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  • Daren Sammy 'truly honoured' to receive Nishan-e-Pakistan

    West Indian cricketer and Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy tweeted on Sunday that he is "truly honoured" to be given Nishan-e-Pakistan — the country's highest civil award...

    He also thanked Pakistan for the "love that you have shown us", adding that "they [the foreign players] only wanted Pakistanis to "experience cricket at home"...

  • Parents seek Nishan-i-Haider, justice for slain APS students

    Asked about their major demands, Ajoon Khan said: “We have two demands – Nishan-e-Haider for our children and fixing the responsibility for the security lapse and punishment to the guilty”...

    Talking to Dawn, one of the parents recalled that soon after the APS attack the Peshawar corps commander had pledged in a meeting with them that Nishan-i-Haider or an equivalent to it would be awarded to their children for laying down their...

  • Nishan-i-Imtiaz

    ISLAMABAD: On the recommendation of the prime minister, President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the Nishan-i-Imtiaz award for Dr Ishrat Husain, former governor of the SBP, in recognition of his services in education, finance and social reforms...

  • Turkish armed forces commander awarded Nishan-i-Imtiaz

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) on Turkish Land Forces Commander Gen Salih Zeki Colak at a special investiture ceremony held at the Aiwan-i-Sadr on Wednesday...

    The ceremony was attended by Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif, the defence secretary, Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan and high officials...

  • Nishan-i-Imtiaz conferred on CJCSC, army chief

    ISLAMABAD: Presi­dent Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) on the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, at a special investiture ceremony held at the Aiwan-i-Sadr...

  • 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... ...

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