Imran Mukhtar

  • ISLAMABAD              -           A parliamentarian from the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf drew flak from the opposition side in the Senate on Friday when he tried to give ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -            The Senate Standing Committee on Interior on Friday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the statement of Indian ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Core Committee of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Thursday decided that the government, while moving ahead along with all its collation partners, would develop a consensus to bring an amended law regulating the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) — the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As part of the ruling party’s efforts to woo its almost all annoyed allies, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Wednesday in a crucial meeting with PML-Q succeeded to convince it that an already power-sharing signed agreement with it would be implemented in letter and spirit.  A ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The opposition’s move in the Senate on Tuesday to block immediate passage of two draft bills pertaining to human rights irked the government leading to the exchange of words on Twitter between both. The opposition parties’ insistence to the Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -          The treasury and opposition lawmakers, alike, on Monday in the Senate criticised the local car industry for its failure to maintain safety standards. The lawmakers ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -            Only a day before heading to his foreign trip to defuse tensions in the Gulf, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday hoped that Iran’s confession of hitting Ukrainian passenger jet would ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -           Both treasury and opposition lawmakers, mostly belonging to Sindh and Balochistan, on Friday staged a protest sit-in in the Senate over the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A day after its passage from the National Assembly, the Senate Wednesday passed the bills empowering the prime minister to appoint, re-appoint and give extension to the tri-services chiefs and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff committee amid uproar of smaller opposition parties in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly yesterday passed three amended bills regarding the tenure of the services chiefs — Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Air Staff and Chief of Naval Staff — and the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. The amended bills including ‘The Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The three bills aimed at regularising tenure of three services chiefs and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee would be put to vote today in the National Assembly, after a parliamentary panel on Monday unanimously approved the proposed amendments in laws. The National Assembly ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, in a policy statement given in the Senate on Monday, said that Pakistan would not be part of any regional conflict in the wake of escalation of tensions between the US and Iran. “We are clear in our stance that our soil will not be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -         The opposition Friday asked Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to give a policy statement in the Senate on the regional and Middle East situation ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), a treasury benches party, Thursday during the Senate session, criticised decision of the special court that handed down death sentence to former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. However, the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In a surprising move, the government Wednesday offered an olive branch to opposition in the Senate inviting it to develop consensus on ‘minimum common agenda’ regarding making appointments in the ECP, legislation on tenure of COAS and accountability process. Federal Minister ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday stressed the need for giving due importance to the Senate and assured the senators that he would himself attend the Upper House’s winter session, starting from today (Wednesday). The prime minister was talking to the senators belonging to the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In 2019, anti-state militant attacks in Pakistan dropped to the lowest level during the last 15 years while 44 percent decline in suicide attacks was observed as compared with the year 2018, claims a non-government think tank on national security. According to Annual Security Assessment ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday rejecting the criticism of opposition over government’s move to amend the accountability law said that ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf would not withdraw from its anti-corruption slogan and the accountability process would continue at any cost. PM ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The opposition parties Monday submitted a requisition to summon the Senate claiming it wanted to discuss the legality of the ordinances that have not been laid in the Upper House by the ruling party. The opposition that is in majority in the 104-member house has requisitioned the house ...

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  • LAHORE/ISLAMABAD - The amendment made to the NAB law through a presidential ordinance will help “hundreds” of accused facing charges of possessing assets beyond means or misuse of powers, go unpunished, informed NAB sources said on Saturday. On the other hand, opposition parties ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -           A constitutional crisis for the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is in the offing as the Senate is far behind the required minimum number ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government Wednesday sharply reacting to the criticism it is facing on the social media following a higher court granted post-arrest bail to PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah Khan in a narcotics case said that the decision of the case has yet to come. A misperception is being created that ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As Director General of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Wajid Zia settled down in his new position, the agency has summoned three PML-N leaders in the video scandal of former accountability court judge Muhammad Arshad Malik. The leaders included PML-N Senator Pervaiz Rashid, PML-N ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                  -           Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said that Pakistan’s quest for peace must never be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -          The Senate Standing Committee on Interior Monday strongly condemned the controversial anti-Muslim Citizenship Amendment Act that has sparked violent ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -            The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday denied pressurising Pakistan to pull out from the Kuala Lumpur Summit. In a rebuttal to some media reports, the Saudi Embassy in Islamabad in a statement ...

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  • ISLAMABAD       -          Senator A Rehman Malik on Saturday requested the management of Guinness World Records to make part of its record “the Longest Curfew” imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -           The Ministry of Interior has barred all its subordinate and attached departments from directly interacting with media or giving a comment on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The opposition in the Senate Thursday demanded of the government to summon regular session of the Upper House of the Parliament saying 108 days have passed since the house met last time. It also urged the government to summon joint sitting of the parliament to form a national policy on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday said that clash among state institutions was not in interest of the country. Addressing the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Core Committee that met a day after special court’s judgement against former president Pervez Musharraf, ...

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