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Muhammad Anis & Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said there should be a debate on why and how the issue of negative politics and sit-ins in the federal capital was initiated.
The prime minister pledged to uphold his oath to protect ...
 
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Muhammad Anis & Obaid Abrar Khan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Wednesday night that they had disconnected the dialogue process with the government while both promised to make important ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: The federal government, showing flexibility during the last round of negotiations with the PAT leadership, agreed to accept both the demands of Tahirul Qadri i.e. registration of an FIR on Thursday, and resignation of Punjab chief ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: The way the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek have acted for the last one month, one thing became clear that similar timing of incidents and failure of the talks could not have been coincidental. The script writer of ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, on Wednesday visited the corps headquarters, Karachi.
He was given a detailed briefing on operational, training and administrative matters of the Karachi Corps.He was also briefed on ...
 
 
Sohail Khan

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday, while directing the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) to ensure that one side of the Constitution Avenue was cleared by today (Thursday), observed that the matter was ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan is fast becoming a victim of his own follies. If the public polls of the last four years are read together with the latest survey released on Wednesday by the Washington-based Pew Research Center, he has reversed ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Scotland Yard detectives investigating the murder of former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq arrested a man on suspicion of being linked with his murder plot.
The news of the arrest was exclusively broken on Geo ...
 
 
News Desk

RAWALPINDI: MQM chief Altaf Hussain on Wednesday warned that if the obstinate behaviour of leaders and the unnecessary debate continued, the third force would have to come.
In a statement, he said neither anybody goes on the ventilator on ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: No sensible person is taker of the unreasonable inflexibility of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who announced the end of talks with the government on his demands.
No discerning person ever believed in the heart of ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday rejected the charges of the PTI chief Imran Khan and ex-ECP official Afzal Khan regarding the alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections and reiterated that the returning officers ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday submitted 28 resignations of its MPAs from the Punjab in the provincial assembly’s secretariat.
Two MPAs, Jahanzab Khichi from Vehari and Nighat Intisar elected from Hafizabad in by-elections, ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: A close relative of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif played key role in convincing and pacifying Dr Tahirul Qadri’ to hold direct talks with the government for the first time, The News has learnt.
A well-placed source in the government ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday said that peace talks with India cannot take place without addressing the long- standing dispute of Jammu and Kashmir. Adviser to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, while talking to ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah said on Wednesday that Nawaz Sharif would not quit as the prime minister. However, he stated that the resignation of Punjab chief minister was open to discussion.
Talking ...
 
 

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq has said that the demand for prime minister’s resignation would be lawful only if some constitutional institution gave the verdict that the May 2013 elections were massively rigged.
Talking to the media ...
 
 
Tahir Hasan Khan
KARACHI: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Ghulam Sarwar and Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad agreed on a formula to put to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and left for Islamabad on Wednesday evening from Karachi.
The two governors discussed the formula for ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs despite being besieged by followers of PTI and PAT, with Constitution Avenue closed for normal traffic, nevertheless, witnessed activity when UN Secretary General’s Special Representative (SRSG) for ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary group leaders of various parties represented in parliament on Wednesday assured their support for democracy, the Constitution and parliament. Eleven parliamentary groups were represented in the meeting out of 12. The ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Wednesday maintained that the government or the ruling party has never floated any proposal to appoint PTI chief Imran Khan as deputy prime minister.
The PML-N spokesman said a central party ...
 
 
our correspondent
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: A militant commander of the proscribed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was killed and another was arrested in a clash in Prova tehsil on Wednesday, official sources said.
The sources said that acting on a tip-off, the police ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Joint Cooperation Committee’s third meeting was held in Beijing, China on Wednesday.
According to a message received here from the Embassy of Pakistan Beijing (China) here, the meeting was ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Instead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain is leaving for Ankara today (Thursday) on a two-day official visit to Turkey.
He has been invited by Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is swearing in as ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: The US labelled a Lahore money changer a “global terrorist” Wednesday, saying he provided financial services to militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, blamed for the deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai.
The US Treasury said Muhammad Iqbal, who ...