PTI’s Mehmood Khan elected KP CM

PTI’s Mehmood Khan elected KP CM

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Mehmood Khan was elected Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister on Thursday. The PTI nominee defeated Mian Nisar Gul of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal as he secured 77 votes. The MMA nominee received 33 votes. Mehmood has previously held the portfolio of sports, culture and irrigation in the province. He was also...

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PPP’s Murad Ali Shah re-elected CM Sindh

PPP’s Murad Ali Shah re-elected CM Sindh

Murad Ali Shah was elected as the Chief Minister of Sindh after he won the elections for the top slot of the province on Thursday. Shah, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party, defeated  Shahryar Mahar who was the candidate of joint opposition comprising Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and...

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PTI suspends MPA Imran Shah

PTI suspends MPA Imran Shah

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  has suspended the membership of Dr Imran Ali Shah for a month after he was caught on camera thrashing a citizen in Karachi. Shah, who was elected MPA from Karachi’s PS-129 constituency during the July 25 polls, was caught on video slapping a man multiple times in...

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Presidential election to be held on September 4

Presidential election to be held on September 4

ISLAMABAD: The presidential election will be held on September 4, the Election Commission of Pakistan announced on Thursday. According to the schedule issued by the electoral body, nomination papers for the presidential polls can be filed with the presiding officers in Islamabad and the four provinces by August 27, 12...

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Trevor Noah draws comparisons between Imran Khan, Trump in comedy show

Trevor Noah draws comparisons between Imran Khan, Trump in comedy show

“I don’t know if Prime Minister Khan will turn out exactly like Trump, all I am saying is if you are planning to move to Pakistan to escape Trump you might wanna pick some place else,” said Trevor Noah, the host of news satire TV program daily Daily Show on...

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Do not meet Maryam every day, says Nawaz

Do not meet Maryam every day, says Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is imprisoned at the Adiala Jail said he does not meet his daughter Maryam Nawaz on a daily basis. In July, Nawaz, daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar were sentenced by an accountability court in the Avenfield properties corruption reference. The court...

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PTI’s Asad Qaiser elected Speaker National Assembly

PTI’s Asad Qaiser elected Speaker National Assembly

Asad Qaiser, the candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for the slot of National Assembly Speaker, won the contest after securing 192 votes. Qaiser was elected as 21st Speaker of the Lower Chamber of the Parliament on Wednesday after the lawmakers exercised their vote through secret ballot. Qaiser secured 192 votes against...

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PML-N nominates Hamza Shehaz Sharif as Punjab’s Chief Minister

PML-N nominates Hamza Shehaz Sharif as Punjab’s Chief Minister

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Tuesday nominated party’s MPA-elect Hamza Shehbaz Sharif as Punjab Chief Minister candidate, media reported. According to a statement issued after a party meeting, the PML-N’s Punjab MPAs-elect unanimously named Hamza Shehbaz Sharif as their candidate for Punjab CM slot and Iqbal Gujjar as Punjab...

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Kashmiri students raise Pakistani flag and slogans to celebrate independence

Kashmiri students raise Pakistani flag and slogans to celebrate independence

SRINAGAR: A group of Kashmiri students raised Pakistan flag and slogans to celebrate Pakistan’s Independence day in India-Occupied Kashmir, Indian media reports said. According to Indian media reports, a group of students staged a pro-Pakistan demonstration outside Srinagar’s Islamia College of Science and Commerce and raised slogans related to Pakistan’s...

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President confers military awards to Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force on Independence Day

President confers military awards to Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force on Independence Day

ISLAMABAD: President Manmnoon Hussain has conferred military awards to the officers and soldiers of Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force on the occasion of Independence Day for their services. The awards were conferred at an investiture ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr attended by members of the armed forces and families...

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