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  • Imran invites 'old freind' Nisar to join PTI

    April 19, 2018 1:03 PM 3

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has invited disgruntled PML-N leader and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to join his party. Talking to reporters in Lahore, the PTI chairman praised Nisar for showing courage and refusing to work under Maryam Nawaz. 'Nisar is my old friend and I'm happy that he stood and refused to take orders

  • PPP's Nadeem Afzal Chan joins PTI: sources

    April 19, 2018 11:31 AM 2

    Senior PPP politician Nadeem Afzal Chan has joined the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI), although an official announcement has yet to be made — DawnNewsTV reported on Thursday quoting party sources. Chan, the former Punjab chapter secretary general of the PPP, had long been tipped to defect to the PTI — just like his younger sibling Waseem Afzal had in October

  • In pictures: Shiny new Islamabad International Airport gets final touches ahead of inauguration

    April 19, 2018 9:23 AM 2

    The airport will now open on May 3. After going through a number of hiccups and delays, the inauguration of the newly constructed Islamabad International Airport is in sight with a test flight having landed on its runway on April 7. In its initial phase, the airport will be capable of handling nine million passengers and 50,000 tonnes of cargo every

  • Nawaz meets ailing wife, avoids talks on politics

    April 19, 2018 1:36 AM 5

    LONDON: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif late on Wednesday arrived in London with his daughter Maryam Nawaz to visit his ailing wife Kulsoom. Soon after their arrival at Heathrow Airport, they left for hospital to inquire after Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who has been under treatment in London as her condition is said to be serious. Nawaz spent few hours

  • Hilal Foods thrash Wonder Works 2-0 in Leisure Leagues

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: Mohammad Awais fired two goals to help Hilal Foods thrash Wonder Works by 2-0 in Leisure Leagues Seven-a-side Corporate League here at Karachi United Football Stadium. PSO received a walkover against Wonder Works when the latter failed to show up in time.Coke thrashed Hilal Foods 3-0 as Kamran scored two goals and Fahad struck one.The match

  • Conte says Man City could dominate for years

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LONDON: Antonio Conte says Manchester City could dominate English football for years after Pep Guardiola’s side dethroned Chelsea as Premier League champions. City were crowned champions last weekend with five games of the season still to go and boast a 16-point lead over second-placed Manchester United.“Manchester City is one club that can continue

  • O’Connor wins Alps third stage, Froome sixth

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    MILAN: Australian Ben O’Connor won the third stage of the Tour of the Alps on Wednesday with Britain’s four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome finishing sixth. Dimension Data rider O’Connor crossed alone five seconds ahead of Thibaut Pinto of FDJ with the French rider taking the overall race lead, after the 138.3km ride from Ora to Merano in northern

  • Matthysse vows fight ‘to the death’ against Pacquiao

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    MANILA, Philippines: World champion Lucas Matthysse on Wednesday vowed a fight “to the death” in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao, describing the Philippine boxing legend a diminished star. But the 35-year-old Argentine — who took the vacant World Boxing Association welterweight title in January — said it was still a “dream-come-true” and “an honour

  • Kohli keen on county stint ahead of England tour

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli says he is keen to play county cricket to get used to conditions on English soil ahead of India’s tour of the country later this year. The Indian skipper — the second-ranked Test batsman in the world and the best in One-day Internationals (ODIs) — had an uncharacteristically ordinary spell during the England tour in 2014. The prolific

  • Saudi firms keen to invest in Pakistan

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    KARACHI: Saudi Arabian companies expressed keen interest in starting business in Pakistan at a seminar held in Riyadh, a government statement said on Wednesday. Board of Investment, Council of Saudi Chambers, Riyadh Chamber and Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh jointly organised the seminar in which more than 150 Saudi Arabian companies participated