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Shahbaz Gill handed over to Islamabad Police

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Following a heated standoff between Islamabad and Rawalpindi polices over the custody of Shahbaz Gill, the Adiala jail authorities handed over the custody of the PTI leader to the former, Geo News reported Wednesday. Islamabad Police has left the jail with Gill as Punjab Police personnel returned back after hours-long drama outside the jail premises. It was further learnt that Gill will be first taken to PIMS for a medical checkup. Gill’s custody has been given to Islamabad Police according to the directions of the court. Sources in theRead More

Babar Azam continues dominance, extends lead in latest rankings

DUBAI – Pakistan all-format captain Babar Azam has increased his lead as the top ranked ODI batter in the world as a pair of New Zealand players made giant strides on the latest ICC Men’s Player Rankings. Babar scored a superb 74 during Pakistan s narrow 16-run victory over the Netherlands on Tuesday and this helped him put further ground on his closest pursuers at the head of the ODI rankings. The ICC revealed their latest set of Men’s rankings on Wednesday and Babar’s reign at the top of the ODIRead More

PM Shehbaz offers Fatiha for Lt General Sarfraz Ali

DNA RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif offered Fatiha for Lt General Sarfraz Ali, who got martyred in Blaochistan helicopter incident, at his residence. Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif and Minister for Information Marriam Aurangzeb also accompanied the Prime Minister.

ECP rejects Imran Khan’s nomination for NA-108 by-poll in Faisalabad

ISLAMABAD, AUG 17: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday clarified that PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s nomination for the NA-108 (Faisalabad) by-election was rejected due to “insufficient details regarding his assets” and not because of any issues with his signatures. A statement from the office of the Punjab election commissioner confirmed that the returning officer rejected the nomination. “Imran Khan’s nomination papers were not rejected due to signature verification issue. Imran Khan’s nomination papers were rejected due to insufficient details of assets,” the statement quoted the returning officer asRead More

“Businesses need to build green technology and green goals,”: Sherry

ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 /DNA/ – Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman, during her keynote speech at the “Leaders in Islamabad Business Summit 2022” on the topic ‘Climate Change and Way Forward for Pakistan,’ highlighted, “Climate change is a cross-cutting national issue that needs immediate action. We need to work towards building green technology and green goals  for a thriving business landscape in Pakistan.”  Taking the floor at the Summit, Minister Rehman stressed, “Seeing the country ravaged with climate catastrophes in the form of long, disastrous monsoon spells, unbearableRead More

Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan discuss matters of bilateral interest

ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 /DNA/ – The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyz Republic A. Artykbaev met with the with the Foreign Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan H.E. Mr. Sohail Mahmood during his visit to Pakistan for participation in 2nd political consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. During the meeting, the parties discussed issues of political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan,Read More