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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


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Rehbar Committee to announce candidate for Senate chairman on July 11

07 July, 2019 4:57 pm 4:57 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The opposition’s Rehbar Committee held on Friday and decided to announce the joint candidate for Senate chairman on July 11. The 11 member committee of opposition parties held its first meeting in Islamabad, took an oath of confidentiality and formulated a policy to run anti-government movement. Two members each from Pakistan … Read More


Marayam, Nawaz, hints, in-house, change, removing, Senate, chairman

Marayam Nawaz hints at in-house change, removing Senate chairman

06 June, 2019 7:11 pm 7:11 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz has hinted at removing Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and in-house change. Talking to the media on Wednesday, he said that the budget had increased the problems of the masses. “Those voting in favor of the budget will be a criminal in the court of the people,” she … Read More


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Senate rejects IHC Amendment Bill-2019

05 May, 2019 5:23 pm 5:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate on Friday rejected the Islamabad High Court (IHC) Amendment Bill-2019 after opposed by majority lawmakers from the opposition parties. The bill, moved by Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Azam Swati on behalf of Minister for Law and Justice, was opposed by Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Senators Sherry Rehman and Mustafa … Read More


Dr Aafia, Siddiqui, agreed, file, plea, sentence, FM, Senate

Dr Aafia Siddiqui has agreed to file plea against her sentence: FM tells Se...

05 May, 2019 1:43 pm 1:43 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Dr Aafia Siddiqui had agreed to file a petition against her sentence. In a written reply during the Senate session on Wednesday, he said that only Aafia Siddiqui could make a decision on her appeal according to the US judicial system. He said that … Read More


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IMF lobby surrounding PM Imran Khan, says Raza Rabbani

05 May, 2019 4:31 pm 4:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former Senate chairman Raza Rabbani said on Tuesday that the lobby of International Monetary Fund (IMF) surrounded Prime Minister Imran Khan. Addressing a Senate session, the senator said that the same lobby is against the 18th amendment and provincial autonomy. He also said that the federal government did not take the … Read More


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Ruckus in Senate as opposition records protest on petroleum prices hike

05 May, 2019 5:53 pm 5:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The ruckus was marred in Senate session on Monday when an opposition senator criticized the government over recent hike in petroleum prices. During the ongoing session of the Upper House, the opposition criticized on petroleum prices hike and they staged protest on standing their seats. The ruckus increased in the session … Read More


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Govt announces to end Neelum-Jhelum surcharge from June 30

05 May, 2019 3:42 pm 3:42 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Azam Swati informed Senate that Neelum-Jhelum surcharge will end on 30th of June this year. The Senate was informed that net profit of electricity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa amounting to 136 billion rupees has been paid to the province. The minister told the House during Question Hour that … Read More


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Senate condemns Indian blames against Pakistan over Pulwama attack

02 February, 2019 5:51 pm 5:51 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate unanimously passed a resolution, moved by Raja Zafarul Haq, condemning premediated reactions, threats, and war hysteria by India in the aftermath of Pulwama attack in Indian-held Jammu Kashmir (IHK). In the resolution, it also condemned the frivolous propaganda campaign launched by New Delhi against Pakistan, which is escalating during … Read More


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Opposition in Senate rejects increase in Hajj expenditures

02 February, 2019 5:01 pm 5:01 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The opposition parties in the Senate has rejected government’s decision to increase the Hajj expenditures. Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Mushtaq Ahmed, who tabled the calling attention notice, said that the government had carried out a drone attack on the Hajis. He questioned dismissal of the recommendations of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) … Read More


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Sahiwal incident: Senate body rejects CTD’s claim about suicide jacket

01 January, 2019 8:22 pm 8:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Additional Home Secretary Punjab on Wednesday briefed the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights about the Sahiwal incident. The Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights members rejected the CTD’s claim of presence of a suicide jacket in the car, terming it baseless. “The CTD officials would have not fired from … Read More