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December 16, 2017 12:00 AM SC verdict proves Imran’s innocence, says Khattak

NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Friday said that the Supreme Court verdict in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s assets case was a declaration that he was an unblemished, honest and sagacious leader. Speaking at a public meeting in Jhangira town of the Nowshera district, he said Imran Khan was implicated in a false case but he was cleared

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM BB death anniversary: Khursheed seeks special flights on Dec 27

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Thursday wrote a letter to Secretary Aviation Division for special flight on December 27 on the eve of death anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto from Islamabad to Sukkur via Lahore and from Karachi to Sukkur. In a letter written to Secretary Aviation Division, the opposition

December 14, 2017 6:51 AM MQM files reference to deseat 11 lawmakers

ISLAMABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)-Pakistan has filed reference to deseat the lawmakers who have left the party, according to Geo TV on Thursday. The reference against 11 lawmakers was submitted by MQM leader Farooq Sattar in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The lawmakers include two members of the National Assembly and nine members

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Khursheed holds Nawaz responsible for quorum issue in NA

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Wednesday held former prime minister Nawaz Sharif responsible for the issue of quorum in National Assembly, saying that it was Nawaz Sharif who did not take the Parliament seriously and put the lower house in such a situation where the government failed to maintain the quorum 1

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM ANP awards six more tickets to candidates

PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party (ANP) awarded six more party tickets to the candidates for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in the next general election. The ANP Parliamentary Board nominated former lawmaker Saqibullah Chamkani for PK-11 and Ibrar Khalil for PK-5 in Peshawar. The parliamentary board selected Pervez Ahmed Khan, a former MPA, to contest 2

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Indonesian speaker quits amid graft probe

JAKARTA: The speaker of Indonesia´s parliament, who is being investigated for his suspected involvement in a $170 million graft scandal, has tendered his resignation, two members of the assembly said on Monday. Setya Novanto was arrested last month over his suspected role in the scandal linked to a national electronic identity card scheme. Anti-corruption

December 11, 2017 6:09 PM Pakistan terms Modi’s meddling allegations 'baseless'

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has described Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accusation of interference in Gujarat elections as utterly baseless and irresponsible. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a tweet, said India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate. He went on to say electoral victories should be made on one’s own strength 3

December 11, 2017 7:31 AM KP MPA Ziaullah Afridi seeks dismissal of petition filed 'with malicious intent' by PTI

MPA Ziaullah Afridi's lawyer on Monday filed an application in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) asking for dismissal of the petition filed against his client by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. The lawyer in his request alleged that the petition was filed against Afridi — a former PTI minister — with malicious intent and therefore 2

December 10, 2017 12:00 AM ACE drive against corruption continues

LAHORE: The Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) Punjab on Saturday continued its campaign for second consecutive day started in the wake of International Anti Corruption Day. The campaign was started on the evening of International Anti Corruption Day. Officials of ACE Punjab including Director Lahore Region Adnan Arshad, Deputy Director Admin Sadia

December 10, 2017 12:00 AM PPP not part of move to oust govt: Khursheed

SUKKUR: PPP stalwart and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Saturday said his party was not part of efforts to remove the PML-N-led government. In a statement, he said the incumbent government must complete its constitutional tenure and the general elections should be held on time, Geo reported. Khursheed claimed that the Pakistan 4