Archive for October 2017

Qandeel Baloch’s parents change statement to save son

MULTAN (NNI): In a bid to save their son, Qandeel Baloch’s parents on Tuesday backtracked from their earlier statement that Waseem killed her sister. Qandeel’s father has said that she was murdered by her cousin Haq Nawaz and not Waseem who was only standing near them. Model Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for her…

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Ahsan Iqbal suggests ‘grand dialogue’ to ensure democracy

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal expressed his concerns regarding the pursuit of democracy and suggested the need for a “grand dialogue amongst democratic forces to prevent the unconstitutional intervention”. He urged the democratic forces and political parties to form an alliance and conduct grand dialogue so that any unconstitutional intervention in…

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MQM has no future, says Manzoor Wassan

F.P. Report KARACHI (INP): Provincial Minister Manzoor Wassan on Tuesday predicted that there is no future of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as more people will soon leave it. Talking to media persons, Manzoor Wassan said that deputy mayor of Karachi, Arshad Vohra was not willing to work with MQM due to which he left it.…

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PML-N won’t accept ‘minus-Nawaz’ formula: Rana Sanaullah

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Punjab Law Minister and senior Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday said that the party will not accept the ‘minus-Nawaz’ formula. “We will not accept the minus-Nawaz formula, this was firmly our stance and shall remain to be so,” Sanaullah stressed while talking on Geo News’…

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PCB hopeful Bangladesh, South Africa will tour next year

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi on Monday said that after Sri Lanka’s successful visit to Lahore for a Twenty20 international match, the Board remains ‘hopeful’ that Bangladesh and South Africa will visit Pakistan next year. “We have the option of hosting Ireland and Afghanistan, too. However, after visits by the…

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Poisonous Lassi incident: Death toll rises to 15 in Muzaffargarh

F.P. Report MUZAFFARGARH: Death toll from poisonous lassi rose to 15 after two more people died on Tuesday from complications in Tehsil Alipur’s neighborhood Lashari. On Tuesday the seven years old girl and another family member were the latest to succumb to their illness while other 12 were under treatment at Nishtar Hospital Multan. Police…

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Trump likely to appoint Jerome Powell as head of central bank

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: United State President Donald Trump is expected to appoint Jerome Powell as the next head of the US central bank; the American media reported and confirmed it from a source familiar with the matter. Donald Trump considering Jerome Powel, current Fed Chair Janet Yellen, and three others for the top central bank…

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