Nawaz Sharif spekas during a meeting. File
Tanvir Usman, Staff Reporter
There seems to be no end to difficulties of former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a prison term in Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore on graft charges.
After the reports of infighting in his party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the rejection of his bail plea on medical grounds, the embattled leader may be deprived of home-made food facility in jail if the reports circulating in media is to be believed.
A Pakistani TV channel Geo News has reported that the Punjab government has now decided to withdraw food-from-home facility from him.
The TV channel quoting sources has said that the jail authorities have decided not to allow him the facility of home food delivery.
If the jail administration withdraws the facility, Sharif would be eating the food prepared in jail.
Malik had admitted last year that he intended to quit one-day cricket after the World Cup and he followed through with that plan after Pakistan's 94-run win at Lord's.
Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik on Friday confirmed his retirement from one-day cricket without making a farewell appearance in his side's victory over Bangladesh on Friday.
Powered by an unbeaten 110 by wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler and a fine unbroken stand of 162 runs with captain Eoin Morgan who scored an unconquered 71 (48), England won the second One Day International match against Pakistan by 12 runs in a high-scoring match at Southampton on Saturday.
Ben Stokes’s unbeaten 71 rescued England from a top-order collapse as the World Cup hosts and favourites beat Pakistan by three wickets with three balls to spare at Trent Bridge. Friday’s win in a floodlit match saw England secure the series at 3-0 up with one to play, but it was far from routine.
Shinzo Abe entered the history books as Japan’s longest-serving premier on Wednesday, but many of his ambitious goals, including a constitutional revision to strengthen the military, appear far from reach.
The police have urged residents to remain cautious and avoid visiting mountainous areas and valley
The move is in line with the leadership’s vision to develop a modern housing system, spread happiness among citizens, and provide a decent, stable life for them.