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General elections on July 25 – it's official - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: General elections for the national and four provincial assemblies will be held on July 25. President Mamnoon Hussain signed the summery on Saturday, an official of the Presidency confirmed. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had ...

GHQ summons ex-ISI chief over 'Spy Chronicles' - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani has been summoned by the army in connection with a 'controversial' book he co-authored with an erstwhile Research & Intelligence Wing (RAW) top boss and ...

Manzoor Afridi named as caretaker chief minister of KP - Daily Pakistan

PESHAWAR – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and opposition have reached consensus over the name of the caretaker chief minister. Both sides have agreed over the name of Manzoor Afridi, which was suggested by the KP CM Pervez Khattak and ...and more »

Vote for parties on merit, urges Punjab governor - Daily Times

MULTAN: Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana urged the public to vote for parties based on their performance since the nation has already witnessed the change the country has seen in PML-N's five years. He was addressing a public ...

Exchange Dr Afridi for Fazlullah, Musharraf says - gulfnews.com

Islamabad: Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf has said that he would have released imprisoned Dr Shakil Afridi, who helped CIA track down Osama Bin Laden in 2011, in exchange for TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah in a “give and take” deal with the US ...

Ali Jahangir Siddiqui to assume charge as ambassador to US on 29th - Pakistan Today

ISLAMABAD: The newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States (US), Ali Jahangir Siddiqui is all set to assume charge on May 29. Siddiqui, who is facing a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) inquiry for allegedly causing a loss of Rs40 ...and more »

Nawaz allowed Musharraf to leave country: Zardari - The News International (blog)

ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Friday said Nawaz Sharif allowed former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf to leave the country. He said the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) did not stand with the establishment but with Pakistan.and more »

In its last session, Sindh Assembly grants Hindu widows right to remarry - The Express Tribune

The bill, titled the Sindh Hindu Marriage Act, 2016 (Amendment) Bill, 2018, was moved by Pakistan Muslim League – Functional (PML-F) parliamentary leader Nand Kumar Goklani. “The Hindu community, especially their widows, suffer a lot because of ...

Three-year-old boy strangled to death in Karachi - The Express Tribune

KARACHI: A three-year-old boy was found dead in the Ahsanabad area of the city within the limits of the SITE Super Highway police station. His body was moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy where he was identified as Raheel, son of Akhtar.and more »

Hope US reconsiders restrictions on Pakistani diplomats, says official - Pakistan Today

WASHINGTON: Pakistan's United States (US) Deputy Chief of Mission Rizwan Saeed Sheikh on Saturday said that he hopes the United States would reconsider restrictions on Pakistani diplomats in the country. “I hope the US reconsiders movement ...