Pakistan invite Afghan neighbours on first official cricket tour | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: Pakistan have invited Afghanistan’s national cricket team on a recognised tour for the first time, officials said Tuesday, following a visit to Kabul by Prime Minister Imran Khan — one of the game’s greatest players. “We’ll try to look for a possible window for this tour — and if not 2021, we’ll definitely try … Read more Pakistan invite Afghan neighbours on first official cricket tour | Cricket News – Times of India

Pak Punjab minister, known for derogatory remarks against Hindus, removed – Times of India

LAHORE: The Information Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Fayyazul Chohan, known for his derogatory remarks about the minority Hindu community, has been sacked again after Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his displeasure over the provincial media team’s inability to counter the Opposition. Chohan, known to be a firebrand Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) leader, was first removed … Read more Pak Punjab minister, known for derogatory remarks against Hindus, removed – Times of India

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter face sedition charges for criticising Pakistani military – Times of India

LAHORE: Pakistani police filed sedition charges on Monday against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and dozens of his party leaders over comments he made criticising the interference of the military in national politics. Last month, Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League and eight other opposition parties came together to accuse the military of … Read more Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter face sedition charges for criticising Pakistani military – Times of India

I would have sacked army chief if Kargil war was conducted without informing me: Imran Khan – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he would have sacked the army chief had the Kargil war with India been started without informing him. Nawaz Sharif, who was the Prime Minister during the Kargil war, has long maintained that he was not aware of what was happening when the conflict broke out … Read more I would have sacked army chief if Kargil war was conducted without informing me: Imran Khan – Times of India

Pakistan PM Imran Khan says it will be a ‘terrible atmosphere’ to play bilateral cricket with India | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said it would be a “terrible atmosphere” to play a bilateral cricket series with India given the current tense relations between the two countries. Speaking on a Sky Sports documentary, former captain Imran, who is also the patron-in-chief of the country’s cricket board, said it will not … Read more Pakistan PM Imran Khan says it will be a ‘terrible atmosphere’ to play bilateral cricket with India | Cricket News – Times of India

Pakistan approves most expensive China-aided project to date – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s top economic body on Wednesday approved its costliest project to date as part of the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) agreement, giving the go-ahead for a $6.8 billion project to upgrade its railway lines, the government said. CPEC has seen Beijing pledge over $60 billion for infrastructure projects in Pakistan, central to China’s … Read more Pakistan approves most expensive China-aided project to date – Times of India

Prominent Pakistan journalist abducted from Islamabad – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: A prominent Pakistani journalist, Matiullah Jan, known for his staunch criticism of the country’s powerful military establishment, was abducted from Islamabad in broad daylight on Tuesday, his family said. Jan’s wife Kaneez Sughra, who teaches at a government-run school for girls, said her husband, a freelance journalist, had dropped her to the school in … Read more Prominent Pakistan journalist abducted from Islamabad – Times of India

PIA plane crashed due to human error, says preliminary probe report – Times of India

The Airbus A320 aircraft of the national carrier had 91 passengers and a crew of eight when it crashed. (PTI) ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash last month was caused by the negligence of the cockpit crew and the air control tower and not due to any technical fault, according to a preliminary … Read more PIA plane crashed due to human error, says preliminary probe report – Times of India