Plea to disqualify me was filed by a ‘drug dealer’: Imran

Plea to disqualify me was filed by a ‘drug dealer’: Imran

Soon after coming out as a winner after the Supreme Court verdict was announced in his favour, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claimed a “drug dealer” filed a petition against him which was rejected on Friday. “It has been proved today that I was a cricketer who just owned a flat and...

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K-P tops in district education rankings

K-P tops in district education rankings

PESHAWAR:  Despite challenges, the Haripur district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa topped the rankings with the best education score from all the districts of the country. However, the Malakand district secured the highest scores for middle schools with infrastructure and facilities, with the province leading the rankings.   This was announced in the...

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Fall of Dhaka 1971

Fall of Dhaka 1971

The creation of Bangladesh is one of the most sensitive and tragic chapters in the history of Pakistan. While the trauma of partition may now be behind us, stories of 1971 still raise hackles among anyone who lived through that era. While there are two, very forceful narratives on what...

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PTI ‘lauds’ SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case

PTI ‘lauds’ SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case

ISLAMABAD: Reacting to much-awaited verdict of the Supreme Court in Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen disqualification case, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf appears unfazed with the decision that retains Khan’s position to contest elections but disqualifying Tareen. Talking to media after announcement of disqualification verdict, PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry however lauded the Supreme Court’s decision. The...

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Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court, Imran remains ‘not out’

Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court, Imran remains ‘not out’

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has announced its much-awaited verdict, rejecting plea to disqualify Imran Khan and declared  PTI’s key party leader Jahangir Tareen disqualified on the petitions filed by PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi. Abbasi had filed the petition seeking disqualification of PTI chief and party’s secretary general Tareen for not disclosing...

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China calls for independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital

China has officially stated that it supports the establishment of an independent state of Palestine based on pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital. “China understands the concerns of Islamic countries on the status of Jerusalem, supports the resolution of the status of Jerusalem in accordance with the relevant...

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Supreme Court has passed its Verdict: Imran Khan safe

Supreme Court has passed its Verdict: Imran Khan safe

The verdict is out! The apex court, on Friday, rejected petitions seeking the disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and general secretary Jahangir Tareen on different grounds. A three-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and...

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FBR deadline to file income tax today

FBR deadline to file income tax today

ISLAMABAD: The deadline set by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will expire today (December 15). The deadline was extended on November 30 for filing the returns of 2016-17. All those whose annual salary from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 is above Rs.400,000 are required to file their...

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Earthquake tremors felt in Peshawar, Chitral

Earthquake tremors felt in Peshawar, Chitral

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale shook parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa during peak hours on Friday, Express News reported. Tremors were felt in parts of Peshawar, Chitral and surrounding areas. The earthquake struck 186 kilo metres deep in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. No casualties or damage to...

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Sharma has right stuff for constrained-overs game

Sharma has right stuff for constrained-overs game

MUMBAI: Rohit Sharma has been not able bond his place in India’s Test side yet the right-gave batsman keeps on demonstrating he has the correct stuff for constrained overs designs. In the wake of making his introduction in the shorter type of the diversion in 2007, Sharma was hailed as...

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