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PM Sharif will Seek to Allay Tehrans Fears (On Iran Trip)

PM Sharif will Seek to Allay Tehrans Fears (On Iran Trip)

Monday, April 28, 2014 10:41

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will travel to Iran early next month in a bid to allay Tehran’s apprehensions regarding his government’s increased cooperation with Saudi Arabia, officials said on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_36901" align="alignright" width="384"] Nawaz Sharif[/caption] According ...

Voting Underway for Swat Larkana By-Polls

Voting Underway for Swat Larkana By-Polls

Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:40

Polling is in progress for the by-elections of Sindh Assembly constituency, PS-35, (Larkana-I) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seat, PK-86 Swat, news reported. The voting will continue till 5 pm. [caption id="attachment_36843" align="alignnone" width="595"] By-Polls[/caption] LARKANA: In PS-35 Larkana-I, the total ...

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Sindh High Court Hearing Pervez Musharraf Plea Today

Sindh High Court Hearing Pervez Musharraf Plea Today

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:25

A two-member bench of the Sindh High Court will take up today former president Pervez Musharraf’s application seeking removal of his name from government’s Exit Control List (ECL), media reported Wednesday. Admitting the plea for hearing, the court has issued notices to Attorney General of Pakistan, FIA representatives ...

Faisal Raza Abidi Retires from Politics to Launch Voice of Shuhada

Faisal Raza Abidi Retires from Politics to Launch Voice of Shuhada

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:19

[caption id="attachment_36790" align="alignright" width="360"] Faisal Raza Abidi[/caption] Announcing his retirement from politics, Pakistan People’s Party’s erstwhile leader, Faisal Raza Abidi Thursday tendered his resignation as Senator. “I have stepped down only on the behest of party ...

Altaf Hussain told to Meet Requirements for Passport

Altaf Hussain told to Meet Requirements for Passport

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:16

The 'sine qua non' of National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) stands between Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader, Altaf Hussain, and his renewed green passport, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_36765" align="alignnone" width="600"] Altaf Hussain[/caption] The ministry, in its ...

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MQM Chief Applies for Pakistani Travel Documents

MQM Chief Applies for Pakistani Travel Documents

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:24

[caption id="attachment_36721" align="alignright" width="360"] Altaf Hussain[/caption] Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has submitted an application to obtain Pakistani passport and computerized national identity card (CNIC), the Foreign Office confirmed on Monday. According to the spokesperson ...

High Treason Case Against Pervez Musharraf Resumes Today

High Treason Case Against Pervez Musharraf Resumes Today

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:01

A three-member special court will resume the hearing of high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf today (Tuesday) at the premises of Federal Shariat Court. [caption id="attachment_36713" align="alignnone" width="600"] Pervez Musharraf[/caption] It should be mentioned here that the special ...

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Imran Khan Offers Probe Into his Tax Returns

Imran Khan Offers Probe Into his Tax Returns

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:21

Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday criticized the government for its tax collection policies and offered probe into his own tax returns, news reported. [caption id="attachment_36491" align="alignright" width="378"] Imran Khan[/caption] “Tax collection cannot be ...

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When Mothers Eat Too Little (Thar Famine)

When Mothers Eat Too Little (Thar Famine)

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 10:42

Clad in a ghagra that swirls as she walks, she presents a colourful sight, unlike her often colourless life. Her arms are covered in white bangles worn almost up to her shoulders, a mark that she is married. But the arms of Najma Chandio are much too thin; ...

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Siraj ul Haq Replaces Munawar Hasan as Jamat-e-Islami Head

Siraj ul Haq Replaces Munawar Hasan as Jamat-e-Islami Head

Monday, March 31, 2014 10:18

For the first time in the history of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan a sitting Ameer (chief) failed to clinch a second term in office despite being in the race. Syed Munawar Hasan will be succeeded by Sirajul Haq after JI’s electoral college picked him on Sunday to head the party ...