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Govt to extend full cooperation to foreign observers covering elections: PM

Govt to extend full cooperation to foreign observers covering elections: PM

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister says all preparations have been made to ensure free‚ fair and transparent elections. Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has said the caretaker government will extend full cooperation to foreign observers covering general elections in Pakistan. Talking to a German member of the European Parliament and chief of European Election Observer

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Arif Nizami says same coverage is being given to all the political parties on official media

LAHORE: Information Minister Arif Nizami has said that equal coverage is being given to all the political parties on official media. Talking to media in Lahore today he said there will be no restrictions on media during the caretaker period. He urged the media to play its due role in ensuring free‚ fair and transparent

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Pakistan Elections 2013: Look East —–Look West and Conquer East

Elections in Pakistan will be held on May 11, 2013. These are different then previous one. In these elections campaigning political parties are not talking about road construction, sewerage provision, job provision but national issues are being discussed. Voters are asking what will be foreign policy of the political that is demanding votes. What will

Nawaz Sharif, Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers accepted

Nawaz Sharif, Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers accepted

RAWALPINDI: The nomination papers of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan were accepted on Sunday, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Nisar’s papers were accepted from the constituency of NA-52 Rawalpindi and Nawaz’s from NA-120 Lahore.The nomination papers of Shahbaz Sharif’s son Hamza Shahbaz and of Ayesha Ahad were also

Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers for NA-53 rejected

Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers for NA-53 rejected

ISLAMABAD: The nomination papers of Pakistan Muslims League-Nawaz stalwart and the former opposition leader in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan have been rejected for NA-53, The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. His candidacy was rejected during the scrutiny process for not declaring accurate details about his assets.Objections were submitted with the returning officer

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RO approves Sheikh Rasheed’s candidature

RAWALPINDI: Rejecting objections against nomination of Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed for NA-55 Rawalpindi, the Returning Officer on Sunday approved him to contest the election. The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Habib Wahabul Khairi, a citizen, objected to his nomination paper that Sheikh Rasheed declared him as a bachelor despite the fact that he secretly married to

Candidature of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif for Natonal Assembly constituency NA-120 has been approved.

Nawaz Sharif cleared for NA-120 Lahore

LAHORE: Candidature of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif for Natonal Assembly constituency NA-120 has been approved. The (DND) Dispatch News Desk reported. The Returning Officer on Saturday reserved ruling over the objections to Mr Sharif’s nomination. The RO on Sunday approved the nomination papers rejecting the objections filed by a voter that MR Shairf had

Ex-PM Raja Parvez Akhtar's nomination papers are rejected from NA-51

Raja Pervez Ashraf’s candidacy papers rejected

RAWALPINDI: Nomination papers of Raja Pervez Ashraf, former prime minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader, have been rejected for NA-51 Rawalpindi constituency, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. He was accused of misappropriating funds and indulging in nepotism.The former prime minister had submitted his nomination papers from his home town Gojar Khan, which located in the

Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM), AGNI-II, is seen during its test fire at Wheeler's Island, off the coast of Odisha, on Sunday.

Nuclear capable Agni-II missile test-fired by India

Balasore (Odisha): India test-fired medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile on Sunday with a strike range of more than 2,000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. “The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher from the Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR)

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