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October 14, 2017 6:42 AM Paying the price: Law minister’s bar membership cancelled

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Friday passed a resolution cancelling the bar membership of Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and imposing a life ban on his entry into the premises in a strong reaction to his statement in favour of the Ahmadi community. A local TV channel had quoted Sanaullah as saying that “Ulema consider Ahmadis

October 14, 2017 5:28 AM Ahmadis not allowed to preach Islam, says Sanaullah

LAHORE ': Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that religious liberty regarding preaching of Islam has not been given to the Ahmadi community as they do not believe in Khatm-e-Nabuwwat. “Ahmadis have not declared themselves non-Muslims and pretend to be Muslims as they quote Quranic verses in their books, newspapers and digests for which they have not been permitted 5

October 13, 2017 7:14 PM Pak vs Sri Lanka: Babar’s ton guides Pakistan to victory

DUBAI: Pakistani bowlers tore through the Sri Lankan batting order, taking the team to an 83-run victory in the first ODI at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Hasan Ali and Rumman Raees spearheaded the Pakistani assault with their impressive performances, taking 3-36 and 3-49 respectively to restrict Sri Lanka to 209 in 50 overs 3

October 13, 2017 11:48 AM Pakistan off to a slow start against Sri Lanka in first ODI

DUBAI: Pakistan were off to a slow start after Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field in the ODI series opener on Friday. Pakistan were rattled after opener Ahmed Shahzad was dismissed for a duck after facing 12 deliveries. Pakistan are counting on a change in format and players to overcome a resurgent Sri Lanka in the five-match one-day series 2

October 13, 2017 12:41 AM JCP advises against extension in tenure of seven judges

ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) has proposed not to give extension in the tenure of service of seven additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC). The commission has, however, recommended one-year extension to another seven additional judges of the same court. The JCP meeting, chaired by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib 4

October 12, 2017 2:01 AM Two candidates favour PML-N in NA-4 by-poll

PESHAWAR: Adviser to the Prime Minister Amir Muqam has blamed the provincial government for creating hurdles to the ongoing schemes of gas and power supply in the NA-4 constituency to ‘hide its own failure and keep the people deprived of development’. This he said while speaking at a press conference at the PML-N secretariat here on Wednesday. On the occasion 12

October 12, 2017 12:00 AM John Cena’s ‘a fair bit bigger than I am: Behrendorff

GUWAHATI, India: By the time Jason Behrendorff had finished shredding India’s top order, the internet was going mental over his supposed likeness to WWE wrestler John Cena. And after Australia strolled to an eight-wicket win in the second T20I, Behrendorff was told of the comparison. He’s “a fair bit bigger than I am,” Behrendorff said as he burst out laughing 5

October 10, 2017 2:00 PM Historic sweep: We did not play good cricket, rues Sarfraz

DUBAI: Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera finished with five wickets to help Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday and take the series 2-0, and hosts’ captain Sarfraz Ahmed blamed poor cricket for the loss. Perera had figures of 5-98 as Pakistan, chasing a tough 317 to win, were bowled out for 248 in the second hour of fifth 10

October 10, 2017 12:11 PM Pakistan lose Test series against Sri Lanka in UAE

DUBAI: Pakistan lost to Sri Lanka by 68 runs in the second Test on the fifth and final day in Dubai on Tuesday. Sri Lanka won the two match series 2-0 and Pakistan suffered its first series loss since the team started playing its home matches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Pakistan faltered chasing 317 and were bowled out for 248 in their second 10

October 10, 2017 1:29 AM Pakistan celebrates World Post Day

ISLAMABAD: Hand in hand with Universal Postal Union, the Pakistan Post traditionally celebrates the World Post Day every year on October 9, with a new resolve to provide postal services, financial services, customised e-services and logistics to the customers, meeting the demands of the technology-driven competitive environment. The Pakistan Post celebrated 6