ECP completes arrangements for 2018 by-elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all necessary arrangements for holding of bye-elections in 36 constituencies on October 14. According to an ECP official, the elections will be held for


Punjab just won’t let go of PML-N

What took wind out of PTI’s sails? PML-N’s surprising performance in the by-polls has put all the rumours to rest — Punjab remains the bastion. For detractors, PML-N is alive and thriving;


A dog in the manger policy

Reluctant to invest in the region, US opposes CPEC Realising the gravity of the financial crunch Pakistan is currently facing China has endorsed its decision to seek IMF support. Beijing has however




Media Watch: This guy? Seriously?

No, not his finest hour. Farrukh Saleem, the newly-appointed government spokesperson for economic issues, had a tough time fielding questions from the ever-sharp, ever-unyielding Shahzaib Khanzada. Seeing the to-and-fro between the two,


All-rounder Sohail Tanvir to represent Quetta in PSL 2019

KARACHI: The first significant trade of this year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL) trade window is now official with experienced left-arm pacer and low order batsman Sohail Tanvir moving from Multan Sultans to


PTI saves face in Punjab with populist budget

–Govt presents over Rs2 trillion budget in Punjab Assembly –Allocates Rs238 billion for annual development expenditures, Rs373 billion for education, Rs284 billion for health department  –Rs50.5 billion apportioned for supply of clean water, proper


CM approves Rs72.5bn poverty reduction strategy

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday approved poverty reduction strategy under which an investment approximately Rs72.5 billion will be made through interventions would in education, health, water and


Capital police nab 527 gangsters

-8 blind murders traced in current year ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have emerged successful against criminal gangs involved in crimes of heinous nature as they arrested a total of 527 gangsters besides, busting

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