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  • India faces ICC sanction over ‘poor’ track at Nagpur

    NEW DELHI: Indian cricket authorities face a fine of up to $15,000 after the pitch used for the spin-dominated third Test between India and South Africa in Nagpur was rated as “poor” by match referee Jeff Crowe, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday...

    The Nagpur pitch offered prodigious turn from day one, prompting Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell to call it “diabolical”, while former Australia opener Matthew...

  • 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

    Earlier, Rabindranath Tagore’s father had set up the famous Shantiniketan, a spiritual centre in West Bengal that is now a full-fledged university town...

    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...

    ”The total number of churches burned in Shanti Nagar alone — 13; number of schools and colleges burned — 3; the number of houses burned — 775; and shops burned down in Civil Lines, Khanewal — 10...

  • 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...

  • PM to lay foundation of Hyderabad University next month, says governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muham­mad Zubair has announced that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lay the foundation stone of the federal government-funded University of Hyder­abad next month and the funding for the Karachi Development Package, com­­mitted by the PM, would start within the next 10 days...

    The governor was speaking at a programme held at the Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) here on Friday to distribute 172...

  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • Karachi University student, brother 'picked up' from house near varsity

    Less than two months after a Karachi University student was 'kidnapped' from the campus, another student of the varsity and his younger brother have been 'picked up' from their residence, a friend and a rights group said on Thursday...

    They were picked up from their house in Maddu Goth, located just off of University Road, near the Metro Cash and Carry store, a family friend of the abducted men told Dawn...

  • PM reviews progress to convert PM House into university

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday chaired a meeting to monitor the progress on converting the Prime Minister House into university and directed to constitute a committee, headed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman, to review the draft charter of the proposed university, Radio Pakistan reported...

    It also approved constitution of separate committees for evaluation of the draft charter for the university and selection...

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