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    National Games 2013 Pakistan Badminton News

  • ‘Pakistan have the talent to make badminton quarters at CW Games’

    LAHORE: Pakistan Badminton Federation’s secretary Wajid Ali said here on Monday that while both Pakistan and India are in the same pool ‘A’ at the Commonwealth Games badminton event, the national team’s chances of qualifying for the quarterfinals are quite bright...

    Wajid, who had the honour of being the national champion from 2000 to 2008, told Dawn that a strong team comprising two men and two women has been picked on their best...

  • National Badminton from Aug 4

    LAHORE: The National Badminton Championships will be held at the Punjab University Gymnasium Hall, New Campus here from Aug 4 to 9...

    The Punjab Badminton Association on behalf of the Pakistan Badminton Federation is organising the championships...

  • NBP, Wapda claim team titles at National Badminton

    LAHORE: While National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) clinched men’s team title beating Wapda in the final 3-2, Wapda avenged seizing the women’s title as they defeated NBP by identical margin in the final at the National Badminton Championships here on Thursday...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • Tech games: Decoding fun and games

    Anyone who’s been obsessed with video games has fantasised about developing their own award winning title at some point in their lives...

    This is partially because in Pakistan, many computer science programmes follow rigid teaching methods taught by professors stuck in a frustratingly archaic style, while the field of video game development itself is not taken as seriously as it should...

  • Foreign tourists to Pakistan more than triple since 2013

    As terrorism recedes in Pakistan, tourism appears to be on the rise, with more than thrice the number of international tourists travelling to the country in 2016 as compared to just three years ago, Bloomberg reported...

    Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) data showed that international tourists have more than tripled since 2013 to 1...

  • 122 ‘sectarian incidents’ took place in Pakistan since 2013, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly has been informed that 122 sectarian incidents have taken place all over the country since June 2013 and 10 banned organisations have claimed responsibility, or found involved during investigations, of 91 of them...

    According to a written reply to a question by MNA Saman Sultana Jafri of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal states that 56 sectarian incidents took place in Punjab,...

  • Pakistan enjoy satisfying day in international badminton event

    ISLAMABAD: Home players Anjum Bashir, Shoaib Riaz, Awais Zahid, Murad Ali, Amir Saeed were among early winners in the On the opening day of Pakistan International Series Badminton Tournament that stared at the Pakistan Sports Board’s Liaquat Gymnasium here on Thursday ...

    Speaking briefing on the occasion, Pirzada welcomed the overseas players to Pakistan, while saying: “The participation of foreign badminton here proves again that...

  • Pakistan to host Chinese badminton team

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan will host Chinese badminton team for a five-match series in October-November this year at the Jinnah Sports Complex in Islamabad...

    This was stated by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Badminton Association secretary and associate secretary of the Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) Haji Amjad Khan who was addressing at the inaugural ceremony of the fourth NBP Ranking Badminton Championship, which started here at Tariq Wadood...

  • Home News NZ to hold national remembrance for Christchurch next Friday

    New Zealand will hold a national remembrance service for victims of the Christchurch massacre on March 29, the government announced on Sunday, as the country grieves over a tragedy that shocked the world...

    "The national remembrance service provides an opportunity for Cantabrians (Christchurch-area residents), New Zealanders and people all around the world to come together as one to honour the victims of the terrorist attack," Prime...

  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

    Sato covered Tokyo assembly elections for the broadcaster in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month...

  • ECP rejects PTI claim of manipulation of 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan rejected on Wednesday Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s claim that the 2013 general elections were systematically manipulated or influenced by design...

    In a report submitted to the Judicial Commission investigating alleged rigging in the last elections, the ECP argued that on an overall basis the election results of both the national and provincial assemblies were “a true and fair reflection”...

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