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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...

  • Rabbani laments name change of Islamabad airport, asks PM to withdraw 'inappropriate decision'

    Former Senate chairman Raza Rabbani on Friday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi lamenting the change in name of Benazir Bhutto International Airport to Islamabad International Airport, and urged the premier to "withdraw this uncalled for and inappropriate decision"...

    In the letter, Rabbani wrote that it came to his attention that the PM's adviser on aviation had issued a statement that the airport will henceforth...

  • PPP to ask Senate to name new Islamabad airport after Benazir Bhutto

    ISLAMABAD: Naming Islamabad International Airport (IIA) after former prime minister Benazir Bhutto is part of the Senate’s agenda for its meeting on Monday...

    The draft resolution states: “This house recommends that the newly-constructed Islamabad International Airport should continue to be named as Benazir Bhutto International Airport...

  • Habib School, City School PAF, St Joseph win netball ties

    KARACHI: Habib Girls School outplayed City School 10-2 in the opening match of the Karachi Girls Netball Cup which commenced here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Tuesday...

    In the other schools matches in the junior category, City School PAF beat City School North Nazimabad 8-0 while St...

  • City School PAF, Habib Girls School in netball final

    KARACHI: The City School PAF Chapter and Habib Girls School reached the final of Karachi Girls Netball Cup 2015 here on Wednesday after overpowering their rivals in keenly contested matches...

    Results: Nasra School Malir bt Aga Khan School 4-0; Nasra School Malir bt Habib Girls High School 2-0; City School PAF Chapter bt Aga Khan School 6-1; Habib Girls Second School bt City School Gulshan — walkover...

  • City School, Nixor College win inter-school basketball

    KARACHI: The City School Gulshan Campus, City School PAF Chapter and Nixor College emerged as champions in boys and girls basketball contests held at the Yolande Henderson Memorial Inter-School Basketball Tournament 2016 which was staged at the St Patrick’s High School...

    The schools which took part in the event included Lyceum School, Karachi Grammar School, The City School P...

  • Roy-adopted school wins United School Championship 2017

    KARACHI: SMB Fatima Jinnah Gove­rnment Girls School, adopted by Shehzad Roy’s Zindagi Trust, won the Karachi United School Championship 2017, beating Lyceum 2-1 in the finals on Saturday...

    Sixteen of Karachi’s top private schools, including Cedar College, Karachi Grammar School and Nixor College, fielded teams in the tournament...

  • Habib School, CJM, Aga Khan School win

    KARACHI: Habib School, CJM and Aga Khan School beat their respective rivals in the 7th Culligan Senior and Junior Girls Throwball Tournament which commenced at The City School PAF Chapter here on Monday...

    Results:Juniors:Pool ‘A’: CJM school bt Aga Khan School Kareemabad 2-0; Sean Beam School bt Nasra School 2-0; City School PAF bt Karachi Cambridge 2-0...

  • Master Ayub's outdoor school offers hope to Islamabad's poor

    In the corner of a pristine park in an upmarket district of Islamabad, an open-air classroom run by an ageing rescue-worker offers a beacon of hope to the city's poorest...

    For the past 30 years, Master Muhammad Ayub, whose day job includes defusing bombs and putting out fires, has cycled from his office to the makeshift school to teach children from surrounding slums for free...

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