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  • President Alvi attends inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport

    President Arif Alvi attended the inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport on Monday while on a three-day visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    President Erdogan, while opening the airport ? which his government says will eventually become the largest in the world ? with great fanfare, said it would be "the pride of our country and an example to the world...

  • US team visits Islamabad International Airport to give clearance to PIA direct flights

    RAWALPINDI: A United States (US) Transport Security Administration (TSA) team on Monday visited Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to conduct final inspection and give clearance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to start direct flights to the US...

    According to sources, the team will also visit Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore...

  • Islamabad International Airport does not have bomb disposal, detection squads

    RAWALPINDI: Despite being one of the sensitive airports, the Islamabad International Airport (IIA) does not have bomb detection and bomb disposal squads...

    The intelligence intimated that since the IIAP is a sensitive airport covered by greenwoods and located at a quite long distance from Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Attock, it should have rescue teams available 24 hours...

  • Saeed Ajmal allowed to reopen academy

    FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), following intervention of the Punjab government, has allowed senior Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal to reopen his cricket academy set up on the university land...

    Last Thursday, the UAF administration had issued a notification, which read: “The syndicate at its meeting held on Aug 29 last, keeping in view the security concerns and directive of the worthy governor/chancellor...

  • Harassment, rape allegations against notable cultural icon rattle Nobel literature academy

    The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, has been rattled by a sex scandal as several members, their wives and daughters accused an influential person with close ties to the prestigious institution of assault...

    Married to a writer with “close links to the Swedish Academy”, the man runs a cultural club showcasing exhibitions, readings and performances by both the cultural elite and hopefuls, including Nobel...

  • Academy considers expelling disgraced Harvey Weinstein

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was in emergency session on Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations...

    The academy, which organises the Oscars, issued a statement describing the nature of the allegations as “repugnant, abhorrent, and antithetical” to its standards ahead of the meeting of its 54-member board of governors...

  • Commander Jordanian Air Force visits PAC Kamra, PAF Academy Risalpur

    ISLAMABAD: Commander Royal Jordanian Air Force Major General Mansour Salim Al-Jobour visited Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy Risalpur on Tuesday...

    Later on, the delegation also visited Pakistan Air Force Academy, Risalpur, where it was received by Air Vice Marshal Asim Zaheer, Air Officer Commanding PAF Academy Risalpur...

  • Romania targets ‘academy of criminals’ network

    BUCHAREST: Romanian authorities arrested 26 people on Thursday over links to the so-called academy of criminals, a network suspected of robbing jewellery stores across Europe, anti-mafia prosecutors said...

    The academy is suspected of robbing jewellery stores in Britain, France, Germany and Belgium, making off with a booty valued at a total of 10 million euros ($10...

  • Trinidad academy sign of Warner’s shady deals

    PORT-OF-SPAIN: Trinidad and Tobago’s Centre of Excellence, a football academy built with millions of dollars from FIFA, today hosts more weddings and conventions than matches, a symbol of the shady dealings of fallen executive Jack Warner...

    Ownership scandalThe scandal over the Centre of Excellence erupted in 2012, 13 years after it was inaugurated and one year after Warner was forced to resign from all posts in international...

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