Sajjad Hussain

Deputy Speaker rejects no-trust motion against PM Khan; Calls it against Constitution

Deputy Speaker rejects no-trust motion against PM Khan; Calls it against Constitution

Islamabad: Pakistan National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri on Sunday dismissed a no-trust motion against embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan, terming it against Article 5 of the Constitution. Suri chaired the crucial session after opposition parties filed a no-confidence motion against Speaker Asad Qaiser. Opposition lawmakers, who earlier appeared confident of the success of […]

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PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif tables no-trust motion against PM Khan in Pak Parliament

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif tables no-trust motion against PM Khan in Pak Parliament

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Leader of the Opposition and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif on Monday tabled a no-confidence motion in the National Assembly against Prime Minister Imran Khan who is facing his toughest political test since assuming office in 2018. As the much-anticipated session began after a two-day recess on Monday, Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri asked […]

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Pakistan’s new security policy seeks ‘peace’ with India: Report

Pakistan’s new security policy seeks ‘peace’ with India: Report

Islamabad: Pakistan is willing to make peace with immediate neighbours, including India, under its first-ever National Security Policy which leaves doors open for trade with New Delhi even without the settlement of the Kashmir issue provided there is headway in bilateral talks, according to a media report. The National Security Policy, separately endorsed by the […]

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Important to incentivise Taliban so that they fulfil promises, says Pak PM

Important to incentivise Taliban so that they fulfil promises, says Pak PM

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said it was important to incentivise the Taliban so that the new rulers of Afghanistan fulfil the promises they made after they seized power in Kabul last month. The Taliban are yet to get international recognition. The heavily armed group have promised an inclusive government, a more moderate […]

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Imran Khan loses main battle in Senate

Imran Khan loses main battle in Senate

Gilani defeats PM’s finance minister in hotly contested election

Islamabad:  Pakistan’s Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh was trounced by former premier Yusuf Raza Gilani in the crucial Senate elections on Wednesday, in a major setback for Prime Minister Imran Khan who had personally campaigned for his Cabinet colleague. The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Party (PTI) had claimed that it enjoyed support of 182 members while […]

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Pragmatism in education system

Pragmatism in education system

Benjamin Franklin rightly said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn”. This has been quoted now and then by the educators which is proven right by science and is called as experiential learning. This method of learning through research projects, internships and project learning teach students […]

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Pak not in favour of escalating tensions with India

Pak not in favour of escalating tensions with India

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it was not in favour of escalating tensions with India, days after it told Islamabad to reduce the staff in its high commission in New Delhi by half. The Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday the Charge d’Affaires of Pakistan High Commission was summoned and informed about the decision […]

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Pak PM Imran calls Osama bin Laden ‘shaheed’

Pak PM Imran calls Osama bin Laden ‘shaheed’

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday called slain al-Qaeda chief and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden a “shaheed” (martyr) and said that Islamabad faced “embarrassment” by taking part in America’s war on terror. Speaking in parliament during the budget session, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing […]

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Pak rejects allegations of violation of Vienna Convention by its diplomats in India as ‘baseless’

Pak rejects allegations of violation of Vienna Convention by its diplomats in India as ‘baseless’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected what it called “baseless allegations” by India of any violation of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations by its High Commission officials in New Delhi and asserted that they always function within the parameters of international law. Indian Chargé d’ Affaires in Islamabad was summoned to convey Pakistan’s rejection and […]

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Pak PM orders probe into alleged scandal of importing medicines from India: Report

Pak PM orders probe into alleged scandal of importing medicines from India: Report

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered a probe into the alleged scandal of importing over 450 medicines like vitamin tablets in the guise of buying life-saving drugs from India, according to a media report. On August 9, Pakistan suspended all trade ties with India following New Delhi’s decision to abrogate Article 370 on August […]

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