Agencies

  • TThe All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani has said that people of Kashmir demand their legitimate right that was promised by the world community. While addressing a seminar in Srinagar, Geelani said that the people of were being killed, maimed and detained; and their ...

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  • TPakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Monday confirmed that the Six-Nation Hockey Tournament will take place in Lahore from December 17 to 31. Talking to state-run media, PHF Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed said that the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has rescheduled the dates for the event and has included ...

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  • TIndian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three more youth in Kupwara district in the Indian-Held Kashmir (IHK) on Monday, taking the toll to five in less than twenty-four hours. Three youth were killed by the troops during a violent cordon and search operations in Tangdhar area ...

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  • TPakistan will be hosting the Asian Futsal Championship in December at the Liaquat Gymnasium of the Pakistan Sports Complex. According to Pakistan Futsal Federation (PFF) Chairman Malik Mehrban Ali, the championship will be played from December 12 to 16. “A total of 12 countries will take ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court (SC) on Monday threw out a petition seeking the disqualification of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan. During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar declared Barrister Chaudhry’s plea as ineffective for the case and dismissed it. The claimant’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said Pakistan is still willing to open Kartarpur border crossing with India despite tensions straining ties between Islamabad and New Dehli. In an interview to an Indian media outlet over telephone, the minister said: “War and animosity are ...

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  • TQUETTA - Gunmen on Sunday attacked the base camp of a pro-government militia in Balochistan’s Dasht area, killing four of its members, officials said. Assistant Administrator Ali Mohammad said the attack occurred early Sunday in the Dasht-e-Goran area of Balochistan. Ali Mohammad said the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistani women proved their mettle at the Asian Powerlifting and Bench Press Championship as they won three gold, four silver and three bronze medals in Dubai to become one of the strongest female squad to emerge from the country. Pakistan had never sent nine women at an event before and ...

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  • TDubai - Ehsan Mani, new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), is on a mission to ensure that his cricket board’s governance is at its best. He revealed that his board will follow a policy of transparency too. “For the team to keep performing well in world cricket, the governance ...

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  • TSEOUL/TOKYO  -  A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports. Companies including SK ...

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  • TALGIERS  -  OPEC’s leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia, ruled out on Sunday any immediate, additional increase in crude output, effectively rebuffing U.S. President Donald Trump’s calls for action to cool the market.  “I ...

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  • TBulawayo - Former Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak has submitted a court application asking for Zimbabwe Cricket to be liquidated in order for the board to pay its debts. The eight-page document, seen by ESPNcricinfo, was submitted to the High Court in Harare on September 20. In his application, Streak ...

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  • TAll Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Geelani has said that Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) has become a dreadful battleground due to India’s stubborn approach towards the decade old Kashmir dispute. Syed Ali Geelani, while paying tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops during ...

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  • TImran Ghaznavi, spokesman of Ogra has said there is no decision yet on fuel prices. In a statement on Sunday, he said some media houses had aired news about adjustment in fuel prices which is wrong. Ogra will make a final announcement in this regards on 30 September.

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  • TMushaal Malik, wife of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik has said that the Indian COAS Bipin Rawat’s threatening statement against Pakistan is a part of Indian establishment’s grand plan. Speaking to a private television channel, Mushal Malik said the statement was not ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Bajaur  - Seven soldiers were martyred in an exchange of fire with militants in the country’s northwest near the Afghan border on Saturday, the military said. The militants had infiltrated from across the Afghan border, and an officer was among the Pakistani soldiers killed, ...

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  • TDUBAI - India are on a roll in the Asia Cup as they won three consecutive matches with Pakistan are yet to find momentum. Rohit Sharma has been leading the side excellently in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli. Even though they fought hard for the win against Hong Kong, they came back ...

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  • TDOHA - Pakistan’s Babar Masih and M Asif became Asian Snooker Team Champions after defeating India’s Pankaj Advani and Malkeet Singh 3-2 (110-02, 47-81(52), 72-70, 05-107(68), 98-18) in a thrilling final of the team event in Doha on Friday. Earlier, the duo beat China 3-1 in the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan hockey coach Roelant Oltmans on Saturday, resigned from his position as head coach of the team. In his letter to the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), Oltmans said, “I’m responsible for the performance and results of the team.” “I feel that the ...

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  • TDirector General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor said Saturday that Pakistan is ready to respond to any external aggression. Responding to a statement of Indian Army Chief, he said Pakistan is a nuclear power and our desire for peace should not be misconstrued as ...

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  • TSeveral people were injured after Indian troops and police personnel used brute force on peaceful protesters in Shirmal area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) on Saturday. Locals told media that a joint-team of Indian army, police and paramilitary personnel ...

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  • TThe ‘notorious’ Conor McGregor returned to UFC with a bottle of his own whiskey in his hand, labelling opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov a ‘coward’ in a furious tirade. In July, McGregor was sentenced to five days of community service in the United States after pleading guilty to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/New Delhi - After a long period of diplomatic disconnection, Pakistan and India have agreed to formally interact at higher official levels – as the prime ministers of the two nuclear neighbours had expressed their desire to lower the tensions between the two neighbours. The foreign ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan will always stand firm by Saudi Arabia in difficult times and would not let any other country attack it. “This is a stated position of all our governments that we will not allow anyone to attack Saudi Arabia. We will stand by Saudi ...

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  • TDubai - Pakistan will have to fight hard to recover from the impact of a defeat to arch-rivals India on Wednesday in the Unimoni Asia Cup.The person, who will have to lift the spirits of the team, is coach Mickey Arthur. Speaking to Gulf News about why after their batting failed,  Arthur said: ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday said that the nation will witness change in the first 100 days of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. He said this while presiding over a meeting of the party leadership in Bani Gala on Thursday. PM Imran Khan said that revival of ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan chaired a consultation meeting at his residence in Bani Gala and according to details, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, Finance Minister Asad Umer, Adviser to PM Naeemul Haque and former law minister Babar Awan were present ...

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  • TAs Sharifs reached their home in Lahore after their release from Adiala Jail, a heavy contingent of police was set up outside their residence in Jati Umra. The police have been posted on a checkpoint and the commoners were prohibited from entering into the area. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz ...

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  • TFederal Interior Minister Sheryar Khan Afridi has suffered from hairline fracture in his right arm on Wednesday while visiting Gilgit. Sources said that as a result of the discomfort, the minister has done away with checking security arrangements concerning Youm-e-Ashura. He went off duty on the ...

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  • TFederal Education and Professional Training Minister Shafqat Mahmood has said that education is the top priority of the government and Pakistan will cooperate with Belarus in this field. He was talking to Ambassador of Belarus Andrei Ermolovich who called on him in Islamabad. The minister said that ...

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