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May 22, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Punjab’s remote areas have plenty of boxing potential’

LAHORE: Secretary Sports Punjab Aamir Jan said that overwhelming success of recently-staged Punjab Open Inter-Division Boxing Championship showed that Punjab has plenty of boxing talent; he expressed these views in a statement on Monday. Aamir Jan said that Punjab Open Inter-Division Boxing Championship provided sufficient opportunity to boxers of far-flung

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Oldest living Pak Olympian Fazil dies aged 92

ISLAMABAD: One of the oldest living Pakistan Olympian Raja Mohammad Fazil breathed his last in Rawalpindi Monday. He was 92. Fazil was part of 38-member Pakistan contingent which participated in Helsinki (Finland) Olympics in 1952. He together with Mohammad Sharif, Abdul Aziz and Mohammad Aslam represented Pakistan in 400x100 relay. Pakistani quartet

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM MJSF recognised for charitable efforts by Danish Embassy

Karachi: The Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation (MJSF), a not-for-profit organization working in the fields of education, healthcare, disaster relief and sustainable social development has been recognized for its charitable efforts by the Royal Danish Embassy. To mark the occasion, a shield was presented to Ali Charanya, Chief Operating Officer

May 21, 2018 4:39 PM Imran Khan slams Nawaz Sharif on Avenfield statement

ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman Imran Khan has described former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s court statement about his alleged properties in London as “absolutely shameful.” Khan’s reaction came hours after Nawaz Sharif told an accountability court that he had no link with the Avenfield apartments which were owned by his sons. Mr Sharif said that his children

May 21, 2018 11:04 AM Nawaz Sharif accuses Panama investigators of bias

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday accused the joint investigation team (JIT) of being 'biased' and having affiliation with his political rival Imran Khan’s party. The JIT had been set up by the Supreme Court to investigate allegations of money laundering against the ruling family in the Panama Papers case. The ex-premier made the remarks

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM PPP says 100-day plan will meet the fate of 90-day plan

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) sees the 100 days plan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as wish list which will meet the same fate as the 90 days plan. “Let us go back five years to the time Imran Khan had promised a 90 days overhaul plan and had pledged to convert the Chief Minister House and the Governor House into public libraries 2

May 20, 2018 2:21 PM Daniyal rejects fake allegations of money laundering against Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz has rejected the bogus allegations of money laundering against former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who was an honest and righteous person in the country. The National Assembly Committee on Law and Justice directed the Chairman National Accountability Bureau (Retd) Justice Javed Iqbal to appear 3

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Out of power Nawaz habitually defames Army: Imran

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that it seemed to be habitual with Nawaz Sharif to malign the Pakistan Army every time he is out of power. “So it seems to be habitual with Nawaz Sharif to malign the Pakistan Army every time he is out of power. He did the same in 1994,” Imran said in a tweet. In another

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Shahbaz T20 Ramazan Cricket begins

ISLAMABAD: As many as 39 teams of Union Councils Rawalpindi are taking part in the 5th Shahbaz Sharif T20 Ramazan Cup Floodlight Tournament 2018 that got under way here at the Government Degree College Satellite Town Ground. Hanif Abbasi, Chairman Steering Committee Sports Punjab, and Sardar Nasim Mayor Rawalpindi, formally inaugurated the tournament 2

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Some people join politics to make money: Imran

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday said some people join politics in Pakistan just to make money. "Just compare their (politicians) assets before and after coming to power," Imran said while addressing a book launch ceremony in Lahore. The PTI chief said the political party that takes the reigns of the country next, will deal with a crisis-stricken 1