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  • Summit Bank eyes Burj Bank for Islamic banking entry

    KARACHI: Summit Bank has received approval from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to conduct due diligence on Burj Bank, it said in a stock exchange filing, in the latest bid for the unlisted lender, which is seeking to boost capital through a stake sale...

    The acquisition of a majority shareholding in Burj Bank would fit the long term strategy of Summit Bank, which is planning to convert its operations to conform to Islamic principles...

  • Council of Islamic Ideology terms certain sections of NAB law 'un-Islamic'

    The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday termed some sections of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, as going against the Shariah...

    Addressing a press conference on Thursday, chairman of the CII, Dr Qibla Ayaz, said the council held a two-day-long meeting during which it concluded that sections 14-D, 15-A and 26 of the NAO were un-Islamic...

  • Noor, Nauman win U-18 contests

    KARACHI: Noor-e-Mustafa and Nauman Aftab beat their respective rivals to advance in the under-18 category of the 3rd McDonald’s National Junior Tennis Cham­poinship being played at the DA Creek Club on Saturday...

    Results:U-18 (2nd round): Noor-e- Mustafa bt Mazhar Hayat 4-6, 6-0, 6-4; M Ali bt Zubair Raja 6-7,6-2,6-3; Nauman Aftab bt Ammar Isamil 6-0,6-1; Hasan Farooq bt M Dada 4-6,6-4,6-2U-14 Singles (1st Round): Rayyan Jawad bt...

  • Ibrahim, Noor advance in KTA tennis

    KARACHI: Ibrahim Iltifat and Noor-e-Mustafa displayed brilliant game on Thursday to advance in the 37th KTA Development Series Ranking Tennis event being played here at the Bath Island Club...

    Results:Mens singles quarter-finals:Ibrahim Iltifat beat Sherbaz Malik 7-5, 6-2; Noor-e-Mustafa beat Basit Gabol 6-1, rtd15 & under semifinals Noor e Mustafa bt Osama Khan 6-1, 6-0 13 & under 1st round Sameer Ali bt Farzan Ali 6-0, 6-1; Osama...

  • Wins for Sherbaz, Noor

    KARACHI: Sherbaz Malik and Noor Mustafa got past their rivals in the men’s singles contests while Osama Khan and Sahibzada Mubeen also won their matches in the 15-and-under category on the opening day of the 37th KTA Development Series Ranking Tennis which commenced at the Bath Island Club here on Wednesday...

    Results:Men’s singles (first round):Sherbaz Malik beat Sahibzada Muhammad Mubeen 6-1, 6-4; Noor Mustafa beat Noorullah...

  • Noor, Eibad bag titles at SSB tennis

    KARACHI: Talented Noor-e-Mustafa overcame stiff resistance from Farhan Altaf 6-2,7-5 to win the mens singles title while young Eibad Sarwar Khan defea­ted Mazhar Hayat 6-2,6-4 to win the under-17 title here in the 51st Edition of Sindh Sports Board Development Series Ran­king Tennis Cham­pionship which concluded at the Union Club here on Sunday...

    Noor was extended by a spirited display from Farhan in the final before the former...

  • Chain Aye Na marks the return of Syed Noor

    KARACHI: Veteran film-maker Syed Noor made a comeback to films with his latest offering Chain Aye Na that had a star-studded premiere in a Karachi cinema on Thursday evening...

    Director Syed Noor told the media that his aim was to give the industry new faces and safeguard the legacy of yesteryear’s greats such as Sabiha Khanum, Waheed Murad and others...

  • CINEMASCOPE: NOOR, YOU’RE KILLING ME

    In Noor, the film adaptation of Saba Imtiaz’s novel Karachi, You’re Killing Me, Noor (Sonakshi Sinha) is a miffed journalist in her late twenties whose prerogatives involve a lot of grumbling self-pity...

    Many people thought a film of the novel would be un-filmable (or rather, un-screenable) in Pakistan...

  • LHC accepts plea to bring Koh-i-Noor back

    LAHORE: Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan of the Lahore High Court on Monday overruled the registrar office’s objection to a petition seeking directions for the federal government to bring back Koh-i-Noor diamond from British Queen Elizabeth-II...

    The lawyer said Queen Elizabeth had no right to have the Koh-i-Noor diamond as it was a cultural heritage of Punjab and its citizens owned it...

  • Koh-i-Noor was given to UK after agreement, LHC told

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Tuesday told the Lahore High Court that Koh-i-Noor was shifted to the United Kingdom following an agreement between Raja Ranjit Singh and the East India Company in 1849...

    This was stated by a law officer of the government during hearing of a petition filed by a senior lawyer for bringing the Koh-i-Noor back to Pakistan from the UK...

  • Syed Noor is right

    Director Syed Noor knows the difference between a movie and a TV serial...

    It has become all the more interesting to see Noor sahib’s next film against the backdrop of the revival of cinema hype...

  • Spotlight: Noor against the world

    Suleman, Pervaiz Malik, Haider Chaudhary, Masood Pervaiz etc, but none has played such a long and successful innings as Syed Noor...

    As a script writer Syed Noor aka Shahji penned scripts that initially earned him his good name, and then he stepped into film direction and wowed audiences with Ghoonghat, Majajan, Choorian, Daku Rani, Jeeva and more...

  • India says Koh-i-Noor diamond belongs to Britain

    NEW DELHI: The priceless Koh-i-Noor, which is a part of Queen Elizabeth's crown, was given to Britain and not stolen, India's government on Monday told the Supreme Court, which is hearing a suit seeking its return...

    The 108-carat Koh-i-Noor gem, which came into British hands during the colonial era, is the subject of a historic ownership dispute and has been claimed by at least four countries including Pakistan and India...

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