All PSL-5 matches in 2020 will be played in Pakistan: PCB’s Ehsan Mani
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LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairperson Ehsan Mani on Friday announced that all matches of the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) fifth edition would be played on home ground. Mani said four venues — Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Multan — were shortlisted for the matches. He further explained that in the ongoing season, Pakistan was hopeful of hosting Sri Lanka and Bangladesh this year. The PCB chair noted that the heads of Cricket Australia (the Australian cricket board) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) would be visiting Pakistan this year. Mani also expressed hope that the Asia Cup would be …
Supreme Justice council hears references against Supremet Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) is hearing references filed against Supreme Court judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Sindh High Court (SHC) Judge KK Agha today. The government had filed references against two superior court judges, Justice Isa and Judge Agha in the SJC after complaints were received against judges for owning properties abroad but did not mention them in their wealth statements. President Arif Alvi had forwarded the references to the SJC. The SJC hearing is being chaired by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and is being attended by Supreme Court judges Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Azmat …
PM Imran orders for development of framework to curb corruption
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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday urged members of the Shanghai Organisation Council (SCO) to establish a comprehensive framework for combating corruption and white-collar crime. Addressing a session of SCO’s Council Head of the States meeting in Bishkek, the prime minister said, Pakistan provides the vital connectivity between the Middle East and China and Central and South Asia. “These geographic proximities and economic imperatives draw us closer to SCO,” PM Imran said. “Pakistan’s foreign policy outlook is anchored on the inextricable link between peace and development.” He continued, “We build partnerships based on mutual respect, sovereign equality and equal benefit. …
Imran Khan shows interest to talk to Modi in SCO summit
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India recently said PM Narendra Modi would not be meeting PM Khan at the summit. He also said that Pakistan is looking for any kind of mediation in the batter, because it believes progress comes with peace. “When you have tensions with your neighbours, it detracts from resources that could be spent on human beings,” he explained, adding that a country then ends up spending on unproductive things like arms. It is my belief that the money should be spent on getting people out of poverty, like China got millions and millions of people out of poverty, he said. The premier said he hopes to meet Russian leadership during conference in Bishkek …