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Senate Election 2018: Results and all Party Positions

Advertisements Senate Election 2018 held yesterday in Islamabad. Lot of horse trading voices we heard before and after elections. Opposition parties blame on government party for horse trading in Senate Election 2018. Advertisements Senate Election Process and Seats in Pakistan Province Number of Seats Balochistan 11 Fata 4 Islamabad 2 …

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Government borrowed $1.42b during last three months: DAR told Senate

ISLAMABAD: Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that government has received loan of US$ 1,420.38 million during the last three months. Dar revealed the facts on the question of MQM’s Senator Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, who asked,” Will the Minister of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to …

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Operation Zarb-e-Azb to cost Rs190 bn at accomplishment: Ishaq Dar

Finance Minister of Pakistan Ishaq Dar informed the Senate on Friday that ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation would cost the national treasury more than Rs190 billion on its completion. He told the house that approximately Rs 45 billion rupees had been consumed last year and that another Rs 100 billion rupees were …

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YouTube ban in Pakistan: Senate Standing Committee seeks legislation to lift ban

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee for Information Technology spoke out on Monday for lifting the ban on video-sharing website -YouTube- in Pakistan Committee lead by Senator Shahi Syed discussed the ban inflicted on the site in Pakistan back in September 2012. Subsequently, the recommendation to lift the ban was put …

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Resolution condemning Kasur child abuse unanimously passed in Senate

ISLAMABAD: The Senate after resuming its session in Islamabad on Monday has passed an unanimous resolution strongly denouncing the abominable incident of child molesting in Kasur district. Nasreen Jalil moved the resolution in the Upper House and it was not opposed by Leader of the House Raja Muhammaded Zafarul Haq …

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ICT Local Government Bill 2015 passed in Senate

ISLAMABAD: The Upper House on Thursday passed the Islamabad Territory (ICT) Local Government Bill 2015. This will pave the ways for holding elections in the federal capital. The bill will be tabled in the Lower House for approval, as said the reports. After National Assembly’s passing the Bill, Election Commission …

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Pakistan to expose India’s role in breaking East Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: The Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz stated in Senate on Wednesday that Pakistan will take all possible measures to expose India’s involvement in separating East Pakistan in 1971 and its threat to undermine Pakistan through terrorism. While briefing the Senate on Pakistan’s response to the statements delivered by …

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PPP vice-president Sherry Rehman elected Senator unchallenged

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) vice-president Sherry Rehman on Monday elected Senator on the seat vacated by Latif Ansari. No political party fielded a candidate against Sherry Rehman as a result she got elected unchallenged. While speaking to media, Sherry Rehman said that she will raise voice for the people …

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Chinese President arrives in Parliament to address joint session of Parliament

ISLAMABAD: Mr. Xi Jinping – the President and paramount leader of the People’s Republic of China arrives in Parliament to address the joint setting of Pakistan National Assembly and Senate today on his second and last day State Visit to Pakistan. Mr. Jinping arrived at the Parliament where he was welcomed …

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Senate website restored one day after being hacked

ISLAMABAD: The website deliberated to manager upper house data, which was disabled late Monday night after being under a hacking attack, is now restored. The website (www.senate.gov.pk) got under attack of hackers on Monday night allegedly by ‘Tunis’ hackers and as initial reports maintained the IP address could be traced …

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Newly elected Senators of Senate takes oath today

ISLAMABAD: Newly elected Senators of the Senate took oath of their public office on Thursday under the administration of Federal Minister of Finance, Senator Ishaq Dar who was nominated by President Mamnnon Hussain as presiding officer. The 48 newly elected Senators of the Senate (Upper House Parliament) took oath in …

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Senate elections for 48 seats today

ISLAMABAD: Senate elections for 48 seats is being held today in National and four Provincial Assemblies. Members of National Assembly and Members of all the Provincial Assemblies will elect 48 senators out of 125 contesting candidates to replace the members of Senate, retiring on March 11. Pooling would be held …

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Senate session to be held today

ISLAMABAD: Meeting of the Senate is going to be held today at 3 p.m. to discuss country’s political situation and various national issues according to statement released by Senate of Pakistan. The Senate will meet at 3 p.m. under the chairmanship of Syed Nayar Hussain Bokhari. The session is also …

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ECP revised schedule for Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced on Thursday (today) the new date of Senate elections 2015 that will be held on March 05, 2015 instead of March 03, 2015. The dates for filling of nomination papers and places of taking the poll will be the same as were notified …

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