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Karachi Kings finish PSL journey with 86-run victory against Lahore Qalandars

Karachi Kings Sunday defeated Lahore Qalandars by 86 runs after the latter struggled to chase a 197-run target in the 30th match of the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) eighth edition at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore today. Chasing a target of 197 runs, Lahore were restricted to 110 in 18.5 overs. Lahore were mostly on the backfoot during the run-chase as they kept on losing wickets at regular intervals. Hussain Talat was the highest scorer for Lahore with run-a-ball 25. Imad Wasim, Akif Javed, Mohammad Umar and Imran Tahir baggedRead More

Govt declassifies Toshakhana records

ISLAMABAD, MAR 12 /DNA/ – The federal government declassified the Toshakhana records and uploaded the whole 466-page data from 2002 to 2023 on the Cabinet Division’s website, media reported on Sunday. Those who acquired gifts from Toshakhana include former presidents, prime ministers, ministers and government officers. The names that appeared in the publicised Toshakhan records included Pervez Musharraf, Shaukat Aziz, Yousaf Raza Gillani, Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan, Arif Alvi and Shehbaz Sharif. Earlier, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif-led federal government approved making details of Toshakhana gifts, received over the past twoRead More

Imran Khan ‘prepares next plan of action’ in case of arrest

As the possibility of Imran Khan’s being taken into custody is well in the debate, the former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman — without sharing key details — has revealed that a plan has already been prepared in case of his arrest. “In case I am arrested we have a plan ready which will be shared with the nation when the time is right,” he said hours after postponing his party’s election rally in Lahore on Sunday. Defending his decision to defer the rally, Khan said that heRead More

Imran Khan welcomes restoration of Iran-Saudi Arabia ties

LAHORE, MAR 12 (DNA) — Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday welcomed the normalisation of diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran in a landmark development facilitated by China. Taking to Twitter, the former premier shared a news story of British publication regarding the restoration of diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, welcoming the development. Imran Khan noted that his government had taken an initiative to bring Riyadh and Tehran together for dialogue “as part of our policy of wider engagement for peaceRead More

ECP postpones by-polls on 37 National Assembly seats

In pursuant to orders issued by various courts, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday postponed by-polls on 37 National Assembly seats — scheduled for March 16 and 19 — in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Balochistan and the federal capital. Earlier the electoral watchdog was all set to hold by-elections on more than 60 NA seats across the country this month. It had said that all pending elections for the NA seats would be held this month. The NA seats fell vacant as the ECP de-notified Imran Khan-led PakistanRead More

PSL 2023: Karachi Kings win toss, opt to bat against Lahore Qalandars

Karachi Kings won the toss and opted to bat first against Lahore Qalandars during the 30th fixture of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) being played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore today. Qalandars, with 14 points, are currently at the first spot on the league table. Meanwhile, the Kings with only two wins under their belt are at the bottom of the points table. Kings are already out of the title race of the PSL’s eighth edition as out of nine matches Imad Wasim and Co lost seven fixtures. KarachiRead More