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  • US to deport 107 Pak prisoners

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    ISLAMABAD: Washington has decided to deport 107 Pakistanis languishing in jails on the charges of terrorism, robbery, breaching of immigration laws, sexual harassments, selling of drugs and keeping false citizenship. To this effect, top mandarins of the Interior Ministry in Pakistan and officials of Pakistan Embassy in Washington have completed dialogue

  • PPP invites applications for NA, PA tickets

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Wednesday initiated the process for inviting the PPP tickets from the desiring candidates of the National Assembly and provincial assemblies for the upcoming general elections with deadline of May 3. Secretary General of PPPP Farhatullah Babar said that applications should be addressed to the President

  • Woman asks govt, SC to help get back her two sons from ex-husband

    April 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    PESHAWAR: A woman who was married to a handicapped person in Gujrat lamented how she was trapped by another man for second marriage, plunging her into a life full of miseries that ended in divorce and taking away her two children. Rabia Gul from Arbab Road in Peshawar asked the government and the authorities concerned to help her get back her two sons from her former

  • Indian Sikh pilgrim accepts Islam, marries Muslim boy in Pakistan

    April 18, 2018 6:56 PM

    LAHORE: An Indian Sikh pilgrim girl, Kiran Bala daughter of Manohar Lal, has accepted Islam and married to a Pakistani boy in Lahore. According to Geo News, Kiran Bala accepted Islam at Jamia Naeemia Lahore. Her Islamic name is Amina Bibi. Amina Bibi married to Mohammad Azam, son of Khadim Hussain, soon after she was converted to Islam. Following the development

  • Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed seeks liver donor to save life of ailing niece

    April 18, 2018 12:03 PM 7

    Suffering from a liver condition, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed's niece is in desperate need of a life-saving donor. The cricketer has made an emotional appeal for a donor to step forward to save the life of his niece. Sarfraz Ahmed used his Twitter account to seek support for Ayeza who he said has already gone through one surgery and needs a life saving

  • Promising to return, Nawaz and Maryam leave for London

    April 18, 2018 7:07 AM 6

    Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday left for London where Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz is undergoing treatment for lymphoma. The father-daughter duo, who are currently facing accountability hearings, left for London on a Qatar Airlines flight around 9:30am and are scheduled to return on April 22. However, in a tweet

  • Pakistan cautions India against fanning row over pilgrims

    April 18, 2018 2:12 AM

    ISLAMABAD: The Fore­ign Office (FO) denied an Indian allegation on Tuesday that Pakistan had instigated Sikh pilgrims to agitate over the Khalistan issue and cautioned New Delhi against fanning this controversy. The ongoing row has marred the Sikh pilgrimage for Baisakhi and Khalsa Janamdin ceremonies over the last fortnight. “Pakistan categorically

  • Court summons 4 over Eddie abuse

    April 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: Four men have been summonsed to appear in court after England rugby coach Eddie Jones was subject to a barrage of foul-mouthed abuse following his side’s Six Nations defeat to Scotland.A group of men asked to have a photograph taken with the 58-year-old at a Manchester railway station on February 25. But footage released online showed the atmosphere

  • Football: Guangzhou into AFC League last 16

    April 18, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    HONG KONG: Fabio Cannavaro’s Guangzhou Evergrande cruised into the last 16 of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday after completing an unbeaten group campaign with a 3-1 win against Cerezo Osaka. The Chinese Super League champions will be joined in the knockout phase by Thailand’s surprise package Buriram United, who secured second place in Group G with a 1-0 win at Jeju United

  • Mushfiqur to miss remainder of BCL

    April 18, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    DHAKA: Bangladesh’s wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will miss the remainder of Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), the franchise-based four-day competition, with an ankle injury that is set to rule him out of action for the next three weeks. Mushfiqur scored a brilliant century for table-toppers BCB North during their last match but will miss the crucial