Pakistan

Missing activist Raza Khan returns home after 7 months

Missing activist Raza Khan returns home after 7 months

Social activist Raza Mahmood Khan, who had been missing for the past seven months, has returned home, DawnNewsTV reported on Friday citing police officials. Raza, a convener of Aghaz-i-Dosti — a friendship initiative between the youth of India and Pakistan — was reportedly picked up by men in plain clothesfrom his Model Colony residence on December 2, 2017. […]

Missing activist Raza Khan returns home after 7 months

Missing activist Raza Khan returns home after 7 months

Social activist Raza Mahmood Khan, who had been missing for the past seven months, has returned home, DawnNewsTV reported on Friday citing police officials. Raza, a convener of Aghaz-i-Dosti — a friendship initiative between the youth of India and Pakistan — was reportedly picked up by men in plain clothesfrom his Model Colony residence on December 2, 2017. […]

Abid Boxer granted interim bail, vows to ‘blow the lid off secrets’

Abid Boxer granted interim bail, vows to ‘blow the lid off secrets’

Infamous former police inspector Abid Hussain, aka Abid Boxer, who has been named in several cases of murder, attempted murder and land-grabbing in Punjab, was on Friday granted bail by a sessions court in Lahore, DawnNewsTV reported. After the Lahore High Court was informed on Monday that Boxer had been extradited to Pakistanfrom UAE in February, the accused, […]

Rao Anwar granted bail in case concerning fake FIR against Naqeebullah Mehsud

Rao Anwar granted bail in case concerning fake FIR against Naqeebullah Mehsud

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi granted bail to former Malir SSP Rao Anwar on Friday in the case against him for filing a fake first information report (FIR) against Naqeebullah Mehsud. This is the second case in which Anwar was granted bail. Earlier, on July 10, the tainted cop had been granted bail in the case […]

Trust the ECP to hold free and fair elections: Senate chairman

Trust the ECP to hold free and fair elections: Senate chairman

Senate Chairman Mir Sadiq Sanjrani on Friday threw his support behind the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), backing the watchdog to hold “free and fair elections”. A series of terrorism incidents and the subsequent impediments in holding elections rallies have led some — including Sanjrani’s predecessor Raza Rabbani — to claim that the July 25 polls are […]

Zaman, Imam set new record for Pakistan’s highest-ever partnership in ODIs

Zaman, Imam set new record for Pakistan’s highest-ever partnership in ODIs

Pakistan are 282-0 at the end of 39 overs in the fourth match of their five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. The left-handed pairing of Fakhar Zaman and Imamul Haq have broken the record of Pakistan’s highest partnership in ODI cricket for any wicket. The pair surpassed the previous record of 263 runs, set […]

Bilawal is getting his first chance, but will he walk the talk?

Bilawal is getting his first chance, but will he walk the talk?

Ever since becoming party head in 2012, Bilawal has been asserting in his speeches that his is a progressive party, a way forward. He repeatedly talks up the need to continue his mother’s mission to serve the people. Bhutto supporters and PPP voters took Bilawal as a new star, expecting him to strive for a […]

Meeting with Sharifs cancelled by Adiala Jail authorities, says Nawaz’s lawyer

Meeting with Sharifs cancelled by Adiala Jail authorities, says Nawaz’s lawyer

Adiala Jail administration on Thursday cancelled a meeting between incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and son-in-law retired Capt Muhammad Safdar, and their legal team. The legal team was trying to meet the Sharif family detained at Adiala Jail following their conviction in the Avenfield properties reference. On Wednesday, lead defence counsel […]