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  • Dreams of thunder for Pakistan’s Saad seeking Formula 1 glory

    ISLAMABAD: Saad Ali is in pole position to become Pakistan’s first Formula 1 driver, a seemingly impossible target in a country with no race tracks and where all sport sponsorship money is poured into the national obsession — cricket...

    “As a kid I was always interested in cars, but there was no racing in Pakistan, it was not even on television,” said Saad...

  • SC orders vote verification in Saad Rafique's NA-125

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered verification of voter thumb impressions and counterfoils in Lahore's NA-125 constituency, where Railways Minister Saad Rafique of the PML-N had defeated Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Hamid Khan in the 2013 general elections...

  • NA-120 campaign restrictions: ‘N’ to move court against ECP: Saad

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has announced moving court against the Election Commission’s code of conduct that bars any public office-holder from taking part in the electioneering for by-polls in National Assembly constituency NA-120...

    “The Election Commission has snatched political right of campaign in NA-120 for which the party will go to the court of law for getting the decision overturned,” Railways Minister Khawaja...

  • Saad, Rayyan triumph

    KARACHI: Talented Saad Saleem and Hasheesh Kumar outscored their opponents in the under-18 category on the opening day of the 1st Beaconhouse Open National juniors & seniors tennis Championship at the Karachi Gymkhana on Sunday...

    Under-18 singles: Saad Saleem bt Areeb 6-0,7-5; Hasheesh Kumar bt Arsam Wali 6-0, 6-0...

  • Story Time: Saad’s plight

    “Grrrrrrrrr! Grrrrrrrr!” Saad’s stomach was growling! Oh he was famished! And why wouldn’t he be, for he had a fight with his sister and slept without eating his birthday cake in protest...

    But now his stomach was growling because he was hungry!Saad would change sides trying to forget about the food and the yummy cake of his birthday party...

  • Sensational Saad routs Fata with 16 wickets in two days

    KARACHI: Having guested out for Fata in last season’s Quaid-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship, veteran seamer Saad Altaf tormented his former region with a sensational haul of 16 wickets on Friday to put Rawalpindi on the verge of a likely victory...

    The conditions at the Mirpur Cricket Stadium in Mirpur aided Saad to run through Fata batting with successive bags of eight wickets on the first two days of play in this...

  • ECP denotifies Saad Rafique

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued a notification of annulment of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique's membership from the National Assembly (NA) on Thursday...

    An election tribunal annulled results of the NA-125 election and ordered a re-poll on the seat won by Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday...

  • Saad Rafique moves SC against de-seating

    ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique knocked the doors of the Supreme Court on Thursday for reversal of the May 4 ruling of an election tribunal de-seating him...

    “In supersession of this commission’s notification of even number dated May 6, 2015, and pursuant to the judgement dated May 4, 2015, passed by the Election Tribunal, Faisalabad, (Camp at Lahore) in election petition No 194/2013 titled (Hamid Khan vs Khawaja...

  • Railways Minister Saad Rafique loses NA seat

    LAHORE: In what is being termed a vindication of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s stance on rigging in the 2013 general elections, an election tribunal annulled on Monday results of the NA-125 constituency and ordered a re-poll on the seat won by PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, the Railways Minister...

    Javed Rasheed Mehboobi, member of the Faisalabad election tribunal, allowed the petition of the runner-up candidate, Hamid Khan of the...

  • ECP restores Khawaja Saad Rafique NA membership

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday officially restored Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique's membership in the National Assembly (NA)...

    Previously, an election tribunal annulled results of the Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies and ordered a re-poll on the seats won by PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, the Railways Minister and Mian Naseer...

  • Nawaz Sharif lauds Saad Rafique at Greenline Train inauguration

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated Pakistan’s first ever ‘modern’ train on Thursday— the Greenline Train— that will cover the Karachi-Islamabad route in 23 hours, an occasion where he praised the under-fire Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique for turning around a department in dire straits...

    Appreciating the facilities the train service provides to passengers, which include comfortable sleepers, WiFi availability,...

  • SC suspends de-seating of Saad Rafique

    ISLAMABAD: The ruling PML-N heaved a sigh of relief on Monday as the Supreme Court suspended the May 4 decision of an election tribunal to de-seat Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique...

    Saad Rafique was represented by senior counsel Khawaja Haris Ahmed and Hamid Khan by Advocate Ahmed Awais...

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