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NA-53: RO rejects Imran, Shahid Khaqan and Gulalai’s nomination papers

June 19, 2018 – 4:37 pm

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejected on Tuesday the nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Sardar Mehtab Abbasi, along with Ayesha Gulalai, who had been affiliated with the PTI in the past, for the NA-53 constituency of Islamabad.


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

Interim Government in Balochistan has no connection with any political party: Assures caretaker CM

QUETTA: The Interim Government in Balochistan will make sure impartial and peaceful elections in Balochistan which is our prime responsibility towards people of Balochistan. Alla ud Din Marri said.

By Our Reporter June 20, 2018 – 2:40 am

People must oust political parties spreading hate during elections: Lashkari Raisani

QUETTA: Division of Balochistan on ethnic level has pushed back the province into further backwardness, people should oust such political parties and leaders through ballot box. Senior BNP leader said.

June 20, 2018 – 2:15 am

Unity is only solution to clinch Balochistan’s due rights, says Akhtar Mengal

QUETTA: The Balochistan National Party BNP Mengal Chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal vowed of intensifying struggle for Balochistan’s rights if people give BNP a chance during elections.

June 20, 2018 – 2:00 am

EDITORAL

TTP Chief’s eliminated

At last the dreaded commander of the banned terrorist organisation, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has been killed in a US-operated drone attack in Kunar province of Afghanistan, reportedly conducted on 13th June.

June 20, 2018

Celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr with a difference

We are celebrating Eidul Fitre today with due fervour and solemnity at the end of holy month of Ramazan or month of fasting. Naturally we will try to carry along all our relatives who are poor having no means to celebrate the Eid in a proper manner.

June 16, 2018

Sheikh Rashid’s disqualification

The Supreme Court of Pakistan announced its verdict in favor of Awami Muslim League leader Sheikh Ahmed Rashid in the misdeclaration of assets case against him.

June 15, 2018

EDITOR'S BLOG

OPINION

Will Sadiq Sanjrani’s appointment as Senate chairman help Balochistan in any way?
By Shezad Baloch – March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018 – 10:48 pm

Whether in the realm of politics or natural resources, Balochistan has always been a target for exploitation by politicians and other powerful forcesin Pakistan. Whenever Balochistan is mentioned, it isinvariably described as “the least developed region of Pakistan.”  It is always “volatile,” “neglected,” or “backward;” the region with “the worst health indicators” and“the poorest infrastructure;”the place where a majority of children are out of school and there is little access to even basic education.


PAKISTAN

Imran demands replacement of KP governor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan has demanded the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa be replaced, stating that the process of free and fair elections would be threatened if the latter continued to hold office.

By News Desk – June 19, 2018
ECP constitutes tribunals to hear appeals on nomination papers
By News Desk
June 19, 2018 – 10:00 pm

Assets details of caretaker PM, Punjab CM issued
By News Desk
June 19, 2018 – 9:55 pm



SPORTS

Senegal Sneaks Pasts Poland in World Cup Clash

Senegal got Africa’s first win of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Poland in Moscow on Tuesday. The team was helped by two fluky goals: a deflection, and a score by a player who was apparently unnoticed by the Poland defense.

By Sports Desk – June 19, 2018