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  • CJP says need to understand scope of honesty

    October 20, 2017 1:30 AM 1

    Disqualification plea against Tareen, Defence counsel asks court to refer case to other forum to prove dishonesty ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court said on Thursday that the court first wanted to understand the scope of Article 62(1)(f) of Constitution — which deals with honesty and integrity of public office holder and a member of Parliament — and adjudication

  • The Power Of The Youth

    October 20, 2017 1:30 AM 1

    Statistics released by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) reveal that the youth might be the game-changer in the next election, showing that 42. 4 million out of the nearly 97 million registered voters in the country are between the ages of 18 and 35. Young people constitute one of most impactful says in the 2018 elections, consisting of 44 percent

  • Missing university student killed by Rangers, SHC told

    October 20, 2017 12:13 AM 1

    A university student missing since 2015 was killed by the Rangers in an encounter last year, the investigating police officer of the case told the Sindh High Court on Thursday. Mohammad Asif said in his petition that his brother Kashif, a final-year student of BTech, went to the National Database Registration Authority office in Korangi on August 17, 2015, adding

  • QAU reopens as protesting students, administration come to agreement

    October 19, 2017 11:40 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is set to once again open its doors Friday morning following a settlement between representatives of the protesting students, university officials, and district administration, Geo News reported on Thursday. Teaching and other academic activities at the institution, however, will resume Monday. QAU had been closed

  • Party switch: Another PML-N leader defects to PPP

    October 19, 2017 7:56 PM 1

    LAHORE: Another leader from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Dost Muhammad Khan, has joined the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). Khan, the former MNA from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, announced his decision during a meeting with PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and former prime ministers Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani at Bilawal

  • ‘Imran Khan’s politics about to be buried forever’

    October 19, 2017 7:04 PM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Saeed Ghani has said that politics of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan was taking its ‘last breath’, adding that his money trail was “totally fraudulent” and concocted. In a statement issued here on Thursday, Ghani claimed that Imran does not remember his last lie “probably because he is always

  • Number of registered voters’ reaches 97 million: ECP

    October 19, 2017 6:59 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said on Thursday that the total registered voters in the country have reached the figure of 97 million, including 54.5 male and 42.4 female voters. According to available data of registered voters shared by the ECP, out of the total count, 55.8 million voters were from Punjab, 20.64 million voters

  • Grenade attack in Mastung, Gwadar leave dozens injured

    October 19, 2017 6:07 PM

    QUETTA: Two separate hand grenade attacks in Mastung and Gwadar districts of Balochistan on Thursday left at least 38 people injured. “Two men riding a motorbike threw a hand grenade at a busy boulevard, injuring 12 people, three of them seriously in Mastung’s Sultan Shaheed Chowk,” District Police Officer Gulab Khan said. In Gwadar, two motorcyclists

  • Nawaz Sharif, ousted Pakistani prime minister, indicted on corruption charges

    October 19, 2017 5:48 PM

    ISLAMABAD — Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was indicted Thursday over allegations of corruption, the latest setback for the deposed leader who remains one of the most popular politicians in Pakistan. Sharif, 67, was ousted from power in July by the country’s Supreme Court after months of hearings on the corruption charges. He and his family stand

  • Motorcycle rider attacks woman with ‘sharp object’

    October 19, 2017 5:27 PM 3

    On Thursday evening, a motorcycle rider stabbed a woman with a ‘sharp object’ in Malir, Karachi. The woman, named Jazba Javed, was crossing the road when she was stabbed in her hand by a bike-ridden man. Subsequently, he fled from the scene. Footage from CCTV and other evidence is being studied into the case. An FIR has also been registered in the Malir