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  • UK govt confirms Birmingham bid for 2022 CWG

    LONDON: Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games will be submitted on Saturday after the British government gave the green light...

    Karen Bradley, the secretary of state for culture, media and sport, said Birmingham could count on full official backing...

  • Mladenovic downs top seed Halep in Birmingham

    BIRMINGHAM: Kristina Mladenovic, only the third best French player and ranked outside the top 40, ousted top seed Simona Halep to reach the Birmingham semi-finals on Friday...

    She needed two successful video reviews in the third game of the final set to overturn decisions which would otherwise have cost her a service game...

  • Birmingham confirmed as 2022 Commonwealth Games host city

    BIRMINGHAM: The English city of Birmingham was picked on Thursday as the replacement host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, nine months after the South African city of Durban was stripped of the multisport event because of financial difficulties...

    Birmingham was the only city to submit a bid by the Com­monwealth Games Federation’s deadline of the end of September...

  • ICC bids for women’s T20 at Birmingham Games

    DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has submitted a bid for the inclusion of women’s Twenty20 in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the governing body said on Monday...

    ”Birmingham is the perfect place to launch this partnership as 23 percent of its residents have links to cricket-playing nations outside the United Kingdom, Richardson said...

  • Meeting reviews development agenda

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday stressed the importance of translating the global Post-2015 Development Agenda into well-calibrated national targets...

    The adviser stated this while chairing an inter-ministerial meeting held at the Foreign Office to review the country’s preparations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda set to be adopted during the 70th Session of the United Nations...
  • CM reviews progress on Sahiwal coal power projects

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the two coal power projects are being set up in Sahiwal to generate 1,320MW electricity from them...

    He said the setting up of the thermal engineering department in Engineering University Lahore should also be considered...

  • BBC reviews staff pay over gender gap

    LONDON: The BBC is reviewing employee pay after it was forced to reveal that male stars were paid far more than their female counterparts, damaging the British public broadcaster’s image and angering women employees...

    “These are difficult and often deep-rooted challenges, and they are not unique to the BBC, but I see this as a moment of real opportunity for us,” Director General Tony Hall said in a speech on Wednesday
  • Sindh apex committee reviews implementation of National Action Plan

    KARACHI: The Sindh apex committee meeting on Thursday, chaired by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, reviewed the implementation of decisions taken earlier regarding the ongoing security operation in Karachi and the National Action Plan (NAP)...

    Director General (DG) Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar briefed the committee on the ongoing security operation in the metropolis
  • CM reviews law, order situation

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting at the Arfa Karim Software Technology Park on Thursday which reviewed an overall law and order situation and security arrangements...

    He said a pilot project for the computerisation of 10 police stations of Lahore would be extended to all police stations in Punjab in phases...

  • CM reviews rural roads project

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday reviewed progress on Khadim-i-Punjab Rural Roads Programme through a video link in modern conferencing room at Punjab Information Technology Board situated at Arfa Karim Software Technology Park...

  • Aseefa reviews Lyari’s sanitation issues amid tight security

    KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, the younger sister of PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, on Monday visited the party’s traditional stronghold, Lyari, where she reviewed sanitation issues, mingled with women and bought flags and souvenirs for children in connection with Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day celebrations...

    Wearing grey shalwar suit, the daughter of slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto visited various neighbourhoods of Lyari...
  • Civil-military huddle reviews Muharram security arrangements for Karachi

    Law enforcement authorities from civil and military institutions on Tuesday participated in a high-level meeting held at the Corps Headquarters Karachi to review security arrangements for the month of Muharram, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    "Security should be tightened around places of worship, majalis and along the streets where mourning processions will be carried out," the statement quoted Corps...
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