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ISLAMABAD: Ending his sit-in in Islamabad after more than two months and allowing his workers to go home, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday announced to hold sit-ins across the country.
Speaking to his workers here, ...
 
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Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: A bill was submitted in the National Assembly (NA) seeking to allow participation by dual nationality holders in elections.
Moved by SA Iqbal Qadri and others, the bill was referred to the concerned standing committee for debate and ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq said on Tuesday that the danger of martial law had subsided but mid-term elections could be held.
He said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) had shown their ...
 
 
Monitoring Desk
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has formally cancelled the election schedule for the local government elections in the Punjab and Sindh.
According to media reports, notifications to this effect issued by the commission says ...
 
 
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MIRANSHAH: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jets on Tuesday blitzed suspected terrorist hideouts in the North Waziristan Agency and reportedly killed 30 militants, including a Taliban commander.
Security officials said the fighter jets ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: On the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the government has decided not to burden the electricity consumers with the new tariff for the year 2013-14 as determined by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: He came, he talked and he talked and then he decided to leave suddenly. The sky-scraping political drama that kept thousands of his followers camped near the Parliament House in Islamabad for two months in a bid to bring about a ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
KARACHI: Does the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) really wants a “separate Mohajir Province?” I have doubts, but as far as the “Mohajir factor” is concerned it has been an integral part of the MQM politics. The issue itself is as old as the birth of ...
 
 
Mushtaq Paracha
NOWSHERA: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Tuesday said his government was fully prepared for holding the local government elections.
“We can hold the local bodies’ elections on a short notice if asked by the Election ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Narrating success story during the Haj operation, the Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousuf on Tuesday told the National Assembly that there would be much better facilities for Pakistani pilgrims in the coming ...
 
 
Tahir Khalil
ISLAMABAD: Former intelligence official Maj Amir has said that because of political conditions in the country, the young generation is very close to stage mutiny.
Talking to this correspondent on Tuesday, he said the restrain can end if the ...
 
 
Syed Minhaj-ur-Rab
KARACHI: Following a desperate attempt to remove the government, the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri finally announced to end the Islamabad sit-in on Tuesday.
The announcement brings a wave of happiness among the PML-N ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Special Court Tuesday adjourned till October 29, the hearing of treason case, filed against President General (R) Pervez Musharaf for abrogating the Constitution on 3rd of November 2007 by imposing emergency rule.Registrar of Special ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Opposition parties in KP on Tuesday decided to withdraw the pending move of no-trust against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak.The decision to withdraw the no-trust move was taken in a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Muhammad ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday said he felt pity for Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, as his government would not be able to withstand his campaign’s pressure after Muharram.
Speaking to a small number of his supporters at the ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, who is on an official visit to Indonesia, met General Gatot Nurmantyo, Chief of Staff of Indonesian Army, on Tuesday and discussed with him matters of mutual interest.
The ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership appears to be desperately trying to hush up shocking findings of its election tribunal, which calls for curtailing the term of office-bearers of the party from four to two years while terming the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: There were many expectations from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government but why is it so senseless, asked Justice Jawwad S Khawaja on Tuesday.
He gave these remarks while presiding over a three-member bench of the Supreme Court ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement will never rejoin the Pakistan People’s Party, and believes that joining PPP was hundred percent wrong.
MQM chief Altaf Hussain categorically denounced joining the PPP and said that MQM at any cost would not ...
 
 
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KHAR: A man was killed when a mortar shell fired from Afghanistan hit a house in Nawagai tehsil of Bajaur Agency on Tuesday, sources said.
The sources said that two mortar shells were fired from Kunar province of Afghanistan and one of the ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement has submitted a petition under Article 295-C against Khursheed Shah, the opposition leader in the National Assembly, for using derogatory remarks against “Mohajirs”. Speaking at a press conference held at the ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) will decide on Thursday (tomorrow) the plea of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), seeking recusal of a judge from the bench hearing the disqualification case of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as the ...
 
 

MUZAFFARABAD: A gunman shot dead a British national in Mirpur, police said on Tuesday, as authorities struggle to piece together a motive behind the murder.
The shooting happened in Mirpur, 114 kilometres south of Muzaffarabad, the capital of ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: Despite tall claims of PTI Chairman Imran Khan about good governance, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has failed to deliver in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa during the last one year whereas the federal, Sindh and Balochistan governments too have ...