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  • Sri Lanka plan more Pakistan trips after T20 success

    Sri Lanka are planning to send more teams to Pakistan after playing a Twenty20 International (T20I) match in Lahore for the first time since a gun attack eight years ago, a top official said on Tuesday...

    Sri Lanka Cricket chief executive Ashley de Silva said the national team were impressed with the extraordinary level of security for the match at Gaddafi stadium on Sunday...

  • NSC briefed on PM Abbasi, Asif's foreign trips

    Members of the National Security Committee on Friday were briefed on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif's recent foreign trips during a high-level meeting comprising top civil-military officials in Islamabad...

    "Salient aspects and outcomes of the prime minister's visit to New York for the UN General Assembly (UNGA) were also shared with the committee," the handout read...

  • Imported snooker tables sold to meet PBSF expenses, foreign trips

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) have sold a number of imported tables approximately worth over Rs 8 million in the last few years to meet its expenses including the foreign trips, Dawn has learnt...

    Details show that four tables had arrived for the seven-nation international snooker championship held in Karachi in 2012...

  • Long trips across Russia await fans at 2018 World Cup

    PETERSBURG: Russia insists fans will not face problems following their teams around Russia for the 2018 World Cup, even as FIFA's schedule gave some competitors lengthy travel distances in the group stage...

    Petersburg for a total distance of 2,064 miles (3,300 kilometers)...

  • Rally demands revival of Arab royals’ hunting trips

    The rulers from Gulf states have been poaching and hunting the wintering Houbara bustard birds in the vast desert of Cholistan for several years...

    In August, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court ordered the cancellation of all licences issued by the federal government to Arab royals for the hunting of Houbara bustard...

  • After Saudi-Iran trips, PM boasts of Pakistan's 'improved image'

    In what was described as a significant diplomatic mission, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif last week met the Saudi and Iranian leaderships in their respective capitals for what the government described as a move to defuse tensions between the two Muslim countries that were sparked by execution of Saudi dissident Sheikh Nimr and the subsequent attack on a Saudi mission in Iran by protesters...

    But...

  • PM, president to deliver speeches in Urdu on foreign trips, SC told

    Appearing before a three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Azam said following orders from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, websites for government institutions, utility bills, driving licences, passports and other documents will carry text in Urdu as well...

    (1) The National language of Pakistan is Urdu, and arrangements shall be made for its being used for...

  • Elon Musk envisions 'fun' trips to Mars

    Taking the stage under a large globe of Mars at the International Astronautical Congress, Musk showed his vision for a giant rocket that would propel people to the Red Planet "in our lifetime...

    "I think the first trips to Mars are going to be really, very dangerous...

  • Cricket Australia to review flops on overseas trips

    “After every series we will sit down and review, and I think there is an opportunity for a reflection on [our] style of play,” Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland told reporters in Melbourne...

    Selectors, including coach Darren Lehmann, have also been roasted for a number of surprising decisions, including the omission of long-serving wicket-keeper Brad Haddin for most of the series and for failing to pick an all-rounder in the...

  • QAU students end protest after university restores expelled students

    Protesting Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) students ended their strike on Thursday after the university announced their restoration following a meeting between the vice chancellor (VC) and Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Baligh-ur-Rehman...

    A notification issued by the QAU said that the expulsion of the students has been replaced with an additional fine of Rs40,000...

  • ‘Auto policy tilts the field to suit new entrants’

    A leading car maker, who asked not to be named, said the government had not offered a level-playing field to the existing players and tilted the framework to the benefit of new entrants...

    ”In the Automotive Development Policy 2016-21, the government has kept age limit for import of used cars at three years...

  • Pakistan to field 24-member team in world 6-Reds, Team Event

    KARACHI: Hardly 24 hours after adding two new faces in the aftermath of Asian champion Hamza Akbar’s omission besides reshuffling the team, the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) included another pair comprising two players for the World 6-Reds and Team Cha­m­p­ionship on Friday, officials said...

    Hosts Pakistan will now field a strong team of 24 cueists — 12 in 6-Reds, eight pairs in team event and three pairs in...

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