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  • No seat adjustment with ANP: PPP leader

    July 23, 2018 12:00 AM 6

    PESHAWAR: A local leader of Pakistan People’s Party and candidate for NA-26 Feroze Jamal Shah Kakakhel on Sunday dispelled the impression that his party and Awami National Party (ANP) had made seat adjustment in Nowshera. Feroze Jamal denied a report published in The News that the local leaders of ANP and PPP were making the seat-to-seat adjustment in Nowshera

  • Tight security arrangements finalised for polling stations in Pindi

    July 23, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    Rawalpindi: The administration on the directive of Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Dr Hassan Askari has finalised tight security arrangements for A, B & C category polling stations (PSs) in Rawalpindi Division as 606 polling stations (PSs) set up for general elections 2018 have been declared highly sensitive and 1,036 sensitive in Rawalpindi Division

  • 25 injured in Iran earthquakes

    July 23, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    TEHRAN: A series of moderate earthquakes in southern and western Iran on Sunday injured an estimated 25 people, state television said. Two quakes struck a remote region near the town of Lar in the southern Hormozgan province shortly after 0500 GMT, according to the US Geological Survey. The strongest of the two had a magnitude of 5.4. Another 5.9-magnitude

  • ‘Conflict with Iran would be mother of all wars’

    July 23, 2018 12:00 AM 6

    TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States not to "play with the lion’s tail" on Sunday, saying that conflict with Iran would be the "mother of all wars". Addressing his US counterpart Donald Trump, Rouhani said: "You declare war and then you speak of wanting to support the Iranian people". "You cannot provoke the Iranian people

  • Free, fair, impartial elections to be ensured

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    QUETTA: Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Dr Hasan Askari called on caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan Alauddin Mari in Quetta on Saturday and discussed with him political situation and election related matters. During the meeting of Dr Hasan Askari with the caretaker CM Balochistan it was decided in the meeting that caretaker governments would ensure

  • Haroon Bilour’s widow returns compensation cheque

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    PESHAWAR: The widow of Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bashir Bilour returned the compensation cheque of Rs500,000 sent to her by the caretaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday, it was reliably learnt. The cheque was reportedly sent to Samar Haroon Bilour on her home address. Haroon Bilour was martyred in a suicide bombing during an election

  • Elahi blames Nawaz for dried rivers

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Q senior central leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has said the country's rivers are now dry due to the foreign policy of Nawaz Sharif in his tenure while Shahbaz Sharif in Punjab forced the people to drink contaminated water, so both brothers jointly have made the people suffer from diseases. Addressing a joint public meeting

  • JUP chief meets Imran, assures him of full support in polls

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    LAHORE: Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan faction, led by Qari Zawar Bahadur, has announced support to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in July-25 election. The announcement was made on Saturday when a delegation of the JUP, led by President Qari Zawar Bahadur, called on PTI Chairman Imran Khan and assured him of his party’s full support in the polls. PTI Central Punjab

  • Nawaz, Maryam meet counsels

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 6

    ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz met their counsels in Adiala Jail on Saturday. The legal team comprising Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris and Maryam’s lawyer Amjad Pervaiz met Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (R) Safdar in Adiala Jail. According to sources, key legal matters were discussed during

  • Punjab CM visits Raisani family

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    LAHORE: Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Dr. Hasan Askari visited Sarwan House to condole with the family of martyr Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, leader of the Balochistan National Party. He met with Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani, brother of the late Siraj Raisani, his son Jamal Khan Raiani and other family members. Dr. Hasan Askari expressed his sorrow and grief