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June 19, 2018 12:00 AM PPP to right Nawaz’s wrongs: Zardari

NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: Former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said former prime minister and PML-N Quaid Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had brought Pakistan to a place where the world was poking fun at Pakistan. Talking to the media after visiting the PPP leader Abdul Haq Bhurt’s house here, Zardari said the PPP always

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 10, 2018 12:00 AM Scottish leader aims to boost immigration to Scotland

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND: Nicola Sturgeon´s pro-independence Scottish National Party is leading a push to boost immigration to the sparsely populated northern tip of Britain, an opposite tack to the UK government which aims to limit the number of new arrivals after Brexit. Sturgeon, who is also first minister, will close the SNP´s conference on Saturday with a plea to give Scotland 1

June 10, 2018 12:00 AM PTI leader joins PML-N in Chitral

CHITRAL: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and senior lawyer Abdul Wali Khan announced joining Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) on Saturday. Addressing a press conference at the Chitral Press Club, Abdul Wali declared dismal performance of PTI government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, politics of protests, and disrespect for party workers the reasons for his quitting 2

June 9, 2018 12:00 AM KP officer suspended for involvement in politics

PESHAWAR: Chief Secretary Muhammad Azam Khan has suspended Jehangir Azam Wazir (B-18), additional deputy commissioner, Lakki Marwat, and son of Pakistan People’s Party leader and former provincial minister Sher Azam Wazir, for his involvement in political issues in Bannu district. According an official notification, the chief secretary suspended Jehangir 1

June 8, 2018 11:08 AM Professor Hasan Askari takes oath as Punjab caretaker CM

ISLAMABAD: Professor Hasan Askari on Friday took oath as caretaker chief minister of Punjab. Askari was chosen by the Election Commission of Pakistan after the Opposition and the government failed to reach consensus on any name for the slot of the interim chief minister. Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana administered oath to the caretaker chief minister 4

June 7, 2018 10:55 PM Ex-chairman Senate Muhammad Mian Soomro joins PTI

ISLAMABAD: Former chairman Senate, Muhammad Mian Soomro has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Party sources have confirmed the joining of Soomro, however, the former chairman Senate will make formal announcement in coming days. Sikandar Bosan, former federal minister, is also likely to announce his joining in the PTI in the forthcoming days. He hails 2

June 7, 2018 9:27 AM Prof Hasan Askari named Punjab caretaker CM

LAHORE: Noted defence and political analyst Prof Hasan Askari has been named as the caretaker chief minister for Punjab, the Election Commission of Pakistan said in an announcement on Thursday. The issue of appointing caretaker chief minister was sent to the electoral body after the parliamentary committee comprising members of the opposition and the government 2

June 7, 2018 7:21 AM Veteran politician Rasool Bux Palejo passes away

KARACHI: Rasool Bux Palejo, a veteran Sindhi politician and the founder of Awami Tehrik passed away early on Thursday after a protracted illness. According to family sources, he breathed his last at a private hospital in Karachi where he was admitted. He was 88 years of age. Palejo was a leading human rights lawyer and the founder of Awami Tehrik 4

June 1, 2018 12:00 AM MMA to announce manifesto on June 5: Fazl

KARACHI: Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday said that the manifesto of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) will be announced on June 5 in Islamabad, local media reported. Addressing a press conference in Karachi after meeting of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, Fazlur Rehman said that MMA aims to root out politics of corruption from the country. Fazlur Rehman said that Pakistan’s