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Bilour demands resignation of Pervez Khattak ISLAMABAD: Awami National Party (ANP) Senator Ilyas Bilour Sunday alleged that Khyber Pakhtunkwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak was a corrupt person and demanded his resignation for the betterment of the province.Pervez Khattak has not deliver anything for the welfare of the province during three years of ongoing tenure. Pervez Khattak do not have abilities to run the affairs of the government, he said talking to a private news channel.He observed that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government was one of the failed government in the history of the province adding it did not deliver anything for the betterment of the province.Ilyas Bilour said if PTI chief Imran Khan was not corrupt then he should take actions against Pervez Khattak and remove him.Advisor to Prime Minister Engr. Ameer Muqam said massive corruption and mismanagement had been witnessed in KP government.He said PTI MNA and MPA were also levelling allegations of corruption against KP government ...

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People of Kashmir voted for Nawaz Sharif's vision of prosperity: Kirmani ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani Sunday said people of Kashmir voted for the vision of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and sent a message in Azad Kashmir, Occupied Kashmir and Pakistan that they reposed trust in the leadership of Muhammed Nawaz Sharif.In a statement, he said if Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Latif Khosa had taken notice of the corruption and mismanagement of Abdul Majeed government, PPP would not ...

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ECP to include new voters in electoral rolls from Aug 1 ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will start campaign to include the names of new Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) holders in electoral rolls from August 1 across the country.During the campaign, voters who have become disqualified (deaths/cancelled CNICs) will also be excluded from the rolls after their door-to-door verification process, said spokesman of the Commission while talking to APP.According to him, door-to-door verification shall be carried out from August 1st to August 15, ...

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KU to award 41 Ph.D., 13 M.Phil degrees KARACHI: The University of Karachi would award 41 Ph.D and 13 M.Phil. degrees, an official of the institution said on Sunday.He pointed out that Prof. Dr. Mozzam Ali Khan, Registrar, University of Karachi, announced that the Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR), University of Karachi, in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, Vice Chancellor, decided to award 41 Ph.D. and 13 M.Phil degrees in various disciplines. The M.Phil degrees ...

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Shehbaz inaugurates modern VIC system LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday inaugurated the first and the most modern Vehicle Inspection & Certification System (VICS) of the country at Kala Shah Kaku. After inaugurating the system, he inspected its station in Kala Shah Kaku and reviewed in detail all phases of inspection and certification of vehicles. He was also given a briefing on this occasion. The Chief Minister said that this latest system had been introduced with the ...

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Qaim assures to give city a different look within two months KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that three days to clean this city of megalopolis is quite difficult and rather impossible.`I had given them three days just to activate them and assess the capacity and spirit now giving them more time to clean the city'.This he said while talking to media at Quaid-i-Azam International Airport just after visiting the city to review cleanliness work started recently, said a statement Saturday.Sindh Chief ...

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Rabbani expresses sorrow over demise of Miraj Khan ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of veteran politician , noted intellectual and philosopher Miraj Khan, he termed it a great loss.The Chairman Senate, while eulogizing his services, observed that Late Miraj Khan was a fearless voice for the working class and upheld the cause of democracy through his relentless struggle against dictatorships, said a press release issued here.He lived a simple life and never ...