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Senate session summoned on 23rd

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani has finally summoned an all important session of the Upper House of the Parliament, which is expected to decide about his fate, on July 23, the last date to summon the upcoming session in accordance with constitutional provi
Published 21 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Senate session summoned on 23rd

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani has finally summoned an all important session of the Upper House of the Parliament, which is expected to decide about his fate, on July 23, the last date to summon the upcoming session in accordance with constitutional provi
Published 21 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Senate chairman: opposition set to withdraw no-confidence motion?

In an unexpected twist to the turn of events involving joint opposition's no-trust motion against Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, Leader of the Opposition in Senate Raja Zafar-ul-Haq held a low-key meeting with the chairman Senate on Wednesday amidst spec
Published 18 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Senators to be informed about no-trust motion

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani on Tuesday approved to notify officially that joint opposition has moved a no-confidence motion against him, following which all the senators and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs have been formally intimated about the motio
Published 17 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Senate body voices concern over fire incidents in forests

The Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change expressed grave concern on Tuesday over fire incidents in the forests of Islamabad, Murree and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while slamming the absence of Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam fr
Published 17 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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PTI, allies submit no-trust resolution against Mandviwalla

In what comes as a tit-for-tat response, the senators from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its allied parties on Friday submitted a no-confidence resolution against Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla, three days after the opposition s
Published 13 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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PTI, allies submit no-trust resolution against Mandviwalla

In what comes as a tit-for-tat response, the senators from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its allied parties on Friday submitted a no-confidence resolution against Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla, three days after the opposition s
Published 13 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Opposition nominates Bizenjo for Senate chairman's slot

The joint opposition's Rahbar Committee Thursday finally nominated National Party's (NP) Hasil Khan Bizenjo as candidate for the slot of Senate chairman, two days after submitting a no-confidence resolution against Sadiq Sanjrani, the incumbent chairman S
Published 12 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Opposition nominates Bizenjo for Senate chairman's slot

The joint opposition's Rahbar Committee Thursday finally nominated National Party's (NP) Hasil Khan Bizenjo as candidate for the slot of Senate chairman, two days after submitting a no-confidence resolution against Sadiq Sanjrani, the incumbent chairman S
Published 12 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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IMF backs commitment to increase spending on BISP

Pakistan has made commitment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it is aiming to increase spending on the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to 0.4 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on an annual basis, reveals the IMF country report.
Published 09 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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'Maryam says her elevation is PML-N's internal matter'

Maryam Nawaz has taken stance before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that her elevation as vice-president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is party's internal matter which, according to her, has nothing to do with the lawmakers of Pakista
Published 05 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Opposition parties' Rahbar body meeting put off

The meeting of the Rahbar Committee scheduled on Tuesday did not take place as the PML-N nominated members rushed to Lahore following the arrest of Rana Sanaullah, the party's president of Punjab chapter the same day; an alternate date has yet to be agree
Published 04 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Bushra Bibi, too, owns house in Banigala

Prime Minister Imran Khan owns wealth of around Rs 110 million whereas Chairman Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is among the richest parliamentarians with his assets exceeding Rs 1.54 billion while President Pakistan Muslim League-Naw
Published 03 Jul, 2019 12:00am
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Bushra Bibi, too, owns house in Banigala

Prime Minister Imran Khan owns wealth of around Rs 110 million whereas Chairman Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is among the richest parliamentarians with his assets exceeding Rs 1.54 billion while President Pakistan Muslim League-Naw
Published 03 Jul, 2019 12:00am