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ISLAMABAD: Prosecutor Akram Sheikh on Thursday submitted his written testimony in the special court hearing high treason case against former president General (R) Pervez Musharraf. According to Akram Sheikh, the record tampering allegations are baseless and ridiculous. He demanded the rejection of defense...

KARACHI: MQM chief Altaf Hussain on Thursday expressed deep concern over the police action of cordoning off Dr Tahir ul Qadri’s residence in Model Town area of Lahore,  reported. The government has not learnt any lessons from the Model Town tragedy, it seems, said Altaf. Altaf said that once again the police force has been used to seal all roads leading to Qadri’s...

PESHAWAR: Jamaat Islami (JI) chief warned on Thursday that not resolving the political crisis could result into a tragedy, adding that the stakeholders...

LAHORE: As opposition parties consult both the government and agitated Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) over the latter’s demand that the prime minister step down, senior PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi accuses the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) of appeasing both sides. “They are sending different signals to both parties,” Qureshi told Dawn in a telephone conversation. “If...

ISLAMABAD: Politicians from three major political parties on Thursday stressed the need to resolve political issues through dialogue without harming the nascent democracy. Talking to media after holding a meeting with PM Nawaz Sharif here, leaders of PPP, ANP and NP expressed their firm resolve to promote democratic norms in the country. PPP Senator Raza Rabbani said,...

ISLMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has said that Imran Khan and Dr .Tahir ul Qadri would soon emerged as a united force against the existing political setup. Addressing a press conference here Thursday, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, an ally of Dr. Tahirul Qadri, ruled out any chance of negotiations with the Pakistan-Muslim League-Nawaz...

LAHORE: Punjab government has completed its homework against Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri who is planning ‘revolution march’ on Islamabad. The government is considering detaining Dr. Qadri under sections 3 pr 16 of Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) to avoid any law and order situation. The government is considering house-arresting Dr. Qadri...

Visa applications has been filed to US embassy: claims Qadri LAHORE: Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr. Tahirul Qadri, on Thursday claimed that Sharif family has planned to flee US to prevent accountability. Qadri affirmed that he would not leave Pakistan without bringing about what he called ‘revolution’ in the country. “I’m here to forge rule of law,...

SWAT: Building momentum ahead of his Azadi March next week, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan vowed on Thursday that monarchy will be replaced with real democracy. Imran Khan, who is vigorously pursuing his anti-government campaign, is determined to bring about ‘revolution’ through the massive protest rally on August 14 in Islamabad seeking resignation of Prime...

SLAMABAD: Political activities are at their peak in the federal capital Islamabad in view of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) proposed long march. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has discussed the matter with his companions and allies Thursday. After an important meeting with the Prime Minister, members of the federal cabinet met the Leader of the Opposition Syed Khurshid...

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