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  • PM Khan directs withdrawal of Zartaj Gul's letter to Nacta over sister's appointment: Naeemul Haq

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday took notice of the appointment of state minister and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Zartaj Gul's sister to the National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta)...

    Shabnam Gul, a BPS-18, was serving as assistant professor in the International Relations Department of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) and was appointed as director (BPS-19) in Nacta, Islamabad, on deputation for three...

  • Veteran nationalist Afzal Khan Lala dies

    MINGORA: Afzal Khan Lala, veteran nationalist leader, who refused to leave Swat to Taliban in 2007 after surviving several attacks on his life, was laid to rest in his ancestral village Durushkhela here on Sunday...

    Afzal Khan, commonly known as Khan Lala, was born in 1926 in DurushKhela, Swat in the house of a well-known landlord Habib Khan (Darmai Khan), a staunch opponent of the then rulers of Swat...

  • Afzal Khan Lala championed Pakhtun nationalism

    PESHAWAR: Afzal Khan, affectionately called Khan Lala by party workers and supporters, was one of the last veteran Pakhtun nationalists, who continued to campaign for Pakhtun national unity -- uniting Pakhtuns on both sides of the Durand Line -- though many in his own Awami National Party had moved on to embrace ‘pragmatic’ politics to call for uniting the people in one administrative unit on this side of the border...

    Khan Lala had...

  • Afzal Khan Lala remembered for his services

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a condolence reference on Saturday paid rich tributes to late nationalist leader Mohammad Afzal Khan Lala for the services he rendered for unity and welfare of the Pakhtuns...

    MPA Syed Jaffar Shah, PPP leader Ghani Gul Mehsud, Aimal Khattak, Awami National Party leader Sher Shah Khan, Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party leader Arbab Mujeeb-ur-Rehman, Pak-Afghan People’s Forum media wing in-charge Nisar Mohammad, Fata...

  • 3 policemen martyred in attack on DPO's convoy in Dera Ismail Khan

    At least three policemen were martyred in Dera Ismail Khan on Friday as a roadside bomb exploded when a police convoy was passing through the area, DawnNewsTv reported...

    The incident took place in Kolachi tehsil of DI Khan where the convoy of District Police Official (DPO) Zahidullah reportedly came under attack when a remotely-controlled IED exploded near the convoy on Hathala Road, police said...

  • Gul to replace Adil as Pakistan hit with another injury

    Injury prone fast bowler Umar Gul will get another opportunity to make a comeback to the Pakistan side after rookie paceman Ehsan Adil was ruled out of Pakistan-Bangladesh ODI series with a hamstring injury...

    Adil joins World Cup squad members Sohaib Maqsood, Sohail Khan and Yasir Shah to the list of casualties which put a dent to a new-look Pakistan's prospects in the Bangladesh series...

  • Gul not giving up on World T20 dream as Pakistan prepare to name squad

    Fast bowler Umar Gul is eyeing a spot in the World Twenty20 team as Pakistan prepares to name its 15-man squad for the tournament after a two-day delay...

    The 31-year-old pacer was selected for the recently concluded T20 series against New Zealand after a gap of about 10 months but Gul finished with just two wickets after being picked for only two games of the three-match series...

  • Shehzad, Gul axed as Asia Cup, World T20 squad named

    LAHORE: Misfiring Ahmed Shehzad and veteran pacer Umar Gul were dropped while uncapped youngsters Khurram Manzoor, Babar Azam, Mohammad Nawaz and Rumman Raees Khan were picked as the selectors on Wednesday named a 15-member squad for the high-profile World Twenty20 and Asia Cup T20 events...

    Gul was a notable omission as the veteran right-arm paceman could not impress the selectors in the recent T20 series in New Zealand...

  • Former ISI chief Hamid Gul dies of brain hemorrhage

    RAWALPINDI: Former chief of the Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) General (Retd) Hamid Gul died of a brain hemorrhage in Murree late on Saturday, DawnNews reported...

    Gen Gul remained ISI chief during 1987 and 1989 when the US-backed Afghan Jihad against the then Soviet Union was at the last stages...

  • Gul Hameed wins 60-plus title at ITF Seniors

    KARACHI: Senior pro Gul Hameed overcame a stiff challenge from Sabih Wali to win the 60-plus title here at the 24th Karachi Club Pakistan ITF Senior World Ranking Tennis Champoinship on Thursday...

    Both players displayed superb serve and volley game in a well-contested final but Gul evntually emerged taller, winning 6-7, 7-5, 10-8 (7-5)...

  • Gen Hameed Gul dies after brain haemorrhage

    ISLAMABAD: A former director general of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), retired Lt Gen Hameed Gul, died on Saturday night at a hospital in Murree after suffering a brain haemorrhage...

    The state-run Pakistan Television quoted the head of Combined Military Hospital, Murree, as confirming the death of Mr Gul, who had been visiting the hill station with his family members...

  • Hameed Gul laid to rest

    RAWALPINDI: Former head of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) retired Lt-Gen Hameed Gul was laid to rest at the army graveyard here on Sunday evening...

    Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and former army chiefs Aslam Beg, Waheed Kakar, Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani and former chief justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani along with federal minister Abdul Qadir Baloch, retired General Ali Kuli Khan, AJK president Sardar Yaqoob,...

  • Over 25 shops gutted in Gul Plaza

    KARACHI: More than 25 shops were burnt in a huge fire that broke out in a multi-storey market, Gul Plaza, on main M...

    The fireman said in the Gul Plaza fire incident the firemen broke the shutters of the shops since these were closed and one of their firemen was miraculously saved during fire fighting...

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