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Pakistani politicians told to submit asset details


August 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed elected representatives in Senate, National and Provincial Assemblies to submit the details of their assets by Sep 30, ... Read more...

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Slap heard in Pakistan’s Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday began hearing an incident in which a political party's woman candidate slapped a polling officer during voting in an assembly by-poll, ... Read more...

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Some want to delay senate polls: Gilani


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that conspiracies are being hatched to delay the country's senate elections.He was speaking to reporters Friday before ... Read more...

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Pakistan begins verifying 81 mn voters


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan has begun a mammoth task to verify the electoral rolls of 81 million voters.The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will carry out the verification of ... Read more...

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PPP lawmaker richest in Pak Parliament


March 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Senator Gul Muhammad Lot of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is the richest member of the Upper House of Parliament, with his property valuing 1.351 billion rupees in and ... Read more...

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US, Indian agencies to exchange technology


February 8th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and US-India Energy Cooperation programme (ECP) have agreed to undertake technology exchange projects in a bid to strengthen ... Read more...

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Pakistan to screen degrees of government staff


February 6th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have been asked to verify the academic certificates of all government employees."Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has directed the establishment division that educational degrees of ... Read more...

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PPP, PML-N set timeline for reform agenda implementation


January 21st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party and the major opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League-N, have registered progress in their joint effort to face the economic challenges and resolve conflicting political ... Read more...

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Pak Election Commission suspends membership of 148 parliamentarians


October 19th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suspended the memberships of 148 parliamentarians, as they failed to submit details of their assets, a TV channel has said.According to ... Read more...

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67 Pakistani politicians hold fake degrees: Report


October 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Some 67 members of parliament and provincial assemblies in Pakistan hold fake educational degrees, a media report said Thursday.The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is yet to receive the ... Read more...

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Pak women MPs wealthier than their male colleagues


October 11th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 11(ANI): Fifteen Pakistani women MPs, both in the provincial and national assemblies, are wealthier compared to their male counterparts.The fact came to light after all the members of Senate, provincial ... Read more...

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Pakistan ministers not paying income tax


September 27th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Even as Pakistan is reeling under devastation caused by unprecedented floods that has cost the country's economy a whopping $43 billion, a report ... Read more...

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14 Pakistani MPs disqualified over fake degrees


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Fourteen parliamentarians of three political parties, including the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), have been disqualified for holding fake degrees, a media report said Tuesday. Of the 14 ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Election Commission set for five-year revamp


May 25th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Election Commission Tuesday unveiled a five-year plan for restructuring the organisation as well for registration of voters and settlement of election disputes among others issues. Briefing ... Read more...

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Musharraf harbouring dreams of becoming Pak President again


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May.2 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf still harbours dreams of becoming Pakistan's President once again.Chatting with an Arab magazine reporter while sipping tea with his cronies at ... Read more...

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Musharraf going to UAE to plot possible political comeback?


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22(ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who resigned under the threat of impeachment in 2008, is reportedly considering a political comeback and plans to meet counterparts and supporters in ... Read more...

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Kiwi town promotes condom as Christmas gift to curb chlamydia spread


December 18th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, December 18(ANI): Authorities of a town in New Zealand are promoting condoms as a Christmas gift to tackle rising chlamydia infection among under-25s.Hamilton Family Planning has taken into account Environmental, ... Read more...

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What makes good teachers even better


July 8th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in the UK has made some findings as to what makes good teachers even better.Professor Christopher Day, Professor Pam Sammons and ... Read more...

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‘Best teachers are enthusiastic, inspiring’


July 8th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The best teachers are enthusiastic, inspiring, innovative and indeed in a class of their own. These are the latest findings of research funded in primary and secondary schools ... Read more...

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Gilani yet to fulfill his promise to minorities in Pak


February 9th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb. 9 (ANI): Pakistans Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had promised in December that there would be five reserved seats for minority representatives in the Senate, but that promise remains ... Read more...

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Pak bye-elections postponed to August 18


May 5th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 5 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday postponed bye-elections to August 18 for security reasons. A press release issued by the ECP said that the holding of ... Read more...

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Shahbaz Sharif files nomination papers for by-elections


May 5th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, May 5 (Xinhua) Shahbaz Sharif, president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Monday filed his nomination papers to contest the June 18 by-elections, Geo TV reported. Shahbaz Sharif, younger brother of ... Read more...

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Despite MQMs displeasure EU observers stand by Pak elections report


April 19th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Apr 19 (ANI): Despite the displeasure expressed by the Muttahida Qaumi Movements (MQM), the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) stood by its claim that the February 18 parliamentary elections ... Read more...

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Opposition parties in Pak get support of independents


March 7th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 7 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday said that political parties that are opposing President Pervez Musharraf have won the allegiance of 11 independent Member of National ... Read more...

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Sharif, Zardari challenge Musharraf to convene parliament


February 27th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) In their first show of strength after the polls, Pakistan's opposition parties Wednesday challenged President Pervez Musharraf to call a session of the newly elected parliament ... Read more...

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New government in second week of March


February 25th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.25 (ANI): New federal and provincial governments will be in place in the second week of March after all the procedural requirements have been met. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary ... Read more...

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Pakistan is important to Commonwealth: Don Mckinnon


February 22nd, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Welcoming the conduct of fair and peaceful general elections on February 18, Commonwealth Secretary General Don McKinnon has said that Pakistan is important to the Commonwealth.The commonwealth is ... Read more...

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Section of foreign observers concerned over pre-poll violence in Pak


February 15th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 15 (ANI): The International Observers Group of Centre for Media and Democracy (CMD) has expressed concern over reports of pre-poll violence in Pakistan ahead of the February 18 parliamentary elections. ... Read more...

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US Congressional delegations will monitor Pak general elections


February 15th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Two US Congressional delegations, including senior lawmakers from both the Senate and the House of Representatives, will observe the February 18 elections in Pakistan.The delegates are likely to ... Read more...

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Human Rights Watch says Pak election panel not independent


February 12th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 12 (ANI): Coming down heavily on the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday warned that the commission had failed to investigate reports of campaign violations, ... Read more...

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Pak EC to foreign observers: Inform government about their plans


February 11th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 11 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has advised foreign observers to inform the Interior Ministry and provincial governments about their visits to polling stations before and on February ... Read more...

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Number of sensitive polling stations rises after Benazirs death: Pak EC


January 9th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 9 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday said that the number of sensitive polling stations has risen following the assassination of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto.Secretary ECP Kanwar ... Read more...

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Pakistan poll body to announced election date decision tomorrow


December 31st, 2007 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec.31 (ANI): Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will decide the fate of the January 8 general elections in the country on Tuesday. "We have called for reports from the provincial governments and ... Read more...

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Foreign observers will not be allowed to conduct exit polls: Pak EC


December 26th, 2007 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 26 (ANI): International observers coming to Pakistan to monitor the January 8 general elections will not be allowed to conduct exit polls, or make surprise visits or move freely wherever ... Read more...

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Pak Election Commission issues CDs of computerized voter lists


December 20th, 2007 - 8:10 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec.20 (ANI): With 20 days to go general elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued compact discs (CDs) containing the computerized voter lists. A CD profiling any constituency can be ... Read more...

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