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May 11, 2018 12:00 AM E-voting not possible in upcoming general elections: SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday observed that enforcement of electronic voting system was impossible for the upcoming general elections in the country.An SC bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the petition filed in 2012 by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan. The chief justice observed that since 14

April 25, 2018 12:00 AM Senate committee paves way for Pompeo to become top US diplomat

WASHINGTON: A US Senate committee approved the nomination of President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Monday after a Republican seNator who had been opposed threw his support behind the CIA director in the face of party pressure. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination on a party-line vote, with all 11 Republicans 4

April 24, 2018 12:00 AM IS threatens Iraq polling stations ahead of vote

BAGHDAD: The Islamic State group has threatened to attack Iraqi polling stations and voters during parliamentary elections next month. In a message posted to the Telegram messaging app on Sunday, IS spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir called on Iraqis to boycott the May 12 polls, the first since Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the Jihadists 10

April 23, 2018 12:00 AM PML-N to split if Nawaz sticks to his narrative: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday if former prime minister Nawaz Sharif remained stuck to his political narrative, it can split PML-N into two factions. The PTI leader, while speaking to Geo News, said that no one has pushed the ruling party or Nawaz to the sidelines. "He must pay attention to what he has said and done," said Mehmood 14

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Won’t let govt for 2 months present budget: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Thursday said they will not let the PML-N government present budget as it only has 45 days to go. He said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government would not be presenting next budget. “Forty five days are left in its term and PML-N government is bringing new budget,” Imran said. He alleged Nawaz 4

April 12, 2018 12:00 AM PHF election to be held in May

KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation’s (PHF) election for 2018-2022 is likely to be held in the middle of May. First there will be an inter-club hockey championship, then scrutiny of the clubs will be conducted and then PHF’s election will be held. This process will take more than one month, sources informed ‘The News’. PHF has already informed all four provincial 3

March 30, 2018 12:00 AM PHF Executive Board meeting held

KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Executive Board meeting was held at PMDC Office Islamabad on Thursday. The meeting was chaired by president PHF Brig (R) Khalid Khokhar and attended by Secretary PHF, provincial secretaries, Chairperson Women’s Wing Khushbakht Shujat, Vice President Muhammad Saeed, Brig Ghulam Jilani Director Army Sports Directorate 14

March 8, 2018 10:45 AM Supreme Court wants 'eligible senators' without dual nationality to vote for Senate chairman

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday announced that the hearing of a case concerning senators-elect believed to possess dual nationality will be held on March 10 in order to ensure that eligible legislators are not prevented from voting in the upcoming election for the Senate chairman. During the hearing today, the chief justice said he had not known that the elections 14

March 6, 2018 1:39 AM MQM-P lawmaker Shazia Farooq attempts suicide

KARACHI: Mutahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Shazia Farooq on Monday tried to commit suicide by excessively taking sleeping pills after being criticised by the party leadership on suspicion of voting for a PPP-backed candidate in the recently held Senate polls. Soon after the incident, Shazia was immediately shifted 11

March 6, 2018 12:00 AM PPP’s Abdul Bari wins Ghotki by-poll

GHOTKI: The PPP candidate Mian Abdul Bari Pitafi defeated the PML-F's candidate Mian Majan in the by-poll held for PS-7 constituency in Mirupur Mathelo, Ghotki, on Monday. A tough contest was witnessed between the PPP candidate Abdul Bari Pitafi and the PML-F candidate Mian Abdul Malik. According to unofficial results, Pitafi secured 48,114 votes while 9