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  • MMA announces candidates from Karachi

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) Saturday announced the names of its candidates on 21 seats of National Assembly and 44 seats of provincial assembly from Karachi for the upcoming general elections.As per details, the MMA has nominated Somar Burfat for NA-236, Muhammad Islam for NA-237, Muhammad Islam for NA-238, Muhammad Haleem Khan Ghauri

  • Shahbaz’ ex-staff officer being appointed Islamabad DC

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: The Establishment Division has decided to appoint former Personal Staff Officer of Shahbaz Sharif, Muhammad Ali Randhawa, as deputy commissioner of Islamabad. Randhawa is an officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service and has served as personal staff officer of the then Punjab chief minister in 2015. Later, he was posted as deputy commissioner

  • Holy shrines’ demolition protested

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    aISLAMABAD: Demolition of holy shrines in Saudi Arabia was protested throughout the country on Saturday on the call of Quaid-i-Millat Jafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi. Like all cities, towns and villages of Pakistan, protest rallies were also taken out in America, Britain, Canada, Italy, Greece, Middle East, Africa, and Australia, says a press

  • JUI-S to support PTI candidate in Batttagram

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    BATTAGRAM: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) leader on Saturday announced to support Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s candidate in the upcoming general elections. Speaking at a press conference at the PTI election office in Tarang area, JUI-S leader Maulana Qari Faqir Muhammad Hazarvi said that the PTI’s services for the Ulema were appreciable. Former

  • MMA leaders unveil election manifesto today

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    PESHAWAR: Mutahidda Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa senior vice-president Senator Mushtaq Ahmad Khan said the alliance would unveil its election manifesto at a gathering in the provincial capital today. Speaking at a news conference here on Saturday, he said that this would be the beginning of the MMA’s election campaign. Mushtaq Ahmad, who is provincial

  • Rana Afzal among nine candidates owe SNGPL Rs50m

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    FAISALABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N candidate and former state minister for finance Rana Afzal is included in nine candidates who are defaulter of Rs50 million of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL). The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has registered cases in this regard. Also, an appeal against rejection of nomination papers of former MPA Haji Ilyas

  • PTI to win polls, predicts Khattak

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    NOWSHERA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and former chief minister Pervez Khattak has said that his party will win the upcoming general elections on the basis of performance. Speaking at public gatherings at Manki Sharif and Bara Banda, he said that PTI would form governments in all the four provinces and the Centre. PTI leaders including former

  • With assets worth Rs403 bn: Muzaffargarh’s candidate richest among all politicians

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    MUZAFFARGARH: An independent candidate from Muzaffargarh’s NA-182 shocked everyone after he d clared his assets worth Rs403 billion. Muhammad Hussain alias Munna Sheikh’s nomination papers showed that despite possessing such humongous amount of assets he has not paid tax of a single rupee. He has mentioned 350 acres of gardens, three houses and household

  • Bilawal inherited assets from family, clarifies PPP

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has submitted income tax returns of the last three years with his nomination papers and all the properties and businesses declared by him have been inherited from his family. This was stated by Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar, spokesman to the PPP Chairman, while reacting to reports

  • Disgruntled Mardan PTI leaders to contest as independents

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    MARDAN: Annoyed workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have opposed the award of tickets for three provincial assembly constituencies in the district and announced to contest election as independent candidates. The decision was announced at a public meeting in the residence of Haris Khan Toru, son of former KP police chief Fiaz Khan Toru. Haris