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Senate passes unanimous resolution expressing solidarity with Palestinians

02 February, 2020 5:00 pm 5:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate passes a unanimous resolution to express solidarity with the Palestinians on Monday. Bills pertaining to amendments to Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and consumer protection laws were also presented in the Upper House. Senator Agha Shahzeb Durrani presented a resolution regarding the flour crisis in the House. Meanwhile, the opposition … Read More

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US Senate acquits Trump in historic vote as re-election campaign looms

02 February, 2020 8:15 am 8:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term. The businessman-turned-politician, 73, survived only the third presidential impeachment trial in … Read More

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Resolutions expressing solidarity with Kashmiris passed in NA, Senate

02 February, 2020 9:14 pm 9:14 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Resolutions expressing solidarity with Kashmiris were passed in the National Assembly and the Senate. The resolutions condemned the Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir, demanding the world take notice of the Indian illegal acts. They also demanded that the curfew imposed in the Occupied Valley for six months should be lifted. The … Read More

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Bill seeking an increase in MPs’ salaries rejected in Senate

02 February, 2020 6:56 pm 6:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A bill seeking an increase in the salaries of members of the parliament was rejected on Monday. The bill was presented by Naseeb Bazai, Sajjad Tori, Yaqoob Nasir, Dilawar Khan, Ashok Kumar and Shamim Afridi. Naseeb Bazai said that salaries of all heads of departments are above 700,000. Faisal Javed said … Read More

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Senate passes Maternity and Paternity Leave Bill with a majority

01 January, 2020 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate on Monday passed the Maternity and Paternity Leave Bill 2018, making it mandatory for employers to grant six-month paid maternity leave and three-month paid paternity leave. It has also been recommended in the bill to grant additional unpaid three-month maternity leave and one-month paternity leave. However, the government has … Read More

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Trump impeachment trial opens as watchdog faults White House on Ukraine

01 January, 2020 9:01 am 9:01 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove US President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by withholding security aid for Ukraine approved by Congress. The assessment from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) was a setback … Read More

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House Democrats deliver impeachment articles to the Senate

01 January, 2020 8:12 am 8:12 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of US House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the trial of President Donald Trump. Led by the House of Representatives’ sergeant at arms and the House clerk … Read More

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Trump impeachment charges may go to Senate as early as next week: Pelosi

01 January, 2020 1:46 pm 1:46 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led US House of Representatives will send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate as early as next week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday, setting the stage for his long-awaited trial. Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House, has been engaged in a three-week cat-and-mouse game … Read More

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Senate approves Services Acts Amendment Bills 2020 with a majority

01 January, 2020 3:19 pm 3:19 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate approved Services Acts Amendment Bills 2020 with a majority on Wednesday. Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani presided over the session. Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak presented the report. The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), the Jamaat-e-Islami and the National Party staged a protest against the bills. On Tuesday, the Senate Standing Committee on Defence … Read More

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Services Acts Amendment bills to be presented in Senate for approval today

01 January, 2020 10:30 am 10:30 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Services Acts Amendment bills will be presented in the Senate for approval on Wednesday. On Wednesday, the Senate Standing Committee on Defence had unanimously approved the bills regarding the tenure of the services chiefs — chief of army staff, chief of air staff and chief of naval staff and the … Read More

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Former Trump aide calls Ukraine meddling theory fiction; Trump would welcom...

11 November, 2019 9:15 am 9:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser urged lawmakers in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Thursday not to promote “politically driven falsehoods” that cast doubt on Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Fiona Hill spoke on the last day of public testimony scheduled before the Democratic-led House Intelligence Committee probing … Read More

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Senate unanimously passes resolution against Indian atrocities in IoK

08 August, 2019 2:41 pm 2:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate on Friday unanimously passed a resolution against Indian atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). It was moved by Leader of House Shibli Faraz. The resolution strongly condemning the illegal annexation of IoK by India led by Narendra Modi and the RSS gang he represents. The resolution states that the … Read More

PM Imran Khan congratulates Sadiq Sanjrani on regaining Senate confidence

08 August, 2019 6:06 pm 6:06 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM House on Friday. The prime minister congratulated him on regaining the confidence of the Senate. He expressed the hope that Sadiq Sanjrani would continue to dispense his responsibilities to runs the House’s proceedings in an amicable way. “The members’ … Read More

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Pentagon finally gets a boss: Senate confirms Esper as defence secretary

07 July, 2019 9:54 am 9:54 am

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – It took seven months, but President Donald Trump finally has a Senate-confirmed secretary of defence. American TV channel ‘CNBC’ reported that Mark Esper – an army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist – won Senate confirmation Tuesday by a vote of 90-8. He was to be officially sworn in by the … Read More

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Senate chairman convenes session on opposition’s requisition on July ...

07 July, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has convened a session on the requisition of the opposition on July 23. The session will be held at 3pm on Tuesday. On the other hand, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has replied to a letter written by the opposition. He said that he was ready to face … Read More