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PML-N Parliamentarians from Balochistan call on PM QUETTA: A delegation of PML-N Parliamentarians from Balochistan here on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the Governor House.Federal ministers Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Khawaja Saad Rafiq and Abdul Qadir Baloch, former prime minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, as well as Minister of State Jam Kamal were also present during the meeting.The Prime Minister said that government had formulated the National Action Plan which was finalized by entire spectrum of country's political leadership as well as the military."We have a firm resolve to uproot terrorism from the country and the government will not sit idle till the complete elimination of terrorism from the country, the Prime Minister said, adding, there is no space for violence in the country."He said the federal government would give full assistance to the provincial government allowing it to successfully implement the National Action Plan.The Prime Minister said the government was taking steps to ...

19 candidates file nomination papers for Bye-election to LA-III Mirpur MIRPUR: A total of 19 candidates filed their nomination papers for the By-election to LA-III Mirpur city seat of AJK Legislative Assembly scheduled on March 15.The candidates who filed their nomination papers with the Returning Officer, Additional District & Session Judge Mirpur Chaudhry Sajaad Hussain by the stipulated hours on the last day- Wednesday included PTI AJK Chapter's nominees and former Prime Minister AJK Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry and Yasir Sultan, ex City Mayor Chauhdry ...
Chairman Senate condemns Imambargah suicide attack ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bukhari and Deputy Sabir Ali Baloch Wednesday strongly condemned suicide attack at Imambargah in the federal capital.In their separate condolence messages they termed the attack as cowardly act and expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives.Meanwhile Leader of the House in Senate Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq and leader of the opposition in Senate Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan also condemned the suicide attack.They said that the elements involved in such activities ...
PIMS confirms two deaths from blast ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Wednesday confirmed two deaths from blast at Imam-bargah Qasr-e-Sakina, Islamabad.According to hospital sources, those who died were Ghulam Hussain (60) and Abdul Shakoor (56) while three critical wounded were Muhammad Altaf Hussain, Syed Sakhawat and Syed Sajid Ali Shah.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Ebad lauds formation of Pakistan Wheelchair team KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr.Ishrart-ul-Ebad Khan has said that formation of Pakistan Wheelchair cricket team was pleasant addition in the sport and steps will be take to promote and support the players.He made the observations during his meeting with wheelchair cricket team and officials at the Governor's House on Tuesday night.Governor said steps will be taken to provide jobs to the wheelchair cricketers so that they could fully divert their energies on playing cricket.Dr.Ishrart assured his ...
Pervaiz Rashid strongly condemns blast near Imambargah ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Wednesday strongly condemned the blast and firing incident that occurred here at the Kuri Road's Imam Bargah.The minister expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives and prayed for the early recovery of the injured. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
PM strongly condemns Rawalpindi Imambargah bomb blast ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the bomb blast at an Imambargah in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.The Prime Minister extended condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and sought report into the incident asking authorities to provide best medical treatment to the injured. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...


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