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July 15, 2018 12:00 AM After N-League, PTI also decides to flex muscles in Lahore

LAHORE: To reciprocate Pakistan Muslim League-N show of power in Lahore, Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf would also flex its muscles in the city during its two-day campaign on July 18-19. Sources said PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif held stormy visits to various constituencies of Lahore during the past week and also led a rally in Lahore on July 13 to welcome

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Siraj, Shujaat visit Bilour House

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) head Sirajul Haq on Saturday termed the new wave of terror attacks a conspiracy to postpone the upcoming general elections. He was taking to reporters after a visit of the Bilour House to offer condolence over the death of ANP leader Haroon Bilour and 22 other party activists in the Yakatoot suicide attack. JI leaders including

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Indonesian police shoot dead three suspected militants

JAKARTA: Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead three suspected Islamic militants on Saturday in the central Java city of Yogyakarta, police said. National police spokesman Mohammad Iqbal said the officers from the elite unit had shot the suspects after being attacked with “sharp weapons and a firearm”. Two officers suffered arm wounds and police

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Head-scarved Malaysian girl wows with soccer skills

KLANG, Malaysia: The slick freestyle football moves of a Malaysian Muslim girl have boosted her into the spotlight in a country where the sport is dominated by men. Sporting a headscarf, Qhouirunnisa’ Endang Wahyudi executed deft moves, juggling the ball before balancing it on her soles and later on her forehead.“The headscarf is not an obstacle,” the 18-year-old 1

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Two contestants fighting against Imran face predicament

ISLAMABAD: Two prominent politicians contesting against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in Lahore and Bannu are in the soup for different reasons, apparently creating favourable conditions for him in the fierce July 25 scramble. The Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab has recommended to the Deputy Commissioner of Lahore to place 1

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM No one will be allowed to plunder exchequer: Khattak

NOWSHERA: PTI senior leader and former chief minister Pervez Khattak said on Friday that no one would be allowed to loot the national exchequer in the future. He was addressing public gatherings in Nowshera Kalan, Kheshgi Balan and Pir Sabaq areas. Khattak said that struggle against the corruption in the leadership of PTI chief Imran Khan would continue 1

July 13, 2018 1:53 AM Imran gets bitter at PML-N workers welcoming Sharifs

LAHORE/NAROWAL: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan putting aside all the political correctness and norms on Thursday questioned as to why the people would go to welcome the thieves (the Sharifs) of the country. In a rally in Narowal, he said he/she must be a donkey whoever goes to receive Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz at the Lahore airport

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Maryam, Hussain’s sons arrested for assaulting man

LONDON: London Metropolitan Police on Thursday arrested Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz’s son, Junaid Safdar, for physically assaulting a man outside the Avenfield apartments, Geo News reported. Junaid Safdar claimed protesters outside the Avenfield House spat at and tried to attack him. Hussain Nawaz's son, Zakaria Hussain, was also arrested 1

July 12, 2018 5:03 AM NA-125 rigging case: Supreme Court rules in Saad Rafique's favour

ISLAMABAD: Setting aside Election Tribunal's verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique's favour in a case pertaining to election rigging in NA-125. The PMLN leader had approached the SC after the Tribunal judge Rashid Mehboobi ordered by-election declaring election results in the constituency

July 12, 2018 2:44 AM PML-N leaders condemn crackdown on party activists

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday condemned the crackdown against the party activists by police, terming the move as an attempt to bar party loyalists from going to airport welcoming their leader Nawaz Shairf. Speaking at a hurriedly called press conference in Model Town Lahore early on Thursday