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  • 5,483 in the run for 1,520 Karachi LG seats

    KARACHI: For Karachi’s 1,520 seats of chairman, vice chairman and councillors, a total of 5,483 candidates are contesting in the third and last phase of the local government election scheduled to be held on Dec 5...

    There are 209 union committees for the urban areas in the six districts of Karachi — West, Central, East, South, Malir and Korangi — and 38 union councils for the rural areas of the metropolis that only fall within the...

  • LG poll schedule announced for 1,439 Karachi seats

    KARACHI: The third phase of the local government elections began on Monday with the announcement of its poll schedule for six districts of Karachi division...

    According to the election commission, polling in Karachi division would be held on Dec 3, 2015 on 1,439 seats of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and district councils...

  • PTI to contest polls on four NA seats in Karachi

    KARACHI: Top Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leadership of Karachi, including its chief Imran Khan and key figures of its Sindh chapter, will contest the general elections from Karachi, a senior party leader said...

    He said though the names of candidates for majority of Karachi constituencies were not finalised yet, the electoral board had nominated Imran Khan, Dr Arif Alvi, Ali Zaidi and Saif ur Rahman as party candidates from Karachi for...

  • Shahbaz to run for three Karachi, two Punjab NA seats

    KARACHI/LAHORE: For the first time in past few decades, the country’s largest city is set to see the leadership of at least three major political parties contesting from its various constituencies as the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz also decided to field its president Shahbaz Sharif from here after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has opted for it...

    Mr Sharif, who assumed the party’s highest post after the...

  • Protesters gather outside Covid-19 isolation ward at Karachi hospital, demand release of ANP leader

    Dozens of people are protesting outside the Covid-19 isolation ward of Karachi's Liaquat National Hospital against the hospital management for keeping a coronavirus patient in the ward and not releasing his wife's body...

    Maqbool Kakar, the district south vice president of the Awami National Party (ANP), and his wife were shifted to the LNH after being involved in an accident while travelling from Quetta...

  • Hindus want seats on municipal corporation

    “Many Hindus residing in the garrison city want to play an active role in the democratic system and raise their voices for their community, but there is no member appointed to minority seats from the Hindu community,” he said...

    Former MNA Malik Shakil Awan said the Hindu community is scattered in the city and due to the small size of the community, it would be difficult to provide them with seats at the union council level...

  • CM’s brother, nephew win seats in Nowshera

    Mr Khattak’s brother, former MPA Liaquat Khattak, who was a PTI nominee, polled 3,834 votes, while Jawad Khattak, son of ANP leader Shahid Khan Khattak, bagged 3,060 votes...

    Similarly, the chief minister’s nephew, Ahad Khattak, son of Liaquat Khattak, received 3,826 votes against ANP’s Najum ul Hassan, who polled 3,254 votes...

  • Pakistan opposes creation of permanent seats on expanded UNSC

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has reaffirmed that it opposes the creation of new permanent seats as it is contrary to the universally agreed principles of democracy, accountability and transparency...

    Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told the UN General Assembly on the “Question of Equitable Representation in the membership of Security Council” on Friday that the Council needed to be expanded in the category of elected seats, i... ...

  • PPP grabbed 70pc LG seats in eight districts of Sindh: ECP

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party swept the first phase of the local government election in eight districts of Sindh by winning about 70 per cent of the over 3,500 seats, it emerged on Tuesday...

    On Oct 31, the LG elections were held for a total of 3,502 seats of chairman, vice chairman, district and general councillors in Sukkur, Ghotki, Khairpur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Kashmore and Kambar-Shahdadkot districts...

  • Punjab may lose 7 NA seats in new constituency delimitation

    Punjab’s share in the general seats of the National Assembly is likely to go down by as much as seven when a new constituency delimitation exercise is conducted in accordance with the population figures provisionally released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics last month...

    Out of a total of 272 geographical constituencies, the country’s biggest province currently has the majority share of 148 seats...

  • Pakistan rejects suggestions for new UN Security Council seats

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected what it termed “dysfunctional” suggestions for creation of new permanent seats in the so-called reformed Security Council as projected by certain self-appointed pretenders for a permanent seat on the most powerful organ of the world body...

    During a debate on the expansion of the Security Council, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said that “permanent seats are contrary to the...

  • PML-N leaders set to accommodate relatives on peasant seats

    RAWALPINDI: After winning all the seats of the two cantonment boards in the garrison city, the ruling PML-N is set to elect four minority and peasant members on May 29 without any hindrance...

    Sources said the PML-N local leaders would be inducting their relatives on the peasant seats of the two cantonment boards...

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