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  • Ehsan Mani lauds Najam Sethi's services for cricket in Pakistan

    Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani — who has been nominated for the position of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief by the prime minister — on Tuesday lauded the services of outgoing PCB chief Najam Sethi for his efforts to bring international cricket back to Pakistan...

  • International cricket to resume later this year in Pakistan: Ehsan Mani

    Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani said on Thursday that international cricket will return to Pakistan later this year when the country will be hosting matches for the Asian test championship against Sri Lanka in September and Bangladesh in January/February next year...

    “This is very good news for Pakistan cricket and it will herald the resumption of international cricket in Pakistan,” he said while taking to media at Lahore's...

  • 'Sri Lanka have committed to touring Pakistan,' says Ehsan Mani

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani allayed concerns that the Sri Lankan team would back out from the forthcoming tour a day after Sri Lanka Cricket reported receiving "warnings" of a terror bid, saying that the team have "committed to coming here"...

    So we have complete confidence they will come and God-willing all matches will take place in Pakistan," said Mani...

  • Court seeks govt's detailed response in petition seeking trial of Ehsanullah Ehsan

    The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday directed the federal government to file a detailed reply in response to a petition seeking trial in a military court of Ehsanullah Ehsan, former spokesperson of the banned Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)...

    The court issued the direction after finding the government's response regarding Ehsan — who turned himself in to security forces earlier this year and is...

  • PCB, domestic structure in need of major overhaul: Ehsan Mani

    ISLAMABAD: Dejected over the worst-ever defeat of Pakistan at the hands of fast-rising Bangladesh, former president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Ehsan Mani has laid emphasis on making changes to Pakistan cricket structure as well as the country’s cricket governing body...

    Professionals should be entrusted with the job of handling affairs of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), maintained the former ICC president while...

  • Ahmed, Shan, Ehsan recalled for SL Tests; Ajmal left out

    LAHORE: Openers Ahmed Shehzad and Shan Masood were recalled along with paceman Ehsan Adil for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka as the national selectors made three changes to the Pakistan Test squad which toured Bangladesh in April...

    Ajmal failed to impress with his remodelled bowling action and was left out of the two-Test series against Bangladesh which Pakistan won 1-0...

  • Ehsan Abbasi Memorial Bridge today

    KARACHI: The inaugural Ehsan Abbasi Memorial Pairs Bridge Tournament will be held at the Aslam Bridge Hall here on Friday, the Karachi Bridge Associates (KBA) announced on Thursday...

    “Ehsan Abbasi was a bridge player of great repute and distinction at the national level...

  • More information still possible from Ehsan, Senate panel told

    ISLAMABAD: A senior official of the defence ministry told a Senate committee on Monday that more information could be extracted from the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) former spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan...

    Additional Secretary retired Rear Admiral Faisal Lodhi, while briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, referred to the revelation made by Ehsan that the militant group Jamaatul Ahrar (JuA) had a direct link with...

  • Former TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has turned himself in: Pak Army

    The director general of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, on Monday announced that Ehsanullah Ehsan, former spokesperson of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and a senior leader of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, had turned himself in to Pakistan's security agencies...

    "The people, the state and the institutions of Pakistan have made considerable progress in the betterment of the country's security situation... ...

  • Top JuA militant Ehsan in army custody: ISPR

    ISLAMABAD: The army on Monday announced that one of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar top leaders and former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan had surrendered himself to security forces...

    “Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) commander and former TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has surrendered,” Gen Ghafoor said without elaborating when he turned himself in to security forces...

  • APS Shuhada Forum seeks trial, punishment of former Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan

    The APS Shuhada Forum on Tuesday filed a writ petition in the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking trial and sentencing of Ehsanullah Ehsan, former spokesperson of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), for his involvement in the 2014 terrorist attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School (APS) which left 144 students and staff dead...

    Its president, Fazal Khan, who is a lawyer and the main petitioner, accused Ehsan for carrying out...

  • Literary Notes: Ehsan Danish: a labourer, poet and lexicographer

    THOUGH he had penned over 50 books, Ehsan Danish had to work as a labourer, ink-man (at a printing press), cook, peon, mason, watchman, gardener, carpet-weaver and helper at a bookshop...

    Born Qazi Ehsan-ul-Haq, Ehsan Danish had little formal schooling and could not continue his education after the fourth grade because of his parents’ abject poverty, but he had become so erudite through long years of profound study that at a later...

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