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PCB invites bids for rights to PSL’s sixth team

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited bids from interested parties for the rights to the sixth franchise of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The sixth team, formerly known as Multan Sultans,...

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Sylvester Stallone bids goodbye to Rocky

LOS ANGELES: After more than four decades and eight movies, actor Sylvester Stallone says he is finally hanging up his Rocky gloves. In a video shared on Instagram on Wednesday, the 72-year-old...

Pakistan to convert Rishi Kapoor’s ancestral home in Peshawar into a museum

Following a request by the actor, the Pakistan government has decided to convert Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor’s ancestral home in Peshawar’s Qissa Khwani Bazar into a museum soon. According to the Indian...

Saudi crown prince meets India’s Modi in Argentina, plans to ramp up investments

NEW DELHI/CAIRO: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told him about plans to scale up investments in India’s tech, farm and energy sectors, an Indian...

Rupee plunges by record 8.21 per cent against dollar in inter-bank market

LAHORE: The rupee on Friday morning was said to be hovering between Rs142-145 against the dollar in the inter-bank market, depreciating by a record 8.21 per cent. The rupee opened at Rs...

PPP celebrates 51st Foundation Day, senior party leaders to address ceremony today

SUKKUR: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is celebrating the 51st Foundation Day (Youm-e-Tasees) across the country today in order to promote and uphold the party’s ideology. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and...

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VIDEO: Police arrest gang of fraudsters, officer details MO

People being scammed by tricksters using different tools while claiming to be part of various telecommunication companies is not new in this part of the world. A recent video being circulated on...

Pakistan set to gift 40,000 metric tons of wheat to Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Friday accorded an approval to gift 40,000 metric tons of wheat to Afghanistan. Finance Minister Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the ECC which agreed to...

Renowned pashto poet Umar Daraz Marwat breathes his last

LAKKI MARWAT: Pashto poet Umar Daraz Marwat passed away Thursday night in Lakki Marwat, leaving behind a rich literary legacy of almost 110 books. As per details, he will be laid to...

CJP reprimands GB minister over misbehaviour with airport staff

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday reprimanded Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Tourism Minister Fida Hussain for misbehaving with an official at the Islamabad airport over a flight delay on November...

Increase in US Dollar price is proof that govt agreed to IMF’s conditions: Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday said that the increase in the US Dollar price is proof that the government has agreed to International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) conditions....

I’m aware that I am work in progress: Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma has proven to be a star in the truest sense and is one of the finest actors in the industry. However, she says that she prefers to stay grounded and...

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Kohli bats for rescue of Jaipur tourist elephant

NEW DELHI: India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli called Thursday for a captive elephant being maltreated and used for tourist rides in a tourist hotspot to be relocated to a rehabilitation facility. Kohli’s...

Georgia elects first woman president

TBILISI: Georgia’s newly elected President Salome Zurabishvili on Thursday hailed her victory as a step forward for women and a move closer to Europe for the ex-Soviet republic. With all votes counted,...

SC seeks Aleema Khanum’s tax details

–FBR official informs court documents of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister are confidential ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday ordered the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to provide the court with...

Commission formed for minorities’ rights, protection

LAHORE: A people’s commission for the protection of minorities’ rights was formed on Thursday with Peter Jacob as its chairperson, and veteran human rights activist I A Rehman as its patron-in-chief. The...

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KP govt gives Rs100m funds to FATA: report

A sum of Rs 100 million was released by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government as a bridge loan to compensate for the Agency Development Fund (ADF) and to pay the expenses of...

G20 opens under assault from Trump on collective action

BUENOS AIRES: G20 powers open two days of summit talks in crisis-hit Argentina on Friday after a stormy buildup dominated by US President Donald Trump’s consensus-bucking crusade to realign world trade. Shortly...

Pakistan urged to not target mentally ill people with death penalty

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Pakistan to remove people with mental disabilities from death row as it violates “country’s international legal obligations”. In a statement released on Thursday, HRW said the...

Govt to recover school land under illegal occupation in Sahiwal: report

The government has not been able to recover the disputed land of Government Girls’ High School, 110/7-R in Sahiwal from the illegal occupation of local residents Nasir Mahmood and Zulfiqar Ali, a local...

Sikh pilgrims begin journey back to India

LAHORE: Sikh pilgrims who arrived in Pakistan to celebrate the 549th birth anniversary of founder of Sikhism Baba Guru Nanak, will start returning to India today. Last week, a special train from...

Bangladesh to send cricketers to Pakistan after safety assurances

DHAKA: Bangladesh will send a cricket squad to Pakistan for the first time in three years, officials said on Thursday after receiving assurances from their counterparts about security. Pakistan and Sri Lanka...

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Arsenal and Chelsea power on in Europa League

LONDON: Londoners Chelsea and Arsenal both enjoyed high-scoring Europa League wins on Thursday as Glasgow giants Celtic and Rangers were left with work to do on the final matchday to qualify for...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ directors confirm Loki’s death

During a special screening of Avengers: Infinity War, the directors of the movie Joe and Anthony Russo confirmed that God of Mischief, Loki Odinson, Prince of Asgard, is, in fact, dead. This year’s...

Saudi crown prince meets India’s Modi in Argentina

CAIRO: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed cooperation between the two countries in security, energy and investments, the Saudi press agency (Spa) said...

Pakistan needs to build confidence, trust: US State Dept

—–US welcomes Pakistan’s decision to open Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan needs to “deliver outcomes and build confidence and trust” with the United States, according to US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino. The secretary...

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