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Electoral reform proposals

It's been a while since crying foul the Opposition parties had walked out of a special parliamentary committee constituted by the National Assembly Speaker to probe their allegations of rigging in the last elections. Still, the committee remained function
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
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AAIB begins reassembling parts of ill-fated plane

Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) has started reassembling the parts of ill-fated A320 aircraft of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in the designated hanger at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) to ascertain the causes behind the deadly c
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
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EU urges US to think again on WHO split

The European Union on Saturday called on the United States to "reconsider" the decision to sever ties with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
Pakistan

Marriyum demands removal of 'missing' PM

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Saturday demanded removal of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The PML-N leader said the missing premier is in charge of the health department which has been given on contract by the federal
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
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Nawaz seen out of home in London

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who had left the country for medical treatment in London, can be seen enjoying tea with his family members in purportedly new photos emerged recently.
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
Editorials

India must be controlled

India has been acting quite like the regional bully since the Modi administration came to New Delhi, but it may have bitten off more than it can chew with the Himalayan border dispute with China. It has now become clear that the standoff was triggered by
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
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PM makes report public as per promise

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Mirza Shahzad Akbar has said that report of the inquiry commission formed on sugar crisis came in short period of time and it was very historic that a commission formed on a certain issue in the countr
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
Opinion

Fiscal mess - straighten the priorities

Budget-making is in the process. This one is a tough budget to make. Covid-19 demands stimulus; but the fiscal deficit is already too high. The government is asking for no new taxes and demanding stimulus for industries and vulnerable. The government want
Updated 31 May, 2020 08:04am
Pakistan

Incidents of murder, theft increased in Capital

The federal capital witnessed an increase in incidents of theft and murder last week as three people, including two policemen, were shot dead, and robbers struck at four different places in the city.
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
Opinion

Fiscal consolidation in the midst of Covid-19 outbreak

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has underscored the need for fiscal consolidation on an urgent basis as the country has been experiencing current and fiscal deficits. According to its latest report, the areas for specific attention include broadening the cou
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
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International flights take off

International flight operations resumed in the country on Saturday after two months of suspension amid coronavirus pandemic.
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
Editorials

Fighting the invisible enemy

The number of coronavirus infection cases and deaths has been rising rapidly, yet from the way the shoppers and shop owners behaved during the easing of lockdown, infections are likely to spike to unmanageable levels. Voicing a common concern, Special Ass
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am
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Sugar commission fails to fix responsibility: Khaqan

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday reiterated his party's stance on findings of the sugar commission, saying that the Commission failed to fix responsibility on the real culprits.
Published 31 May, 2020 12:04am