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October 17, 2017 4:11 PM Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

GARDEZ, AFGHANISTAN: Two separate suicide and gun attacks on police and soldiers in Afghanistan left at least 71 dead and nearly 170 wounded Tuesday in the latest devastating assaults on beleaguered security forces. The Taliban claimed the more deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack on police in the southeast city of Gardez in Paktia province

October 17, 2017 4:06 PM Tickets for Pakistan vs Sri Lanka T20I in Lahore go on sale online

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday launched the first phase of online ticket sales for the upcoming T20I match between Pakistan vs Sri Lanka in Lahore. Sri Lanka will play the 3rd T20I of three-match series in Lahore on October 29. The match will also mark the first-ever visit by a major Test playing country since the attack on Sri Lanka

October 17, 2017 3:56 PM Will put institutions on right track after gaining power: Imran

MALAKAND: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday that his party will put the country’s institutions on the right track after winning the next general elections. While addressing a ceremony at Malakand University, the PTI chief said “we will transform NAB (National Accountability Bureau) and FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) first

October 17, 2017 2:59 PM Karachi stabbings: Police think they've got the wrong guy

The Karachi police said on Tuesday that Mohammad Waseem, the ‘prime suspect’ in the Karachi stabbing cases who was arrested in Mandi Bahauddin a couple of days ago, might not be the culprit, Express News reported. The police have been unable to find any evidence of Waseem’s presence in Karachi when the stabbings took place. The residents of Karachi had breathed

October 17, 2017 2:20 PM Shehbaz meets Maryam, says clash between institutions not good for country

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz has emphasised on better relations among all national institutions, saying the current atmosphere of confrontation between institutions “is not in the best interest of the country”. “The present atmosphere of confrontation between institutions is not in the best interest of the country,” Shehbaz said during a meeting with Maryam

October 17, 2017 2:03 PM ‘Money trail’ submitted by Khan and Tareen fails to satisfy judges

ISLAMABAD: A day after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claimed that he had submitted the entire money trail of his Banigala property to the Supreme Court, the apex court bench hearing the disqualification case against him and his party’s secretary general Jahangir Tareen on Tuesday expressed its reservations over the documents submitted

October 17, 2017 12:53 PM Struggling Sri Lanka look to stay alive in series

Little hopes of revamp that flickered for a while - courtesy a clean sweep in the Test series - seem to have faded prematurely. After yet another ODI loss - ninth in a row - Sri Lanka find themselves in an eerily familiar do-or-die situation that they encountered against India a few weeks ago. Back then they had ended up on the wrong side of the result

October 17, 2017 11:55 AM Over 50 killed in attacks on Afghan security forces

GARDEZ: Two separate suicide and gun attacks on government forces in Afghanistan left nearly 50 dead and more than 200 wounded, officials said Tuesday, the latest devastating assault on beleaguered security forces. The Taliban claimed the most deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack on police in the southeast Afghan city of Gardez that left hospital

October 17, 2017 11:39 AM Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 32 in attack on Afghan police

The death toll in an ongoing suicide and gun attack on a police training centre in a southeast Afghan city has risen to 32 with more than 200 wounded, a hospital official said Tuesday. "The hospital is overwhelmed and we call on people to donate blood," said Shir Mohammad Karimi, deputy health director in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province. A separate 3

October 17, 2017 10:31 AM US drones strike again near Pak-Afghan border, casualties feared

PESHAWAR: Another drone attack was reported on Tuesday near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Kurram Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). According to media reports, the drone fired two missiles at a house in Kuch Khurram area near the border. Clouds of smoke could be seen rising out of the site of the attack. Meanwhile, the death 3