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Imran Khan borrows waistcoat from National Assembly employee for official photo

August 13, 2018 9:16 pm

Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan on Monday borrowed a waistcoat from an employee of the National Assembly to pose for a photograph for his parliamentary registration card, a media report said today.

Chief Election Commissioner 'slept' through polling day, says Pakistan chief justice

August 08, 2018 8:54 pm

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar made the comments during the hearing of a case regarding the rejection of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Abida Raja's nomination papers for a reserved seat.

How a phone app and a database served up Imran Khan's Pakistan election win

August 05, 2018 12:22 pm

The phone app proved especially useful in getting supporters to the polls when the government's own telephone information service giving out polling place locations suffered major problems on election day, leaving other parties scrambling.

Shahbaz Sharif summoned by Pak anti-graft body: report

August 02, 2018 1:34 am

Pakistan's anti-corruption body has summoned the beleaguered chief of the PML-N party and former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif to appear before it on August 20 in a housing scandal case.

Imran Khan invites Aamir Khan, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev for swearing-in ceremony

August 02, 2018 7:40 am

The sources told a Pakistani news channel that PTI leaders wished to invite the heads of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) member states - including Prime Minister Modi - as well as leaders of China and Turkey.

Imran Khan's PTI seeks support from MQM-P to form govt

July 31, 2018 7:19 pm

Khan's pointman Jahangir Tareen flew into Karachi from Islamabad last evening and invited former rival Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan to join the PTI-led government.

Imran Khan to be sworn in as Pakistan PM before August 14, says PTI

July 29, 2018 3:35 pm

In spite of emerging as the clear winner and being the single largest party in the National Assembly after July 25 elections, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is falling short of the numbers required to form a government on its own.

Pakistan Election 2018: Lahore — This way to Islamabad

July 29, 2018 7:29 am

A Naya Pakistan? With results from Pakistan’s general election pointing to a commanding victory for Imran Khan and PTI, The Sunday Express looks at what the results of this election, probably Pakistan’s most polarising in recent history, mean.

Pakistan Elections 2018: All roads to India may lead through Pak army

July 29, 2018 7:06 am

A Naya Pakistan? Any private lines of communication that New Delhi establishes with a government under Imran Khan would now have even lesser value than earlier.