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The Islamabad High Court Wednesday accepted a plea seeking a direction to the poll panel to stop using electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next general elections. “Isn’t the petition prior time,” Chief Justice Athar Minallah has remarked.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has disposed off Wednesday the petition on appointment of chief election commissioner.
‘Set ECP on fire’: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to serve legal notices on Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati and Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry over their scathing remarks on the election body for its objection on the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the next general elections.
The Oil and Gas Regulatory recommended on Tuesday a hike in prices of petroleum products by up to Rs10.5.
Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Lahore today. The premier to meet the provincial chief minister and governor.
Pakistan has recorded 2,714 new coronavirus cases and 73 deaths in the last 24 hours. 5,122 patients are critically ill, NCOC reported.
NCOC chief Asad Umar announces restrictions for non-vaccinated citizens. Schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab to open from September 16.
A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban just days after they set up a new government in Afghanistan, reports.
Artist playing with fire hopes to perform at PSL.