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May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Lanning, Raj to feature in women’s exhibition T20

MUMBAI: Australia captain Meg Lanning, superstar all-rounder Ellyse Perry and India ODI captain Mithali Raj are set to be part of the IPL Supernovas team in the Women’s T20 exhibition match in Mumbai. They will face an IPL Trailblazers side that includes Jhulan Goswami, the highest wicket-taker in women’s ODIs, the prolific New Zealand opener Suzie Bates 1

May 17, 2018 10:59 AM Pleas for treason case against Nawaz Sharif dismissed

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday dismissed applications seeking to register a treason case against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The applications were filed by Pakistani Awami Tehreek (PAT) and others over Sharif's comments about Mumbai terror attacks in an interview with an English daily on May 12. PAT leader Khurra Gandapur on May 14 moved 1

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM UN: 68 percent of world population will live in urban areas by 2050

UNITED NATIONS: Sixty-eight percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas by the year 2050, the United Nation said Wednesday, up from 55 percent at present.The UN report predicted an extra 2.5 billion people living in ever-expanding cities in the next 30 years, with as much as 90 percent of the urban growth centered on Asia and Africa. The boom in city-dwellers 5

May 15, 2018 2:43 PM National security shouldn't be put at stake for political gains: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has called for an end to a debate that Nawaz Sharif sparked with his controversial remarks about Mumbai attacks. Expressing his views in the National Assembly, he said that Sharif's remarks were misreported by Indian media. "Nawaz Sharif didn't say Mumbai attackers were dispatched from Pakistan. The sentence 1

May 15, 2018 5:31 AM Nawaz rejects National Security Committee statement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supreme leader Nawaz Sharif has rejected the statement of National Security Committee's Monday's statement as horrible and painful, according to Geo News. The TV channel reported that the PMLN leader has said the statement of the top civilian-military coordination forum was based of misunderstanding. The NSC meeting

May 15, 2018 12:00 AM Sindh Assembly condemns Nawaz’s statement, calls it violation of oath

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday approved a majority resolution against the former premier Mian Nawaz Sharif, condemning his recent remarks regarding Mumbai attacks and demanded him to seek an apology from the entire nation. Strongly criticising the former prime minister's statement, the Sindh Assembly termed it a violation of his oath, which has hurt the feelings 1

May 14, 2018 5:19 PM Nothing new in Nawaz Sharif’s statement: Sanaullah

LAHORE: Outspoken Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said that there was nothing new in Nawaz Sharif’s recent media statement about the Mumbai attacks. “I stand by Nawaz Sharif. Shehbaz Sharif also stands by Nawaz Sharif,” Sanaullah told media persons in Lahore. “Nawaz Sharif hasn’t said anything new. Former interior minister Rehman Malik had made same remarks 1

May 14, 2018 2:39 PM Nawaz Sharif's statement 'misinterpreted', says PM Khaqan Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi clarified on Monday that statement of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ‘misinterpreted’ in the media. He was speaking to the journalists in a hurriedly called press conference after an important meeting of National Security Committee today. The NSC unanimously rejected the allegations and condemned 3

May 14, 2018 11:14 AM India responsible for Mumbai attacks: Rehman Malik

ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister and PPP Senator Rehman Malik has held India responsible for the Mumbai attacks, saying the incident had been engineered to divert world attention from the violation of human rights in Kashmir. Rehman Malik said in a statement that Pakistan played no role in the incident. Referring to Nawaz Sharif’s statement on the incident 9

May 14, 2018 11:14 AM PM Abbasi meets Nawaz after NSC meeting

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with Nawaz Sharif after attending an important meeting of National Security Committee, which deliberated upon the former PM’s statement regarding Mumbai attacks. Quoting sources, Geo News reported that the two leaders would also discuss the caretaker prime minster candidate. Nawaz Sharif, in a recent 3