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    200 Prize Bond List 2013 Faisalabad Airport

  • Prize bond dealer robbed of Rs2.76m

    RAWALPINDI: A prize bond dealer was robbed of bonds valuing Rs2...

    Waqar Ahmed, who is associated with a trading company in Raja Bazaar, was going to office after purchasing 186 prize bonds worth Rs15,000 each from the State Bank of Pakistan on The Mall...

  • J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

    Coetzee and US Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced on Wednesday for Britain’s prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction...

    Coetzee, who lives in Australia, is the early bookies’ favourite and will become the first triple Booker winner if he takes the prize...

  • Dubai airport scraps over 200 flights after Emirates crash

    DUBAI: Traffic at Dubai airport remained disrupted on Thursday with 237 flights cancelled, a day after an Emirates plane crash-landed and shut down the Middle East’s busiest airport for several hours...

    The airport resumed operations with reduced capacity around four hours after a Boeing 777 flying from India with 300 people on board crash-landed and caught fire...

  • Foreign tourists to Pakistan more than triple since 2013

    Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) data showed that international tourists have more than tripled since 2013 to 1...

    Tourism and travel's direct contribution to the GDP in 2016 ranks Pakistan at 47th place in a list of 185 countries in terms of absolute contribution, and 136th place in terms of relative contribution to the GDP...

  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

    Sato covered Tokyo assembly elections for the broadcaster in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month...

  • ECP rejects PTI claim of manipulation of 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan rejected on Wednesday Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s claim that the 2013 general elections were systematically manipulated or influenced by design...

    The ECP rejected the allegations that numerous unauthorised and unlawful changes were made in the final polling scheme for constituencies in violation of the Representation of People’s Act 1976 and said a list of polling stations had been...

  • ECP asked to provide details of ballot papers printed for 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ombudsman’s Secretariat has taken notice of the refusal by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide record pertaining to ballot papers printed for 2013 general elections to an applicant, observing that it was not justified and amounted to a violation of spirit of the Freedom of Information Ordinance (FIO) 2002...

    2013 by the federal Ombudsman’s institutional reforms act, 2013,” the communiqué sent to...

  • Turkey acquits all 26 leaders of 2013 protests

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted more than two dozen activists who helped launch mass protests in 2013 against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after a trial slammed by rights campaigners...

    The 26 suspects are all leaders of Taksim Solidarity, an umbrella group of civil society, union and political groups at the forefront of the May-June 2013 demonstrations that marked the biggest challenge yet to the dominance of the...

  • ECP rejects ex-official’s allegations of rigging in 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has dismissed allegations levelled by its former additional secretary Mohammad Afzal Khan that the 2013 general elections were massively rigged and said that no proof exists to substantiate his claims...

    Afzal Khan claimed in a television interview that people’s mandate was stolen in the 2013 elections and he accused former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of being involved...

  • Pundits predict repeat of voting patterns from 2013 election

    RAWALPINDI: The results of the cantonment board elections are likely to be a reflection of the results of the 2013 elections with Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N and Imran Khan’s PTI emerging as the two strongest parties...

    In the 2013 general elections, PML-N won NA-52, where Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was the successful candidate, and NA-54 where Malik Abrar was victorious...

  • Most voters stay loyal to their 2013 favourites

    LAHORE: Despite being witness to so many tumultuous political happenings since the last time the nation went to polls, a good number of voters in NA-120 still side with the party on the polling day they had voted for in 2013...

    Ali Sufian of Mozang Adda said he voted for the PTI candidate in 2013 and did so again on Sunday...

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