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Pakistan elections 2018: PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes 1st Hindu to win NA seat from Tharparkar in Sindh

Pakistan elections 2018: PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes 1st Hindu to win NA seat from Tharparkar in Sindh

Malani, the 55-year-old minority community leader, defeated his nearest rival Arab Zakaullah of the Grand Democratic Alliance in the NA-222 constituency.

Jul 27, 2018, 00:59 AM IST
Pakistan elections: Final results to be declared within 24 hours, says Election Commission of Pakistan

Pakistan elections: Final results to be declared within 24 hours, says Election Commission of Pakistan

Pakistan went to polls on Wednesday and the counting of votes began soon after the voting ended in the evening.

Jul 26, 2018, 23:13 PM IST
Army's days are over in Pakistan: Imran Khan in 2012; now military's 'Laadla'

Army's days are over in Pakistan: Imran Khan in 2012; now military's 'Laadla'

While Pakistan Army has ruled Pakistan directly for nearly half of Pakistan's 70-year chequered political journey, it has also been involved deeply with several democratically-elected civil

Jul 26, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Imran Khan asks India to take a step forward but puts the Kashmir caveat

Imran Khan asks India to take a step forward but puts the Kashmir caveat

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supremo, whose party is emerging as the single largest party in Pakistan national Assembly, claimed he is willing to mend the ties with India.

Jul 26, 2018, 18:30 PM IST
'Firework device' triggers blast near Indian embassy in Beijing, one injured

'Firework device' triggers blast near Indian embassy in Beijing, one injured

A low-intensity blast was reported near the Indian Embassy in the Chinese capital Beijing on Thursday.

Jul 26, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
Pakistan elections 2018: Full list of winners/constituencies

Pakistan elections 2018: Full list of winners/constituencies

A party can only form the government if it manages to clinch 172 seats in total. 

Jul 26, 2018, 06:26 AM IST
PML-N rejects Pakistan election results: Shahbaz Sharif

PML-N rejects Pakistan election results: Shahbaz Sharif

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's party has rejected the results of parliamentary polls in Pakistan as rigged.

Jul 26, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Celebrations in Pakistan as Imran Khan's PTI leads; election results delayed over rigging allegations

Celebrations in Pakistan as Imran Khan's PTI leads; election results delayed over rigging allegations

According to latest trends, Imran Khan's PTI is said to be leading in 113 of 272 contested National Assembly constituencies.

Jul 26, 2018, 06:01 AM IST
Live streaming of Pakistan elections 2018 results on Zee News and WION

Live streaming of Pakistan elections 2018 results on Zee News and WION

A total of 85,307 polling stations were set up, out of which 17,007 were declared as 'highly sensitive'.

Jul 25, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Pakistan votes today; will Imran Khan's PTI emerge as top player?

Pakistan votes today; will Imran Khan's PTI emerge as top player?

The polling process in Pakistan will start at 8:00 AM and end at 6:00 PM on Wednesday. Over 1,2000 candidates are in the fray for 270 national and 570 provincial assembly seats. 

Jul 25, 2018, 06:30 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif protecting Indian interest, trying to damage credibility of Pakistan elections: Imran Khan

Nawaz Sharif protecting Indian interest, trying to damage credibility of Pakistan elections: Imran Khan

Sharif is currently serving 10-years jail term in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi in a corruption case.

Jul 23, 2018, 06:23 AM IST
PTI candidate injured in suicide blast; shots fired at JUI-F leader in Northwest Pakistan

PTI candidate injured in suicide blast; shots fired at JUI-F leader in Northwest Pakistan

The gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on Durrani's vehicle from the frontal side. However, he remained unhurt in the attack.

Jul 22, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
Saudi Arabian mother who was caught on camera beating her twins for money arrested

Saudi Arabian mother who was caught on camera beating her twins for money arrested

The woman was arrested after a video clip of the incident went viral triggering an outcry in the Islamic country.

Jul 21, 2018, 23:32 PM IST
Transgender campaigns for acceptance in Pakistan election

Transgender campaigns for acceptance in Pakistan election

For the first time in history, election candidates can decide their gender and thanks to a law passed by Parliament in May, a man identifying himself as a woman does not have to appear as a male in

Jul 19, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
Imran Khan's PTI's former leader alleges sexual harassment, goes missing

Imran Khan's PTI's former leader alleges sexual harassment, goes missing

Nadia Chaudhary's sudden disappearance came under the light on Monday after a human rights activist Kashif N Chaudhry tweeted about it.

Jul 18, 2018, 21:38 PM IST
China sets up unmanned weather station in Tibet for help in 'live-fire conflict' with India

China sets up unmanned weather station in Tibet for help in 'live-fire conflict' with India

This unmanned automatic weather observation station has been set up in Yumai township, in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region near the Indian border. 

Jul 18, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
Pakistan Army supporting religious extremists, alleges US Congressman

Pakistan Army supporting religious extremists, alleges US Congressman

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has alleged that the corrupt Pakistani Army officers are involved in the extra-judicial killing of Mohajirs in Karachi.

Jul 18, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
Terror outfit Harkat-ul-Mujahideen extends support to Imran Khan's PTI

Terror outfit Harkat-ul-Mujahideen extends support to Imran Khan's PTI

PTI leader Asad Umar, who will be contesting from the NA-54 constituency in Islamabad, announced Khalil's endorsement of his party on Facebook.

Jul 18, 2018, 09:16 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif's lawyers to challenge conviction in Avenfield Reference case

Nawaz Sharif's lawyers to challenge conviction in Avenfield Reference case

Both Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been lodged in high-security Adiala Central Jail near Islamabad.

Jul 14, 2018, 14:56 PM IST
China spying on military exercises: Pentagon

China spying on military exercises: Pentagon

The Pentagon has accused a Chinese ship of spying on a major US-led military exercise off the coast of Hawai.

Jul 14, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

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