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  • JI opposes shirt-and-trouser school uniform

    PESHAWAR: As the elementary and secondary education department is considering changing uniform in government schools, the Jamaat-i-Islami has opposed shirt and trousers for boys terming it Americanisation of education system...

    They said for boys, two types of uniform were under consideration, including trousers and shirt and shalwar and kameez but the girls’ current uniform i...

  • Defiant Syria soccer coach sports Assad T-shirt

    SINGAPORE: In a defiant gesture of support for his country’s embattled leader, Syria’s national soccer coach wore a T-shirt of a smiling President Bashar al-Assad to a news conference here on Monday — and said he wanted to keep politics out of sport...

    Ibrahim said nobody had asked him to wear the T-shirt...

  • Afghan boy becomes Internet star after plastic shirt goes viral

    JAGHORI: A five-year-old Afghan boy has become an Internet star after pictures went viral of him wearing an Argentina football shirt made out of a plastic bag, complete with his hero Lionel Messi's name...

    Murtaza Ahmadi has never met his idol and lives in a Taliban-controlled area of Afghanistan but footage and photos of him wearing the improvised shirt, with Messi's named scrawled in marker pen, went round the world...

  • Indian fan jailed for wearing Afridi shirt wants to meet star all-rounder

    The 21-year-old Indian youngster, Ripon Chaudhry, who was arrested by local police over wearing Pakistan team shirt while watching a local cricket tournament in Assam, says he wants to meet Shahid Afridi at-least once in his life...

    The die-hard fan of Pakistani cricket star Shahid Afridi said this on Thursday during an exclusive interview to DawnNews...

  • NZ batsman Henry Nicholls donates World Cup final shirt

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls will donate the shirt he wore in the heart-stopping final of last year’s World Cup in England to help raise funds for the battle against the Covid-19, media reports said on Thursday...

    The 28-year-old will donate the half-sleeve shirt, signed by his teammates, to the local chapter of United Nations’ children’s fund UNICEF, the Stuff website reported...

  • Child labour increases in Pakistan while numbers drop internationally

    KARACHI: Pakistan ranks number three in the world with the highest prevalence of child and forced labour despite a significant decline in the number of child labourers recorded worldwide, it emerged at a seminar on Friday...

    Titled ‘Elimination of child labour in Pakistan’, the seminar was organised by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) at the Sindh Boys Scouts Association’s headquarters...

  • Pakistan’s victory at Lord’s in numbers

    After a dramatic day four of the first Test against England, Misbah-ul-Haq-led Pakistan won their first Test in two decades at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground...

    Due to their phenomenal performances during the match, Pakistan’s Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Yasir Shah made it to the honours board with the latter being named the Man-of-the-Match...

  • The numbers game: State of sports marketing in Pakistan, India

    KOLKATA: Pakistan has trailed its eastern neighbour in corporatising sports and roping in sponsors, says a top sports marketer in the country who blames its various federations and the government in equal measure for this...

    “Sponsorship in sports is still a far cry in Pakistan,” rues Naveed Haider Khan, marketing consultant to Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), which has had some success in hosting foreign teams in recent times... ...

  • Players’ association need of the hour for Pakistan cricket: Aaqib

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan fast bowler AAaqib Javed on Tueday said he fears for the future of Pakistan cricket and it is the need of the hour that the players for a players association to protect their’ rights, especially keeping in view the uncertain situation caused by the coronavirus pandemicIn an exclusive interview in DawnNewsTV's program ‘Replay’, Aaqib said: “The players association must be formed immediately and should start by working...

  • Record numbers of migrants enter Hungary

    RVSZKE (Hungary): Europe was increasingly divided over its refugee crisis on Thursday as record numbers of migrants streamed through the Balkans into Hungary, forcing Austria to suspend cross-border train services...

    Many have endured treacherous sea journeys across the Mediterranean --- most fleeing war and poverty in Syria, Afghanistan or Pakistan and hoping to reach Germany...

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