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ECP releases assets details of caretaker federal ministers

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The Election Commission of Pakistan released on Tuesday assets details of five of eight members of the interim federal cabinet. So far, it seems caretaker information and law minister, Barrister Ali Zafar, is the richest cabinet member with total assets worth more than …

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Over seven dead as over 300mm of rain submerges Lahore

LAHORE -UNS- At least 7 people were reported killed in various incidents across the provincial capital as a relentless downpour lashed the city since Monday night. According to Rescue 1122 officials, two people were killed as the roof of their warehouse collapsed in Gumti bazaar …

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Bilalwal receives warm welcome in Sindh

KARACHI-UNS – As a part of election campaign, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday has left for interior Sindh. Reaching Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Bilawal Bhutto addressed the rally and said that he feels a cordial relation with the people of Sindh. Opponents did …

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Political parties rejects hike in fuel prices, demands to withdraw decision

KARACHI-UNS – Major political parties  on Sunday has rejected the hike in petroleum products’ prices. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and PTI  has demanded the caretaker government to withdraw its decision. In a statement, former opposition leader in National Assembly Khurshid Shah urged to provide maximum …

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Markhor logo on PIA planes: SC rejects plea seeking permission

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday has turned down the plea seeking permission to use Markhor logo on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) planes. During the hearing, Chief Justice of Punjab (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has clarified that no picture of Markhor will be …

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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TANK -UNS– Candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Faisal Kareem Kundi on Saturday has withdrawn his candidature for NA-37 Tank in the favor of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).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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Abbasi to move SJC against appellate tribunal’s judge against Lifetime disqualification

ISLAMABAD -UNS-Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi stated lifetime disqualification is tantamount to personal attack and claimed Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) appellate tribunal has surpassed its jurisdiction. While discussing his disqualification in Dunya Kamran Khan Kay Sath, perturbed Abbasi announced to challenge the disqualification …

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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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Tribunal allows Abbasi, others to contest polls

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday has been allowed to contest the upcoming general elections from NA-53 after appellate tribunal rejected objections against his candidature. During the proceedings, the election tribunal declared returning officer’s …

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Will clean Karachi in 6 months: Shehbaz

KARACHI -UNS – Former Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said that arrangements for clean Karachi and water availability at homes will be done within 6 months and 3 years respectively. In his address to a gathering of traders in Karachi, Shehbaz said …

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