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KARACHI : An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday dismissed a petition filed against the black warrants of two death row prisoners. The court rejected the truce between the convicts and their families. The two men were awarded capital punishment on July 7, 1999, and were to be executed on March 5, 2015. The...

PPP-7, MQM-4, NP and PKMAP 3 each ISLAMABAD/LAHORE/KARACHI/QUETTA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) emerged as the leading party in the Senate elections...

ISLAMABAD: A petition against the presidential ordinance, posed to amend the regulations for members of FATA pertaining to Senate elections, was filed at the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday. The petition requested to annul the new approach to elect the senators, introduced by the presidential ordinance. It has also been maintained that the Senate elections in...

ISLAMABAD: Criticizing the government for issuing the presidential ordinance, Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah on Thursday stated...

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly members from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) protested over an overnight presidential ordinance issued to change voting process for four Senate seats of country’s tribal areas. A presidential ordinance was issued on in wee hours of Thursdaymorning under which MNAs from FATA will be entitled to cast only one vote. The previous...

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the second schedule of Election Commission for local bodies elections in Sindh, Punjab and Islamabad capital territory. A three-member bench headed by Justice Jawad S Khawaja heard the petitions pertaining to holding of local government elections in provinces and cantonment areas. Justice Jawad S Khawaja said that the local...

Crown Prince Muqrin and other Saudi signatories RIYADH:  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived in Riyadh Wednesday on an official visit to the...

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday warned that if the Senate election on March 5 witnessed horse trading then they...

ISLMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader and leader of the opposition in National Assembly (NA) Syed Khurshid said that if the opposition parties show unity in the upcoming Senate polls they could have chairman of their choice in the Upper House. In an informal interaction with media at his chamber in the Parliament House on Wednesday, Khurshid Shah said that...

ISLAMABAD: Shocking revelations have exposed the frail security set-up in the South Block, housing the Indian defence ministry from where an Indian Army deployment plan was leaked to Pakistan in February 2014. According to reports, details of a meeting between then defence minister AK Antony and then army chief General Bikram Singh on troop movement in Rajasthan and Jammu...

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