PML-N, PPP leads in Punjab, Sindh LG-elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) swept to simple majority in Punjab Local Bodies elections by notching up 790 seats with independent candidates and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) trailing on second and third positions respectively, according to 50 percent unofficial results of first of LB polls...

PML-N, PPP lead poll count in Punjab, Sindh as results pour in

LAHORE: Ruling PMLN leads the Local Bodies elections in Lahore by winning 57 seats while PTI and Jamaat-e-Islami were defeated in their constituencies in Zaman Park and Mansoora respectively as per the unofficial and unconfirmed results. PMLN has won the seats of chairman in...

Three killed in clash during LG-polls in Sargodha

SARGODHA: At least three people were killed and two others were wounded when a clash broke out between two rival groups in Sargodha district on Saturday. The clash occurred in Shahpur tehsil of Sargodha. According to reports, two rival groups resorted to firing at...

Terrorism has damaged country’s economy: President

MURREE: President Mamnoon Hussain says government has evolved investor friendly policies to attract foreign investment in the country. Addressing International Management Accountants Conference in Murree on Saturday said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) provides immense opportunities for investment. He said the Corridor project will benefit...

Democracy is future of our nation: PM

LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that democracy is the future of our nation and he has a firm belief in it. In a statement on the occasion of casting vote for Local Bodies' elections in Lahore on Saturday, he said that...

PTI to submit voters transferring list to ECP tomorrow: Sarwar

LAHORE: The Organizer of Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaaf Punjab, Muhammad Sarwar said that more than 600 evidences have been collected about transferring of voters. While talking to a press conference in Lahore, he said that despite all the reservations they are taking participation in the...

Vote count begins as polling ends in LG polls

LAHORE: Vote count is underway after polling in first phase of local government election in 20 districts of Punjab and Sindh ended here on Saturday.  Nearly 25 million registered voters were to  exercise the right to elect their municipal representatives. However, the Election Commission...

PM Nawaz Sharif casts vote amid protest

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday cast his vote in local government election at a polling station in UC 70 in Sarai Sultan amid tight security. Sharif's arrival sparked a protest as authorities stopped the polling for an hour before arrival of the...

LB polls: 8 injured in Okara firing incident

OKARA: At least eight people were injured in firing incident during polling for local government elections here on Saturday. According reports, the firing incident occurred at Ward 24, in which three people were injured. Five were injured in clashes between supporters of rival candidates....

Violence, mismanagement mar first phase of LB polls in Punjab, Sindh

LAHORE/KARACHI: Many people were injured in firing and clashes between supporters of rival candidates as polling is underway in 20 districts of Sindh and Punjab for LB elections.  In many areas long lines were visible when voting starting at 7:30AM on Saturday while in...

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