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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • Pakistan capable of winning hockey World Cup: Islah

    LAHORE: While only one change was made in the national squad named on Wednesday for the hockey World Cup, a highly-ambitious chief selector Islah­uddin Siddiqui claimed Pakistan — which could not even qualify for the 2014 edition and presently look quite frail to make any major upset at the mega event — were “capable of winning” the global title...

    While acknowledging the fact that Pakistan’s pool in the presence of Germany and the...

  • Jahangir, Islah for acceptance of all good proposals

    LAHORE: Squash great Jahangir Khan and hockey Olympian Islahuddin have urged government and Pakistan Olympic Association to accept all such proposals that would improve the standard of sports in the country...

    Islah urged the government and the POA to launch serious efforts for bringing real change in the system, otherwise, the country would stand nowhere in the world of sport...

  • Islah XI win honours

    KARACHI: Islahuddin XI beat Dr M A Shah XI 2-1 in the final to clinch the under-16 hockey tournament played on Tuesday...

    Hammad and Abdul Wahab netted a goal each for the winners while Shahzeb Shah scored consolation goal for the losers
  • Islah rues players’ failure

    KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) chief selector Islahuddin Siddiqui and his co-selectors have tendered their resignation in the aftermath of greenshirts failure to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics...

    “We were given the task for four to five years but we feel it is our duty to quit as the Pakistan hockey team has reached a new low at the Hockey World League semi-finals at Antwerp, Belgium, failing to qualify for the next...

  • Islah named chairman jury of appeals at Asian Champions Trophy

    KARACHI: In a rare honour for the country, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has appointed former Pakistan captain Islahuddin Siddiqui as the Chairman Jury of Appeals for the upcoming Asian Champions Trophy which begins in the Malaysian city of Kuantan from Oct 20...

    Top six teams of the Asian continent including hosts Malaysia, India, Pakistan, oman, China and Japan will be competing in the tournament...

  • Saudi, UAE in rare talks with Yemen's Al-Islah party

    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have held rare talks with Yemen's Al-Islah party, ignoring its close links with the Muslim Brotherhood as they review strategy against rebels...

    Al-Islah was long a major military as well as a political force in Yemen but its forces pulled back from the capital and the rest of the north as the rebels took control and are now largely confined to Marib province, east of Sanaa...

  • Mardan to get power supply from Rawat

    ISLAMABAD: Consumers in Mardan will get increased power supply as two new autotransformers were inaugurated at the Rawat grid station on Tuesday...

    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director to Pakistan, John Groarke inaugurated the new autotransformers for the grid station and handed over tools and trucks to power distribution companies at a ceremony...

  • Mardan blast widely condemned

    PESHAWAR: The political leaders have strongly condemned suicide attack at the office of National Database and Registration Authority in Mardan on Tuesday and expressed sympathies with the affected families...

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf provincial organiser Fazal Mohammad Khan also condemned the suicide attack in Mardan and directed party workers to cancel firework at Bagh-i-Naran Peshawar...

  • 26 die as suicide bomber hits Nadra office in Mardan

    MARDAN: Twenty-six people were killed and more than 50 others wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bom­ber struck a regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority in Mardan, 60 kilometres to the southwest of Peshawar...

    A senior police official in Mardan said the bomber appeared to be in his early or mid-twenties...

  • JI joins opposition alliance to form local govt in Mardan

    MARDAN: Jamaat-i-Islami, the coalition-partner of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in the provincial government, has joined the tripartite alliance of Awami National Party, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F and Pakistan People’s Party to form local government in Mardan district and its three tehsils...

    JI district emir Dr Ataur Rahman, ANP district president Himayatullah Mayar Advocate, JUI-F district general secretary Maulana Amanat Shah Haqani and PPP...

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