Chairman PTI Imran Khan Niazi (Urdu: عمران خان نیازی; born 13 November, 1952) is a Pakistani politician and former Pakistani cricketer, playing international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century. After retiring, he entered politics. Currently, besides his political activism, Khan is also a philanthropist, cricket commentator and Chancellor of the University of Bradford and Founder and Chairman Board of Governors of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre.
Khan played for the Pakistani cricket team from 1971 to 1992 and served as its captain intermittently throughout 1982-1992. After retiring from cricket at the end of the 1987 World Cup, he was called back to join the team in 1988. At 39, Khan led his teammates to Pakistan’s first and only World Cup victory in 1992. He has a record of 3807 runs and 362 wickets in Test cricket, making him one of eight world cricketers to have achieved an ‘All-rounder’s Triple’ in Test matches. On 14 July 2010, Khan was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
In April 1996, Khan founded and became the chairman of a political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) also known as PTI. He represented Mianwali as a member of the National Assembly from November 2002 to October 2007.
Khan, through worldwide fundraising, has also help establish the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre in 1996 and Mianwali’s Namal College in 2008.
Pakistan born and UK based filmmaker Faisal Aman Khan has taken initiative to do a feature film “Kaptaan” based on the life of Imran Khan. The film releases on February 2012.
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Electoral reforms urged in Sindh 28 Aug 2014
KARACHI : The Chairman Sindh United Party (SUP) Syed Jalal Mehmood Shah has expressed grave concerns over disregarding ?Sindh? in context of General Elections 2013 rigging on Thursday and asserted that Sindh and Balochistan were the epicenter of what he called ?election fraud?. The press conference was held at Shah?s residence and was attended by […]
Lahore HC dismisses petition to void 2013 Pakistan General Elections 28 Aug 2014
Karachi, The Lahore High Court has reportedly dismissed a petition calling for the voiding of the 2013 General Elections in Pakistan. The petition was being heard by Justice Mansoor Ali Shah who gave his final verdict on Thursday. The court dismissed the case on the basis that the petitioner Mohammad Shabbir did not have any […]
Imran claims was offered post of Pakistan deputy PM by PML-N 28 Aug 2014
Karachi, The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan has reportedly claimed that he was offered the post of the deputy prime minister of Pakistan by the ruling Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) government during the last round of negotiations. The disclosure came on Wednesday hours after the last round of talks concluded between PTI’s representatives […]
CM for not dissolving Assembly 28 Aug 2014
Peshawar ,KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that the PTI government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has no threat from any side including opposition while his party chief Imran Khan has already made it clear that the KP assembly will not be dissolved. Talking to media in Islamabad, he said that after filing of no-confidence motion, […]
Siraj, Kaira, Imran discuss suggestions to defuse current situation 28 Aug 2014
Islamabad ,Ameer Jamaat Islami Siraj-ul-Haq and PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira held a meeting with PTI chairman Imran Khan and discuss various suggestions to defuse the current situation. Later taking to media Sirajul Haq hoped that issue will be resolved in the light of constitution and principles of democracy. He urged the government to continue […]
Ali’s immaculate victory earns him place in quarters 28 Aug 2014
Karachi, Sahibzada Mohammad Ali found little resistance from his second round opponent Bilal Imran in U-16 singles event and recorded an immaculate 6-0, 6-0 victory to secure his place in the quarterfinals of Indus Pharma National Seniors and Juniors Tennis Championship here at Karachi Club on Thursday. Meanwhile, Ilham Khan also easily advanced into the […]
All political parties support democracy, Parliament: Irfan 28 Aug 2014
Islamabad ,Special Assistant to Prime Minister Irfan Siddiqui has said that all the political parties have supported the democracy and the parliament. In an interview, he said that democracy and parliament cannot be handed over to participants of sit-ins. He said the safety and security of the lives and property of the citizens is the […]
20th Convocation of NUST College of E&ME held 28 Aug 2014
Islamabad : NUST College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering held its 20th convocation of its 32nd undergraduate program on Thursday.The event was attended by Engineer Mohammad Asghar, Rector National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), as chief guest, faculty members, students, parents and other guests. Addressing the occasion, the chief guest congratulated the graduating students […]
India’s Kom qualifies for Asian Games as flag row unfurls 28 Aug 2014
New Delhi – Five-time world women’s boxing champion Mary Kom will return to the ring at the Asian Games next month, but her competing under the Indian flag remains in doubt, a top official said on Thursday. Kom, 31, qualified for her first international competition since winning an Olympic bronze medal at the London Games […]
Karzai packs up even as Afghan election dispute rumbles on 28 Aug 2014
Kabul - Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said Thursday, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor. Karzai, who has lived in the former royal palace in central Kabul since 2002, has supervised the removal of […]
NA continues discussion on prevailing political situation 28 Aug 2014
Islamabad : National Assembly, which resumed its session in Islamabad on Thursday with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair, is continuing discussion on prevailing political situation in the country. Defence Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif has reiterated that government in no way will give up a single inch on unconstitutional demands of protesting parties. Speaking […]
Government wants to resolve political crisis through dialogue 28 Aug 2014
Islamabad : Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that the government is still serious to resolve the political crisis through dialogue. Addressing a news conference along with other Federal Ministers here Thursday he said the government accepted five demands of PTI but Imran Khan is not ready to withdraw his demand for […]
Pakistan: Army Not Backing Anti-Government Demos 27 Aug 2014
Pakistan’s Defense Minister says the country’s army is not supporting protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Talking to VOA Urdu Service, Khawaja Asif said the army would adhere to Pakistan’s constitution that strictly prohibits the military from taking part in political activity. Army is a government institution and it is playing its […]
New Taliban group vows attacks in Pakistan 27 Aug 2014
Islamabad – A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement’s campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants’ first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds. Senior commanders announced the creation of a new hardline grouping within the umbrella Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) but insisted they were […]
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Pakistan: A Personal History Book