Bilawal

  • I am impressed by Rahul Gandhi, says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari February 8, 2014

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to a special edition of World View. With me, chairman of the Pakistan People's Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the first interview to an Indian television channel. We are here for the Sindh festival that's being launched, but the question many are asking, are we also...
  • Incomplete missions of assassinated leaders must be completed: Bilawal Bhutto February 7, 2014

    Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's son, Bilawal Bhutto, at 25 became the youngest chief of a political party and speculation is growing that he will stand for parliamentary elections soon. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Bilawal said, "The incomplete missions of the assassinated leaders must be completed." ...
  • My goal is to fulfil my mother's dream: Benazir Bhutto's son Bilawal February 5, 2014

    In Pakistan, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's son Bilawal Bhutto is in the spotlight. Just a month after he turned 25, the legal age to stand for election, Bhutto is making a splash with the Sindh Festival at Mohenjodaro. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Bhutto said that his goal...
  • Injured Pakistan paceman Bhatti returns home January 16, 2014

    Sharjah: Injured Pakistan paceman Bilawal Bhatti has been sent home after he was ruled out of the third Test against Sri Lanka due to hamstring injury, team manager Moin Khan said on Thursday. The 22-year-old made his Test debut in the drawn first Test in Abu Dhabi and hurt his hamstring...
  • 1st Test: Bilawal Bhatti and Junaid bowl Pakistan into strong position January 2, 2014

    Debutant fast bowler Bilawal Bhatti dismissed experienced duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in consecutive deliveries as Pakistan strengthened their hold on the first Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Left-arm paceman Junaid Khan also picked up opener Kaushal Silva for 81, caught behind, with the last delivery...
  • 1st Test: Junaid's five-for gives Pakistan control on Day 1 against SL December 31, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan took an early advantage after fast bowlers Junaid Khan and debutant Bilawal Bhatti bowled out Sri Lanka for 204 on Tuesday on the opening day of the first Test. Captain Angelo Mathews launched a counter-attack by hitting 91 off 147 balls with 15 fours to give the total...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Day 1 December 31, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mohammad Hafeez has replaced Azhar Ali as Pakistan opted to field against Sri Lanka in the first Test. Pakistan will be looking to maintain their impeccable recent record in the United Arab Emirates when they meet Sri Lanka in the first...
  • Bilawal says no talks with militants till they disarm December 27, 2013

    The only way to save Pakistan is to battle terrorism, PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Friday as he lashed out at politicians like Imran Khan whom he accused of backing militants. In a hard-hitting speech at an event held at Garhi Khuda Baksh in Sindh province to mark the...
  • Pakistan allrounder Bilawal Bhatti gets UAE visa December 6, 2013

    Karachi: The ordeal of Pakistan's young all-rounder, Bilawal Bhatti ended in Dubai tonight when he finally got his visa to enter the United Arab Emirates and join the national team for the series against Sri Lanka. Bhatti, who left with the Pakistan team for Dubai early this morning, was denied entry...
  • Pakistan bowler travels to UAE on expired visa December 5, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan fast bowler Bilawal Bhatti has been waylaid in Dubai since Tuesday after landing in the United Arab Emirates with an expired visa. The Pakistan Cricket Board says in a statement it has made arrangements for Bhatti to stay at a hotel inside Dubai airport and has applied for a...
  • 2nd ODI: Under-pressure South Africa face Pakistan in a must win match November 26, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: After strangely deciding to drop their most successful limited-overs bowler this year, South Africa have slipped suddenly from a resounding 4-1 away win over Pakistan to the prospect of losing a one-day series against the same team for the first time. The 23-run defeat in the opening match of...
  • Pakistan debutants shine in 23-run win over South Africa November 25, 2013

    Cape Town: Pakistan defended their meager 218 for 9 with help from outstanding debuts by Anwar Ali and Bilawal Bhatti to win the first one-day international against South Africa by 23 runs on Sunday. Ali and Bhatti upstaged Jacques Kallis in his first ODI in nearly two years as South Africa...
  • Bilawal may contest from Bhutto family stronghold in Sindh October 18, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari may contest from a national assembly seat which has traditionally been the stronghold of the Bhutto family in hometown Larkana in Sindh province. Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday addressed a public rally in Naudero as part of Eid celebrations in...
  • Pakistan: Zardari's close aide killed in suicide attack July 10, 2013

    Islamabad: One of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's most trusted aides was killed in a suspected suicide bombing in the volatile port city of Karachi on Wednesday as he stopped his armoured vehicle to buy some fruit, police said. Pakistan has suffered a spate of bombings since Prime Minister Nawaz...
  • Pak on the edge a day before elections; Gilani's son kidnapped May 10, 2013

