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January 5, 2019 12:00 AM Giantkiller Andreescu sends Venus packing

AUCKLAND: Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu stunned Venus Williams in the WTA Auckland Classic quarter-finals to continue her giant-killing run Friday, while defending champion Julia Goerges survived a match-point scare. The 18-year-old Andreescu, ranked 152nd in the world, beat Williams, 20 years her senior and a seven-time Grand-Slam winner, 6-7 (1/7), 6-1, 6-3.The tournament 11

December 25, 2018 7:25 AM Five quotes of Pakistan's founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah

1-There is no power on earth that can undo Pakistan. (Speech at a Mammoth Rally at the University Stadium, Lahore on 30th October. 1947.) 2-You are free; you are free to go to your temples. You are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion, caste or creed --that has nothing 29

December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers seek district status for upper Swat

MINGORA: Lawyers here on Saturday launched a movement to press the government to declare upper Swat as a separate district. The lawyers held a rally and marched towards the Matta Press Club. They threatened to take to the streets if their demand was not met. Speaking on the occasion, the lawyers, including Matta Bar Association president Mohammad Haleem 11

December 15, 2018 12:00 AM Faisalabad lawyers reject registry branch proposal

FAISALABAD: The lawyers of Faisalabad have outrightly rejected the proposal of setting up Divisional Registry Branch of the Lahore High Court at Faisalabad and vowed to continue their struggle. The DBA members showed their resolve during the address of Changaiz Khan Kakar, member, Punjab Bar Council (PBC), to local lawyers at the DBA protest camp set up on the District 13

December 2, 2018 11:03 AM Kaptaan's govt won't last long, says Zardari

Former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari said on Sunday that it seems to him that Imran Khan's government won't last long. Speaking at Pakistan People's Party rally in Nawaz Abad area of Sadiqabad district, he said they (PTI) can neither run the government nor the economy. He said since the world has developed and the truth no longer can be hidden 13

November 26, 2018 12:00 AM Violent protests haunt France

PARIS: Faced with violent anti-government protests in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday will announce new measures in an attempt to rally support for environment-friendly tax increases. Paris was counting the cost of clashes between police and demonstrators on Sunday on the Champs-Elysees where barricades were set on fire, luxury shop windows 18

November 25, 2018 12:00 AM Ailing Mugabe now unable to walk

ZVIMBA, Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical care and now unable to walk because of ill health and old age, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday. Mnangagwa told his ZANU-PF party supporters at a rally that the 94-year-old Mugabe had been receiving medical care in Singapore for the past two months. "He (Mugabe) 12

November 24, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers strike enters 10th day

FAISALABAD: The strike of lawyers for the establishment of a Lahore High Court Bench in Faisalabad entered the 10th day on Friday. The District Bar Association members took out a rally from the protest camp established at the main road of district courts. After marching through Kutchery Bazaar, they staged a demonstration. Addressing the lawyers, DBA president 10

November 23, 2018 7:07 PM TLP head Khadim Hussain Rizvi arrested

LAHORE: Khadim Hussain Rizvi, the chief of the politico-religious Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) party, was taken into custody from his residence in Lahore on Friday evening. The arrest comes two days before TLP's plans to hold a rally in Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh on November 25. According to Geo, law enforcers carried out an operation on Multan Road in Lahore 4

November 17, 2018 12:00 AM JUI-S rally demands arrest of Sami’s killers

NOWSHERA: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) activists on Friday took out a protest rally in Akora Khattak against the killing of party chief Maulana Samiul Haq. Led by JUI-S acting chief Maulana Hamidul Haq, Maulana Anwarul Haq, Maulana Syed Muhammad Yousaf Shah, Maulana Irfanul Haq Haqqani and others, the protesters were carrying banners and placards 14