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  • Musharraf says he invoked emergency after consulting Gen Kayani

    ISLAMABAD: Former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has claimed that he invoked the Nov 3, 2007 emergency after holding consultations with former chief of army staff retired Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and the senior civilian and military hierarchy...

    This is the first time that Gen Musharraf has directly dragged Gen Kayani into the emergency issue since the PML-N government had filed a (high treason) complaint against him in a special...
  • No visa issued without consulting embassy’s security wings: ex-envoy

    The former ambassador, like Pakistan Peoples Party leaders in Pakistan, also said that “the real issue” was “not issuance of visas to US officials but [Al Qaeda chief] Osama bin Laden’s presence in Pakistan”...

    The document leaked — a letter sent to the embassy in Washington with the signatures of then prime minister’s principal secretary Nargis Sethi — showed that the authorisation to issue one-year visas to US officials without...

  • Bill for south Punjab province: PML-Q minister raps PTI for ‘not consulting an ally’

    BAHAWALPUR: Federal Minister for Housing and Works Tariq Bashir Cheema has complained that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) did not take into confidence its ally PML-Q while moving a private bill of ‘South Punjab province’ in the National Assembly...

    In this connection, he also referred to the annexation deed of the former Bahawalpur state with Pakistan on the desire of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and later its merger into the...

  • Tokyo Games consulting firm paid $370,000 to Diack’s son

    TOKYO: A consulting firm for Tokyo’s Olympic bid committee paid around $370,000 to the son of Lamine Diack, once one of the world’s most powerful sports officials, around the time Japan was picked to host the 2020 Games, Kyodo News reported on Monday...

    The report comes amid French investigations into the former head of Tokyo’s bid committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, for approving around $2 million in payments to Black Tidings, a now-defunct...

  • Ton-up Bilal leads grand recovery by Omar Associates

    KARACHI: An excellent century from Bilal Asif engineered a great comeback by Omar Associates on a seesaw day one of the Patron’s Trophy (Grade-II) Cricket Tournament final against Karachi Port Trust (KPT) at the National Stadium here on Sunday...

    The 29-year-old all-rounder struck 103 to propel his side to a competitive first-innings total of 349 after KPT had dominated the first half of action to leave Omar Associates struggling for...

  • Councillor-elect, associates booked after CBH election

    HYDERABAD: Cantonment police have lodged a case under sections of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) and Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) against councillor-elect Abdul Rehman Pathan from ward-4 of the Cantonment Board Hyderabad (CBH), Cantonment General Hospital Medical Superintendent (MS) Dr Farid Shaikh and several others for attacking a voter of the rival candidate...

  • Protective bail of Dr Mirza, 72 associates extended in Badin

    BADIN: The Badin district and sessions judge on Saturday extended the interim pre-arrest bail of former home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza and his 72 associates till June 2...

    Read: Police raid Zulfiqar Mirza's Karachi residence, arrest supportersHowever, his counsel, Advocate Muhammad Essa Mallah, appeared on behalf of the disgruntled Pakistan Peoples Party leader and submitted that a heavy contingent of police came to his office in...

  • Omar Associates, KPT seal impressive wins

    KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Omar Associates both recorded impressive wins in their final-round matches of the 20th Hinopak Trophy KCCA Inter-departmental Cricket League here on Monday...

    Left-arm spinner Salman Khan grabbed figures of five for 21 as Omar Associates overpowered Dollar East by eight wickets in the Group ‘B’ fixture at the KCCA Ground...

  • Omar Associates, Lahore Lions in Veterans Cup final

    KARACHI: Omar Associates and Lahore Lions booked a date for the final of the 5th National Veterans Cup T20 Cricket Tournament by outplaying their respective rivals in the semi-finals played in Lahore on Saturday...

    Omar Associates demonstrated their bowling prowess by restricting Askari Greens to 123 for seven in the stipulated 20 overs with only Saleem Raza batting well for his 45 off 35 balls containing one six and four fours... ...

  • Omar Associates annihilate Sialkot

    KARACHI: Omar Associates set a new record in women’s domestic one-day cricket on Thursday when they thrived on three centuries to plunder a massive 450-5 against Sialkot in the 10th Mohtarma Fatimah Jinnah National Women’s Cricket Tournament at the Lahore Country Club in Muridke...

    1 overs to leave Omar Associates victorious by an emphatic margin of 366 runs...

  • Navy trounce Omar Associates

    KARACHI: Pakistan Navy continued their winning streak in the final round of the 20th Hinopak Trophy KCCA Inter-departmental Cricket League when they trounced Omar Associates by 150 runs here on Friday...

    But the bowlers’ good work was wasted as Omar Associates were dismissed for a paltry 114 at the start of their chase...

  • Dr Mirza, associates get interim bail in most cases

    The court also granted interim bail till May 23 to 72 suspects, including his associates and supporters, in seven cases registered against them at the Kario Ghanwar, Tando Bago, Pangrio, Golarchi and other police stations of Badin district over the last two weeks...

    Fresh case registeredReferring to the recent massacre of Ismaili community members in Karachi, Dr Mirza said it was widely believed that the Indian spy agency, Research...

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