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Army to take control of security during by-elections: ECP

ISLAMABAD :– Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday has stated that Pakistan Army will take control of the security during by-elections on October 14. The officers will be deployed inside and outside the polling stations under Article 220 and

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President removes Justice Shaukat Siddiqui on SJC’s recommendation

ISLAMABAD: – President Arif Alvi on Thursday removed Justice Shaukat Siddiqui from his post as senior judge of the Islamabad High Court. A notification has been issued by the law ministry in this regard. Earlier, the Supreme Judicial Council had

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Pakistan formally requests IMF for financial assistance

NUSA DUA ( AFP) – IMF chief Christine Lagarde met with Pakistani delegation headed by Finance Minister Asad Umer on Thursday and said a team would visit Islamabad for talks on a possible bailout of its shaky economy. Pakistan Finance

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PM Imran launches Naya Pakistan Housing Authority

ISLAMABAD  – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday urged the nation to hold on to patience as the difficult time will pass soon. Addressing a press conference while launching  Naya Pakistan Housing Programme  at a special ceremony in Islamabad on

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Hamza Shehbaz warns PM Khan against ‘imprisonment threats’

LAHORE  – Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz on Wednesday took a jibe at Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan while asserting that democracy without substance was placed in the country. He was addressing a protest rally outside Punjab

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PM Imran to chair federal cabinet meeting today

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside over the federal cabinet meeting at 11:30am at the PM office today (Thursday), Dunya News reported. The cabinet will take up a nine-point heavy agenda during today’s meeting. Sources said that the

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Newly elected MNAs take oath in inaugural session of 15th National Assembly

ISLAMABAD:  In the maiden session of the 15th National Assembly, members of the lower house of the Parliament were administered the oath by outgoing Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on Monday, setting the stage for the country’s second democratic transition

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Several new faces make their debut in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD – Several fresh faces were witnessed during the oath-taking ceremony in National Assembly (NA) today (Monday). Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif and Jamhoori Watan Party’s (JWP) Shahzain Bugti sworn-in for

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Elections for NA speaker, deputy speaker to be held on August 15

ISLAMABAD– Elections for Speaker and Deputy Speaker of National Assembly will be held on August 15 (Wednesday). According to schedule issued by NA Secretariat, the nomination papers for Speaker and Deputy Speaker could be submitted in the office of Secretary

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Nawaz summoned again in Al-Azizia, Flagship references as hearing adjourned till Aug 15

ISLAMABAD  – Incarcerated former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif was produced before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court Monday in Al-Azizia Steel Mill and Flagship Investment references. Jail authorities brought Sharif to the NAB court in

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