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Quetta poll official shot dead
By Saleem Shahid
QUETTA, March 12: The district election commissioner for Quetta was gunned down here on Tuesday.
Commission comes under fire in Senate
By Amir Wasim
ISLAMABAD, March 12: Senators belonging to the Pakistan People’s Party on Tuesday questioned impartiality of the Election Commission of Pakistan and accused it of overstepping its constitutional mandate.
Qatar offers LNG at reduced rate
By Kalbe Ali
ISLAMABAD, March 12: In meetings held on the sidelines of the groundbreaking ceremony of Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, Qatar offered to sell two million tons of liquefied natural gas to Pakistan annually at reduced rates and the offer letter has been received by the Ministry of Petroleum.
PML-N’s ‘opposition-party’ manifesto
By Nasir Jamal
LAHORE: The cover of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s manifesto for the forthcoming election depicts a clean, green, economically strong and technologically advanced country.
National Assembly annuls Musharraf-era ‘mischief’
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, March 12: With its time ticking by, the National Assembly moved with lightning speed on Tuesday to strike off a perceived Musharraf-era ‘mischief’ from an electoral law and exempt politicians from personally delivering their nomination papers to returning officers.
Balochistan makes school education free, compulsory
By Our Staff Correspondent
QUETTA, March 12: The governor of Balochistan on Tuesday issued an ordinance under which primary and secondary school education has been declared compulsory and free.
Two bodies found, 2 shot dead
QUETTA, March 12: Two bullet-riddled bodies were found in Aab-i-Gum area of Bolan district and two men were shot dead in Quetta and Khuzdar on Tuesday.
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