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PM launches $1,000-per-expat appeal for dams

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ISLAMABAD  –  Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday launched a fundraising appeal to construct new water storage dams to tackle droughts, warning that the country’s current capacity would not last beyond a month. In a televised address, Imran Khan announced the launch of a fund to address shortages, warning that the country has water storage capacity only for 30 […]

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PM given briefing about info ministry

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ISLAMABAD  –  PM Imran Khan said that Information Ministry had key role in safeguarding the cultural values, norms and social fabric of the society from cultural invasion. Khan chaired a briefing on Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at the PM Office. Minister for Information Fawad Ahmed, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Iftikhar Durrani, SAPM […]

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Harnessing social media: Imran fields questions in live Facebook broadcast

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf [PTI] Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday introduced a new trend by employing the social media—live broadcast on Facebook, as a mode of interaction instead of conventional mediums. During the interaction moderated by Faisal Javed which lasted for an hour, between 7pm to 8pm, Imran Khan responded to some thousands of questions bombarded […]

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Rashid calls Imran’s 100m tree plantation a false claim

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s statement of planting 100 million trees was just an addition to his false claims. “Either there was no existence of these trees or the resources of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government were being plundered under the garb of […]

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Development: ‘More investment needed in education, health’

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MIANWALI: To end poverty, we have to invest more in education, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday. He was addressing corner meetings in Mianwali district ahead of the local government elections. “We should learn from developed countries, who have invested more in human resources. Prosperity can be achieved by investing in health […]

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PTI regrets media hype on divorce

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) yesterday expressed regret at the manner in which media is giving malicious, conjecturing and rumours about the breakup of Chairman Imran Khan’s marriage with Reham Khan. Spokesperson to Chairman PTI Dr Shireen Mazari in a statement categorically rejected all stories of vast monetary settlements made to Reham Khan and said […]

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You should feel ashamed of talking about personal lives, Imran reminds journalist of his limits

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PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan snubbed a journalist here on Tuesday when he asked him a question about his decision to divorce his wife Reham Khan. “There should be some norms. You should know your limits and feel ashamed for asking such a personal question,” an angry Imran told the reporter. On the […]

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RTI law to remain toothless as KP Assembly yet to reverse amendments

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PESHAWAR: Caring two hoots for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Chairman Imran Khan’s directives, the provincial assembly was adjourned sine die on Thursday without bringing the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2013 back to its original position by including the provincial assembly in the ambit of the RTI law. It is to be mentioned that a […]

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Appearance in media and absence from Assembly

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ISLAMABAD: The politicians who frequently appear on TV screens are often found absent from the National Assembly sessions whereas the most punctual MNAs rarely make it to the media, The News has found through analysis of the attendance record. Absenteeism is rampant among the who’s who of the political elite as if they have been […]

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RTI law to remain toothless as KP Assembly yet to reverse amendments

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PESHAWAR: Caring two hoots for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Chairman Imran Khan’s directives, the provincial assembly was adjourned sine die on Thursday without bringing the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2013 back to its original position by including the provincial assembly in the ambit of the RTI law. It is to be mentioned that a […]

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Bowing out: Reham will not contest elections: Imran Khan

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced on Tuesday that his wife Reham Khan will neither contest elections on a party ticket nor will attend any party gatherings. The announcement was made in what appeared to be the result of criticism, both internal and external, after poor performance by the party in the NA-19 […]

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Imran Khan misleading people through media: Pervaiz Rashid

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ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is misleading people through media instead of appearing before the Judicial Commission (JC). He was addressing a news conference here on Friday along with Minister of State for Information Technology AnushaRehman, PML-N MNA Daniyal Aziz and TalalChaudhry. The information minister said […]

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Imran-Sethi duel on social media heats up

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ISLAMABAD – The tug of war between PTI Chief Imran Khan and journalist-turned PCB Chairman Najam Sethi has once again intensified but this time the battle field is social media. After locking horns with the PTI chief, the journalist-turned cricket manager finally presented himself as a substitute to one of the major political parties of […]

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‘Anwar Maqsood ka dharna’ staged

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KARACHI: There is, and will always be, one hero in writer Anwar Maqsood’s stage offerings: his script. When you go to watch his plays, you are not looking for top-notch acting performances or awe-inspiring sets and lighting gimmickries. You are there with a preset mind that the witty exchange of dialogues and stinging one-liners will […]

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