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  • Pakistan’s wrestlers, Raheela fall in Baku

    Pakistan wrestler Mohsin Abbas lost 1-4 to Mahmoud Ahmad Dahshan in their 66kg Greco-Roman quarter-final, the Jordanian winning on technical superiority...

    Mohsin’s compatriot Abdul Rehman lost by fall to Turkmenistan’s Shermet Permanov in their 75kg Greco-Roman quarter-final while there was a technical superiority (4-0) victory for Azerbaijan’s Sabah Shariati over Pakistan’s Musab Akram Khan in the 130kg Greco-Roman bout...

  • Triple crowns for Asim, Raheela

    KARACHI: Displaying shining performance, experienced Asim Qureshi of Wapda and Raheela Kashif of Army clinched separate triple crowns as curtains fell on the 52nd National Table Tennis Championship at the Multan Sports Complex on Saturday...

    Similarly, after doing her department proud by presenting maiden team title, Raheela struggled to rout department mate Shabnam Bilal 12-10, 6-11, 2-11, 11-7, 18-16, 5-11,11-6 in the fully st...

  • Gul to replace Adil as Pakistan hit with another injury

    Injury prone fast bowler Umar Gul will get another opportunity to make a comeback to the Pakistan side after rookie paceman Ehsan Adil was ruled out of Pakistan-Bangladesh ODI series with a hamstring injury...

    Adil joins World Cup squad members Sohaib Maqsood, Sohail Khan and Yasir Shah to the list of casualties which put a dent to a new-look Pakistan's prospects in the Bangladesh series...

  • Gul not giving up on World T20 dream as Pakistan prepare to name squad

    Fast bowler Umar Gul is eyeing a spot in the World Twenty20 team as Pakistan prepares to name its 15-man squad for the tournament after a two-day delay...

    The 31-year-old pacer was selected for the recently concluded T20 series against New Zealand after a gap of about 10 months but Gul finished with just two wickets after being picked for only two games of the three-match series...

  • Amir, Gul return as Pakistan announce squad for NZ T20s

    LAHORE: Pakistan recalled fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Umar Gul in the 16-man squad for Twenty20 series against New Zealand later this month, chief selector Haroon Raheed announced on Friday...

    Pakistan is scheduled to play three T20 and three one-day internationals against New Zealand, starting from January 15, 2016...

  • Shehzad, Gul axed as Asia Cup, World T20 squad named

    LAHORE: Misfiring Ahmed Shehzad and veteran pacer Umar Gul were dropped while uncapped youngsters Khurram Manzoor, Babar Azam, Mohammad Nawaz and Rumman Raees Khan were picked as the selectors on Wednesday named a 15-member squad for the high-profile World Twenty20 and Asia Cup T20 events...

    Khurram was not part of Pakistan ‘A’ team that played the T20 series against England Lions in the UAE recently...

  • Former ISI chief Hamid Gul dies of brain hemorrhage

    RAWALPINDI: Former chief of the Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) General (Retd) Hamid Gul died of a brain hemorrhage in Murree late on Saturday, DawnNews reported...

    Gen Gul remained ISI chief during 1987 and 1989 when the US-backed Afghan Jihad against the then Soviet Union was at the last stages...

  • Gul Hameed wins 60-plus title at ITF Seniors

    KARACHI: Senior pro Gul Hameed overcame a stiff challenge from Sabih Wali to win the 60-plus title here at the 24th Karachi Club Pakistan ITF Senior World Ranking Tennis Champoinship on Thursday...

    Both players displayed superb serve and volley game in a well-contested final but Gul evntually emerged taller, winning 6-7, 7-5, 10-8 (7-5)...

  • Gen Hameed Gul dies after brain haemorrhage

    ISLAMABAD: A former director general of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), retired Lt Gen Hameed Gul, died on Saturday night at a hospital in Murree after suffering a brain haemorrhage...

    The state-run Pakistan Television quoted the head of Combined Military Hospital, Murree, as confirming the death of Mr Gul, who had been visiting the hill station with his family members...

  • Hameed Gul laid to rest

    RAWALPINDI: Former head of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) retired Lt-Gen Hameed Gul was laid to rest at the army graveyard here on Sunday evening...

    Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and former army chiefs Aslam Beg, Waheed Kakar, Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani and former chief justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani along with federal minister Abdul Qadir Baloch, retired General Ali Kuli Khan, AJK president Sardar Yaqoob,...

  • Over 25 shops gutted in Gul Plaza

    KARACHI: More than 25 shops were burnt in a huge fire that broke out in a multi-storey market, Gul Plaza, on main M...

    The fireman said in the Gul Plaza fire incident the firemen broke the shutters of the shops since these were closed and one of their firemen was miraculously saved during fire fighting...

  • Hameed Gul

    PERHAPS no other ISI chief had such a deep and lasting impact on the military-civilian relationship as Hameed Gul, who died over the weekend in Murree...

    Appointed by Ziaul Haq as ISI chief in 1987, Gul played a big role in organising the anti-Soviet resistance in Afghanistan during its last years and later followed it up by conceptualising and spreading a ‘jihadi’ worldview, the consequences of which are still with us...

  • Umar Gul, Irfan bidding to make ODI squad

    LAHORE: The national selection committee has delayed the announcement of the Pakistan squad for the upcoming ODI series against Ireland and England after rain thwarted bid to ascertain the match fitness of pace bowlers Umar Gul and Mohammad Irfan...

    Pakistan, who are currently trailing 2-1 in the Test series against England, play Ireland in two one-dayers before facing England in a five-match series later this month...

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