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Azam, Shadab complete Pakistan's comeback - Colombo Gazette.

Azam, Shadab complete Pakistan's comeback - Colombo Gazette...

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Sri Lanka's manager hopes board finds 'best way' to handle team's tour to Pakistan.

Solidarity Sri Lankan team manager Asanka Gurusinha is confident his board will find the best way to handle a 24-hour fly-in, fly-out tour of Pakistan for a single Twenty20 match later this month. Sri Lanka Cricket said on Monday it will go ahead with its trip to Pakistan for the third and final T20 match despite security ...

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Maryam meets Hamza, Shahbaz Sharif at Model Town residence.

Former first daughter Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday met her uncle, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, and his son, Hamza Shahbaz, at their residence in Model Town Lahore on Tuesday, DawnNews reported. Maryam's husband, retired captain Muhammad Safdar, was also present during the meeting. The former premier's daughter and ...

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Qatari man arrested at Lahore airport while trying to smuggle 9 falcons worth Rs50m.

A Qatari national was arrested at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore for allegedly trying to smuggle nine falcons worth more than Rs50 million, DawnNews reported on Tuesday.The director general of the Punjab Wildlife Department, Khalid Ghayas Khan, said the suspect, Ahmed Hussain Ali Muhammad-ul-Saada, had hidden ...

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US drones strikes did not target Pakistani territory, claims Khawaja Asif.

No air violations along Pak-Afghan border: ISPR Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday claimed that the recent US drone attacks targeted militants along the Pak-Afghan border area and did not happen inside Pakistan's territory.Asif, while talking to DawnNews, said that since the Pak-Afghan 'border is not as well-defined ...

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Pakistan Army denies US drone strikes in its territory.

Islamabad, Oct 17 The Pakistan Army on Tuesday said there had been no US drone strikes on the Pakistani side of the border in recent days and all military operations had been conducted on the Afghan side of the border.Pakistani media had earlier reported that three US drone strikes had been conducted in the Kurram tribal ...

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Jamaat-ul-Ahrar chief 'critically injured' in Paktia drone attack: sources.

PESHAWAR/KARACHI: Umar Khalid Khurasani, chief of banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar , has been "critically injured" in a US drone strike in Afghanistan's Paktia province, sources told Geo News Tuesday evening.The strike was conducted close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Paktia on Tuesday. Khurasani, being ...

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Sometimes injustice must be borne for country's sake: Hamza Shehbaz.

KARACHI: At times injustice has to be borne for the country’s sake, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hamza Shehbaz said on Tuesday.While speaking in regards to his uncle and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s reaction to being ousted after the Supreme Court’s judgment, Hamza said no matter what the ...

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Meet super bull 'Shahenshah', who weighs 1,500 kgs and is worth Rs 25 crore.

A bull in Hyderabad named 'Shahenshah' is getting all the attention with his massive size and sheer strength. Inspired by India's most famous super bull Yuvraj, Shahenshah's owner have brought him up with utmost care with one lakh rupees expenditure per month. Shahenshah will be taking part in the annual buffalo festival ...

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Navy SEALs Were Ready if Pakistan Failed to Free Family Held as Hostages.

American officials asked Pakistan to rescue an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children. With new intelligence on their whereabouts, officials had limited time to act.

- New York Times - US

UK parliament to honour actor Darshan.

Popular Kannada actor Darshan Tugudeepa has been invited by the United Kingdom Parliament to receive an honour on October 19, for his contributions to Karnatakas art and culture through his movies. Darshan is the first South Indian and fourth Indian actor to receive the honour.The actor, who is busy shooting for his ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Court moved against Agha Siraj Durrani for saying he 'pees on votes'

Petitioners make several demands following Sindh Assembly speaker's indecent comments The post Court moved against Agha Siraj Durrani for saying he 'pees on votes' appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Turkey Detains Over 150 Migrants in One Day

Turkey detained over 150 migrants in anti-trafficking operations on Tuesday 53 migrants, mostly Afghan and Syrian nationals, were held on their way to reach Greek islands, and a minivan carrying 24 Pakistani migrants was stopped in a northwestern province All detained migrants were sent to regional immigration departments ...

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Rotary contributes $49.5 million to help eradicate polio worldwide

Source: Rotary Country: Afghanistan, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, World Funds will support efforts to end endemic polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria, while further funding will be allocated to other vulnerable countries to keep them polio-free.EVANSTON, ...

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Suspected US drone strikes kill 26 on Pakistan: Afghanistan frontier

A second suspected U.S. drone strike on Tuesday killed six people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, after a strike a day earlier that killed 20, government and militant sources said. 

- Zee News - IN

China to speed up construction of power project in PoK

China plans to complete ahead of schedule a USD two billion hydropower project in Pakistan- occupied Kashmir to ease energy crisis in Pakistan.

