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PMLN torn between PTI dissidents, former ticket holders

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) de-seated members of the assembly have started efforts to get PMLN tickets while the party’s former ticket holders are also trying to get tickets for the same constituencies of the provincial metropolis. By-polls on 20 seats of the provincial assembly are scheduled to take place on …

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No shift in Pakistan’s policy towards Israel, Senate told

ISLAMABAD: The government categorically assured the Senate on Monday there was no shift in Pakistan’s policy towards Israel. Leader of the House and Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar gave the assurance when Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Mushtaq Ahmad from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa raised the issue on a point of public importance. He pointed …

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‘No monkeypox case reported in Pakistan yet’

KARACHI: Top health authorities in Pakistan on Tuesday said no suspected case of the Monkeypox viral disease had so far been diagnosed anywhere in Pakistan after two children were found with skin rashes and blisters at the National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Karachi, who were shifted to an isolated …

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GT Road, Motorway blocked to stop PTI ‘Azadi March’

NOWSHERA: Barriers and barricades erected at several points on the Grand Trunk (GT) Road and Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway to block the ‘Azadi March’ of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf towards the capital city for a sit-in against the incumbent federal government. All the land routes between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab have been blocked with …

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Water shortage in Indus rises to 40pc

ISLAMABAD: In an alarming development, the total water inflows into the country’s system here on Tuesday further plummeted to 145,000 cusecs from 157,000 cusecs just in one day, owing to which water deficit has swelled up to 40 percent from the earlier 27 percent. However, at canal heads, the provinces …

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Imran, army in contact: Elahi

LAHORE: Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has said there are contacts between PTI Chairman Imran Khan and the army leadership. Addressing media at his residence here on Tuesday, he said: “We were with Imran Khan and InshaAllah will remain with him. The army has always stood by Pakistan in …

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