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  • Action sought against authorities for not implementing 2010 flood report

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has been asked through a writ petition to issue directions to the Punjab government to take action against the authorities concerned for not implementing recommendations given by a 2010 Flood Inquiry Commission to avoid floods and destruction...

    Advocate Pir Muhammad Ali Gilani, chairman of the Human Safety Commission of Pakistan, in his petition stated that this year floods were damaging public property,...

  • US Vice president exits NFL game after anthem protest

    US Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game Sunday after some players knelt for the national anthem, the latest twist in a running saga over the controversial protests against racial injustice...

    "While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I don't think it's too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem," Pence tweeted...

  • Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

    Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism after comments on Friday in which he described NFL players who chose to take a knee through renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as “sons of bitches” who should be fired...

    The US leader doubled down on those remarks in an early morning tweet, urging fans to boycott the NFL as long as the protests continued...

  • NFL players kneel in protest after Trump urges fans to boycott games

    A wave of protests swept across the National Football League (NFL) on Sunday as United States (US) President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice...

    Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism after comments on Friday in which he described NFL players who chose to take a knee through renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as “sons-of-bit***s” who should...

  • Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid Khan says jealousy drives Trump's attacks on NFL

    Jacksonville Jaguars owner Pakistani-born American billionaire Shahid Khan says United States (US) President Donald Trump is “jealous” of the NFL and trying to soil its image in “personal” attacks in an interview with USA Today published on Thursday...

    The 67-year-old who also owns English football club Fulham, spoke at an NFL owners meetings in New York, where team owners and players met to discuss Trump's call for the league to...

  • Manslaughter conviction in death of ex-NFL star Will Smith

    The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints defensive leader Will Smith was convicted of manslaughter on Sunday night, ending a week-long trial in which the defendant insisted he only fired because the popular football star was drunk, violent and had grabbed a gun following a traffic crash on the night of April 9...

    Smith was part of the Saints team that lifted the stricken city's spirits in the years after Hurricane Katrina hit...
  • ‘SA leadership approved 2010 World Cup payment’

    JOHANNESBURG: Football’s world governing body faced fresh pressure on Saturday, after media reports the highest levels of South Africa’s government approved a $10-million payment that US investigators suspect was a bribe to get the 2010 World Cup...

    “President Mbeki spoke with the leadership of the 2010 World Cup local organising committee,” Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula told the Beeld newspaper when asked who decided to pay the...

  • Land grabbers convicted in only five cases since 2010

    KARACHI: While an anti-encroachment court and a special force were established in the metropolis in 2010 for the speedy trial of land grabbers besides retrieving public property by razing illegal structures, the purpose of the entire exercise has largely remained fruitless with merely 10 per cent conviction rate so far...

    The provincial assembly had passed Sindh Public Property (Removal of Encroachment) Act in September 2010 to...

  • TSH blocks Karakoram Highway to protest 2010 deaths

    ABBOTTABAD/MANSEHRA: The activists of Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara led by Baba Haider Zaman blocked the Karakoram Highway here on Wednesday against the denial of justice to the families of seven people, who were killed by the police firing in 2010 during a pro-Hazara province demonstration in Abbottabad...

    Noted among speakers were Baba Haider Zaman, PTI MNA Dawar Khan Kundi, MNA Jamshed Dasti, former MNA Hameedullah Jan Afridi, All...

  • Looking back: The 2010 spot-fixing scandal and its aftermath

    LONDON: England and Pakistan are set to play their first Test on English soil since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal when they meet at Lord's on Thursday...

    Below AFP Sport looks back at the scandal that shook cricket and the subsequent fall-out:Aug 28Britain's now defunct News of the World tabloid alleges that teenage sensation Mohammad Amir, Pakistan new-ball partner Mohammad Asif and captain Salman Butt agreed to bowl no-balls in...

  • Mastermind of 2010 attack on American charity held

    MANSEHRA: The counter-terrorism department of police in Hazara division claimed on Wednesday to have arrested the mastermind of the terrorist attack on American charity World Vision on Oct 8, 2010...

    The sources said Qari Rasheed, who is said to be a member of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, was allegedly involved also on the attack on British charity Plan International in Mansehra...

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