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Imran Khan

Imran Khan is the former captain of Pakistan cricket team who led the national side to World Cup glory in 1992 and shot to fame in its wake. He is a graduate from Oxford and became one of the world’s most admired cricketers. After years of fund-raising, Imran Khan opened a cancer hospital in the memory of his mother in Lahore in 1994. Khan’s confidence stems from what he sees is a tsunami of support for the PTI in Pakistan as traditional parties falter amid charges and counter-charges of corruption and petty jealousies. Besides young men and woman of all ages, the charismatic leader inspired the upper class who never got out of their homes to exercise their right to vote. Imran Khan’s party won a good number of seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa province in the 2013 general elections and joined forces with Jamat-e-Islami and Aftab Sherpao’s Qaumi Watan Party to form a coalition government. Accusing his political opponents of massive rigging in the general elections, he launched a fierce movement demanding re-election in 32 constituencies in the Punjab province. Imran Khan had also led march into Islamabad and hold 126-days sit-in to press for a probe into mass irregularities in the elections.

NAB summons Imran in ‘helicopter case’

PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has issued summon to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in the helicopter case on July 18. The accountability watchdog has initiated probe into…

Imran Khan ‘quietly confident’ he will be PM

LAHORE: Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan said he was “quietly confident” of victory in a general election this month and that as prime minister, he would drive an anti-corruption and anti-poverty campaign in the south Asian nation.…

Imran Khan cancels his visit to Parachinar

PARACHINAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan cancelled his visit to Parachinar which was scheduled for Friday (today). PTI candidate for NA-46 Iqbal Syed Mian informed about this development during a press conference at…

July 26 to dawn with new Pakistan, says Imran

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan believes that July 26 would dawn with a new Pakistan after victory of his party in the polls. He was addressing a public gathering in NA-131 constituency Lahore on Thursday. Khan…