ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet’s Committee on National Security Tuesday reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the strategy of carrying out negotiations with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and considering use of other options only as a last resort.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cricketer Imran Nazir feels youngster Usman Khan Shinwari can trouble even the greatest batsmen with his swing but needs to be groomed. Continue reading
SLAMABAD: Former captain Amir Sohail feels there was no need for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Caretaker Chairman’s to say that selectors will decide captain Muhammad Hafeez’s fate as skipper for next year’s T20 World Cup saying statements like these can under-pressure the player.
ARACHI: Former dashing batsman Basit Ali believed that the clicking of Pakistan batting and winning the toss will be key factors in outcome of 5-match One-Day International against Sri Lanka which opens at Sharjah on Wednesday. Continue reading
LAHORE: Punjab, Khyber Pukhtunkhaw and several areas in Sindh remained blanketed with dense fogs blurring visibility that caused different traffic accidents killing four persons including three brothers on Tuesday morning. Continue reading
KARACHI: Voicing their criticism of the recent ordinances amending the Sindh Local Government Act 2013, opposition parties submitted a requisition for the session of the provincial assembly. The requisition was submitted by the MQM, PML-F and PML-N. Continue reading
In-form Pakistan are seeking to build on their recent thrilling one-day triumph in South Africa when they take on dangerous but rusty Sri Lanka in a five-match series starting in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
South Africa captain Graeme Smith is expecting the batsmen to be confronted by another lively Wanderers wicket in the first test against India that starts on Wednesday. Continue reading
ANKARA: A Turkish military helicopter crashed near the capital Ankara on Tuesday, killing all four of its crew members, local media reported. Continue reading
BRASILIA: US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden offered to help Brazil defeat US spying Tuesday but in an open letter said he needs permanent political asylum to do so. Continue reading