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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • Nazar Gondal parts ways with PPP, joins PTI

    Another PPP stalwart from central Punjab and former federal minister Nazar Muhammad Gondal announced his decision to join the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday, merely a week after former PPP minister Firdous Ashiq Awan joined Imran Khan's party...

    I'm joining PTI because I see this party as the only active organisation working against the status quo," Gondal told the media during the ceremony...

  • Zafar Gondal granted bail in EOBI cases

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has granted bail to Zafar Iqbal Gondal, former chairman of the Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI), in six cases of corruption and misuse of authority...

    Justice Sardar Shamim Khan allowed the bail to Gondal subject to furnishing of surety bonds of Rs2 million in each case...

  • Security on ‘high alert’ for Test match in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: Security will be on ‘high alert’ during the cricket test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium this week...

    The entire commercial area, including hotels, hostels and restaurants, has been closed so there is no business activity between Public Park and Faizabad during the day until the test match ends...

  • Abid eyes equalling Azharuddin’s record in Rawalpindi Test

    LAHORE: Prolific opening batsman Abid Ali of Pakistan is eyeing the record of former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin of scoring three consecutive centuries in his first three Tests when Bangladesh face Pakistan in the two-Test series starting on Feb 7 in Rawalpindi...

    “It will be a great opportunity for me to score a century against Bangladesh to equal the record of great Indian batsman Azharuddin [of consecutive three centuries]...

  • Tamim tunes up for Rawalpindi Test with record triple ton

    DHAKA: Experienced opener Tamim Iqbal warmed up for his Test comeback against Pakistan with a triple century on Sunday — the highest first-class score ever recorded on Bangladeshi soil...

    He overtook former Under-19 team-mate Raqibul Hasan’s 313, before surpassing legendary Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara’s 319 — against Bangladesh in a Test match in 2014 — to also chalk up the highest individual innings in Bangladesh...

  • Another 10 test positive for Covid-19 in Rawalpindi district

    RAWALPINDI: Another 10 people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of patients in Rawalpindi district to 32, on Sunday...

    Deputy Commissioner retired Capt Anwarul Haq told Dawn that all the patients have been moved to the Rawalpindi Institute of Urology (RIU), and people who have been in close contact with them quarantined in Shamsabad...

  • Second Test: Bizarre last session leaves Dubai Test in the balance

    DUBAI: Paceman Wahab Riaz took three wickets in a fiery spell but Sri Lanka were still in the driving seat after the third day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Sunday...

    Wahab dismissed Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal leg before for nought in the last over before close to give Pakistan a faint hope of upsetting the tables, but it will be an uphill task for their faltering batsmen to improve in the second innings...

  • 1st Test: Malik marks Test comeback in grand style

    ABU DHABI: Shoaib Malik hit a fighting hundred to cap an impressive return to Test cricket after five years as he led Pakistan's charge in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday...

    Malik was unbeaten on 124 for his third Test hundred -- his first against England -- to guide Pakistan to 286-4 at close on the opening day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium...

  • Unbeaten Rawalpindi qualify for U-19 Super-Six round

    KARACHI: Rawalpindi became the first side to qualify for the Super-Six stage of the PCB Inter-region Under-19 One-day Cricket Tournament when they beat Dera Murad Jamali by 39 runs in Sialkot on Monday to record their fourth consecutive victory in Group ‘B’...

    After being restricted to a modest total of 195 at the Jinnah Stadium with Shadab Khan making a run-a-ball 69 (seven boundaries), Rawalpindi bowled their opponents for 156 in 46...

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