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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Shoaib Malik ruled out of Twenty20 series

ISLAMABAD: All-rounder Shoaib Malik has been ruled out of the three-match Twenty20 International series against New Zealand. The first match will be played on Monday (tomorrow). The Pakistan team’s tour management committee, consisting of team manager Talat Ali, head coach Mickey Arthur and captain Sarfraz Ahmed, held a meeting with physiotherapist Vib Singh 1

January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Nisar, Wajid elected PBF president, secretary

ISLAMABAD: Nisar Ahmad Shahwani (Balochistan) was elected President while Wajid Ali Chaudhry (Punjab) Secretary General of Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) during elections held in Lahore Saturday. Units participated in the election meeting were Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, AJK, Gilgit Baltistan, Wapda, Railway, Pakistan 1

January 20, 2018 5:14 PM India beats Pakistan by 2 wickets to claim Blind Cricket World Cup title

India beat Pakistan by two wickets to win the Blind Cricket World Cup for the second time after a thrilling match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Hosts Pakistan had set India a target of 308 runs at a loss of eight wickets in their allotted 40 overs after they were put into bat. India conquered the modest target in the 39th over, with two balls

January 20, 2018 2:31 AM PTI lawmakers curse parliament, deputy speaker

ISLAMABAD: A day after the National Assembly adopted a resolution condemning their party chief, legislators from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday cursed the institution of parliament on the floor of the house. The rumpus began after the day’s business had been concluded and the deputy speaker adjourned the session until Monday evening

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Nisar new president of Pakistan Badminton Federation

KARACHI: Nisar Ahmed Shahwani of Balochistan and Wajid Ali Chaudhry of Punjab were elected as president and secretary, respectively, of Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) on Friday. The electoral meeting was held at the Punjab Olympic Association’s (PbOA) office at Lahore. Pakistan Sports Board’s (PSB) senior official Raja Zulfiqar Akhtar and PbOA’s

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to field four shuttlers in CW Games

KARACHI: Pakistan will field four shuttlers in the Commonwealth Games slated to be held at Gold Coast, Australia, from April 4-15. National champion Murad Ali, former national champion Hafiz Irfan Saeed, reigning national champion Mahoor Shehzad and former national champion Palwasha Bashir will be part of Pakistan’s touring party. Pakistan Badminton

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pak-Iran railways authorities meet

Islamabad: The minutes of the Joint Expert Committee Meeting between Pakistan Railways and Iranian Railways were finalised at the Ministry of Railways, here on Friday. It was jointly decided that a relief train and relief crane will be positioned at Dalbandin Station, Pakistan. The roster for passenger train between Pakistan and Iran is not decided yet. It will be mutually 1

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM NAB chairman seeks report on NTS ‘corruption’

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has sought preliminary report on alleged corruption, leak of question papers and other irregularities in the National Testing Service (NTS). The NAB Rawalpindi was tasked with investigating those responsible for allowing the NTS to conduct various examinations despite presence 1

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Rs12 bn corruption detected in six housing societies: Senate body told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate sub-committee on Cabinet was informed on Friday that corruption of Rs12 billion has been detected in six housing societies in Islamabad. The meeting chaired by its chairperson Senator Kulsoom Parveen discussed various irregularities in housing societies, laws which regulate societies. An official informed the meeting that an audit

January 19, 2018 9:52 AM CJ takes suo motu notice of 'extra judicial murder' of Naqeebullah Mehsud

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu notice of alleged extra judicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsood, Geo TV reported. According to the TV channel, the Supreme Court chief justice have sought a report from the Inspector General Sindh Police within seven days. Family and friends of Naqeebullah Mehsood, a youth