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Pakistan declare at 579-3 after Azhar’s unbeaten 302

Pakistan declared their first innings at 579-3 after opener Azhar Ali knocked his maiden triple hundred on day two of the first day-night Test against West Indies in Dubai on Friday in Dubai. Ali remained unbeaten on a 645-minute vigil of 302 — fourth to score a triple hundred in Tests from his country — after Pakistan resumed the day on 279-1 at Dubai stadium. Misbah-ul-Haq remained 29 not out while Babar Azam made 69 and Asad Shafiq scored 67. For West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo finished with 125. AliRead More

Pak-India tensions seen dominating Indian BRICS summit

Persona non grata declared Indian diplomat leaves Pakistan

India is set to take its drive to isolate Pakistan and rally the international community against ‘cross-border terrorism’ to a summit of emerging market powers this weekend, when it hosts BRICS nations in the western state of Goa. For Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the gathering of leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa offers an opportunity to highlight the threat he sees to Indian security from recent border clashes with Pakistan. But across the summit table at a resort hotel, Chinese President Xi Jinping is unlikely toRead More

SC sets pleas of PTI, others over Panama leak for hearing on Oct 20

Pakistan's chief justice to skip global conference in India

  ISLAMABAD, October 14 (DNA): The Supreme Court on Friday has set pleas of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) for hearing on October 20 among those of others that call for probe of Panama leak against premier.   An esteemed three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Anwar Zaheer Jamali will hear the petitions nearly a week from today.   Political parties besides Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Jamaat-e-Islami whose petitions are going to be heard are Awami Muslim League (AML) , Qaumi Watan PartyRead More

DNA news agency Deputy Editor Mazhar Tufail joins BOL tv


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – After more than a year of distress, BOL News Television Friday made its first hiring in Islamabad in preparation for a launch before the end of the year. Mazhar Tufail was serving in DNA news agency Islamabad as Deputy Editor. Senior journalist Mazhar Tufail was taken on board as executive correspondent and anchorperson in what is a fresh signing by BOL. He was not part of the original team.   According to sources, the hiring in Islamabad is now on as it is in Karachi and Lahore where someRead More