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  • Tehreek-i-Insaf retains NA seat in Peshawar by-election

    PESHAWAR: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf retained its National Assembly seat, NA-4, Peshawar IV, in Thursday’s by-elections as its candidate, Arbab Amir Ayub, defeated rivals by a big margin...

    At the time of the filing of this report, the unofficial election results from 227 of the total of 269 polling stations compiled by the Election Commission of Pakistan through the new Result Transmission System (RTS) showed that Arbab Amir...

  • Tehreek-i-Insaf major winning party in KP cantt elections

    PESHAWAR: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf emerged as the major winning party in the Saturday’s cantonment board elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    According to the unofficial election results, PTI was the winner in 10 of the 32 wards in the province’s 11 cantonment boards, independent candidates in 15, Jamaat-i-Islami in three, Awami National Party in two and Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz one each... ...

  • Crackdown on Tehreek-i-Insaf in Islamabad protested

    KOHAT: The PTI workers on Friday staged a protest outside the Fortress Ground, the venue of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s public meeting, against the police’s crackdown on the party’s youth convention in Islamabad...

    Shouting slogans against the PM and the government, the protesters set old tyres on fire
  • Zahir Shah rejects Khattak’s ‘offer’ to join Tehreek-i-Insaf

    PESHAWAR: Former PPP provincial president Syed Zahir Ali Shah has claimed KP Chief Minister Pervez formally offered him to join the ruling PTI of late but he declined the offer...

    He also insisted earlier, Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq and PML-N senior vice president Amir Muqam, too, had invited him to join their respective parties
  • Tehreek-i-Insaf to form next govt on its own in KP

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is set to form its second consecutive government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on its own by securing a simple majority in the provincial assembly...

    The Imran Khan-led party had secured 34 provincial assembly seats in the 2013 elections before installing government with the support of Jamaat-i-Islami, Qaumi Watan Party, and Awami Jamhoori Ittehad Pakistan, which was later merged with it...

  • Tehreek-i-Insaf to get seven NA women reserved seats from KP

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is set to secure seven of the nine National Assembly seats reserved for women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa followed by the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, which will get one such seat each...

    Similarly, of the 22 provincial assembly seats reserved for women, the PTI will get at least 16 seats followed by two seats by the MMA and one seat each by the Awami National Party,...

  • Tehreek-i-Insaf to bag three tribal districts reserved seats in PA

    PESHAWAR: As five of the six independent MPAs elected from merged tribal districts lately have joined political parties, the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is set to secure two Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seats reserved for women, while the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl and Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), new entrant to the province’s politics, will bag one seat each...

    JUI-F, BAP will get one seat eachSpokesperson of the Election...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • New York museum looks at African art with new eyes

    NEW YORK: African art rarely thrives in the Western art museum...

    As a magnificent exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art draws to a close, however, it’s clear that not only can African art speak intelligently and viscerally within the Western art museum, it can destabilise the underpinnings of the museum itself...

  • New York City police 'aware' of new IS video threat

    NEW YORK: New York police said Wednesday they were aware of a new self-styled Islamic State (IS) video targeting the city but stressed there was "no current or specific threat...

    "As the video emerged just days after the deadly terror attacks in Paris, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed that "New York City will not be intimidated...

  • US Open: A new Federer for New York?

    A new Federer for New York?“I love coming to New York, but also again I'm quite happy to leave it again because every week in New York is intense,” Federer told the AP...

    I like New York, what it offers: museums, restaurants, places to stop and shop and visit...

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