jirga

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First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 3 reports

Balochistan PA seeks return of Khan of Kalat through talks

QUETTA: The Balochistan Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution unanimously seeking the return of Khan of Kalat.The resolution tabled by Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran of the JUI-F reads that the House recommended the provincial government to form a Jirga ... [Published The News International - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Jirga members seek release of detained tribesmen

HANGU: The Orakzai tribal eldersTuesday asked the political authorities to release forthwith the 10 detained tribal elders and recover five tribesmen who had been ‘kidnapped’ by a contractor on June 26.The tribal elders held a jirga with the political ... [Published The News International - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Siraj seeks Jirga meeting with PM to end deadlock

ISLAMABAD: Political Jirga Chief Sirajul Haq has said that he had met several PTI leaders on Tuesday and found them pliable to seeking a way out of present stalemate and it was for the government now to make some sacrifices and reach a negotiated settlement ... [Published The News International - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Shah advises Nawaz to call midterm polls

ISLAMABAD - Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Tuesday suggested midterm elections to end the prevalent political crisis.Talking to media persons in Islamabad, Khursheed Shah stated that it would be better for the system if Prime ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Government takes stock of situation

October 01, 2014Ministers for Interior and Finance Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Ishaq Dar met Prime Minister here on Tuesday, exchanged views on political and economic situation and considered various options on ending the sit-ins of PAT and PTI peacefully. ... [Published Business Recorder - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

PTI, PAT urged to allow workers to celebrate Eid at homes

ISLAMABAD: The opposition mediatory jirga urged the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Tuesday to suspend sit-ins so that their workers could return to their homes to celebrate Eidul Adha with their families ... [Published The Gulf Today - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Opposition leader says PPP supports continuation of democracy in country.

Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said dialogue is the only way to resolve the prevailing political crisis.Talking to newsmen in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehrik ... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Islamabad protests: IHC suspends Section-144 in Capital

ISLAMABAD/ KARACHI/ LAHORE:  he protests by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers has entered its sixth week with an end to the impasse nowhere in sight.The government has been reassured by the Parliament as a resolution ... [Published Financial Daily - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Pakhtuns must promote their culture: Prof Nawaz

Abid BuneriBUNER: Renowned literary figure and former director academy of literature professor Mohammad Nawaz urged upon Pakhtun elders to transfer the rich culture and values to the new generation as Pashto as subject was excluded from curriculum.Promotion ... [Published Frontier Post - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

What I Learned About Afghan Politics by Selling Rugs

The inauguration on Monday of Afghanistan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, has left Afghans profoundly conflicted—simultaneously hopeful for a better future and anxious over the many unresolved issues that his election has created.Since the June ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Collective wedding of five couples held

MINGORA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir Muqam on Sunday said involvement of Pakistan Army in social activities was commendable.Speaking at the wedding ceremony of five couples in Char Bagh, arranged jointly by the Pakistan Army and Amn ... [Published The News International - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Concern expressed over restricting female IDPs from receiving relief goods

IslamabadUnder a Jirga decision endorsed by all political parties, women residing in the camps of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan are not allowed to receive the relief goods.The disturbing fact was recently shared at a discussion ... [Published The News International - Sep 29 2014]

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...that PML-N is feeling any threat to its popularity among the masses, saying "Imran Khan has posed a serious threat to the state of Pakistan". "Holding jalsa is not a difficult task. In the past Imran Khan held bigger rallies than the one in Lahore...this is not any problem we face, but the only problem we are facing is that the ongoing protest is damaging the country's economy badly" he maintained
...He also served show-cause notices on the three men for violating party discipline. According to Article 63A of the Constitution stipulates: "If a member of a Parliamentary Party composed of a single political party in a House."
To which the head of the ANP, General Ehsas, replied, "It is true that all of the people of Afghanistan are waiting [to get a truly national police]. Our senior leaders in the interior ministry and his Excellency the President are working day and night to make sure our security forces are strengthened. In the last 13 years, we have had to start from scratch - a lot of positive work has already happened."
...The minister said, "The PTI leadership has not yet signed the document dropping its demand for resignation of the Prime Minister" . …

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Khursheed opposes mid-term polls under pressure [Published The News International - 7 hours ago]
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Shah advises Nawaz to call midterm polls [Published The Nation Pakistan - 11 hours ago]
Pressure builds on Prime Minister as 'go Nawaz ... [Published Business Recorder - 12 hours ago]
Government takes stock of situation [Published Business Recorder - 12 hours ago]
PTI, PAT urged to allow workers to celebrate Ei... [Published The Gulf Today - 15 hours ago]
Change is inevitable. By Nasir Saeed [Published Pakistan Christian Post - 19 hours ago]
Balochistan Assembly passes resolution seeking ... [Published The Express Tribune - 22 hours ago]
Balochistan lawmakers want return of Khan of Kalat [Published DAWN Group - Sep 30 2014]
Islamabad protests: IHC suspends Section-144 in... [Published Financial Daily - Sep 30 2014]
Opposition leader says PPP supports continuatio... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 30 2014]
Opposition leader Khurshid Shah suggests mid-te... [Published Dunya News - Sep 30 2014]
Speculation: Campaign against drones led to pol... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
Pakhtuns must promote their culture: Prof Nawaz [Published Frontier Post - Sep 30 2014]
PTI, PAT urged to allow workers to celebrate Ei... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 30 2014]
What I Learned About Afghan Politics by Selling... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 30 2014]
JI chief visits Sindh [Published Pakistan Press International - Sep 29 2014]
Imrans rally impressive but government least pe... [Published The News International - Sep 29 2014]
Collective wedding of five couples held [Published The News International - Sep 29 2014]
Concern expressed over restricting female IDPs ... [Published The News International - Sep 29 2014]
No problem in paying staff salaries: MoF [Published Frontier Post - Sep 29 2014]
NA speaker faces a tough choice [Published DAWN Group - Sep 29 2014]
8 killed as bomb rips through Hangu IDP camp [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
PTI rules out U-turn on resignations from NA [Published Daily Times - Sep 28 2014]
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Pakistan Security Brief - September 24, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Sep 24 2014]
U.S. Drone strike kills at least eight in Datta Khel, North Waziristan; UNHRC condemns U.S. drone attacks; Airstrikes kills eight militants in Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency; Security forces seize explosives, arms and arrest three in Quetta; Tribal leader ...
13 Years after US started Bombing it, Afghanist... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 23 2014]
News Analysis: Afghan Deal Leaves Room For National Disunity By Frud Bezhan via RFE/RL After months of wrangling and high tension, Afghanistan has finally named a president-elect.  Ashraf Ghani's name was officially entered into the books as the ...
Elections 2014 (51): Finally, a deal, but not y... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Sep 20 2014]
After more than three months of audits and behind-the-scenes negotiation, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed a deal today to set up a government of national unity. The election ‘result’ was announced a couple of hours later, but the Independent ...
Pakistan Security Brief - September 19, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Sep 19 2014]
Opposition political jirga presents fresh proposals; Prime Minister Sharif addresses Parliament; Indian Prime Minister Modi calls AQIS “delusional”; Three LI militants killed in IED in Bara, Khyber Agency; AQIS claims all militants in Karachi dockyard ...
Pakistan Security Brief - September 15, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Sep 15 2014]
PTI, PAT call off talks with the government after workers’ arrests; Opposition parties’ jirga meeting to resolve deadlock; Intelligence agencies warn of terrorist attacks against Khan, Qadri; Kashmiri militants suspends fighting in Kashmir due to flooding; ...
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