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Pakistani controversies that made headlines in 2017

Pakistan politics is more about rabble-rousing than fulfilling promises. What keeps our politicians more relevant is their frequent motor-mouthing and this is something that has become a regular trait. The 2017 is about to end but it leaves behind plenty of undesirably memorable moments triggered by our elected representatives as well as ‘apolitical’ celebrities. Here we will look at some of the bizarre headline-making statements given by them. Here you go: When PPP's Imdad Pitafi called Nusrat Sehar…

Imran served legal notice over ‘Phateechar’ statement

LAHORE: A local lawyer has served a legal notice to cricket legend and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan over his statement regarding foreign players playing the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 final at Lahore, ARY News reported. It should be noted that Imran Khan had termed foreign players -- who played the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 in Lahore on Sunday -- as 'Phateechars' (low-level). The legal notice, by a lawyer Hafsa, stated that Imran Khan -- being a national leader -- turned the…

PTI announces boycott of PML-N lawmaker following scuffle

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced a social boycott of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Mian Javed Latif, ARY News reported. In a tweet, Imran Khan stated that no PTI representative will go on any TV show where PML-N's Javed Latif is invited. "In any civilised country he would be banned from all public forums," Khan said. No PTI  rep will go on any TV chat show where Jawed Latif is invited. In any civilised country he would be banned from all public forums — Imran Khan…

Peshawar Zalmi says no to KP Govt dinner over Imran’s ‘Phateechar’ statement

ISLAMABAD: The dinner which was supposed to be hosted by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government in the honour of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 Champions Peshawar Zalmi on Thursday, has been postponed, ARY News reported. According to details, Tourism Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) had arranged delicious meals, fireworks display, Pashto music and a Khattak dance performance in the dinner. However, all this went in vain as the team has reportedly refused to attend the dinner reception due to a controversial…

Sammy was crying while leaving Pakistan after PSL Final, says Javed Afridi

Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi on Monday said that his franchise's foreign players including captain Darren Sammy were crying at the airport while leaving Pakistan after PSL Final. Speaking exclusively to ARY News, Afridi said that Darren Sammy was of the view that he brought West Indies two world cup trophies but he never received the same amount of love and respect from his country which he received from Pakistan and Pakistanis. He added that Marlon Samuels too was crying while departing from Lahore, despite being…