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August 3, 2018 2:05 AM ECP set to void two polls over low women turnout

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to void polls, and their results, in two national assembly constituencies over low turnout of female voters. “A summary has been moved to the Commission by the ECP secretariat recommending that the polls in NA-10 (Shangla) and NA-48 (North Waziristan) — where women votes were less than 10 per cent of the total 24

July 28, 2018 8:14 AM PTI wins 115 NA seats as ECP releases final tally more than two days after polling ends

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday released the complete preliminary results, more than 56 hours after the conclusion of voting for the 11th General Elections in the country. According to the figures provided by the ECP, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the largest political party in the country, winning 115 of the 270 National 5

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Modi govt faces no-confidence motion tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Indian Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) will take up discussion and voting on no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi government tomorrow (Friday, July 20), it has been announced by Indian Lok Sabha speaker Ms. Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday in Indian capital. According to media reports, the no-trust vote will be held from 11:am to 6:pm. United 4

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM SIC’s 30 Muftis issue fatwa: Giving vote to right candidate is farz, to characterless sin

LAHORE: As many as 30 Muftis of Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) Pakistan have said in a joint fatwa that giving vote to a capable candidate is a farz (a religious duty commanded by Allah), voting for a person of bad character a sin and not casting a vote is a national crime. The muftis issued the joint fatwa called ‘Collective Sharia Announcement’ on an appeal 2

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM PCB committee declares 44 Pindi clubs active

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) scrutiny committee has given the voting rights to 44 Rawalpindi Clubs following through scanning conducted recently.The committee headed by Wisal Durrani has declared 44 clubs active having the status to vote in coming Rawalpindi District Cricket Association elections. These clubs are: Abbasi Club, AKS County Club Taxila 2

July 6, 2018 1:06 AM ECP asks media not to air poll results before 7pm

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed the media not to announce election results before 7pm on July 25. The polling time is from 8am to 6pm and the ECP has also asked the media to observe its code of conduct. Chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Salim Beg called on Chief Election Commissioner 10

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM Elections exclusive: How will Pakistan vote?

Gallup Pakistan (national), Pulse Consultant (national) and IPOR (provincial) polls show that PML-N remains the preferred party among voters in the largest province, but PTI has gained ground and narrowed the gap significantly. PTI remains the dominant party for voters in KPK, while PPP is ahead in Sindh. Balochistan, there is a three party mix. Nationally 2

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM First woman becomes mayor of Tunis

TUNIS: Islamist-backed candidate Souad Abderrahim defeated a city official who served under ousted despot Zine el Abidine Ben Ali on Tuesday to become the first woman mayor of the Tunisian capital. "I dedicate this victory to all Tunisian women," Abderrahim said. "My first task will be to improve the face of Tunis." Deteriorating waste disposal services 5

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Erdogan, rival Ince trade blows on eve of crunch Turkey polls

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival Muharrem Ince on Saturday traded blows in mass rallies on the final day of campaigning for Turkey´s most fiercely contested elections in years. Turks vote on Sunday in snap twin presidential and parliamentary elections called by Erdogan one-and-a-half years ahead of schedule, with the president 4

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM No data leaked: Nadra

ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Tuesday overtly dismissed allegations of data leakage while terming them reckless. As per details, Nadra officials addressed a presser in the federal capital on Tuesday. The data of even a single citizen had not been shared from any platform. “We are not here to reject or verify statements 6