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  • ‘Monal Restaurant violates lease agreement’

    ISLAMABAD: A subcommittee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to furnish a report by May 8 on violations of an agreement by the leaseholder of Monal Restaurant at Pir Sohawa...

    About the Monal Restaurant case, audit officials told the committee that the CDA had leased out the restaurant to a private party in 2006 for a period of 15 years at an annual rent of Rs3...

  • 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

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is planning to seal most of the city’s wedding marquees, saying that these establishments are operating in violation of rules and regulations...

    There are 77 marquees in Islamabad, according to the CDA, and only one holds a no-objection certificate Another’s case is in its final stages, while the remaining 75 are unauthorised...

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

    The entire sports industry is feeling the heat as the crisis unfolds and Pakistan’s biggest sporting event’s future has also been thrown into doubt...

    Covid-19 was wreaking havoc in China just before the start of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 season and under the looming threat of an outbreak in Pakistan, the show went on with a cloud of uncertainty that hovered over the tournament and PCB almost got over the line by managing to...

  • 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...

  • Islamabad welcomes Putin's offer to mediate between Pakistan and India

    The Foreign Office (FO) during a weekly briefing in Islamabad on Thursday welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to mediate between India and Pakistan...

    FO Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told the press that Pakistan had recently established high-level contact with Russia, adding that Pakistan welcomed Putin's offer to ease tensions between the two countries...

  • Move On Pakistan party chairman arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Move On Pakistan party, Muhammad Kamran, was arrested from a rest house in Islamabad's Aabpara area, police sources confirmed...

    A little-known political party, Move On Pakistan put up banners in 13 cities across the country earlier this month with its leaders urging Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif to impose martial law and form a government of technocrats...

  • Pakistan foreign secy invites Indian counterpart to Islamabad for dialogue on Kashmir

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry on Monday invited his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to Pakistan for dialogue on the Kashmir dispute, the Foreign Office (FO) said...

    Aizaz called on the Indian High Commissioner to Islamabad and handed over a letter addressed to Jaishankar highlighting the international obligations of Pakistan and India with regards to resolving the Kashmir dispute in accordance with United Nations...

  • Super Smith fires Islamabad United to Pakistan Super League title

    A fiery fifty from Dwayne Smith propelled Islamabad United to the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) title as Misbah-ul-Haq's side defeated Quetta Gladiators by six wickets in the final...

    Since the PSL was announced last September, the Pakistan Cricket Board sold five franchises for $93 million and attracted players from 11 different countries...

  • Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

    The 13th Economic Cooperation Organisation Summit will be held in Islamabad on Wednesday, reported the state-run radio service...

    Briefing the media persons in Islamabad on Saturday, Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said, "Most of the member states have already confirmed participation at Heads of State or Heads of Government level...

  • 'Feto a threat to Pakistan's security': Turkey's Erdogan rails against 'coup plotter' Gulen in Islamabad

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a joint press conference in Islamabad alongside Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday where he announced the Turkish government is determinedly taking on what he termed the Fethullah Terror Organisation (Feto)...

    Pakistan had earlier promised Turkey it would look into the affairs of the Pak-Turk education network that Ankara wanted shut down for its alleged links with Gulen...

  • ITF reaffirms decision to hold Pakistan-Iran Davis Cup tie in Islamabad

    LAHORE: In a landmark decision coming after 12 long years, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has allowed Pakistan to hold a Davis Cup tie - against Iran - in Islamabad during the month of February next year, thus rejecting the appeal of the visiting nation to change the venue from Pakistan on security grounds...

    “In a late night message from London, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) informed the President of the...

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