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  • Comment: No change of guard but system revamp can salvage Pakistan hockey

    Change of guard in the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) alone will not solve the ongoing crisis confronting the game and it is imperative to revamp the system for Pakistan to make a comeback into the leading hockey playing nations...

    A lot has been said and written over Pakistan’s failure to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics with just about everyone putting the entire blame on the PHF, the team management and the players without...

  • Historical Radio Pakistan building, change of guard?

    KARACHI: A noticeable presence of Rangers personnel on the premises of Radio Pakistan just a few years after the bulk of the operations undertaken in the stone-built structure were shifted to Gulshan-i-Iqbal has raised concern about the fate of the historical building...

    The Radio Pakistan staff said that the personnel of the paramilitary force, whose headquarters has been housed in the historical building of Jinnah Courts for the...

  • Probe body recommends change of guard in PHF

    ISLAMABAD: Now that the cat is out of the bag, the probe committee has finally held the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) responsible for the team’s poor performance in the Hockey World League Semi-finals which served as the Olympic Qualifying round...

    The probe committee constituted on the instructions of the prime minister to find reasons behind Pakistan hockey team debacle in Belgium also requested the prime minister, who happens to...

  • Change of guard in Sindh

    Most senior party officials were completely unaware of the impending change of guard and were shocked when they heard about the party’s decision...

    Even the ministers were not consulted on the change...

  • Arthur resisting sudden change of guard in Tests

    KARACHI: After yet another disastrous tour of Australia, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to make some drastic changes to the national team which include change of Test and ODI captains...

    According to reliable sources, while the PCB is all set to replace ODI captain Azhar Ali with current vice-captain Sarfraz Ahmed, head coach Mickey Arthur is trying to resist the change in Test captaincy by backing skipper Misbah-ul-Haq...

  • Change of army guard

    Not so in Pakistan, where the army chief is considered more powerful than even the appointing authority...

    In fact, until 2009, officers would not even describe the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as terrorists...

  • Change of guard

    The regular contingent from India, led by Shamim Hanafi, was absent owing to the current political and military tensions between the two countries...

  • COMMENT: Likely change of guard in PHF, PTF and PCB after general elections

    FOR quite sometime now, the change of guard in country’s general elections bring with it new faces at the helm of affairs in a couple of national sports federations, including the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)...

    In case of PML-N reversal in Wednesday’s election, a similar exercise is likely to be repeated with would-be winning party’s handpicked people destined to take reign of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), the Pakistan Tennis...

  • Pakistan seeking normal relations with India

    WASHINGTON: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said on Thursday that Pakistan wants to have a normal relationship with India, but New Delhi had suspended the bilateral dialogue process...

    We want to have normal relationship with India...

  • India, Pakistan relations need to improve: Sachin Tendulkar

    Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday advocated the need for improvement in relations between traditional rivals India and Pakistan, reiterating that cricket could play a role in normalising ties...

    “These are issues which the two countries’ government needs to decide,” Sachin told Press Trust of India when asked about the hurdles in the way of a proposed bilateral series in the UAE in December...

  • Relations with India not to hurt Iran-Pakistan ties: envoy

    PESHAWAR: Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost has said that his country is ready to provide all possible support to Pakistan in the war against terrorism and for the development of its economy...

    Talking to media personnel at the Iranian consulate here on Monday, the ambassador said that ties between Iran and India wouldn’t put any negative impact on relations between Pakistan and Iran...

  • Pakistan wants friendly relations with India, but not at its own cost: COAS

    LONDON: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday said that Pakistan wants peaceful and friendly relations with India but not at the cost of its own interests and dignity...

    Speaking at the dinner hosted by Pakistan’s High Commissioner in London Syed Ibne Abbas, General Raheel Sharif said Pakistan is going through its most crucial time in history and added that peace and stability will eventually take the country towards a...

  • Pakistan wants friendly relations with India, says Sharif

    ANKARA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that Pakistan wanted to have friendly and good neighbourly relations with India...

    Speaking to reporters accompanying him on his visit to Turkey, he said that even during the election campaign, his party did not adopt the policy of “India bashing” and ended this negative tradition...

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