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  • Al Baraka to merge with Burj Bank

    DUBAI: Bahrain-based Al Baraka Banking Group, one of the Gulf’s top Islamic banks, said its Pakistani unit would merge with Burj Bank to create an institution with assets totalling more than $1...

    The merger, which was approved by shareholders of the two banks last month and still needs regulatory approvals, would see Burj Bank holders receive one Al Baraka Bank Pakistan share for every 1...

  • Adnan Sami sings his first qawwali for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    According to Times of India, Adnan Sami Khan will also lend his vocals to one song, which will be the first qawwali of his career...

    "The song, titled 'Bhardo Jholi Meri', is inspired by the Sabri brothers' original qawwali, and according to the director Kabir Khan, is Salman's favourite:Salman had also earlier announced the presence of Adnan Sami in Bajrangi Bhaijaan: The song's video has been shot inside...

  • Swat activist Tabassum Adnan wins 2016 Nelson Mandela Award

    SWAT: Tabassum Adnan, a women's rights activist from Swat valley became the recipient of yet another prestigious award on Thursday when she was bestowed with the Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Award 2016 in Bogota, Colombia...

    Talking to Dawn from Colombia soon after receiving her award, Adnan said she dedicates her award to her country, Pakistan...

  • Adnan Sami granted Indian citizenship after second application

    Pakistani singer Adnan Sami, who has spent more than a decade living in Mumbai, will be granted Indian citizenship from January 1, 2016, reported Indian news agency ANI...

    According to Pakistan's laws, when a male citizen denounces his citizenship, any of his children under the age of 21 living abroad also lose their citizenship...

  • Adnan’s next project

    Adnan Sarwar has announced that he’s going to make another movie, to be released in the last quarter of 2016...

    Well, good luck with that Adnan S...

  • Adnan Sami yet to renounce Pakistani citizenship

    ISLAMABAD: India-based singer and musician Adnan Sami Khan is yet to meet procedural requirements for the renunciation of his Pakistan nationality, sources told Dawn on Tuesday...

    “Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi has just sent us Adnan Sami’s Pakistani passport but not the documents that are needed to start the process,” an official said...

  • Adnan Pardesy’s charged bridals sign off TBCW

    Day Three of the Telenor Bridal Couture Week saw Adnan Pardesy put his designs to the ramp test...

    The designers who featured their collections in the following Gold Stars segment were Amir Adnan, Elan, Nickie Nina, Nida Azwer, Mina Hasan, Rana Noman, Sana Safinaz, Shamaeel Ansari and the House of Kamiar Rokni...

  • Blooper? Jazba-e-Junoon was bigger than Dil Dil Pakistan, says Salman Ahmed

    Could you choose between 'Dil Dil Pakistan' and 'Jazba-e-Junoon'?Should you have to?It may have never occurred to fans of Pakistani pop and rock music to play favourites with the two definitive anthems of the '80s-'90s era, but Junoon founder Salman Ahmed teased the debate in a near-sacrilegious statement to the BBC: "...

    'Jazba Junoon' became bigger than 'Dil Dil Pakistan'...

  • Shahbaz Ahmed: ‘Even 18 Olympians cannot prevent Pakistan from losing’

    Record four-time World Cup winners, Pakistan, will not be a part of the Rio Olympics next year and the state of turmoil the national game finds itself in is largely due to corruption and political interference...

    The investigation committee set up by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, who is the patron in chief of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), dismissed former president Akhtar Rasool and secretary Rana Mujahid...

  • Full circle: Ahmed Shehzad returns to Pakistan’s World T20 squad

    In a dramatic turn of events opener Ahmed Shehzad returned to the Pakistan squad for the upcoming World T20 on Monday after being dropped for inconsistency less than a month ago...

    Khurram Manzoor replaced Shehzad when the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the squads for the recently concluded Asia Cup and World T20 on February 10...

  • Salman Ahmed: Mr Musclemania remains an unknown hero in Pakistan

    LAHORE: Salman Ahmed was alone in the crowd when he became the first Pakistani to win the Musclemania world bodybuilding title in Las Vegas last year, unable to afford an entourage of managers, coaches, promoters like his fellow competitors...

    Now the 25-year-old is back in Pakistan and facing a choice: with no financial support from the government of his cricket-obsessed country and potential sponsors made skittish by its security...

  • Sarfraz Ahmed appointed new Pakistan T20 captain

    ISLAMABAD: Wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed has replaced Shahid Afridi as captain of Pakistan's Twenty20 team...

    Afridi quit as captain after Pakistan lost three of its four group matches at the World Twenty20 tournament in India, but said he wanted to continue playing the shortest format of international cricket...

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