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Electoral symbols to be issued to contesting candidates today: ECP

ISLAMABAD -UNS/APP – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday said that as per the election schedule, electoral symbols will be issued to the contesting candidates today (Saturday). According to ECP, all willing candidates have submitted their withdrawal throughout the country after which the electoral …

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Mix trend in 2018 elections: PPP, MMA withdraw nominations in favor of PTI, PML-N respectively

TANK -UNS– Candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Faisal Kareem Kundi on Saturday has withdrawn his candidature for NA-37 Tank in the favor of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). As a part of seat adjustment, PPP has taken back nomination papers of his candidate. Jamiat Ulema-e Islam …

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National govt will be form after 2018 elections: Shehbaz

LAHORE -UNS – Former Punjab CM and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Friday while announcing to form national government after forthcoming general elections said that all of us will have to work hard to make Pakistan strong. In his interview in Dunya …

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FATF decides to place Pakistan on grey list

PARIS -UNS – Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Wednesday placed Pakistan on grey list during FATF Plenary in Paris for not acting against terror financing on its soil. According to details, United States, Britain, Germany and France voted in favour of placing Pakistan on …

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Iran’s Chabahar port is where Asian and Middle Eastern rivalries collide

By James M. Dorsey Iran’s Indian-back port of Chabahar, inaugurated months before the United States re-imposed sanctions on the Islamic republic, is where Asia and the Middle East’s multiple political conflicts and commercial rivalries collide. Chabahar was destined to become a player in geopolitical and …

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Contempt of court case: SC disqualifies Daniyal for five years

ISLAMABAD -UNS– The Supreme Court on Thursday disqualified Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) leader and former federal minister for privatization Daniyal Aziz for five years in contempt of court case. A three-member bench of SC conducted hearing of the case. Justice Musheer Alam read out …

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Russia,US agree to Putin-Trump summit

MOSCOW -AFP/UNS – Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to hold a summit with Donald Trump in a third country at talks on Wednesday with the US leader s hawkish national security advisor, voicing hope for an easing of tensions between the two nations. Adviser John …

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Gwadar port: Caretaker PM Nasirul Mulk evaluated development work

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk has advised the Ministry of Maritime Affairs to submit complete and concrete proposals for addressing issues related to the development of Gwadar port and fast depletion of fisheries resources. This advise was proposed in a meeting chaired by …

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COAS directs election assistance be performed with utmost responsibility

RAWALPINDI -UNS : Chief Of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa termed on Wednesday the general election as a “national duty” and said it should “be performed with utmost responsibility and without losing any focus on defence and internal security challenges in hand”. The army …

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Nomination papers of Abbasi for NA-57, Fawad Ch for NA-67 rejected

RAWALPINDI -UNS – The appellate tribunal on Wednesday has rejected nomination papers of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi from his home ground NA-57 Murree. While announcing the verdict, Justice Ibad-ur-Rehman accepted all the objections of the plaintiff Masood Ahmad Abbasi and disallowed the ex-premier …

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