Friday, July 12, 2024
TopicPakistan senate

Topic: Pakistan senate

Pakistani President Arif Alvi denies signing 2 controversial bills, says staff ‘undermined his will'

Alvi claims he did not sign bills amending the Official Secrets Act and the Army Act, which have been criticized for curbing freedom of expression and political participation in Pakistan.

Imran Khan is in sorrow, wants vote of confidence. Opposition hopes it can finally oust him

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called it 'a sorrowful day for democracy in Pakistan'. This is a moment where you are either with Imran Khan or against him.

Pakistan’s Senate recommends highest civilian honour for Kashmiri separatist leader Geelani

Imran Khan govt plans to confer former Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani with Nishan-e-Pakistan on 5 August, the anniversary of India scrapping Article 370.

Pakistani senate panel seeks report from govt on action taken after Balochistan attacks

The committee took notice of the two attacks in Balochistan on Friday that killed 23 people.

Pakistan senate to elect chairman today and Blasphemy cases spike in Lahore

74% cases of blasphemy reported in Lahore, Punjab. Pakistan senate to elect a chairman and a deputy chairman Monday. Pashtun protection movement in Quetta missing from Pak media. Son of Pak Taliban chief killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

On Camera

In contest between private broadcasters and Prasar Bharati, sport will be the ultimate loser

Prasar Bharati can offer high-definition sports content, but risks falling short on delivering user experience that private broadcasters invest heavily in.

Govt allows FCI to sell surplus wheat & rice produce to private players from next month

Surplus wheat will be sold at Rs 2,325 per quintal & rice at Rs 2,800 per quintal — lower than current market rates. Open market sale is aimed at regulating domestic supply & prices.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.