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February 14, 2018 9:50 AM First the World, now Pakistan: Imran Khan seeks election glory

ISLAMABAD: Clad in a tracksuit and ankle weights, Imran Khan lounges in a plush chair and announces this is his political moment: the World Cup cricket champion believes power in Pakistan is his for the taking. After years in the wilderness the former allrounder is riding a wave of populism as rival parties stumble, decrying the venality of Pakistan 1

February 14, 2018 12:00 AM Transgender community moves PHC to ensure participation in election

PESHAWAR: The transgender community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking direction for Election Commission of Pakistan to make electrical process transgender-friendly to ensure their participation as voters and candidates in the upcoming general election. The writ petition was filed by TransAction (Provincial Alliance 1

January 13, 2018 7:06 AM Balochistan Assembly votes Bizenjo in as new CM

Balochistan Assembly's former deputy speaker Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was elected the new chief minister of the province on Saturday. PML-Q's Bizenjo was voted in as the third chief minister of Balochistan in four years in a session of the provincial assembly. He was elected after former CM Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri stepped down from his post last week. Pakhtunkhwa 4

January 8, 2018 12:00 AM Sibtain retains top table tennis seat

KARACHI: As was expected, SM Sibtain retained the seat of president of Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) at the electoral meeting at Karachi Gymkhana on Sunday. Punjab Tourism Development Corporation Managing Director Ahmer Mallick was elected as secretary. The representatives of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Army, Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Islamabad 3

December 22, 2017 12:00 AM ICC introduces ‘Fans Moment of the Year’ award

KARACHI: Pakistan’s stunning victory against India in the summit clash of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 earlier this year, is among the nominees for inaugural ‘ICC Fans Moment of the Year’ award. The ‘ICC Fans Moment of the Year’ will be chosen by cricket fans around the world, who will get a chance to vote for their favourite moment of 2017.The voting

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM PTI, PML-N dissident group forms govt in Balakot tehsil

MANSEHRA: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday formed government with the support of a dissident group of PML-N in Balakot tehsil on Thursday. Both the nazim and naib nazims secured 16 votes each in a strong council of 19 councillors in Balakot tehsil. The Election Commission of Pakistan has fixed December 14 for voting on no trust motion last month 1

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Tehsil nazim survives no-trust bid

MANSEHRA: The no-confidence motion against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Tehsil Nazim Khurram Khan Swati failed as the overwhelming majority of councillors voted in support of the nazim on Monday. “I have no words to thank the councillors of this prestigious council as I have emerged victorious despite conspiracies,” Khurram Khan told the council after 2

December 4, 2017 12:00 AM PTI likely to install coalition govt in Balakot

MANSEHRA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is likely to install its coalition government with the support of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz in Balakot tehsil as the Election Commission of Pakistan announced schedule for vacant offices of nazim and naib nazim. The PML-N government was wrapped up last month in Balakot tehsil following its nazim Rustam 2

November 1, 2017 5:55 PM Assembly condemns NAB’s ‘discrimination’

KARACHI: In the first Sindh Assembly session in months, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led provincial government proved its detractors correct by taking a stand for an allegedly corrupt party member. The party lambasted the arrest of MPA and former information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon and adopted a resolution in the assembly, condemning the ‘biased 9

October 27, 2017 11:24 PM PTI ‘rigged’ NA-4 by-election with ECP’s support: PML-N

*Muqam says Khattak manipulated election process by assigning officers of his choice to election duty * Camps were empty but ballot boxes turned out to be full PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) on Friday alleged that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) indulged in ‘massive rigging’ during by-election in NA-4, Peshawar, in connivance with officials 10