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  • Mohammad Hafeez: Now he bends it, now he doesn’t

    It must be recalled that his first reported infringement was back in 2005 in a three way ODI series and then six months before the 2015 World Cup when he was clearly Pakistan’s asset in the bowling department, often opening the bowling and compiling admirable returns...

    By then he had become more of an off spinning all-rounder, such was his impact with the ball...

  • ‘World wants strong democracy in Pakistan’

    KARACHI: American Ambassador Richard Olson has said the world wants to see a strong democracy in Pakistan where people have the freedom to continue their political activities...

    During their meeting, the US envoy, who was accompanied by the American consul general in Karachi, exchanged views with the governor on matters of mutual interest and also had a detailed discussion on aid, investment and other measures being taken by the US......

  • Pakistan for principles of democracy to reform UNSC

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has reiterated its call for reform of the Security Council to be guided by the principles of democracy and representatives, a press release said...

    Speaking in the Inter-Governmental Negotiations (IGN) on Security Council reform, Pakistan’s Ambas­sador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi responded forcefully to a handful of countries which seek permanent seats for themselves...

  • 'Democracy has nothing to fear from Pakistan Army': DG ISPR

    The army's media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), held a press conference Saturday evening to elaborate on the recovery of a Canadian-American family from Taliban custody and respond to the government's criticism of the army for its commentary on Pakistan's economic conditions...

    "I was disappointed as a soldier and as a citizen of Pakistan...

  • Consolidation of democracy top US priority in Pakistan: Olson

    WASHINGTON: The US administration has informed Congress that the consolidation of democratic institutions is one of its key initiatives in Pakistan...

    Ambassador Richard Olson conveyed this message while justifying the $742 million US assistance for Pakistan during a hearing on next fiscal year’s budget proposals at the House Foreign Affairs Committee...

  • Pakistan's democracy strong enough to withstand crises: Mamnoon

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain while addressing a joint session of parliament on Wednesday said Pakistan's democracy has been strengthened to the extent that it can now withstand various crises...

    Sustainable development is not possible without a stable democracy, Mamnoon said, adding that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had guided the country to progress...

  • Pakistan’s future depends on democracy: minister

    KARACHI: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that the future of Pakistan is linked with supremacy of the constitution, rule of law and democracy...

    During his visit to the Karachi Press Club on Thursday, the minister said Ayub Khan’s martial law had laid the foundation of separation of East Pakistan, while the Musharraf regime cut off Balochistan from the mainstream...

  • US resolution calls for supporting democracy in Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: A resolution moved in the US Congress urges American lawmakers to reaffirm their support for strengthening the democratic process in Pakistan...

    The resolution, moved by Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, who co-chairs the Congressional Pakistan Caucus, and Representative Joe Pitts, also welcomes Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his official visit to the United States, which begins on Oct 20...

  • US 'vigorously' supports succession of democracy in Pakistan: David Hale

    ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale on Thursday said "United States vigorously supports Pakistan's flourishing democracy"...

    Talking about comments made by Senator John McCain regarding extension in the tenure of Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, Hale said these kinds of questions are for Pakistan to answer and these are not the issues on which US will ever take a position...

  • Democracy in Pakistan, a dynamic work-in-progress

    The creation of the original State of Pakistan in 1947 and its post-1971 renewal represent a continuation — with periodic suspensions — of participative methods to achieve state stability and national cohesion...

    But just as the uniquely created national concept and the equally uniquely created State of Pakistan continue to evolve from the “baby” age of 70 years, so too should democratic systems be always improved and enhanced... ...

  • 'Future of Pakistan's democracy uncertain,' Nawaz says

    Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday told an audience in Karachi that the future of democracy in Pakistan remains uncertain, asking them why, after more than 70 years of independence, seminars to discuss the topic still need to be held...

    Addressing a seminar, the thrice-ousted premier said the political history of the country is full of attacks on democracy...

  • It’s now Pakistan Metro Bus Service

    ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday formally announced to rename the metro bus service as the Pakistan Metro Bus Service...

    The chief minister said the Pakistan metro bus service was the most modern with regard to the provision of transport facilities to the citizens, adding more than 0...

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