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  • Saddam, Mehmood hope to make second chance at history count

    KARACHI: They were part of the first team from Pakistan that made the final of the AFC President’s Cup and now midfielders Saddam Hussain and Mehmood Khan are hoping to help K-Electric become the first team from the country to reach the AFC Cup...

    In 2013, Saddam and Mehmood were at each end of Khan Research Laboratories’ (KRL) midfield pivot as they created history by reaching the final of the AFC President’s Cup, which was then the...

  • Shafqat Mehmood steps down from post after PTI's dismal performance

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Shafqat Mehmood stepped down from the post of party organiser in Lahore for what he called the party's poor performance in the local government polls...

    Mehmood posted a message on the social media saying, “it is my moral duty to accept responsibility for this (party’s) poor performance...

  • PTI nominates Shafqat Mehmood for NA Speaker slot

    ISLAMABAD: The vice chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Shah Mahmood Qureshi, announced on Thursday that his party has decided to nominate Shafqat Mehmood for the slot of Speaker in National Assembly, DawnNews reported...

    Speaking to media in Islamabad, Qureshi said PTI has sensed that fellow opposition parties, under some 'understanding' with the government or as a part of their re-conciliatory politics are not contesting the...

  • How long will govt use military as a crutch, asks PTI's Shah Mehmood Qureshi

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said the government was using the military as a crutch...

    Pakistan had legalised military court trials of terror suspects for a period of two years in January 2015 — soon after the terror attack on Peshawar's Army Public School in Dec 2014, in which 144 people, most of them children, were killed by Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan militants...

  • ATC grants Shah Mehmood interim bail in terrorism cases until Feb 8

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi was granted bail by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday after he surrendered in four terrorism cases, DawnNews reported...

    The PTI leader was named in cases regarding the 2014 attacks on Parliament House, Pakistan Television (PTV) building, former senior superintendent of police Asmatullah Junejo and violence on August 31, 2014, along with 28 other PTI leaders......

  • Two years on from Quetta blast, the loss of Mehmood still just as fresh

    "Sir, sir!…huge blast in civil hospital…no contact with Hafeez and Mehmood" — the staccato delivery of DawnNewsTV DSNG engineer Rana Imran's words packed all the panic and chaos of that day...

    The relief had barely set in when in the very next breath, Hafeez, with his voice creaking, said: "Mehmood is missing, I narrowly escaped the blast...

  • Shafqat Mehmood to head panel tasked with drafting ToRs for parliamentary body on 2018 polls

    Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood will head a sub-committee tasked with framing the terms of reference (ToR) for a special parliamentary committee constituted by the National Assembly speaker to probe allegations of rigging in the 2018 general elections...

    Khattak recommended the name of Mehmood as the convener of the sub-committee, which was agreed to by the members of the panel...

  • Awais, Aizaz inspire Pindi to first win

    RAWALPINDI: Former internationals Awais Zia and Aizaz Cheema made significant contributions to help Rawalpindi secure their first success in the Cool & Cool presents Jazz National T20 Cup with a 22-run defeat of Karachi Blues late on Monday night...

    The left-handed Awais, who had played a couple of Twenty20 Internationals some years ago, cashed in at the start to hammer five boundaries and three sixes in a rapid 31-ball knock of 45...

  • SC orders early recovery of Awais Shah

    A five-judge bench of the apex court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim issued the directive during the hearing of the petition filed by the Sindh High Court Bar Association (SHCBA) seeking safe recovery of Barrister Awais Ali Shah, who was kidnapped from Clifton on June 20...

    The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority should take action against such campaigns maligning the...

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