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June 24, 2018 2:04 AM PML-N finalises most candidates for Punjab

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has at last finalised around 80 per cent of its National Assembly candidates for 112 out of the total 141 NA seats in Punjab. Similarly, the party’s parliamentary board has made a decision about 65pc of Punjab Assembly seats by selecting 192 candidates for the 297-member house. Former prime minister Nawaz

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM PTI to win polls, predicts Khattak

NOWSHERA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and former chief minister Pervez Khattak has said that his party will win the upcoming general elections on the basis of performance. Speaking at public gatherings at Manki Sharif and Bara Banda, he said that PTI would form governments in all the four provinces and the Centre. PTI leaders including former

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Disgruntled Mardan PTI leaders to contest as independents

MARDAN: Annoyed workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have opposed the award of tickets for three provincial assembly constituencies in the district and announced to contest election as independent candidates. The decision was announced at a public meeting in the residence of Haris Khan Toru, son of former KP police chief Fiaz Khan Toru. Haris

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Three killed in road accident

SUKKUR: Three people were killed and 20 others injured in a road accident on Friday. According to reports, the accident happened when a passenger coach was overspeeding on the Obaro Indus Highway in Ghotki. The local people and police reached the spot. The deceased driver of the coach was identified as Zakir Hussain, while the rescue team shifted nearly 1

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM PTI has been hijacked, says disgruntled female activist

TIMERGARA: A disgruntled female activist of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Nusrat Begum, who had applied for a party ticket on reserved seat, said on Friday the party had been hijacked by some influential persons. "The party has been hijacked by some influential persons. And PTI Chairman Imran Khan is not aware of the situation," she told journalists

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM PTI to face humiliating defeat in polls: Amir Muqam

TAKHT BHAI: Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir Muqam said on Friday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan should not dream of becoming prime minister as his party would face a humiliating defeat in the upcoming general elections. He was addressing public gathering in Shergarh area. He said that people had become politically

June 22, 2018 5:37 PM Khaqan Abbasi challenges rejection of his papers for NA-53 constituency

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday filed an appeal against the rejection of his nomination papers from the capital’s NA-53 constituency. The returning officer (RO) decided on the dismissal on Abbasi’s failure to mention the development work he carried in his previous constituency 1

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Over 2,700 candidates facing multiple charges

ISLAMABAD: In Pakistan’s democracy, corruption, money laundering, rape, murder and criminal charges really can pay. Yes, because around 2,715 out of around 21,482 candidates running for 1,070 seats in the Provincial Assemblies (PAs) as well as the National Assembly (NA) elections face corruption, criminal, rape, dual nationality, money laundering, extortion 1

June 20, 2018 7:36 AM NA-53: Imran Khan files appeal against rejection of nomination paper

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday filed an appeal in Appellate Tribunal against the Returning Officer's decision to reject his nomination papers from NA-53 for the Genera Election 2018. Filed through his lawyer Babar Awan, the application stated that the RO's decision contradics the Constitution. It said Imran Khan is chairman 4

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM Team for Champions Trophy announced

KARACHI: Goalkeeper Mazhar Abbas, Rizwan Jr, Rana Sohail and Dilber are to return as Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) announced the 18-member squad for the Champions Trophy in Breda, Holland, which begins from June 23. Pakistan had sent 22 players on June 3 to Holland for the last phase of the training, a PHF press release issued on Tuesday said.After 1