PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:00 AM IST
PM Khan won 178 votes, safely above the 172 votes he needed, to prove his majority in the NA
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 09:03 PM IST
The Accountability Court, Lahore, had already issued arrest warrants for Rabia Imran and Ali Imran Yousuf in the Saaf Pani Company corruption case.
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 03:00 PM IST
Prime Minister Khan secured 178 votes in the 342-member lower house of Parliament during a special session convened on the directives of President Arif Alvi. A total of 172 votes was needed for a simple majority.
Posted by Shivani | ANI, Islamabad
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Khan's party Pakistan -- Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) -- has 157 members in the 342-member National Assembly. Opposition Pakistan Muslim Leauge-Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples' Party have 84 and 54 members, respectively.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 10:38 PM IST
An official source said the meeting was held to review the “internal and external situation”.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 10:16 PM IST
PDM candidate and former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani defeated ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday, in a major blow to Khan.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Prime Minister Khan, in a televised address to the country on Thursday, lashed out at the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) which he said failed to stop corruption in Wednesday's closely-contested Senate elections.
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 09:50 PM IST
- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan insisted that he wouldn’t abandon his campaign against corruption even if loses the trust vote.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The Election Commission authorities informed that five votes of minority candidates were rejected by the Presiding Officer.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:00 PM IST
After the result was announced, Shaikh and Gilani shook hands and hugged each other. The news of Shaikh's defeat was told to him by Zain Qureshi -- who was the minister's polling agent, according to Geo News.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 08:09 PM IST
As the polling for 37 seats of Pakistan's Senate is underway, the PPP chairman stated that even a single vote more would be a bonus for the party to lead in the elections for the Upper House of the Parliament.
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 09:25 PM IST
Afridi said, "Whenever there are important meetings of important organisations like the United Nations and FATF, these terrorists and terrorist organisations are banned but the moment these meetings are finished, they resurface".
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 03:36 PM IST
- The 35-seconds-long clip featuring Chaudhry himself shows three steps to speak fluent English like Shashi Tharoor.
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 05:07 PM IST
- A top J&K official said they had not detected any infiltration over the last five days after the ceasefire agreement came in force.
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 10:53 AM IST
In January alone, the government received USD 960 million in foreign loans, including USD 675 million from commercial banks, which were the most expensive loans.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 04:37 AM IST
On Thursday, India and Pakistan jointly announced that they agreed to strictly observe all agreements on the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC). India told Pakistan “talks and terror” cannot go together and said it desired normal neighbourly relations.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:24 PM IST
- Then RAW chief Anil Dhasmana made a rare phone call to his then ISI counterpart Lt General Syed Asim Munir Ahmed Shah over a secure line, demanding that the IAF pilot be released immediately.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 04:32 PM IST
- The two countries reached a broad consensus on ways and means to further strengthen cooperation in a comprehensive manner.
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 11:17 PM IST
- The first sign that India-Pakistan back-channel conversations were on track came this month when Pak army chief Gen Bajwa said it was time to extend a hand of peace in all directions
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Pakistani officials are also reportedly asking their Chinese counterparts to decelerate agreed plans to build even more power plants that would add to the overcapacity problem.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:29 PM IST
"Our only dispute is Kashmir and it can only be resolved through dialogue," he said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:04 AM IST
- Actor Aamir Khan's reclusive nephew, Imran Khan, officiated his cousin Zayn Marie's wedding. See new pictures here.
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:08 AM IST
- India’s decision to allow the special flight to use its airspace was in marked contrast to Pakistan’s actions in 2019, when Islamabad denied permission for the use of Pakistani airspace by three Indian VVIP flights.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 01:33 PM IST
The bilateral talks are expected to focus on various sectors including trade, investment, health, education, agriculture, technology, defence and tourism.
Posted by Prashasti Singh | PTI, Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 08:50 PM IST
The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force had placed Pakistan on the grey list in June 2018 and asked Islamabad to implement a plan of action to curb money laundering and terror financing by the end of 2019 but the deadline was extended later on due to Covid-19 pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 04:02 PM IST
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed on February 11 had issued orders restraining Justice Qazi Faez Isa from hearing matters involving the Prime Minister.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 03:55 PM IST
The ECP had said that it suspected that the results of 20 polling stations had been falsified in the by-election for the NA-75 (Daska) constituency, the Dawn reported.
ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 12:27 PM IST
The political rationale for a visit to Colombo could be that it coincides with the start of the 46th UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session in Geneva, where a new resolution on Sri Lanka is likely to be tabled.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 11:21 PM IST
Bilateral meetings with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa are scheduled, during which trade, investment, health, education, agriculture, technology, defence and tourism would be discussed, according to a media statement.
Posted by Prashasti Singh | ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 04:14 PM IST
The threat by Ehsan prompted Yousafzai to question Pakistan's military (DGISPR) and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Twitter to explain how her shooter, Ehsan, had escaped from the government's custody.