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June 19, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Country not to run if polls interfered with’

SUKKUR: PPP leader and former opposition leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah Monday warned that the country won’t run but suffer immensely if someone somewhere interfered with the upcoming elections. Addressing an Eid ceremony here, he said the upcoming elections should not be taken lightly, as these could strengthen or weaken the country

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM CM asks depts to ensure fair election

PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Minister Justice (Retd) Dost Muhammad Khan has directed the heads of public sector institutions to remove obstacles to timely and fair elections in the province. He assured the redeployment of Frontier Constabulary in FR Bannu because of the sensitive nature of the division in order to provide foolproof security for general

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Askari unhappy over poor cleanliness in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Punjab caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hassan Askari paid a surprise visit to the city on Monday and expressed concern over poor cleanliness situation. He directed the commissioner to take personal interest and improve the cleanliness situation as early as possible. Provincial ministers Zia Haider Rizvi and Ahmed Waqas Riaz were present on the occasion

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Levelling allegations, abuse will cost Imran a lot: Marriyum

LAHORE: Former information minister and the PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said the PTI whenever inquired about its performance has developed a habit of abusing, taunting and humiliating people. Reacting to the allegations levelled by the PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry at a press conference Monday, Marriyum in a press statement said the culture

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey begins mly patrols around Syria’s Manbij

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Monday said it had started military patrols in an area around the Kurdish-held city of Manbij in northern Syria, in line with an agreement with the United States to scale down tensions in the region. The Turkish army said in a statement that “patrol activities had begun” between Manbij and an area it controls after a 2016-2017 military

June 15, 2018 10:32 AM Saad Rafique admits second marriage with TV anchor

LAHORE: Senior PML-N leader and former Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has admitted his second marriage to a TV anchor, Daily Jang reported. The former minister mentioned this in nomination papers he submitted for the upcoming general elections to be held on July 25. According to the information shared in the nomination papers, Rafique has two wives 3

June 14, 2018 8:55 PM Kalash man elated after historic PTI nomination for KP assembly

KARACHI: A Kalash man has been nominated for the first time in Pakistan’s political history for the assembly on a minority seat. Wazir Zada, a community worker from Chitral, has been nominated by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as their second choice on reserved seats in the Khyber Pakhtwnka assembly for elections 2018. Zada termed his nomination as historic 5

June 14, 2018 8:55 PM Elections 2018: PTI unveils list of its candidates from Sindh

KARACHI: In its second phase, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has unveiled the list of its candidates contesting the upcoming general elections 2018 for National Assembly and the provincial assembly from Sindh. The list displayed on PTI's official website include names of Liaquat Ali Jatoi, Arif Alvi, Naeem Adil Shaikh, Saif Ur Rehman, Fesal Vawda and others 4

June 14, 2018 5:36 PM Imran congratulates Rashid on Supreme Court verdict

ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman Imran Khan has felicitated AML head and political ally Sheikh Rashid Ahmed for being declared eligible to stand in the upcoming general election. According to sources, Rashid called on Imran at his Bani Gala residence after his return from Saudi Arabia where he performed umrah along with his wife and friends. The two leaders discussed 5

June 14, 2018 1:52 AM PTI demands removal of interior secretaries, Nadra chairman

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has asked the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to replace federal and provincial interior secretaries and the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) chairman for impartial elections. According to details issued by party’s media department, PTI information secretary Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday 4