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August 16, 2017 11:38 AM ECP rejects PTI's plea to halt foreign funding case proceedings

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejected on Wednesday an application filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for temporarily stopping the proceedings of the foreign funding case against the party. The five-member bench headed by the chief election commissioner also ordered the PTI to submit details of the party’s funds by September 7. Earlier

August 16, 2017 10:29 AM Neither in touch with Nawaz, nor want to be: Zardari

PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari said on Wednesday that neither was he in touch with ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, nor did he want to be as the former PM’s priorities were different while in power and when he was not. At a meeting with senior party leaders in Lahore, the former president of Pakistan said the PPP would not be part of any grand national

August 16, 2017 9:34 AM Court orders NAB to continue investigations against Sindh MPAs, bureaucrats

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to continue its inquiries against provincial assembly members and bureaucrats. Opposition parties, including the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)–Pakistan, Pakistan Muslim League–Functional (PML-F), and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), jointly filed a petition

August 16, 2017 8:47 AM Don't want to be in contact with Nawaz, says Zardari

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party supremo Asif Ali Zardari said on Wednesday that he has no interest in establishing contact with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, reported Geo News. Sources said the former president made the comments during a meeting of the party's core leadership at Bilawal House. Zardari said the PPP also has no interest in becoming 1

August 16, 2017 8:44 AM SSP Chaudary Aslam's assassin arrested

KARACHI: Shareefullah who was allegedly wanted for his involvement in killing of SSP Counter Terrorism Department Chaudhry Aslam in a suicide attack has been successfully arrested by the Special Investigation Unit, during a raid in Orangi Town. Shareefullah is the brother of the person who masterminded the attack on Chaudhry Aslam. According to the DIG of Central 3

August 16, 2017 8:06 AM ECP rejects PTI’s request to halt proceedings in foreign funding case

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) request to halt proceedings in foreign funding case because the same case is being heard by the Supreme Court. Dismissing the request, the ECP asked the party to submit all the funding details before the commission by September 07. The ECP had reserved 1

August 16, 2017 7:55 AM ECP rejects PTI's appeal to halt foreign funding case proceedings

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) appeal to halt the election body's proceedings on the foreign funding case, issuing the party yet another "last chance" to submit its full financial records — this time by September 7. Following the initial arguments on Wednesday, the election body had reserved its judgement 1

August 16, 2017 7:06 AM PAT sit-in: LHC asks parties to decide matter jointly

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday, hearing a petition against Pakistan Awami Tehreek's (PAT) scheduled sit-in, directed the Punjab government, petitioner and the PAT to jointly formulate the strategy regarding it else the court would decide the matter itself. On Tuesday, the court had barred the PAT from staging sit-in on The Mall on a petition 4

August 16, 2017 6:22 AM Video on Child Marriages: Girls should be free to choose their future

Child Marriages is still an issue in Pakistan even in the 21st century. Elaj Trust has made a video to expose the bitter reality behind ‘Child Marriages’ that still exists in our society. A topic that needs attention for saving the life’s of many daughters that are being ignore by the nation. Most often girls at a very early age get married, they are not free enough 5

August 16, 2017 5:50 AM Zardari-Sharif meeting not probable, says Kaira

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Central Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that a Zardari-Sharif meeting is not probable since PPP has lost faith in Sharif and is not ready to cooperate with PML-N. In an answer to a question, he also said that the former prime minister is ‘history’ now. Giving his views about Kulsoom Nawaz he said that she is a strong 1