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South Asia

Shehbaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto fail to get minimum vote share, to lose security deposit

A candidate, contesting on a National Assembly seat, has to deposit Rs 30,000 as nomination fee while filing their nomination papers.

13 Aug 2018 2:42 PM

Pakistan’s ‘chaiwala’ MNA-elect turns out to be a millionaire

Gul Zafar Khan, who won from NA-41 (Bajaur) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, owns assets worth over Rs 30 million, according to reports.

12 Aug 2018 6:28 PM

Newly-elected Pak parliament to meet for first time tomorrow

President Mamnoon Hussain has already summoned the maiden session of National Assembly, the lower house, at 10 am in parliament house.

12 Aug 2018 5:03 PM

Pak declares 'water war' on people of PoK by diverting waters of Neelum river

Pak is depriving people of Muzaffarabad from water lifeline - Neelum river which has changed flow of fresh water to Punjab province.

12 Aug 2018 3:22 PM

After funding cut, no money to train Pakistan military officers on US soil

Pakistan and US ties nosedived in January after Trump accused Islamabad of giving nothing to Washington but 'lies and deceit'.

11 Aug 2018 2:51 PM

Pak Chief Election Commissioner 'slept' through polls, says Chief Justice

During a hearing, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said that he was astonished at the current state of Pakistan's Election Commission.

08 Aug 2018 8:19 PM

Sharif’s son-in-law declared ‘proclaimed offender’ in corruption case

Imran Ali Yousaf is accused of receiving graft in excess of Rs 12 million from Ikram Naveed, former CEO of Punjab Power Development Company.

08 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Sri Lanka part of China's One Belt One Road initiative: Communist Party

Xi Jinping's multi-billion initiative focuses on improving connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa, China and Europe.

03 Aug 2018 4:31 PM

Pak court to hear high treason trial against Musharraf on Aug 20: report

Musharraf, 74, who is currently residing in Dubai, has refused to return to Pakistan citing security reasons.

03 Aug 2018 4:21 PM

12 girls' school burnt down overnight in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan

Schools in Chilas town were targeted late Thursday night by unidentified men who also damaged school property across Diamer district.

03 Aug 2018 4:07 PM