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  • No 'circus', 'neelam ghar' to be allowed on TV this Ramazan: IHC

    No 'circus' or neelam ghar will be allowed to be broadcast on TV this Ramazan, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui said on Tuesday while hearing a case concerning the implementation of the broadcast regulator's code of conduct for Ramazan transmissions and morning shows on television...

    A Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) representative present for the hearing submitted the watchdog's...

  • Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

    LAS VEGAS: Miss Colombia was wrongly named Miss Universe in a dramatic mix-up in front of a global television audience of millions on Sunday, before the rightful winner Miss Philippines was finally handed the glittering crown...

    The pageant’s host, US comedian Steve Harvey, misread his cue card and initially announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, had triumphed...

  • Blooper? Jazba-e-Junoon was bigger than Dil Dil Pakistan, says Salman Ahmed

    Could you choose between 'Dil Dil Pakistan' and 'Jazba-e-Junoon'?Should you have to?It may have never occurred to fans of Pakistani pop and rock music to play favourites with the two definitive anthems of the '80s-'90s era, but Junoon founder Salman Ahmed teased the debate in a near-sacrilegious statement to the BBC: "...

    'Jazba Junoon' became bigger than 'Dil Dil Pakistan'...

  • Shahbaz Ahmed: ‘Even 18 Olympians cannot prevent Pakistan from losing’

    Record four-time World Cup winners, Pakistan, will not be a part of the Rio Olympics next year and the state of turmoil the national game finds itself in is largely due to corruption and political interference...

    The investigation committee set up by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, who is the patron in chief of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), dismissed former president Akhtar Rasool and secretary Rana Mujahid...

  • Full circle: Ahmed Shehzad returns to Pakistan’s World T20 squad

    In a dramatic turn of events opener Ahmed Shehzad returned to the Pakistan squad for the upcoming World T20 on Monday after being dropped for inconsistency less than a month ago...

    Khurram Manzoor replaced Shehzad when the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the squads for the recently concluded Asia Cup and World T20 on February 10...

  • Salman Ahmed: Mr Musclemania remains an unknown hero in Pakistan

    LAHORE: Salman Ahmed was alone in the crowd when he became the first Pakistani to win the Musclemania world bodybuilding title in Las Vegas last year, unable to afford an entourage of managers, coaches, promoters like his fellow competitors...

    Now the 25-year-old is back in Pakistan and facing a choice: with no financial support from the government of his cricket-obsessed country and potential sponsors made skittish by its security...

  • Sarfraz Ahmed appointed new Pakistan T20 captain

    ISLAMABAD: Wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed has replaced Shahid Afridi as captain of Pakistan's Twenty20 team...

    Afridi quit as captain after Pakistan lost three of its four group matches at the World Twenty20 tournament in India, but said he wanted to continue playing the shortest format of international cricket...

  • Ijaz Ahmed appointed Pakistan Under-19 coach

    Former Test batsman Ijaz Ahmed has been appointed as the head coach of the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team on a three-year contract, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced through a press release on Monday...

    Ahmed has been coaching since 2009 and has previously served as the head coach for Pakistan-A and Under-19 sides...

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