Younis Khan To Coach Afghan Cricket Team: ACB Chairman

Younis Khan To Coach Afghan Cricket Team: ACB Chairman

Younis Khan has agreed to coach the Afghan Cricket team after his retirement from Pakistan cricket, Afghanistan Cricket Board Chairman Atif Mashal said on Thursday. While speaking to DawnNews Mashal said, “Younis has agreed to coach the Afghan cricket team and the board is currently finalising the contract.” Khan is...

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No Country Better Suited To Help Afghan Peace Process Than Pakistan: Envoy

No Country Better Suited To Help Afghan Peace Process Than Pakistan: Envoy

Days after Afghanistan’s cross-border attack in Chaman, the Afghan envoy to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal said there is no country better suited to help the peace process in Afghanistan than Pakistan. The remarks were made while the envoy addressed an international conference about peace in Afghanistan on Thursday. Zakhilwal raised questions...

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SAFRON Ministry, Nadra Sign MoU On ‘Carrot-And-Stick’ Policy For Undocumented Afghan Nationals

SAFRON Ministry, Nadra Sign MoU On ‘Carrot-And-Stick’ Policy For Undocumented Afghan Nationals

The Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Thursday decided to begin documentation of illegal Afghan nationals in what is termed as a ‘carrot-and-stick policy’ for illegal Afghan nationals. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Federal Minister for...

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Teenager Killed, Three Others Injured In Shelling By Indian Border Guards In AJK: Police

Teenager Killed, Three Others Injured In Shelling By Indian Border Guards In AJK: Police

The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday condemned “Indian acts of deliberate targeting of civilians” as cross-border shelling in various sectors along the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir overnight left a teenager dead and three others injured. FO Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria in a tweet alleged that India had...

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K-Electric Cites Low Gas Pressure As Karachiites Complain Of Prolonged Power Cuts

K-Electric Cites Low Gas Pressure As Karachiites Complain Of Prolonged Power Cuts

However, some citizens continue to experience prolonged power cuts, seemingly lasting longer in some areas than others.

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Nine Development Projects Worth Rs143bn Given Green Light By NECC

Nine Development Projects Worth Rs143bn Given Green Light By NECC

A committee led by Secretary Planning and Development was directed to rationalise the cost and scope of the financial inclusion project.

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Govt, Army Draw A Line Under Dawn Probe Saga

Govt, Army Draw A Line Under Dawn Probe Saga

ISLAMABAD: The standoff between the military and the civilian government over the recommendations issued in the wake of an inquiry into a Dawn story finally ended on Wednesday after the army’s spokesperson announced the decision to withdraw its controversial tweet. The April 29 tweet by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director...

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Sharif Offers Rivals To Visit Development Projects

Sharif Offers Rivals To Visit Development Projects

He expressed the confidence that the nation would reward the Pakis­tan Muslim League-N (PML-N) for undertaking massive development projects by offering it victory.

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Pakistan Mulling Response To ICJ Move, Says Aziz

Pakistan Mulling Response To ICJ Move, Says Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Wednesday that Islamabad was still reviewing India’s position on Pakistan’s decision to execute Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Talking to reporters after an event in the capital, he said India had approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ)...

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ISPR Withdraws Tweet ‘Rejecting’ PM’s Directive On Dawn Story Probe

ISPR Withdraws Tweet ‘Rejecting’ PM’s Directive On Dawn Story Probe

The Pakistan Army on Wednesday “withdrew” a tweet by Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor which “rejected” Prime Minister House directives about the Dawn story inquiry. “The tweet on 29 April 2017 was not aimed at any government office or person,” said an ISPR...

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