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PPP not offering a package to PML-Q: Firdous

Federal Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan said the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had not doled out any formula and package to Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), rather negotiations were underway to strengthen ties

ZAB’s execution ‘a blunder’, says Gilani

Prime Minister (PM) Yousaf Raza Gilani told a public meeting after the inauguration of a sub-campus of the Agriculture University here on Sunday that the execution of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s founder

NJC stresses use of Information Tech

The three-day National Judicial Conference finished here at the Supreme Court on Sunday with a stress on the use of state-of-the-art and contextually relevant information technology (IT) to resolve the widely-known problems

Hashmi, Qureshi on their way out of PML-N, PPP

Javed Hashmi and Shah Mehmood Qureshi, two upright politicians from Multan, are on their way out of their respective political parties – the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan People’s Party

Qureshi says PPP is divided

Former foreign affairs minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi stated categorically on Sunday that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) was divided in two groups, with one intoxicated with power and busy robbing the country

Afghanistan seeks Pakistan’s help

Afghanistan has sought Pakistan’s help to engage in a peace dialogue with the Haqqani network, the most influential Taliban faction, and said that the Pak-Afghan Joint Commission established recently for the promotion

IMF rejects sixth tranche

The International Monetary Fund once again rejected Pakistan’s request to release the sixth tranche of $1.3 billon under the Stand-By Arrangement Programme on Sunday. Reportedly, the IMF has conditioned the release with

Shahbaz wants Karachi to be province

Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday called for the creation of new provinces in Sindh as being demanded in Punjab, adding that Karachi should be made a province as well.

JUI’s return to govt impossible: Fazl

JUI Amir Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that the return of the JUI to the present setup is impossible and added the country is facing several crises which the rulers cannot overcome.

BNP rejects census in Afghan refugees’ presence

Balochistan National Party (Mengal) has rejected the ongoing census in the province and declared that in the presence of millions of Afghan refugees census in Balochistan was unacceptable. BNP Central Secretary Information