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  • Super Smith fires Islamabad United to Pakistan Super League title

    A fiery fifty from Dwayne Smith propelled Islamabad United to the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) title as Misbah-ul-Haq's side defeated Quetta Gladiators by six wickets in the final...

    Since the PSL was announced last September, the Pakistan Cricket Board sold five franchises for $93 million and attracted players from 11 different countries...

  • Astronomers find star with three super-earths

    PARIS: Astronomers said on Thursday they had found a planetary system with three super-earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star — one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock...

    It comprises four planets — one giant and three super-Earths orbiting a star dubbed HD219134...

  • Pakistan to get €125.7m from Germany

    ISLAMABAD: Germany agreed on Friday to provide €125...

    A ceremony was held in this regard at the Ministry of Finance where Secretary Economic Affairs Division (EAD) Tariq Bajwa and Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan Ina Lepel signed four agreements...

  • Usman, Hameed star as Abbottabad down star-studded Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: Khalid Usman's five-wicket haul helped Abbottabad topple a star-studded Lahore Whites side by 83 runs in the Group B match of National Twenty20 Cup at the Pindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    The left-arm spinner Usman outshined team mates and Pakistan internationals Junaid Khan and Yasir Shah, picking up 5/26 in four overs after Abbottabad had amassed 198/3 batting first...

  • Star Wars vs Star Trek: why can’t fans just get along?

    To casual moviegoers, there is not much difference between Star Trek, the sci-fi franchise that launched on television in 1966, and Star Wars, which debuted on movie screens in 1977...

    Star Trek fans think ‘Trek’ is better because it portrays a complex, science-based technological future where diverse species unite for the betterment of all...

  • 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...

    In May last year, an election tribunal had ordered re-election in NA-125 after Hamid Khan filed a petition alleging rigging in the 2013 polls...

  • PML-N to have legal recourse against NA-125 verdict: Shahbaz

    VEHARI: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the PML-N has reservations over the election tribunal’s judgment on NA-125 poll and the party will have legal recourse against the verdict...

    Also read: PML-N to challenge NA-125 tribunal decision in Supreme CourtPledging to his government would make Pakistan a developed country, he said: “We will put an end to loadshedding and unemployment...

  • Verdict in NA-125 case reserved

    LAHORE: An election tribunal on Monday reserved a verdict in the NA-125 alleged rigging case after counsel for railways minister Saad Rafiq and PTI’s runner-up candidate Hamid Khan concluded their arguments...

  • Election tribunal orders re-election in NA-125, PP-155

    LAHORE: An election tribunal on Monday ordered re-election in Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies after irregularities on the seats were proven during the 2013 general elections...

    PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique held a press conference soon after the election tribunal ordered re-election in the NA-125 constituency...

  • 30pc extra ballot papers printed in NA-125: ECP witness

    ISLAMBAD: A witness produced by the Election Commission of Pakistan conceded before the poll inquiry commission on Monday that 30 per cent more ballot papers than the number of registered voters in the NA-125 constituency had been printed in the 2013 general elections...

    Take a look: SC suspends election tribunal verdict on NA-125, PP-155 On May 4, an election tribunal annulled the election of Khawaja Rafique as member of the National...

  • SC suspends election tribunal verdict on NA-125, PP-155

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday suspended the decision of an election tribunal which ordered re-election in Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies...

    Last week, the tribunal had found irregularities in NA-125 and PP-155 after which the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had denotified the Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique...

  • ‘NA-125 verdict proves PPP mandate was stolen’

    LAHORE: The PPP has said the tribunal’s decision of re-poll in NA-125 has proved that the party’s mandate was stolen in 2013 elections...

    ”Chaudhry, who contested the 2013 polls from NA-125, said PML-N candidate Khawaja Saad Rafique had managed posting of election staff of his choice in May 2013 election...

  • Irregularities, not rigging, led to re-poll for NA-125

    LAHORE: The election tribunal which ordered re-election for NA-125, Lahore, on Monday primarily held the failure of the election staff in complying with the election laws and missing polling record as the basis of the decision...

    In its detailed judgment issued on Tuesday, the tribunal said the returning officer (RO) did not prepare the list of polling personnel himself, did not get the same approved at least 15 days before the polls,...

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