Thursday, 13 December 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

General Raheel departs to lead military alliance

LAHORE: Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif revealed that former army chief General Raheel Sharif has left for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to head the 41-nation military alliance. Talking to journalists, he said that Raheel Sharif had been given permission to head the military alliance after completion ...

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Windies recover after Amir strikes on Day 1

JAMAICA: West Indies’ middle and lower order came to their rescue in a big way as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day in Jamaica on 244 for 7. Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich added 118 for the sixth wicket after Mohammad Amir had ...

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European delegation visits Punjab Assembly

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has summoned the Provincial Assembly of Punjab to meet on April 24 (Monday). Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal would chair the 28th session of the Assembly which is likely to continue for two weeks. Meanwhile, a 16-member delegation of European Parliamentary Committee on Foreign ...

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‘Unique’ Younus eyes final Test milestone

KARACHI: When Younus Khan hangs up his bat at the end of Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, it will likely be with a final Test milestone against his name. Younus is just 23 runs away from becoming the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs. With the first ...

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Hassan Ali ruled out of first Test against West Indies

KARACHI: Pakistan’s fast bowler Hassan Ali is recovering well from his groin injury. However, he has been ruled out of Pakistan’s first Test against West Indies, starting on Friday. Hassan had suffered groin injury on Monday while fielding during Pakistan’s three-day practice match in Montego Bay ahead of the first ...

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PIA to start daily Karachi-London flights

LONDON: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) will provide passengers with an option of daily flights between Karachi and London from April 25, 2017. Two of these flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays, would be operated directly, while on other days convenient connections within two to three hours would be provided to Lahore ...

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Panama Papers verdict: SC establishes JIT to probe evidence

LONDON: Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued orders to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the Panama Papers evidence, and asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and sons Hassan and Hussain to appear before it. The five-judge bench, featuring Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Ejaz Afzal ...

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The 8 most elite special forces in the world

Elite special forces are some of the best-trained and most formidable units a country can boast. They go where other troops fear to tread, scoping out potential threats, taking out strategic targets, and conducting daring rescue missions. These are the best of the best. Though it’s extremely difficult to rank ...

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Inzamam hopeful of winning West Indies Test series

LAHORE: Enthusiastic Chief Selector of national team Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed hope in clinching the Test series against West Indies as this time it’s a great chance for green shirts to register their victory. Inzamam-ul-Haq said that the team will make the win historic but, firstly there is a need to ...

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Pakistan attaches importance to relations with UK: Fatemi

ISLAMABAD / LONDON: Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Tariq Fatemi said that Pakistan attached importance to its relations with the United Kingdom.In a meeting here with, life peer at the British House of Lords, the Special Assistant highlighted the remarkable progress made by Pakistan during the last ...

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