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  • Gurgaon to be called Gurugram

    NEW DELHI: Gurgaon, the corporate hub of Haryana on the outskirts of Delhi, will now be known as ‘Gurugram’, reports said on Tuesday...

    The decision to change the name of Gurgaon to ‘Gurugram’ has been taken on the basis of the representations received at several fora that it would be appropriate to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram, an official spokesman said...

  • Weeklong cultural festival underway in Nagar

    GILGIT: The weeklong Nagar cultural festival is underway at the famous tourist point of Hoper valley with a view to revive cultural heritage of the district and boost tourism...

    He said Hoper-Nagar was considered the best place for trekking and hiking...

  • Preet Nagar

    IT is difficult to recapture the fervour and idealism of the Muslims of the 1940s when the idea of Pakistan took hold of their collective imagination...

    However, not many people know about the existence of Preet Nagar (now in India), a community that was set up midway between Lahore and Amritsar in 1938 by Gurbakhsh Singh, a resident of Model Town, Lahore...

  • Hunza Nagar to export 28 tons of dried apricot to Japan

    ISLAMABAD: By the end of the year Hunza Nagar, also known as “Pakistan’s organic village”, plans to export around 28 tons of dried apricot to Japan...

    The four-year project largely focuses on the apple- and apricot-producing districts of Hunza Nagar and Baltistan where farmers have been facing difficulties in collecting, processing, grading and marketing agricultural produce...

  • 20 years after Shanti Nagar

    KHANEWAL: It's a day of thanksgiving in Shanti Nagar, a village 10km southeast of Khanewal city...

    According to a fact-finding report compiled by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), the violence “is reminiscent of the 1947 communal riots”...

  • FrontRow: Return to Roshan Nagar

    It made Pakistan known as a country where animated films are being produced and just last week it was played at a New York film festival and in many other countries...

    The story still takes place in Roshan Nagar where things go haywire since the return of Baba Balaam — hence the title of the film...

  • New infection cases declining in Nagar

    GILGIT: Commander FCNA Maj-Gen Ehsan Mehmood Khan along with Gilgit-Baltistan chief secretary, top civil and military officials visited the Nagar district to review Covid-19 situation...

    Nagar deputy commissioner Mohammad Shahrukh Cheema briefed the delegation about the ongoing efforts to contain Covid-19 in the district...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

  • 'Imran promised Naya Pakistan but it turned out to be expensive Pakistan': Bilawal at PDM's Hyderabad rally

    PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Tuesday once again hit out at the government over inflation and allegedly usurping the rights of provinces, saying Prime Minister Imran Khan had promised a Naya Pakistan "but it turned out to be more expensive Pakistan"...

    He was speaking in Hyderabad where leaders of the 10-party opposition alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), had gathered for its latest power show against the...

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