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  • Jadeja takes five as South Africa fold for 121

    NEW DELHI: Spinner Ravindra Jadeja ripped through South Africa's batting line-up after Ajinkya Rahane hit the first century of the series as India compounded the visitors' misery in the fourth and final Test Friday...

    Jadeja picked up five wickets for 30 runs as India bowled out the tourists for 121 off 49
  • 8 more children die in Thar, drought toll rises to 121

    MITHI: The outbreak of water-borne and viral diseases in the drought-hit Tharparkar district took lives of two women and eight more children on Wednesday, raising the death toll to 121 this month...

    The water-borne diseases and malnutrition teamed up with the cold weather caused the children to lose their lives in different areas of the district
  • 121 more police officials demoted in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: In line with the Supreme Court directives, the regional police officer (RPO) Rawalpindi on Monday demoted 121 police officials by withdrawing their out-of-turn promotions...

    Last week 96 police officials were demoted by RPO Mohammad Wisal Fakhar Sultan Raja while out-of-turn promotions of 197 officials were withdrawn by City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Abbasi
  • Death toll from Mina's deadliest Haj disaster reaches 2,121

    DUBAI: The crush and stampede that struck the Haj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,121 pilgrims, a new tally showed on Monday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tragedy...

    The toll keeps rising from the September 24 disaster outside Makkah as countries identify bodies and work to determine the whereabouts of hundreds of pilgrims still missing
  • Pundits predict repeat of voting patterns from 2013 election

    RAWALPINDI: The results of the cantonment board elections are likely to be a reflection of the results of the 2013 elections with Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N and Imran Khan’s PTI emerging as the two strongest parties...

    Almost all major political parties are participating in the elections, but a real contest is only expected between the two main rivals
  • Gen Kayani influenced 2013 election, says PTI's Naeemul Haque

    Remarks made by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson Naeemul Haque on a TV show have landed him in hot water, as he alleged that former chief of army staff Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani had rigged the last General Election...

    Haque made the comments on Geo TV's 'Aaj Shahzaib Khanzada Kay Saath' on Monday night where he said his party lost the elections because of the former army chief
  • IPPs funded PML-N election campaign in 2013, claims Imran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has levelled a fresh allegation against the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that the party received kickbacks and commissions from Independent Power Produ­cers (IPPs) and used the money to win the 2013 general elections...

    The PML-N, however, has rejected Mr Khan’s allegation and called the IPPs a brain child of the previous PPP government
  • Election 2013 — between hope and despair

    The 2013 general elections, the tenth since 1970, had offered the country a reason to rejoice because for the first time in history, a democratically-elected government had managed to complete its tenure and hand over the reins of power to the one elected next...

    This was no small feat, but the triumph, however, was marred by the fact that despite a successful democratic transition, true civilian rule remained a distant dream
  • EU mission terms election satisfactory, calls it better than 2013

    ISLAMABAD: The chief observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission to Pakistan, Michael Gahler, has said that apart from a few incidents of terrorism, the overall situation of the general election was satisfactory...

    “Our observers visited as many as 300 polling stations in 87 constituencies and I have personally visited four polling stations
  • Foreign tourists to Pakistan more than triple since 2013

    As terrorism recedes in Pakistan, tourism appears to be on the rise, with more than thrice the number of international tourists travelling to the country in 2016 as compared to just three years ago, Bloomberg reported...

    Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) data showed that international tourists have more than tripled since 2013 to 1
  • 122 ‘sectarian incidents’ took place in Pakistan since 2013, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly has been informed that 122 sectarian incidents have taken place all over the country since June 2013 and 10 banned organisations have claimed responsibility, or found involved during investigations, of 91 of them...

    According to a written reply to a question by MNA Saman Sultana Jafri of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal states that 56 sectarian incidents took place in Punjab, 40...
  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    Japan's public broadcaster apologised Friday to the parents of a young reporter who died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month...

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone
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