- Zee News - IN

Hockey: India take on South Korea in Asia Cup

Dhaka, Oct 17 India will look to continue their winning run as they face defending champions South Korea in their first match of the second round in the Asia Cup hockey championship here on Wednesday. After three successive wins in the pool stage, Sjoerd Marijne's wards are prepared to begin their four-game round-robin ...

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Karachi stabbings: Police think they've got the wrong guy

DIG East says there isn't enough evidence against Waseem, the 'prime suspect' arrested in Mandi Bahauddin The post Karachi stabbings: Police think they've got the wrong guy appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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PCB announces T20 squad, puts tickets for Lahore encounter on sale

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday announced the 16-member squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, and also put the tickets on sale for the last match of the series to be played in Lahore on October 29. According to a statement issued by the board, Mohammad Hafeez has returned to the T20 squad and is replacing Sohail ...

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US drones strikes did not target Pakistani territory, claims Khawaja Asif

No air violations along Pak-Afghan border: ISPR Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday claimed that the recent US drone attacks targeted Pak-Afghan border area and did not happen inside Pakistan's territory.Asif, while talking to DawnNews, said that since the Pak-Afghan 'border is not as well-defined as our eastern ...

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Hockey: India take on South Korea in Asia Cup

Dhaka, Oct 17 India will look to continue their winning run as they face defending champions South Korea in their first match of the second round in the Asia Cup hockey championship here on Wednesday.After three successive wins in the pool stage, Sjoerd Marijne's wards are prepared to begin their four-game round-robin stage ...

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Woman sentenced to death in Pakistan for killing husband

Islamabad, Oct 17 An anti-terrorism court in Multan on Tuesday sentenced a woman to death on two counts after finding her guilty of murdering her husband.A first information report had been registered against the accused, Yasmeen, at Ludden Vehari Police Station in Multan on June 23, Dawn reported.Judge Malik Khalid ...

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Qatari man held in Lahore with falcons

Lahore, Oct 17 A Qatari man was arrested at the Lahore airport for trying to smuggle nine falcons worth more than Rs 50 million, the Pakistani media reported on Tuesday.Punjab wildlife official Khalid Ghayas Khan told Dawn that Ahmed Hussain Ali Muhammad-ul-Saada had hidden the falcons in a large black bag. He was arrested ...

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Sri Lanka President emphasizes need to further consolidate relationship with Pakistan

Oct 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena recalling the long-standing bilateral relations with Pakistan emphasized the need to further consolidate the relationship between the two countries when visiting Pakistani Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua called on him at the Presidential Secretariat today .

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Jahangir Tareen seems to have submitted fake documents, remarks CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar remarked that it seems Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Jahangir Tareen has submitted fake documents in his disqualification case being heard in Supreme Court.A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nasir, heard the case on Tuesday. The CJP further ...

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Supreme Court notes discrepancies in Imran’s additional docs

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday noted discrepancies in the additional documents submitted by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan regarding his money trail.While hearing a petition on Tuesday filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hanif Abbasi, the three-member bench of the apex court said even the ...

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Imran meets 5-member committee representing KP's disgruntled teachers

PTI Chief Imran Khan on Tuesday met a five-member committee of teachers to listen to their reservations regarding upgradation and teaching allowances. Photo: Geo NewsPESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan on Tuesday met a five-member committee of teachers to listen to their reservations regarding upgradation ...

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Imran called upon supporters to throw acid on my face, claims Gulalai

Member National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai shared her ordeal using the  #MeToo trend and claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan had called on his supporters to throw acid on her. In a tweet, the estranged PTI leader wrote: "As soon as I spoke out against politician Imran Khan. the man who harassed ...

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Punjab wildlife dept arrest foreigner for smuggling falcons

Nine Falcons were recovered from the possession of the Qatari citizen. Photo: Geo News screen grabLAHORE: Punjab wildlife department foiled a smuggling attempt at Lahore airport on Tuesday. The department, along with airport security forces, arrested a Qatari citizen for smuggling nine falcons worth more than Rs5 million ...

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Shehbaz advises Maryam to abstain from politics of confrontation: sources

LAHORE: Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday held an important meeting with Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif after six months, sources said, where MNA Hamza Shehbaz was also in presence.The meeting came after Shehbaz's meeting with PML-N leaders, Chaudhry Nisar, Khawaja Asif and Saad Rafique, sources said.Maryam was called after the Punjab CM's ...

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No clash with institutions, says Ahsan Iqbal

Interior Minister and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz Ahsan Iqbal. Photo: Geo News ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said that the government believes in the stability of institutions and he never had a dispute with the ...

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No drone strikes took place in Kurram Agency: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The military said on Tuesday that no drone strike has taken place in Pakistan’s Kurram Agency."There has been no air violation along Pak-Afg border in that area nor any drone strike in Kurram Agency."A statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations said that military operations are being conducted in ...

