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  • Imran Khan vows to make tourism a top priority

    July 18, 2018 2:36 PM

    NATHIA GALI: PTI chairman Imran Khan that his party would make tourism a top priority after coming into power. Addressing a gathering of supporters in the mountain resort town of Nathia Gali, Khan said that this area was better than Switzerland in term of scenic beauty. “Those who say industries will be set up at Nathia Gali are telling lies. Industries

  • Ex-PM’s daughter, Senator Amjal Wazir join PTI

    July 18, 2018 12:03 PM 4

    ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Muhammad Khan Junejo’s daughter Fiza Junejo have joined Pakistan Tehreeek-Insaf (PTI) after meeting Imran Khan in Islamabad. According to a statement issued by the PTI's Media Department, Senator Ajmal Wazir also met the PTI chief and joined his party. The two politicians separately met Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence

  • Zardari, Faryal Talpur removed from ECL

    July 18, 2018 9:06 AM

    ISLAMABAD: The government has removed names of Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur from the Exit Control List, Geo News reported on Wednesday. The names were removed from the list by the Interior Ministry days after they were placed on it in order to prevent them from leaving the country. Their names were placed on the Exit Control List after

  • Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

    July 18, 2018 8:53 AM

    The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated 145 unlawful killings, far surpassing the 20 people estimated to have been killed by militant groups during that period. It also speaks

  • Helicopter case: Imran asked to appear before NAB today

    July 18, 2018 7:35 AM

    PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Imran Khan in connection with a case pertaining to use of government helicopter. NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on February 2 had ordered an inquiry against the PTI chairman for using two KPK government helicopters on lower rates. According to Geo News, Khan was arsed to appear

  • Aqeel thrashes Zohaib in EAM & SEM Memorial Tennis

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Pakistan No 1 Aqeel Khan won his match in the first round of men’s singles in the 2nd EAM & SEM Memorial National Tennis Championship at Karachi Gymkhana on Tuesday. Aqeel thrashed Zohaib Gul from Hyderabad 6-0, 6-0. In other matches, Munir Ashiq smashed Wawel Raza 6-1, 6-2; Tahirullah Khan from KP beat M A Saeed 6-2, 7-5; Zeeshan Ashraf defeated

  • Abidal liver transplant legal: Spanish health body

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    MADRID: A liver transplant for cancer-stricken ex-Barcelona footballer Eric Abidal was carried out according to the law, Spanish health authorities said Tuesday, dismissing reports of organ trafficking. The transplant “took place according to the law in place and good clinical practice,” said a statement from the Spanish health ministry’s body responsible

  • Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland: Heimir Hallgrimsson has stepped down as Iceland coach after seven years with the team, the Football Association of Iceland (KSI) said on Tuesday. The 51-year-old guided Iceland to their first World Cup in Russia where they were eliminated in the group stage. “The FA of Iceland can now confirm that Heimir Hallgrimsson will not continue

  • Three Pak players to join team in Bahrain today

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Three Pakistan players who could not proceed with the team to Bahrain on Tuesday because of visas issue would now fly out of Lahore for Manama on Wednesday (today), an official of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) said. “Zain-ul-Abdeen, Abdul Basit and Murtaza Hussain will leave for Bahrain tomorrow. They have got visas,” the official told ‘The News’

  • Seven Pak players in Korea, Japan junior events

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: A group of seven junior squash players of Pakistan will participate in Korea Junior Open and Japan Junior Open this month. Korea Junior Open (AJSS Silver Event) is scheduled in Seoul, South Korea, from July 20-23. Owais Rasheed is top seed in under-19 category in this event and will play against Suk Jin Kim of South Korea in his first match