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March 18, 2018 12:55 PM PTI,PPP alliance can't be ruled out: Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Saturday said possibility of an alliance between Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) or seat adjustment between the two parties in the next general election cannot be ruled out. Speaking to the media, he said it would be good sign if Asif Ali Zardari

March 15, 2018 12:00 AM NA body forms working group on delimitation issue

ISLAMABAD: The Special Committee of the National Assembly on Delimitation of Constituencies kicked off its working here on Wednesday and elected Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi as its chairman. Discussing the National Assembly members’ grievances and reservations about the recently carried out delimitationby the Election Commission of Pakistan, the committee 3

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Political turmoil ahead: Hashmi

MULTAN: Senior politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi said Tuesday Asif Ali Zardari and Imran Khan would be next target of political victimisation. Addressing a press conference at Multan Press Club, he said vulgar practice of vote snatching were repeated in Senate. Hashmi predicted that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and opposition leader Khurshid Shah won't 6

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM NA’s special body to examine issue of delimitation

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday passed a motion to constitute a special committee of lawmakers to examine proposals and objections related to delimitation of constituencies. The parliamentary committee comprising Zahid Hamid, Daniyal Aziz, Syed Naveed Qamar, Dr Arif Alvi, SA Iqbal Qadri, Sahibzada Tariq Ullah, Ghous Bux Mahar and Naeema 6

March 11, 2018 12:00 AM Opposition leader meets COAS

RAWALPINDI: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Sayed Khursheed Shah on Saturday met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa was on a visit to the operational area of Pano Aqil division on the eastern border, said a press statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). General Bajwa 11

March 9, 2018 1:07 PM Pakistan refuses to become proxy, will protect its own interests: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Friday said Pakistan refuses to become proxy to protect interest of foreign powers. Speaking in the National Assembly, he said "they want us to protect their interests as proxy, but we will not do this. Pakistan will protect only its own interests, referring to US. He said if Pakistan had not succumbed 7

March 8, 2018 12:00 AM Paramedics observe strike across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: The paramedics on Wednesday observed strike and suspended services in most of the public sector hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and took out protest demonstrations against health policies of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led government. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Paramedics Association had given the strike call. Paramedics' leaders from all over the province 7

March 7, 2018 12:00 AM ECP summons leaders claiming horse-trading

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday announced that it will probe the allegations of horse-trading in the Senate elections and summoned all the party heads and leaders on March 14, who aired such allegations. Political party heads and leaders including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan 18

March 7, 2018 12:00 AM FPCCI team visits Tehran

KARACHI: A Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) delegation under the leadership of Ghazanfar Bilour, president of FPCCI ECO-CCI, attended the 16th general assembly meeting, 24th executive committee meeting, and specialised committee meetings from March 3 to 5, 2018 in Tehran, Iran, a styatement said on Tuesday. The meetings 10

March 6, 2018 6:35 PM ECP decides to probe horse-trading allegations in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to probe and take action over alleged horse-trading allegations in the March 03 Senate elections. Heads of various political parties and lawmakers had leveled allegations of horse-trading in the recently held Senate elections. PTI Chairman Imran Khan had admitted horse-trading of MPAs of Khyber 11