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Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday directed Sindh and Punjab to complete the legislation process by October 30 and hold LB elections in the provinces.
The court also directed the ECP and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to complete the ...
 
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Azeem Samar
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that notorious terrorists have been apprehended by the law enforcement agencies during the ongoing targeted operation against criminals in Karachi and he will soon publicly reveal the ...
 
 

SUKKUR: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Sirajul Haq has said that the incumbent government has no agenda for the common man and he did not see the federal and four provincial governments completing their terms.
The Sindh government had done nothing ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz on Monday said Pakistan and China both wanted to see Iran and Afghanistan as strong and secure neighbours.
Addressing the concluding session of the ...
 
 

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday passed the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2014 with majority vote.
The session was chaired by Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani. Through the amendment, the powers of delimitations of local bodies ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution congratulating Malala Yousafzai on getting the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014.
The resolution, moved by Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir, praised her for her ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) to sell its 10 percent shares to companies with higher bids but ruled that the bidding amount must be credited in the Federal Consolidated Fund (PCF) ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The government, parliament and political parties continue to remain indifferent to the failings and inactions of the civil bureaucracy, which badly requires de-politicisation and an overhaul to make it responsive to the problems and ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Despite incurring Rs10.13 billion losses in just first six months of this year, the embattled Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has hired six more officials on whopping salaries amounting to Rs61.8 million per annum, the documents ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Senators on Monday urged the government to do long-term planning to cope with devastating floods which inflicted heavy human, property and crop losses almost every year.
Moving a motion in the Senate regarding situation arising out of ...
 
 
Minhaj-ur-Rab
KARACHI: Following the separation of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) from the Sindh government and the subsequent decision to sit on the opposition benches, it is being widely argued whether Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ibad, who belongs to the ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Centre for Human Rights Education- Pakistan has announced giving away Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Democracy Award to politician Javed Hashmi, anchorperson Sohail Warraich, Jami Chandio, and columnist Wajahat Masood to recognize their invaluable ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Centre for Civic Education has conferred the award for social courage on renowned journalist Hamid Mir as he raised voice for freedom of media and human rights.
The award was given in a two-day annual conference organised by Centre ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: Secretary Education Sindh, Dr Fazlullah Pechuho spoke to the media on Monday on the agonising situation of the education department in the province.
He informed that 5,725 schools in the province are closed, 40 percent of all teachers ...
 
 
our correspondent
PAKPATTAN: A newly-married man was killed and his three friends were injured in a collision between a harvester and a car near Bonga Hayat on Haveli Road on Monday. Munir Ahmad, a newly-married man, of Chak 96/4-L and his friends were on their way ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and allied parties have decided not to hold public gatherings during the holy month of Muharram.The PAT and allied parties rejected a demand from the workers to end the sit-in in Islamabad during the holy ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis and Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The MQM members on Monday staged a walkout from the National Assembly (NA) as a protest against the remarks of the PPP leadership.
Announcing a walkout from the NA, MQM parliamentary leader Abdul Rashid Godal said that they would not ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The ongoing political tension between the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) turned uglier on Monday when the latter submitted an application in the National Assembly Secretariat seeking an apology from the ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday denied having increased the power tariff and held out an assurance that there would be no additional burden on electricity consumers.
The government came under fire in the Senate for not giving any relief to ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said that a youth, who did not know how to speak Urdu, had been given an entire political party in inheritance.
Speaking to his supporters here at the PTI sit-in at the Parade ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Members of the National Assembly, while condemning the unprovoked shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary, on Monday asked India to come to the negotiating table. At the same time, they reminded the ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has assured members of parliament (MPs) that the government wouldn’t bow before any agitation-mongering and no distraction can stall its efforts to rid the country of numerous problems it inherited from the ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: Former federal interior minister Rehman Malik has once again been assigned the task to talk and mediate with the leadership of estranged Muttahida Quami Movement, which has recently parted ways with the Pakistan People’s Party in the ...