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‘My comments over Kashmir issue misinterpreted by Indian media,’ clarifies Shahid Afridi

Web Desk: Veteran cricketer Shahid Afridi on Wednesday has rejected the Indian media reports regarding his statement on Kashmir issue. "My comments are being misconstrued by Indian media! I'm passionate about my country and greatly value the struggles of Kashmiris. Humanity must prevail and they should get their rights", he tweeted. My comments are being misconstrued by Indian media! I'm...

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Misbah backs Sarfraz to remain captain till 2019 World Cup

Web Desk: Former Pakistani skipper and Cricket committee member Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday comes in support of Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed to remain as captain of the national team till the 2019 World Cup scheduled in England.   “Sarfraz is leading the side from the front and one bad performance doesn’t mean that you start talking about replacing him,” he said while...

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Fakhr-E-Alam first Pakistani To Circumnavigate World as Mission Parwaaz completes

FLORIDA: Singer and activist Fakhr-e-Alam touched down in Florida in the early hours of Sunday morning to become the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe, accomplishing his ‘Mission Parwaaz.’ The singer posted the news on Twitter along with a video message after landing in Clearwater, Florida. Pakistan, Mission Parwaaz, Mission Accomplished we are now in the history books of aviation,...

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Pakistani weightlifter Rabia Shahzad makes Pakistan proud

NEW SOUTH WALES: Pakistani weightlifter Rabia Shahzad has made Pakistan proud by winning gold at the Ralph Cashman Open Weightlifting Championship in New South Wales, Australia. Shahzad, 20 participated in the 55 kg category of the event and lifted a total of 90 kilograms weight, 40kg snatch 50kg clean jerk to claim the top spot. Speaking to the media after...

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Sunil Narine, Umar Akmal to play for Quetta Gladiators in PSL 4

Web Desk: Lahore: Spin wizard Sunil Narine and explosive middle-order batsman Umar Akmal will be moving from Lahore Qalandars to Quetta Gladiators as part of a blockbuster trade between the two Pakistan Super League sides. In return, pace bowler Rahat Ali and young left-arm spinner Hassan Khan have moved from Quetta Gladiators to Lahore Qalandars. Umar Akmals move to Quetta...

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High-flying Pakistan accomplishes 11th straight T20 series triumph by thrashing New Zealand

DUBAI: Pakistan lived up to their billing as the world's best T20 team with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in Dubai on Friday to clinch the three-match series 2-0. Mohammad Hafeez (34, not-out) and Shoaib Malik (10) added 34 quickfire runs to help Pakistan overhaul the 154-run target in 19.4 overs at Dubai stadium, pocketing their 11th consecutive series...

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Six Pakistani banks suspend International transaction through debit card

KARACHI: On Saturday, six Pakistani banks have suspended international transactions though debit cards. In a text message sent to customers on Friday, the banks informed, “As a security precaution your debit card has been temporarily disabled only for international ATM cash withdrawal.” Customers can use their debit cards for local transactions. According to SBP, the use of the bank's cards...

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Protest over Aasia Bibi Acquittal: Roads blocked in major cities of Pakistan

KARACHI: On Friday, roads have been blocked in major cities across the country as religious parties continue to protest for a third day and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TLP) has called for a shutter-down strike, amid futile efforts  by the government to defuse the situation. After a Supreme Court verdict acquitted Aasia Bibi, the countrywide protest began against the verdict. Minister...

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Azhar Ali Retiring From ODI’s, says sources

LAHORE: Senior Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has decided to retire from limited overs cricket, a source close to the cricketer said. Azhar is retiring to focus on Test cricket,” the source said. Further, the source said, “The 33-year-old believes that youngsters in the team are playing good cricket and can take the team forward.” Debuting in 2011 against Ireland, Ali...

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Deathbed and Death-row, the untold story of Taseer

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | It’s always been tumultuous times in the mercurial land of Pakistan and we are fortunately or unfortunately (God will decide) again on the precipice of a paradigm shift in the Islamic Republic. Aasia Bibi, 53, who has been death row for eight years, was acquitted by the country's top court on Wednesday morning. Bibi's...

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Govt hikes fuel prices; petrol price goes up by Rs5 per litre

ISLAMABAD: The Federal government on Wednesday has increased fuel prices on the recommendations of OGRA for the month of November. The new price for petrol has increased by Rs5 rupees. The revised price of petrol would be Rs97.83 per litre. The price of diesel has been increased by Rs6.37 rupees, while the price of light diesel has also been increased...

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Misbah-ul-Haq not to participate in next season of PSL

Web Desk: Former Pakistan and Islamabad United skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will not be part of the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). According to details, the Islamabad United franchise is currently in talks with the veteran cricketer about his next official role in the setup. The Islamabad-based franchise reportedly wants the former Pakistan captain to take up the position...

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Sourav Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

Former captain Sourav Ganguly expressed his "deep sense of fear" about the running of Indian cricket as he slammed the sloppy handling of #MeToo allegations against board chief executive Rahul Johri, among other key issues. Johri was accused of sexual harassment on October 12 in an account shared by author Harnidh Kaur on Twitter, and the board s administrative committee...

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OGRA proposes Rs13 hike in fuel prices

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Tuesday recommended the federal government to raise the price of petrol by Rs9 per litre, diesel by Rs13 per litre and kerosene oil by Rs6 per litre for the month of November 2018. The finance ministry will make the final decision with the consultation of Prime Minister. The new prices would...

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Shoaib and Sania welcome baby boy in the world #BabyMirzaMalik

KARACHI: Sports power couple Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza on Tuesday morning became parents to a baby boy. "Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah," Malik wrote on Twitter. "Thank you for the wishes and Duas, we are humbled," the 36-year old all-rounder added. Excited to announce: Its a boy,...

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Mission Parwaaz: Fakhr-e-Alam detained at Russian airport

Pakistani singer and activist Fakhr-e-Alam on Monday was detained at the Russian airport as he landed at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk as part of "Mission Parwaz". Actor Faysal Qureshi took to Facebook to post a message on behalf of Alam. “Message from Fakhr-e-Alam. Bro, please tweet on my behalf. I am being detained at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport because my visa expired two hours and...

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PM Imran Khan inaugurates Pakistan Citizen Portal to hear public complaints

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Pakistan Citizen Portal (PCP) on Sunday. The portal will be used to send complaints and suggestions directly to the Prime Minister’s Office, which will oversee the process of addressing the public complaints. Speaking to APP, Deputy Secretary of Prime Minister's Delivery Unit (PMDU) Adil Saeed Safi said, “After registering with the portal, citizens...

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