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MQM proposes five names for caretaker CM in Sindh

MQM proposes five names for caretaker CM in Sindh

MQM proposes five names for caretaker CM in Sindh

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has proposed fives names for the slot of caretaker Chief Minister in Sindh, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on Friday. Those nominated by the MQM for the top Sindh slot in the caretaker government include Justice (retd.) Nasir Aslam Zahid, Justice (retd.) Ghaus Muhammad, Munib Ahmed Khan, Haib ur Rehman

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Richard Olson honors those who lost lives in Pakistan police

Islamabad:  U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson laid a memorial wreath at the National Police Martyrs’ Monument  to  honor the police and law enforcement officials who have lost their lives in the line of duty.  Olson was accompanied by Deputy Inspector General of the Islamabad Capital Territory Police, Sultan Temuri, and other Islamabad police officials, says statement of

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PML-N withdraws Justice (retd) Shakirullah Jan’s candidature for caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced on Friday that the name of Justice (retd) Shakirullah Jan has been withdrawn from the opposition’s list of nominees for caretaker prime minister, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Talking to media, Nisar said he would write a letter to Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf

UN says US drones violate Pakistan's sovereignty

UN says US drones violate Pakistan’s sovereignty

ISLAMABAD: The head of a United Nations team investigating casualties from US drone strikes have concluded that the attacks violate Pakistan’s sovereignty. In a statement released on Thursday, the UN special rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism Ben Emmerson said the Pakistani government made clear to him it does not consent to the strikes. He

ECP summons meeting with political parties on Monday

ECP summons meeting with political parties on Monday

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned a meeting with political parties on Monday following printing of new nomination papers, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on Friday. The sources said that the ECP sent letter to the representatives of political parties inviting them for a meeting on Monday to discuss various issues pertaining

MQM proposes Justice(r) Nasir Aslam Zahid, Dr. Ishrat Hussain for caretaker PM

MQM proposes Justice(r) Nasir Aslam Zahid, Dr. Ishrat Hussain for caretaker PM

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has proposed the names of  Justice (retd) Nasir Aslam Zahid and former Governor State Bank Dr Ishrat Hussain as caretaker Prime Minister, Dispatch New Desk (DND) reported on Friday. In this regard, Dr. Farooq Sattar ,Parliamentary leader of MQM in the National Assembly, has sent letter to Leader of the

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Justice (retd) Tariq Pervez named caretaker CM of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: Justice (retd) Tariq Pervez has been nominated as caretaker Chief Minister of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on Friday. Chief Minister KPK Ameer Haider Khan Hoti and Leader of the Opposition in provincial assembly, Akram Khan Durrani, announced it during a press conference at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House Islamabad on

Gilani files review petition in SC against conviction

Gilani files review petition in SC against conviction

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday filed a review petition in Supreme Court against his conviction in contempt of court case in NRO implementation case, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Gilani was convicted on April 26 last year by a seven-member bench headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk till end of court

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Czech tourists who were abducted from Pakistan have been shifted to Afghanistan by Taliban, sources claim

Update October 30, 2013 Click following link to read latest updates of story Is Czech Embassy in Islamabad hiding facts about kidnapped tourist girls? Updates: Czech Foreign Ministry confirms news of Dispatch News Desk that two female Czech tourists who were abducted from Chagai Balochistan Pakistan have been shifted to Afghanistan by Taliban. Read latest

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