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  • Case for Milli Muslim League's registration pending: ECP

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) declared on Wednesday that it had yet to take a decision on the case pertaining to registration of the Milli Muslim League (MML)...

    No candidate contested recent by-election in Lahore on the Milli Muslim League ticketHe clarified that no candidate had contested the recent by-election for the NA-120 constituency in Lahore on the ticket of MML...

  • Ban sought on Milli Muslim League

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ban a new party backed by Hafiz Saeed, who carries a $10 million US bounty on his head for alleged involvement in 2008 terrorist attacks in India, officials said on Friday...

    On Friday, ECP spokesman Haroon Shinwari said they would assess the status of the Milli Muslim League (MML) on Oct 11 when a five-judge panel of the commission would meet in...

  • Muttahida Muslim League in the offing

    LAHORE: Leaders of different factions of Muslim League gathered at the residence of former governor of Punjab Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa here on Saturday and discussed modalities for launching the Muttahida Muslim League (MML)...

    They discussed bringing all factions of Muslim League, except the one led by Nawaz Sharif, and disgruntled leaders and workers of PML-N on the platform of the proposed MML...

  • Search for a new ‘Muslim League’ intensifies

    LAHORE: Efforts have been intensified to form a ‘new party’, under the possible title of United Muslim League and the leadership of former president Gen Pervez Musharraf and Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain ahead of local body polls...

    Dawn has learnt Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Pervaiz Elahi have been authorised by the PML-Q stalwarts to discuss the proposed plan with All Pakistan Muslim League president Gen Musharraf, PML-F chief Pir...

  • US may slap terrorist designation on Milli Muslim League

    WASHINGTON: The United States could add Milli Muslim League and some other Pakistan-based groups to a list of organisations that use terrorism to promote their agenda, diplomatic sources told Dawn...

    When Dawn contacted the State Department for comment on the reports that the United States could add more Pakistan-based groups to its list of terrorist outfits, an official said: “While Pakistan is an important partner for achieving US...

  • Musharraf vows to unite Muslim League factions

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chairman retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has vowed to make a third major political force in the country by uniting all factions of the Muslim League to build what he called ‘a new Pakistan’...

    In a telephonic address to a public meeting of his All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) here on Sunday, Mr Musharraf said he would soon return to the country and head a united Muslim...

  • ECP’s decision not to register JuD-backed Milli Muslim League as political party set aside

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday set aside the decision of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to reject the application of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD)’s political front Milli Muslim League (MML) for registration as a political party without providing an opportunity of hearing to it...

    IHC sends case back to commission to hear it afresh and provide hearing opportunity to petitioner“Article 17 (2) of the Constitution...

  • Milli Muslim League announces to contest election from Allahu Akbar Tehreek's platform

    The Milli Muslim League (MML) — a political face of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaatud Dawa — after repeatedly failing to get itself registered with the Election Commission of Pakistan, has announced to contest the upcoming general election from the platform of Allahu Akbar Tehreek (AAT)...

    When asked about the possibility of an alliance with other parties, the spokesperson said that the party is in talks with Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid...

  • ‘Struggle for promotion of Punjabi to continue’

    LAHORE: The National Conference of Languages and Cultures will be held next month to highlight the hurdles impeding recognition of all languages of Pakistan, according to World Punjabi Congress Chairman Fakhar Zaman...

    He was addressing at the International Vaisakhi Punjabi Mushaira here on Sunday...

  • POETRY: GERMAN CADENCES IN PUNJABI

    However, Mushtaq Soofi takes it upon himself to translate Brecht’s poems into Punjabi...

    Soofi, himself being a Punjabi poet of repute and scholar with a command over the English language as well, could be someone who would aptly meet the challenge of translating Brecht into Punjabi...

  • A Punjabi writer with no formal education

    Gifted with a sharp eye and a seeker’s heart, Punjabi poet and novelist Nazar Hussain Jani was born to a daily-wage labourer in the small village of Goppay Raaey at the bank of the Ravi on the outskirts of Lahore...

    Jani is grateful to Sadiq Pervaiz of Bazm-i-Jehan-i-Waris for introducing him to the poetry of Punjabi classical poet Waris Shah...

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