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Imran picks Omar Ayub as PTI candidate for Pak PM’s post

Rawalpindi, Feb 15 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Qaiser revealed on Thursday that the party’s founding Chairman, Imran Khan, has picked senior leader...

Imran ready for talks, except with PPP or PML-N

Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister and PTI founder Imran Khan has said that he is willing to talk to all political...

Nepal importing over 300,000 Indian roses for Valentine’s Day

Kathmandu, Feb 13 ( IANS) As demand for red roses surge ahead of the Valentine's day, Nepal is importing over 300,000 stems of long-stem...

Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra to be released from prison

Bangkok, Feb 13 (IANS) Jailed former Thailand prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is set to be released soon, Justice Minister Tawee Sodsong said on Tuesday. Talking...

Sri Lanka to hold general election in 2025

Colombo, Feb 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka's general election will be held in 2025 and the presidential election will be held within mandated period, the...

PTI to seek justice from courts against Feb 8 poll ‘rigging’: Imran

Rawalpindi, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will challenge the results of the February 8 general elections in the Supreme Court, said party founder...

PML-N, PPP discuss rotation plan for Pakistan PM’s office

Lahore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have deliberated on the possibility of appointing Prime Ministers...

Success of Imran-backed candidates a stinging rebuke to Pak military

Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Independent candidates affiliated with former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehereek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has secured the most parliamentary seats...

Pakistan in crisis with poll results undeclared amid claims of rigging

Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan was thrown into a state of crisis on Friday with its election results still undeclared more than 24 hours...

Bangladesh withdraws import tariff on rice

Dhaka, Feb 8 (IANS) Bangladesh on Thursday withdrew customs tariff and slashed regulatory duty on rice, sugar and dates, and lifted value-added tax (VAT)...