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  • PSA gives go ahead to international squash events in Lahore, Karachi

    KARACHI: After the doors have been opened for foreign hockey and cricket team’s visit to Pakistan after nine long years recently, good fortunes have come squash’s way too as the Professional Squash Association (PSA) has also given a go ahead to the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) to play hosts to unlimited number of tournaments at Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad after meeting certain conditions, it emerged on Sunday...

    The embargo was...

  • Lahore to stage international squash next month

    LAHORE: FMC International Men’s Squash Championship will be staged at the Punjab Squash Complex here from Oct 12...

    It is expected some international players would compete since some of top 24 belonging from Egypt, Malaysia, England, France, Hong Kong, Germany and Ireland have confirmed their participation...

  • First international PNDS conference on non-communicable diseases begins in Lahore

    The first Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) International Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) began in Lahore on Friday, with the theme 4x4: Four NCDs & four shared modified risk factors...

    The conference, organised and hosted by the PNDS in collaboration with The Nutrition Society United Kingdom and Ireland, is being attended by medical practitioners and experts from Pakistan as well as those representing...

  • Amnesty International says every person in Lahore at risk due to smog, urges 'urgent action'

    Amnesty International on Friday issued an "urgent action" warning for the hazardous smog that has been engulfing Lahore, saying every resident of the city is at risk due to the poor air quality...

    The unprecedented step is aimed at mobilising supporters around the world to campaign on behalf of Lahore's population to seek relief from the authorities, the NGO said in a press release...

  • Cabinet committee gives go-ahead for sale of Services International Hotel in Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP) on Thursday gave the Privatisation Commission (PC) the go-ahead to proceed with the sale of Services International Hotel (SIH) property in Lahore...

    The PC had presented a summary regarding the approval of the reserve price for the privatisation of SIH which is centrally located in Upper Mall Lahore and spread over an area of more than 15 kanals...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Lucky to play international cricket again: Mohammad Amir

    The other two culprits in the same offence — Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif — are still waiting for their returns to international cricket despite their five-year bans being lifted last year...

    Amir has played One-Day internationals and Twenty20 Internationals since his ban was lifted on Sept 3 last year, but his return to Test cricket will be at the same Lord's ground where the doors of international cricket were shut on him in...

  • Messi retires from international football

    EAST RUTHERFORD: Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football here Sunday after Argentina crashed to an upset defeat against Chile in the final of the Copa America...

    ”Know more: Clues to weary Messi's shocking retirement from international footballMessi’s dramatic announcement followed Argentina’s third loss in a major final since 2014...

  • Clues to weary Messi's shocking retirement from international football

    EAST RUTHERFORD: Lionel Messi's retirement from international football may have come as a shock to his many admirers but in hindsight there were plenty of clues that the Argentina superstar might call time on his career with the 'Albiceleste' sooner rather than later...

    Though the majority of Argentinian fans remain squarely in Messi's corner, his critics invariably contrast his success with Barcelona with his inability to lead...

  • ‘PCB bio-mechanics lab meets international standards’

    LAHORE: The head of Pakistan Cricket Board’s bio-mechanics laboratory, Prof Awais says that the facility meets all the required international standards to get accreditation with the International Cricket Council (ICC)...

    “According to our record, it is an international standard facility which fulfills all the laid down criteria to get affiliated with the ICC which can send its experts to check its necessary protocols,” Awais told APP...

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