: Twenty-one militants and four soldiers were killed as security forces continued to confront insurgents in the Bara Tehsil of Khyber Agency, official sources said on Wednesday.
The sources said security forces were carrying out a search ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The PTI’s appearance in the National Assembly (PTI) was only a mock exercise as majority of the PTI MNAs came to the assembly on the assurance of Shah Mehmood Qureshi that they would not appear before the speaker to confirm their ...
 
 

MARIEFRED, Sweden: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said on Wednesday she is giving her entire winnings from a children’s rights award to help rebuild schools in war-ravaged Gaza.
The UN Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA, which has ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: As Tuesday saw a 70-year old civilian becoming the latest casualty as a result of indiscriminate firing by Indian forces, Pakistan once again condemned the incident and called upon India to restrain its security forces from firing on the ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi: A Control of Narcotics Substances Court (CNSC), Rawalpindi judge Akhtar Bahadur on Wednesday indicted former MNA of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Muhammad Hanif Abbasi and ten others in the ephedrine quota case. Hanif Abbasi was accused ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: The entire hullabaloo on the exclusion of Islamic chapters from the syllabus of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa schools has been trashed by a Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) minister who says no one objects to inclusion of chapters about Raja Ranjeet Singh and ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: In a positive development, the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the government has taken a landmark decision under which the project to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) sector has been made ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi on Wednesday said Pakistan would not initiate contact with India for talks, adding that if New Delhi wanted to enter a dialogue with Islamabad, they would have to ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, paying rich tributes to the services and capabilities of the country’s supreme intelligence gathering agency the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has said that the ISI, being the ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: Former Information Minister Javed Jabbar has said that privatisation could not be a solution to all the problems Pakistan is facing.
He said the performance of national institutions like the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), ...
 
 
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DHAKA: Bangladesh’s war crimes tribunal sentenced the chief of the Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party to death on Wednesday for crimes against humanity, including genocide, torture and rape, during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
The ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday claimed that a big change had taken place because of people. Speaking to his supporters at the PTI sit-in here at the Parade Ground, he said had the PTI not come out ...