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  • Lawmakers lose interest in drawn-out sitting

    Of the 14 questions on agenda, only one was taken up, while 11 lapsed and two were kept pending...

    Calling attention notice of MPAs Lawmakers lose interest in drawn-out sitting Sobai Shahid and Mohammad Idrees also lapsed as they were not present in the house...

  • Sitting with Aussies last straw for Edgar

    WELLINGTON: Bruce Edgar said on Sunday that lack of support and having to watch the World Cup final sitting among Australia players’ wives and girlfriends were factors in him stepping down as a New Zealand cricket selector...

    Edgar, credited with being one of the brains behind the Black Caps’ revival over the past year, resigned last week claiming he received little support from New Zealand officials...

  • Place honour killing bill in joint sitting, Rabbani asks govt

    Earlier, the chairman directed Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Aftab Shaikh to ensure that the eight bills, including the one against honour killings, which had been passed by the Senate but lapsed because of the government’s failure to get them through the National Assembly within the stipulated 90-day period, were part of the agenda of a joint sitting of parliament which the government had been planning to get the laws passed......

  • Sindh PA sitting ends amid Muttahida protest

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly session was prorogued sine die on Friday amid uproar by Muttahida Qaumi Movement legislators over deputy speaker’s rejection of an adjournment motion moved by a colleague discussing plight of over 33,000 allottees who were deprived of plots in Gulistan-i-Sarmast Housing Scheme, Hyderabad, despite having paid Rs7 billion collectively...

    Before the ruling, Minister for Local Government Jam Khan Shoro opposed...

  • NAB sitting on complaints against builder

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau headquarters has directed its Lahore office to hold a ‘fact-finding inquiry’ to ascertain why no complaint verification has been carried since 2007 (till date) against different housing projects of a leading builder...

    In an official correspondence, the NAB (monitoring and complaint cell) has expressed surprise why the matter of Eden Housing Ltd has been kept into complaint verification (level)...
  • PM sitting on CDA’s ‘lucrative plan’

    ISLAMABAD: While the Supreme Court is deliberating upon the Capital Development Authority (CDA)’s ‘lucrative plan’ to develop an upscale housing colony on the land of the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), no one in the federal government is ready to comment on the issue...

  • Capital admin sitting on land record computerisation

    In January this year, the federal government disassociated the IT ministry from the project and directed the capital administration to complete the work...

    “In the beginning of this year, the government tasked the capital administration with the computerisation of the land record...

  • Journalists boycott PA sitting

    PESHAWAR: Journalists boycotted covering the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s sitting on Tuesday over the alleged derogatory remarks of a Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F lawmaker against them...

    Speaker Asad Qaisar, who was presiding over the sitting, nonetheless, didn’t take notice of Mr Khan’s remarks...

  • PIA’s fate to be decided at joint sitting of parliament

    ISLAMABAD: A crucial joint sitting of parliament that commences on Monday (today) will not only determine the future of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), but will also set the tone for the two remaining years of this government’s tenure...

    Yet again, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar — who is Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s point man — will attempt to take the opposition into confidence over the government’s intentions regarding PIA,...

  • Senate to take up resolutions for joint sitting

    Under Article 70(3) of the Consti­tution, if a bill is rejected or not passed by a house within 90 days, “the bill at the request of the house in which it originated shall be considered in a joint sitting” of parliament...

    Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani had on more than one occasion bemoaned that progressive legislation passed by the upper house had often been ignored by the assembly...

  • AJK Legislative Assembly, council sitting approves amendments to constitution

    MUZAFFARABAD: The PML-N dominated joint sitting of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and the AJK Council on Friday approved amendments to the AJK Constitution abolishing the council’s administrative and financial powers and reducing it to an advisory body...

    On its part, the AJK government was hopeful of getting the requisite approval from the federal cabinet by Tuesday, which was why it had summoned the joint sitting...

  • 'One manifesto, one symbol, one party': MQM, PSP announce plans for 2018 elections

    The leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) set aside their bitter rivalry on Wednesday to announce that they were gearing up for the eventual consolidation of their political forces and that they would contest the 2018 general elections under "one name, one manifesto, one symbol and one party...

    "On behalf of the Pak Sarzameen Party, I endorse Farooq Sattar Bhai's position when he says that we want...

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