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Usman Riaz features in third Uth Records episode

KARACHI - Following its first two successful shows, Uth Records' third episode was aired recently with zeal and zest. After two musically diverse episodes, the third exciting episode of the televised platform for young musicians featured a Karachi-based singer, Usman Riaz. Through this platform, and as illustrated by the first two episodes with Jumbo Jutt and Yasir & Jawad, Uth Records aspires to show how talented young musicians from across Pakistan can thrive in a professional music

Raja Riaz replaces Zaheer as Opp leader

LAHORE - PPP Punjab senior leader Raja Riaz was named the leader of the opposition in the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday after PML-Q's Chaudhry Zaheeruddin resigned from the post, saying his party always respected other parties' mandate.
Early in the day, outgoing opposition leader Chaudhry Zaheer submitted his resignation with the PA speaker. Soon after that, Raja Riaz and several other PPP-backed MPAs called on Speaker Rana Iqbal and submitted two applications. The PPP's two

Raja Riaz says motion won’t be tabled against Shahbaz

LAHORE - The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Punjab has decided against taking the PML-N head on, as Senior Minister Raja Riaz hinted on Thursday that a no-confidence motion against Shahbaz Sharif would not be tabled even if the PPP was ousted from the Punjab coalition government.
Talking to reporters, Riaz said the PPP wanted to continue with its policy of reconciliation and the PPP would not move a no-confidence motion against the Punjab chief minister in any case. "We will sit

Raja Riaz asks Shahbaz to implement 19-point agenda

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif must implement the 19-point agenda of PPP in compliance with his commitments with their coalition partner, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) parliamentary leader Raja Riaz Ahmad said talking to journalists at his office on Friday.
Raja Riaz stressed that the committee's earlier constitution must be implemented as was suggested. He continued to urge Shahbaz Sharif to form a committee to implement as per his assurance to him during a

Punjab’s affairs are worsening: Riaz

LAHORE - In response to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)'s 10-point agenda, Punjab Senior Minister Raja Riaz while presenting a 19-point version has asked Nawaz Sharif to look into the Punjab government affairs as the governance issues are worsening despite the full support of Pakistan People's Party (PPP).
Raja Riaz, also the PPP's parliamentary leader in the Punjab Assembly, made the demand through a letter, a copy of which he also provided to the media representatives,

Ch Zaheer and Raja Riaz target Sanaullah

LAHORE - The war of words between the troika in Punjab Assembly Rana Sana ullah, Raja Riaz and Ch Zaheer continued even outside the assembly on Friday.
Both Punjab Assembly opposition leader Chaudhry Zaheer and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) parliamentary leader Raja Riaz targeted the Punjab law minister and Rana Sana responded with the same coin while they were talking to the media after assembly session. Opposition leader and PML-Q parliamentary leader Chaudhry Zaheer pointing

SC sends notice to Raja Riaz and Uzma Bukhari for defaming...

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Thursday issued notices to Raja Riaz, PPP Punjab senior minister and Uzma Bukhari, PPP's provincial assembly member, asking them to submit their replies over a statement they made in an assembly session that certain TV channels were shareholder of India's Bajaj Group.
The bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Ghulam Rabbani issued notices to both leaders through the Punjab Assembly