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  • PCB Girls U-17 Cricket Academy launched in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Cricket Board, in a historic move on Saturday, launched a girls under-17 cricket academy here for the first time under the aegis of PCB Women’s Wing at the premises of Frontier College for Women in which 20 females cricketers have initially been short-listed for training...

    “With the establishment of the first PCB academy for girls, a long awaited demand of women cricketers in thisregion has been fulfilled,” said...

  • Cricket Academy Peshawar win T20 final

    QUETTA: Cricket Academy Peshawar (CAP) won the All Pakistan T20 Balochistan Ramazan Cricket Cup after defeating Peshawar Region by 24 runs in the final at the Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti Cricket Stadium on Friday night...

  • UAF asks Saeed Ajmal to pack up cricket academy

    FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) administration has stopped Saeed Ajmal from running the cricket academy on its campus...

    The issue hit the headlines in August 2015 when the UAF asked the cricketer to wind up the academy because of alleged irregularities but he was allowed to resume activities within few days on public pressure...

  • Cricket academy inaugurated at Kinnaird College

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s former cricket captain Zaheer Abbas inaugurated Punjab Sports Board’s third and women’s first cricket academy at the Kinnaird College here on Wednesday...

    Sports director Anees Sheikh, college principal Rukhsana David and a large number of female cricket enthusiasts attended the opening ceremony...

  • Red Bull Music Academy: Noahs Heark to be fourth musician to represent Pakistan

    Music producer Ziyad Habib, or Noahs Heark as he's popularly known to fans, will be the fourth electronic musician to represent Pakistan at Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA)...

    Dawn: Is there something in particular you're looking forward to at RBMA?Ziyad: The entirety of the experience!Dawn: Do you think platforms such as RBMA help Pakistani musicians grow and get recognition even after the workshops are over?Ziyad: “Yes! I feel like...

  • ‘SL team’s visit to Lahore a great achievement for Pakistan cricket’

    ISLAMABAD: Batting legend Javed Miandad believes Sri Lankan team visiting Lahore for the last Twenty20 is a great achievement for Pakistan cricket...

    Talking to APP, Miandad said Sri Lankan team’s visit to Lahore for the said match gives a clear message to the whole world that Pakistan has come out victorious from the menace of terrorism as international cricket has revived in the country...

  • 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...

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