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Pak cricketers visit National Assembly


April 12th, 2011 - 7:25 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 12 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team visited the National Assembly and witnessed proceedings on Monday.The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Faisal Karim Kundi, welcomed the cricket team that made ... Read more...

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Pak lawmakers blame ‘lapse of security’ for Bhatti’s assassination


March 4th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 4(ANI): A majority of Pakistan's parliamentarians have blamed a 'lapse of security' for the assassination of Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti.Bhatti was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Islamabad on ... Read more...

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Pak National Assembly wakes up to grim situation in Balochistan


December 30th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 30 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly members have asked the government to take practical steps to tackle the grim situation in Balochistan, and remove the grievances of the Baloch people.PML-N legislator ... Read more...

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Pak National Assembly wants APC on ’sovereignty infringing’ drone attacks in country


December 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 29 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly members have demanded an all-parties conference (APC) to discuss the increasing number of drone attacks in the Tribal Areas by US forces, terming them an ... 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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Sufi Muhammad is a ‘kafir’ : Pak JI chief


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.23 (ANI): Taking on Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Muhammad, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Syed Munawar Hassan has called him a 'kafir' (unbeliever).Talking to media persons after holding talks with Khaksar Tehreek ... Read more...

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Pak-Taliban chief says sharia-opposing politicians no longer Muslims


April 18th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Apr. 18 (ANI): Pak-Taliban chief Sufi Muhammad has said that the National Assembly members who opposed the peace deal between the Pakistan Government and the Taliban in Swat, are no ... Read more...

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Pak Senators demand joint probe in Mumbai terror attcks


December 24th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): Pakistani Senators have condemned Indias unsubstantiated allegations against Islamabad over the Mumbai terror attacks, and called for the neighbours to conduct a joint probe. The National Assembly members ... Read more...

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Overpopulated Vietnam proposes two-child norm


November 21st, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Nov 21 (DPA) Facing a population boom, the Vietnamese government has proposed limiting families to two children by punishing bureaucrats who fail to keep the numbers down, a senior government official ... Read more...

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PML-N describes Zardaris maiden speech as long on words, short on deeds


September 21st, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 21 (ANI): The PML-N has described the newly elected Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris maiden speech at the joint session of the countrys Parliament yesterday as long on ... Read more...

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Pakistani parliament debate on Musharraf’s impeachment Monday


August 16th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Pakistan's lower house of the parliament is set to discuss President Pervez Musharraf's impeachment Monday, the official APP news agency reported Saturday. Monday's parliament session would set into ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Bhutan, Himalayan state becomes newest democracy


March 24th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by admin
(Night Lead) By Syed Zarir Hussain Thimphu, March 24 (IANS) Heavy voting was recorded in Bhutan as the Himalayan kingdom Monday held its first parliamentary elections on its way to becoming the world's newest ... Read more...

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Heavy polling as Bhutan becomes world’s newest democracy


March 24th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, Changing dateline) Syed Zarir Hussain Thimphu, March 24 (IANS) Brisk voting was underway Monday for the first ever parliamentary elections in Bhutan, marking the end of a 100-year-old monarchy in the Himalayan kingdom. ... Read more...

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Historic vote begins in Bhutan, the world’s newest democracy


March 24th, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Gelephu (Bhutan), March 24 (IANS) The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan Monday became the world's newest democracy with voting for the first ever parliamentary elections beginning, marking the end of ... Read more...

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Pakistan Govt seeks new set up before March 1


February 19th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 19 (ANI): Pakistan Government is planning to establish new set up before March 1, sources in Election Commission have said. Sources said that Election Commission would announce the results during current ... Read more...

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Pak IB chief; an old foe of Benazir, is that the reason for pointing a finger at him?


November 14th, 2007 - 2:34 am ICT by admin
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