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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM NAB summons Pervaiz Elahi in forest land case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi in connection with its probe into illegal allotment of forest land in Rawalpindi to a private housing society during his last tenure as Punjab chief minister. A senior NAB official told The News that the Bureau is probing the former Punjab 1

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Two children per family enough: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Terming the burgeoning population a ticking time bomb, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday suggested that two children per family would help control it. The suggestion from the top judge came during the hearing of a suo motu case pertaining to unchecked population growth. The chief justice directed the government, civil 1

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Ex-US envoy Munter calls on PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday the government was striving for bringing about meaningful transformation in lives of people through socio-economic development and equitable distribution of resources. The prime minister said this while talking to former US ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, who called on him here. Imran emphasised 2

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Subhan, Aman to vie for men’s singles title

ISLAMABAD: Subhan bin Salik and Aman Attique Khan moved into the men’s singles final of the CAA National Tennis Championship at the Islamabad Tennis Complex courts on Tuesday. In the semi-finals, Subhan edged out Zalan Khan 6-4, 7-6(4) while Aman blanked Saifullah Khalid Khawaja 6-0, 6-0. Mahvish Chishti and Farida Farooqi will be pitted against each other 11

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Khurram helps Faisalabad bowl out Sialkot cheaply

ISLAMABAD: Pacer Khurram Shahzad picked up 7-55 as Faisalabad bowled out Sialkot for meager 101 on the opening day of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy Grade II match at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad Tuesday. When stumps were drawn for the day, Faisalabad in reply were reached 97-4 with skipper Misbahul Haq (37 not out) still at the crease. Earlier, Khurram 11

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM PSL tickets available online

LAHORE: Sharjah will host a total of eight HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) games; the historic venue with the record for staging most One-Day-Internationals (236) will be the centre stage for the HBL PSL matches for the fourth successive year since the inception of the league in 2016, says a PCB release. HBL PSL 2019 arrives at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium 11

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Sialkot cheaply dismissed in QAT G-II

ISLAMABAD: Pacer Khurram Shahzad picked up 7-55 as Faisalabad bowled out Sailkot for meagre 101 on opening day of Quaid-i-Azam Trophy (QAT) Grade II match at the Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad Tuesday. When stumps were drawn for the day, Faisalabad in reply reached 97 for 4 with skipper Misbahul Haq (37 not out) still at the crease. Earlier, Khurram bowled 3

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Mudassir bags National U-18 Snooker title

ISLAMABAD: Shaikh Muhammad Mudassir (Punjab) surprised former world junior champion Naseem Akhtar, also from Punjab, in an intense battle to win the Jubilee Insurance National Under-18 Snooker title here at the Pakistan Sports Complex Hall Tuesday. Rawalpindi boy kept up pressure on Naseem Akhtar to win 5-4 (2-53, 75-20, 55-14, 67-31, 68-29, 17-65, 8-80, 22-67, 74-25) to emerge 2

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Subhan faces Aman in CAA National Tennis final

ISLAMABAD: Subhan bin Salik and Aman Attique Khan moved into the final of men’s singles event of the CAA National Tennis Championship under way at the Islamabad Tennis Complex courts. In semis played Tuesday, Subhan bin Salik edged out Zalan Khan 6-4 7-6 (4) while in the second semis Aman blanked Saifullah Khalid Khawaja 6-0, 6-0. Mahvish Chishti and Farida 2

January 15, 2019 4:21 PM Opposition forms committee for joint line of action on public issues

ISLAMABAD: Main opposition parties on Tuesday constituted a committee to prepare a joint line of action for raising issues of public importance. The decision was taken in a meeting of opposition parties, including Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN), Awami National Party (ANP) and Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) here at the Parliament 4