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  • Unaware of cricket round table conference, says Afridi

    Former captain Shahid Afridi said that he has been kept unaware of the round table conference being held in Lahore for the betterment of national teams...

    “I am not aware of the conference, I heard it from the media that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited current and former test cricketers,” said Afridi at an award ceremony held in Karachi for the throwball team which won a silver medal...

  • Bringing Taliban on table not sole responsibility of Pakistan: FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office said on Tuesday that Pakistan is making serious efforts for peace in Afghanistan but the country alone is not responsible to bring the Afghan Taliban on the table for dialogue...

    In an apparent response to Afghan president's recent speech, in which he said Afghanistan "no longer expects Pakistan to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table", FO spokesman Nafees Zakaria clarified that Pakistan condemns...

  • ‘Pakistan does not belong at the bottom of the ICC table’

    KARACHI: Former captain Javed Miandad Thursday urged Pakistan to focus on consistency after their one-day series win away to Sri Lanka...

    Pakistan thumped the hosts by seven wickets in the fourth one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday to take an unassailable 3-1 lead ahead of the final match in Colombo on Sunday...

  • Pakistan table tennis team misses out on World Championships

    LAHORE: The Pakistan table tennis team could not leave for Sweden to participate in the World Championships starting there from Sunday, as it wasn’t able to obtain a NOC from the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) till Saturday...

    Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) secretary Ahmar Malik said as the team could not receive the NOC, though it was not required for the journey, Pakistan would not participate in the said event...

  • ‘No international cricket for Butt, Amir, Asif until 2016’

    ISLAMABAD: Three Pakistan cricketers will have to undergo a six-month rehabilitation program before they can return to international cricket after their five-year ban ends on September 1...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will allow opening batsman Salman Butt and fast bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir to play division two and club cricket from September 2, but the trio will be barred from first class and international match...

  • Ramadan-time Euro 2016 fever sweeps Arab world

    KUWAIT CITY: From Dubai to Tunis, Euro 2016 football fever is sweeping the Arab world, filling cafes and restaurants and overshadowing the nightly television soap operas that normally dominate Ramadan viewing...

    Evening games begin a few minutes after Muslims break their fast, a time most Tunisians spend with their families watching television...

  • Rs220m scheme in jeopardy as water table dips in Landi Kotal

    LANDI KOTAL: The Rs220 million scheme to supply water to Landi Kotal is in jeopardy as the survey conducted for exploration of water sources has revealed considerable depletion of underground water table and drying up of decades-old natural wells in the region due to prolonged dry spell...

    The political administration announced the scheme in May 2016 after getting an amount of Rs220 million from United States Agency for International...

  • Handbook on horticulture turns into coffee-table book

    KARACHI: The Ladies Horti­culture Club, Karachi, launched a new edition of their classic book Nature’s Bounty — Gardening, Flower Arranging, Preserves of Garden Produce at the Horticulture Society of Pakistan’s (HSP) Garden Centre here on Saturday...

    This time it is a coffee-table book with colour photographs to enable easy identification of plants and concepts...

  • Opposition decides to table no-confidence motion against deputy speaker

    KARACHI: Three opposition parties on Monday decided to table a no-confidence motion in the Sindh Assembly against Deputy Speaker Syeda Shehla Raza for misusing her authority while chairing the assembly sessions to silence opposition lawmakers...

    Following the assembly’s Monday session, the three opposition parties — Pakistan Muslim League-Functional, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and PML-Nawaz — met and decided to move against Ms Raza... ...

  • PTI to table resolution in PA

    LAHORE: Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Mahmoodur Rasheed has said his party will submit a condemnation resolution in the house against MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s provocative speech on Monday (today)...

    He said the Pakistan Army fighting against terrorism within the country needed mass public support...

  • PM’s resignation demand: Opp to table resolution in PA

    LAHORE: Opposition parties in the Punjab Assembly have decided to attend assembly proceedings wearing black armbands and table a joint resolution demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation...

    ”PML-Q: The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid and Jamaat-i-Islami top leadership have demanded that the chief justice of Pakistan ensure ‘fair probe’ by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in Panama case and make its findings public after...

  • New ‘medical regime’ for civil servants on the table

    LAHORE: Anti-stress measures and periodic medical checkups are being planned for civil servants in Punjab to avoid posting of the ill at demanding posts, and allow them to undergo proper treatment...

    The measures are being planned in view of the absence of the nine-to-five office timings of senior bureaucrats and expectation from them to deliver as leaders of the administrative machinery
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