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  • Fitness camp will not benefit Pakistan cricket team: Abdul Qadir

    ISLAMABAD: Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir termed Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) fitness camp to be useless and stated that it will not provide any assistance to the national side in England...

    Commenting on PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan's remarks about a lack of education in cricketers being the reason behind the team's decline, Qadir said that top cricketers in the history of Pakistan were not educated...

  • Pakistan ready to hold talks with India, says Abdul Basit

    Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Monday, in an interview with Indian TV channel Aaj Tak, said that Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar next week, India Today reported...

    "The schedule of Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz is not cast in stone and if there was an offer for talks from the host nation, then it would be accepted by Pakistan," Abdul Basit was...

  • Pakistan not begging for dialogue with India: Abdul Basit

    Pakistan High Commissioner to New Delhi Abdul Basit in an interview with The Hindu on Friday said, "Pakistan is not begging for dialogue...

    "Discussing the increasing hostility between India and Pakistan, Basit, highlighting "the need to break the impasse" between the two countries, said, "Talking to each other is inevitable...

  • Pakistan great Abdul Qadir's son chosen for Australian PM's XI

    The son of legendary leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has been included in an Australia Prime Minister's XI to play a tour match against South Africa in Canberra...

    The 25-year-old Usman Qadir's father took 236 wickets in 67 Tests from 1977 to 1990 and is generally regarded as Pakistan's best-ever leg-spinner...

  • Centre, Sindh at odds over Port Qasim coal plant

    ISLAMABAD: A disagreement between the centre and the Sindh government over acquisition of land for the $2 billion Port Qasim Coal Power Project (PQCPP), which is holding up the establishment of the power plant which is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), appears to revolve round legal and constitutional provisions...

    According to Senator Mushahid Hussain, the centre claimed that under the 1973 Constitution, Port Qasim...

  • ‘Port Qasim set to become energy hub’

    KARACHI: Port Qasim is set to become country’s energy hub with the addition of three more Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) terminals, said Port Qasim Authority (PQA) Chairman Agha Jan Akhtar in a conversation with Dawn...

    The third is a possibility that a consortium of Pakistan GasPort Consortium Limited (PGLP) and Fauji Foundation will set up another LNG terminal at Port Qasim while its first terminal with a capacity of 600mscfd is expected...

  • New channel for LNG vessels at Port Qasim

    KARACHI: Growing traffic of ships, particularly vessels loaded with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), warranted the need for an additional channel which the authority is now planning to develop, Port Qasim Authority Chairman Agha Jan Akhtar said on Tuesday...

    In order to meet the needs of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Pakistan Railways is also laying down a dual rail track from Port Qasim up to Pipri along with a road network, he...

  • ‘Bagh Ibne Qasim uplift under way at full pace’

    KARACHI: Restoration and rehabilitation work at the Bagh Ibne Qasim is going on at full swing and soon it will be completed after which it will be opened to public, said city mayor Waseem Akhtar on Sunday...

    Briefing the media persons after a visit to the garden, he said that Bagh Ibne Qasim spread over 130 acres was the biggest park in the metropolis and being near the seaside it had special attraction for the Karachiites, who along...

  • KMC begins facelift of Bagh Ibne Qasim: mayor

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar on Friday visited Bagh Ibne Qasim and said Karachi Metropolitan Corpo­ration had launched the long-ignored park’s facelift project to make it a favourite spot for families...

    “We have begun work on the facelift of Bagh Ibne Qasim with 200 of our staff working on it...

  • No longer interested in taking over Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim, Bahria Town tells SHC

    After the Sindh High Court (SHC) extended a restraining order against the handover of Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim to Bahria Town, the real estate giant on Tuesday informed the court that it was not interested in taking over the park for maintenance purposes if the matter remained disputed...

    The bench, headed by Justice Junaid Ghaffar, had on April 3 restrained the Sindh government from handing over Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim to Bahria Town in response to...

  • Bahria Town not to take over Bagh Ibne Qasim if dispute persists, SHC told

    KARACHI: While the provincial government on Monday justified before the Sindh High Court its decision to hand over Bagh Ibne Qasim to Bahria Town, the real estate giant informed the court that it was no longer interested in taking over the iconic park for maintenance purpose if the matter remained disputed...

    The petitions were filed by a citizen, Ahmed Zameer, Mayor Wasim Akhtar and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

  • SHC extends restraining order on handover of Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim to Bahria Town

    Extending its restraining order against the handover of Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim to property developer Bahria Town, the Sindh High Court on Tuesday put off hearing a set of petitions against the provincial government and the real estate giant...

    The bench, headed by Justice Junaid Ghaffar, had on April 3 restrained the Sindh government from handing over Bagh Ibn-i-Qasim to Bahria Town in response to a set of petitions filed by Karachi Mayor...

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