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Imran slam mes Sharifs for allegedly committing corruption,destroying institutions

KOT ADDU -UNS : PTI chief Imran Khan said on Friday that the country’s parliament was facilitating crooks who stole billions from the nation and laundered that money abroad.  Addressing a huge gathering of PTI workers and supporters at Kot Addu, Imran slammed the Sharifs …

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Imran vows to lift 100 million people out of poverty in 10 years

MIANWALI -UNS : PTI Chairman Imran Khan pledged that his party, if came into power, would get 100 million Pakistanis out of poverty in just 10 years. “China has brought more than 340 million out of poverty in 30 years due to their policies and …

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Rasheed suggests military leadership to abandon PML-N in meetings

MULTAN -UNS– Sheikh Rasheed on Friday suggested the military leadership including top generals to abandon ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in important meeting, expressing doubts on the loyalties of government. Addressing to a gathering in Multan, the Awami Muslim League (AML) leader said unfaithful leaders …

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Key suspect in knife attacks arrested

SAHIWAL -UNS- : Sahiwal police on Sunday claimed to have arrested prime suspect in the recent knife attacks on women in Karachi. According to our correspondent, the accused Waseem has been involved in similar attacks on women in Sahiwal in 2015. He is wanted to …

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Chairman NAB appointment challenged in LHC

LAHORE -UNS: A petition has been moved to Lahore High Court (LHC) challenging the appointment of Justice (r) Javed Iqbal as chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday. According to our correspondent, the application was filed by a citizen Javed Jafferi Advocate, who …

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Stay on Turkish teachers’ deportation extended

LAHORE -UNS-The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday extended an earlier stay on the deportation of two Turkish nationals, Murat Ervan and Mesut Kacmaz, as well as three family members of the latter. The court had on September 28 restrained the federal government from deporting …

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LHC halts deportation of Turkish teacher’s family

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday granted a stay order on the expulsion of the family of the former director of the Pak-Turk School from the country. The family of Mesut Kacmez including two young daughters was reportedly taken into custody on Wednesday to …

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LHC admits PAT’s contempt of court plea for hearing

LAHORE -UNS: Lahore High Court on Saturday admitted a petition filed by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) seeking a contempt of court proceeding against the Punjab government for failing to make the Model Town’s inquiry report public. The petition comes two days after a single-judge bench …

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Unofficial result of NA-120 by-election announced

LAHORE -UNS/APP: Returning Officer (RO) on Monday announced the unofficial results of NA-120 Lahore-III and declared PML-N’s candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz winner with 61,745 votes. According to results issued by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in early hours of Monday, PTI candidate Dr Yasmeen Rashid …

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Voting underway in NA-120 by-elections

LAHORE -UNS: The voting for the high octane NA-120 underway on Sunday morning. According to details, the voting process in NA-120 Lahore constituency began at 08:00am and will continue till 05.00pm without any interval. A total of 42 candidates including 32 independent and 12 from different …

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