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Imran backs Amir’s return to Pak side

KARACHI: Legendary Pakistan allrounder Imran Khan on Monday said he backs Mohammad Amir’s return to international cricket, urging sceptical players and fans to support the pacemanThe 23-year-old Amir, who completed his five-year ban earlier this year, caused a stir last week when he turned up for fitness camp for prospective …

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NAB striving to get the nation rid of corruption & corrupt practices: Chairman

KARACHI, December 28: Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB while addressing as chief guest at a ceremony organised by English Speaking Union Karachi on “Accountability and Development NAB’s Perspective at a local hotel said that Corruption is not only a vice in its own right but it also triggers a chain …

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Pakistan in touch with U.S for deal of latest version of F-16s: Air Chief

ISLAMABAD, December 28: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday said Pakistan is in negotiations with the United States to procure the latest F-16 fighter jets, but did not specify an exact number. “We are in talks with US defence officials to get some latest F-16s …

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Quality education key to ensure bright future of youth: Pervez Khattak

Grants cheques of scholarships worth Rs. 100 million to 315 scholars of MPhil and PhD PESHAWAR, December 28: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak on Monday handed over keys of 50 vehicles to the administration of various boys and girls colleges of the province and granted cheques of scholarships worth …

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa demands 14.8 per cent share in imported LNG

ISLAMABAD, December 28: The Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has demanded of the federal government to allocate 14.82 per cent share of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the province. The province has also demanded the extension of the LNG pipeline from Lahore to Peshawar, an official source revealed. “We didn’t ask …

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PM announces cut in industrial power tariffs

KARACHI, December 28: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday reiterated to support industries by reducing power tariffs to boost national economy. While addressing the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries, the premier announced a Rs3 per unit cut in industrial power tariffs. “We are reducing the industrial electricity …

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Environment of fear, retribution from terrorists, criminals reduced: COAS

ISLAMABAD, December 28: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Monday said that an environment has been created where fear and retribution from the terrorists and criminals has largely been reduced. He was speaking at the 49th Convocation Ceremony of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), was held …

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PPP’s hue and cry on Rangers powers intends to protect corrupt elements: Imran

ISLAMABAD, December 28: PTI Chief Imran Khan has said that the PPP’s hue and cry on Rangers policing powers was aimed at protecting criminals and corrupt elements. While twitting on social media, Khan said that the PPP was making fuss over the accountability of thieves and corrupt elements in Sindh …

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Nation remembers Benazir Bhutto on her eight death anniversary

LARKANA, December 27: The eight death anniversary of former Prime Minister and Pakistan Peoples Party chief Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was observed on Sunday with party leaders and workers thronging Garhi Khuda Baksh to pay homage to late leader. Eight years passed since the first ever female prime minister of Pakistan …

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Imran Khan assures Karachi workers fair intra-party elections

Says VIP culture has been ended in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Khan left for airport to depart for Islamabad without protocol KARACHI, December 27: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Sunday met enraged Karachi supporters and assured them not to repeat the mistakes in intra-party elections. Claiming that VIP culture has …

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