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  • Nation to pay tribute to 1965 heroes today

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Indo-Pak war across the country with fervour and zeal...

    Private TV channels are expected to join Pakistan Television and Radio Pakistan in broadcasting special programmes related to the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war...

  • Election tribunal orders re-election in NA-125, PP-155

    LAHORE: An election tribunal on Monday ordered re-election in Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies after irregularities on the seats were proven during the 2013 general elections...

    PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique held a press conference soon after the election tribunal ordered re-election in the NA-125 constituency...

  • Election tribunal orders re-election in NA-154, deseats PML-N lawmaker

    MULTAN: Punjab election tribunal's commission on Wednesday announced its verdict in favour of Jahangir Tareen over a petition filed by the former secretary general of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) against alleged rigging in NA-154 (Lodhran) during the 2013 general elections...

    The tribunal deseated Pakistan Muslim League—Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch and ordered re-election in the constituency...

  • PTI not eligible for allotment of election symbol: Election Commission

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a statement on Friday said that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is not eligible to be issued a election symbol in the upcoming general elections as it has failed to hold intra-party elections...

    Therefore, according to the Section 14 of the same act, PTI is no longer eligible for "allotment of election symbol in the ensuing elections", the statement added...

  • Caretaker PM, chief election commissioner meet to discuss election

    The chief election commissioner (CEC), retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza, on Tuesday called on the caretaker prime minister, retired Justice Nasirul Mulk, at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to discuss the arranges for the upcoming general elections...

    "The prime minister reiterated that the caretaker government was firmly committed to providing all possible assistance to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) towards holding...

  • Chief Election Commissioner satisfied with election arrangements after visit to ECP control room

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza and Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob on Sunday visited the 'monitoring and control room' formed by the commission to receive complaints on election day...

    The two were given a briefing regarding the arrangements made for election day, and expressed satisfaction over the same...

  • Election in one of two CBKC wards today

    KARACHI: Election will be held in only one of the two wards of Cantonment Board Korangi Creek (CBKC) on Saturday when 15,933 voters will elect their councillor from the 12 candidates in the run for the seat...

    The election commission will be asked to hold the election in the ward later...

  • Decision about opening of election bags today

    ISLAMABAD: A judicial commission investigating allegations of rigging in the 2013 general elections is likely to decide on Wednesday whether it should allow the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to open the sealed election bags for retrieving around 140,000 ‘Forms 15’ to help in the inquiry...

    Also read: Commission wants ECP stance on ‘Form 15’ todayThe Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is asking for the production of Form 15 which...

  • Re-election in 33 polling stations of PP-97 today

    GUJRANWALA: The PML-N and the PTI will show their strength on Sunday (today) in re-election in 33 polling stations of PP-97 in Ghakkhar Town and Qila Dedar Singh...

    Sitting MPA Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf Warraich’s seat is at stake as his voters are angry with him when he allegedly ignored them after winning the election while petitioner Chaudhry Nasir Cheema who switched over to the PTI from the PML-Q is more confident due to his...

  • Zardari calls for participation of women in today’s Upper Dir by-election

    ISLAMABAD: PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has stressed the need for ensuring women’s participation in the by-election for a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seat in Upper Dir being held on Tuesday (today)...

    “Regardless of outcome of the by-election, tomorrow our sisters and daughters must not be deprived of their fundamental right to vote and express their political opinion without fear,” he said...

  • Verdict on Tareen’s election plea today

    MULTAN: The election tribunal will announce its verdict on the petition of former secretary general of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Jahangir Tareen on Wednesday (today) against alleged rigging in NA-154 in 2013 election...

    The election tribunal on Aug 20 had reserved its verdict after the lawyers of both the parties completed their arguments...

  • ECP promises to announce Islamabad LG election date today

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) assured the Supreme Court on Thursday that the schedule for holding the first-ever party-based local government polls in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) will be announced on Friday...

    The airport manager, however, replied that the building where the billboard had been displayed had been handed over to the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

  • Tough contest today between PPP and JUI-F in Shikarpur by-election expected

    SHIKARPUR: Although there are five contestants in the fray for the PS-11 Shikarpur by-election being held today (Thursday), the main rivals are Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh -- whose switch over to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and subsequent resignation from the assembly seat set the by-election process in motion — and Nasir Mehmood Soomro — son of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) assassinated Sindh general secretary Dr Khalid Mehmood...

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