Saturday, 19 October 2019

Tag Archives: Imran Khan

Sarfaraz refuses to blame senior men for Pakistan’s troubles

MANCHESTER: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed refused to put the blame for his team’s defeat to India and poor World Cup on the senior players, saying all his squad needed to step up their game. Pakistan were outclassed with India making 336 for five and apart from a 104-run second-wicket partnership ...

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Pakistan bracing for austere budget under IMF, finance chief says

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing a belt-tightening budget to tame its fiscal deficit, the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, adding that both civilian and military rulers agreed austerity measures were needed to stabilize the economy. But Hafeez Shaikh, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s top finance adviser, declined to say whether ...

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Imran Khan speaks to Modi, hopes to improve ties

Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs on Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two countries would work closely together to improve ...

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Afridi lambasted over sexist remarks in autobiography

KARACHI: Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi batted away accusations of misogyny this week as critics lashed out at the cricket star’s admission that he refuses to let his daughters play outdoor sports. The remarks were just the latest controversy stemming from Afridi’s tell-all autobiography – “Game Changer” – released in ...

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Imran Khan ready for ‘any co-op’ on Afghan peace

ISLAMABAD/KABUL: Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan reiterated his vision for finding a peaceful solution in Afghanistan, fully owned and led by the Afghans themselves. Talking to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani who made a telephone call to him yesterday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the spirit of brotherhood defined ...

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UK conservative party chairman visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Right Honourable Brandon Lewis MP, British Cabinet Minister & Chairman of the UK Conservative Party visited Islamabad for meetings with the President, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, and other senior Government ministers of Pakistan. Mr. Lewis also took time to visit Faisal Mosque, the Pakistan Monument, and ...

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Theresa May accepts PM Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan. According to the Foreign Office, both premiers spoke on the phone Sunday evening. British Prime May praised Pakistan’s decision to release the Indian pilot it captured after his plane was shot down for violating ...

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Give peace a chance: Imran Khan responds to Modi

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday responded to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comments given a day earlier and assured him that he stands by his words that if India provides Pakistan with “actionable intelligence” regarding the February 14 attack in Kashmir’s Pulwama, “we will immediately act”. ...

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Throwback to when Bipasha called Pak-PM ‘hot’

BOLLYWOOD: Even before Imran Khan became prime minister of Pakistan, he has been enjoying a massive fan following across the world since his cricketing days. His personality and charming looks have taken over the hearts of hundreds and thousands of women despite his age. Khan is also popular among women ...

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