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Nawaz, Maryam granted three-day exemption in Avenfield case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The accountability judge on Monday approved three days exemption of former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz from appearing personally in Avenfield case. At the outset of hearing, a seven-day exemption plea was submitted on behalf of accused in the accountability court which was rejected by judge Muhammad Bashir. The court

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Elections 2018: Final scheme for polling in Lahore issued

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The District Returning Officer on Monday has issued the final scheme for polling in Lahore for the General Elections 2018 going to be held on July 25, 2018. As per details garnered, more than 53,98,622 voters will use their voting right from Lahore. The final polling scheme stated that the number of the

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PTI’s Ayesha Nazir Jutt announces to contest polls as independent candidate

VEHARI (Sarzameen News)- Furiated over Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership for not giving her ticket, party leader Ayesha Nazir Jutt on Monday announced to contest upcoming general election as an independent candidate. Announcing to contest upcoming general election as an independent candidate, she said that she was against Ishaq Khakwani and Jahangir Tareen and not against party

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SC dismisses petition seeking Aafia Siddqui’s repatriation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday dismissed a petition seeking the repatriation of Dr Afia Siddiqui. The petition was filed by Dr Fauzia Siddiqui for the repatriation of her sister from the United States. A three-member bench headed by the Chief Justice Saqib Nasir ruled that the case does not come under the

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Imran Khan allowed to contest polls from NA-95, NA-131 constituencies

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – An appellate tribunal on Monday allowed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan to contest election from NA-95 Mianwali and NA-131 Lahore constituencies. The appellate tribunal while rejecting while rejecting the appeals against the PTI chairman’s nomination papers for NA-131 and allowed him to contest election. The petitioner had prayed the tribunal

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Caretaker PM chairs meeting on elections preparations

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk was briefed on Monday regarding the preparations of upcoming general elections 2018. During a high-level meeting in the federal capital, the concerning departments assured the premier that they are ready to conduct elections on July 25. Meanwhile, a report on the publication of ballot papers and security arrangements

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Ishaq Dar’s new medical report submitted in SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- A new medical report of former finance minister Ishaq Dar was submitted in the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday. The report maintains that Dar’s condition has improved by 10-15 percent but pain still exists in his arms. It says that the movement of his neck is quite limited and he suffers discomfort due

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ECP rejects plea seeking delay in elections, simultaneous polling in FATA assemblies

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The Election Commission on Monday dismissed the petition of Muttahida Qabail Party (MQP) seeking delay in general elections and polling for the national and provincial assemblies’ seat in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on the same day. The ECP announced the reserved verdict during the hearing headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). MQP’s

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Will clean Karachi in 6 months, resolve water issue within 3 years: Shehbaz

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- President of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif kicked off his party’s election campaign in Karachi on Monday with promises to develop the metropolis. Shehbaz was speaking at an event of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry. “We will bring Karachi’s lost stature back with the help of the provincial

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ECP directs provinces to provide security to election candidates

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday directed the provincial governments to provide proper security to the candidates contesting in general elections 2018 due to security concerns. In a letter to all provincial governments, the commission has also asked the authorities to install CCTV cameras in sensitive polling stations for monitoring. The

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