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Ball in Pak court, talks only if Islamabad acts on Pathankot evidence: India

NEW DELHI, January 7: India on Thursday made it clear that foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan will go ahead only if Islamabad acts on the ‘actionable intelligence’ provided by Delhi on the Pathankot terror attack. “The ball is in Pakistan’s court,” MEA spokesman Vikas Swarup said when asked about the …

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Saudi FM, Army Chief, discuss regional security

RAWALPINDI, January 7: Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Thursday arrived in Islamabad and met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif. According to details, the Saudi minister met the Army Chief at the General Headquarters (GHQ). According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), key issues including regional security …

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Fans make us who we are: Amitabh

For years, fans have thronged the gate of his Mumbai bungalow every Sunday morning. He has the maximum followers on Twitter for an Indian, and has a burgeoning “extended family” of those who read his blog. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan who, at 73, attracts fans galore wherever he goes, says …

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Sonakshi still has a long way to go

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who won the Filmfare Award for best debutant in 2011 for the Salman Khan-starrer film “Dabangg”, says she has to work hard to win the Black Lady in the best actress category. In her five-year career so far, Sonakshi has worked with superstars like Ajay Devgn, Akshay …

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Religious tolerance towards minorities to guarantee country’s prosperity: Bhandara

RAWALPINDI, January 7: The prosperity of Pakistan is dependent on the minorities and the social and religious tolerance shown towards them. These feelings were expressed by Pakistan Muslim league (N) MNA, Isphanyar Bhandara. He added that through tolerance, unity, and grit we can make the country on progress and make …

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Kashmiris will never surrender their inalienable birth right: Geelani

SRINAGAR, January 7: In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Geelani has said that Kashmir is an issue concerning the future of 15 million people of Jammu and Kashmir, and it warrants urgent attention of the global community for settlement as per Kashmiris’ aspirations. Syed Ali Geelani in …

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Industrial and mineral policies turn investment environment favourable in KP: Pervez Khattak

Urges SECP to set up PSX branch in Peshawar for facilitating KP investors PESHAWAR, January 7: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has welcomed establishment of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) by merging the three stock exchanges of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, and urged the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan …

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Mohammad Hafeez endorses Ashwin’s views on ‘Doosra’

New Delhi, January 7: Pakistan’s seasoned all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who has been suspended from bowling by the ICC for an illegal bowling action, has endorsed Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s views that the ‘doosra’ delivery cannot be bowled with a straight arm, Indian media reported on Thursday. Hafeez was stopped from …

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Pakistan Super League tickets go on worldwide sale

Lahore, January 7: Tickets for the eagerly-awaited HBL Pakistan Super League are now up for worldwide sale at league website. With a ticket strategy tailor-made to facilitate enthusiastic cricket fans, ticket prices for the single headers start from an extremely affordable AED 20 while tickets for play-offs, double headers, and …

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We must avoid club-level mistakes to excel in NZ, World Cup: Afridi

LAHORE, 07 January: Pakistan’s T20 skipper and senior all-rounder Shahid Afridi said on Wednesday that the upcoming series against New Zealand bears great importance for Pakistan before the T20 World Cup and added that he has a balanced and competitive side under him which must guard itself against making silly …

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