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October 15, 2018 12:26 AM By-election 2018: Unofficial results of all 11 National Assembly seats

ISLAMABAD: According to unofficial results received on Sunday after a daylong polling on all 11 National Assembly seats, PTI and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured four seats each. In a neck to neck competition with PML-N, the PTI won four seats, which include: NA-53, NA-60, NA-63 and NA-243. According to unofficial results, PML-N took home the four NA seats

October 14, 2018 1:19 PM Over 6000 overseas Pakistanis cast vote online in by-elections: sources

ISLAMABAD: Over 80 per cent overseas Pakistani voters exercised their right to vote via internet in the by-elections in 35 National and Provincial Assembly constituencies, sources said. A total of 7,364 I-voters were registered for by-elections, according to the sources. Over 5,117 I-vote were cast for National Assembly seats while 1,116 for provincial

October 14, 2018 11:48 AM By-election: Low voter turnout being witnessed across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: As voting opened on 35 national and provincial seats, a low voter turnout is being witnessed in most of the constituencies. According to reports reaching here, turnout has been anything but satisfactory so far but this may pick the pace after mid-day. According to senior journalist Mazhar Abbas, lower voter turnout should be a cause for worry

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM World’s longest flight departs Singapore for New York

The world’s longest commercial flight took off from Singapore on Thursday, with excited and apprehensive passengers on board settling in for a marathon 19 hours in the air to New York. A spokeswoman for Singapore Airlines told AFP that Flight SQ22 departed at approximately 11:35pm (1535 GMT) with 150 passengers and 17 crew on board. Two pilots, a special

October 11, 2018 7:28 AM ECP starts sending passcodes to overseas voters for by-polls

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday started the process of issuing passcodes to overseas voters who have been registered through i-voting for the October 14 by-polls, DawnNewsTV reported. According to an official, who requested anonymity, the passcodes are being sent through email and the process will take two to three hours. With assistance

October 3, 2018 1:42 PM NA passes Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill 2018

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Wednesday passed the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill,2018, rejecting opposition’s amendments with majority vote. The Bill was moved by Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Asad Umer. Opposition member Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah challenged amendments in Clause 2 and demanded head count. Speaker asked the members

October 3, 2018 12:00 AM ANP submits motion against appointments

PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) submitted an adjournment motion in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly against the illegal appointments in Livestock and Fisheries Department. ANP’s parliamentary leader in the provincial assembly Sardar Hussain Babak submitted the adjournment motion seeking discussion on the appointment. The motion claimed that hundreds

October 2, 2018 4:13 PM By elections in Sindh: 85 candidates to contest for national, provincial seats

KARACHI: Sindh Election Commissioner Muhammad Yousaf Khan Khattak on Tuesday said the by-elections on two National and three Sindh Assembly seats would be held on October 14 and 21, respectively. Talking to APP, he said officers of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) would perform their duties in the by-elections as District Returning Officers (DROs) 1

September 27, 2018 12:00 AM ECP writes to Pemra against ARY, News One for using derogatory remarks

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has written to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against ARY News and News One television channels for alleged dissemination of wrong information and using derogatory language against the Election Commission. In a letter, the Election Commission’s Director Public Relations Altaf

September 12, 2018 11:09 AM It's important for overseas Pakistanis to take part in by-polls: Ali Jehangir Siddiqui

WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Ali Jehangir Siddiqui has asked overseas Pakistani to register for the electoral process of the upcoming by-polls to be held on October 14. Urging the Pakistani diaspora living abroad to exercise their right to franchise, he said, “It is important for overseas Pakistanis to take part in the by-polls