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Team Manager puts blame on Afridi for T20 debacle

LAHORE/KARACHI, April 01 (NA): Pakistan Team Manager Intikhab Alam has said submitted a report to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), stating that Shahid Afridi is an absolutely clueless. According to reports, the report is hugely critical of Afridi’s role as a T20 captain, although it gives a clean chit to coach Waqar Younis saying that coaching and support staff performed their duties “most diligently”. In the report, team manager Intikhab Alam criticises Afridi’s on-field tactics and off-field leadership during the World T20. Intikhab is critical of Umar Akmal’s return toRead More

Nisar demands Kalbhushan Yadav’s accomplice from Iran

ISLAMABAD, April 01 (DNA): Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Khan met with the Iranian ambassador and spoke to him about the legal notice that Pakistan has sent to Iran, on Frdiay.According to details, Pakistan’s Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar met Iranian ambassador and spoke to him about the arrest of alleged RAW agent Kalbhushan Jadhav. During the meeting, Pakistan’s recent legal notice to Iran also came up during the discussion.

Anti-Pakistan violence in 2015 fell below 2008 levels: report

ISLAMABAD: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its ‘State of Human Rights in 2015 report’ found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015. The report examines Pakistan’s performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others. There were 706 militant attacks in 2015, a number that is below 2008 levels of anti-state violence. At least 1,325 people were killed in these attacks,Read More

PM says govt determined to serve people


ISLAMABAD, April 01 (DNA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan’s economic turnaround has started and this process was irreversible and would make Pakistan an Asian Tiger. He made these remarks at a meeting in Islamabad where he was briefed about progress on various development projects. He said that the development agenda of the government would revolutionise the lives of the people as we are determined to deliver and serve the masses. Nawaz Sharif said the government has successively been increasing budgetary allocations for the development projects that have beenRead More

Pakistan’s nuclear program for self-defence: Aizaz Chaudhry

Aizaz invites India for dialogue

ISLAMABAD, April 01 (DNA): Pakistan’s nuclear program is for self-defence and deterrence and is aimed to preserve strategic stability in the region, said Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry. The Foreign Secretary said this while speaking to reporters on the eve of Nuclear Security Summit in Washington. He said Pakistan’s nuclear program is fully secured and there has not been a single breach. He said steps taken by Pakistan for the safety and security of its nuclear material and facilities have been praised and acknowledged by the United States as well asRead More

Tariq Fatemi meets UK PM in Washington

Fatemi briefs OIC Ambassadors

WASHINGTON, April 01 (DNA): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi, held a meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron in Washington. The held at sidelines of Nuclear Security Summit in US. The British Prime Minister expressed grief and sorrow over the Lahore tragedy and appreciated the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in the war on terror, officials said. “Britain will continue cooperation with Pakistan in economy and security fields… There is need to further bolster cooperation in education and energy sectors,” officials quoted David Cameron asRead More