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  • PIA acquires three aircraft from SriLankan Airlines for 'Premier Service'

    KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has acquired three Airbus A330 aircraft from SriLankan Airlines on a wet lease, sources in the organisation told DawnNews...

    The acquisition of the aircraft on wet lease means the SriLankan Airlines crew will operate the flights while the exterior is painted in traditional PIA colours with the national carrier’s logo...

  • SriLankan Airlines commences Lahore-Colombo flights

    COLOMBO: SriLankan Airlines has commenced its service between Lahore and Colombo from Sept 27, officials said...

    SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias described the decision as an important step towards increasing focus on Asia, from the Middle East in the west to China and Japan in the east...

  • Pakistan to field 24-member team in world 6-Reds, Team Event

    KARACHI: Hardly 24 hours after adding two new faces in the aftermath of Asian champion Hamza Akbar’s omission besides reshuffling the team, the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) included another pair comprising two players for the World 6-Reds and Team Cha­m­p­ionship on Friday, officials said...

    The duo that has been made part of the Pakistan team comprised former international Abdul Sattar and Zulfiqar A...

  • Sri Lanka team to tour Pakistan in September in first visit since 2009 attack

    Sri Lanka's cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack on the team brought top international games in the country to a standstill, officials said on Monday...

    Sri Lanka Cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala said that after a security assessment, the team had been cleared to play three Twenty20 internationals, including “at least one” in Lahore — the scene of the 2009 attack which left eight...

  • Euro 2016 team-by-team guide

    PARIS: Ahead of Saturday's draw for Euro 2016 in France, here's a look at all 24 qualified nations:ALBANIA World ranking: 38 Coach: Gianni De BiasiAlbania qualified for their first major tournament after edging out Denmark to second place in the five-team Group I...

    Any fears of missing out on the 24-team-finals were assuaged as victories over Bulgaria and Malta enabled the Croats to finish runners-up in their group behind Italy... ...

  • Can team Sarfraz trump team Williamson?

    New Zealand will be the first to test out the new Pakistan, led by Sarfraz Ahmed and coached by Mickey Arthur...

    With five ODIs and three T20Is to be played, Kane Williamson’s team will certainly push Pakistan to the limits playing in their own backyard...

  • Pak vs Zim: PCB appoints umpire who survived Sri Lanka team attack

    KARACHI: Pakistan appointed a local umpire who survived the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team for the Pakistan-Zimbabwe series after the International Cricket Council (ICC) refused to send officials...

    Ahsan Raza, now 40, will officiate during the series featuring two Twenty20s and three one-day internationals against Zimbabwe, who are set to become the first Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan in six years...

  • Sri Lanka cricket team attack case ‘stuck in technicalities’

    LAHORE: The 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore was such a devastating incident it ended international cricket in Pakistan, but the trial of the case is stuck in a limbo because of, what officials say, technical reasons...

    Terrorists had attacked the Sri Lankan cricketers near Qadhafi Stadium on March 3, 2009, killing seven policemen, including a traffic warden, and injuring some of the guest team’s members...

  • Militant killed, cop injured in attack on polio team in Mardan

    PESHAWAR: One attacker was killed and a police constable was injured during an attack on a polio vaccination team in the Tambulak area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan district on Tuesday...

    According to sources, the polio team was on duty to administer polio vaccine in Tambulak when an attacker opened fire injuring a policeman deputed for the vaccinators' security...

  • ATC acquits two in Sri Lanka team attack case

    An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday acquitted two accused in the Sri Lanka cricket team attack case...

    Obaidullah and Ibrahim Khalil had been accused of providing arms and training to the terrorists involved in the attack on a visiting Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore on March 3, 2009...

  • Pakistani terror suspect captained Italy cricket team, plotted attack for Islamic State

    ROME: A Pakistani man expelled from Italy for allegedly plotting an attack in the name of the militant Islamic State (IS) group used to captain the Italian youth cricket team, media reports said Wednesday...

    Aftab Farook was caught on a wire-tap talking about using a Kalashnikov or bomb to attack targets such as a wine shop in Milan or the airport of Bergamo in northern Italy, saying the important thing was to scare Europeans, Italian...

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