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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Rabbani for strengthening ties between Pakistan and Germany ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate, Mian Raza Rabbani Wednesday emphasized the need to further strengthen the existing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Germany through enhancing parliamentary ties and cooperation in various areas of mutual interest.According to press release, he said this while talking to Ms. Ina Lepel, Ambassador of Germany in Pakistan. Later in the day HE David Hale, Ambassador of USA also called on Mian Raza Rabbani, Chairman Senate, in his chamber, Parliament House.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Islamabad Police should take lead in police reforms: Ahsan ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said that Islamabad Police should take the lead in the country for police reforms to adopt smart and community policing.Police has a key role for maintaining the internal security of the country and needs significant reforms in its culture by switching over to modern technology, community and citizens centric systems.The Minister made these observations while chairing a meeting to review Model Police Station project ...

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MPA for action against sellers of substandard gas cylinders MULTAN: Pakistan Muslim League-N MPA Ehsanuddin Qureshi stressed upon the district administration to launch a campaign against defective and substandard cylinders sellers. The MPA, on Tuesday, visited the house which caught fire after cylinder blast near Hussain Agahi bazaar. In the fire incident, dowry articles of three sister were reduced to ashes. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Speaker calls on Chief Minister KARACHI: Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani called on Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah here on Tuesday.They discussed the matters pertaining to the assembly, coordination with opposition parties and such other issues, said a statement issued by the CM House. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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SC dismisses petition seeking GB's top court judges' tenure extension   ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking extension in the service of Supreme Appellate Court Gilgit-Baltistan judges. The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case and remarked that it was not a matter of basic fundamental right so the court would not accept this petition. Justice Saqib Nisar remarked that earlier these kinds of applications were filed by common man but now judges have ...

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SC reserves verdict in PB-16 Loralai election matter ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved verdict in a election matter over Balochistan Assembly's PB-16 Loralai constituency.The three-member SC bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali reserved the verdict in the case after hearing arguments of both parties.In 2013 general election, Ubaid Ullah Jan of Pakhtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party secured 9016 votes while runner-up candidate Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz's Muhammad Khan obtained 8738. Muhammad Khan challenged Ubaid's nomination papers before a Election Tribunal ...

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SC orders verification of NA-125 voters' thumb impressions  ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered verification of voters' thumb impressions in NA-125 Lahore constituency wherein Khawaja Saad Rafique was elected in the 2013 general election. The apex court directed the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) to verify the record of all voters in NA-125 and submit a report within three months. The three-member SC bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the plea filed by Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique ...