National Assembly passes fresh delimitation bill

National Assembly passed the crucial Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 on Thurs­day which seeks fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the upcoming general elections on the basis of provisional results of the population census. All political parties voted in favour of the amendment with the exception of MNA Jamshed Dasti, who …

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NAB asks interior ministry to put Ishaq Dar's name on ECL

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday requested the Ministry of Interior that it include the name of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on its Exit Control List (ECL). The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by the NAB Chairman, retired Justice Javed Iqbal, a statement issued by the NAB …

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NAB requests interior ministry to put Ishaq Dar's name on ECL

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) requested the Ministry of Interior on Thursday to put the name of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on the Exit Control List (ECL), DawnNews reported. The decision in this regard was taken during a meeting chaired by NAB Chairman retired justice Javed Iqbal, read a statement …

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'World's oldest' 48-feet long Buddha statue unearthed in Haripur district

A centuries-old 'sleeping Buddha' statue has been unearthed during excavations near Bhamala Stupa in Haripur district, DawnNews reported on Thursday. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Archaeology And Museums Director Dr Abdul Samad said,"The 48-feet long 'sleeping Buddha' statue dates back to the third century, which makes it the world's oldest 'sleeping …

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Bodies of 15 killed in Turbat flown to Lahore

The bodies of 15 people killed near the Pak-Iran border in Balochistan a day earlier were shifted to Lahore on Thursday for burial in their home districts in Punjab. Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti accompanied the bodies of victims on their last journey. The victims had been killed by …

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