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  • SFP aims to make softball a medal-winning sport for Pakistan: Asif Azeem

    KARACHI: The newly-elected Secretary General of Pakistan Softball Federation (SFP), Asif Azeem has said that his organization will make all out efforts to promote the game of softball in Pakistan and abroad and will arrange training courses for the players, coaches and the umpires to enhance their abilities and knowledge of the game...

    Talking to media here recently, Asif said it is his primary goal to engage top softball officials of...

  • Telenor Pakistan granted 4G license for $395m

    KARACHI: Norwegian telecom giant Telenor has been awarded a $395 million 4G license, as Pakistan seeks to capitalise on a booming domestic mobile market some two years since broadband Internet arrived in the country...

    In 2014, Pakistan auctioned its first 4G broadband license to China’s Zong for $210 million, along with 3G licenses to Zong, the UAE’s Ufone, and domestic Mobilink...

  • Nawaz rejects Shujaat Azeem's resignation

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday rejected the resignation of Shujaat Azeem, the special assistant to premier on aviation...

    A statement released by the PM Office said "the premier will not accept Azeem's resignation until Supreme Court of Pakistan delivers a verdict in the case against him"...

  • Haider Lehri, Asif Azeem win SFP polls

    KARACHI: Haider Khan Lehri and Asif Azeem were elected unopposed as the President and General Secretary of Softball Federation of Pakistan (SFP) for a four-year term during the polls held at the Karachi Gymkhana in the SFP’s general body meeting on Friday...

  • Former MQM MPA Irum Azeem Farooque says she is joining the PTI

    Former MPA Irum Azeem Farooque, who left the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) after party founder Altaf Hussain's August 22 diatribe last year, announced that she is joining the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday...

    Farooque, after her pronouncement, went live via Facebook, and said that before she came to Pakistan, she had been in touch with MQM-Pakistan leaders who had requested her to not tender her resignation directly to the...

  • Aashir Azeem’s back, girls!

    Remember the famous 1990s PTV serial Dhuaan, which trailed a bit of a blaze in terms of executing a dram on television? Well, its writer and actor Ashir Azeem is back, and this time round he is aiming to make his presence felt on the silver screen...

  • PM accepts resignation of Capt Azeem

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Mi­­n­ister Nawaz Sharif has accepted the resignation of Captain Shujaat Azeem, his Special Assistant on Avia­tion...

    Captain Azeem submitted his resignation in Decem­ber last year and has since been requesting the PM to accept it...

  • SC asks govt to explain Captain Azeem’s appointment

    However, the court stopped short of that and preferred, instead, to give the federal government the option of either immediately de-notifying the appointment of Shujaat Azeem as PM’s Special Adviser on Aviation, or explain why they acquired the services of a convicted man...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, also took strong exception to the Shujaat Azeem’s service profile, provided by the federal...

  • SC restrains Azeem from playing role in PIA sale

    ISLAMABAD: The government’s move to privatise the national flag carrier suffered a major setback when the Supreme Court restrained Special Adviser to the PM on Aviation Shujaat Azeem to have any role in the sale process, within a week after the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was converted into a company...

    Mr Azeem, who earlier chose to quit as an adviser on aviation when his position was disputed in the SC, is required to...

  • Shujaat Azeem tenders resignation after Supreme Court's observation

    ISLAMABAD: The special assistant to prime minister on aviation, Shujaat Azeem, tendered his resignation on Monday from his post, after the Supreme Court had restrained him from taking part in the sale process of Pakistan Airlines International (PIA), reported Radio Pakistan...

    Also read: SC restrains Azeem from playing role in PIA saleThis is not the first time Azeem has resigned as he had earlier opted to quit as the adviser on...

  • SC places ex-PM advisor Shujaat Azeem on ECL for his alleged role in PIA losses

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered to place the name of retired captain Shujaat Azeem, former special assistant to prime minister on aviation, on the Exit Control List (ECL) after viewing a presentation on massive losses to the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

    The chief justice recalled that a new organisation of aviation was established in 2013 and Azeem was appointed as an adviser on aviation in the same year...

  • Telenor launches 4G service, gives free trial to users

    Telenor has launched 4G service in Pakistan's six major cities — Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan, Peshawar, and Swat — techjuice...

    Telenor was awarded a $395 million 4G licence last month, as Pakistan sought to capitalise on a booming domestic mobile market some two years since broadband Internet arrived in the country...

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