Which Overseas Player will Play in Pakistan for PSL?

Which player will go pakistan in psl 2018

On March 20, the Pakistan Super League will move from the UAE to Lahore, which will host the two Eliminator matches, and then to Karachi for the final on March 25. This will be the highest-profile match in Pakistan’s most populous city in nearly a decade. Which overseas players, however, will make it to Pakistan for these marquee clashes? PSL playoff schedule Qualifier – Islamabad v Karachi, Dubai, March 18 Eliminator 1 – Peshawar v Quetta, Lahore, March 20 Eliminator 2 – Lahore, March 21 Final – Karachi, March 25…

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CM calls for completion of PSL final arrangements by 22nd

PSL 2018 Final

KARACHI: While reviewing the overall arrangements of the Pakistan Super League final match scheduled for March 25 in Karachi, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah directed the administration to finalise all arrangements by March 22nd. The director general of Rangers and the IG police informed the chief minister that foolproof security arrangements had been finalised and rehearsals of their assignments had also been carried out. Presiding over a meeting on Friday at CM House, the chief minister directed the local government and administration to ensure setting up of food…

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Special court orders suspension of Musharraf’s identity card, passport


A special court hearing a high treason case against retired Gen Pervez Musharraf on Friday ordered the interior ministry to take steps for the suspension of the former president’s identity card and passport, and also arrange for his arrest with the help of Interpol. The court tasked the federal government with seizing Musharraf’s assets and ordered it extradite him from United Arab Emirates (UAE). It also expressed disappointment over government’s inaction so far. While talking to DawnNewsTV, Dr Mohammad Amjad, the secretary general of All Pakistan Muslim League, said that Musharraf…

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MQM-P announces support for PTI candidate in election for Senate opposition leader

Imran Ismail and Faisal Sabzwari

The Bahadurabad faction of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Thursday announced that it will support Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate for the position of the leader of opposition in the Senate. The announcement was made after a PTI delegation led by Imran Ismail visited MQM’s Bahadurabad office in Karachi. Addressing a press conference alongside MQM leader Faisal Subzwari, Ismail said the PTI will announce its candidate for the Senate opposition leader tomorrow. However, he said, his party desired that the MQM consents to support their candidate before they leave the Bahaduarabad…

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Shoe aimed at Imran hits Aleem Khan during PTI gathering in Gujrat

Imran Khan at Data Darbar

GUJRAT: A shoe aimed at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan hit the party’s senior leader Aleem Khan on Tuesday evening. The incident took place during a public gathering of PTI workers in Gujrat, where Imran is whipping up support for the party’s ongoing membership campaign. Imran was addressing a public gathering and was present on top of a vehicle with fellow PTI leaders and staff when a shoe hit Aleem. The PTI chief had just turned to face a different direction when the show came flying in, hitting Aleem squarely on…

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22-year-old Careem captain murdered in Rawalpindi during armed robbery

Careem Captain Sajawal Ameer Killed

A 22-year-old ‘captain’ of popular ride-hailing service Careem was found murdered in the Lakho area of Rawalpindi, local police said on Tuesday. According to Naseerabad Station House Officer (SHO) Chaudhry Akhtar, the victim, Sajawal Ameer, had picked up a ride from banquet hall Dewan-e-Khas in Rawalpindi late on Monday night. The passenger had told Ameer to take him to Lakho — a sparsely populated locality — where he was ambushed. When the captain resisted, the robbers shot him five times, injuring him fatally. They made away with the captain’s cash,…

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Sadiq Sanjrani sworn in as new Senate chairman

Sadiq Sanjrani

Balochistan independent Senator Sadiq Sanjrani has been elected as Senate Chairman as he bagged 57 votes out of the total 103, DawnNewsTV reported. Polling took place via a secret ballot. After the chairman is elected, he will begin proceedings for election of the deputy chairman of the upper house, DawnNewsTVreported. The top contenders for the post of chairman are independent Balochistan Senator Sadiq Sanjrani — backed by the joint opposition including the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), other independents from Balochistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas…

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Balochistan independent Sadiq Sanjrani emerges as top contender for Senate chairman

