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  • More mobile phones snatched in Karachi this year than in 2013

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was on Tuesday informed that mobile phone snatching had increased during the current year as so far 14,051 cell phones were snatched compared to 12,187 in 2013 in Karachi...

    Inspector General of Police Dr Kaleem Imam briefed the meeting on police performance with crime statics during the calendar year...

  • Hyderabad Police clears Umar Akmal in 'dance party' case

    Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was cleared by the Hyderabad police on Monday after the 25-year-old was alleged to have been involved in 'unethical activities' at a party in the city...

    The hard-hitting batsman came under fire after he was allegedly involved in an incident that bought 'disrepute to Pakistan cricket' at an event which the police described as a 'dance party'...

  • 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 RMS was developed with the assistance of UNDP as a standalone system to be provided to the office of each RO and it was anticipated that being a new initiative breakdowns and malfunctions could occur...

  • 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...

  • Gen Kayani influenced 2013 election, says PTI's Naeemul Haque

    Haque made the comments on Geo TV's 'Aaj Shahzaib Khanzada Kay Saath' on Monday night where he said his party lost the elections because of the former army chief...

    Hours later, the PTI leader issued a clarification saying in a tweet: "My comments on Geo last night about General Kayani were my own and do not reflect [the] party['s] stance in any way...

  • Rs55m farm tax recovered in 2013-14

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh government received Rs55 million of agriculture tax from 2,918 agriculturalists and account-holders in Hyderabad division during 2013-14...

    This was stated by Hyderabad Additional Commissioner-I Sajjad Haider Shah while presiding over a meeting about agriculture income tax at his office on Thursday, according to a handout...

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