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Javed Hashmi takes U-turn, announces to contest elections

Javed Hashmi takes U-turn, announces to contest elections

ISLAMABAD;While taking U-turn, senior Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) leader Javed Hashmi on Monday has announced to contest upcoming general elections. According to sources, Hashmi has obtained nomination papers for NA-158 and NA-155. He said that he would have not submitted the documents if party didn’t insist him. Earlier, Hashmi had announced to not contest the […]

Khawaja Harris’s withdrawal bid to delay case, claims Fawad

Khawaja Harris’s withdrawal bid to delay case, claims Fawad

ISLAMABAD;Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) information secretary Fawad Chaudhry claimed on Monday that the withdrawal of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Harris from NAB references is a bid to delay the case. Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Fawad stressed Nawaz should neither be provided any deal nor ease. He maintained that no Pakistani court, media […]

Elections 2018: ECP to release code of conduct for foreign observers

Elections 2018: ECP to release code of conduct for foreign observers

ISLAMABAD;Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on on Sunday concluded consultation on issuance of visas to foreign observers for general elections 2018.As per details garnered, the consultative huddles were held with with interior ministry, foreign ministry, law enforcement agencies, and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The electoral body has directed departments concerned to issue visas to […]

Hamza Shahbaz, Ayesha Ahad withdraw case against each other

Hamza Shahbaz, Ayesha Ahad withdraw case against each other

LAHORE;Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz and Ayesha Ahad have on Monday withdrawn case against each other.During the hearing at Supreme Court (SC) Lahore registry, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar announced the verdict according to which, both parties would not hurl any allegation against each other.CJP has also ordered to not […]

Sanjrani hosts iftar-reception for caretaker cabinet, CMs, governors

Sanjrani hosts iftar-reception for caretaker cabinet, CMs, governors

ISLAMABAD (APP):Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Sunday hosted an Iftar dinner for members of the caretaker federal cabinet, chief ministers and governors. On the occasion, the participants discussed and exchanged views on the upcoming general election, administrative matters and confronted challenges, a press release said. The acting president said the commencement of election process was […]

PPP announces candidates for general elections 2018

PPP announces candidates for general elections 2018

KARACHI;Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Monday has awarded 160 tickets to candidates for general elections 2018 on national and provincial seats.According to details provided by PPP, former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari will contest general election from NA-213 Benazirabad constituency while PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is going to contest election from NA-200 and […]

IHC makes Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as MQM’s convener

IHC makes Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as MQM’s convener

ISLAMABAD;Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday has made Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as convener of the party.Hearing the petition filed by MQM leader Farooq Sattar, the court gave verdict in Khalid Maqbool’s favor and allotted him ‘kite’ as electoral symbol.It is to be mentioned here that Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice […]

West Indies crush Sri Lanka by 226-runs in first Test

West Indies crush Sri Lanka by 226-runs in first Test

PORT OF SPAIN;West Indies completed a crushing 226-run victory over Sri Lanka just after lunch on the final day of the first Test on Sunday as the tourists surrendered meekly following the demise of century-maker Kusal Mendis and captain Dinesh Chandimal. Set a daunting target of 453, the Sri Lankans crashed from 189 for three […]

China’s Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

China’s Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for the Iran nuclear deal to be “earnestly” implemented as he met the country s president following the US withdrawal from the pact, state media said Monday. Xi met one-on-one with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday following a two-day regional security summit in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao that […]