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  • PM Khan breaks ground on new campus of Sialkot's 'first university'

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of a new campus of the Government College Women University in Sialkot...

    He said the United States had not been a superpower 100 years ago but it made rapid progress at the turn of the 20th century because the country started producing more university graduates than any other nation...

  • 41 killed in Istanbul airport bombings, Turkey's PM blames Islamic State

    ISTANBUL: A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport late Tuesday night killed at least 41 people, including 13 foreigners, and wounded 239 people, the city's governor confirmed as Turkey's prime minister said early signs pointed to an assault by the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    The attack prompted the suspension of all flights at the airport — one of Europe's busiest hubs...

  • Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author

    Swiss academic and Oxford University Professor Tariq Ramadan has denied rape allegations levelled against him by French activist and author Henda Ayari, Arab News reported on Sunday...

    Ramadan, a professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford University, is also the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna...

  • India-Pakistan border clashes: UN team visits Sialkot village to observe damages

    KARACHI: A three-member observer team of the United Nations (UN) visited the Working Boundary at Kundanpur village in Sialkot on Saturday to review damages caused by firing at the border, said a report published on Radio Pakistan...

    At least 11 civilians — eight Pakistanis and three Indians — were killed and several others wounded on Friday during an exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani border troops along the Line of Control...

  • Footballs made in Sialkot will represent Pakistan at 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov had recently confirmed that the balls to be used at this summer's spectacle — called Telstar 18 — will be manufactured in Pakistan...

    The announcement had come as little surprise as the footballs used at the tournament's last installment in 2014 were also supplied by manufacturers based in Sialkot — a city renowned world over for its thriving sports goods industry...

  • Riffatullah stars as Sialkot exit

    RAWALPINDI: Peshawar rode on a blazing innings from their old guard Riffatullah Mohmand to outgun Sialkot in the second semi-final of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup by five wickets at the Pindi Cricket Stadium late on Monday night...

    The six-time winners Sialkot had posted 169-7 after they were asked to bat under lights when Peshawar skipper Zohaib Khan had won the toss...

  • Protesters attack Law Minister Zahid Hamid's residence in Sialkot

    Law Minister Zahid Hamid's residence in Sialkot was attacked by supporters of Tehreek-i-Labaik and other religious parties, DawnNews reported on Saturday...

    Explore: Islamabad operation 'suspended' as thousands of violent protesters take over streetsThe attackers, that were more than 100 in number, vandalised and pelted stones at Hamid's house that is situated in Pasrur near Sialkot...

  • ATC grants 10-day physical remand of eight IS suspects arrested from Sialkot

    SIALKOT: An anti-terrorism court granted on Tuesday 10 days’ physical remand of eight suspects of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in different cases registered against them by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) under the Anti-Terrorism Act...

    The CTD personnel arrested the suspects from Sialkot region and seized weapons, explosives and laptops, as well as a large number of compact discs containing publicity material...

  • Iqbal Day events held in Sialkot

    SIALKOT: The 140th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal was observed with traditional zeal and zest here on Thursday at Iqbal Manzil, the birthplace of the poet-philosopher...

    Chairperson Sialkot District Council Hina Arshad Warraich and PTI stalwart Dr...

  • FIA arrests three suspects from Sialkot, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA / SIALKOT / QUETTA: Following the discovery of 15 bullet-riddled bodies by the Levies force in Balochistan’s Buleda tehsil on Wednesday morning, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided and arrested several human traffickers in Sialkot and Gujranwala districts on Thursday...

    Muhammad Tanveer from Mundair Khurd village of Sialkot district was picked up for his alleged involvement in human trafficking...

  • ‘Top brands procuring goods from Sialkot’

    SIALKOT: Almost 100 top international sports and leisurewear brands procure their products from the highly industrialised city of Sialkot, allowing the country to earn $2 billion foreign exchange annually, President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Zahid Latif Malik said on Wednesday...

    Addressing a meeting of exporters and trade bodies at the SCCI, Mr Malik said leading brands including Adidas, Nike, Select, Puma,...

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