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  • SC directs PIA to lower Islamabad-GB airfare

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) high airfare to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), directed the national flag carrier to lower its rates to the tourist destination...

    They noted that PIA had a monopoly over the route and was charging more than a one-way flight from Islamabad to Karachi and were afraid that the fare hike would adversely impact tourism in GB...

  • Karachi fetches highest bid in sale of PSL franchises

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) project received a big boost here on Thursday after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that the franchise rights of all five outfits participating in the high-profile league have been sold out for a whopping US$93m for a 10-year period, with the Karachi franchise fetching the highest bid...

    The Karachi franchise emerged as the most expensive one, fetching US$2...

  • Peshawar retain T20 title to extend Karachi’s barren run

    RAWALPINDI: Inspired by a magnificent unbroken century partnership between Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Rizwan, Peshawar overwhelmed Karachi Blues by seven wickets to retain their Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup crown at the Pindi Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday night...

    Karachi Blues had come into the title-deciding clash with desire to bring to an end to an unwanted tag of having never celebrated lifting a national T20...

  • Police arrest guard suspected of killing son of Peshawar DIG in Karachi

    Karachi Police on Sunday arrested the guard accused of killing the 27-year-old son of deputy inspector general (DIG) of Peshawar police at their Karachi residence in Defence Housing Authority (DHA)...

    On Saturday, Umair Shahab, son of DIG Inquiries and Inspection Peshawar Shahab Mazhar Wali, was strangled to death allegedly by Faqir Mohammad, a police guard stationed for security at their house in Khayaban-e-Seher of DHA Phase 6...

  • CDWP clears Karachi, Peshawar mass transit projects

    ISLAMABAD: The Cen­tral Development Working Party (CDWP) on Wed­nesday cleared a total of 16 development projects with an estimated cost of Rs130 billion, including two mass transit projects for Karachi and Peshawar...

    The meeting approved the revival of Karachi Circular Railway at a cost of Rs27...

  • Call to start cargo trains between Karachi, Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry senior vice president Ziaul Haq Sarhadi has demanded of the government to start export cargo train between Peshawar and Karachi...

    Earlier cargo services like 0012 down, 002 down and others that were operated from Peshawar were a big source of income for Pakistan Railways, he added...

  • Karachi, Lahore set to take on Islamabad, Peshawar in national finals

    KARACHI: The much awaited Qualifiers Round of Lahore and Karachi came to an end on April 15th when ‘Athletico Dejiwani’ from Karachi and ‘Fantastic 5’ from Lahore secured a place for their respective cities for April 23rd the day when winning teams from four cities — Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar - will compete to win ‘Neymar Jr’s Five Pakistan Champion 2017’ title...

    “We’re very excited to have won the Karachi...

  • Security guard kills son of Peshawar DIG in Karachi's DHA

    A police guard murdered the 27-year-old son of deputy inspector general (DIG) of Peshawar police at their residence in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) early Saturday, police said...

    Umair Shahab, son of DIG inquiries and inspection Peshawar Shahab Mazhar Wali, was strangled to death by Faqir Mohammad, a police guard stationed for security at their house in Khayaban-e-Seher of DHA Phase 6 during a scuffle...

  • Peshawar survive Bopara blitz to edge Karachi

    SHARJAH: Darren Sammy held nerve to defend 13 runs off the final over as Peshawar Zalmi overcame a Ravi Bopara blitz to register a three-run win over Karachi Kings in their Pakistan Super League clash in front of a raucous Sharjah crowd on Thursday...

    When Bopara (67 off 33 balls, five fours and four sixes) hit the first ball of the final over for six, Karachi appeared to have turned around a near-impossible situation to a very...

  • Hurricane Musadiq sinks Islamabad as Peshawar, Karachi Blues march on

    RAWALPINDI: Unheralded Musadiq Ahmed couldn’t have asked for better stage than the Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup to showcase his batting qualities with a swashbuckling half-century in a seven-wicket win for Peshawar against Islamabad on Thursday...

    Imad, in fact, was the only bowler to command respect from the rampaging Peshawar batsmen with excellent figures of two for 18 in four overs...

  • TTP claims Quetta blast, shootings in Karachi, Peshawar

    KARACHI/QUETTA/PESHAWAR: The outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for three separate attacks across the country on Saturday, killing a Frontier Corps official in Quetta and a retired major of the Pakistan Army in Karachi, and wounding a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Peshawar...

    Major (r) Ali Raza was shot dead in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood on Saturday...

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