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Rain delay start of play after Islamabad United decided to bowl first against Multan Sultans

DUBAI: Islamabad United won the toss and opted to bowl against Multan Sultans in today’s first match being played at Dubai Cricket Cricket stadium here. Ruman Raees is captaining the side as Misbah is not fit yet. United did two changes in the Team.  Sahibzada Farhan and Steven Finn in, while Samit Patel and Iftikhar Ahmed are out. Multan, meanwhile,...

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Rain delay start of play after Islamabad United decided to bowl first against Multan Sultans

DUBAI: Islamabad United won the toss and opted to bowl against Multan Sultans in today’s first match being played at Dubai Cricket Cricket stadium here. Ruman Raees is captaining the side as Misbah is not fit yet. United did two changes in the Team.  Sahibzada Farhan and Steven Finn in, while Samit Patel and Iftikhar Ahmed are out. Multan, meanwhile,...

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New JIT ordered in Parveen Rehman Murder case

KARACHI: The Sindh government approved the formation of a new joint investigation team (JIT) on Saturday to probe the murder of activist Parveen Rehman, who was gunned down in 2013. According to the notification issued by the Sindh government, officials of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Rangers and intelligence agencies will be part of the eight-member team. The team will...

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NAB retorts Punjab Govt’s allegation as ‘baseless’

LAHORE: NAB (National Accountability Bureau) terms the allegations levied at them by Punjab Government pertaining to Ahad Cheema as 'baseless'. Cheema, by misuse of authority and with criminal intent, is accused of awarding a contract of the Ashiana-e-Iqbal project of approximately Rs14 billion to Lahore Casa Developers — a joint-venture which was ineligible for the contract. He is also accused...

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3 dead after being shot at in Sukkur

Sukkur: Sukkur's area of Gadani Phatak bore witness to a triple homicide on the morning of Sunday. The deceased included a husband and wife, out of the 3 people who were caught in the line of fire two were women. 3 people died as a result of the firing which is being said to have been done out of spite...

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DG ISPR all praise for KSA and UAE for help in reconstruction and development work

Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has hailed Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for their role in development works in areas cleared from terrorists in Pakistan. In an interview with Arab News during a visit to its Dubai bureau, the DG ISPR said that there is no second opinion about Pakistan's relations with the...

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Legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi, dead at 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her family told PTI Sunday. The shock death of the beloved Indian star aged 54, who reportedly passed away while attending her nephew's wedding in the emirate late Saturday night, prompted an outpouring of grief among fans and fellow...

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Quetta whips Lahore Qalandars by 9 wickets

DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators beat Lahore Qalandars by nine wickets in the fifth match of Pakistan Super League played at Dubai cricket stadium on Saturday. Batting first, Lahore Qalandars scored 119 runs for the loss of nine wickets in the allotted 20 overs. In reply Quetta Gladiators achieved the target in 14 overs for the loss of one wicket. Shane Watson’s...

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Peshawar Zalmi thrashes Islamabad United by 34 runs

DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi has thrashed Islamabad United by a comprehensive margin of 34 runs. Earlier today, Islamabad United had won the toss and elected to field first. United batting second just managed to score 142 while chasing the target of 176 set by Zalmis. Islamabad United was led by Rumman Raees who replaced former skipper and legendary Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq...

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Shoe thrown at Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal

NAROWAL:  A man  hurled a shoe at Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, while he came to address his party' s convention in Narowal Bilal Haris, man identified  rose from his seat amid Ahsan Iqbal starting his address, threw his shoe to the minister, which reportedly touched him. However after this incident the interior minister left his speech in between and directed...

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Shocking blaze erupts in New Sindh Secretariat building

KARACHI: Multiple fire tenders were called upon on Saturday evening after a fire broke out at the new Sindh Secretariat building where offices of CM Sindh, the information minister, revenue and industries ministers are located. Sources claim that due to it being the weekend, the fire being caused by a short circuit are minimal. Three fire tenders were busy trying...

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FIA contacts Interpol to arrest Hussain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency has contacted Interpol to arrest former ambassador to U.S Hussain Haqqani, newsone reported. According to newsone the FIA proceeded its request to interpol following approval from ministry of interior. Earlier on February 15, the Supreme Court issued arrest warrants for Hussain Haqqani. The SC had directed Haqqani to appear in the Memogate case but the latter...

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NAB rebuts Punjab Govt, bureaucracy allegations, arrest closed aide of Ahad Cheema, Shahid Shafiq

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau has issued a press statement defying Punjab's government, bureaucracy allegations hurled against NAB for being impartial, NewsOne reported. The NAB spokesman added that all legal measures were taken into consideration while arresting Ahad Cheema, former Director Lahore Development Authority (LDA) in Ashiyana Housing Scheme scandals. NAB asserted that with all constraints the anti-graft body is working...

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Get Hyped: Official team anthems of PSL 2018 ranked

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Every year for the past 3 years PSL has proven to truly be in a 'League of its own' may it be the level of competition, spirit of the game, excitement in the air and breathtaking performances by possibly the best raw talent on display which makes it for a mouth watering prospect. Since...

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Imran Khan pummels Bureaucracy for being submissive to Sharif’s

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Saturday chastised the bureaucracy alleging they had been serving only the Sharif family’s agenda. In his press conference, which he announced on Twitter a day earlier, to expose the nexus between the protesting bureaucrats and the Sharif family who Khan says were ‘petrified’ of what Ahad Cheema may say to save himself....

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PML(N) will win 2018 elections: Maryam Nawaz

SARGODHA: Maryam Nawaz has claimed that Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) will win 2018 elections. Addressing to social media convention in Sargoda, Maryam lamented that PML(N) has been ousted of Senate elections. She claimed that his father, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has earned respect through his hard work which he had contributed in developmental projects. Maryam also thanked the people of...

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General Mills moves into pet food with $8 billion Blue Buffalo deal

Cheerios cereal maker General Mills Inc (GIS.N) will buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF.O) for nearly $8 billion, foraying into a fast-growing pet food market to counter declining sales of processed foods. The acquisition announced Friday is the latest by a major food company seeking to expand in the $30 billion U.S. pet food market, while battling low demand...

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