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SC directs ECP to submit reply over elections code of conduct today

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Supreme Court (SC) on Monday has sought reply over code of conduct for upcoming general elections 2018 from Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar said that the proceedings related to elections should …

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Reham contacted me to defame Imran, claims Salman

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistani musician Salman Ahmad said on Saturday that Reham Khan had contacted him to seek his help on digging dirt on Imran Khan. “Reham is involved in a conspiracy to defame Imran Khan,” he said, speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV. “The book is …

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Fazlur Rehman sworn in as Sindh caretaker chief minister

KARACHI -UNS – Former chief secretary Fazlur Rehman sworn in as Sindh caretaker chief minister on Saturday. He arrived at the Governor House in special protocol. Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair administered the oath to Fazlur Rehman. Outgoing chief minister Murad Ali Shah, speaker Sindh assembly …

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SC annuls disqualification verdict against Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD – Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the disqualification verdict of Islamabad High Court (IHC) against former foreign minister Khawaja Asif. A three-member bench of Supreme Court headed by Justice Umer Ata Bandial heard the case. While announcing a short verdict comprising of two sentences, …

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ECP issues schedule for elections 2018

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday announced schedule for general polls 2018 while asserting that elections will be held on time i-e July 25. ECP secretary Babar Yaqoob—while addressing a presser here in Islamabad today—stated that they [read ECP officials] had …

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Shehbaz didn’t know difference between childish and mature behavior: Nisar

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Former interior minister and estrange Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar on Thursday said that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif does not know the difference between adolescence and seriousness. Reacting to the statement of Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, he said “I …

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Statement regarding CJP was just a complaint: Ahsan Iqbal

LAHORE -UNS – Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday appeared in Lahore High Court (LHC) and said that his statement regarding Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) was a complaint. A three-member bench conducted hearing of the issue pertaining to anti-judiciary speeches during which, Ahsan Iqbal …

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Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

KARACHI -UNS – Temperature in Karachi is expected to reach sweltering 45ºC as the meteorological department issued a fresh heatwave alert for the city. Met Office says that a new heatwave of moderate to severe intensity would engulf Karachi and its suburbs on Tuesday and …

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Khosa to be Punjab’s caretaker CM

LAHORE -UNS – Nasir Saeed Khosa will be Punjab’s caretaker Chief Minister (CM), stated incumbent Punjab CM and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif. The decision was taken unanimously by Punjab Assembly opposition leader Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed and Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif. …

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MPs to discuss 5-year performance of NA on last day:Ayaz

ISLAMABAD:Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Monday asked the parliamentarians to speak about the five-year performance of the Parliament on May 31 – the last day of House. He said, “Prime Minister and ministers will attend the last day of the Parliament and I …

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