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ECP issues schedule for April 2 Senate elections


ISLAMABAD, MAR 14: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday issued the schedule for upcoming Senate elections on 48 seats set to be held on April 2. As per the electoral body’s schedule, returning officers (ROs) will issue a public notice today inviting prospective candidates to submit their nomination papers which will be followed by a scrutiny process, appeals  The development comes as the ECP, on Monday, announced holding the election for Senate seats which were vacated after the expiration of the six-year term of the incumbent senators on MarchRead More

PHC rejects SIC’s plea on reserved seats

PHC rejects SIC's plea on reserved seats

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court Thursday dismissed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-backed Sunni Ittehad Council’s (SIC) petition challenging the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) ruling that denied reserved seats to the party. “Petitions are unanimously rejected,” the court maintained. Earlier today, the PHC resumed the hearing being conducted by a five-member bench led by Chief Justice Mohammad Ibrahim Khan and comprising Justice Ijaz Anwar, Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim, Justice Shakeel Ahmad and Justice Arshad Ali. During his arguments, SIC’s lawyer Barrister Ali Zafar said the Constitution does not mention when a partyRead More

Hashoo Foundation wins prestigious CSR award for community impact

Hashoo Foundation wins prestigious CSR award for community impact

ISLAMABAD, MAR 14 /DNA/ – Hashoo Foundation, the sustainability arm of Hashoo Group, has won a CSR award in the “Community Impact” category for its pivotal role in empowering communities across Pakistan through multifaceted initiatives encompassing education, financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, training, and support for over 35 years. Zulfiqar Malik, General Manager of the Pearl-Continental Hotel Karachi, collected the award at the 13th Annual CSR Awards ceremony organized in Karachi by The Professionals Network. Established in 2011, the CSR Awards stand as a significant recognition platform under The Professionals Network’s stewardship,Read More