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  • 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...

  • 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...

    The conference is taking place at a time when the stalemate in ties with India is worsening; Kabul’s increased expectations are putting to test the recent improvements in bilateral relations; and the Yemen crisis has challenged the resilience of the relationship...

  • Formation of 9th NFC completed

    ISLAMABAD: The constitution of the ninth National Finance Commission is now complete as President Mam­noon Hussain has approved appointment of Nawid Ah­san as non-statutory member...

    An official announcement of the finance ministry said Mr Ahsan will represent Punjab in the NFC
  • Maryam’s return from UK likely for hearing on 9th

    LONDON/ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of the ousted prime minister, and her husband have decided to end their stay in London and may return to Pakistan next week to appear before an accountability court in connection with a reference related to the London properties owned by the Sharif family...

    While no one from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was willing to speak on record, sources close to the Sharif family in London...

  • 9th Muharram processions held across Sindh

    SUKKUR: All mourning processions of the 9th Muha­rram, which were taken out amid tight security in all big and small towns of the province early on Saturday morning, concluded peacefully in the evening after marching on their designated routes...

    In Hyderabad, the 9th Muharram processions were taken out in Latifabad, Sakhi Pir, Qasimabad and Tando Jahania, which marched on their routes throughout the day and concluded peacefully in...

  • 9th Muharram procession ends safely

    KARACHI: Amid strict security measures that included suspension of cellular service and a ban on pillion-riding for the second consecutive day, the 9th Muharram mourning procession ended safely at the Hussainia-Iranian Imam­bargah in Kharadar on Saturday evening...

    More than 9,000 policemen were deputed for security backed by Pakistan Rangers’ troops...

  • Golf trials from 9th

    He added that after the trials a 4-member Sindh team will be finalised to take part in the competition which will be played alongside the 54th Amateur Golf Championship of Pakistan at the Islamabad Golf Club...

  • Government constitutes 9th NFC

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Ministry on Friday notified 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) to work out a mechanism to distribute resources between federal government and the provinces for the next five years...

    An official statement of the finance ministry said that the first meeting of the 9th NFC would be held on April 28 at Prime Minister Secretariat...

  • Protective bail of former home minister extended till 9th

    KARACHI: Dr Zulfikar Mirza, the disgruntled leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party and former home minister, was on Wednesday given a last chance by the Sindh High Court to appear before the trial court till May 9 with regard to four criminal cases registered against him for allegedly attacking a police station and forcing shopkeepers to shutter down in the Badin district...

  • 9th Muharram processions conclude peacefully

    PESHAWAR: The 9th Muharram processions in the provincial capital and other parts of the province concluded peacefully amid tight security on Saturday...

    In Peshawar, the main procession of 9th Muharram was taken out from Hussainia Hall Imambargah located on Saddar Road at around 11:00am...

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