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Ambreen Swati announces to contest polls independently

Ambreen Swati announces to contest polls independently

MANSEHRA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf activist Ambreen Swati has announced that she will contest elections for NA-13 as an independent candidate after the returning officer cancelled her party ticket on the demand of party chairman Imran Khan. Ghulam Abbas, the returning officer for NA-13, handed over the ticket cancellation order to Ms Swati, saying that her party […]

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 […]

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 […]

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban for Eid

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban for Eid

Afghanistan announced on Thursday a week-long ceasefire with the Taliban for the Eid holiday, though operations against other groups including the militant group Islamic State (IS), will continue.The ceasefire will last “from the 27th of Ramazan until the fifth day of Eidul Fitr,” Afghan President Ashraf Ghani tweeted from an official account, indicating it could […]

Bilawal announces to contest election from Larkana NA-200

Bilawal announces to contest election from Larkana NA-200

Pakistan Peoples party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari publicized today (Thursday) that he would contest election [general election 2018] from NA – 200 Larkana.During iftar party at Nodairo house, he also uttered that the allegation about Mubai attacks of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) supreme leader Mian Nawaz Sharif was reckless but I could not […]

Khalid Maqbool announces massive rally in Liaquatabad on May 5

Khalid Maqbool announces massive rally in Liaquatabad on May 5

Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Bahadurabad leader Khalid Maqbool on Tuesday has announced to respond to the hatred spread by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on May 5 in Liaquatabad. Lashing out at PPP, Khalid Maqbool said that those who chanted slogan ‘Roti, Kapra or Maqan’ have given bullets, shroud and graveyard to the people in […]

South Korean Leader Warns Against Attack on North, Ahead of Trump’s Asia Trip

President Moon Jae-in also announces biggest annual increase in South Korea’s military budget in nearly a decade  Monitoring Desk SEOUL—South Korea’s leader used a closely watched speech to oppose military action in countering North Korea, as the U.S. builds up its forces in the region and Donald Trump prepares to make his first trip to […]

Lal Masjid cleric announces another controversial event

Lal Masjid cleric announces another controversial event

Our Desk   ISLAMABAD:  Abdul Aziz, the controversial Lal Masjid cleric, has announced that there would be a public gathering at the mosque on July 7 to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2007 military operation there in which around 150 people were killed. The announcement came weeks after authorities had stopped the firebrand cleric and the […]

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

AFP LONDON:  Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit. Blair, who led the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007, will not be standing in the June 8 general election. But he said he wanted to build a political movement to […]

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced his party’s intention to hold a rally in Islamabad next Friday to “demand Nawaz Sharif’s resignation”. Speaking to reporters outside the National Assembly, Khan posed the question: “With which face will the PML-N confront the public after the comments made in the Supreme Court judgement?” “I asked the […]

PM announces health scheme for Thatta

PM announces health scheme for Thatta

PM announces health scheme for Thatta By News Desk Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing a public gathering in Thatta on March 9, 2017. PHOTO: PML-N Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday announced a health package in Thatta which includes the issuance of health cards for local residents and the construction of a 500-bed hospital. “I’m announcing […]

Iraq announces ‘liberation’ of east Mosul

Iraq announces ‘liberation’ of east Mosul

MOSUL: Iraqi forces have retaken control of east Mosul from Daesh, commanders said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive against the militant bastion was launched. Elite forces have in recent days entered the last neighbourhoods on the eastern side of Mosul, on the left bank of the Tigris River that runs through the […]