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Lashkar accuses Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa legislators of supporting Taliban


March 5th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 5(ANI): A tribal militia fighting the Taliban in the Adezai outskirts of Peshawar has accused local legislators of supporting the Taliban, and threatened to stop its fight if the ... Read more...

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Has Zardari secretly married US-based PPP activist?


February 4th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan's Presidency and Dr Tanveer Zamani, a practicing surgeon and PPP activist in the US, have commented quite differently on a flood of reports and Internet blogs referring ... Read more...

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Gilani emerges ‘king of contradictions’ in utterances over Pak’s blasphemy law


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3(ANI): Apparently in a desperate bid to appease Pakistan's conservative religious groups, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has been making widely contradictory statements regarding the country's controversial blasphemy law.After a ... Read more...

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Gilani forces Sherry Rehman to withdraw Pak blasphemy law amendment bill


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3(ANI): Pakistan parliamentarian Sherry Rehman will withdraw the bill seeking amendments to the country's blasphemy law as per the party's directions, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.In ... Read more...

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One-week pillion riding ban imposed in violence-hit Karachi


January 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 17(ANI): The Sindh Government has imposed a one-week ban on pillion riding in Karachi.Capital City Police Officer Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari said the ban would be enforced across the city."Initially ... Read more...

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Now, parliamentarians fake attendance scam surfaces in Pak Punjab Assembly


January 13th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 13(ANI): Following the fake degree scam involving scores of Pakistani lawmakers, a new scandal of fake attendances by some parliamentarians has surfaced in the Punjab Assembly.After it was disclosed that ... Read more...

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Nawaz admits PML-N needs to get own house in order before trying to topple PPP govt.


November 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 9 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif has told a member of the party's Central Working Committee that they should first settle all outstanding matters before straying into ... Read more...

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Meet the Pak female MNA who ‘graduated’ in 1996 through degree issued in 1991!


October 19th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Seemal Kamran, a member of the Pak Punjab Assembly has been reportedly ignoring notices by the Election Commission to appear before its officer handling the issue of lawmakers' ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Ministry denies Blackwater’s presence in country


October 19th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Ministry has denied the presence of Blackwater, a US private security contractor, in the country.Additional Secretary in the Interior Ministry- Asif Nawaz Warriach- disclosed this while ... Read more...

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Pak MNA accuses his own party of massive corruption over flood aid


October 6th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 6 (ANI): A Pakistani Member of National Assembly (MNA) from Mardan representing the Awami National Party (ANP), has reportedly slammed his party-led Government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for massive corruption, and ... Read more...

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Zardari bares soul on political intrigue, international conspiracies and corruption


September 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, in a surprising burst of candour, bared his soul to PPP parliamentarians on issues as diverse as international conspiracies, devious politics, the agony ... Read more...

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PML-N keeping all options open to form govt


September 27th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 27 (ANI): Amidst the uncertain political scenario in Pakistan, the main opposition party in the National Assembly, the PML-N, is reportedly keeping its options open, including helping form a new ... Read more...

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Value of Pakistan MNAs’ assets trebled in six years, says analysis


September 15th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 15 (ANI): A comparative analysis of the assets declared by Members of National Assembly (MNAs) belonging to the 12th and the 13th National Assembly of Pakistan has revealed that the ... Read more...

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24 killed in suicide blasts in Pakistan (Second lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least 17 people, including a former member of the National Assembly (MNA), were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque ... Read more...

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24 killed in suicide blasts in Pakistan (Lead)


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least 17 people, including a member of the National Assembly (MNA), were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque ... Read more...

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For Pak Education Minister, MNA’s holding fake degrees is a “small mistake”


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): Pakistan Education Minister Sardar Aseff Ahmed Ali does not attach much importance to the issue of scores of Members of National Assembly (MNA) having fake degrees, as he ... Read more...

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Govt. compromising on Kashmir issue under US pressure: Pak MNA


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, July 2 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Marvi Memon has attacked the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) led coalition government for compromising on the Kashmir issue under US pressure.Interacting with media ... Read more...

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MNA Approves Strike At 14 Hospitals


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Minneapolis, June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Minnesota nurses who had earlier declared to walkout of the hospital in the current month itself has once again called for an open ended strike ... Read more...

