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Ashura being observed with religious fervour throughout country

Youm-e-Ashur is being observed throughout the country today (Tuesday) with reverence and religious fervour to pay tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions for their supreme sacrifices. Taziya, Alam and Zuljanah processions have been taken out in all the major cities and towns across the country. Clerics and scholars shed light…

Pakistan reaffirms commitment to ‘One-China Policy’

Pakistan has reaffirmed its strong commitment to ‘One-China’ Policy and firmly supports China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. In a statement, the Foreign Office Spokesperson said that Pakistan was deeply concerned over the evolving situation in the Taiwan Strait, “which has serious implications for regional peace and stability”. “The…

Akbar S. Babar wants Imran Khan to handover party to…

Petitioner prohibited funding case, Akbar S. Babar has demanded Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to step down and hand over his party to the ideological workers of his party. "The election commission’s decision has built a wall before the fascism, now the constitutional institutions will decide the matter on proof" he said.…

ECP says PTI received prohibited funds

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday announced the much-awaited verdict in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ‘prohibited’ funding case. The ECP bench in its reserved verdict said prohibited funding against PTI has been proven. A three-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikander Sultan Raja, comprising…

PM reaches out to flood hit people in Balochistan

CHAMAN - Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday reiterated that the federal government in collaboration with the provincial authorities had been making all-out efforts to provide succour to the flood-hit population of Balochistan. Addressing a cheques distribution ceremony here, the prime minister said that he reached out to the people…

‘Huge losses,’ says PM after visiting flood-hit Balochistan

ISLAMABAD/JACOBABAD/PESHAWAR - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Saturday described the devastation caused by flash floods in Balochistan province as ‘huge losses’ and said that the authorities involved in the relief and rescue operation are ordered to ‘accelerate’ the operation in flood-hit areas. “About 300 including 124 people from Balochistan…

Embattled Shehbaz says he will put up a fight

ISLAMABAD - Referring to the Supreme Court ruling over the Punjab chief minister’s election, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that there should not be double standards in judiciary to deal with different political parties as it is against the spirit of the Constitution that clearly defines the role of every state institution. Addressing…

Will not participate in Punjab CM election case, Mazari, PPP’s…

The Supreme Court of Pakistan Tuesday resumed hearing the case of the Punjab chief minister's election — where Hamza Shahbaz defeated Pervez Elahi — for the third day. During the hearing, Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari's lawyer Irfan Qadir and PPP lawyer Farooq H Naek told the court that they will not be participating in the hearing as…

SC refuses to form full bench to hear Punjab CM case

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday rejected the prayer of Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz, PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujat Hussain and Deputy Speaker Punjab Dost Mohummad Mazari to form full court to decide the petition against the ruling of Punjab deputy speaker on PML-Q votes for CM election. A three-member bench of the apex…

CM Punjab polls: SC bans entry of political leaders, ministers

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday barred ministers and politicians from entering into its premise as the court will hear a petition from Parvez Elahi against the ruling of deputy speaker Punjab Assembly during the election for CM Punjab. According to sources privy to the development, only the applicants and respondents and their lawyers…

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