Monday, July 23, 2018

Top Pak military brass review polling arrangements, 350,000 troops to be deployed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan military ‘stop brass discussed how to help the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in conducting free, fair, and transparent general elections on Wednesday. “The Chief of Army Staff directed that this national...

Bilawal Bhutto unveils ‘making and saving Pakistan’ election manifesto

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan’s People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari unveiled election manifesto of the party on Thursday, saying it promises to ‘develop and safe’ Pakistan. “ This election manifesto marks the practical beginning of my...

Imran allowed,Fawad, Abbasi and Danial disqualified from contesting polls

ISLAMABAD: An Election AppellateTribunal onWednesday allowed Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to contest pollsfrom NA53 and disqualified PTI Spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry and Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to contest elections from...

Two more members of Federal Cabinet take oath

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government expanded its federal cabinet on Wednesday, with President Mamnoon Hussain administering oath to two additional caretaker ministers. Retired Lt Gen Khalid Naeem Lodhi and Mian Misbahur Rehman took oath in the...

Yousaf Saleem: Pakistan’s first visually impaired judge

Yousaf Saleem, 25-year-old, a visually impaired lawyer, became on Tuesday the first blind judge in the history of Pakistan, after he took oath as a civil judge on Tuesday. ISLAMABAD: A visually impaired young lawyer...

ISI directed to remove blockades from road

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday directed Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) to clear the portion of Khayaban-i-Suharwardy in front of its headquarters in a week. Hearing a petition against the encroachment on public...

PAT will not participate in elections: Dr Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has announced that the party will not participate in the upcoming General Elections. Flanked by party officials in a press conference in Lahore, he said that...

Sirajul Haq declares assets worth Rs2.9m

ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq has declared assets worth Rs2.9 million in his nomination papers. Documents annexed with the senator's nomination form filed with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) show that his...

Musharraf tells the reasons of putting off his return to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chairman retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has said that he was all set to return to the country but the Supreme Court order forced him to change his mind. Speaking...

GDA demands apolitical officers for fair elections

KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has demanded from the election commission and other authorities concerned to post neutral officers on administrative positions in the province within a week so that the upcoming elections...