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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016


Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to series-clinching Test win against Windies

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took six second-innings wickets in Pakistan’s crushing 133-run second Test win over West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as they took an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. This is Pakistan’s 10th consecutive win in international matches, The wily spinner finished with 6-124 to secure his second ten-wicket haul in Test cricket after claiming four wickets in the first innings as West Indies were bowled out for 322 before tea on a weary fifth and final day pitch at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Shah had deprivedRead More

Gen Raheel announces gallantry awards for army men slain

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday announced gallantry awards for Captain Roohullah and Naib Subedar Muhammad Ali who participated in an operation against the attackers of the Quetta police training academy Monday night, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Captain Roohullah was awarded the Tamgha-i-Jurat, whereas Naib Subedar Muhammad Ali was awarded the Tamgha-i-Basalat, ISPR said. An ISPR statement said the two men neutralised one suicide bomber and cornered another, helping a large number of police recruits escape before he exploded his suicide vest. Capt Roohullah diedRead More

Panama Papers are an issue of transparency: IMF chief

Panama Papers and Bahama Leaks are a matter of honesty, transparency and accountability, top International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde said Tuesday. On the final day of her maiden two-day visit to Pakistan, the IMF chief in her concluding press conference alongside Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad said accountability and transparency was the right course forward. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during an emerging markets conference in Islamabad, October 24.— Reuters “And that is the best way to go forward whether it is Panama or Bahama orRead More

Turkish Airlines considers extending operations in Pakistan

PIA flights to Gilgit, Skardu

ISTANBUL,OCT 25 (DNA) – Turkish Airlines (TA) is ready to give assistance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) if they require and is considering extending operations in Pakistan, said Mr. Ilker Ayei, Chairman Board of Directors Turkish Airlines, while addressing to Asian and African journalist here. While answering a question Mr. Ayei said that TA wants to add more flights to Pakistan but there are some difficulties from authorities. The chairman added that Turkey remembered Pakistan’s support during difficult times. Mr. Ayei further said Turkey wants to strengthen its relations withRead More

Pakistan places high value on its partnership with ADB: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD, October 25 (DNA): Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Ishaq Dar Tuesday said, “Pakistan places a high value on its partnership with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government is placing special focus on the development of energy and infrastructure projects in the country.” He made these remarks while talking to Mr. Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank who called on him in Islamabad for official talks. The Finance Minister welcomed the guest and felicitated him on his nomination for a second term as the President of theRead More

France condemns attack on Quetta Police Training Centre

France condemns the attack of last night in Quetta (Balochistan) against the Police Training Centre, the provisional toll reported sixty dead and many dozens injured. In these tragic circumstances, France presents its condolences to the families of victims. France recalls its commitment and stands with the Pakistani authorities in front of terrorism./.” at may be mentioned here taht At least 61 police recruits were martyred and 116 people, including recruits and FC personnel, were injured after three terrorists stormed the Police Training Centre located on Sariab road here late Monday night. A loud explosionRead More