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Mushahidullah Khan, Mian Attique exchange tirade in Senate

09 September, 2020 3:31 pm 3:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A war of words broke out in the Senate on Friday between PML-N leader Mushahidullah Khan and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Mian Attique Sheikh. The bitter words exchanged between the both senators during Senator Mushahidullah’s speech on the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Senator Ateeq interrupted with a snide … Read More

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Senate rejects “The Anti-Terrorism (Third Amendment) Bill 2020”

09 September, 2020 2:40 pm 2:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate on Wednesday rejected “The Anti-Terrorism (Third Amendment) Bill, 2020 with a majority vote. The anti-terrorism bill was tabled by Senator Sajjad Toor. 34 votes were casted against the bill while 31 senators supported the bill after Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani ordered voting on demand of the opposition. It is … Read More

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Fateha offered for Mir Hasil Bizenjo in NA, Senate

08 August, 2020 12:48 pm 12:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate and National Assembly on Friday offered Fateha for National Party chairman Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo who passed away on Thursday night after a prolonged battle with lung cancer. The House offered fateha for the departed soul of late Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo and paid rich tributes for his … Read More

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BRT project has become a white elephant, says Sherry Rehman

07 July, 2020 7:22 pm 7:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – PPP Senator Sherry Rehman said that the BRT project has become a white elephant. Expressing her views in the Upper House on Wednesday, she said that the government should narrate its achievements instead of pointing fingers at the performance of the previous governments. She said that the PPP leadership appears on … Read More

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Senate also unanimously passes resolution to write Khatam-un-Nabiyyin with ...

06 June, 2020 10:22 pm 10:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate on Wednesday also  unanimously passed a resolution to write Khatam-un-Nabiyyin with the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in all textbooks. The resolution was moved by Senator Mushtaq Ahmed of the Jamaat-e-Islami.The House unanimously passed the resolution. Earlier, the National Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to write Khatam-un-Nabiyyin with the … Read More

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Opposition slams govt for sacking PSM employees during Senate session

06 June, 2020 1:11 pm 1:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The opposition senators slammed the government for sacking Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) employees in a session of the Senate held on Friday. While addressing a session of Senate, PML-N’s Senator Mushahidullah said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had said in the past that he would demonstrate to everyone how the steel … Read More

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Senate passes unanimous resolution appreciating Chinese support

05 May, 2020 3:30 pm 3:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate passed a unanimous resolution expressing deep appreciation to China for its strong support and timely assistance to Pakistan during the current coronavirus crisis. The resolution, moved by leader of the Opposition Raja Zafarul Haq, said China’s support has helped Pakistan to combat COVID-19 by protecting our people, saving our … Read More

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Tempers rise as US Senate awaits vote on $2 trillion coronavirus bill

03 March, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate hoped to vote on Wednesday on a $2 trillion (1.69 trillion pounds) emergency package to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but found themselves fending off critics from the right and left who threatened to hold up the bill. Top aides … Read More

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After National Assembly, Senate approves Zainab Alert Bill

03 March, 2020 5:55 pm 5:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After the National Assembly, the Senate approved the Zainab Alert, Recovery and Response Bill, 2019 with a majority on Wednesday. Senator Mushtaq Ahmed opposed the bill. Jamaat-e-Islami’s Sirajul Haq and Mushtaq Ahmed had proposed to turn the life term into capital punishment. After the enactment of the law, maximum and minimum … Read More

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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