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SC orders appointment of new CEC by Nov 13 Says permanent appointment should be made without waiting for electoral reforms’ ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday rejected the application filed by Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, which had sought another...

LAHORE: Gullu Butt, the notorious character of Model Town incident, was sentenced to 11 years and three months in jail and fined Rs.111,000  for vandalizing...

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron has pressed his Pakistani counterpart over the case of a mentally ill Scot shot in the country while in a maximum security prison. The British Prime Minister has described the treatment of Mohammad Asghar, currently on death row after being found guilty of blasphemy, as “appalling”. UK authorities want Mr Asghar,...

KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wednesday said that he would have accepted all resignations of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNAs by now. “I’d’ve (I would have) accepted all resignations by now,” Bilawal tweeted on social media website Twitter. The PTI MNAs had tendered their resignations in August to press Prime...

ISLAMABAD:Deadlockprevails when Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf member of National Assembly did not appear individually before the Speaker of National Assembly for tendering resignations. However,National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq said that he was left with only one option to refer the matter to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).  Talking to media, Senior PTI leader Shah...

PTI sticks to guns over resignations   Salman Tanvir ISLAMABAD: Vice Chairman PTI, Shah Mehmood Qureshi Wednesday claimed PTI’s 27 MNAs appeared at Ayaz Sadiq , Speaker National Assembly chamber for the verification of the resignations but after waiting for more than two hours, they came back. Talking to media men, he said party MNAs had fulfilled their moral duty...

ISLAMABAD/ LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday dismissed all three petitions challenging the validity of the 2013 general elections. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk and comprising Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Justice Ijaz Chaudhry was hearing the case. During the hearing, CJP remarked how the petitioners will prove...

PESHAWAR: The military offensive against the Taliban militants in the restive tribal areas is progressing successfully and all types of terrorists will be eliminated without exception. Talking to media persons here Wednesday, Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, Director General ISPR said the armed forces have cleared Mir Ali, Miranshah and Razmak areas of North Waziristan...

KARACHI: At least one girl died and five people were injured as an Islamic center near Ayesha Manzil area of Karachi rocked with grenade attack on Tuesday, ...

ISLAMABAD, Oct 28 (INP): As the Supreme Court’s two weeks deadline regarding the appointment of permanent Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) expired Tuesday, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Khurshid Ahmad Shah has requested the supreme court, seeking a three-month extension for the completion of the process. The Supreme Court on October 14 gave the federal...

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