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Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s submission of his statement of assets and liabilities to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) marks another U-turn as he wants to keep his National Assembly seat and the ...
 
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Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: After the continuous exodus of participants from the D-Chowk, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is contemplating to wrap up its sit-in on October 4, ahead of Eidul Azha. However major allies of PAT including Pakistan Muslim League (Q) and ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Wednesday issued a religious decree (fatwa) against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) commonly known as Daesh declaring it unislamic and its activities against the teachings of Islam.
Darul Fatawa and ...
 
 
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LAHORE: A Punjab Assembly member of PML-N and party workers thrashed some people over chanting the slogan of ‘Go Nawaz Go’ in Wazirabad.
Soon after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left Wazirabad after giving away cheques of grant-in-aid to the ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan Wednesday claimed he had won the ‘match’ and the next government will be of his party in the Centre, as the nation was with him and he did not need support of the West.
Speaking ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Russian Federation, Alexey Dedov and other officials from the Russian Embassy called on Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar here on Wednesday. They discussed with the finance minister modalities of the Pak-Russia ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Executive Board of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has authorised an investigation against former Balochistan Provincial Minister for Food Asfand Yar Kakar for embezzlement of Rs292.878 million by misappropriation of 10,0387 ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is likely to file an appeal in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against closure of corruption references, Hudabia Paper Mills and Raiwind assets case, against the Sharif family as the Bureau still has ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate’s Defense Committee Sentor Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Wednesday proposed a three-point plan for peace in Siachen and termed Siachen as “a pointless conflict of the last 30 years; a waste of human and material resources”, ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday expressed its dissatisfaction over the work on the new Balakot city project and decided to visit the site after Eid-ul-Azha.
The committee expressed its resentment over ...
 
 
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HYDERABAD: The Sindh Tarraqi Passand Party (STPP) on Wednesday took out a protest rally in Hyderabad to condemn the demand for division of Sindh into more administrative units/provinces.
The rally, led by STPP vice chairman Fattah Samejo, and ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Secretary Information Pakistan Peoples Party Qamar Zaman Kaira has said the PPP believes in strengthening of democratic system and doesn’t want mid-term polls in the country.
Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, the PPP leader ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique, has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government was taking steps to achieve progress in every sector including energy and investment.
He said that some foreign ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to explain as to why the detainees were not being released from the internment centres if there was no case registered against them under the Action (in ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Jon F. Danilowicz, a career United States diplomat, assume charge as new consul general at the US Consulate General in Peshawar on Wednesday.
Accompanied by USAID Deputy Mission Director Gregorey F. Huger and relevant officials, Jon ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Traffic Police have launched Traffic Helpline 1915 to address traffic related problems being faced by the public in the provincial capital.
“The Traffic Help Line 1915 has been activated today in Peshawar and can be dialed ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) provincial head Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan said on Wednesday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led government was implementing agenda of western NGOs in education and health departments in Khyber ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the investigation report submitted by Karachi Police in the murder case of Parween Rehman, Director of Orangi Pilot Project (OPP), observing that the case should not be closed till the arrest of ...
 
 
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TAKHT BHAI: A resident of Takht Bhai threatened to commit self-immolation if the government did not take action against the local influentials trying to occupy her property.
Speaking at a press conference here on Wednesday, Shabina wife of Fazal ...
 
 
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FAISALABAD: Jamaatud Dawa ameer Prof Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has said that India has continuously been committing hostilities against Pakistan and the recent floods were another example of Indian aggression which inflicted the losses of billions of ...
 
 
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RAWALPINDI: Condemning objectionable remarks and false allegations levelled against superior courts and judges by an anchor of a private TV channel Mubashir Lucman, the Rawalpindi High Court Bar Association (RHCBA) has demanded of the Pakistan ...
 
 
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Karachi: Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon denounced those blaming the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) of promoting hereditary politics.
“The few people blaming the PPP were unknown to facts regarding the party,” ...
 
 

Mother-in-law of Jamaat-e-Islami chief passes away
LAHORE: Mother-in-law of the Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Sirajul Haq breathed her last in Dir on Wednesday morning. She was laid to rest at the ancestral graveyard in the afternoon.Former JI Ameer ...
 
 

Farmers protest
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BAHAWALPUR: The Pakistan Kissan Ittehad members blocked National Highway at Sutlej Bridge to press for their demands, including fixing the Phutti price at 4,000 per 40kg, withdrawal of electricity bills ...
 
 

Minor girl killed in accident
From Our Correspondent
CHAKWAL: A minor girl was killed in an accident at village Pidh in the area of Choa Saiden Shah police station on Wednesday.
Zulfiqar, his wife and his two daughters were going ...
 
 

Man crushed to death
From Our Correspondent
DASKA: A car Wednesday crushed to death a man in the city area.
Din Muhammad was crossing BRB Canal road bridge when a car hit him, leaving him injured critically. He was rushed to hospital, ...
 
 

Lecture on road safety at UoA on 14th
From Our Correspondent
FAISALABAD: Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, Inspector General, National Highway and Motorway Police will deliver a lecture on topic Road Safety and Human Life at the University of ...
 
 

PML-N announces support for Hashmi in NA-149 by-poll
Javed Hashmi quits PTI
From Our Correspondent
MULTAN: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf president Makhdoom Javed Hashmi has finally decided to quit the party after PTI chairman Imran Khan ...
 
 

Midterm polls
Wattoo endorses Khursheed’s statement
From Our Correspondent
OKARA: PPP Punjab president Mian Manzoor Hussain Khan Wattoo Wednesday said statement of Khursheed Shah regarding the midterm elections is according to the PPP ...
 
 

Flood victims to be compensated
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: Kamalia Naib Tehsildar Rana Iqbal Wednesday said recent flood water of the River Ravi has inundated crops on 7,000 acres of land and 4,190 acres crop was destroyed ...