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August 13, 2018 1:25 PM Sangakkara says has no 'ambitions' to be next Imran Khan

Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was eyeing next year's presidential elections. “I would like to put to rest speculation and rumour once and for all, confirming that I do not harbour any ambitions for political office,” Sangakkara, 40, said in a statement 1

July 29, 2018 9:14 AM PML-Q wants CM or deputy PM spot in return for supporting PTI in Punjab

The PML-Q has demanded the post of Punjab chief minister or deputy prime minister as a condition for forming a coalition provincial government with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), a source within the PML-Q told DawnNewsTV on Sunday. According to sources within the PML-Q, the party has sent its demands for supporting PTI in Punjab to the PTI's senior 4

July 22, 2018 11:37 AM Former cricketers turn to support Imran Khan in Pakistan elections 2018

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistani cricket stars have come out in support of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan as the country prepares to go to the polls on Wednesday. "It was in your leadership skip @ImrankhanPTI that we became world champions in 1992. It is in your leadership that we can again become a great democratic country," tweeted Wasim Akram 23

July 20, 2018 6:45 AM Waqar Younis vows to support Imran Khan's slogan of change

KARACHI: Pakistan pace bowling legend Waqar Younis on Thursday vowed to support Imran Khan’s slogan of change and to build Naya Pakistan. Pakistan is going to vote in crucial July 25 polls in which PTI is hoping to form government in Islamabad. Wishing all the best to PTI chief in the upcoming elections, the legendary cricketer, in his tweet, said;"Enough 4

July 19, 2018 9:52 PM PPP believes in principles, ideology and service to masses: Bilawal

FAISALABAD: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that PPP believes in principles, ideology and service to people instead of sowing seeds of hatred among masses. Addressing a reception rally at Allama Iqbal Colony here on Thursday evening, he said: “I have entered the politics with the sole objective of accomplishing the unfinished 4

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysian king calls for unity amid racial tensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s king has appealed for calm amid growing racial tensions in the Muslim-majority country after an electoral earthquake in May toppled the Malay-dominated coalition that had ruled the country for decades. In his inaugural address to lawmakers during the new parliament session, King Sultan Muhammad V urged "every citizen to preserve 3

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Hurling abuses: PPP asks ECP to take action against Khattak, Imran

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Maula Bux Chandio on Monday slammed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership for using abusive language against opponents, and asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to take action against it. In a statement, Chandio said PTI chief Imran Khan and former CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak had polluted 2

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM MMA asks caretakers to ensure fair, free election

RAWALPINDI: The leaders of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) on Saturday asked the caretaker governments in Center and provinces to play their due role to ensure fair and free elections while removing an impression being created about pre-poll rigging. Addressing a public meeting here at Liaquat Bagh, the top leadership of the alliance of five religious 4

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Hurdles ahead of polls not a new phenomenon for PPP: Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Former president and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari Saturday said the people who are creating hurdles in PPP election campaign will fail. In a statement, Zardari said everyone knows that these hurdles are not new for the party and the party workers. "The PPP workers know how to jump over these hurdles," he said. The former 2

July 14, 2018 9:15 PM Saad Rafique lashes out at Aitzaz Ahsan’s statement

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique on Saturday lashed out at PPP leader Aitzaz Ahsan for his conflict-gearing remarks on Nawaz Sharif and his daughter’s arrest. The PML-N leader clarified that he accompanied the PML-N rally from beginning till end to welcome the party quad. Slamming a response at the senator’s attempts for revolts 2