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  • Profile: Justice Gulzar Ahmed — the 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan

    Justice Gulzar Ahmed, who was sworn in as the 27th chief justice of Pakistan on December 21, 2019, was born on February 2, 1957, in Karachi...

    Justice Ahmed, who was part of the five-judge bench that disqualified former premier Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case, is also a member of the Supreme Judicial Council and the Judicial Commission of Pakistan...

  • Pakistan Super League 6 – Team Profile: Karachi Kings out to make history as reigning champions

    KARACHI: No HBL Pakistan Super League champions had ever managed to retain their crown but Karachi Kings are determined to change that around under their new head coach Herschelle Gibbs with Babar Azam — arguably one of the best batsmen in present world cricket — set to play a pivotal role...

    Regardless of his undoubted class, Babar heads into the competition with lack of big runs but the all-format Pakistan captain has uncanny...

  • Pakistan Super League 6 – Team Profile: Lahore Qalandars aiming for ultimate glory

    KARACHI: Lahore Qalandars, arguably the most favourite HBL Pakistan Super League franchise for the cricketing masses, had to suffer four years of heartbreak on the trot since the start of the T20 extravaganza as each season they were plummeted in the last place...

    The top-ranked T20 bowler in the world makes the Qalandars’ bowling even more threatening this time since he would be operating alongside Pakistan pace spearhead Shaheen...

  • Pakistan Super League 6 – Team Profile: Multan Sultans hope to cash in on Rizwan’s red-hot form

    KARACHI: Multan Sultans were the last franchise to join the HBL Pakistan Super League family and in three seasons since 2018 they had made steady progress...

    Rizwan had been phenomenal in Pakistan colours with both bat and the wicket-keeping gloves and his red-hot form just could be the inspirational force which Multan Sultans are seeking to in their quest for the title this year...

  • Pakistan Super League 6 – Team Profile: Islamabad United primed for third crown

    KARACHI: No franchise has won more titles in the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) history than Islamabad United...

    While Islamabad, who will be again led by Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan, are still going through process of filling in the slot created by Munro’s forced absence, the two-time winners have added the batting firepower of England discard Alex Hales, Pakistan paceman Hasan Ali and the emerging pace-bowling sensation...

  • Documents show PFF sold 2014 World Cup tickets at inflated prices

    Problem was that he hadn’t paid FIFA or its ticketing associate MATCH services that was handling tickets for the World Cup in Brazil; instead he’d paid the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) for the tickets...

    In what seems to be a breach — and a big one for that matter from what recent developments show — officials of Pakistan’s football governing body were re-selling tickets, and that too at a higher price...

  • Eleven members of Ahmadi minority killed in 2014: report

    ISLAMABAD: Eleven Pakistani members of the Ahmadi religious minority were murdered for their faith in 2014 and authorities failed to apprehend any of the killers, a report said Monday, highlighting growing intolerance toward the sect...

    In May, gunmen shot dead an American heart surgeon, Mehdi Ali, who was visiting Pakistan on a charity mission in Sindh...

  • CTD official summoned with record of 2014 school attack case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has summoned the counter-terrorism department’s DSP (investigation) along with the relevant records over a plea of the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School carnage that his statement be recorded by the agency probing the killings...

    Meanwhile, the bench also adjourned hearing into another petition filed by slain APS student Asfand Khan’s father, advocate Ajun Khan,...

  • ATC orders Imran Khan to record statement in 2014 PTV attack cases

    An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Friday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to record his statement in four cases — including the Asmatullah Junejo assault case — registered after the PTI's months-long 2014 dharna which left the capital city paralysed...

    "Referring to this 2014 dharna, Khan claimed the sit-in was "politically driven"...

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