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Imran cleared to contest from Mianwali’s NA-95

Imran cleared to contest from Mianwali’s NA-95

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LAHORE: An appellate tribunal of the Lahore High Court on Monday announced its verdict allowing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to fight elections from Mianwali’s NA-95 constituency. Earlier today, appellate tribunal judge Justice Faisal Zaman Khan reserved the verdict on the appeal filed by PTI chief against the rejection of his candidacy for Mianwali’s national assembly seat. Following the decision of returning officer (RO) to reject his nomination papers for NA-95, Imran requested the election tribunal to quash the decision of the RO. READ MORE: Imran Khan announces to launch countrywide election campaign from Mianwali Announcing its decision, the tribunal set aside the RO’s objections and declared Imran eligible to partake in polls from Mianwali’s NA-95 constit
PML-N’s election campaign: Shehbaz vows to resolve major issues of ‘city of lights

PML-N’s election campaign: Shehbaz vows to resolve major issues of ‘city of lights

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KARACHI: President of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif kicked off his election campaign in Karachi on Monday with new promises to develop metropolis. Shehbaz was speaking at an event of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry. “We will bring Karachi’s lost stature back with the help of provincial government and solve four mega problems of the city, if voted in elections” he said while urging federal government to grant a special budget for Karachi. PML-N leader claimed that other than CPEC projects, PML-N’s government also initiated other mega projects in Karachi. “Within three years, every household of Karachi will have water and we will clean all the garbage from the city in six months,” he claimed. Pointing out the issues of public transpo

A day after meeting Rahul, Kamal Haasan reaches out to Sonia Gandhi

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NEW DELHI: A day after meeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi at his residence in the national capital, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday met the latter's mother and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Informed sources said that the meeting between Kamal Haasan and the UPA chairperson was a "courtesy call". Haasan reportedly met Sonia Gandhi at her residence here. During his meeting with Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, the iconic Tamil cinema veteran had discussed the present political situation in Tamil Nadu. Kamal met the Gandhi scion at his 12, Tuglak Lane residence in Delhi. There meeting lasted for about half an hour. While speaking to reporters later, the actor-politician said, ''It was a formal courtesy meeting. We spoke about Tamil N