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    27 January 2016 Pakistan

  • Revised education policy by January 2016

    ISLAMABAD: The revised education policy will be introduced in the country in January 2016...

    Besides adding new targets in accordance with Pakistan’s international commitments such as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), the committee will also delete some irrational items, he added...

  • Pakistan to play 5 ODIs, 3 T20s against New Zealand in January 2018

    Pakistan men's cricket team will be visiting New Zealand in January 2018 to play five one-day internationals (ODIs) and three T20s, according to the schedule updated on Blackcaps' official website...

    Pakistan will play ODIs against the Blackcaps between January 6-19 while the three T20s will be played on January 22, 25 and 28...

  • Pakistan cricket team to tour New Zealand in January

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Thursday announced details of upcoming tours involving Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Australia, as the Black Caps seek to capitalise on their stirring run to the World Cup final...

    Pakistan then embark on a whistlestop tour involving three T20s and three ODI from Jan 15-31, with Australia wrapping up the schedule with three one-dayers and two Tests between Feb 3 and Feb 24...

  • World XI hockey team to tour Pakistan in January: PHF

    Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Khalid Sajjad Khokhar announced on Tuesday that a World XI hockey team will be touring Pakistan from January 18 to 21 to play a two-match series against Pakistan's senior team...

    He said the foreign team was previously scheduled to visit Pakistan from January 10 but the tour was put forward for eight days to ensure the availability of the players...

  • January 19 deadline set for appointment of judges across Pakistan

    Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, hearing on Thursday a suo moto case on non-functioning tribunals and special courts across Pakistan, gave a week's time for all vacant positions for judges to be filled, noting that "things do not get done easily" in the country...

    "All vacant positions should be filled by next Friday [January 19]," the chief justice told the attorney general and provincial advocate generals...

  • PCB to file case against BCCI at ICC in January: Sethi

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board will file the case against its Indian counterpart in January 2018 before the International Cricket Council for not honouring the MoUs signed between the two countries for resuming bilateral series, PCB chairman Najam Sethi announced here on Wednesday...

    “Next week, the last meeting with the lawyers in England is scheduled to finalise the case against the BCCI after which the PCB will lodge its case...

  • Indian troops have killed 13 in AJK since January

    Giving details of the losses since January 1, he said five men and two women were killed in Kotli district, while 19 men and 23 women were injured...

    In 2016, 84 houses were partially and four completely damaged in Indian shelling, which also left around 36 cattle dead and two vehicles damaged...

  • At least 588 lives lost in terror attacks since January, Senate told

    ISLAMABAD: At least 588 Pakistanis lost their lives in terror-related related incidents between January to August this year, Interior Ministry informed the Senate on Tuesday...

    In response to questions raised by a number of members of the Upper House of Parliament, the Interior Ministry in its written reply stated that about 588 Pakistanis were killed while 10,007 were injured in 821 incidents of terrorism, which occurred between...

  • UN sets Syria peace talks target date of January 25

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, hopes to convene talks between the government of President Bashar al-Assad and the opposition on January 25 in Geneva, his office said on Saturday...

    "Last week, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing a proposed peace plan to bring the regime and opposition together for talks in January...

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