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Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday observed that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had misled it and it would take action thereon. The apex court also rejected the request of the government for holding the local government ...
 
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Asim Hussain
LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Friday increased the punishments for the guardian and Nikah Khawan for contracting marriage of a juvenile by successfully passing amendments to the Child Marriage Act 1927.
The existing punishment for any person ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa has said that the constitutional emphasis on purity of character of elected representatives is not without a reason but lamented, “Let us not shy away from acknowledging the hard reality that there is a ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, said on Friday that his party’s senators would not vote for the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidates for the chairmanship of the ...
 
 
Tahir Khalil & Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Manoeuvring has started in the federal capital for the election of Senate chairman. After the parties position has become clear, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) hold the key and whoever they ...
 
 
Azaz Syed
ISLAMABAD: The federal government has formally lifted the moratorium on death penalty of all the condemned prisoners.
“The execution of death sentences may be carried out strictly as per the law and only where all legal options and avenues have ...
 
 

MADINA MUNAWARA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the government was committed to bringing economic stability and ending loadshedding and terrorism in Pakistan for the cause of peace.
Addressing a gathering of Pakistanis here, Nawaz ...
 
 
News Desk
LAHORE: Senior analyst Najam Sethi has said that the hype about horse-trading in Senate elections was right and the voters shirked away due to the pressure of the media and Imran Khan.
Talking to Aapas ki Baat host Muneeb Farooq on Geo News on ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday said that the Senate elections in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) were impossible until the ambiguity in the Presidential Ordinance was cleared.
The ECP issued the ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq has said that the government should constitute the judicial commission on election rigging and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) legislators would return to the assemblies.
He said that members ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party has almost shortlisted Senators Mian Raza Rabbani and Aitzaz Ahsan to field for the offices of chairman and deputy chairman of the Senate.
According to PPP sources, if the party decided to offer the slot ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Friday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief was making unnecessary hue and cry on the Senate chairman’s election.
In a statement, the opposition leader said ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The government has slapped restriction of only two SIMs per ID (Identifications) for all foreigners, including the Afghan refugees.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to block all the SIMs exceeding this ...