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MQM expresses concern over Farooq Sattar’s safety

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KARACHI: The Rabita Committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has expressed serious concern for the safety of the party leader, Dr. Farooq Sattar. The MQM states that according to reliable sources, Farooq Sattar facing life threats from terrorist organizations, especially the terrorists involved in the Lyari gang war. According to MQM plans they are underway to attack Farooq Sattar. The MQM has informed Prime Minister … Continue reading

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NA-125: ECP de-notifies Saad Rafique

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday notified Khawaja Saad Rafique-member of the National Assembly (MNA) following the decision of the electoral tribunal to re-vote on the NA-125. Faisalabad Electoral Court Judge Rashid Javaid Mehboobi had declared null and void the results of the general elections of 2013 in NA-125 and ordered a re-election Monday. The trial judge also ordered re-poll in PP-155 … Continue reading

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SC resumes hearing on petitions challenging 18th, 21st Amendments

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ISLAMABAD: Resuming hearing on petitions challenging the Constitutional Amendment 18a and 21a, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked if a parliamentary committee on the appointment of judges denies the constitutional values ​​of the independence of the judiciary and separation of power. The presentation of their cases in court today, counsel for the Lahore High Court Bar (LHC) Association Hamid Khan said there was need for … Continue reading

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Xi Jinping to address joint session of Parliament

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ISLAMABAD: President of China, Xi Jinping, will address a joint session of Parliament on April 20, 2015. The Chinese leader will be accompanied by 60 men entourage during your next visit. Sources confirmed to Geo News on Wednesday to mark the direction of the president of China, Xi Jinping, the safety of Parliament House will be delivered to 111 Brigade of the Army of Pakistan. … Continue reading

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MQM moves motion in NA over PTI resignations

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ISLAMABAD: President of the National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq said Wednesday it has filed a motion calling for a decision on the resignation of legislators Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He said that the motion will be discussed in the next private members day. He told PTI MNA salaries have not been issued so far as the audit section objected to how the amount recovered if the resignation is … Continue reading

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PTI lawmakers are ‘strangers’ in Parliament: MQM

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ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar said Monday that lawmakers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were not members of Parliament more in line with the Constitution. “Today PTI lawmakers returned home after a long time. It should be clear that these legislators and resigned seven months ago,” he said. He said the A clause of Article 64 of the Constitution of Pakistan says … Continue reading

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PTI will present proof of rigging to judicial commission: Imran

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan spoke to reporters after the session of Parliament was adjourned until 5 pm. President PTI sarcastically thanked the welcome given to members of his party by some lawmakers PML-N. Khan asked whether there should be an investigation into electoral fraud or not. Khan added that the formation of the judicial commission to investigate voter fraud would be beneficial … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia seeks jets, ships, troops from Pakistan: Asif

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ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif told parliament on Monday that Saudi Arabia has sought combat aircraft, ground troops and navy ships to join the coalition forces in their operation against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. To inform all sessions of the European Parliament on the situation in Yemen, Asif informed the House of the progress of the evacuation of Pakistani nationals and Saudi Arabia’s request … Continue reading

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Parliament session on Yemen crisis adjourned till 5pm

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ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers of both the upper and lower houses of parliament gathered on Monday to discuss the crisis in Yemen and request for Riad for Pakistani troops in Saudi been ongoing operation against the Houthi rebels. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had advised the President to call the joint session after meetings with key last week political and military leaders and a delegation of Pakistani officials … Continue reading

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400 Pakistanis evacuated, more to be airlifted Tuesday: FO

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Ministry said the flight PIA has evacuated more than 400 homeless Pakistani city of Hodeidah Yemen on Sunday. In a Twitter message spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam said FO no further evacuation is still much needed city. She said the fight is going on in the city of Aden, where 150-200 people are stranded, adding that the city airport is not accessible, but the port … Continue reading

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