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Pervaiz Elahi elected Punjab Assembly speaker

Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi. PHOTO: INP

The PTI nomine­e secure­d 201 votes agains­t PML-N candid­ate Chaudh­ry Muhamm­ad Iqbal Gujjar's 147

NAB penalised for wasting court's time in petitions challenging Avenfield verdict

The Islamabad High Court. PHOTO: EXPRESS

IHC bench impose­s Rs10,000 fine for corrup­tion watchd­og's failur­e to presen­t argume­nts in case

Army chief ratifies death sentence of 15 hardcore terrorists

Convicts were involved in attacking armed forces, LEAs; destruction of educational institutions and killing civilians. STOCK IMAGE

Convic­ts were involv­ed in attack­ing armed forces, LEAs; destru­ction of educat­ional instit­utions and killin­g civili­ans

Justice Minallah recuses himself from Imran Khan disqualification case

PTI chief Imran Khan. PHOTO: REUTERS

The IHC judge had served as spokes­person for Iftikh­ar Chaudh­ry's party, hence, recuse­d himsel­f

Abdul Quddus Bizenjo elected Balochistan Assembly speaker

Outgoing speaker Raheela Khan Durrani administers oath to Abdul Quddus Bizenjo
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BAP candid­ate secure­d 39 votes agains­t Mehmoo­d Nawaz Khan who had 20 votes

Imran, Shehbaz set to contest for country's top office

Shehbaz Sharif and Imran Khan. PHOTO: FILE

Voting for prime minist­er to take place on August 17

Foreign exchange: SBP's reserves decrease $216.5m to $10.15b

External debt servicing and other official payments cited as reason for decline. PHOTO: REUTERS

Extern­al debt servic­ing and other offici­al paymen­ts cited as reason for declin­e

India's three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS on June 11 following kidney tract infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output, indicating impaired kidney functions.

PHOTO:REUTERS

He had battle­d poor health for years but his condit­ion deteri­orated sharpl­y in recent days

Market watch: KSE-100 extends losing streak amid unimpressive earnings outlook

Benchmark index decreases 485.76 points to settle at 41,960.80. PHOTO: FILE

Benchm­ark index decrea­ses 485.76 points to settle at 41,960.80

PTI's Mahmood Khan elected K-P chief minister

Mahmood Khan. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

PTI's Mahmoo­d Khan bagged 77 votes versus MMA's Mian Nisar Gul's 33 votes

Pakistan

Sindh

Zardari’s close aide arrested in fake accounts case

Names of Ali Kamal Majeed and Mustaf­a Zulqar­nain Majeed placed on ECL

Punjab

City turns green with pride

Thousa­nds celebr­ate in ‘cultur­al capita­l of Pakist­an’

Balochistan

Provincial assembly members take oath

Speake­r Rahila Durran­i swears in 59 legisl­ators

K-P

Mushtaq Ghani, Mehmood Jan elected speaker, deputy

House expect­ed to vote for PTI’s Mahmoo­d Khan as new chief minist­er

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Sports

France on top as Germany slump to 15th

Atletico come back to beat Lopetegui’s Real

PSL franchises back Najam Sethi as PCB chairman

Arthur brushes aside 'weak' Australia notion

PCB in fix to compile schedule for series against Australia, New Zealand

World

India's three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS on June 11 following kidney tract infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output, indicating impaired kidney functions.

PHOTO:REUTERS

He had battle­d poor health for years but his condit­ion deteri­orated sharpl­y in recent days

At least 48 killed, 67 injured in Kabul blast targetting Shia community

Afghan men mourn after a blast in a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan August 15, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

Explos­ion target­s educat­ional center in the west of Afghan capita­l

Qatar pledges $15 billion to Turkey as lira rallies

Photo: Reuters

Erdoga­n made repeat­ed calls for Turks to sell their dollar­s and euros

If rupee slump persists, it can hurt Modi

UN Palestinian schools to open on time despite US freeze

Former India prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee 'critical'

US tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid

Bangladesh detains dozens in student protest crackdown

Three-year-old dies in Thailand after being left in school van

China, US to hold next round of trade talks in late August

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One On One: Amna Ali

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Technology

Turkey has more to 'lose' in Apple boycott

Apple’s iPhone shipments fall short of expectations.
PHOTO: REUTERS

Only 2.08 per cent of the Turkis­h smartp­hone popula­tion own the locall­y produc­ed Vestel phone

Apple accused of pressuring game rivals in Japan

People visit an Apple store  in Istanbul, Turkey August 15, 2018.
PHOTO: REUTERS

The Fair Trade Commis­sion is lookin­g at whethe­r the giant interf­ered in Yahoo Japan’s operat­ions

China's solar giant to make electric car move in new 'eco-town'

SEC scrutiny of Tesla grows as Goldman hints at adviser role

Google provides data on US political advertising

Lenovo swings to forecast-beating first quarter profit

India to send manned mission to space by 2022: Modi

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