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  • Highlanders Academy win Neymar Jr’s Five Islamabad leg

    LAHORE: In a nail-biting final Highlanders Academy edged out Silver 3-2 as the fourth and final slot for the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five national final was decided at Islamabad’s Total Football Club...

    Highlanders Academy now joins Karachi’s Steel Town FC2, Lahore’s Fantastic Five and Peshawar’s Ghosts FC in the national finals that are also going to be staged in Islamabad in April...

  • Amir to build boxing academy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Britain-born Pakistani boxer Amir Khan on Wednesday expressed resolve to establish a boxing academy in Islamabad in the next few months...

    Speaking briefly to media-persons here at the Sports Complex, Amir said that the paper work for the project is being completed and he will soon launch a boxing academy in the capital for the talented young boxers of Pakistan...

  • Islamabad can play role for peace in Afghanistan, notes US

    ISLAMABAD: United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells on Tuesday departed after completing a rather long seven-day trip to Pakistan emphasising the role Pakistan can play for peace in Afghanistan in partnership with the US...

    Ms Wells visited Pakistan from March 28 to April 3 touring Islamabad and Karachi...

  • Saeed Ajmal allowed to reopen academy

    FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), following intervention of the Punjab government, has allowed senior Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal to reopen his cricket academy set up on the university land...

    Last Thursday, the UAF administration had issued a notification, which read: “The syndicate at its meeting held on Aug 29 last, keeping in view the security concerns and directive of the worthy governor/chancellor...

  • Harassment, rape allegations against notable cultural icon rattle Nobel literature academy

    The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, has been rattled by a sex scandal as several members, their wives and daughters accused an influential person with close ties to the prestigious institution of assault...

    Married to a writer with “close links to the Swedish Academy”, the man runs a cultural club showcasing exhibitions, readings and performances by both the cultural elite and hopefuls, including Nobel...

  • Academy considers expelling disgraced Harvey Weinstein

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was in emergency session on Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations...

    The academy, which organises the Oscars, issued a statement describing the nature of the allegations as “repugnant, abhorrent, and antithetical” to its standards ahead of the meeting of its 54-member board of governors...

  • Commander Jordanian Air Force visits PAC Kamra, PAF Academy Risalpur

    ISLAMABAD: Commander Royal Jordanian Air Force Major General Mansour Salim Al-Jobour visited Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy Risalpur on Tuesday...

    Later on, the delegation also visited Pakistan Air Force Academy, Risalpur, where it was received by Air Vice Marshal Asim Zaheer, Air Officer Commanding PAF Academy Risalpur...

  • Romania targets ‘academy of criminals’ network

    BUCHAREST: Romanian authorities arrested 26 people on Thursday over links to the so-called academy of criminals, a network suspected of robbing jewellery stores across Europe, anti-mafia prosecutors said...

    The academy is suspected of robbing jewellery stores in Britain, France, Germany and Belgium, making off with a booty valued at a total of 10 million euros ($10...

  • Dar Academy win in Holland

    LAHORE: Dar Hockey Academy, Lahore beat MOP Club, Vught Holland 4-0 in the first match of their tour, according to a report received from Holland...

    This is academy’s fourth tour of Europe since 2010...

  • MNA’s proposal for ‘optimum use’ of LG academy assets

    GUJRAT: A proposal by a local lawmaker regarding setting up a community development college at Lalamusa, using the under-utilised infrastructure of local government academy is being worked out by departments concerned, sources told Dawn on Sunday...

    Currently, the academy is offering only a few certificate courses having little relevance with the job market...

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