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India’s ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

India’s ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party is likely to lose two heartland states while a third is too close to call, exit polls showed on Friday in the final test of popularity before a national election due by May next year.Surveys broadcast at the end of voting for five state assemblies showed the […]

SP Dawar abduction: State minister terms viral pictures ‘fake’

SP Dawar abduction: State minister terms viral pictures ‘fake’

ISLAMABAD  – State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi has on Tuesday termed issue of alleged murder of Superintendent Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar sensitive and termed viral pictures of dead body, purportedly of Dawar, fake.”It is a matter of national security and life of someone, and cannot be discussed on an open forum,” Afridi was […]

PC out to hunt defaulting buyers of state enterprises

PC out to hunt defaulting buyers of state enterprises

ISLAMABAD: The Privatisation Commission Board decided on Tuesday to approach investigative bodies for the purpose of recovering Rs4 billion outstanding dues from defaulting buyers of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). This decision comes after all the past attempts to recover dues have failed, partially because of connivance of commission’s officials.Headed by Privatisation Minister Muhammad Mian Soomro, the board […]

JUI-F will not let Pakistan turn into a secular state: Fazl

JUI-F will not let Pakistan turn into a secular state: Fazl

LAHORE: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has announced that it will continue its struggle for safeguarding the Constitution and confronting every conspiracy to turn the country into a secular state.The announcement came during a meeting of the general council and Majlis-e-Shura held at the Jamia Madina, Karim Park on Sunday. JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman was in the […]

Parliament is ‘mother’ of all state institutions: Khursheed Shah

Parliament is ‘mother’ of all state institutions: Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said that the parliament is not merely a place for debates as it is meant to enact laws for the country.While addressing the National Assembly (NA) session, Shah termed parliament as ‘mother’ of state institutions, adding that PPP has been fighting for the supremacy […]

Senator Sehar Kamran(TI), first Pakistani parliamentarian to receive Russian State Award

Senator Sehar Kamran(TI), first Pakistani parliamentarian to receive Russian State Award

Europe(Report By Chief Ikram uddin)Senator Sehar Kamran, prominent parliamentarian and academician, in recognition of her contributions in promoting and strengthening the friendly relations between Pakistan and the Russia Federation has been honoured with highest Russian State Award. Dr. Aleksandr G. Khozin, the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Karachi conferred the Award on behalf […]

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 […]

Forging an Islamic welfare state

Forging an Islamic welfare state

EXTERNAL sector problems like the currency crisis have tended to overshadow trade and industry’s demand for an economic revitalisation plan. The implementation of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) 100-day agenda promised by Imran Khan is particularly necessary to make the electoral exercise meaningful. The electorate would expect initiatives for social uplift and job creation. Businesses would […]

CPEC strengthened economy of state: President Mamnoon Hussain

CPEC strengthened economy of state: President Mamnoon Hussain

QINGDAO;President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan has rendered unprecedented sacrifices in war on terror to bring peace in the region.Addressing the SCO Summit at Qingdao in China on Sunday, he said the law and order situation has improved in Pakistan during the last few years due to effective efforts against terrorism and extremism.He said that peace […]

18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State (CHS) of SCO Member States will be held at Qingdao, China

18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State (CHS) of SCO Member States will be held at Qingdao, China

18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State (CHS) of SCO Member States will be held at Qingdao, China Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The President of Pakistan H.E. Mr. Mamnoon Hussain will attend the 18th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of State (CHS) at Qingdao, China on 09-10 June, 2018. The Qingdao […]

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