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October 19, 2018 12:00 AM ECP notifies returned candidates in by-polls

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday notified names of the returned candidates in the recent bye-election, holding back names of 13 for their inability to submit details of their poll expenses. The ECP issued notification of winning candidates of seven National Assembly constituencies and 15 provincial assemblies. Those whose

October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Qabail Awami Tehreek launched

BARA: Elders and political leaders belonging to all tribal districts on Thursday formed a new political party in the name of "Qabail Awami Tehreek." A former federal minister Hameedullah Jan Afridi was selected as interim president of the party. The announcement was made at a meeting of elders from all the tribal districts at the residence of former

October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-adviser to sue channel for fake news

LONDON: Ex-adviser to the prime minister on foreign investment Sahibzada Jahangir has announced legal action against a private TV channel. Talking to this correspondent, Sahibzada Jahangir said that his track record shows that he has never been charged in any criminal charges nor he had been bankrupted in the United Kingdom (UK). He said, “Official positions

October 18, 2018 11:07 AM PM Khan invites Malaysian counterpart to visit Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasised Pakistan's "close and cordial" relations with Malaysia in a phone call on Thursday with Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad, Radio Pakistan reported. PM Khan, highlighting the "need of high-level bilateral exchanges" between the two countries, said that Pakistan and Malaysia should collaborate at an "operational 1 1

October 17, 2018 7:03 AM Saudi Arabia agrees to abolish Umrah tax on PM Imran Khan's request

ISLAMABAD: The Saudi government has agreed to waive 2,000 riyals tax imposed on Pakistanis performing Umrah every year on the request of Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to a media report, the PM, during his visit to the Kingdom, had requested Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud to abolish the fee. The development was shared by the Religious

October 17, 2018 1:57 AM PM meets APNS delegation, vows to clear dues

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his government will extend all-out support to the newspaper industry to enable it to deal with its longstanding problems. At a meeting with a delegation of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) on Tuesday, Mr Khan said that dues of the print media would be cleared soon, according to a press release of the PM’s Office

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Mobile phones not to be blocked after Oct 20, says minister

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of All Pakistan Mobile Union held a meeting with Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar here on Tuesday. During the meeting, Hammad Azhar assured the delegation that the government will not block handsets and also allow them to continue trade in used mobile phones from other countries after law amendment for the particular

October 16, 2018 7:59 PM 67th martyrdom anniversary of Liaquat Ali Khan observed

ISLAMABAD: The 67th martyrdom anniversary of Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, Pakistan’s first Prime Minister was observed today(Tuesday). Liaquat Ali Khan struggled with Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to get a separate homeland for Muslims of sub-continent and later served as its first prime minister at critical juncture. Liaquat Ali Khan was born on October

October 16, 2018 3:46 PM PM Imran Khan forms special South Punjab province council

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has set up a special executive council to pave way for the formation of South Punjab province, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Qureshi said that the creation of a new province would be the realization of his long standing commitment for the people of South Punjab. He said that this would 1

October 16, 2018 3:46 PM Overseas ministry plans to introduce e-governance to facilitate expats

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OP&HRD) is all set to launch paperless culture in the ministry to ensure speedy communication among its attached departments. This was decided in a meeting chaired by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on OP&HRD Syed Zulifqar Bukhari, said spokesperson of the Ministry on Tuesday