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Won’t change decision related to party’s ticket: Imran addresses disgruntled workers

ISLAMABAD: On Monday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran khan said that he will not alter his decision related to the issuance of party's election ticket to candidates. While addressing the disgruntled members of PTI's, who were protesting outside his residence in Bani Gala, Imran said that the decision for awarding tickets has been done by the parliamentary members on the basis...

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Lord’s Test: England head for massive loss at Lord’s

LONDON:  England collapsed in bright sunshine at a hushed Lord’s on Saturday as Pakistan closed in on a famous victory in the first test inside three days. Trailing by 179 runs on first innings, Joe Root made a battling 68 before England slumped to 111 for six at tea, 68 behind the touring side and facing a humiliating first loss...

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Zardari, Musharraf did not start any power projects in their tenure: PM Abbasi

SHUJABAAD: On Saturday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi lambasted ex presidents General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and Asif Ali Zardari over a lack of development work in the country during their tenures. "No work was done in Shujaabad during Musharraf's 10-year rule," the premier said while addressing an inaugural ceremony of the Multan-Shujaabad section of Sukkur-Multan Motorway (M-5). "Musharraf started work...

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After NA, Senate passes historic KP-FATA merger bill

ISLAMABAD: The constitutional amendment bill on the merger of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) was passed by Upper house of the parliament on Friday, Newsone reported. The bill titled Thirty-First Amendment Act, 2018 was presented by Minister for Law and Justice Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk, while the session was chaired by Senate Chairperson Sadiq Sanjrani. 71 lawmakers...

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No one can shut down trial against Musharraf: Nawaz Sharif  

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Friday has asserted that no law can stop the trial against former president Pervez Musharraf as it will reach the logical conclusion. "Musharraf treason case is open and shut case it will reach to logical end one day," said Nawaz while talking to media outside accountability court. Commenting over his regular appearance...

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National Assembly passes KP-FATA merger bill

ISLAMABAD: Following the voting of members from different political party, the National Assembly on Thursday has passed the bill pertaining to the merger of FATA with KP province. Th bill was tabled by the Law Minister  Chaudhry Mehmood Bashir Virk. Voting on each clause of the bill was concluded in the afternoon. The bill required two-third majority to be passed. As NA Speaker...

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Bill tabled before NA seeking KP-FATA merger

ISLAMABAD: In a historic day today in Pakistan's history, government bill seeking to bring FATA into mainstream has been tabled before the National Assembly. The bill has been supported by every party in the assembly except  JUI(Fazl-ur Rehman) Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party members. On Tuesday, parliamentary committee  agreed on the constitutional amendment pertaining to bring FATA within the legal ambit...

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American envoys being treated badly in Pakistan, Pompeo alleges

On Wednesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the US officials in Pakistan are “not being treated well by the Pakistani government”. He remarked this while presenting his testimony before the US House Foreign Affairs Committee, Pompeo further added: “My officers, our state department officers are being treated badly as well, folks working in the embassies and councils...

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Panama mere excuse: Nawaz says his ouster became imminent after he initiated Musharraf’s trial

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif spilled more beans, or dragged himself into more controversy while recording statements in Avenfield reference, saying that the decision for his ouster was made then, when he initiated treasury case against former Military Dictator, ex president General(R) Pervez Musharraf. He further went on claiming that ex President Asif Ali Zardari and one...

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Scorching heart getting on nerves for Karachities as mercury may cross 40° Degree mark today

KARACHI: Blistering heat is tormenting the Karachities, as the mercury has hit 40° Degree centigrade which is expected to cross 43-44 degree mark later today.   The scorching heat wave that has engulfed the city as well as other parts of Sindh will be elongating another 2 dayss, as per reports by the country’s weather monitoring authority. However from Friday...

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Sabika’s dead body to reach Karachi shortly

KARACHI: The dead body of 17-year-old Sabika Sheikh is expected to arrive at the Karachi airport through Turkish airline in the wee hours of Wednesday, Newsone reported. According to family sources, funeral prayers will be held in Hakeem Saeed Ground at 9.00 Am. Sabika Sheikh will be buried in Azeempura Graveyard in the metropolis' Shah Faisal Colony. On Sunday, funeral...

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PML-N responds to PTI’s 100 day plan, calls it a mockery, label IK all talk and no action

ISLAMABAD: Senior members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz held a press conference on Tuesday to respond to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's "incoherent and incomplete" 100-day plan. Addressing the press conference, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said, "As the country enters the next electoral phase, the issue is not of 100 days but the next 1,825 days." Lashing out at the Imran Khan-led PTI,...

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Heat Wave: Blistering heat tormenting Karachities, as mercury to cross 40° Degree centigrade

KARACHI: Blistering heat is tormenting the Karachities, as before the filing of this report, the mercury has hit 39° Degree centigrade which is expected to cross 40 degree mark after 12 P.M. However, by 2pm in the afternoon, the sea breeze is likely to pick up the pace, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). The scorching heat wave that has...

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Karachi heat wave claims over 60 lives in three days: Edhi

KARACHI: At least 64 people have been died in different areas of Karachi due to heatstroke in three days, Edhi Foundation head Faisal Edhi confirmed Newsone on Monday. According to Edhi officials, at least 164 dead bodies have been brought to Edhi foundation out of which 64 died due to heatstroke. According to details most heatstroke victims had died at their...

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Despite defections, PML-N will sweep general elections 2018 in South Punjab, vows Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday has vowed to sweep general elections 2018 in South Punjab despite of defections. "Anyone from PML-N ticket holder will win election in South Punjab," said Nawaz while addressing party workers in Chishtian. Nawaz once again retreated that he was disqualified for serving nation claiming that that he eliminated load shedding from country. "I...

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Funeral prayers for Sabika Sheikh offered in Houston

HOUSTON: The funeral prayers for Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh was held today (Sunday) after Namaz-e-Zuhr, here in a local mosque of Houston, Newsone reported. Pakistani Consulate officials, local members of the United States Congress, as well as other US officials attended the funeral. According to details, her body will Karachi in wee hours of Tuesday. On Friday, 10 people,...

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Crazy Summers in Karachi continue, sea breeze halts, mercury shoots to 44

KARACHI: The sweltering heatwave in the city and elsewhere in Sindh is likely to extend its unwelcome stay by four to five days, Geo News reported, citing an official at the country's weather monitoring authority. Mercury in Karachi touched 41°C around noon on Sunday. The heatwave is expected to peak between Monday and Wednesday, drastically pushing the temperatures even higher,...

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