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  • Lawrence College celebrates 155th founding day

    MURREE: Lawrence College Ghora Gali held an event to mark its 155th founding day on Saturday...

    Addressing to the participants of the ceremony, the GOC said education was key to progress and development of a nation and could ensure a respectable place for Pakistan among the comity of the nations...

  • Late Lawrence strike sees Jamaica stun Mexico

    PASADENA (California): After Kemar Lawrence ripped an exquisite shot over Mexico’s five-man wall and into the top corner for one of the biggest goals in Jamaican football history, the defender hushed his team-mates and refused to celebrate...

    Lawrence scored on a clutch 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute, and Jamaica advanced to the final with a 1-0 upset victory over Mexico on Sunday night...

  • Chartered accountants

    I WANT to bring to the notice of the public the plight of young men and women who want to become chartered accountants by qualifying for the membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)...

    The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has given a ruling in this respect for violation of anti-monopoly laws...

  • Three chartered flights to take 560 US citizens home

    RAWALPINDI: The government has granted permission to the US embassy to arrange three chartered flights to repatriate diplomats and other American nationals from Pakistan...

    As many as 560 diplomats and other American citizens are expected to be repatriated via the three chartered flights...

  • 279 US citizens flown home aboard chartered flight

    RAWALPINDI: One of the three chartered flights arranged by the US embassy to repatriate diplomats and other American nationals from Pakistan took off for Washington from the Islamabad International Airport on Friday with 279 passengers on board...

    The US embassy had sought permission from Pakistani authorities to operate three chartered flights — two from Islamabad and one from Karachi — to repatriate American nationals stranded in...

  • Chartered flights to take stranded UK citizens home from next week

    LONDON: The British government has decided to arrange flights on charter to repatriate stranded British citizens in Pakistan as calls for quick action amid the Covid-19 pandemic intensify...

    British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner on Thursday said that chartered flight operations would begin from Pakistan next week, with “at least five daily flights from Islamabad and three from Lahore”...

  • US, UK to operate 16 chartered flights to bring nationals back

    RAWALPINDI: The United States of America and the United Kingdom will repatriate its citizens from Pakistan via 16 chartered flights, while the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started its daily relief flights from Lahore and Islamabad for three cities of the UK offering discounted fare...

    According to sources, the United States will operate six chartered flights to repatriate its more than 2,200 citizens from Islamabad and...

  • Chartered flights to bring Pakistanis from US

    RAWALPINDI: The government is arranging chartered flig­hts for repatriation of Pakistanis stranded in the United States in collaboration with the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

    However, the flights’ dates, cities of origin and destinations in Pakistan will be announced in due course...

  • Chen to face Lee in final

    WUHAN (China): World number one Chen Long of China eased past compatriot Tian Houwei at the semi-finals of the Asian Badminton Championship on Saturday, setting up a meet with Malaysian rival Lee Chong Wei in the final...

    Chen beat Tian 21-14, 21-16 in a quarter-final match in the central city of Wuhan, forcing his way through to compete for the men’s singles crown on Sunday...

  • Lee in top form as Chen begins title defence

    Zwiebler, who is close friends with Lee, said the Malaysian had clearly returned to former glory during his eight-month hiatus and was the “best player” in the field to take on the Chinese juggernauts Chen Long and Lin Dan...

    World number one Chen’s bid to defend his world crown got off to a strong start Wednesday, as he dismissed Estonia’s Raul Must 21-15, 21-7...

  • Chen pushed to the brink by Axelsen in Jakarta

    JAKARTA: Chen Long fought off a stubborn Viktor Axelsen at the world championships on Friday, with the plucky Dane pushing the top seed to the limit in an epic quarter-final showdown in Jakarta...

    Chen claimed the first game but the seventh-seeded Axelsen put up a dogged defence in the second, dragging the contest beyond an hour before succumbing 21-18, 30-29...

  • Imperious Chen, Marin retain world titles

    China’s Chen Long produced a fitting display for a top seed to claim a second straight world title with a pulsating 21-14, 21-17 victory against Malaysian nearly-man Lee Chong Wei while women’s world number one Carolina Marin of Spain beat India’s Saina Nehwal 21-16, 21-19...

    CHEN Long of China throws his racquet in celebration following his victory over Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei on Sunday...

  • Chen cruises in Dubai

    DUBAI: World champion Chen Long began his defence of the title at the Super Series Finals here on Wednesday with a composed and versatile performance in a 21-13, 21-13 victory over Chinese team-mate, Tian Houwei...

    Results (group stages):Men’s singles:Group ‘A’: Jan Jorgensen (DEN) bt Hu Yun (HKG) 21-10, 23-21; Chen Long (CHN) bt Tian Houwei (CHN) 21-13, 21-13...

  • Chen inflicts heartache on Lee

    RIO DE JANEIRO: China’s Chen Long inflicted more Olympic heartache on Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei with a straight games win for gold in the men’s badminton singles final on Saturday...

    Chen took both games 21-18 to consign Lee to a third consecutive defeat in an Olympic Games final...

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