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Moeen Akhtar being remembered today

Moeen Akhtar being remembered today

KARACHI: Today marks second death anniversary of ace comedian/actor Moeen Akhtar. He is being remembered as a top versatile artist and a very noble human being by uncountable fans in country. Moeen Akhtar stepped into the show business back in sixties and continued ruling many fields of performing arts with his spontaneous performance and intelligent


Govt’s topmost priority to hold free‚ fair,peaceful polls: Malik Habib

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Malik Habib Khan has said the topmost priority of the caretaker government is to hold peaceful‚ transparent and fair elections. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad to review law and order situation in the country‚ he directed to further tighten the security‚ enhance patrolling and increase checking at exit and entry points. He


Expired computerised identity cards valid for voting:ECP

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission has said that Computerized National Identity Card will be valid for casting of vote even after its expiry. It said that the function of the NIC is identification that it serves even after the expiry. The Election Commission has withdrawn proposal of a blank column in the ballot paper. In a statement‚

ECP directs to reshuffle bureaucracy

Election Commission releases candidates list from Sindh,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Election Commission has released the list of candidates for the general elections from Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. According to the list‚ overall 3928 candidates have qualified to contest elections for both the National and Provincial Assemblies from Sindh province. 1118 candidates will contest elections for National Assembly seats while 2810 are running for provincial


SC to hear five cases against Pevez Musharraf today

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court will conduct hearing of five cases including a case of treason against former president Pervez Musharraf today. Former president Pevez Mushrraf has been confined in only two rooms of his farmhouse, now declared a sub-jail of Adiala Jail. Superintendent Adiala Jail, Malik Mushtaq, visited Musharraf’s farmhouse on Sunday and inspected security arrangements


Two ANP workers gunned down in Pishin

PISHIN: Two activists of Awami National Party (ANP) were killed in unknown assailants’ firing at the party’s rally here. The incident occurred in Karbala area of the city when motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire on ANP workers. The deceased were ANP Unit’s president Mustafa Agha and an activist Naqeebullah. Another activist was injured in the incident.

Musharraf’s residence in Chak Shahzad sealed

A meeting in Islamabad reviews security arrangements outside Musharraf’s house

ISLAMABAD: Superintendent Adiala jail Mushtaq Awan‚ expressing concern over security arrangements outside the farm house of Pervez Musharraf has stopped media from coverage. After a visit to the residence of the former President‚ which has been declared sub jail‚ he expressed reservations over security arrangements outside the sub jail. Meanwhile‚ senior Doctor of the Adiala

Shahbaz not ready to dissolve assemblies on March 19

PML-N‚ if voted to power‚ to bring industrial revolution: Shahbaz

MIANWALI: Addressing a public meeting in Mianwali‚ Shahbaz Sharif says his party will win the elections with overwhelming majority. PML N leader Shahbaz Sharif has said‚ if his party voted to power‚ it will bring an industrial revolution in the country. Addressing a public meeting in Mianwali on Sunday‚ he expressed that PML-N will emerge


Army Chief‚ US delegation discuss Afghan reconciliation process

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan says it desires durable peace in Afghanistan‚ as it is vital for stability in the entire region. Pakistan held out the assurance during a meeting between Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and visiting US delegation headed by Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador David Pearce‚ which called on him in