Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Sharif family to stay in jail till election, Pakistani court adjourns appeals

LONDON: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) adjourned till the last week of July appeals by jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar against their conviction for corruption. The decision means that Sharif, until recently the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), ...

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Google Doodle honours legendary Mehdi Hassan on his 91st birthday

KARACHI: As midnight struck, Google changed its search page ‘doodle’ to a visual representation of legendary ghazal singer Ustad Mehdi Hassan Khan in honour of the late musician’s 91st birthday. Google pays homage to various notable names around the world through its Google Doodle feature, wherein it changes its logo ...

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Azhar Ali signs for Somerset

LONDON: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has joined Somerset for the remainder of their first-class English County Championship fixtures this season, the southwest club said. The 33-year-old replaces Australia opener Matt Renshaw, who made three hundreds at 51.30 in the opening rounds of the Championship before breaking a finger against Surrey ...

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Pakistan walk over Zimbabwe

(AFP) ICC: Fakhar Zaman’s second ODI century, and seven wickets shared between Usman Khan and Hassan Ali, ensured Pakistan completed a nine-wicket win and took a 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series. Pakistan were always heavy favourites for this series after many of Zimbabwe’s best players ruled themselves out ...

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Mehwish Hayat receives special international award from UN

NEW YORK: Renowned actress Mehwish Hayat has received special international award from United Nations (UN) in America. Talking to newsmen, she said that this award is a great honor and achievement for her. She said that she will work more hard to brighten Pakistan’s name further. She said that she ...

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Sonam Kapoor ‘dying to hang out ‘ in Pakistan

MUMBAI: An Instagram new feature has taken the world of Social Media by storm and celebrities and civilians alike have been bombarded by questions from friends and fans. Bollywood beauty Sonam Kapoor Ahuja found herself in a similar situation recently. While being a sport and answering a lot of fan ...

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Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif arrested to serve jail term

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested late Friday as he returned to eastern city of Lahore from London to serve a 10-year jail term on corruption charges, officials said. Sharif, accompanied by his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who was also sentenced to seven years in prison, landed in ...

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1st ODI, Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 201 runs

(AFP) BULAWAYO: Pakistan leg spinner Shadab Khan on Friday credited his team´s recent successes on their camaraderie after a crushing win over Zimbabwe in the opening game of a five-match one-day series. After Pakistan won by 201 runs in Bulawayo, Khan, who starred with the ball, was asked to explain ...

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Supermodel Amna Babar uncovers incident of harassment

LAHORE: Pakistani supermodel Amna Barber had shared her tortuous experience of harassment by random boys yesterday on the streets of Lahore during the daytime. Amna had shared the photos of those boys on her Instagram account and one boy is seen using the middle finger to The Lux style award winner. Here is ...

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