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October 18, 2017 3:31 PM Double feat for Hasan! Becomes 2017’s top bowler, completes 50 ODI wickets

KARACHI: Pakistan’s pace sensation Hasan Ali on Wednesday completed 50 wickets of his ODI career, in his 24th ODI, becoming the quickest Pakistani to reach the milestone. Hasan Ali finished with bowling figures of 10-0-34-5 in Pakistan’s third ODI against Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday evening, which also made him leading wicket-taker of the year 2017. The 23-year

October 18, 2017 12:06 PM Imran, Tareen disqualification case: SC says verdict will be issued at once in both cases

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday observed that the apex court is examining the cases of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and party leader Jahangir Tareen closely and the verdict will be issued at once in both cases. A three-member bench of the apex court ─ headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising

October 18, 2017 12:00 PM Nawaz Sharif will return very soon: Ayaz Sadiq

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on Wednesday said the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will return to the country soon. "Nawaz Sharif will return to the country very soon, as soon as Begum's [Kulsoom Nawaz] health stabilises a bit," said Sadiq. When asked regarding the recent meeting between Maryam Nawaz, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz 1

October 18, 2017 6:30 AM Ishaq Dar corruption hearing adjourned after lead counsel’s absence

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing a corruption case against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar adjourned proceedings until October 23 owing to the absence of Khawaja Harris, Dar's lead counsel. As the hearing began, the court was informed by Dar's legal team that their lead counsel, Harris, is out of the country and thus could not be in court today

October 18, 2017 5:33 AM PPP rally today in Hyderabad in remembrance of Karsaz blast martyrs

KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is all set to hold a rally in Hyderabad today to mark the blast in Karachi’s Karsaz area in a party rally on October 18 in 2007. Preparations and security plan for the rally, to be held near the Hyderabad bypass, have been completed. Forty-thousand seats have been placed in the venue for thousands of supporters 1

October 18, 2017 4:14 AM Pakistan must be careful not to choose sides

Just as 9/11 changed the dynamics in South East Asia, the 2003 invasion of Iraq and then the subsequent Arab Spring wave in 2011 brought about a significant shift in dynamics of the Middle East. Pakistan must thus catch up with this shift and focus on a more structured and firmer policy. No more has this been more apparent in Islamabad’s efforts to mediate 2

October 18, 2017 1:30 AM Zardari invites Khosa to join PPP

| Says PML-N on verge of collapse | Nawaz playing dangerous game LAHORE - Veteran politician and estranged PML-N leader Sardar Zulfiqar Khosa is seriously considering the option of joining the PPP on the invitation of Asif Ali Zardari who went to his Gulberg residence late Tuesday night with a formal invitation to join his party. Talking to the media 1

October 18, 2017 12:22 AM ‘Socialism last hope against capitalist exploitation, evil of globalisation’

Socialism is the last hope for those suffering under the yoke of capitalist exploitation and the evil of globalisation. Such was the tenor of the speeches made at the ‘Centennial Year of Russian Revolution: 1917-2017’ seminar held on Tuesday. Organised jointly by the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (Szabist) and the Tareekh

October 17, 2017 8:39 PM PML-N in hot water as Khosa accepts Zardari's invite to join PPP

Veteran politician and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senator Sardar Zulfiqar Khosa has accepted the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari’s invitation to join PPP. Speaking to media at his residence late on Tuesday night, both the leaders wished each other well. Khosa appreciating Zardari’s visit, said that he had never 1

October 17, 2017 8:15 PM Caitlan Coleman, American woman released with her family in Pakistan: Who is she?

American Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and their three children were all released last week in Pakistan, after spending five years held by the militant Haqqani network, which has ties to the Taliban. President Donald Trump said in a statement that the U.S. and Pakistani governments worked together and "secured the release of the Boyle-Coleman