PTCL connects 535 offices of Election Commission of Pakistan

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PTCL has connected 535 election offices of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide voice and data integration and interchange services including wireline and wireless broadband. Some remote sites have been connected via VSAT technology. Concurrently, more than 500 central, district and regional offices of Returning Officers (ROs) of … Read more

Elections 2013: PPP announced candidates for Provincial and National Assembly Seats in Sindh

Qaim Ali Shah President PPP Sindh

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) officially announced the candidates contesting for most of the national and provincial assembly seats in Sindh. Former Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, who is also PPP president of Sindh chapter, revealed the final list of party candidates for the May 11 election at a … Read more

Fakhrul Islam, MQM candidate for PS-47 shot dead in Hyderabad

Fakhrul Islam MQM candidate PS47 shot dead Hyderabad

Fakhrul Islam, MQM candidate for Sindh provincial assembly seat PS-47 was shot dead in Hyderabad. According to Express News, Fakhrul Islam was shot dead outside his home in Halah market by two unidentified gunmen. People in the area reported this incident as the second or third target killing in the … Read more

Election Commission of Pakistan rules out Overseas Pakistanis vote

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The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ruled out any possibility for overseas Pakistanis to vote in upcoming Elections, saying that proper mechanism and legislation were essential prerequisites. Without making necessary legislation, enabling on-resident Pakistanis to vote in the forthcoming elections would compromise the transparency of the election process, the … Read more

Election 2013: 4000 candidates have not paid Income Tax for once

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At least half of the candidates who have submitted their nomination papers for Election 2013 are non-taxpayers or tax defaulters. As reported by Ansar Abbasi in the News, almost 4,000 out of the 8,000 candidates, whose nomination papers had been scanned and scrutinised by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), … Read more

Najam Sethi selected as interim Chief Minister Punjab

Najam Sethi

Najam Sethi, senior journalist, book publisher, editor of The Friday Times, and participant of talk show Aaps ki Baat at Geo News, has been selected as interim Chief Minister Punjab. A six member parliamentary committee comprising three members each from the government and opposition side has been discussing four names … Read more

Mir Hazar Khan Khoso selected as Interim Prime Minister Pakistan

Mir Hazar Khan Khoso

As top political parties of Pakistan failed to agree upon a name for the position of Caretaker Prime Minister, the Election Commission has came out with the winner – and its Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, the interim Prime Minister of Pakistan to oversee the nation through Elections 2013. Profile of … Read more

Nawab Ghous Bux Barozai took oath as the interim Chief Minister of Balochistan

Nawab Ghous Bakhsh Barozai

Nawab Ghous Bux Barozai took oath as the interim Chief Minister of Balochistan on Saturday. Governor Balochistan Nawab Zulfiqar Magsi administered the oath. Nawab Ghous Bux Barozai is the son of senior Pakistan Peoples Party leader Mohammad Khan Barozai, a former chief minister and speaker of the Balochistan Assembly. Initially, … Read more

Justice (retd) Zahid Qurban Alvi the Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh.

Justice (retd) Zahid Qurban Alvi the Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh.

Justice (retd) Zahid Qurban Alvi took oath as Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh. MQM had presented five nominees for Sindh caretaker chief minister. The names included Muneeb Ahmad Khan, Justice (retd) Ghaux Muhammad, Habibur Rehman, Nasir Aslam Zahid and Mehmood Alam Rizvi. While Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) nominated Justice (retd) Deedar … Read more