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Pak SC strikes down deputy speaker’s ruling, names Parvez Elahi as Punjab CM

Islamabad, Jul 26 (PTI) Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down Punjab Assembly deputy speaker's controversial decision to reject 10 votes during the chief minister's election as unconstitutional and named…

Pak Cabinet approves ordinance to bypass procedures for emergency sale of state’s assets to foreign countries to prevent default

Islamabad, Jul 23 (PTI) Cash-strapped Pakistan's Cabinet has approved an ordinance to bypass all procedures and abolished regulatory checks for the emergency sale of state’s assets to foreign countries, according…

Pakistan PM Sharif announces 10 per cent ‘super tax’ on large-scale industries

Islamabad, Jun 24 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday announced a 10 per cent “super tax” on large-scale industries like cement, steel and automobiles, a move he said…

Pak hikes defence budget by over 11 per cent; allocates Rs 1,523 bn

Islamabad, Jun 10 (PTI) Pakistan on Friday announced that it will allocate Rs 1,523 billion for defence, an increase of over 11 per cent than last year, as Finance Minister…

Pak to raise defence spending by Rs 83 bn; armed forces to get Rs 1.4 tn in budget

Islamabad, Jun 5 (PTI) Pakistan’s armed forces are likely to be allocated Rs 1.4 trillion (USD 7.6 billion) in the budget for the next fiscal year, about Rs 83 billion…

Pak govt, TTP agree to extend ceasefire indefinitely amidst ongoing negotiations to end militancy

Islamabad/Peshawar, May 31 (PTI) The Pakistan government and the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have agreed to extend the ceasefire indefinitely amidst ongoing negotiations between the two sides to end the…

Imran Khan was persuaded to end his ‘Azadi March’ abruptly: report

Islamabad, May 28 (PTI) A former chief justice of the Supreme Court, a retired army general and a leading businessman persuaded ousted Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan to not go…

Pakistan’s SC dismisses contempt petition against former premier Imran Khan

Islamabad, May 26 (PTI) Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by the government seeking contempt proceedings against former prime minister Imran Khan for "violating" the apex court's…

Pakistan will ‘turn into Sri Lanka’ if Imran Khan is arrested: Sheikh Rasheed

Islamabad, May 16 (PTI) Pakistan will "turn into Sri Lanka" if former prime minister Imran Khan is arrested and the new government will be responsible for that, former interior minister…

Elections in Pak will only be held after introduction of poll reforms: Zardari

Karachi, May 12 (PTI) The co-chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Zardari, has made it clear that elections in the country will only be held after poll reforms…

Pak defence minister indicates that general elections can be held before Nov

Islamabad, May 11 (PTI) Pakistan's defence minister Khawaja Asif has indicated that general elections could be held before November, as ruling PML-N leaders are in London to hold key consultations…

Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif going to UK to visit Nawaz Sharif for political consultations: Reports

Islamabad, May 10 (PTI) Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is going to London on a private trip to meet his older brother and former premier Nawaz Sharif for political consultations,…