Archive for June 2018

NA Speaker thanks treasury, opposition, for their cooperation

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Thursday thanked the leader of the opposition, treasury and opposition parliamentarians, assembly staff, head of various committees, chief whips and others for extending cooperation to him during the last five years. Speaking in the National Assembly, he thanked media persons for playing valuable role in enhancing…

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KP govt urged for apprehending Charangeet’s killers

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: Representatives of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa civil society on Thursday called for stringent actions against alleged target killers of Sikh activist, Charangeet Singh who was killed few days back at his shop in Scheme Chowk Peshawar. Members of KP civil society members came hard on provincial government during a protest demonstration held in connection…

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Baloch opposes postponement of elections

F.P. Report LAHORE: Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, who is also Secretary General of the MMA, has opposed postponement of elections and said that the polls must be held on July 25. Talking to the media outside the Election Commission offices on Thursday, he said the   postponement of the elections would be detrimental…

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Govt to bear Rs 45,000 extra expenditures of each govt Haji

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf Thursday said the government would bear Rs 45,000 extra expenditures of each Haji of Government Scheme. Addressing farewell press conference after completing five years in office, the minister flanked by the Minister of State for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Pir Amin-ul-Hasnat…

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DC directs mechanism for control of dengue during monsoon

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Deputy Commissioner Malakanad, Salman Khan Lodhi on Thursday directed all the concerned departments to chalk out a comprehensive mechanism for controlling of possible outbreak of dengue virus during upcoming monsoon. Presiding over a high-level meeting regarding arrangements being made for tackling of dengue during upcoming monsoon, the Deputy Commissioner Malakand said special…

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Court decision on delimitation worries parties in Lower Dir

F. P Report TIMERGARA: The Islamabad high Court decision about delimitation of constituencies has worried political parties and the expected candidates alike here in Lower Dir. The district had earlier one national assembly seat NA-34 and four provincial assembly seats PK-94, 95, 96 and PK-97. According to the delimitation on the basis of last year…

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591 polling stations setup for election

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: As many as 591 polling stations are being set up in the district to hold General Elections in fair, free, peaceful and independent manner on July 25, Senior Civil Judge (Admn) Aamir Shehzad said here. While giving briefing to the media which was attended among others by Returning Officers and District…

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CEO’s deputy spokesman resigns

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah’s deputy spokesman Javid Faisal has resigned from his position ahead of nomination for the upcoming parliamentary elections. A spokesman for the Chief Executive Office Dr. Mujeeb Ur Rehman Rahimi confirmed the resignation of Javid Faisal. Dr. Rahman further added that Faisal has decided to continue to his political…

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BCCI invites Ghani to watch Bengaluru Test

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President, Ashraf Ghani has been invited to watch Afghanistan’s historic debut Test against India in Bengaluru in mid-June, a news report said. A Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) delegation, led by the acting secretary, Amitabh Chaudhary, is in Kabul to discuss cricketing relations between the two nations. The invitation…

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