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Nankana Sahib residents demand action against criminals by Pak Punjab govt


May 19th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 19 (ANI): Hundreds of protesters in Nankana Sahib demonstrated outside the Punjab Governor's residence demanding immediate action against a criminal gang, which has killed about a dozen people in the ... Read more...

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Christians protest against Pak lawmaker for occupying church


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Apr 3 (ANI): People belonging to the Christian community held a protest demonstration against a Pakistani lawmaker Malik Iftikhar belonging to PML-N for occupying a church with the help of armed ... Read more...

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Strong political backing helps PHF secretary Bajwa escape action over World Cup fiasco


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.23 (ANI): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Asif Bajwa seems to have escaped action over his alleged violation of code of conduct, as Sports Minister Aijaz Jakhrani has said that action ... Read more...

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Rafique urges Zardari to avoid joint session until approval of reforms


March 8th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader MNA Khawaja Saad Rafique reckons that Pakistan President Asif Zardari should avoid addressing the joint session of the parliament until the approval of the ... Read more...

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‘80 percent Pak National Assembly members have more than one wife’


February 26th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.26 (ANI): Pakistan Minister of State for Ports and Shipping Nabil Gabol has claimed that 80 per cent of National Assembly (NA) members have more than one wife.Gabol stunned the ... Read more...

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Pak MNA vows to move ‘Men’s right bill’ to counter ‘unIslamic’ Women rights one!


February 12th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.12 (ANI): Criticising the Parliament for passing a Women Rights Bill, Pakistan National Assembly member Jamshed Dasti has said the house has insulted Islamic society by doing so.Dasti said rights ... Read more...

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Veteran ANP leader Ajmal Khattak dead


February 8th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb. 8 (ANI): Mohammad Ajmal Khattak, a household name in Pakhtun society because of his contribution to literature and politics died in Nowshera on Sunday night after protracted illness. He was ... Read more...

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Dual accommodation by cabinet ministers mock Gilani’s austerity measures


January 11th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 11(ANI): Despite Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's clear direction to his cabinet members that retaining two government accommodations at a time was a malpractice, as many as 24 ... Read more...

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Ex Pak MNA claims US contacted him again to broker talks with Taliban


November 4th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov.4 (ANI): A former Pakistan Member of the National Assembly (MNA), Javed Ibrahim Paracha, who is known for having a good contact with the Taliban leadership, has said that the ... Read more...

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Sharif holds ‘one-man rule’ responsible for Pakistan’s dismal situation


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct. 23 (ANI): PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has held "one-man rule" responsible for Pakistan's dismal economic and security situation."Disasters overtake the country under one-man rule. We will have to reform ... Read more...

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Sharif says demanding a consensus on Musharraf case equal to defending him


August 10th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.10 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has criticized the PPP-led federal government for insisting on a consensus prior to registering a high treason case against former president ... Read more...

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Qadir to reveal irregularities in Pakistan cricket board


July 4th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan chief selector Abdul Qadir is preparing ammunition for his July 14 meeting with a parliamentary committee and says he will candidly inform the Members of the ... Read more...

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Gilani shrugs off Pak’s economic hardship, doubles MNA’s fund


July 1st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 30 (ANI): In the times when Pakistan is facing severe economic hardships, the country's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has given a whopping windfall to all the lower house ... Read more...

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Pak National Assembly wants to quiz AQ Khan over proliferation confession


June 27th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): The Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly has been urged to call Pak's disgraced nuclear scientist, Dr. Abdul Qadir Khan, to seek an explanation from him on his ... Read more...

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PPP says all parties were taken into confidence over Swat offensive


May 16th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): Pakistan's Parliamentary Affairs Minister Dr Babar Awan has told the National Assembly that all political parties were taken into confidence over the Swat offensive."It was also the ... Read more...

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Pak MNA’s in catch-22 situation over sharia regulation


April 13th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islambad, Apr.13 (ANI): Several members of the Pakistan Parliament who do not endorse the Nizam-e-Adl Regulation are worried, as they are unable to decide whether to speak against the deal or ... Read more...

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Taliban says MNA’s opposing sharia regulation will be considered infidels


April 13th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar,Apr.13(ANI):TheTehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM) and the Swat chapter of Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP), have announced that those Members of the National Assembly (MNA) who oppose the Nizam-e-Adl Regulation bill in Parliament will be considered infidels.TNSM ... Read more...

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