Sadiq Sanjrani

ndependent Balochistan senator-elect Sadiq Sanjrani has emerged as a top contender for the post of Senate chairman, with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), PPP, MQM-P and Balochistan senators reportedly reaching consensus on his nomination for the March 12 election, DawnNewsTV reported. The PTI had earlier on Friday announced that it would vote for neither the PPP nor the PML-N’s nominees during the election for Senate chairman. A day later, however, the PTI announced that it would vote for the panel announced by Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo in connection with the election…

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Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif at Jamia Naeemia Lahore

Shoe thrown on Nawaz Sharif

A day after ink was thrown on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in Sialkot, a shoe was thrown at PML-N’s supreme leader Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Sunday, DawnNewsTV reported. Sharif, who had arrived at Jamia Naeemia to address a ceremony marking the death anniversary of Mufti Mohammad Hussain Naeemi, had a shoe thrown at him by a man in the audience as soon as he took the stage. Video footage of the incident showed Sharif visibly shocked in the immediate aftermath of the incident. Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif after he arrived on the…

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Shahid Masood stops short of apologising, tells SC he will observe ‘diligence’ in future

Zainab Murder Case hearing Dr Shahid Masood outside Supreme Court 25 January 2018

Anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood told the Supreme Court on Saturday that he does not wish to contest the findings of an inquiry committee which had termed his startling claims about the convicted rapist and murderer of six-year-old Zainab in Kasur to be false and baseless. In a written statement submitted to the court today by his counsel, the News One anchor stopped short of formally apologising for his allegations, but attempted to assure the apex court that he will observe “due diligence” in the future before making similar claims. “I further submit that whatever…

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Norwegian Pakistan politician to represent Norway in a top European ant-terrorist institution

Abid Qayyum Raja appointed as member of OSCE

Oslo (Bureau Report) A Norwegian Pakistani politician has been appointed as a member of the top European Anti-Terrorist institution “Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe” (OSCE). Abid Qayyum Raja (42) affiliated with liberal party of Norway (Venstre) is currently serving as a member and as well one of four deputy presidents of the Norwegian parliament. OSCE is the world’s largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization and its mandate includes assessing terrorist threats in the OSCE region and supporting member states in developing effective and human rights-based measures against terrorism, issues such…

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PM Abbasi hosts simple Valima ceremony for son at Prime Minister House

Abdullah Khaqan Abbasi Wedding

Valima ceremony of Abdullah Khaqan Abbasi, the son of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, took place at the Prime Minister House on Sunday. The Valima reception of Abdullah Khaqan Abbasi was a private and simple affair unlike the recent weddings of sons of senior politicians. Citing sources, Geo TV reported that, the guest list for the daytime event was limited where no government officers were invited. The guests were served only one dish in accordance with the law. The marriage ceremony of Abdullah Khaqan Abbasi took place on Friday in…

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Nawaz backs PPP’s Rabbani in race for Senate chairman, Zardari rejects idea

Former Prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif

As the race to grab the Senate’s leadership intensifies, political parties have sped up their consultations over preferred candidates for the post. According to well-placed sources, Sharif and other party leaders met with Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party head Mahmood Khan Achakzai and National Party President Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo in the capital on Wednesday to devise a strategy for the election of Senate chairman scheduled for March 12, alongside the oath-taking ceremony for senators-elect. During the meeting, Sharif was critical of former…

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SC summons Nehal Hashmi for review of contempt of court verdict

Nihal Hashmi Arrested

The Supreme Court on Tuesday screened former PML-N senator Nehal Hashmi’s most recent ‘inflammatory’ speech — delivered right after he completed his one-month sentence for contempt of court — and ordered that he appear before the court in person on Wednesday. Nehal Hashmi, after his release from Adiala Jail, had declared himself “a victim of revenge”. “This is the height of oppression,” he had said. “Who are you holding accountable? And who are you anyway? I stand by what I said [earlier],” he had said. On being asked if he was “ashamed”…

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Chairman’s ruling sought on status of N-backed senators

Raza Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: It is a million dollar question whether the independent senators-elect who were backed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) can now join this political party, as the constitutional provision for the Senate is silent on it. The complicated issue had been raised in the house by a PML-N lawmaker on Monday, who argued that the right was surely available to them and sought a ruling of the Senate chairman on it. Senator retired Gen Abdul Qayyum said that the members of the lower house of parliament as well as…

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