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Mr Khan and the ‘phateechar’ logic behind his ‘Africa’ comment

Mr Khan and the ‘phateechar’ logic behind his ‘Africa’ comment

Mr Khan and the ‘phateechar’ logic behind his ‘Africa’ comment Imran Khan, Pakistani cricketer turned politician, speaks during an interview at his residence in Islamabad November 16, 2011. PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: By now it has become a near-certainty that if a PML-N leader says ‘the sky is up’, PTI chief Imran Khan will say it is […]

Emir of Qatar acknowledges Pakistan’s role in strengthening its armed forces

Emir of Qatar acknowledges Pakistan’s role in strengthening its armed forces

Emir of Qatar acknowledges Pakistan’s role in strengthening its armed forces By News Desk Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa meets Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Qatar on Wednesday. PHOTO: ISPR Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has acknowledged Pakistan’s role in developing and strengthening of their armed […]

Miandad defends Imran’s ‘phateechar’ remarks

Miandad defends Imran’s ‘phateechar’ remarks

Miandad defends Imran’s ‘phateechar’ remarks By Sports Desk Javed Miandad had Imran Khan’s back during their playing career, and it seems their bond is intact even decades into their retirements. So when Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supremo dug himself a hole following his controversial ‘phateechar’ remark regarding the foreign players in the Pakistan Super League final, it is no […]

IAEA approves safeguards for K-2, K-3 nuclear power plants

IAEA approves safeguards for K-2, K-3 nuclear power plants

IAEA approves safeguards for K-2, K-3 nuclear power plants By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approved on Wednesday Pakistan’s request for the application of safeguards for K-2 and K-3 nuclear power plant units, according to an official handout. The approval was made by the nuclear watchdog’s board of governors, it said. These […]

Baywatch trailer is out but where is Priyanka Chopra?

Baywatch trailer is out but where is Priyanka Chopra?

Baywatch trailer is out but where is Priyanka Chopra? By Entertainment Desk Pee Chee is probably in the same state of mind right now. PHOTO: FACEBOOK The much-awaited trailer for Priyanka Chopra’s Hollywood debut Baywatch has finally been released but fans, who had high hopes, have been left disappointed. Dwayne Johnson, also now known as […]

Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with inspirational Malala quote

Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with inspirational Malala quote

Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with inspirational Malala quote The 19 year old continues her struggle and activism for women’s rights and has become a symbol for women empowerment in Pakistan. PHOTO: AFP The world is celebrating International Women’s Day today to honour political, social, cultural and political achievements of women all over the world. […]

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STOCK, MARKET, TO, BE, CLEAN, OF, BLACK, MONEY, SAYS, A, RESOLUTE, SECP, CHIEF

Stock market to be clean of black money, says a resolute SECP chief PHOTO:FILE ISLAMABAD: The apex regulator is set to tackle one of the biggest issues facing the country’s financial system – the inflow of black money – ahead of Pakistan’s anti-money laundering (AML) review next year. In a briefing to the senate standing committee, […]

PM Nawaz urges Kuwaiti PM to lift visa restrictions

PM Nawaz urges Kuwaiti PM to lift visa restrictions

PM Nawaz urges Kuwaiti PM to lift visa restrictions Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: AFP Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif punctuated the importance of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Kuwait, said a press release on Tuesday at the Bayan palace. On meeting with Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al Mubarak al Hamad al Sabah, at the […]

International cricket returns to Pakistan

International cricket returns to Pakistan

International cricket returns to Pakistan PHOTO: AFP Fresh from hosting the Pakistan Super League final, there is more good news for Pakistan cricket as the International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering sending a World XI side to Lahore to play a four-match T20 series in September. The series, which will be another giant leap towards […]

Pakistan gets access to high-quality solar energy maps

Pakistan gets access to high-quality solar energy maps

ISLAMABAD:  The World Bank, in partnership with the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), on Tuesday launched a series of new solar maps for Pakistan in support of efforts to increase the deployment of renewable energy in the country. This will help in expanding access to sustainable and affordable sources of indigenous energy in the country. […]

PAKISTAN Imran details Qatari prince’s ‘murky past’

PAKISTAN Imran details Qatari prince’s ‘murky past’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan submitted a 24-page affidavit, describing the ‘murky past’ of the Qatari Prince, Sheikh Hamad bin Jasim, who came to the rescue of the Sharif family in establishing the money trail of London flats in the Panamagate case in the Supreme Court. As the case enters its final round next […]

Islamabad High Court bars Valentine’s Day celebration in public spaces

Islamabad High Court bars Valentine’s Day celebration in public spaces

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday prohibited the celebration of Valentine’s Day in public spaces and government offices across the country ‘with immediate effect’. A day before Valentine’s Day, the Federal Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the Islamabad High Commission were told by Justice Shaukat Aziz, who was hearing […]

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