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  • Tickets for PSL matches in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi available online

    January 15, 2019 9:30 AM 128

    Tickets for the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 matches in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi are now available online on www.q-tickets.com, the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) official website for the tournament announced on Tuesday. "Details about online Dubai and Pakistan leg tickets will be announced soon while box office ticket sales information for all five HBL PSL venues

  • Govt will 'need to take practical steps' if PPP does not bring change to Sindh, warns Fawad

    January 15, 2019 7:43 AM 125

    Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry warned on Tuesday that if the PPP is unable to bring change to Sindh and the chief minister does not resign, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government "will need to take practical steps". Chaudhry, while speaking to reporters upon arrival in Karachi, explained that the government wants "the PPP to bring change themselves"

  • Aqua Beach: Karachiites' exotic new picnic spot

    January 15, 2019 7:41 AM 145

    Karachiites now have a new picnic spot named ‘Aqua Beach’ situated some 50 kms from the city. The scenic spot provides respite to the chaotic routine life and its exotic landscape is replete of breath-taking views. Located alongside the Hub River, Aqua Beach is developed as an adventure spot that provides a number of recreational activities to the visitors

  • NAB gets transit remand of Saad for Islamabad meeting

    January 15, 2019 1:44 AM 151

    LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a three-day transit remand of former Railways Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique for his attendance in a meeting of the law and justice commission in Islamabad. The NAB special prosecutor filed an application before the court, pleading that being member of a parliamentary

  • ‘Launching new airline easier than reviving PIA’

    January 15, 2019 1:44 AM 152

    FAISALABAD: PIA Chairman Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik says short-term and long-term plans are in the works to revive the airline. Addressing members of the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry here on Monday, he said revival was a daunting task as compared to launching a new airline. The chairman said getting rid of seven loss-making routes

  • US officials due today for talks on Afghan peace process

    January 15, 2019 1:43 AM 141

    WASHINGTON: Two key US officials — special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Deputy Assistant to the US president Lisa Curtis — are expected in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks aimed at ensuring the success of a US-backed peace initiative for Afghanistan. The US Department of State announced last week that Mr Khalilzad is visiting India, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan

  • Nawaz Sharif, Asif Zardari played last political innings: Fawad Chaudhry

    January 14, 2019 6:52 PM 138

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said that Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), had played their last political innings in the country. Both the political leaders of PPP and PML-N, did not earn even a single rupee from any work, he stated while

  • Zardari says he does not want to see Maryam Nawaz in jail

    January 14, 2019 2:44 PM 130

    ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari has said that he does not want to see Maryam Nawaz in jails. Speaking in the National Assembly, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Zardari said, “I do not want to see Maryam Nawaz and others who are anyone’s daughter and sisters.” Asif Zardari said, “National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman

  • Sharif family woman takes a shot at PTI

    January 14, 2019 12:14 PM 134

    After Maryam Nawaz another Sharif Family woman appears to be readying to enter the world of politics. Zainab Suleman, daughter-in-law of Shahbaz Sharif, has started commenting on political issues on social media in tweets targeting rival Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Quoting from a newspaper column she taunted: “Fiaz ul Hassan Chauhan will face off Miftah

  • Public holiday declared on February 5th

    January 14, 2019 12:14 PM 140

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has declared as public Holiday to observe the “Kashmir Solidarity Day” on 5th February, 2019. The public holiday will be marked by all Provincial Governments including Gilgit-Baltistan, AJ&K and Islamabad Capital Territory, says a press release received here from Ministry of Interior, Islamabad. In this regard, it is requested