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May 26, 2018 4:12 PM Pakistan’s new envoy to US Ali Siddiqui to assume office on May 29

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's ambassador-designate to Washington Ali Jahangir Siddiqui will travel to the United States tonight to take charge of his office on May 29. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had appointed the investment banking expert and his special assistant as Pakistan's ambassador to the US last month. He is scheduled to leave for the United

May 26, 2018 2:05 AM Former DG ISI summoned to GHQ for explanation over book he co-authored with ex-RAW chief

RAWALPINDI: DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor on Friday announced that Pakistan Army has summoned former ISI chief Lt-Gen (retd) Asad Durrani on May 28 to explain his position on views attributed to him in book ‘Spy Chronicles’, co-authored with a former Indian intelligence chief. “Lt-Gen (retd) Asad Durrani will be asked to explain his position on views

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM Durrani advises Qureshi to respect Quaid’s decision on Bahawalpur

ISLAMABAD: Former Information Minister Muhammad Ali Durrani on Friday advised PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi to respect the decision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, who had given Bahawalpur a provincial status. “Shah Mehmood Qureshi should apologise on his remarks as the status of Bahawalpur was determined by none else but the Founder of Pakistan

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM Govt asked to restore KP Assembly seat for Chitral

CHITRAL: A civil society organisation called for restoring one provincial assembly seat of the Chitral district which had been abolished by the Election Commission of Pakistan citing fall in the population count. Speaking at a news conference, Chitral Community Development Network (CCDN) Chairman Sartaj Ahmad Khan said the Chitral district was deprived

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM Four-party alliance discusses election campaign

LAHORE: An alliance of four parties held a meeting at the residence of Pakistan Muslim League-Q President and former Prime Minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi here Friday, in which views were exchanged regarding the next general election. The meeting was participated by Khurram

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM May shows better moves than Jagger in earning MCC membership

LONDON: Theresa May, the Prime Minister, has been fast-tracked for membership of MCC. While Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones frontman, is also an MCC member, it is understood he was obliged to spend longer on the waiting list. Both, it is understood, were fast-tracked up to a point, but May’s wait was understood to be measured in weeks. May, is a well-known

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan players impress British PM

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May praised the performance of Pakistan cricket team at the Lord’s cricket ground after the tourists put England on the back foot on Friday. May and her husband Philip John joined Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman (PCB) Najam Sethi at Lord’s and watched the second match between England and Pakistan.The prime minister

May 25, 2018 6:03 PM Nawaz Sharif playing double game, alleges Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Friday said that PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif was still playing game with them. Addressing a press conference here Friday, Asif Zardari questioned Nawaz Sharif’s loyalties to the country. Zardari said Nawaz Sharif should make it clear whether he is with Pakistan

May 25, 2018 3:24 PM Imran Khan commended me on countering abuse: Naeem ul Haq on slapping Daniyal Aziz

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Naeemul Haq has rejected the impression that Imran Khan appreciated him for slapping a federal minister on a TV show. "Contrary to what some media is projecting IK never appreciated the slap but commended me for countering the abusive and false onslaught of Danial. IK never encourages use of violence anywhere anytime

May 25, 2018 1:18 PM Civilian would have been declared traitor for co-authoring book with Indian counterpart: Rabbani

Veteran PPP leader and former Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani on Friday said if any civilian had co-authored a book with an Indian counterpart he would have been declared a traitor, referring to "The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and The Illusion of Peace" co-authored by former ISI and RAW chiefs. Speaking in the Senate, he said it was surprising to see that on one hand Pak-Indo