BA demands jirga be set up to bring back Khan of Kalat

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QUETTA: The Balochistan Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution to constitute an official jirga – a traditional delegation comprising tribal elders, politicians and members of parliament – to hold negotiations and bring back ...


Next elections through e-voting machines: ECP


ISLAMABAD: In an attempt to place curbs on rigging, the Election Commission of Pakistan has decided ...

3 holidays announced for Eidul Azha

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal government on Tuesday announced a three-day public holiday on the occasion ...


Online abuse of women in Pakistan turns into real-world violence

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ISLAMABAD: Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real ...

Army capable of responding to any aggression: COAS

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ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday reiterated ...

Only 414 of 1,174 lawmakers submit assets’ details to ECP

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ISLAMABAD: The deadline for parliamentarians to submit details of their assets expired on Tuesday, but only 414 members of the National Assembly, Senate and provincial assemblies out of a total of 1,174 have so far submitted their assets’ details to the Election Commission of Pakistan ...

PM felicitates Chinese counterpart on national day

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has felicitated his Chinese counterpart, Li Keqiang, on the 65th anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China.In a letter addressed to the Chinese premier, Prime Minister Sharif said that it gave him immense pleasure to extend his ...

PM orders Punjab Citizen Feedback Monitoring Programme

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered implementation of Punjab Citizen Feedback Monitoring Programme in the federal government to improve services delivery and to enhance communication with ordinary citizens. The prime minister was chairing a meeting on Tuesday which was attended by ...

PPP to hold intra-party elections in KP

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to hold intra-party elections to elect officials at the district and divisional level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. For this purpose a three-member committee has been constituted by Co-Chairman of the party, Asif Ali Zardari to work out a plan of action ...

Senate committee members visit Siachen

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Defence Committee, led by its chairman, Senator Mushahid Hussain, paid an historic visit to Siachen to express solidarity of parliament and the political forces with the soldiers and officers defending the country in the world’s toughest terrain. This was the first such ...

War on terror, IDPs fading from people’s memory

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ISLAMABAD: War on terror and internal displacement of over a million people from North Waziristan has started fading away from public memory. For Pakistan’s urban population, a respite in terror attacks maybe the direct outcome of ongoing military offensive in North Waziristan. While ...

Balochistan to give land for Sibi University, HEC Centre

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ISLAMABAD: The Balochistan government has issued directions for allotment of land in the cities of Sibi and Quetta for the establishment of Sibi University and HEC Regional Centre in Quetta, respectively.The decision comes after a request from Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Mukhtar ...

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