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Candidates to be given tickets on parliamentary board’s recommendation: Shehbaz | Pakistan

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Friday said that candidates will be awarded party tickets for the forthcoming elections on the recommendation of the party’s parliamentary board. Following his return from London, the PML-N president chaired a meeting in Lahore to oversee the party’s plan for the upcoming election, which was attended by senior party representatives including Shehbaz’s son Hamza. ...

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Nisar laments false stories being attributed to him | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Friday lamented false stories being attributed to him and being run for the past few days. Speaking at a press conference here, Nisar denied comments attributed to him relating to former premier Nawaz Sharif. He said that he had issued a rebuttal of the fake news. “The comments that ‘Mian sahib won’t ...

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No competition with person who can’t contest election, Qureshi says about Tareen | Pakistan

PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi addressed a press conference on Friday, June 22, 2018. Photo: Geo News screen grab  ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday said he did not consider Jahangir Tareen a competitor since he cannot contest the polls.  During a press conference in Islamabad earlier today, Qureshi said that he only believed in competing with others in ...

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Don’t like to air party affairs on media: Tareen | Pakistan

Jahangir Tareen. Photo: File  LODHRAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen said on Friday that he is not one of those who air party affairs on media. In a press conference, Tareen said he resolves issues within the party, adding that the ongoing protests against the distribution of tickets will not have a detrimental effect on the party. “I do not ...

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Federal cabinet accepts resignation of Bait-ul-Mal MD | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet on Friday accepted the resignation of Bait-ul-Mal Managing Director Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh.  The Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk, approved to give the additional charge of Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal to additional secretary Cabinet Division. The approval to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments of Pakistan and Sudan for ...

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Ex-IG Ghulam Haider responsible for illegal recruitments in Sindh police: report | Pakistan

Former IGP Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali. Photo:file  KARACHI: Former Sindh police chief Ghulam Haider Jamali, along with several other top officials has been held responsible in a probe relating to illegal recruitments in the department, Geo News has learned. An investigative report has held as many as 70 officers, including the then-IGP, four DIGs and 25 SSPs, responsible for illegal ...

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Sikh pilgrims issued Pakistani visas for Ranjit Singh’s death anniversary | Pakistan

The High Commision of Pakistan in Delhi has issued visas to over 300 Sikh pilgrims from India to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Photo: Pakistan High Commision The High Commision of Pakistan in Delhi has issued visas to over 300 Sikh pilgrims from India to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. A special train arranged ...

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Petroleum prices: CJP irked over ‘blame game’ between institutions | Pakistan

CJP Justice Saqib Nisar. Photo:file  KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Friday expressed annoyance at what he called the persistent “blame game” between institutions in taking accountability for surging petroleum prices. The chief justice was hearing a case relating to petroleum prices and imposition of additional taxes at the Supreme Court Karachi Registry. Managing Director of ...

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