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ACC refutes media reports of Asia Cup 2023 suspension: sources

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) refuted the media reports regarding the suspension of Asia Cricket Cup 2023. According to Asian Cricket Council (ACC) sources, the media reports regarding the suspension of Asia Cup 2023 are baseless. There is no truth in the news about organizing a five-nation tournament without Pakistan. The ACC sources claimed that they have not proposed any idea to the members of the council regarding shifting the tournament to a neutral venue. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) clarified that Pakistan was and will remain the host of AsiaRead More

‘Won’t get trapped’: Imran warns of taking to the streets if SC order on Punjab polls violated

Lahore, MAY 1: Former prime minister Imran Khan on Monday said the PTI would not get “trapped” in the government’s “ill-intentioned plan” to delay elections, warning that his party would take to the streets if the Supreme Court’s order on holding polls in Punjab on May 14 was violated. Addressing the PTI’s ‘May Day’ rally in Lahore from inside his vehicle, Imran said his party would approach the apex court for elections at the earliest in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab if the government did not dissolve the “remaining assemblies” byRead More

Nine tourists killed in Neelum Valley jeep accident

MUZAFFARABAD, May 01 (DNA): At least nine people were killed in a tourist vehicle accident in Azad Kashmir’s Neelum Valley area. According to details, on the way back from Tao Butt last night at Grace Valley in the upper area of the Neelam district, a jeep went out of control and fell into the Neelam River. As soon as the accident was reported police, locals and army reached the spot. The rescue teams recovered the dead body of a tourist while five injured including the driver were shifted to theRead More

SC office returns plea seeking restoration of Punjab, KP assemblies

ISLAMABAD, May 01 (DNA): Supreme Court of Pakistan registrar’s office has returned a plea seeking the restoration of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assemblies. As per details, the registrar’s office has raised objections and returned the plea seeking restoration of Punjab and KP assemblies. The plea was filed by a citizen named Rai Ishtiaq Ahmed in Supreme Court. The objection raised on the plea stated that the petitioner did not file the plea to the concerned forum despite their availability. The top court’s registrar’s office objected that the petitioner isRead More

Pervaiz Elahi meets legal team, decides seeking bail in two cases

LAHORE, May 01 (DNA): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President and former Punjab chief minister Pervaiz Elahi has met his legal team and decided to seek bail in two cases, citing sources. Sources said that the legal team of Pervaiz Elahi decided to seek interim bail in two new cases. The legal team will approach the high court against the case lodged with the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Gujranwala. Another case was registered against the PTI president for resistance during the ACE raid at his house. The PTI president is expected to addressRead More

Hina Rabbani to present Pakistan’s view on Afghanistan in special envoys’ meeting

ISLAMABAD, MAY 1: Minister of State on Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar is attending the Meeting of Special Envoys on Afghanistan being held in Doha, Qatar, today (Monday) under the auspices of the United Nations. “The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs will present Pakistan’s perspective vis-à-vis Afghanistan and work on building a consensus regarding the way forward with international and regional partners,” a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs read. Chaired by the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Meeting of Special Envoys on Afghanistan will continueRead More