Articles about National Assembly
03 Apr 2022World
In an interesting turn of events, the no-confidence motion against the government led by Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan was dismissed without a vote on Sunday.
25 Mar 2022World
The National Assembly of Pakistan is likely to take up a no-trust vote against Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.
01 Nov 2020World
At least two people were killed in a stabbing incident in Quebec, Canada, late Saturday night (local time), according to reports.
29 Oct 2020World
A Minister in Pakistan's Imran Khan-led government seemingly admitted to the country's role in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack.
28 Oct 2020World
France's satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has become the latest reason for tensions between Paris and Ankara after Wednesday's edition mocked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
22 Jun 2020India
In a displeasing series of events, Nepal's authorities are learned to have buried the body of a coronavirus patient on Indian soil in Uttar Pradesh, sparking panic among locals.
13 Jun 2020World
The lower house of Nepal's Parliament on Saturday passed an amendment to update the political map of the country.
08 May 2020Technology
Like most of the world, South Africa is also under lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
27 Mar 2019World
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido charged yesterday that the deployment of Russian troops in the troubled South American country violates its constitution.
25 Mar 2019World
A man suspected to have assisted in solemnizing the wedding of two Pakistani Hindu minor girls, who were reportedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, was arrested yesterday, as the teenagers approached a court in Pakistan's Punjab province seeking protection, stated a media report.
02 Mar 2019World
On Saturday, Pakistan's Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry moved a motion in National Assembly, calling for a Nobel Peace Prize for the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan for the efforts he took to "deescalate tensions" with India.
20 Jan 2019World
Our neighbor Pakistan is known to be a country rich in natural resources such as coal, gemstones, and copper, among others.
18 Dec 2018World
In an incident that is bound to cause a furore, a Pakistan minister was seen pledging government support to 26/11 mastermind and UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.
15 Oct 2018World
Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N ate the votes of the ruling PTI, winning four out of 11 parliamentary seats that went to the polls.
14 Oct 2018World
Voting opened today for the by-election in 35 National and Provincial Assemblies in Pakistan amid heightened security, with over 600 candidates in the running.
01 Oct 2018World
Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (PoK) "Prime Minister" Raja Farooq Haider has claimed that the white chopper he was traveling in was "very close" to the Line of Control (LoC) but within Pakistan's airspace.
16 Sep 2018World
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invoked India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his address to the Serbian Parliament as he underlined the need to strengthen democratic policies by internalizing the concepts of freedom, dialogue, inclusion and the rule of law.
04 Sep 2018World
The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.
03 Sep 2018World
Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.
19 Aug 2018World
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
13 Aug 2018World
Pakistan yesterday released 26 Indian fishermen from jail as a goodwill gesture.
12 Aug 2018World
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has been allotted 28 reserved seats for women and five for non-Muslims by the election commission, taking its tally to 158 in the National Assembly - just 14 short of the number required for a simple majority.
09 Aug 2018World
Pakistan's PM-in-waiting Imran Khan said his government will build a more balanced and trustworthy relationship with the US, asserting that the trust deficit between the two countries has resulted in many ups and downs.
04 Aug 2018World
Imran Khan, 65, who is set to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister, may take the oath of the office on the country's Independence Day on August 14, a media report said.
04 Aug 2018World
A total of 1.67mn votes cast across Pakistan in the 2018 general election were rejected, which was 11.7% more than that of the 1.5mn ballots discarded in the 2013 polls, a report said.
01 Aug 2018World
A house in Ministers' Enclave in Islamabad will be declared the official residence of Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister, as his private house is vulnerable to threats, Dawn reported.
31 Jul 2018World
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is considering inviting the leaders of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries including Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his oath-taking ceremony as the premier next month, a party official said today.
29 Jul 2018World
Imran Khan will be sworn in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister before the country's Independence Day on August 14, his party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has announced.
28 Jul 2018World
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf today emerged as the single largest party in the country's general elections, winning 116 National Assembly seats of the contested 270 parliamentary constituencies, according to the election commission's final results.
28 Jul 2018World
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres looks forward to the formation of a new government in Pakistan and stressed the UN's commitment to support Pakistan's election commission amid allegations by other political parties of vote rigging, his spokesperson said.
24 Jul 2018World
Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.
03 Jul 2018World
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate for the July 25 General Election and former Punjab province minister Haroon Sultan has stoked a controversy by terming it "haram" to cast votes for women.
03 Jul 2018World
As many as 11,855 candidates are in the fray for 849 general seats of Pakistan's national and provincial assemblies in the July-25 elections.
01 Jun 2018World
Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk today took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker prime minister until general elections on July 25.
24 May 2018World
At least 13 transgender persons will contest the general elections in Pakistan this year for the first time, with two of them contesting for the National Assembly.
26 Apr 2018World
In an unprecedented turn of events, Khawaja Asif, Pakistan's Foreign Minister was disqualified as a Member of Parliament by a three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court.