Tag Archives: Islamabad

PM Imran launches Kisan Portal for ‘voiceless farmers’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan launched the Kisan Portal on Friday, under the Pakistan Citizen’s Portal, to “help raise the voice of small, voiceless farmers”. Addressing the launching ceremony in Islamabad, the premier said that the government was helping small farmers because “when you help them, you help all of Pakistan.” …

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12 indicted in Noor murder case

ISLAMABAD: A local court in Islamabad on Thursday indicted 12 suspects, including the prime suspect, Zahir Jaffer, in the Noor Muqqaddam murder case. After Additional Sessions Judge Ata Rabbani announced the indictment, all the accused in the murder case pleaded not guilty to the charges. The court also framed charges …

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Balochistan top leadership ‘reach Islamabad’

QUETTA: Amid the brewing political crisis in Balochistan, the top leadership of the province on Wednesday reached the federal capital in an effort to resolve the issue. According to sources, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal, Governor Syed Zahoor Agha, and five angry members have reached Islamabad. Some of the leaders …

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PM to inaugurate Kamyab Pakistan Programme on Monday

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Kamyab Pakistan Programme on Monday. The initiative is aimed at disbursing loans worth Rs1,400 billion among 3.7 million families in the country. A statement quoting Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said the programme would be a major initiative towards alleviating poverty by empowering the deprived …

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IHC dismisses bail pleas of Zahir Jaffer’s parents

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday dismissed the bail pleas of the parents of Zahir Jaffer, the main accused in Noor Mukadam’s murder case. Supreme Court judge Justice Amir Farooq announced the ruling, a week after it had been reserved following the completion of arguments from the lawyers. The IHC has …

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EVMs a plot to rig next general elections, says Maryam

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Thursday termed the government’s proposal to use the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) a plot for rigging the next general elections. “What does a government, which is based on rigging, has to do with transparency,” Maryam asked while addressing media persons following her appearance …

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