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PM asks allies to work for ‘stability of democracy’

| Shehbaz Sharif meets JUI-F, MQM-P leaders | MQM-P wants fresh elections as per new voter lists | PM directs provinces to meet wheat procurement targets ISLAMABAD   -   Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said that it was essential for all the coalition parties to work collectively to achieve the stability of democracy and…

Govt offers judicial probe into ‘life threats’ to Imran

ISLAMABAD   -   The federal government on Monday termed the matter of life threats to PTI Chairman Imran Khan a “political stunt” but at the same time offered formation of a judicial commission to probe the claim of former prime minister that his life was in danger. The government meanwhile beefed up security of the ex-premier despite already…

CJP says ‘political party will become a tea party’ if  MNAs allowed…

ISLAMABAD   -   The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday adjourned hearing on Presidential reference seeking its opinion on Article 63-A of the Constitution till Tuesday. A five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial and comprising Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan, Justice Muneeb Akhtar, Justice Mazhar Alam Khan…

PPP ready to share burden of tough decisions, says Kaira

ISLAMABAD   -   Special Assistance to the Prime Minister on Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir Affairs Qamar Zaman Kaira on Monday said the Pakistan Peoples Party  (PPP) was not only sharing power of the government but was ready to share tough decisions and ready to bear the brunt of it. During a talk show of private news channel, he said the government…

PM sets up task force on climate change amid glacier melting

ISLAMABAD   -   Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday set up a task force on climate change in view of the country currently facing heat-wave and melting of glaciers. The task force included relevant federal ministers, secretaries, provincial chief secretaries and relevant provincial secretaries, Chairman National Disaster Management Authority…

Imran’s cell phones stolen at Sialkot airport: Shahbaz Gill

ISLAMABAD   -   Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Dr Shahbaz Gill on Monday claimed that a pair of cell phones of former prime minister and party chairman Imran Khan was stolen from the airport after he left for the venue to address a rally of his supporters in Sialkot on weekend. Gill, who is also chief of staff to chairman PTI, made the claim…

TV channels warned against broadcast of negative, insulting material

ISLAMABAD   -   Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has taken stern notice of broadcast of negative, insulting and hateful material against state institutions, especially judiciary and army during live coverage of programmes, talk shows and various public rallies and meetings on news and current affairs channels. They were…

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