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PTI gets only 40 seats PPP gets 93, JI 86 seats as Karachi results announced

Jamaat-e-Islami performs well; PTI disappoints as its candidate for Karachi Mayor loses his seat Nazir Siyal KARACHI, JAN 16 /DNA/ – PPP has secured 93 seats, while JI 86, PTI 40, PMLN 7, JUI 3, TLP 2, MQM(H) 1 and 2 independent candidates won seats   as the Election Commission has announced results for all 235 seats of Karchi Metropolitan. There was a tough competition between Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan People’s Party in Karachi. PPP is leading in other districts of Hyderabad, Badin. However, the overall turnout was very low.Read More

PTI parliamentarians can return to National Assembly, says Imran Khan

In yet another apparent U-turn, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who had been ruling out the possibility of returning to assemblies, on Monday said that party lawmakers could go back to the National Assembly (NA) for the caretaker setup. The PTI parliamentarians tendered their resignations en masse on April 11, two days after Khan was ousted as prime minister through a no-trust move. During an interaction with journalists in Lahore, the PTI chief said that they had devised a strategy for the lower house of parliament. “We will makeRead More

Two motorcyclists died, two injured in different road accidents

Qazi Shoaib Khan, Bureau Chief, District Attock DNA ATTOCK (JAN-16): Two motorcyclists died while two young students  seriously injured in two different road accidents here in Attock on Monday. Police said that Islam Gull, a sand mine worker was going on his motorcycle to earn his livelihood  when a speedy dumper recklessly driven by unknown driver knocked him resultantly he died on the spot at National Highway near Hattian Bridge of Police Station Hazro. The dumper driver managed to escape from the scene leaving the vehicle on the road. Meawhile, Read More

Labourer buried alive while digging

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (JAN-16) – A 40 years old bricks kilnworker was buried alive while digging a mound of mud in Islampurawithin the jurisdiction of Hassanabdal Police Station here on Monday. Police said , 40 years old Shahzad Khan was digging a mound of mud at a brick kiln when the mound of mud cave in due to land sliding caused during the recent territorial rains. Soon after the incident, his fellow workers come to rescue him and shiftedhim  to TehsilHeadquarters HospitalHassanabadal in precarious condition where heRead More

Masood honoured with Dr Matin Luther King; Jr Legacy Award

WASHINGTON, JAN 16 (DNA) — Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Ambassador Masood Khan was honored with ‘Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award for Diplomacy and International Service’ in recognition of his commitment, leadership, service and ‘for working to keep the dream alive’. The award was conferred upon the Ambassador at the 31st International Salute to the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. convened by Institute for the Advancement of Multicultural and Minority Medicine. The coveted award was given to Masood Khan for diplomacy and international service inRead More

National anti-polio campaign starts across country

ISLAMABAD, JAN 16 (DNA) — The first national immunization campaign of the year begins across the country on Monday, to vaccinate children under five years of age against the crippling disease of polio. According to official sources, over 100,000 trained and dedicated “Sehat muhafiz” are taking part in the vaccination drive to inoculate the targeted children at their doorstep. As many as 44.2 million children will be vaccinated during the drive. As per break-up, 22.2 million children will be vaccinated in Punjab, 7.4 million children in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 2.59 millionRead More