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  • OPF urged to help Pakistanis in Gulf states

    ISLAMABAD: A National Assembly committee urged the Overseas Pakistanis Foun­d­ation (OPF) on Friday to evolve a mechanism to protect Pakistanis in Gulf countries in case of any untoward situation...

    The NA Standing Commi­ttee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, at a meeting held at the OPF headquarters, praised the foundation’s efforts in timely repatriation of Pakistanis from Yemen...

  • NAB begins probe into OPF housing ‘scam’

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has launched investigation into the affairs of the OPF Housing Scheme (Overseas Pakistanis Foundation) on charges of fraud...

    According to a NAB spokesperson, the bureau has started a probe against the OPF Housing Scheme Phase-I (Extension) administration after receiving complaints that it had sold more plots than the land available in the society...

  • Sahiwal Medical College barred from admissions

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has directed the University of Health Sciences to stop admissions for 2015-16 session at the Sahiwal Medical College, giving its final decision to the varsity for “closing the government college” due to shortcomings till further orders...

    The PMDC wrote to the UHS vice chancellor stating that the college failed to meet the minimum standard set by the council to ensure quality...

  • FDE accused of deliberately delaying college admissions

    ISLAMABAD: The delay by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in starting third-year admissions in degree colleges provided a chance for private educational institutions to attract the students...

    After a two weeks’ delay, the FDE on Sunday announced the opening of admissions in the colleges...

  • Admissions to Sukkur medical college stopped till PMDC approval

    LARKANA: The Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) has stopped the Ghulam Mohammed Mahar Medical College (GMMMC) principal from opening admissions in the MBBS courses for 2016-17 until a permission from the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) is obtained...

    The college in Sukkur was set to open the admissions offering more than 100 seats to the candidates who had recently passed the entry test conducted by...

  • US actress to plead guilty in college admissions scam

    NEW YORK: American actress Lori Loughlin is set to plead guilty and accept prison time over her role in a sprawling college admissions scandal, US prosecutors said on Thursday...

    “Under the plea agreements filed today, these defendants will serve prison terms reflecting their respective roles in a conspiracy to corrupt the college admissions process and which are consistent with prior sentences in this case,” said US Attorney Andrew...

  • NBA eyes India as part of global drive

    NEW YORK: The NBA is forging ahead with plans for world domination, hoping that India will be the next Asian power to be seduced by hoop dreams after already captivating China...

    The landmark appearance of Sim Bhullar for the Sacramento Kings last month, the first player of Indian descent to score in the NBA, gave a fresh jolt to the league's bid to win over the cricket-mad nation of 1...

  • Satnam Singh becomes first Indian to make it to NBA

    NEW DELHI: India's Satnam Singh Bhamara is hoping his historic selection in the NBA will kickstart a basketball boom in his cricket-obsessed home country...

    The 19-year-old centre admitted he was incredibly nervous in the run up to the NBA Draft, which saw him become the first India-born selection when he was chosen by the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday...

  • US NBA stars tested by Aussies in 98-88 win

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 as the United States team of NBA stars rallied in the second half to escape upset-minded Australia 98-88 at the Rio Olympics...

    ”The Australians, ousted by the Americans in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic quarter-finals, have four players who won NBA titles and had talked of pulling off an upset...

  • Rockets, Lakers outshine rivals in NBA fixtures

    After three preseason games, Harden has three points-assists double-doubles the most recent one Sunday in Shanghai, when he had 26 points and 15 assists to help the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-117 in an NBA Global Games matchup...

    They’ll be seeing even more NBA in China this season...

  • LeBron James carries Cavaliers into NBA finals

    The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 87-79 on Sunday in game seven of their Eastern Conference championship series to reach their fourth straight NBA finals...

    LeBron James scored 35 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists as he booked his place in his eighth straight NBA finals and raised his record to 6-2 in game sevens...

  • NBA-No high-fives with fans, only fist-bumps, players told as virus precaution

    NBA players should fist-bump with fans instead of high-fiving them and avoid taking items to autograph, the league told teams in a memo listing short-term recommendations to limit the spread of the coronavirus...

    “The NBA and the Players Association will continue to work with leading experts and team physicians to provide up-to-date information and recommended practices that should be followed to prevent the spread of the...

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