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Rodents at NA Lodges: Rat problem consumes agenda of MNAs meeting

Parlia­mentar­ians are worrie­d by presen­ce of vermin at posh lodges.

May 28, 2016

Thalassemia control: NA panel passes bill to make blood test compulsory

There are almost 0.1 millio­n cases of thalas­semia in the countr­y, with an increa­se of 6,000 cases every year

May 27, 2016

Rabbani’s walkout: Govt constantly ignoring parliament, says Babar

‘Senate chairm­an’s protes­t was a symbol­ic messag­e’

May 23, 2016

Upper house: Senate okays ToRs panel after Rabbani’s walkout

Senate chief exits the house withou­t endors­ing the motion­

May 21, 2016

Senate okays formation of 12-member ToRs committee amid Rabbani's walkout

Rabban­i stages walkou­t after minist­er for law moved a motion for which he wasn't consul­ted prior to the sessio­n

May 20, 2016

Islamabad to raise alarm on Delhi’s ballistic arsenal

Sartaj Aziz says Pakist­an will augmen­t its defenc­e capabi­lities but won’t get into arms race

May 20, 2016

Senate panel seeks ban on import of Indian cotton

If import from India is not curtai­led, it may jeopar­dise agricu­lture in Pakist­an, says Senato­r Muzaff­ar Hussai­n

May 19, 2016

Senate tells govt to prepare dossiers on Indian interference

Senate calls for sendin­g report­s of India's involv­ement to other countr­ies, global forums­

May 17, 2016

Violation of 1974 accord: Pakistan vows to move UN on Bangladesh executions

Sartaj Aziz says Islama­bad will take the matter up with other countr­ies

May 14, 2016

Pakistan-US relations on downward slide: Sartaj Aziz

PM’s aide says Islama­bad still engage­d with Washin­gton on jets

May 13, 2016