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PTI will keep doors open for Zaeem Qadri, says Aleem Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Zaeem Qadri parted ways with his party and announced to contest the upcoming elections as an independent candidate after being denied party ticket. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) seems to gain advantage to bring the staunch loyalist to their camp. PTI leader Aleem Khan said the doors are always open for Zaeem Qadri …

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People made mad by slapping heavy taxes repeatedly on petroleum products: CJP

KARACHI:  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked people have been made mad by repeatedly levying heavy taxes on petroleum products. A Supreme Court (SC) bench headed by CJP Mian Saqib Nisar took up for hearing case pertaining to determination of prices of petroleum products and additional tax in Karachi registry Thursday. Deputy MD Pakistan State Oil …

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Defence ministry agrees to provide 350,000 troops for election 2018

ISLAMABAD: Defense Ministry has agreed to provide services of 350,000 army personal during the general election 2018. As preparations for the elections entered final phase, The Election Commission of Pakistan has  sought services of 350,000 troops for security. Sources told Geo News that the Ministry of Defence had given informal response to the ECP’s application. The sources said that the …

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Hamza’s net assets worth over Rs411 million, Shahbaz owns 675 kanals land

PML-N scion Hamza Shahbaz has declared that his net assets are worth over Rs411 million while his father, former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif, owns 675 kanals of land within Pakistan and possesses assets totalling over Rs159m. The financial details of the two PML-N leaders and their dependents were mentioned in the statements of assets and liabilities submitted by them …

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Con-men claiming to bring change in 100 days, says Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday criticised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) 100-day reform plan. While addressing the media in Islamabad’s press club earlier today, the veteran politician called PTI members ‘con-men’. “You don’t have 53 senators to pass even a single law,” Iqbal remarked. “Would the 40 senators, that you will have to form a coalition with, be from …

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Interior Minister admits giving relief to Zulfi Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Interior minister Azam Khan confessed on Thursday that he allowed Pakistn Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s close aide Zulfi Bukhari to travel abroad. In a briefing to Senate Standing Committee on Interior on Thursday, Azam explained that he was informed by the interior secretary that Bukhari wanted to travel to Saudi Arabia with PTI chief to perform Umrah, but was …

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Shehbaz Sharif accessible in all languages now

An example for national electioneering campaign Shehbaz Sharif’s electioneering game is going to cost the opponents. In pursuit of reaching out to masses, his office has started his twitter handles in 6 different regional languages including, Sindhi, Balochi, Pashto, Brahui, Punjabi and Saraiki. In addition to this, President PML-N Shehbaz Sharif has started first ‘Election Strategic Move’ by sharing one fact about his delivery in Punjab. Apparently, …

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Imran Khan, Zardari, Maryam Nawaz amongst 2,700 electoral candidates facing charges

ISLAMABAD: Over 2,700 candidates in the run for general elections 2018 are facing charges over an assortment of cases. Sources have revealed that around 401 candidates from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have been found face to face with multiple charges. This includes 588 ticket holders of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), 485 from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), 135 candidates hailing from Muttahida …

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‘Can’t polish Hamza’s boots’, will contest election as independent candidate, says Zaeem Qadri

PML-N leader Zaeem Qadri on Thursday became vocal about his differences with the party leadership and announced that he will contest the upcoming general election from Lahore’s NA-133 seat as an independent candidate. “I cannot polish Hamza Shahbaz’s boots,” Qadri said during a press conference in Lahore. He further announced that two of his aides — Syed Imran Ali Shah …

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Man stuck under trailer truck succumbs to wounds in Karachi

KARACHI: Dereliction of duty on the part of Sindh police and local government came to spotlight after a man succumbed to injuries after being stuck under a trailer truck for two hours. A speeding truck ran over people in Karachi’s Landhi area on Wednesday, wounding two people severely. A man got stuck under the trailer truck and started to bleed …

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