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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Asif questions fate of Senate chairman, deputy

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday questioned the future of the Senate chairman and deputy chairman elected through votes of members who had sold their votes. Asif took to twitter to express his views after a press conference held earlier by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan who had disclosed the names of his party

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM US to deport 107 Pak prisoners

ISLAMABAD: Washington has decided to deport 107 Pakistanis languishing in jails on the charges of terrorism, robbery, breaching of immigration laws, sexual harassments, selling of drugs and keeping false citizenship. To this effect, top mandarins of the Interior Ministry in Pakistan and officials of Pakistan Embassy in Washington have completed dialogue

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM PPP invites applications for NA, PA tickets

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Wednesday initiated the process for inviting the PPP tickets from the desiring candidates of the National Assembly and provincial assemblies for the upcoming general elections with deadline of May 3. Secretary General of PPPP Farhatullah Babar said that applications should be addressed to the President

April 18, 2018 2:12 AM Pakistan cautions India against fanning row over pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: The Fore­ign Office (FO) denied an Indian allegation on Tuesday that Pakistan had instigated Sikh pilgrims to agitate over the Khalistan issue and cautioned New Delhi against fanning this controversy. The ongoing row has marred the Sikh pilgrimage for Baisakhi and Khalsa Janamdin ceremonies over the last fortnight. “Pakistan categorically

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM PRU’s GIR prograamme in progress

LAHORE: Pakistan Rugby Union’s (PRU’s) Get Into Rugby (GIR) programme is currently in progress all over Pakistan. According to information provided by PRU head coach Shakeel Ahmed Malik positive results are being witnessed. In Islamabad coach Zaheer Ahmed Babar is looking after GIR programme in schools and colleges. In G/8-4 girls secondary school Islamabad

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pak hockey team for Youth Olympic qualifiers named

ISLAMABAD: A nine-member Pakistan hockey team along with four standbys has been announced for the Asian qualifiers for the Youth Olympics to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from April 25-29. It is pertinent to mention that the hockey event of the Youth Olympics is played on 5-a-side format. Squad: Awais Arshad (goalkeeper), Waqas Ahmed (captain), Ali Raza, Mohibullah 1

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Huge potential for aviation business’

KARACHI: There is a huge potential for aviation business in Pakistan, mainly after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said Kanaporn Apinonkul, country manager of Thai Airways International. Speaking to a group of journalists at the concluding ceremony of two weeks Thailand food festival, he said, at present, Thai Airways operated daily flight

April 17, 2018 9:34 PM China Southern Airlines to start Kunming-Islamabad flights

The China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd will be starting flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of this year. This was underlined in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines Tuesday met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, and included Hu Yaohui

April 17, 2018 9:40 AM US official confirms restriction on Pak diplomats

WASHINGTON: A senior official of Trump Administration has confirmed that Pakistani diplomats cannot move without seeking prior permission from the concerned authorities in the State Department. In an interview with VOA's Uzbek service, Thomas Shannon, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, said this restriction was placed in response to the same conditions 1

April 17, 2018 6:24 AM Ex-judge, wife sentenced to one year in prison in Tayyaba torture case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday convicted former Additional Session judge Khurram Alik Khan and his wife Maheen Zafar in Tayyaba torture case. The court sentenced the former judge and his five to one year in jail and imposed Rs50,000 fine on each convict. Juvenile housemaid Tayyaba was tortured by the judge and his wife in December 2016 and after 3