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Premier-in-waiting Imran Khan in Peshawar to face NAB inquiry


August 7, 2018

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday arrived in Peshawar where he is to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in connection with misuse of KPK government’s helicopters, Geo News reported on Tuesday. The TV channel reported that Khan has arrived at Bureau’s office in the provincial capital and would shortly be interrogated. The NAB has prepared a …

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Asian markets rally after US gains, yuan edges up


August 6, 2018

HONG KONG: Asian markets rose on Monday after a healthy lead from Wall Street as positive US jobs data trumped fresh trade war threats, while the yuan extended a recovery after the Chinese central bank moved to support the unit. Hong Kong led gains as the week got off to an upbeat start, with dealers tracking their New York and …

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Hafeez demoted, Azam promoted as PCB unveils list of centrally contracted playersHafeez demoted, Azam promoted as PCB unveils list of centrally contracted players


August 6, 2018

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday demoted veteran cricketer Mohammad Hafeez on its list of centrally contracted players and promoted batsman Babar Azam as it handed new one-year deals to its pool of national players, DawnNewsTV reported. Advancing years and frequent bowling bans due to his erratic action have seen the 37-year-old Hafeez’s utility to the team diminish. Those twin factors may have played …

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PTI names Imran Khan as prime minister


August 6, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has officially been named as the candidate for the office of the prime minister by the PTI’s MNAs-elect in a meeting held here on Monday. Shah Mehmood Qureshi, who is party’s Senior Vice President, moved the resolution nominating Imran Khan as party’s candidate for the country’s top office, which was accepted by the members. …

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Imran Khan’s stepdaughter joins PTI


August 6, 2018

Mehrunnisa Hayat, the daughter of Imran Khan’s wife Bushra, on Monday joined the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, DawnNewsTV reported. Mehrunnisa joined the party following a meeting with Khan, who was today officially nominated the PTI’s prime minister candidate. Her mother was also present during her meeting with the PTI chief. Khan had married Bushra — his third wife — in Lahore in February. Bushra has largely remained …

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Meghan pushes back album


August 6, 2018

LOS ANGELES-Meghan Trainor has delayed her album.The ‘All About That Bass’ singer has been forced to push back the date of her third studio album ‘Treat Myself’, which was due to drop on August 31, because she has been inspired to carry on writing more new music after the ”most exciting” year of her life that saw get engaged to …

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Singer Demi Lovato speaks out, says will keep fighting addiction


August 6, 2018

U.S. pop singer Demi Lovato spoke out on Sunday about her battle with addiction, saying she needed “time to heal and focus on my sobriety” days after media reports said she was taken to a Los Angeles hospital suffering from a suspected overdose. “I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction,” the 25-year-old Grammy-nominated recording artist wrote on …

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Cotton Crop Assessment Committee to meet next week


August 6, 2018

ISLAMABAD – Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) will meet next week in order to take stock of the output of major cash crop of the county during current season. Restructuring of the committee has also been completed after the devolution of CCAC from the Ministry of Commerce to Ministry of National Food Security and Research, said Cotton Commissioner in the …

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FBR issues notice to Pakistanis holding undisclosed assets


August 6, 2018

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started sending notices to Pakistanis holding undisclosed foreign and local assets, reported Radio Pakistan. According to FBR, the notices will be sent from today in two phases after expiry of amnesty scheme. In the first phase, notices will be sent to one thousand Pakistanis in the United Kingdom. The UK tax authorities have shared …

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Bangladesh level T20 series with 12-run win over Windies


August 6, 2018

LAUDERHILL – A fine all-round performance by Shakib al Hasan lifted Bangladesh to a series-levelling 12-run win over the West Indies in the second fixture of a three-match T20 International series at the Central Broward Stadium in Florida on Saturday. Shakib belted 60 and senior opener Tamim Iqbal topscored with 74 as the Bangladeshis posted a challenging 171 for five …

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