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NA-19 Haripur by-elections: PML (N) wins by a huge margin

Advertisements HARIPUR: According to unofficial results of all polling stations, Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) candidate Babar Nawaz secured the seat of National Assembly from NA-19 Haripur. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Dr. Raja Amir Zaman is at second place with a clear difference of over 45,000 votes. Advertisements As per unofficial …

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NA-19 Haripur by-elections: Polling underway in 513 polling stations

HARIPUR: After the order of Election Tribunal of the Supreme Court of Pakistan for re-polling in NA-19 (Haripur), polling is underway in the 513 polling stations of the constituency. 30 polling stations have been selected for voting through biometric machines. Over 577,480 people are expected to vote for the one …

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Biometric System be used at NA-19 by-polls

As the news reports stated, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is considering to trial a biometric system for polling in NA-19, Haripur. The system likely to be present at 30 out of the total 537 polling stations during the upcoming elections scheduled on August 16. Accordingto ECP statement, ‘Election …

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12 killed in a military heli crash in Mansehra

PESHAWAR: A military helicopter crashed here on Thursday evening in Srikot area of Mansehra district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, leaving 12 people dead. As per details, the helicopter was carrying medical supplies and had taken off from Chaklala, Rawalpindi Airbase and was on its way to Gilgit. Mansehra District Police Officer, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman …

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NA-19 Re-Polls: Ex MNA Sardar Mushtaq signs up for PML-N

Former MNA Sardar Muhammad Mushtaq has announced to join Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and expressed full confidence in the Nawaz leadership. The Prime Minister has welcomed his joining the party and hoped that this will help strengthening the party in Haripur District. Sardar Mushtaq assured the PM that he will …

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Artists, poets, singers to be paid monthly in KP

PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Culture made a decision to set a monthly pay of Rs30,000 to needy artists and singers. The Culture Directorate Mehmood Khan said in a statement issued on Thursday that he has decided to launch the monthly salary package for poets, singers and artists who are …

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PTI takes lead in LG re-polls in KPK

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) took a lead in the local government re-polls by securing seven district council seats whereas N-League secured three district seats and remained second at the end of the day on conclusion. According to the initial results, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) failed …

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Local Government Re-polling underway in 360 polling stations of KP

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: Re polling for local government elections on 360 polling stations of KP is in progress, according to Radio Pakistan. Elections on the said stations were declared null and void on May 30, 2015 on ground of irregularities and mismanagement occurred during local government elections. Today re-polling will be …

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Pakistan Navy to train KP Police for swimming: KP IGP

PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani on Thursday announced that swimming lessons are compulsory for the provincial police force so that they may perform flood duties effectively. In an Eid Milan Party in Peshawar, IGP KP Nasir Khan Durrani said that police force should be …

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Army Chief offers Eid prayer in Waziristan with troops

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayer with troops fighting in Waziristan to restore peace in the country. To increase the morale of Pak Jawwans, Army Chief has spent last afttar with troops in Waziristan. It is worth to note here that Operation …

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Reham Khan spends time with Bannu IDP’s on Eid

BANNU: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan’s wife Reham Khan has reached Bannu sports complex on Friday for celebrating Eid with IDP’s, private media reported.  Reham Khan had planned to reach Bannu at 10 a.m today (Friday) by air, but due to bad weather she had to travel by road …

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Various KP areas celebrating Eid today (Friday)

PESHAWAR: Eid is being celebrated in various part of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa today (Friday), while Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman will chair the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee session to be held this evening to sight the moon for rest of the country. Plausible security arrangements have been done by security forces keeping in mind the …

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Peshawar once again succeeds in sighting Shawaal moon in KP

PESHAWAR: This time again Pakistanis will celebrate two eids in the country as it had happened many times in the past. Pathans of KPK once again succeeded in sighting the Shawaal moon in the sky and are going to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday. An unofficial Ruet-e-Halal Committee in Peshawar held …

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NAB arrests former Pesco chief over corruption charges

PESHAWAR: Former chief executive of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco), Pervez Akhtar Shah was detained on Saturday over alleged corruption charges. According to the source, the National Accountability Burueau (NAB) arrested the former chief for alleged accumulation of assets and ill-gotten properties. An inquiry into the matter exposes saying …

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