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  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • Pakistan retain 9th spot in ICC ODI rankings after Zimbabwe win

    Ninth-ranked Pakistan has stayed in touching distance of seventh-ranked West Indies and eighth-ranked Bangladesh in the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings after completing a 2-0 series victory over Zimbabwe in Lahore...

    With Bangladesh to host India for three ODIs later this month and Pakistan to play five ODIs in Sri Lanka in July, the battle for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 remains tight as England plus the seven next highest-ranked...

  • 9th on ICC ranking, Pakistan battles for spot in Champions Trophy

    KARACHI: Pakistan is currently struggling at the 9th spot in International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International (ODI) ranking and faces a stiff challenge to qualify for the 2017 Champions Trophy to be held in England...

    Pakistan must beat 8th ranked West Indies in the tri-series being staged in Zimbabwe in August and September in order to secure a place for the 8-nation event...

  • Pakistan will host West Indies in November for a three-match T20 series: Sethi

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi on Thursday, while thanking West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President Dave Cameron for visiting Pakistan amidst the ongoing Independence Cup, announced that the West Indies team will visit Pakistan for a three-match T20 series towards the end of November...

    The sources further said that Cameron's tour would pave the way for a West Indies tour to Pakistan...

  • Moving forward: Pakistan set to launch pro hockey league in November

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to launch its very own Pro Hockey League in November which will also involve foreign players, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior revealed on Monday...

    The former Olympian believed development and growth of young hockey players will rely on the success of the league which will help Pakistan regain its historic aura as a hockey-playing nation...

  • Pakistan to tour Australia in November this year: PHF

    PESHAWAR: National senior team would visit Australia in November this year, secretary of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Shahbaz Ahmed Senior said on Saturday...

    Commenting on the senior team’s proposed visit to Australia, the PHF official appreciated the support offered by Hockey Australia which has promised to provide free boarding and lodging facilities to the Pakistan squad on the tour Down Under...

  • ITF postpones India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to November

    India's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan at Islamabad next month has been postponed to November under “exceptional circumstances” after a security review, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Thursday...

    “Following an in-depth security review of the current situation in Pakistan by independent expert security advisors, the Davis Cup Committee has taken the decision to postpone the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie,” ITF...

  • World Bank president to visit Pakistan in November

    ISLAMABAD: World Bank President David Malpass will visit Islamabad in the first week of November to finalise enhanced financial support for institutional reforms and growth agenda...

    The Ministry of Finance on Thursday said World Bank’s country director in Pakistan Patchamuthu Illangovan and his team called on Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to apprise him of the upcoming visit of Mr Malpass to...

  • Fresh black warrant issued for Shafqat’s hanging on 9th

    The condemned prisoner has been dodging death since 2012 as implementation of black warrants, repeatedly issued by the trial court, were stayed because the Pakistan Peoples Party government had placed a moratorium on execution after coming into power in 2008...

    But in the wake of the terrorist attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, the Pakistan Muslim League-N government lifted the moratorium in December last year...

  • Three-day ambassadors’ conference starts on 9th

    Another said that issues pertaining to the region and the role that Pakistan could play for making the regional groupings more effective would be discussed at the event...

    Moreover, the government is working to deepen ties with Central Asian states and has embarked on the mega regional connectivity project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...

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