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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pakistani lawmakers voted for new senators in parliament's upper house today with unofficial results showing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N securing 16 seats out of 48, strengthening his grip on power.
Far-flung and less-developed areas in New Delhi Parliamentary constituency could soon have public toilet facilities built by private companies as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stayed away from Pakistan as his mother and former premier Benazir's death anniversary was observed on Saturday across the country, giving credence to reports that he is having serious differences with his father Asif Ali Zardari.