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Karachi: Polling for NA-258 by-election tomorrow

Karachi: Polling for NA-258 by-election tomorrow

KARACHI, NOV 27, (DNA) -By-election in NA-258 Karachi constituency will be held on Monday (tomorrow), DNA News reported. The provincial and federal government has announced a public holiday for all offices located in the constituency. The Chief Election Commissioner Sindh toured the constituency and observed the arrangements for the by poll. The seat fell vacant after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Abdul Hakeem Baloch had resigned from the party and joined Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in the by-election. Eleven candidates from different political parties are contesting the by-election. There are 408,163 registeredRead More


Girls in green bag another win in Women T20 Asia Cup

Girls in green bag another win in Women T20 Asia Cup

KARACHI, NOV 27, (DNA) -Continuing their winning streak in the Women T20 Asia Cup, Pakistan’s women T20 team on Sunday defeated Sri Lanka by eight wickets in their second match of the tournament in Thailand. Riding on a brilliant unbeaten half-century by Javeria Khan, Pakistan women team reached the target of 113 runs for the loss of only two wickets with 10 balls remaining. Javeria smashed five boundaries to score unbeaten 56 off 51 deliveries, her third half-century in Women T20Is. Nain Abidi scored 28 off 24 balls. Earlier, SriRead More


PTI to end boycott of standing committees of NA

PTI won't attend joint-session of parliament on Nov 17

ISLAMABAD,NOV 27, (DNA) -Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has ended boycott of the standing committees of the National Assembly, but the boycott of the session of parliament still remain enforced. Chairman Imran Khan, during a meeting at his Bani Gala residence,  consultated over the issue and decided to allow members of the party to attend the meetings of standing committees of the National Assembly. The party is already attending meetings of the standing committees of the Senate. It had boycott the NA until the case until a decision on the case against PrimeRead More


SC should demand evidence from rulers in Panama Leaks case, not us: Siraj

SC should demand evidence from rulers in Panama Leaks case, not us: Siraj

ISLAMABAD, NOV 27, (DNA) -Jamat-e-Islami (JI) chief Siraful Haq on Sunday said that the Supreme Court should be asking for evidence from those who have hidden country’s money in London, Panama and Qatar rather than asking for proofs from us in Panama Leaks case. Talking to party workers in Karachi, he said that the rulers have done that much harm to Pakistan which not even an enemy would have done. “Today the youth have degrees but still they are frustrated”, he said. Sirajul Haq said that the rulers fly outRead More


US welcomes appointment of Gen. Bajwa as COAS

ISLAMABAD,NOV 27 (DNA) – The US has welcomed appointment of Lt. Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa as new Chief of Army Staff. A message released from the US embassy on Suday, says, “We welcome Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s appointment of Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the new Chief of Army Staff.  We look forward to continuing our work with Pakistan’s elected leaders, with Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and with the Pakistani military to advance our shared counterinsurgency and counterterrorism goals for Pakistan and the region, and to enable PakistaniRead More


Army Chief inaugurates Shabbir Sharif hospital in home town

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has confirmed that Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited his home town of Kanjah, and inaugurated Shabbir Sharif hospital. The elders of native town of General Raheel Sharif also attended the inauguration ceremony of the hospital. Back in 2013, the home town of General Raheel came alive when he was appointed as the new army chief.

RAWALPINDI, NOV 27, (DNA) -Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Sunday visited his ancestral hometown of Kunjah in district Gujrat where he inaugurated the Major Shabbir Sharif Hospital. The hospital is named after his brother who embraced martyrdom in the war of 1971. He is the only person ever who received both the Nishan-e-Haider and Sitara-e-Jurat for his bravery. General Sharif visited the departments of the hospital and expressed satisfaction over the pace of construction. He even interacted with some of the patients at the hospital. A largeRead More