Summer vacations in Punjab schools to begin from May

LAHORE: The education department has decided to start the summer vacations for all public and private schools of the province from May due to the holy month of Ramazan. In this context, all the stakeholders indulging private schools have been۔۔۔۔۔

Sindh CM calls on PCB to hold international cricket matches in Karachi, Hyderabad

SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Saturday called on the country’s cricket authorities to hold international  matches in Karachi and Hyderabad, a day after Pakistan defeated World XI in the last T20 match during the latter’s visit which۔۔۔۔۔

Pakistan foreign minster in Iran on one-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday arrived in Tehran on an official visit  to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on leading mutual, regional and international developments. Khawaja Asif will hold a meeting with Iranian President and his۔۔۔۔۔

ICC World XI players arrive in Pakistan amid tight security

KARACHI: A 13-member ICC World XI side, led by South Africa’s Faf du Plessis, arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport , Lahore in early hours of Monday, while Samuel Badree would arrive later to join the squad. The Faf du Plessis-led۔۔۔۔۔

China, Pakistan Air Forces Launch Joint Exercise

BEIJING: The Air Forces of China and Pakistan on Thursday began a joint training exercise and deployed their latest fighter jets and AWACS aircraft. China has dispatched J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS aircraft and ground forces including surface-to-air missile۔۔۔۔۔

NA-120 vote power to strengthen SC, says Imran

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday said the power of vote in the NA-120 by-election will strengthen the Supreme Court and define the future course of nation. “Show through your ballot the power to purge the country۔۔۔۔۔

NAB is facilitator of corruption: SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Balochistan, and member of the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) Irfan Naeem Mangi, saying the anti-graft body had become a facilitator of۔۔۔۔۔

Imran lists KP govt’s achievements

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has labeled Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) as symbol of change and lauded his party-led provincial government for its remarkable poverty alleviation in a span of two years. In his message on social media, Imran۔۔۔۔۔

China made a mistake by including Pakistan terror outfits in BRICS declaration: experts

BEIJING: Chinese experts have opined that China has made a mistake by including militants groups based in Pakistan and Afghanistan in BRICS declaration. The experts are of the view that the move could prove costly for its ties with countries۔۔۔۔۔

We need to put our house in order: Asif

KARACHI: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Tuesday that the military and civil leadership are on the same page that Pakistan has to make a clean break from its past. “We need to tell our friends that we have improved۔۔۔۔۔