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January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Farman says tribal districts to get all facilities

PESHAWAR: Governor Shah Farman said on Monday that people of the merged districts would get all facilities like other developed areas. He expressed these views while talking to a 100-member tribal jirga belonging to erstwhile Frontier Region Peshawar at the Governor's House, said an official handout. The jirga informed the governor about their problems

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Govt to steer country out of financial crisis: Khattak

NOWSHERA: Federal Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak on Saturday said that the government would steer the country out of the financial crisis very soon. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the ICU and CCU units at the Qazi Hussain Ahmed Medical Complex on Saturday, he said the government would complete its term. He advised the opposition to respect 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Brazil says it recognises Venezuelan opposition leader as president

SAO PAULO: Brazil’s government on Saturday issued a statement saying it recognized Venezuela’s Congressional leader, who opposes President Nicolas Maduro, as the rightful president of Venezuela. Maduro, who started a second term as president this week, has found himself increasingly isolated as countries around the world have called his continued leadership

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM New alliance increases pressure on India’s ruling party

LUCKNOW: Two regional parties that were former bitter rivals announced an unlikely alliance Saturday to fight Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Hindu nationalist party in a looming general election. The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) — key players in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh — said they would set aside their 2

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM IPL 2019 to be staged in India despite election clash

NEW DELHI: The Indian Premier League will be held in India, the cricket board said on Tuesday, quelling speculation that the Twenty20 extravaganza could be held elsewhere owing to a clash with a general election. The money-spinning competition that lasts two months would be held from March 23 with a detailed schedule to be announced later, the Board

January 4, 2019 12:00 AM Seats for tribal districts: Filing of objections start at ECP

PESHAWAR: The filing of objections has started after the Election Commission of Pakistan’s notification concerning the allocation of 16 seats for the tribal districts in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. A notification by the ECP said Bajaur and Khyber tribal districts have been given three seats each, Mohmand, Kurram, South Waziristan and North Waziristan 1

January 1, 2019 12:00 AM Arshad Ansari elected LPC president for 9th time

LAHORE: Journalist Panel won the election of the Lahore Press Club. Arshad Ansari belonging to the Jang Group created history by becoming club’s president for the ninth time. Arshad Ansari and Zahid Abid have been elected president and general secretary of the club. Ansari won club polls with a big margin. In elections Sunday, Ansari of Journalist Panel 1

December 31, 2018 2:02 AM By-poll to Balochistan Assembly seat today

QUETTA: The by-election to a Balochistan Assem­bly seat will be held on Monday (today). The seat had fallen vacant after the Election Commis­sion of Pakistan disqualified Ahmed Kohzad, the secretary general of Hazara De­­mocratic Party (HDP), for being an Afghan national. Mr Kohzad was elected from PB-26 (Quetta-III) in the 2018 general elections by defeating 2

December 30, 2018 3:23 AM The Democrats clean sweep Karachi Press Club elections

KARACHI: Imtiaz Khan Faran was elected President and Arman Sabir Secretary as The Democrats panel clean swept the annual elections of the Karachi Press Club on Saturday. According to election results, Imtiaz Khan Faran bagged 671 votes against Progressive Panel's presidential candidate Ahmed Khan Malik who got 530 votes. While The Democrats' Arman Sabir 2

December 30, 2018 12:00 AM Ruling party picks ex-PM as Istanbul mayor candidate

ISTANBUL: Turkey's last prime minister was on Saturday chosen as the ruling party´s mayoral candidate for Istanbul in a bid to ensure the country's biggest city remains in its hands after 2019 elections. Binali Yildirim, who served as prime minister between 2016 and 2018 under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had been the clear favourite for the Justice 2