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August 12, 2018 3:32 PM Zilhaj moon sighted, Eidul Azha on August 22

The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on August 22, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced on Sunday following the sighting of the Zilhaj moon. The announcement was preceded by meetings of the moon-sighting committee and other zonal committees in all provincial capitals of the country. The Islamic 2

August 11, 2018 9:03 AM ECP asks candidates to forfeit extra national and provincial seats

The Election Commission of Pakistan on Saturday reminded candidates elected to more than one national or provincial assembly seat to resign from all other seats except the one they wish to retain. The commission's notification states that under Article 223 (3) of the Constitution, all holders of multiple seats in the NA or the provincial assemblies will have to tender 2

August 10, 2018 1:10 PM Imran hopes for 'resumption of talks' in meeting with Indian high commissioner

PM-in-waiting Imran Khan on Friday pushed for the "resumption of talks between Pakistan and India" when the latter's High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria paid him a visit at his Banigala residence. Bisaria's meeting with the PTI chairman took place in the presence of senior party leaders, including vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi, information secretary 4

August 7, 2018 7:24 AM BHC dismisses plea filed by Hazara MPA-elect in nationality case as non-maintainable

The Balochi­stan High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by MPA-elect of Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) Ahmed Ali Kohzad, who had challenged the National Database and Registration Authority’s (Nadra) move to block his computerised national identity card. A division bench comprising Justice Naeem Akhtar Afghan and Justice Abdullah Baloch rejected 4

August 2, 2018 11:51 AM PB-26 Quetta-III winner is 'non-Pakistani', Quetta DC tells court

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Quetta declared that PB-26 (Quetta-III) winner Ahmed Ali Kohzad is a "non-Pakistani", in a letter to submitted to Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Thursday. BHC was hearing a petition filed by Kohzad, a Hazara Democtratic Party (HDP) candidate who has been declared the winner from PB-26. Kohzad's Computerised National Identity 22

August 1, 2018 1:07 PM British high commissioner meets Imran Khan, congratulates him over election victory

British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew on Wednesday called on prime minister-designate Imran Khan at his Banigala residence. The British envoy and his delegation congratulated Khan over his party's victory in the 2018 general elections, a statement issued by the party said. "The PTI chairman's address to the nation has left a very positive 6

July 23, 2018 12:00 AM Tight security arrangements finalised for polling stations in Pindi

Rawalpindi: The administration on the directive of Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Dr Hassan Askari has finalised tight security arrangements for A, B & C category polling stations (PSs) in Rawalpindi Division as 606 polling stations (PSs) set up for general elections 2018 have been declared highly sensitive and 1,036 sensitive in Rawalpindi Division 5

July 18, 2018 8:53 AM Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated 145 unlawful killings, far surpassing the 20 people estimated to have been killed by militant groups during that period. It also speaks 3

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM ACs among 395 officials reshuffled in Punjab

LAHORE: After getting approval from the ECP, the Punjab government has reshuffled 395 officers including assistant commissioners, officers of local government & community development department, tehsildars and naib tehsildars across the province. According to the notification of Services and General Administration Department (S&GAD) Tuesday, as many as 44 ACs and Section 3

July 15, 2018 6:43 PM Girl dies, eight injured after ride collapses in Karachi park

Karachi: An eight-year girl died and eight people were injured on Sunday evening when a swing ride crashed to the ground at a famous amusement park in Karachi, Geo reported. The Askari Amusement Park located near Old Sabzi Mandi area was immediately closed after the accident. Rescue teams and police reached the scene and ordered immediate evacuation 2