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Munir Malik to be Pakistan’s new attorney general

ISLAMABAD: Eminent lawyer Munir A. Malik is to be the new attorney general of Pakistan, highly placed sources disclosed on Wednesday. The notification in this regard will be issued in the next couple of days and Malik is expected to assume office at some point …

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Tauqir Sadiq to be handed to Pakistan within a month: NAB official

BY ISRAR SHAH KARACHI: A court in Abu Dhabi has ordered former Ogra chief Tauqir Sadiq to be handed over to Pakistan within a month, a National Accountability Bureau official told Dawn.com on Monday. The court order against tainted former chief of Pakistan’s Oil and …

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Firing incidents claim 4 lives in Peshawar

  PESHAWAR: A woman among four were killed in separate incidents of firing in last 24 hours here, Geo News reported. According to police, a married lady Zarmina was stabbed to death in suburb of Mathra, as part of honor killings. A man, identified as …

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Imran gives task to form govt in KP: Khattak

PESHAWAR: Secretary General Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Pervez Khattak said on Tuesday that his party’s chief Imran Khan has given him a task to form government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), adding that he is a candidate for chief ministry. Addressing a press conference along …

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MQM demands re-election in entire constituency of NA-250

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has demanded of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to conduct re-election in the entire constituency of NA-250. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, the MQM leader and a candidate for NA-250 Khushbakht Shujaat said that she herself was …

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Shahbaz Sharif rejects election rigging allegations

  LAHORE: PML-N leader and former Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday dismissed the allegations of election rigging in Punjab as baseless. Speaking to various delegations here, he urged the people to strive for a prosperous Pakistan by setting aside election differences. “I wish …

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Punjab Governor Ahmed Mahmud resigns

LAHORE: Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmud on Monday resigned as Governor of Punjab province. “I have forwarded my resignation to President Asif Ali Zardari. I hope it will be accepted,” he said. “Ups and downs are part of politics. I will distance myself from the parliamentary politics …

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Nasir Abad blast kills seven, hurts 20

WTP REPORT NASEERABAD:-According to sources, miscreants targeted the convoy of an independent candidate Khadim Hussain who along with his companions was on way to some station that blast erupted. As a result, seven people were killed while more than 20 got injured. Having come to …

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Judges case: Musharraf’s bail plea put off till 15th

Judges conducted hearing of the petition moved by former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for bail in sub-jail on High Court judges’ detention case. New lawyer of Musharraf, Ilyas Siddiqui Advocate, submitted his power of attorney in the court. Learned counsel would argue on next hearing …

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10,000 army personnel deployed in Karachi for elections

KARACHI: Ten thousand army personnel have been deployed in Karachi to ensure security during the upcoming general elections. In a press briefing after a meeting under the chair of Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani, DG ISPR Major General Asim Saleem said it had been …

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