Archive for July 2018

Captain Sarfaraz, Waqar Younis, others visit Bani Gala

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed arrived in Bani Gala on Tuesday to meet PTI chairman Imran Khan after his party’s historic victory in the parliamentary elections. Muhammad Hafeez and Umar Gul are also accompanying the skipper. The cricket players will congratulate Imran Khan after PTI emerged as the single largest political party in…

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New Zealand say no to tour of Pakistan

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): New Zealand Cricket has turned down a request from the PCB to tour Pakistan later this year for a T20I series because of security concerns. New Zealand are set to travel to the UAE to play Pakistan for a full tour that is likely to comprise three Tests, three ODIs and as…

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Pakistan hockey players demand clearance of dues

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan hockey team has urged the government to release funds to the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) so the latter can pay the former daily allowances which have been delayed for the last six months. The development came before chief selector Islahuddin Siddiqui announced the team for upcoming Asian Games. The national…

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NAB summons Aleem khan in disproportionate assets case

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau has summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Aleem Khan in a case related to owing assets more than means of income. The NAB Lahore has summoned the PTI’s potential candidate for the slot of chief minister Punjab on August 8, around 11 am. Aleem Khan’s properties in the United States…

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GDA announce to move court against rigged polls

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), which miserably failed in the general elections 2018, has announced it will challenge the election results in court. The alliance, when formed its leader claimed, it would bring an end to almost a decade rule of the Pakistan People’s Party over the Sindh province but it couldn’t…

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Imran finalises Atif Khan’s name for CM KP

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan finalised the name of party leader Atif Khan on Tuesday for the seat of chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, dispelling the impression that former office holder Pervez Khattak will retain his position this time. According to sources, Pervez Khattak has been lobbying for the position and as a…

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Policeman arrested for allegedly raping girl in Multan

F.P. Report MULTAN: A police officer was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly raping a girl along with his two friends, a senior officer said. The additional sub-inspector along with his two friends allegedly raped the girl in Multan’s Shah Shams area. “Assistant Sub-Inspector Tariq was arrested on the girl’s complaint,” police said. “Raids are being…

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President for enhanced ties with Brazil

ISLAMABAD (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the increased bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Brazil and hoped that ties between the two countries in different fields would be further strengthened. He was talking to Chief of Staff of the Brazilian Armed Forces Admiral Ademir Sobrinho, who called on him. On the occasion, Ambassador…

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Iran rejects Trump offer of talks as ‘humiliation’, without value

LONDON (Reuters): Senior Iranian officials on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and “a humiliation” after he acted to reimpose sanctions on Tehran following his withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal. Separately, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Trump’s repudiation of the accord reached in 2015 was “illegal” and…

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