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  • FFC Sona Golf Club win

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: FFC Sona Golf Club, Goth Machi won the 17th FFC Invitational Sona Golf Tournament here with Multan Golf Club team being runners-up at the FFC Goth Machi, Sona Golf Course located near Sadiqabad...

    More than hundred men and women players and teams of various golf clubs of the country from Multan, Gujranwala, Sadiqabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Kepco power plant Dahirki, Fatima Fertilizer Company...

  • Senate body declares railways Golf Club deal shady

    LAHORE: The Senate Standing Committee on Railways on Monday declared that the Pakistan Railways (PR) deal with a private party pertaining to its Golf Club was by no means a transparent transaction and the contract should be revoked...

    Ironically, the committee members continued seeking for more than an hour record of railways submissions in the Supreme Court in the Golf Club case...

  • Committee requests SC for early verdict in Royal Palm Golf Club case

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Railways has filed an application with the Supreme Court, requesting it to take early decision in the Royal Palm Golf Club case...

    Railways Minister Saad Rafiq also attended the standing committee meeting and termed Pakistan Railways’ deal with Etisalat on Chaman land a wrong privatisation move...

  • Acacia golf club inaugurated in Malir

    KARACHI: In what can be termed as a landmark achievement in the metropolis, a state-of-the-art driving range of Acacia Country & Golf Club was inaugurated here the other day by Major General Shahzad Naeem Khan, HI (M), General Officer Commanding, 25 Mechanised Division, along with chairman World Group Mahmood Trunkwala in an impressive ceremony...

    The entire project, situated in the exceptional location at Malir Cantt adjacent to...

  • Bailable arrest warrants out for co-accused in golf club corruption reference

    ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday issued bailable arrest warrants for a co-accused in the Royal Palm Golf Club corruption reference...

    Former director general of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) retired Gen Javed Ashraf Qazi, who served as railways minister during the regime of military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf, retired Lt Gen Saeeduz Zafar, retired Maj Gen Hamid Hassan and retired Brig Akhtar Ali Baig were nominated...

  • PR has taken over Royal Palm Golf and Country Club, SC told

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Railways (PR) on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it had taken over the 141-acre Royal Palm Golf and Country Club in Lahore from Messrs Fergusson on July 7...

    In compliance with the apex court’s June 28 orders, the railways ministry has assumed the responsibility of the elite club...

  • Neighbourhood Club, Bounce Club win on opening day

    KARACHI: Hosts Neighbourhood Club and Bounce Club conjured up magnificent victories over their respective opponents on the opening day of Nasir Jamali memorial basketball tournament at the former floodlit court Clifton on Saturday...

    The pair of Shahmir and Muzammil guided Bounce Club get past Clifton Crossovers 42-17 in another one-sided fixture...

  • Bounce Club, Nishtar Club win basketball contests

    KARACHI: Bounce Club and Nishtar Club struggled to overcome Arambagh Club and Karsaz Club respectively on the opening day of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Ramazan Cup basketball tournament at Arambagh floodlit court on Monday night...

    After some ups and downs, Bounce Club carved out 43-39 point victory over Arambagh Club in extra time after both teams were locked 38-all in the regulation time...

  • Garden Club, Friends Club and City Sports win

    KARACHI: Garden Club, City Sports and Friends Club beat their respective rivals on Friday at the Abdul Razzak Arain Ramzan Night Rocball Tournament 2015 which is being played at the Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad...

    The event in which ten teams are competing is join­tly organized by Pakistan Rocball Federation and Sindh Rocball Association...

  • Video helps Japan’s Antlers reach Club World Club final

    OSAKA: Japan’s Kashima Antlers shocked South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Club World Cup final, helped by a controversial first-ever penalty awarded by video referee...

    The Antlers, who become the Japanese team to reach the final, face either Ronaldo’s Real Madrid or, in the event of a seismic shock, Mexico’s Club America for the title of the world’s best team on Sunday...

  • Hit for six, Pakistan homes in on revival

    He has had many proud moments, but the excitement he is feeling at the start of the short five-match series against Zimbabwe — that brings international cricket to Pakistan after six years — is “without parallel”...

    “I’m lucky that I’m around to greet a [Test-playing] team in Pakistan,” Bashir, in his 80s, tells Dawn as he stands pondering over the wickets he has prepared for the series...

  • Pakistan’s ‘quake-resistant’ straw homes

    Her life will never be the same again, but she was lucky to get a new house in 2013 built from straw bale by Pakistan Straw Bale and Appropriate Building (PAKSBAB), a non-profit organisation, on the outskirts of Rawalpindi...

    Pakistan is one of the most vulnerable countries to earthquakes, with over 215 earthquakes in 2015 alone, according to Earthquake Track...

  • Pakistan facing shortage of 11m homes, says minister

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is facing a shortage of 11 million homes, the minister for housing and works told a Senate standing committee on Thursday...

    During a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Housing and Works, Housing Minister Tariq Bashir Cheema said the government is working to execute the Naya Pakistan Housing project to construct five million homes on directions from Prime Minister Imran Khan...

  • Virus pushes Pakistan's transgender dancers out of their homes

    Before the virus shutdown, dancer Adnan Ali had carved out a comfortable living performing at parties for newlyweds and newborns, avoiding the financial hardship faced by many in Pakistan's transgender community...

    "I want to return to a routine again, to dance again and to do something good in my life," said Ali, sitting barefoot on the steps of the house in Pakistan's capital...

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