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  • Two killed as Awami Markaz building in Islamabad catches fire

    Two people were killed when a fire broke out in the Awami Markaz building in Islamabad's red zone area on Sunday, said rescue officials...

    Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi as well as the the District magistrate Islamabad ordered the formation of separate high-level committees to investigate the issue; additional secretary for industries and production, and the additional deputy commissioner (East) will...

  • Traders want district courts shifted from F-8 Markaz

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday appealed to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to play his role in the shifting of the district courts and district administration offices from F-8 Markaz...

    ICCI president Muzzamil Hussain Sabri told a meeting attended by the committee members that the F-8 Markaz was not a suitable place for the district courts in terms of safety and security...

  • ICCI wants district courts shifted from F-8 Markaz

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday called on the government to move district courts and administration offices from F-8 Markaz...

    He said that two terror attacks have already taken place at F-8 Markaz, making it clear that this was not a secure location for the district courts...

  • Awami Markaz among highrises without CDA completion certificate

    ISLAMABAD: The Awami Markaz building, which was gutted on Sunday, did not have a completion certificate from the Capital Development Authority (CDA) certifying that it complied with the civic agency’s fire and safety codes, among other components...

    But this is not the only such structure; Centaurus Mall, Silver Oaks in F-10, the Islamabad Stock Exchange building, Safa Gold Mall, the OGDCL building, the Grand Hyatt (already sealed),...

  • Car dealers occupy roads, footpaths in G-8 Markaz

    ISLAMABAD: The city managers have ignored encroachments made by car dealers on footpaths, pavements and even roads in G-8 Markaz, creating problems for the citizens...

    A few days ago, the CDA directorate of enforcement was devolved to the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (IMC), giving a new hope to the residents who for over a decade have been waiting to see the Markaz free of encroachments...

  • Two dead, one injured in Awami Markaz fire

    ISLAMABAD: Two people died and one was critically injured in the fire that started in the Awami Markaz on Sunday morning...

    As many as 35 vehicles were brought in to extinguish the fire including 13 fire tenders of the Metropolitan Corporation of Islamabad and vehicles of the Pakistan Air Force and Navy...

  • Karachi United join Army in quarters, Bhatti United win shootout

    KARACHI: At the start of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Cup, Karachi United’s aim was to get through to the final round from the qualifying round...

    Second-division United booked their place in the quarter-finals of the PFF Cup on Saturday with a nerve-raking 3-2 victory over fellow Pakistan Football Federation League (PFFL) side Saif Textiles on Saturday to secure second place in Group ‘A’ behind Pakistan Army...

  • Rumman Raees appointed Islamabad United vice captain

    Pakistan pacer Rumman Raees has been appointed Islamabad United vice captain for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), franchise owner Ali Naqvi announced on Saturday...

    Former Pakistan spin maestro Saeed Ajmal, who has been part of the franchise for the past two seasons, has now been appointed United’s spin bowling coach for PSL3, Naqvi said at a press conference in Lahore...

  • Waqar Younis to be Islamabad United's bowling coach in PSL 3

    Waqar Younis, former head coach for the national team, has joined the ranks of Islamabad United as their bowling coach and United's director cricket for the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third instalment, the franchise announced on Thursday...

    While discussing the appointment, Ali Naqvi, owner of Islamabad United, said: "I think that in Waqar we have found the ideal man for these roles...

  • Waqar joins Islamabad United as bowling coach, director cricket

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis was on Thursday announced as Islamabad United’s bowling coach for the third edition of HBL Pakistan Super League, while the former national team skipper will also be the franchise’s director cricket...

    Waqar will join Islamabad United for his first role in the PSL...

  • Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by seven wickets

    SHARJAH: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s 39-ball 51 lead Quetta Gladiators innings as they chase down a target of 117 runs set by Islamabad United on a batting-friendly Sharjah Cricket Stadium pitch on Thursday...

    1 overs, with Sarfraz taking up the responsibility on his shoulders after United’s pace spearhead Andre Russell made inroads earlier in the innings by taking two wickets in quick succession...

  • Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings by five wickets

    SHARJAH: Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings by five wickets in the 16th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday...

    United skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (38) established a crucial 63-run stand for the fourth wicket with Khalid Latif (33) to recover his side after losing three early wickets...

  • Islamabad United send Lahore Qalandars packing

    DUBAI: Islamabad United denied Lahore Qalandars a place in the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) play-offs, eliminating Azhar Ali’s men from the competition following a five-wicket win at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday night...

    Brad Haddin scored 54 and captain Misbah-ul-Haq finished with an unbeaten 38 as United hunted down Qalandars; 150-5 with five wickets and six balls to spare...

  • Ton-up Sharjeel propels Islamabad United into PSL final

    DUBAI: It was the old tale of ecstasy and despair in the final qualifier game as Sharjeel Khan struck a blazing century to help Islamabad United send favourites Peshawar Zalmi crashing out of the HBL Pakistan Super League on Sunday...

    Islamabad got just the impetus it needed at the start after being put in to bat...

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