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MQM’s Amir Khan appears before SHC in murder case

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader, Amir Khan, appeared before the Sindh High Court today in a murder case he is facing for more than a decade, ARY News reported. Khan had filed appeal against his involvement in the murder of the MQM workers. During the hearing today, the SHC bench granted Khan's counsel and prosecution time to prepare for the case till December 24. Amir Khan was sentenced to 10-year term in the murder case of two workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement in December 2004. Khan was the…

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan, wife Faryal meet PM

ISLAMABAD: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom Khan called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Wednesday.  During the meeting, Amir Khan expressed his desire to play a role in promoting boxing in Pakistan. In his remarks, the prime minister said the country's youth have a huge potential in sports and utilizing their abilities positively is priority of his government. He welcomed Amir Khan's offer to work for promotion of boxing in the country. The PM's special assistant on…

Aamir Khan claims Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis to be given to MQM-P

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) senior leader Aamir Khan on Monday claimed his party will be given the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis.  Speaking to journalists informally outside the Sindh High Court today, Khan revealed the news while adding that MQM-P will name Syed Aminul Haque as its candidate for Minister of Overseas Pakistanis. "We have had a detailed discussion with Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Karachi on Sunday," Khan said. "We don't know who has been given false assurances. All…

Ali Raza Abidi is an asset, deserves ticket for by-elections: Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: The Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Monday denied that disgruntled member and former parliamentarian Syed Ali Raza Abidi had left the party. Speaking to reporters after attending the concluding day of the annual urs of Sufi saint Abdullah Shah Ghazi, MQM-P senior leader Farooq Sattar said that Abidi was a valuable asset and will remain a part of the party. He said that it was the responsibility of the coordination to convince Abidi, who shockingly left the party ahead of the upcoming by-elections,…

Imran Khan to take PM oath in simple ceremony at President House

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan will take oath as country's prime minister in a simple ceremony at President House in Islamabad, sources told ARY News on Wednesday. Imran Khan, whose party emerged as the single largest party in national assembly after the July 25 general election in the country, now claims it has support of enough number of MNAs to form government in center, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. According to sources within Bani Gala, PTI has decided that Imran Khan will take oath as…

Amir Khan announces Rs1 mn donation for dams in Pakistan

British boxer of Pakistani descent Amir Khan has announced a donation of one million rupees for construction of dams in Pakistan. This announcement was made by the renowned pugilist in a video message. He also promised to donate millions more once he visits Pakistan after his forthcoming fight in the United States.  The government has established ‘Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund’ in pursuit of the instructions of the Supreme Court. The chief justice has passed a short but historic judgment for the construction…

Amir Khan, Salman Iqbal bring ‘Super Boxing League’ to Pakistan

KARACHI: As promised, CEO ARY Digital Network Salman Iqbal and renowned boxer Amir Khan are bringing a first of its kind professional boxing league to Pakistan, ARY News reported. Two-time world champion Amir Khan on Thursday launched the league titled "Super Boxing League" in a star-studded event in Karachi's Marriott Hotel. CEO ARY Digital Network Salman Iqbal and Amir Khan will jointly serve as boxing league’s chairman. The tournament will see eight teams owned by cricketing and showbiz celebrities locking horns…

Amir Khan, Salman Iqbal join hands to bring Super Boxing League to Pakistan

KARACHI: CEO ARY Digital Network Salman Iqbal and boxer Amir Khan have joined hands to bring a professional boxing league to Pakistan by the name of "Super Boxing League", ARY News reported on Tuesday.  The league, first of its kind in Pakistan, will kick off following an inauguration ceremony on Thursday. Salman Iqbal, who also owns PSL franchise Karachi Kings, and Amir Khan will jointly serve as boxing league's chairman. The tournament will see eight teams owned by cricketing and showbiz celebrities locking horns…

“Will not work with Amir Khan”, says Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) senior leader Farooq Sattar says that he is ready to work along with the Rabita Committee if Amir Khan is not a part of it. While Addressing the Media, Farooq Sattar openly disclosed his disagreement with fellow party leader Amir Khan, said that prior to this on two occasions there have been conflicts between the two and that he cannot work with Amir anymore. He further added that his authority in the past has been a façade just like what Khalid Maqbool has been…

Amir Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return

LIVERPOOL: Amir Khan's first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada's Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds on Saturday. The 31-year-old British boxer had not fought anywhere for two years since being beaten by Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016. And the 2004 Olympic silver medallist wasted little time in sending Lo Greco tumbling with a quick one-two punch combination inside the opening 30 seconds. Khan then pinned Lo Greco to the ropes before the super-welterweight contest…