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  • Rangers' powers: 'Will side with institutions if democracy endangered', says MQM's Waseem Akhtar

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) mayoral candidate for Karachi Waseem Akhtar, while referring to the issue of extension of the Rangers' stay in Sindh, said he would side with democratic institutions if the situation turned to one where democracy was endangered...

    While the MQM has reservations over the Rangers' operation, he said during an interview with BBC Urdu, those concerns have been delivered to those in the relevant...

  • SHC seeks reply from MQM's Waseem Akhtar in Rs500m Rangers libel case

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday instructed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Wasim Akhtar to submit a reply by December 21 in a Rs500 million libel case filed by the Sindh Rangers...

    Sindh Rangers had also submitted an application in the court, asking the presiding judge to issue a restraining order against the MQM leader, which would prevent him from issuing public statements against the Rangers in the future...

  • Rangers unimpressed by Waseem Akhtar’s apology

    KARACHI: A somewhat ‘forget and forgive’ statement given by jailed Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar following his court appearance on Saturday was apparently not taken well by the Sindh Rangers as the paramilitary force considered it an attempt to cast a shadow on its “impartial” actions in the city...

    Mr Akhtar, who was brought to an anti-terrorism court from the Karachi central prison for the hearing of his bail applications, directly...

  • Former ISI chief Rizwan seeks early retirement

    Military sources confirmed on Sunday that Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar, currently posted as president of the National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad, had expressed his desire to retire early “due to personal commitments”...

    He replaced retired Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam as chief of the premier intelligence agency of the country in 2014 after heading the Sindh Rangers in 2012 when a military operation was launched in Karachi...

  • Riffatullah, Rizwan keep Panthers afloat in Super 8 T20 Cup

    KARACHI: Riffatullah Mohmand and Mohammad Rizwan produced excellent knocks as Peshawar Panthers kept alive their semi-final aspirations alive with a six-wicket win over Abbottabad Falcons in the Cool & Cool presents Hair Super 8 T20 Cup in Faisalabad on Wednesday...

    Rizwan then effortlessly posted a half century, finishing the Group ‘A’ match in a flurry of strokes against the luckless Ahmed...

  • Ton-up Rizwan puts Zone-VI in command

    KARACHI: All-rounder Rizwan Khan slammed a splendid century as Zone-VI amassed 320-8 declared against Zone-IV on day one of the final last-round matches in the PCB Senior Inter-district (Karachi region) Cricket Tournament here on Saturday...

    Batting first at the UBL Sports Complex, Zone-VI went on a run spree with Rizwan making 138 from 196 balls with the aid of 13 boundaries and one six...

  • PHF retains Mohammad Imran as captain, inducts Faisal, Rizwan

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) while announcing the 18-member squad on Saturday for the upcoming four-nation tournament scheduled to be held in Hobart, Australia from May 2 to 10 retained Mohammad Imran as captain in addition to inducting Faisal Qadir and Rizwan Ali into the national team...

    Faisal and Rizwan have succeeded in replacing Rashid Mahmood and Rizwan Senior who, as per the PHF press release, were asked to...

  • Rizwan excels in Dollar East triumph

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s talented and upcoming cricketer Mohammad Rizwan smashed an enterprising half century as Dollar East hammered Azad Innovators by eight wickets in the opening match of Dr...

    Rizwan, who made his debut for Pakistan against Bangladesh last month, hoisted half a dozen sixes and belted four boundaries in his 65 off 48 balls as Dollar East raced to victory with 4...

  • Rizwan inspires Qasmi Gym to victory

    KARACHI: Mohammad Rizwan excelled with quickfire half-century to help Qasmi Gymkhana record a 19-run victory over Heroes CC in the third Naya Nazimabad Ramazan Cricket Tournament at the Lawai Cricket Stadium late on Saturday night...

    Batting first, Qasmi Gymkhana posted 162-8 in the allotted 20 overs with opener Rizwan striking five sixes and two boundaries in his 34-ball knock of 54...

  • Rizwan, Khurram shine in AKG event

    KARACHI: Half centuries from international Mohammad Rizwan and Khurram Shehzad inspired Dollar East to a 30-run win against Qasmi CC in the 28th Aga Khan Gymkhana Ramazan Festival T20 Cricket Tournament for the State Life Trophy here on Monday...

    Pakistan batsman Rizwan struck 65 from 51 balls with four boundaries and three sixes; Khurram blasted five sixes and two fours in a quickfire 55 off just 27 balls while Ijaz Shah hit three...

  • Rizwan, Fakhar on song in another big win

    KARACHI: Pakistan batsman Mohammad Rizwan stole the limelight in the third Naya Nazimabad Ramazan Cricket Tournament with a superlative century while Fakhar Zaman played a whirlwind innings as Dollar East romped to an emph­atic 156-run win over Kashmore CC late on Tuesday night...

    Rizwan and Fakhar were involved in a rollicking opening partnership of 201 off mere 94 deliveries to propel their side to a commanding T20 score of 230-4 in...

  • Imad, Rizwan outstanding talents: Sallu

    KARACHI: Former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu on Monday praised youngsters Imad Wasim and Mohammad Rizwan for their fine show in Pakistan’s fighting victory over hosts Zimbabwe in the first of the T20 Internationals at Harare on Sunday...

    Speaking to media here, Sallu said: “Both Imad and Rizwan definitely have spark and have brought a refreshing variety to the team which is such a delight to see...

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