    Lahore: With just a day to go for elections in Pakistan, former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider was abducted by a Taliban group in Punjab province. The news has shaken Pakistan. But As Taliban militants took away Gilani's son in the final hours of campaigning on...
  • 'Security threat forces Bilawal Bhutto to leave Pakistan before polls' May 4, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has left on a foreign trip and will not be present in the country when it goes to polls on May 11, according to a media report on Friday. Bilawal, 24, will not address any rallies or meetings ahead of the...
  • Pak polls: Bilawal launches PPP election campaign April 4, 2013

    Karachi: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday launched the Pakistan People's Party's election campaign in a low-key manner, invoking the legacy of the Bhutto family while calling on people to back the party in the May 11 election. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of PPP leaders and workers in the Bhutto...
  • Bilawal Bhutto leaves Pak after tiff with Zardari March 27, 2013

    Lahore: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has left for Dubai after a tiff with his father, President Asif Ali Zardari, over the affairs of the PPP, leaving the party without its star campaigner for Pakistan's general election. Bilawal, recently named patron-in-chief of the Pakistan People's Party, developed differences with Zardari and his...
  • Pakistan: Zardari quits post of PPP co-chairman March 23, 2013

    Lahore: Faced with a challenge from the assertive judiciary, President Asif Ali Zardari has quit the political office of co-chairman of the Pakistan People's Party and made his son Bilawal its "patron-in-chief". "President Zardari is no more the co-chairman of the PPP. The main body of the PPP has been...
  • Zardari, son move into bomb-proof Bilawal House February 9, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari have moved into a new sprawling bomb-proof residence in this eastern city that will be the base for their political activities in Punjab province ahead of the general election. Zardari drove straight from the airport to Bilawal House, his...
  • Zardari stops release of Bhutto assassination report December 29, 2012

    Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari stopped Interior Minister Rehman Malik from making public a report on the investigation into the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, according to a media report on Saturday. "Zardari barred Malik from presenting the report at a meeting of the Central Executive Committee of the...
  • Bilawal has the ability to lead the country: Pakistan PM December 28, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Thursday said Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is taking the helm of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), will "lead the caravan of the nation and democracy". Bilawal "would take up the flame lit by Zulfiqar Bhutto and maintained by his daughter Benazir...
  • Benazir Bhutto's son Bilawal to enter into Pak politics December 27, 2012

    Islamabad: The 24-year-old only son of assassinated former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is due to launch his political career on December 27, the fifth anniversary of his mother's death. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is among hundreds of high-ranking Pakistani officials, including the current President, his father Asif Zardari, who gathered...
  • Pakistan: Bilawal to make formal entry into politics today December 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will make his formal entry into the hurly burly of Pakistani politics at an event to be held on Thursday to mark the fifth death anniversary of his mother Benazir Bhutto. "Bilawal will make his entry into active politics during the meeting...
  • Bilawal likely to begin political career before Pak polls November 23, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is intent on launching his son Bilawal's formal political career before the general election early next year though he will not achieve the minimum age of 25 for contesting polls till September 2013. Zardari plans to launch the political career of Bilawal, the nominal...
  • Pak Army denies ISI's role in Hina-Bilawal defamation September 30, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistani military on Saturday dismissed as "absurd and baseless" a British newspaper's report that the Inter-Services Intelligence agency was behind a defamation campaign against Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. A spokesman for the Inter-Services Public Relations denied The Telegraph's allegation that the...
  • Khar's husband says 'rubbish' rumours aimed at maligning wife September 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar's husband Feroz Gulzar has rubbished rumours about differences in their relationship as a campaign to malign his wife. Gulzar, an industrialist from Punjab province, was quoted by Geo News channel on Thursday as saying that the campaign to malign his wife was "rubbish"...
  • Hina Rabbani Khar-Bilawal 'affair': fun tweets September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The cyberspace is abuzz with people commenting on the rumoured romance between Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old scion of Pakistan's 'first' family, and Pakistan's foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar, the 35-year-old mother of two who is married to Firoze Gulzar, one of Pakistan's most influential businessmen. While someone from Pakistan...
  • Hina Rabbani, Bilawal rumoured to be dating September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The cyberspace in Pakistan is abuzz with people commenting endlessly on reports of an alleged love affair between Bilawal Bhutto and Pakistan foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar as reported by "The Weekly Blitz", a Bangladeshi tabloid. The tabloid claimed that the 24-year-old Bilawal is in love with Hina, who...