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    Na 125 Lahore Recounting Definition

  • Maryam Nawaz acquires nomination papers for Lahore's NA-125 seat for 2018 polls

    PML-N's Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday obtained nomination papers to contest the upcoming elections, the first of her political career, from her party’s traditionally dominant National Assembly constituency in Lahore — NA-125, DawnNewsTV reported...

    The NA-125 constituency was NA-120 prior to delimitation ? the same constituency where her father, Nawaz Sharif, contested and won in the 2013 election...

  • Recounting Pakistan’s 9,000 year old history of pluralism

    ISLAMABAD: A film screened at the Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services (PIPS) on Tuesday took viewers through the thousands of years of spiritual history of the land where Pakistan stands today...

    The film titled ‘The Story of a Banyan Tree: 9,000 Years of Pluralistic Heritage in Pakistan’ was conceptualised by Dr Kamran Ahmed and based on his research
  • Recounting requests for NA-129, NA-131 and NA-108 accepted

    Requests for recounting in NA-129 Lahore-V, NA-131 Lahore-VII and NA-108 Faisalabad-VIII have been accepted by the returning officers of the respective constituencies...

    Questions have been raised at a number of other constituencies where the win-loss margins were very close and recounting can be expected to take place at more constituencies...

  • Recounting begins in 4 Punjab constituencies

    Recounting of ballot papers in the PP-291, PP-292, PP-285 and NA-190 constituencies began on Sunday after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) accepted multiple pleas for recounting and directed that the results be held...

    The ECP subsequently ordered recounting under Section 5 of Article 95 of the Election Act 2017...

  • RO accuses GDA's Fehmida Mirza of trying to influence vote recounting process in Badin

    Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) candidate Dr Fehmida Mirza, who had emerged victorious from NA-230 (Badin-II) according to preliminary results of the 2018 polls, is trying to influence the recounting process — returning officer (RO) Arif Rajput complained to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday...

    When the recount resumed again the next day, the RO claims that Dr Mirza "started creating nuisance and tried to create...

  • ECP approves 15 NA, 11 PA constituencies for new round of recounting

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday issued a list of 26 national and provincial assembly constituencies where recounting has been approved...

    NA-129 (Lahore-VII), where NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq was declared victorious against PTI's Aleem Khan, will also be recounted, while requests by his fellow PML-N ticket-holders Baleeghur Rehman (NA-170 Bahawalpur-I), Rana Muhammad Hayat Khan (NA-140 Kasur-I), Rana Afzaal Hussain...

  • PPP warns of street protests if results changed without recounting

    Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) candidate Dr Fehmida Mirza, who had emerged victorious from NA-230 (Badin-II) according to preliminary results of the 2018 polls, is trying to influence the recounting process, returning officer (RO) Arif Rajput complained to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday...

    When the recount resumed again the next day, the RO claimed that Dr Mirza “started creating nuisance and tried to create...

  • 4,000 high-definition CCTV cameras to be installed across Karachi

    KARACHI: The Sindh police have decided to install 4,000 high definition 12 megapixel closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras across Karachi in a major move to replace and augment the existing 2,200 cameras, which have become so obsolete that their footage provides little help in identifying suspects or even registration number of vehicles used in a crime...

  • Eluding definition

    AS everyone knows, the demand for the law minister’s resignation cloaked another unarticulated desire: that Pakistan should be an Islamic state...

    But what exactly does that mean?In post-Shah Iran, in Afghanistan during the Taliban’s Islamic Emirate, and more recently in parts of Iraq and Syria, clerics have claimed that the governments they established were not only religiously correct but also, more broadly, part of new Islamic states
  • Dar wants definition of ‘federal govt’ amended

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday called for amending the definition of the government to ensure smooth running of state affairs...

    “Our hands will be tied and it will not be possible to carry out work unless the current definition is reversed,” he said while winding up the budget discussion in the Senate, which was followed by adoption of a set of recommendations formulated by the Senate’s standing committee on...

  • UN body concerned over inconsistent definition of child

    The committee concluded the review on Thursday in Geneva and raised concerns about the lack of harmonisation of the laws with the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an inconsistent and conflicting definition of the child throughout the legislation and across provinces...

    The committee’s experts expressed concerns about regression in the protection of the rights of the child caused by the introduction of new laws,...

  • Modern slavery definition

    The Walk Free Foundation uses a broader definition to identify people trapped in slavery-like conditions — people working in exploitative conditions, women lured with the promise of better jobs and then trapped in prostitution, migrant workers allowed only restricted movement, those in forced labour and debt bondage and children facing exploitation...

    Though instruments, such as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions...

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