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  • Kaira named PPP’s Central Punjab president, Chan his deputy

    LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday appointed former information minister Qamar Zaman Kaira as Central Punjab chapter president of the party and ex-MNA Nadeem Afzal Chan as the secretary general...

    The party’s coordination committee for Central Punjab met at the Bilawal House in Bahria Town where the decisions were announced...

  • PML-Q wants CM or deputy PM spots in return for supporting PTI in Punjab

    The PML-Q has demanded the post of Punjab chief minister or deputy prime minister as a condition for forming a coalition provincial government with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), a source within the PML-Q told DawnNewsTV on Sunday...

    According to sources within the PML-Q, the party has sent its demands for supporting PTI in Punjab to the PTI's senior leadership for consideration...

  • PML-N ends boycott of Punjab deputy speaker election after talks with PTI

    LAHORE: The PML-N has alleged horse-trading and use of arm-twisting in the elections for the slots of speaker and deputy speaker of the Punjab Assembly held on Thursday...

    The tally of votes increased to 159 in the contest for the position of deputy speaker when they threatened to jam the democratic system through a vigorous protest against the rigging, he added...

  • Nato appoints first woman as deputy head

    NATO on Monday appointed Rose Gottemoeller as deputy head of the US-led alliance, the first woman to hold the post, a statement said...

    Stoltenberg said the appointment of the first woman to the deputy post was a “milestone” for Nato ...

  • One-on-one contest for KP Assembly deputy speaker today

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz are in one-to-one competition for the office of the deputy speaker of the provincial assembly taking place today (Tuesday)...

    The PTI has filed nomination papers of special assistant to the chief minister on social welfare Dr Mehar Taj Roghani, while PML-N fielded Arbab Akbar Hayat Khan for the office of the deputy speaker on Monday...

  • KP assembly elects first ever woman deputy speaker

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Tuesday elected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Dr Mehar Taj Roghani as the new deputy speaker — the first ever woman to take up the post...

    Office of the deputy speaker has been lying vacant since October 2014 after the then deputy speaker Imtiaz Shahid was appointed the minister for law and parliamentary affairs...

  • BHC restrains deputy commissioners from disbursement of funds

    QUETTA: A division bench of Balochistan High Court has suspended implementation of different notifications issued by local governments and asked the additional chief secretary of planning and development to restrain deputy commissioners from disbursing funds allocated under these notifications...

    He said that funds should have been disbursed by deputy commissioners on the recommendation of members of provincial assembly...

  • Afghan deputy governor 'abducted' from Peshawar

    An Afghan province's Deputy Governor, Muhammad Nabi Ahmadi, was "abducted" from Peshawar on Friday, Afghan Consul General Moin Mrastyal said on Saturday, though Pakistani law enforcement agencies said they had no information on the incident...

    According to the Afghan diplomat, Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Afghanistan's Kunar province, was abducted from Peshawar's Dabgar area...

  • Former deputy convener Nasir Jamal quits MQM-P, joins PSP

    KARACHI: Former deputy convener and senior leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Nasir Jamal parted ways with the party and announced to join Mustafa Kamal-led Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) on Thursday...

    A few days ago, Karachi’s deputy mayor and senior MQM-P leader Arshad Vohra quit the party and joined the PSP...

  • Kunar’s deputy governor abducted in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD: The deputy governor of Afgha­nistan’s Kunar province, Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, was kidnapped from Peshawar’s Dabgari area on Friday, officials said...

    However, it is being speculated that the incident could be linked to a political rivalry or an operation against the militant Islamic State group taking place in the Afghan province where Mr Ahmadi is serving as the deputy governor...

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