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Babar should not be afraid of making his own decisions: Younis

Pakistan’s batting coach Younis Khan has urged limited-overs skipper Babar Azam to stamp his authority on the field. While speaking in a press conference on Monday, Khan said that Azam should not be afraid of making his own decisions. “It can get difficult for a captain when he is receiving …

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Imran Khan urges Afghan leaders to seize ‘historic opportunity’ for peace

– Says no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan and a negotiated political settlement is the only way forward Dr Abdullah appreciated Pakistan’s support in the Afghan peace process ISLAMABAD, August 26: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday urged Afghan leaders to seize the “historic opportunity” for peace in …

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FIA opens money laundering probe against Jahangir Tareen’s JWD

ISLAMABAD, August 26: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has launched an investigation into money laundering charges against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Jahangir Tareen’s JWD Group. The agency’s combined investigation team (CIT) has written letters to the deputy commissioners of Multan, Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, and Rahim Yar Khan seeking details …

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Army’s relief efforts in full swing as Karachi rains break 90-year-old record: ISPR

Over 200 families have been marooned on rooftops due to heavy flooding in Malir Nadi, Kohi Goth and Dur Muhammad Goth KARACHI, August 26: The armed forces continued with their relief and rescue efforts in the metropolis on Wednesday after torrential rains left residents of several low-lying areas stranded and …

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Wants early intra-Afghan talks for peace in the region: Foreign Minister

– 20-member council finalised for intra-Afghan talks ISLAMABAD, August 25: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has warned the Afghan Taliban delegation of possible threats related to sabotaging the Afghan peace process and “spoilers” and said that Pakistan should ensure peace and stability in the region. He hoped that the intra-Afghan …

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NAB rejects Yasmeen Rashid’s allegations on Nawaz Sharif’s illness

ISLAMABAD, August 25: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has rejected the allegations made by Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid against Nawaz Sharif’s illness. Even during Nawaz Sharif’s detention in the NAB, the Punjab government’s doctor was on duty. There is no justification for criticizing the NAB. According to details, …

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Pandemic pace slows worldwide except for southeast Asia, eastern Mediterranean: WHO

The COVID-19 pandemic is still expanding, but the rise in cases and deaths has slowed globally, except for southeast Asia and the eastern Mediterranean regions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. In its latest epidemiological update, issued on Monday night, it said that the Americas remains the hardest-hit region, accounting …

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England’s Anderson gets milestone 600th wicket but third test drawn

SOUTHAMPTON (Reuters) – James Anderson became the first seam bowler to take 600 test wickets but England had to settle for a draw against Pakistan after a rain-hit final day of the third test at the Rose Bowl on Tuesday. The tourists reached 187 for four in their second innings …

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Army Chief urges ‘collective efforts’ to retain ‘hard earned normalcy’ in erstwhile FATA

– Visits troops busy in consolidation operations along Pak-Afghan border in North Waziristan RAWALPINDI, August 24: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said it required joint efforts of all stakeholders to retain “hard earned” peace in the tribal areas as he visited troops busy in …

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Inter-Parliamentary Union to play its role for Kashmiris rights: President

ISLAMABAD, August 24: President Arif Alvi on Monday expressed the confidence that the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) would play its role to protect the rights of the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). Talking to the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Gabriela Cuevas Barron in Islamabad, Arif Alvi …

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