Jan 6, 2017

Pakistani province launches app for women to report harassment

A smartphone application enabling women to report incidents of harassment to police in Pakistan’s Punjab province went live this week as authorities step up efforts to promote women’s safety in one of the worst provinces for crimes against them. With a click of a ...

Dec 31, 2016

Former Pakistan cricketer Imtiaz Ahmed dies at 88

Imtiaz Ahmed, Pakistan’s former test wicketkeeper-batsman who became a chief selector after his playing career, has died. He was 88. The Pakistan Cricket Board said Ahmed, Pakistan’s oldest living test cricketer, died Saturday in Lahore following a chest infection. Ahmed played 41 tests from ...

Dec 30, 2016

Australia beats Pakistan to clinch series

A brilliant all-around performance by Mitchell Starc propelled Australia to series-clinching victory over Pakistan by an innings and 18 runs in the second test as the visitors crumbled under pressure on the fifth day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The rain-interrupted test ...

Pakistan commissions China-assisted fourth nuke plant

Dec 29, 2016

Pakistan commissions China-assisted fourth nuke plant

Pakistan’s fourth nuclear power plant was inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, with the leader inviting further Chinese investment in power generation. The plant, known as Chashma-3, or C-3, has been build with Chinese assistance at Chashma in the Mianwali district of ...

Warner century gives Australia hope

Dec 28, 2016

Warner century gives Australia hope

A run-a-ball hundred from David Warner gave Australia an outside chance of forcing a result after Azhar Ali posted a double-century for Pakistan in the second test in Melbourne on Wednesday. Warner smashed 144 off 143 balls in a pulsating 198-run stand with Usman ...

Dec 7, 2016

Pakistani national carrier's plane crashes after takeoff

A plane belonging to Pakistan’s national carrier crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the country’s north with about 40 people on board, a spokesman and the police said. According to senior police officer Khurram Rasheed, the plane crashed in a village near the ...