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Two killed in Karachi during PPP strike


March 11th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 11(ANI): At least two people were killed and several others wounded in gunfire incidents in Karachi as a strike called by the Pakistan People's Party was being observed across Sindh ... Read more...

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Pak minister confesses to ‘extorting money’ from fellow MPAs for building seminary


February 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 5(ANI): In a shocking revelation, Balochistan's Senior Minister for Planning and Development Maulana Abdul Wasey has confessed to extorting money from MPAs, and confirmed that he had collected a total ... Read more...

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No ‘meat’ in fake attendance scam involving 27 Pak Punjab Assembly MPs: Speaker


January 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 17(ANI): Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Iqbal Khan believes there is no 'meat' in the fake attendance scam involving 27 parliamentarians, which surfaced on January 12.During the question hour session last ... 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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Pak Punjab Assembly passes resolution against Musharraf


October 13th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 13 (ANI): The Punjab Assembly in Pakistan has unanimously passed a resolution condemning former president Pervez Musharraf.The resolution was passed in the assembly session on Tuesday, the Daily Times ... 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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Minority MPAs walk out from Balochistan Assembly protesting Hindu traders’ murder


June 10th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan), Jun.10 (ANI): Members of the Balochistan Provincial Assembly belonging to various minority sects staged a walk-out from the House in protest against the murder of a Hindu trader and kidnapping ... Read more...

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‘Bankrupt’ Pak Punjab Govt. has no money to pay salaries to employees: PML-Q


June 4th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.4 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has launched a blistering attack on the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Punjab, blaming it for ruining the province's finances to such an ... Read more...

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Millionaire ‘landlord’ Pak provincial lawmaker doesn’t own a car!


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.3 (ANI): Member of the Punjab Assembly Sardar Muhammad Amanullah Khan Dreshak owns agricultural land worth 40 million rupees, but if his statement of assets and liabilities is to be believed ... Read more...

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Pak court exempts Malik from appearance


January 31st, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.31 (ANI) : An accountability court here has accepted Interior Minister Minister Rehman Malik's plea seeking exemption from court appearance.Malik's counsel Khwaja Naveed requested the court to exempt Malik from appearing ... Read more...

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PML-N unlikely to demand Zardari’s resignation over NRO


December 21st, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): While the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership is facing pressure from some party "hawks" to formally demand resignations of President Asif Ali Zardari and NRO-tainted ministers, it is ... Read more...

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Pak Human Rights Commission says Gojra anti-Christian riot ‘frightening’


August 2nd, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 2 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has termed the anti-Christian riots in the Gojra tehsil village of Korian region as 'frightening', where protestors have charred down many ... Read more...

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Terrorists may strike Lahore again: Pak Intelligence


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 3 (ANI): The security has been tightened in Lahore following inputs from Pakistani intelligence agency suggested that terrorists could once again target the city.A comprehensive security plan has been ... Read more...

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Zardari says Judiciary not restored under pressure


March 30th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 30 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has refuted charges that the judges were reinstated under pressure. Rather, he said they were restored at the right time keeping in view ... Read more...

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PML-Q chief asks PML-N to stop ‘horse-trading’


March 28th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain has asked the PML (Nawaz) to stop horse-trading in its quest to poach its candidates to reach the magic number ... Read more...

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Pressmart, Singapore publishers institute magazine awards


March 13th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) Magazine Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS) with support from city-based digital publisher Pressmart has launched Singapore magazine awards to recognise the best magazine publishers in that country. Awards will ... Read more...

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Zardari to nominate PPP CM in Punjab


February 28th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): Pakistans Presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar has said that PPP parliamentarians from Punjab have unanimously decided to install a PPP Chief Minister in Punjab, and authorized party co-chairman ... Read more...

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NWFP govt sets precondition of laying down arms before peace talks with Taliban


November 19th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 19 (ANI): The NWFP government has reportedly set laying down of arms as the foremost condition for peace talks with the Swat-based Taliban.According to official sources, the condition was ... Read more...

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Its party time for PPP workers ahead of Zardaris impending victory


September 6th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 6 (ANI): Ahead of the much anticipated win of their partys Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in todays presidential poll, the PPP workers have made elaborate arrangements to celebrate ... Read more...

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PPP to stage show of strength on the eve of Sept 6 Prez poll


September 3rd, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 3 (ANI): On the eve of the September 6 Presidential poll in Pakistan , the PPP, which has fielded its Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari as the front-runner candidate, ... Read more...

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Fazlur Rehman, Amin Fahim may emerge key players in Prez poll after Nawazs ouster


August 26th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 26 (ANI): After Nawaz Sharif pulled out of the PPP-led coalition yesterday, PPP senior leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim and JUIs Maulana Fazlur Rehman seem to emerge as the ... Read more...

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Zardaris strategy lauded for winning over Opposition members in Sindh Assembly


August 14th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 14 (ANI): PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has been credited for winning over the Opposition members and mustering enough support for unanimously passing a resolution in the Sindh ... Read more...

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Sindh legislators want more perks, privileges, pay, passports !


July 1st, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , July 1 (ANI): It seems Pakistan legislators primary job is to first introduce legislations and then get them passed on the floor of the House, raising perks and privileges ... Read more...

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Sky is the limit for Pak legislators 5-star dreams!


June 21st, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 21 (ANI): Governance seems to be taking a back seat in the Punjab province when it comes to transacting business in the Assembly, as members from almost all ... Read more...

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Musharraf for forming PPP-PML-Q coalition govt in Punjab


March 4th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 4 (ANI): Even as efforts to form the next national government in Pakistan approach final stage, the countrys President Pervez Musharraf has hinted at the formation of a coalition government ... 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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Benazir makes PPP candidates swear on the Quran


December 13th, 2007 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Nowshera, Dec 13 (ANI): PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto made her party candidates swear on the Quran during the closed-door meeting that after their elections they would not indulge in horse-trading and would ... Read more...

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