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  • Goodwill gesture: Pakistan frees 220 Indian fishermen

    Pakistan on Sunday released 220 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters as a “goodwill gesture” to New Delhi, officials said...

    “We released 220 Indian fishermen today as a goodwill gesture,” Deputy Superintendent of Karachi's Malir prison Hassan Sehto told AFP, adding that 219 others still remain in Pakistani custody...

  • ECP invokes Article 220 to seek help in delimitation

    ISLAMABAD: In a rare exercise of its powers, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has invoked Article 220 of the Constitution to seek assistance of the federal and provincial authorities concerned in the delimitation of constituencies and revision of electoral rolls...

    A senior ECP official told Dawn that traditional lethargy had forced the commission to invoke Article 220, which reads “it shall be the duty of all executive...

  • Pakistan seeks 120 LNG cargoes for 2016-2020 delivery

    SINGAPORE: The Pakistan State Oil Company launched two tenders on Monday to buy 120 cargoes in total of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) over five years, setting a new bar for requirements following big recent purchases from Egypt and Jordan this year...

    Pakistan's call for cargoes is the biggest seen so far this year...

  • PPP alleges use of state resources in NA-120

    LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) alleges that state resources are being used to run election campaign of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz nominee in National Assembly constituency NA-120 by-election...

    Speaking at a meeting, he demanded that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) take notice of the situation as the PML-N was using public money and machinery for influencing and rigging results of the NA-120...

  • NA-120 campaign restrictions: ‘N’ to move court against ECP: Saad

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has announced moving court against the Election Commission’s code of conduct that bars any public office-holder from taking part in the electioneering for by-polls in National Assembly constituency NA-120...

    “The Election Commission has snatched political right of campaign in NA-120 for which the party will go to the court of law for getting the decision overturned,” Railways Minister Khawaja...

  • NA-120 by-polls: Court dismisses all appeals against Kulsoom Nawaz's candidacy

    Lahore High Court's appellate tribunal on Monday dismissed all appeals challenging the acceptance of PML-N candidate Kulsoom Nawaz's nomination papers for the upcoming NA-120 by-elections...

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) had filed appeals before a tribunal of the high court, challenging the acceptance of Kulsoom's nomination papers two days after they were filed at the Election Commission of...

  • A ‘roaring campaign’ in NA-120

    The rally organised by Punjab Food Minister Bilal Yasin was addressed by Maryam Nawaz who asked the participants to vote for her mother Begum Kulsoom in NA-120 by-poll...

    Objecting to the stunt, Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf candidate Dr Yasmin Rashid said the PML-N was misusing everything, be it state resources or animals, to win this election...

  • ECP takes notice of alleged misuse of public funds for NA-120 election

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday took notice of allegations that the PML-N was using the chief minister's office and provincial development funds to run an election campaign for Kulsoom Nawaz, the sister-in-law of Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif, for the NA-120 by-poll...

    PPP candidate for NA-120 Faisal Mir had a day earlier demanded that the ECP take notice of PML-N’s alleged use of public funds and government machinery...

  • Senate body wonders how banned group’s candidate got poll symbol for NA-120 election

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate committee on Tuesday expressed annoyance over the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) act of allowing a banned outfit’s candidate to contest the recently held by-poll in NA-120 (Lahore) constituency...

    Trial results of biometric verification machines in NA-120 constituency not encouraging, say officialsAn explanation on the issue had already been sought by the interior ministry...

  • 10 withdraw from NA-120 by-election race

    LAHORE: Of the 55 candidates in the run for the by-election to the National Assembly constituency NA-120 (Lahore III), 10 pulled out of the contest on Friday — the last day for withdrawal of nomination papers...

    The Election Com­mission of Pakistan (ECP) will publish a final list of the candidates on Saturday...

  • PML-N leader wants ECP to discard ban on lawmakers from campaigning for NA-120 by-election

    PML-N MNA Pervaiz Malik submitted an application to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday seeking the withdrawal of a notification barring elected representatives from campaigning in the NA-120 by-election...

    Malik, who is managing Kulsoom Nawaz's campaign in NA-120 while she undergoes treatment for lymphoma in London, argued that the ECP's August 1 notification restricting MNAs and MPAs from entering NA-120 is against...

  • NA-120 campaign: 'Attacked with conspiracies due to closeness to Nawaz,' claims Maryam

    Maryam, who was addressing a PML-N women workers' convention in Lahore as she campaigns for the NA-120 by-poll in her mother's place, claimed that she "tolerated a lot being the daughter and a close companion of Nawaz Sharif during the four years we spent in the prime minister house...

    "Maryam said that the biggest difference she noticed between her father's campaign for the 2013 General Election and that for Begum Kulsoom's NA-120...

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