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  • Ronchi blitz fires Islamabad into second PSL final

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    DUBAI: Luke Ronchi didn't particularly need to do too much on Sunday to be in contention for player of the tournament, but he almost sealed that award with a blistering innings - by far the most devastating one in the tournament's short history. Ninety-four were smashed off 39 balls, 78 off which came through boundaries as Islamabad romped to their second

  • PTI,PPP alliance can't be ruled out: Khursheed Shah

    March 18, 2018 12:55 PM 1

    SUKKUR: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Saturday said possibility of an alliance between Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) or seat adjustment between the two parties in the next general election cannot be ruled out. Speaking to the media, he said it would be good sign if Asif Ali Zardari

  • Pakistan NSA, Afghan Chief Executive discuss peace offer to Taliban in Kabul meeting

    March 18, 2018 12:30 PM

    KABUL: National Security Adviser Nasser Januja on Saturday called on Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah during his one-day visit to Kabul. He under took the visit on the invitation from his Afghan counterpart Haneef Atmar. According to details of the meeting posted on Dr Abdullah's official Twitter account, Nasser Janjua and the Afghan Chief

  • Gunmen kill two polio monitors in NW Pakistan

    March 18, 2018 7:34 AM

    PESHAWAR: Gunmen ambushed and shot dead two members of a polio monitoring teami in tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Sunday. The incident happened Saturday night in the Saafi area of the Mohmand tribal district, where authorities imposed a curfew and launched a search operation led by the paramilitary Frontier Corps. "A monitoring

  • Amir Liaquat Hussain all set to join PTI

    March 18, 2018 2:41 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Imran Ismail has claimed that former Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader and TV anchor Amir Liaquat Hussain will be joining Imran Khan’s party. Speaking to a private TV channel, Imran Ismail claimed, “Amir Liaquat Hussain will formally announce joining PTI in a press conference with Imran Khan on Monday

  • Naval Chief Admiral Abbasi calls on Western Fleet Commander of Royal Saudi Naval Forces

    March 18, 2018 12:54 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, is on an official visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). During the visit, the Naval Chief called on Western Fleet Commander of Royal Saudi Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Hamed Bakheet Al Johani and also visited RSNF Ship and establishments. During the meeting with Western Fleet Commander

  • Khyber Paktunkhwa seeks Punjab govt help to moderenize CTD

    March 17, 2018 2:57 PM 1

    Lahore: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has sought help from Punjab to enhance its skills to combat terrorism . "Call Data Records Based Crime Analysis has been very effective in countering terrorism and investigation of crimes in Punjab," said a spokesman for the Punjab government on Saturday, adding that KP has asked Punjab for assistance in modernisation

  • PM Abbasi meets US officials in Washington

    March 17, 2018 10:48 AM

    WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has held meetings with US officials during his stay in Washintong, Geo News reported on Saturday. Citing unnamed sources, the TV channel reported that the prime minister met US officials at a local hotel where diplomats from the Pakistani embassy were also present. The prime minister also met Congressman

  • People in Sindh do not support Imran Khan: Khuhro

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM

    SUKKUR: PPP Sindh President Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Friday, while addressing the party’s public meeting in village Noorabad near Taluka Warrah in district Qambar-Shahdadkot, said the people of Sindh do not support Imran Khan because he supported dictator Musharraf during referendum. Taking a jibe at Nawaz, he said that Nawaz Sharif would weep in prison

  • Dr Ikhtiar Baig elected Chairman Pak-UAE Business Council

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: President Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Ghazanfar Bilour has appointed leading industrialist Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig as Chairman of Pak-UAE Business Council for 2018. Pak-UAE Business Council comprises heads of the leading Pakistani and UAE companies. Dr Baig has been elected unopposed with all directors on the board