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  • African team bags Cavendish as marquee signing

    PARIS: British former world champion cyclist Mark Cavendish is joining the MTN-Qhubeka team, it said on Tuesday, moving to raise its international profile further after this year becoming the first outfit from Africa to win a Tour de France stage...

    Cavendish, a charismatic and at times nervy rider who took the green jersey as the Tour’s leading sprinter in 2011, has 26 stage wins to his name
  • CDA issuing final notices to wedding marquee owners

    75 out of capital’s 77 marquees operating without NOCs, 45 issued final notices on WednesdayThe CDA’s building control section has started the process of issuing final notices to marquee owners, telling them to shut down their businesses or face action by the authority...

    The notice reads: “You were directed to get your establishment of marquee regularized and public notices were also issued...

  • Coronavirus and the future of PSL V’s marquee games

    Vociferous crowds thronged the stadiums in Karachi, Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi to witness several epic battles and made the event a roaring success...

    PCB would be hoping to stage the marquee clashes once the situation gets under control to avoid financial repercussions in the form of ticket sales losses that account for about Rs200 million and the hit from sponsorships...

  • Bridegroom, guests held for holding wedding at marquee

    FAISALABAD: The district administration has got arrested a bridegroom and about a dozen guests on charges of arranging a wedding ceremony at a marquee on Canal Road despite a ban by the Punjab government...

    On a tip-off, City Assistant Commissioner Umer Maqbool raided the Royal Marquee on Monday night on Canal Road where the wedding ceremony of Naveed Akram was under way...

  • Protest as robbers kill man in Saddar Bazaar

    LAHORE: A large number of people staged a protest demonstration against the North Cantonment police after a young man was killed while another injured resisting a robbery bid in Saddar Bazaar on Monday...

    They were fleeing with the snatched valuables when a local youth, Faheem, 22, of Saddar Bazaar and a nearby catering shop worker Aslam tried to overpower them...

  • Shopping mall, five star hotel to be built in Saddar

    RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has called expressions of interest for the construction of a shopping mall and a five star hotel where the more than a century old Odeon Cinema, Cantonment Library and Shah Baloot Park are on The Mall...

    The cinema, library and park were established to provide educational and recreational facilities to the residents of Rawalpindi Cantonment...

  • Note Book: Changing face of Saddar

    But there is one area in the former capital that, despite having much historical value, is fast deteriorating: Saddar...

    A trip to Saddar is like a trip down memory lane; old streets, old shops and sometimes even old vendors in front of very old buildings...

  • Policeman killed, another wounded in Saddar attack

    KARACHI: A policeman was killed and another wounded in an armed attack in the Saddar area on Tuesday, officials said...

    ”He said the victim policemen were posted at the Garden headquarters and were deputed in the Saddar area a few days ago on security duty that included assistance to the traffic police and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation staff in their anti-encroachment operation in parts of Saddar...

  • Sikhs to get land for temple in Clifton or Saddar

    According to ETPB chairman Siddiqul Farooq, three areas — Clifton, Cantonment and Saddar — are being considered for a Sikh temple...

    After having discussed it for the past one year, both parties agreed upon Clifton or Saddar for the probable construction site...

  • Footwear stores replace historical cafés of Peshawar Saddar

    PESHAWAR: Saddar Road, the main street of Peshawar Cantonment, has lost over the past few years three historical cafés, frequented by a large number of people...

    Labour leader Agha Bakhtiar Ali, who witnessed the heydays of the cafés in both cantonment and city area, said that Saddar Road cafés were centres of the cultural life of Peshawar...

  • 11 ‘sealed’ shops robbed in Saddar, Boulton Market

    KARACHI: Eleven shops in Saddar and Boulton Market were found robbed on Monday when traders came to open them as their locks were broken despite being sealed by the police authorities for Muharram security, traders said...

    Jinnah Road and three others in Saddar were robbed despite heavy deployment of law enforcers in the area until Saturday evening...

  • Three-week drive against Saddar encroachments to begin soon in Karachi

    KARACHI: City and municipal administration have decided to remove all encroachments in Saddar within three weeks and an anti-encroachment task force consisting of officers from different institutions will be notified in two days to launch the operation, it emerged on Saturday...

    Official sources told Dawn that a high-level meeting, presided over by Mayor Wasim Akhtar was held at the office of the city commissioner to chalk out a...

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