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Former PA deputy speaker Dost Mazari arrested

LAHORE, Oct 29 (DNA): Punjab’s Anti-corruption department Saturday arrested former Punjab Assembly’s deputy speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari. Dost Muhammad Mazari is a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s defected MPA who was later forced out of the post of deputy speaker by his party through a no-confidence motion. Mazari also remained at the centre of controversy as he paved way for a short stint of Hamza Shehbaz as Punjab chief minister and also rejected PML-Q’s votes during re-election for Punjab chief minister, a decision that was later overturned by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. AccordingRead More


Talks on election date afoot, claims Pervaiz Elahi

LAHORE, OCT 29 – Punjab Chief Minster Pervaiz Elahi said on Saturday that former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will not hold talks with any committee of the government and talks on election date are also underway with where the matter would resolve. In his exclusive conversation with hosts Ajmal Jami and Mujeebur Rahman Shamal in Dunya News program “Nuqta Nazar”, the Punjab Chief Minister said that politics has nothing to do with the heat or cold and if the weather is hot, we will tryRead More


Thousands protest ‘foreign interference’ in Sudan’s affairs

Thousands of supporters of Sudan’s former ruling party demonstrated in the capital Khartoum on Saturday against foreign interference in the country’s internal affairs. Supporters of the National Congress Party (NCP) of ousted President Omar al-Bashir waved banners demanding the expulsion of Volker Perthes, head of the United Nations’ Integrated Transition Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), according to an Anadolu Agency reporter. “We are protesting against conspiracies that target Islamists in Sudan,” Ismail Mahmoud, 56, told Anadolu Agency. “Sudan will never be ruled by secular laws as long as we are alive,”Read More


Second day of PTI’s long march comes to an end in Ferozwala; govt rules out talks

Ferozwala, OCT 29: Second day of PTI’s long march comes to an end in Ferozwala; govt rules out talks. PTI Chairman Imran Khan has taken an oath from his supporters to always abide by the Constitution as the party’s long march reached Ferozewala. “No one hands freedom on a plate. You have to struggle for it,” he told the charged crowd before he and other PTI leaders raised their hands to take an oath.


Glenn Phillips hits 104 as New Zealand crush Sri Lanka at T20 World Cup

Sydney, OCT 29: Glenn Phillips smashed a powerhouse 104 and Trent Boult grabbed four wickets as New Zealand swept past Sri Lanka by 65 runs in Sydney on Saturday to put them in pole position to make the semi-finals at the Twenty20 World Cup. New Zealand batted first and posted 167-7 with Phillips unstoppable, rescuing his team after the top order was blown away, losing Finn Allen, Doug Conway and Kane Williamson for 15 runs. Boult and Tim Southee then reduced Sri Lanka to 4-8 in the chase and thereRead More


Imran claims only ‘lies and half-truths’ spoken in ‘foolish’ press conference of ISI, ISPR chiefs

LAHORE, OCT 29: PTI chief Imran Khan has dubbed the recent joint press conference by the chiefs of the country’s premier spy agency and military’s media affairs wing “foolish”, claiming that only “lies and half-truths” were told in it. He made these remarks an interview with BBC Urdu on Friday night after the start of his protest march in Lahore. When asked if he had made the army chief the offer to extend his tenure indefinitely, Imran said he was quoted out of context. The former prime minister, who isRead More