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  • Iqra declared best business university in HEC’s annual rankings

    ISLAMABAD: According to the Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) annual rankings that were announced Tuesday, Iqra University Karachi is the best business university...

    The annual ranking of all degree awarding institutions that were established before June 2010, both public and private, was announced by HEC chairperson Dr Mukhtar Ahmed at a press conference...

  • IIFA 2015: Soch band nominated in Best Music Directors category

    You'd think the pop/rock band Soch would be on to their next big thing by now, but the song that shot them to fame is still picking up honours!Their song 'Awari', which was included in the soundtrack of Mohit Suri's Ek Villian, has been nominated at International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2015 in the Best Music Direction category...

    This is the fourth nomination for the band in India; Soch has previously been nominated at...

  • Best, worst performers in 2015

    7 per cent while the MSCI Pakistan is down 16pc for 2015...

    The pharma sector stood out as the best performer, posting a return of 17pc while oil and gas was the worst performer giving out a negative return of 31pc...

  • 2015: Best offbeat sports moments of the year

    Novak Djokovic eating grass at Wimbledon, a pistol-packing referee in Brazil, or a ghost haunting Pakistan cricketer Haris Sohail: it’s been a bumper year for world sports’ light-hearted moments...

    Here are some of the best:When things started to go wrong during a Brazilian amateur football game, the referee took drastic action...

  • Minister promises best services to Haj pilgrims

    MANSEHRA: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousuf has said that quality services would be provided to the Haj pilgrims during their stay in Makkah and Madina...

    He said that the government wanted to pass on maximum relief to the pilgrims in terms of services and expenses received under the regular scheme...

  • BCCI proposes limited-over series with Pakistan in India

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday proposed a limited-over series with Pakistan, comprising five one-day and two Twenty20 internationals, but reiterated that the Indian team would not be travelling to Pakistan or UAE for the matches...

    “We are committed to playing Pakistan in December...

  • Sri Lanka agree to play only three limited-over games in Pakistan

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will return to Pakistan after a nearly two-year absence for three short-form cricket games later this year, the sports minister said on Thursday...

    “We are not in a position to send the team to Pakistan to play the two Tests, but we will be in Pakistan for about eight days to play the ODIs or the T20 matches,” Harin Fernando told reporters in Colombo...

  • Pakistan to host Sri Lanka for limited over series

    Pakistan will host Sri Lanka for six limited over internationals starting next month, the two cricket boards said on Friday, another step towards reviving international cricket in Pakistan after years of isolation...

    This will be Sri Lanka's second tour of Pakistan since their team bus was attacked during a Test match in Lahore in March 2009...

  • Pakistan LNG Limited replaces its top manager

    Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL) has replaced its top manager with immediate effect, appointing Shahid Yousaf as managing director and chief executive,The state-owned operator announced the decision on Saturday but didn't give a reason for the change...

    Former chief executive Adnan Gilani, a United States-educated former Wall Street executive who had been the main public face of Pakistan’s push into the liquefied natural gas sector, “will...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Pakistan key counterterrorism partner in 2015: US report

    WASHINGTON: Reintegration of de-radicalised terrorists into society remained a priority in Pakistan during 2015, says an official US report...

    The annual US State Department report, released on Thursday afternoon, pointed out that despite various problems in Pakistan’s counterterrorism strategy, the country “remained a critical counterterrorism partner in 2015”...

  • China slams US human rights record in annual report

    In a report sourced mainly from US media, China said the US was “haunted by spreading guns, frequent occurrence of violent crimes, the excessive use of force by police”...

    The document is released each year by China the day after the US State Department issues its annual global human rights report...

  • NAB annual report presented to CJP, NA speaker instead of president

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accounta­bility Bureau (NAB) has presented its annual report to National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq and Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali, in a slight policy shift from the past for the first time...

    According to the National Accountability Ordinance, the NAB chairman is supposed to present the bureau’s annual report only to the president of the country...

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