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  • PTA directed to act against promotional calls, messages

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to take action on complaints against unwarranted promotional text messages and calls...

    The judge observed that mobile phone users frequently complained about receiving promotional text messages from water tank cleaning service providers daily from multiple numbers...

  • Drap to audit pharmas' expenses on promotional activities

    LAHORE: The Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (Drap) has asked all pharmaceutical companies to submit their expenditure data regarding promotional activities, including sampling, for the last two years (from 2017 to 2019)...

    As per Rule 33 (related to registration, licencing and advertisement) of the Drugs Act 1976, no pharmaceutical company should spend more than five per cent of its turnover on advertisement, sampling to doctors...

  • Bournemouth offers free ride to supporters for match against Man United

    LONDON: Bournemouth announced on Monday that they have offered free coach travel to supporters travelling to Old Trafford for Tuesday's rearranged final Premier League game against Manchester United...

    United have offered a refund to all fans who were in attendance and a free ticket for the rescheduled game and Bournemouth have followed suit by meeting the cost of the 500-mile (805-kilometre) round trip...

  • Karachi United join Army in quarters, Bhatti United win shootout

    KARACHI: At the start of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Cup, Karachi United’s aim was to get through to the final round from the qualifying round...

    Second-division United booked their place in the quarter-finals of the PFF Cup on Saturday with a nerve-raking 3-2 victory over fellow Pakistan Football Federation League (PFFL) side Saif Textiles on Saturday to secure second place in Group ‘A’ behind Pakistan Army...

  • Master Ayub's outdoor school offers hope to Islamabad's poor

    In the corner of a pristine park in an upmarket district of Islamabad, an open-air classroom run by an ageing rescue-worker offers a beacon of hope to the city's poorest...

    With its wide boulevards arranged in a grid, stunning views of the Margalla hills and impressive monuments, Islamabad was a world away from the young man's hometown...

  • Rumman Raees appointed Islamabad United vice captain

    Pakistan pacer Rumman Raees has been appointed Islamabad United vice captain for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), franchise owner Ali Naqvi announced on Saturday...

    Former Pakistan spin maestro Saeed Ajmal, who has been part of the franchise for the past two seasons, has now been appointed United’s spin bowling coach for PSL3, Naqvi said at a press conference in Lahore...

  • Waqar Younis to be Islamabad United's bowling coach in PSL 3

    Waqar Younis, former head coach for the national team, has joined the ranks of Islamabad United as their bowling coach and United's director cricket for the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third instalment, the franchise announced on Thursday...

    While discussing the appointment, Ali Naqvi, owner of Islamabad United, said: "I think that in Waqar we have found the ideal man for these roles...

  • Waqar joins Islamabad United as bowling coach, director cricket

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis was on Thursday announced as Islamabad United’s bowling coach for the third edition of HBL Pakistan Super League, while the former national team skipper will also be the franchise’s director cricket...

    Waqar will join Islamabad United for his first role in the PSL...

  • Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by seven wickets

    SHARJAH: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s 39-ball 51 lead Quetta Gladiators innings as they chase down a target of 117 runs set by Islamabad United on a batting-friendly Sharjah Cricket Stadium pitch on Thursday...

    1 overs, with Sarfraz taking up the responsibility on his shoulders after United’s pace spearhead Andre Russell made inroads earlier in the innings by taking two wickets in quick succession...

  • Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings by five wickets

    SHARJAH: Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings by five wickets in the 16th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday...

    United skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (38) established a crucial 63-run stand for the fourth wicket with Khalid Latif (33) to recover his side after losing three early wickets...

  • Islamabad United send Lahore Qalandars packing

    DUBAI: Islamabad United denied Lahore Qalandars a place in the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) play-offs, eliminating Azhar Ali’s men from the competition following a five-wicket win at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday night...

    Brad Haddin scored 54 and captain Misbah-ul-Haq finished with an unbeaten 38 as United hunted down Qalandars; 150-5 with five wickets and six balls to spare...

  • Ton-up Sharjeel propels Islamabad United into PSL final

    DUBAI: It was the old tale of ecstasy and despair in the final qualifier game as Sharjeel Khan struck a blazing century to help Islamabad United send favourites Peshawar Zalmi crashing out of the HBL Pakistan Super League on Sunday...

    Islamabad got just the impetus it needed at the start after being put in to bat...

  • Islamabad United lift PSL trophy

    ISLAMABAD United lifted the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) trophy in Dubai on Tuesday night after a clinical six-wicket victory over Quetta Gladiators...

    Islamabad United had to play two play-offs before qualifying for the final while Quetta Gladiators had reached the final after winning their lone playoff...

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