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Rahul, Nair return for Hyderabad game

Karnataka had more reasons to feel confident for their next game against Hyderabad after their thumping victory against Assam in their Ranji Trophy season opener here on Tuesday.As they head to Shivamogga for their second group-stage match, the return of senior batsmen K L Rahul and Karun Nair has further bolstered the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Railways to adopt modern system to avert accidents

As part of the Indian Railways efforts to adopt technology to prevent accidents, it has started trial run on a computerised automatic train protection system.The new system, which is on trail in Hyderabad division, will take over the running of trains if loco pilot misses the signals or over speeds, said an official.The ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

China to speed up power project in PoK

Karot Hydropower Project is being built on Jhelum river on "Build-Own-Operate-Transfer" basis for 30 years. It will be owned by the Chinese company for 30 years, after which ownership will be turned over to the government of Pakistan.

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Shehbaz meets Maryam, says clash between institutions not good for country

Punjab CM remarks come during a meeting with Maryam Nawaz who calls on him in Lahore after six months of hiatus The post Shehbaz meets Maryam, says clash between institutions not good for country appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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2017 Asia Cup: Pakistan face Group B toppers Malaysia

Captain Irfan optimistic of converting more chances against Wednesday opponents The post 2017 Asia Cup: Pakistan face Group B toppers Malaysia appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Before Pakistan tour, Sri Lanka eases ban on Gunathilaka

Reprieve for all-rounder comes as players express concerns over third T20I in Lahore The post Before Pakistan tour, Sri Lanka eases ban on Gunathilaka appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Karachi likely to host two PSL matches in 2018

The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to host two matches of the next Pakistan Super League season in Karachi, DawnNews reported on Tuesday. A senior PCB officials told DawnNews that the PCB is planning to host at least four fixtures of the PSL 2018 in Pakistan. 'Two of the matches will be held in Karachi whereas two ...

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SC notes inconsistencies in Imran's money trail regarding 100,000 pounds

Tareen yet to submit revenue records The Supreme Court on Tuesday noted that the money trail submitted by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan regarding a sum of nearly 100,000 pounds was inconsistent. A three-member bench of the apex court ─ headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Atta ...

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5 killed in fourth drone strike on Pak-Afghan border

'A clear violation' Impact on US-Pakistan relations Five people were killed on Tuesday in the fourth drone strike along the Pak-Afghan border near Kurram Agency since Monday, the local political administration said.The strike was the third in the day and fourth since last night. Local sources said drones have been hovering ...

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Bus conductor stabs and kills passenger in Karachi's Bahadurabad

Conductor and driver of the bus threw the victim's body outside an Edhi Centre and left, were later arrested by police The post Bus conductor stabs and kills passenger in Karachi's Bahadurabad appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Saeed Ajmal praises 'solid bowler' Shadab Khan

Off-spinner believes leggie will be key in remaining Pakistan-Sri Lanka ODIs The post Saeed Ajmal praises 'solid bowler' Shadab Khan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Pakistani engineer working on Jalalabad-Torkham highway project kidnapped

Video shows kidnappers subjecting Malik Faiz to severe torture; family told to pay $1 million ransom within four days The post Pakistani engineer working on Jalalabad-Torkham highway project kidnapped appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Suspected US drone strikes kill 26 on Pakistan-Afghanistan frontier

Two suspected US drone strikes on Tuesday killed 11 people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, following a strike a day earlier that killed 20, government and militant sources said.

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Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan elected to UN Human Rights Council

United Nations, Oct 17 Three of India's neighbours, Nepal, Afghanistan and Pakistan, have been elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three year period from 2018. Nepal, which was elected for the first time since the UN's policy-making body was formed in 2006, secured 166 votes, the highest in the Asia-Pacific group. ...

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#Metoo: Brave Pakistani women share stories of abuse

It began first as a tweet, limited to 140 characters. But a few hours later, it became a movement that skyrocketed across international social media platforms. On Sunday, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a note, “Suggested by a friend: If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too’ ...

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Will put institutions on right track after gaining power: Imran

MALAKAND: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday that his party will put the country’s institutions on the right track after winning the next general elections.While addressing a ceremony at Malakand University, the PTI chief said “we will transform NAB and FBR first.”He added that the ...

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Suspect arrested in Punjab not involved in Karachi knife attacks: DIG EAST

KARACHI: The mystery of a spate of knife attacks on women in Karachi remains unresolved, as one lead after another fails to yield any substantial results.In his briefing to a Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights on Tuesday, DIG East Sultan Khawaja said the knife attack suspect recently arrested in Punjab, identified as ...

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Bus conductor kills passenger over argument in Karachi

KARACHI: A bus conductor on Tuesday murdered a passenger over a scuffle between the two near Bahadurabad Chowrangi in Karachi.The heated argument over the bus fare turned into a fist fight, following which, the conductor attacked the passenger with a sharp-edged object. “The driver and conductor threw the victim’s ...

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