PM Imran performs Umrah ahead of meeting with Saudi king

KARACHI/MAKKAH/MADINA: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday performed Umrah a day after his arrival here in Saudi Arabia — his first official visit to the Kingdom after assuming office — and prayed for Pakistan's prosperity. The doors to Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine at Mecca's Grand Mosque were opened especially for the Pakistani premier, who offered nafal prayers at the sacred place. PM Imran,...

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Tears, a sword and a mishit: A look at five great India-Pakistan cricket encounters

Sparks generally fly when India take on Pakistan at cricket and Wednesday's Asia Cup clash in Dubai will be an emotionally charged fixture as always. AFP Sport looks at five of the most memorable previous encounters, the first since Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in the Champions Trophy final in June 2017. - Dark day - On the same...

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Grand maestro Ustad Amanat Ali Khan remembered on his 44th death anniversary

LAHORE: The 44th death anniversary of legendary classical singer Ustad Amanat Ali Khan was observed in Lahore and other cities of country. Amanat Ali Khan was born in 1932 in Sham Chaurasi, Hoshiarpur, Punjab. Soon after independence, he moved to Pakistan. The ‘ghazals’ sung by him aired by Radio Pakistan Lahore Station had become quite popular among the public. The...

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Cellular services to remain suspended in Karachi from Muharram 8 to 10

Web Desk: Mobile phone services will remain suspended in Karachi to maintain law and order from Muharram 8 to 10, the Sindh home secretary said Tuesday. According to details, the cellular services will not be suspended across the megapolis, in order to facilitate the people. The service will remain in place from 7am to 12 midnight in Karachi.   The...

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PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia on his first foreign visit

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday arrived in Madina on his first foreign visit to Saudi Arabia. Upon arrival, the Pakistan premier was received by Governor of Madina Faisal bin Salman, Pakistan's ambassador to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham bin Siddique and other officials. PM Khan is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Information Minister...

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