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Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday underscored the need for early ratification of extradition treaty with Australia so as to further strengthen justice system of the two countries.This was transpiring during a meeting between Interior Minister ...
 
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Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Pakistani politics has made its way into the UK general elections as rivals in Pakistan are openly opposing each other in several constituencies here.
Former Punjab governor Muhammad Sarwar, who recently joined Pakistan ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Pakistani politics has made its way into the UK general elections as rivals in Pakistan are openly opposing each other in several constituencies here.
Former Punjab governor Muhammad Sarwar, who recently joined Pakistan ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Of the total election petitions dismissed so far by election tribunals, set up after the 2013 general elections, PML-N tops the list with maximum number of rejected cases followed by PTI and PPP.
According to the official data ...
 
 
our correspondent
FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and the National Textile University will collaborate in research for the development of the textile sector. It was discussed in a meeting between NTU Rector Dr Arshad Ali and UAF Vice-Chancellor ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Australia has announced $24 million for Pakistan in development assistance, which will see funds diverted to support and rehabilitate the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in tribal areas, while some financial assistance will reach the ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: The first model police station of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gulbahar, is to be bulldozed in a few days after the building was declared one of the biggest encroachments in the provincial capital.
The Gulbahar Police Station on the Grand Trunk ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The government should increase defence budget by curtailing unnecessary non-development expenditure as army is engaged in tackling internal and external security threats to Pakistan.
These views were expressed by the speakers at Jang ...
 
 
Munir Khan Afridi
BARA: A grand jirga of the Bar Qambarkhel tribe in Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency Wednesday formed a 50-member peace body called Amn Sharishta.
Member National Assembly (MNA) Nasir Khan Afridi presided over the jirga. A large number of tribal ...
 
 
our correspondent
TIMERGARA: An absorbing contest is expected between Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Awami National Party (ANP) in the by-election for the provincial assembly seat PK-95 today.
JI chief Sirajul Haq vacated the seat when he contested and won election for ...
 
 
our correspondent
MANSEHRA: As many as 14 candidates have submitted nomination papers for by-election on the provincial assembly constituency PK-56.
The by-election is scheduled to take place on June 8.According to the final list issued by Returning Officer Tahir ...
 
 
Tauseef-ur-Rahman
PESHAWAR: Former interior minister and leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Rehman Malik Wednesday said he would quit politics if any links of him or his family was established with the arrested super model Ayyan Ali.
“If any proof ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission obtained more five-day physical remand of Kohat chief municipal coordinator Noor Daraz Khattak, father of PTI MPA Gul Sahib Khan, and four others charged with grabbing 150 kanals of land.
The ...
 
 
Faizan Bangash
LAHORE: PPP suffered another setback in Punjab after its former MPA elected in 2008 general elections from Sialkot, Tahir Mehmood Hundli, joined the PTI.
Already a number of PPP notables like Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Afzal Sindhu, Bahadur Khan ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) was told on Wednesday that a professor who had been picked up along with his brother about three months ago had been released. During hearing of missing persons’ cases, Muhammad Iqbal Mohmand, counsel for the ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: Speaking to Shahzeb Khanzada on Geo News show ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath,’ former National Assembly speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza Tuesday said that she was very disappointed over the treatment meted out to her workers in Badin.
She said ...
 
 
Arshad Dogar
LAHORE: Newly-recruited 411 sub-inspectors (SIs) of Punjab police including 76 females have completed their six-month training at Sihala Police Training College under the supervision of Commandant Aamir Zulfiqar Khan.
The trained sub-inspectors ...
 
 
Syed Mazhar
Barack Obama, on assuming office on January 20, 2009, inherited a healthy US-India bilateral relationship from President George Bush. The warming of ties that began in the early 1990s culminated in the bold and unconventional civil nuclear ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday reserved verdict in writ petitions challenging holding of local government elections 2015 for village and neighbourhood councils on non-party basis and other several sections of the local ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: The three points of a “pre-scan report” narrated by the PTI chief Imran Khan in a press talk outside the Nadra headquarters on Wednesday are misunderstood by him and these facts are neither rigging nor even irregularity.

PTI chief ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: The unprecedented press note issued by the Election Tribunal (ET) on NA-125, while announcing the judgment, has raised many eyebrows as neither such thing has ever happened in the past nor was there any need of such action.
Former ...
 
 

PTI to back JI candidate in PK-59
By our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would support the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) candidate Izazul Mulk Afkari in the by-election on PK-95 and JI would back PTI candidate Azam Swati for ...
 
 

Cash snatched
From Our Correspondent
DASKA: Two robbers snatched cash from a man in the city area on Wednesday.
Two robbers, including a woman, intercepted Rafique Ali and Ahmed Shah, who were on the way to home after selling their animals ...
 
 

People demand CPEC thru DG Khan, Rajanpur
From Hasnain Qaisrani
DERA GHAZI KHAN: Political and social circles as well as the business community of the region have demanded construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) via Dera Ghazi ...
 
 

Murder of Faisalabad MC ex-chief
Traders assured of soon arresting ex-SHO
From Our Correspondent
FAISALABAD: CPO Dr Sohail Habib Tajik has assured local traders and businessmen of soon arresting Batala Colony former SHO Rana Farrukh ...
 
 

Excise officers accused of sending inflated tax notices
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: People have accused the Excise and Taxation Department of sending inflated property tax notices to them.
Talking to The News here on Wednesday, the ...
 
 

Tussle between Hafizabad DPO, local PML-N leaders
From Syed Muhammad Zamir
HAFIZABAD: Inclusion of names of some influential persons in the list of alleged qabza groups in Hafizabad by the district police officer (DPO) has annoyed local ...
 
 

CM urged to provide missing facilities to school
From Our Correspondent
JHANG: People have demanded the chief minister, the chief secretary and the secretary (Schools) provide missing facilities to the Government Girls High School, Mandi Shah ...
 
 

‘FIF plans expanding rescue services’
From Our Correspondent
MULTAN: The Falah-i-Insaniat (FIF), a charity organisation of the Jamaatud Dawa, has planned to expand its relief and rescue services across the country, said FIF chairman Hafiz ...
 
 

No doctor in 43 Nankana BHUs
From Our Correspondent
NANKANA SAHIB: People have been facing several problems due to shortage of doctors at the basic health units and the rural health centres in the district.
There are 48 basic health units ...
 
 

ET’s verdict termed victory of PTI
From Our Correspondent
PAKPATTAN: PTI leader Mian Ahmad Raza Maneka Wednesday said the verdict of the election tribunal (ET) regarding the NA-125 elections indicated the victory of the PTI.
Talking to ...
 
 

HEC grants NOC to Sialkot women varsity
From Our Correspondent
SIALKOT: The Government College for Women University, Sialkot, has been granted an NOC by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Farhat Saleemi ...
 
 

Demo against delay in construction of road
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: Scores of traders and shopkeepers of Pirmahal on Wednesday blocked traffic for several hours on Faisalabad-Multan Road to protest against delay in construction ...