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Aizaz Chaudhry lauds role of Pakistani-American community in bringing two countries together

Acknowledges United States’ historic contribution towards economic & social development of Pakistan WASHINGTON, April 15: Pakistani Ambassador in Washington Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that a civic-minded expatriate community is key to enhancing mutual goodwill and understanding between Pakistan and the United States. He lauded the role of the Pakistani-American …

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Syria, Iran dominate Arab League summit

Arab leaders — minus Syrian President Bashar al-Assad — meet in Saudi Arabia for a summit on Sunday as world powers face off over Syria and tensions rise between Riyadh and Tehran. Saudi Arabia is pushing for a tough, unified stance against its regional arch-rival Iran at the annual gathering …

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PCB announces 16member squad for England, Ireland series

LAHORE: A sixteen member squad for Pakistan’s tour of England and Ireland was announced on Sunday. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq announced the squad members at a press conference. Nine batsmen have been included in the squad to counter the difficult playing position in England. Azhar Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Sami Aslam …

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Nawaz Sharif disqualified for life

Will not be able to contest elections for rest of his life ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that lawmakers disqualified under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution will be unable to contest elections for the rest of their life. Justice Umar Ata Bandial read out the verdict, which seals …

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NAB summons Nawaz on April 21 over misuse of authority: Sources

The case involves the alleged misappropriation of Rs 125 million LAHORE, April 13: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Lahore on Friday summoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on April 21. Sources told a private TV Channel , the former premier has been summoned to record his statement on a …

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Nothing unexpected about vengeful verdict: Nawaz

LAHORE, April 13: Former prime minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has responded to the Supreme Court judgment by terming it as expected and vengeful. According to media reports, talking to party workers at his residence in Jaati Umra, Nawaz Sharif said that no one can snatch people’s leadership from them. …

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CJP emphasises on rule of law, importance in economic development of the country

Says will continue taking suo moto notices ISLAMABAD, April 13: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has emphasized on rule of law and its importance in economic development of the country. He was talking to a twenty-six member delegation of law students of Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School …

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NAB summons Shehbaz’s son-in-law in corruption probe

LAHORE, April 13: : The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned the son-in-law of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in a corruption probe. According to NAB officials, Imran Ali Yousaf has been summoned to record his statement with the bureau on Monday in relation to an inquiry against the former …

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Pakistani weightlifters return home from Commonwealth Games

LAHORE: Pakistani weightlifters returned home after winning bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Weightlifters Nooh Dastagir Butt and Taha Talib won bronze for Pakistan at this year games. Twenty-year-old Nooh Dastagir Butt won the Bronze medal in +105kg weightlifting competition while Taha Talib won a Bronze in …

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