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    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Standard & Poor’s sees stable economic, fiscal outlook for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Disregarding prevailing political uncertainty, Standard & Poor’s affirmed on Monday Pakistan’s stable economic and fiscal outlook for the short and long terms with a downward expectation on the external-sector performance...

    In doing so, the New York-based rating agency maintained its ‘B’ long-term and short-term sovereign rating on Pakistan and also on senior, unsecured debt and sukuk...

  • Pakistan Hockey League to boost standard of game: PHF

    ISLAMABAD: In a bid to lift the standard of national hockey, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to organise the Pakistan Hockey League in October-November this year...

    Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, PHF president retired Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior said that the federation will organise the league on the pattern of Pakistan Super League (PSL) which was staged in February...

  • Duminy impressed with PSL standard, agrees to visit Pakistan for play-offs

    South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy confirmed on Wednesday that he will be visiting Pakistan with Islamabad United for the upcoming Pakistan Super League 2018 playoffs and final...

    The Proteas batsman had earlier said there was only 'a bit of chance' of him being on a Pakistan-bound flight but has since made up his mind, telling DawnNewsTV: "I will be coming to Pakistan with the Islamabad United squad to for the play-offs and the final...

  • CCI decides to constitute National Task Force on Education Standard

    In order to resolve issues relating to EOBI and Workers Welfare Fund in post 18th Constitutional Amendment scenario, the CCI meeting decided to constitute a sub-committee comprising federal minister for overseas Pakistan and human resource development, special assistant to prime minister on law, special assistant to prime minister on revenue, provincial labour ministers, finance secretary, provincial labour secretaries and secretary ministry...

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