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Pakistan finish fifth in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

Pakistan finished fifth in the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy after overpowering China 6-1 on Friday. The Green Shirts got off to a superb start as they took a 4-0 lead in the first quarter.China scored one goal in third quarter but went on to concede two more after that to lose the match by a margin of five goals.Mohammad Ammad and Mohammad Sufyan scored two goals each for Pakistan. Hanan Shahid and Abdul Rana also scored one goal each.Benhai Chen scored the only goal of the match for China through aRead More

Sindh Assembly dissolved as governor signs CM Murad’s summary

KARACHI, AUG 11: The Sindh Assembly stood dissolved on Friday as Governor Kamran Tessori signed and approved Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah’s summary for the dissolution of the provincial legislature. The governor confirmed the development in a tweet.

Name of caretaker premier to be finalised by tomorrow: PM Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD, AUG 11: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Friday that the name of the caretaker premier would be finalised by tomorrow (August 12). According to state-run Radio Pakistan, the prime minister confirmed this in a conversation with journalists in Islamabad. “Coalition partners will be taken into confidence over the matter before taking a final decision,” it quoted him as saying. PM Shehbaz also said that the Constitution provided eight days for the appointment of the caretaker premier. A day after the premature dissolution of the National Assembly, PM ShehbazRead More

‘No helmet, no petrol’ notification suspended in Lahore

LAHORE, AUG 11 (DNA) — In a major development, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday suspended the ‘No helmet, no petrol’ notification issued by the deputy commissioner Lahore. The deputy commissioner in a notification had imposed a ban on the sale of petrol to motorcyclists without helmets. The petrol pumps were also warned of fines over violation of the orders. The Lahore High Court after expressing deep concern over the matter struck down the notification of the deputy commissioner. There is no law available that prevents from sale ofRead More

Economic crisis behind increased deaths during crimes: AIG Karachi

ISLAMABAD, AUG 11 (DNA) — “The criminals, driven by desperate economic conditions, are resorting to taking the lives of citizens,” an additional IG statement on Street Crimes said. According to the details, Additional Inspector General (IG) Karachi Javed Alam Odho presented a unique logic regarding street crimes, saying that, “due to prevailing economic conditions, criminals are becoming desperate, leading to instances where they take the lives of citizens on resistance.” It is pertinent to mention here that, more than 80 citizens were killed resisting robbery in Karachi during the firstRead More

SC to hear contempt of court petition against Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday

ISLAMABAD, AUG 11 (DNA) — A division bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear the petition of the contempt of court against Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ashan Iqbal on Tuesday (August 15). According to the report, a two-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Umar Ata Bandial will hear the petition against the former interior minister while SC Justice Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi will also be a part of this bench. Maulvi Iqbal Haider filed a contempt of court petition against the formerRead More