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US secy of state, military chief arrive in Islamabad to hold talks

US secy of state, military chief arrive in Islamabad to hold talks

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US military chief Gen Joseph Dunford have arrived in Islamabad to hold talks with their Pakistani counterparts. Pompeo, who landed at the Nur Khan Airbase in Islamabad just before 1pm, is expected to hold meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Chief of […]

Pemra ‘advises’ channels to allocate ad spots, hold fundraising telethons for dams

Pemra ‘advises’ channels to allocate ad spots, hold fundraising telethons for dams

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) — through a notification issued on Wednesday — has directed all the satellite TV Channels in Pakistan to dedicate one minute of their daily morning shows and prime time broadcasts to public service announcements (PSAs) appealing for donations for the construction of dams. The regulatory body, according to […]

Opposition parties hold protest against ‘rigging’ outside ECP in Islamabad

Opposition parties hold protest against ‘rigging’ outside ECP in Islamabad

The opposition parties are holding their first protest demonstration against alleged rigging in the July 25 general elections outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in Islamabad. The decision to hold the protest was made by the newly formed 11-party grand opposition alliance, named ‘Pakistan Alliance for Free and Fair Elections’, at a multi-party conference […]

‘ECP is striving to hold free and fair elections,’ says CEC in message ahead of polls

‘ECP is striving to hold free and fair elections,’ says CEC in message ahead of polls

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza on Tuesday assured voters that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was “trying its best to hold free, fair and unbiased elections”. In a video message released by the election body, Raza urged voters to fulfill their “duty towards the nation” by casting their votes responsibly […]

Army requisitioned to help ECP hold free, fair polls: ISPR

Army requisitioned to help ECP hold free, fair polls: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: The armed forces on Saturday again clarified that they had taken up the security role for the coming elections to allow people to safely elect their representatives. “ECP has requisitioned Pakistan Armed Forces under Article 220 and 245 of Constitution to assist them in free, fair and transparent conduct of Elections 2018,” Director General […]

Trust the ECP to hold free and fair elections: Senate chairman

Trust the ECP to hold free and fair elections: Senate chairman

Senate Chairman Mir Sadiq Sanjrani on Friday threw his support behind the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), backing the watchdog to hold “free and fair elections”. A series of terrorism incidents and the subsequent impediments in holding elections rallies have led some — including Sanjrani’s predecessor Raza Rabbani — to claim that the July 25 polls are […]

PML-N ministers to hold news conference today following PTI’s 100-day plan

PML-N ministers to hold news conference today following PTI’s 100-day plan

ISLAMABAD : At least six federal ministers of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and spokesperson for Punjab government will hold a news conference in Punjab House Islamabad on Tuesday at 3pm. Those conducting the presser will include Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Energy Minister Awais Leghari, Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, Health Minister Saira Afzal, Education Minister Baleegur […]

PTI to hold protest in NA against misogynist mindset

PTI to hold protest in NA against misogynist mindset

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to hold a protest against alleged misogynist remarks uttered by some of the ruling PML-N leaders after the PTI’s Lahore gathering on Sunday. PTI chief Imran Khan has directed the party to hold a protest on the floor of the House. PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the party […]

JKSLF&JKNSF hold rally in Rawalpindi in favor of their demands

JKSLF&JKNSF hold rally in Rawalpindi in favor of their demands

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak, March, 17, 2018 Rawalpindi; Today a JKSLF&JKNSF (Jamu Kaskmire Student Labration Front & Jamu Kashmire National Student Fadration) rally was held at Muree roadd and moved towards Press Club ex PS City Rwp. As per detail said program was held at said place under supervision by Adocate Khalid (Org JKSLF Rwp). While addressing […]

Majesty the King of Jordan would hold talks with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Majesty the King of Jordan would hold talks with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Majesty King Abdullah II is scheduled to visit Pakistan on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain. He will be leading a high-level delegation, including senior officials. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) During his stay in Islamabad, His Majesty the King of Jordan would hold talks with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Bilateral, […]