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Pakistani minister kills wife, later commits suicide

Pakistani minister kills wife, later commits suicide

Pakistani provincial minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, who was found dead in his house along with his wife, first killed her and then committed suicide with the same weapon, the police said on Friday.

Feb 03, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
Musharraf exploited situation to assassinate my mother: Bilawal Bhutto

Musharraf exploited situation to assassinate my mother: Bilawal Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto, the two-time PM of Pakistan, was killed in an attack outside Rawalpindi`s Liaquat Bagh during an election rally on December 27, 2007. 

Dec 27, 2017, 20:15 PM IST
Opinion - Rahul Gandhi and Bilawal Bhutto: Trial by fire for political scions in Indian subcontinent

Opinion - Rahul Gandhi and Bilawal Bhutto: Trial by fire for political scions in Indian subcontinent

Once upon a time, Kings reigned supreme, then they died and then their kingdoms passed over to their firstborns. It was the norm, a tradition, a given. Then came nation-states and with them - democracy. And nothing was the same ever again.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Pakistan parliament rejects bill to remove Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Pakistan parliament rejects bill to remove Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Opposition parties have been demanding an amendment to restore the previous law which stated that a disqualified person was not eligible to lead a political party.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
Bhopal's Habibganj station to become India's first private railway station

Bhopal's Habibganj station to become India's first private railway station

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the redevelopment work of the station on June 9.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

PPP asks why one law for Nawaz Sharifs, one for Pakistan's poor

The opposition Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has claimed that there are two laws operating across the country - one for the family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and the other for the country`s poor.

Apr 22, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Asif Ali Zardari returns to Pakistan

Asif Ali Zardari returns to Pakistan

"I feel Bibi (Benazir Bhutto) is with us today, Shaheed Zulfiqar Bhutto is with us," he was quoted as saying by GeoNews.

Dec 23, 2016, 22:43 PM IST
Vegetables may soar further as peak production season ends: Report

Vegetables may soar further as peak production season ends: Report

In a "most worrying" sign for consumers, the prices of vegetables in retail markets are likely to shoot up further in coming months as the 'peak production season' came to an end, says a report.

Aug 14, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

'Musharraf's threatening call to Benazir could not be traced'

The head of the joint investigation team probing former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto`s assassination said on Thursday that the team could not trace the threatening call allegedly made by then president Pervez Musharraf to Bhutto.

May 06, 2016, 15:32 PM IST
Govt to address regulatory, financial issues in infra sector: Shaktikanta Das

Govt to address regulatory, financial issues in infra sector: Shaktikanta Das

The government Monday assured industry stakeholders of resolving regulatory and financing issues to expedite infrastructure projects, including those being promoted under the PPP mode.

Oct 26, 2015, 18:19 PM IST

Govt approves Rs 1,438-cr project for Paradip Port

The government Wednesday approved a Rs 1,439-crore project for mechanisation of three berths at Paradip port on public private partnership (PPP) basis.

Oct 07, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Asif Ali Zardari's close aide detained in Pakistan

Top PPP leader and close aide of former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari was allegedly picked up and taken to an unknown location by intelligence officials here on Wednesday, provoking criticism from his party.

Aug 27, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

'108' emergency response services to be launched overseas

 GVK-Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI), which operates '108' ambulance service, will launch operations in Sri Lanka and other countries, a top official said on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Pakistani court suspends mentally ill convict's execution

 A Pakistani court has suspended the execution of a mentally ill convict, a media report said on Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 12:36 PM IST

Gadkari says government to fund dredging cost to up draft to 20 metres

The draft of the nation's largest port JNPT is around 16 meters currently and if this goes up to 20 meters, it can allow large ships to berth at its terminals which it is unable to do.

Jun 07, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Pakistani court extends disgruntled PPP leader's bail for a week

A Pakistani court on Saturday accepted a plea by disgruntled PPP leader and former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza, granting extension of his protective bail for a week in connection with cases filed under anti-terrorism laws.

May 23, 2015, 23:12 PM IST

Sweden keen to build smart cities in India via PPP mode

Sweden is keen on partnering with Indian companies to build 'smart cities' through the public private partnership (PPP) mode in states like Karnataka, Telangana and Maharashtra, a senior Swedish official said.

May 17, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Zardari plans to launch daughter into politics

Pakistan's former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is planning to launch his daughter into politics, a move indicative of strained ties with his son Bilawal.

Apr 01, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

PPP spent billions to win elections: Report

 Pakistan's former ruling party PPP reportedly doled out Rs 125 billion of taxpayers' money to lawmakers for development projects ahead of the 2013 polls but failed to garner support among voters, a media report said, which also cited impropriety in handling the funds.

Mar 14, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Pakistan's ruling party wins big in upper house polls

Consolidating its grip on power, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N has won 18 out of the 48 seats being contested for in the Senate elections marred by controversies and allegations of vote buying.

Mar 06, 2015, 12:50 PM IST