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  • Phase-wise local govt elections in Sindh, Punjab likely

    ISLAMABAD: The idea of holding local government elections in phases in Sindh and Punjab appears to be gaining momentum with both the provincial governments seeking staggered polls for better management — a proposal that also suits the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

    A senior ECP official told Dawn on Wednesday that the commission had received a recommendation from the National Assembly’s standing committee on parliamentary...

  • Siraj opposes phase-wise LG elections in Punjab

    LAHORE: Jamaat-i-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq has expressed reservations over Punjab government’s decision of holding the local body polls in phases and has termed it a tactic to achieve the desired results...

    He called upon the Punjab government to change its decision in this regard...

  • Population along Jhelum River evacuated amid high flood warning

    “Heavy downpour may generate exceptional high flood at Mangla upstream in River Jhelum and at Marala, Khanki and Qadirabad in Chenab,” it warns, predicting medium flood in the nullahs of Chenab and Ravi and tributaries of the River Kabul during the next 48 hours...

    EVACUATION: The local administration in Jhelum has evacuated the population residing along the bank of the Jhelum as well as on the river bed after the authorities at...

  • Sindh CM asks Centre to release block-wise census data

    ISLAMABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah asked the federal government on Tuesday to release block-wise data of the census to allay fears of political parties...

    Mr Shah was of the view that it would be easier for the stakeholders to verify the block-wise figures, so that if someone had objections to the data, the exercise could be carried out again in those areas where any irregularity was found...

  • North Korea says Trump isn't screwy at all, a wise choice for president

    A column carried on Tuesday by DPRK Today, one of the reclusive and dynastic state's mouthpieces, described Trump as a “wise politician” and the right choice for United States voters in the Nov 8 US presidential election...

    “It turns out that Trump is not the rough-talking, screwy, ignorant candidate they say he is, but is actually a wise politician and a prescient presidential candidate,” said the column, written by a China-based...

  • ‘Wise’ taxes to foster greener fuels: IMF

    But she said the taxes must be “wise”...

    “Wise taxes must be introduced step by step, such that budgets and households can adjust and new technologies can gain momentum,” she said, adding: “Paris recently saw humanity’s worst side...

  • Nisar should heed wise counsel

    Who wouldn’t recall his lament in parliament when Pakistan’s enemy number one, the mass murderer Hakeemullah Mehsud, was taken out by a missile fired from a US drone? Nisar Ali Khan was so outraged that the floor of the house shook with his anger because the man he was so keen to negotiate with was no more...

    If someone else matched the interior minister’s sense of outrage at Mehsud’s killing it was the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief...

  • Nisar wants leadership to make ‘wise’ decisions

    TAXILA: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is going through a critical phase as the ruling party...

    He said that Pakistan was facing threats at internal and external levels and unfortunately some “friends” were also involved in hatching a conspiracy to weaken the “pillars of the country”...

  • Fafen seeks age-wise data to determine number of voters

    ISLAMABAD: Shocked by serious discrepancies in voter-to-population proportions across the country, the Free and Fair Election Network (Fafen) has called for age-wise data of population to determine the exact number of citizens eligible to vote in the next general elections...

    The network, which is an amalgam of over four dozen NGOs, said that availability of data on the age composition of the population would enable a realistic...

  • Not alone in saying confrontation with judiciary is not wise, says Nisar

    Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday that there is no difference of opinion among PML-N party leaders that confrontation with the higher judiciary of the country is not a wise idea...

    "The senior PML-N leader stressed he was not alone in advocating a policy free of clash with the judiciary, saying that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif propagate the same...

  • ECP report shows disparity in constituency-wise vote numbers

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday issued a preliminary report of the draft proposals for the delimitation of constituencies of the national and provincial assemblies for the upcoming general elections in the country, with more than 30 unusually large and small constituencies in terms of population...

    While the average population per constituency calculated on the basis of the last year census findings in...

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