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1 more student allegedly commits suicide in Chitral

  • One more student in Chitral allegedly took his own life on Thursday after receiving his Intermediate exam results, police told . Police sources said that according to initial information, he had been unable to secure a foreign scholarship and had obtained lower test scores than his two close friends who had been selected for the […]

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    ECP orders inquiry into RTS fiasco

    ECP orders inquiry into RTS fiasco ISLAMABAD: The Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the result transmission system (RTS) fiasco. In a letter written to the Cabinet Division secretary, the ECP directed him to constitute an inquiry commission consisting of technical experts from the National Telecommunication and Information Technology Security […]

  • RTS controversy likely to haunt ECP, Nadra for a long time

    RTS controversy likely to haunt ECP, Nadra for a long time ISLAMABAD: It was all going smoothly till 11:47pm on July 25. The results after daylong polling were pouring in with the expected pace simultaneously at the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the offices of the returning officers (ROs) and the state-run Pakistan Television through […]

  • SC seeks report about dual nationality of military officers

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the defence ministry to furnish a comprehensive report disclosing dual nationality of the officers of the armed forces and also mentioning any bar on personnel of the armed forced to retain foreign nationality. A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar that had taken […]

  • Wapda chairman reviews progress on Mohmand Dam construction

    LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) says that it is working on various options to start construction work on the 800MW Mohmand Dam project. “In view of the honourable Supreme Court’s judgement for early commencement of Mohmand dam [project], a number of options are being considered to start construction work on the project […]

  • SJC issues show-cause notice to Justice Shaukat Aziz Sididqui

    The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) — which conducts proceedings on complaints against judges — on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui for a controversial speech he had made in Rawalpindi. The SJC has directed Justice Siddiqui to submit a statement on the matter by August 28. […]