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  • 1st century AD coins, arrowheads discovered

    TAXILA: The Federal Department of Archaeology has discovered coins and arrowheads dating back to the 1st century AD at the site of a Buddhist stupa that dates back to somewhere between 200 to 500 AD in Taxila...

    According to Mr Arif six copper coins and four iron arrowheads have been recovered during the excavations...

  • Coins, key from Kushan dynasty unearthed

    TAXILA: A key and coins from the Kushan Dynasty, dating back to the third century AD, were discovered at an ancient Buddhist monastery in Badlapur during excavations carried out by the Taxila Institute of Asian Civilisations (TIAC) Dr Mohammad Ashraf Khan, the director explorations at the Federal Department of Archaeology, said on Sunday that eight bronze coins and a key were discovered at the excavation site, about 13 kilometres to the...

  • 539 seized coins declared antique

    KARACHI: The Archae­ological Survey of India (ASI) has declared 539 coins reportedly smuggled into India from Pakistan as antique...

    A spokesperson for the customs department on Wednesday said that they had seized 239 coins from one passenger and some 300 coins from another passenger who had travelled from Pakistan to India in October 2015 and January 2016, ...

  • Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

    BANGKOK: Tossing coins in a fountain for luck is a popular superstition, but a similar belief brought misery to a sea turtle in Thailand from whom doctors have removed 915 coins...

    Veterinarians in Bangkok operated on Monday on the 25-year-old female green sea turtle nicknamed “Bank,” whose indigestible diet was a result of many tourists seeking good fortune tossing coins into her pool over many years in the eastern town of Sri...

  • Gang selling counterfeit gold coins in Gojra

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Members of a counterfeit gold coins seller gang are active again in the area and they have deprived a citizen of Lahore of Rs400,000 in Gojra...

    According to Gojra Saddar police, two suspects contacted complainant Tanveer Hussain of Begum Kot, Shahdara, (Lahore) on telephone and offered him to buy antique gold coins which, according to them, they had recovered during excavation of earth...

  • Saadi bags first silver for Pakistan in Baku

    BAKU: Pakistan’s seasoned karateka Saadi Abbas won the first silver medal for the country when he went down fighting to world’s leading martial artist Aghayev Rafael of Azerbaijan in the minus 75kg men’s kumite final here on Saturday...

    Pakistan’s other karatekas including Beenish Khan, Gul Naz, Sana Kausar, Kashif and Naseer Ahmed lost their fights in their respective weight categories...

  • Pakistan claim silver in team tennis at Baku

    BAKU: Pakistan tennis team went down fighting to Turkey in the final of the team event at 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku on Monday to clinch silver medal, the country’s second after their karate one bagged by Saadi Abbas the other day...

    Turkey’s Aneel Yuksul beat Pakistan’s Mohammad Abid 7-6, 6-0 and his compatriot Altug Chilikbilik beat Aqeel Khan 6-2, 6-3 to win the tie...

  • Pakistan’s quartet clinch silver in relay race at Islamic Games

    BAKU: Pakistan’s talented quartet of athletes Umar Sadat, Asad Iqbal, Nokar Hussain and Mahboob Ali earned a huge honour for Pakistan when they clinched a silver medal at the 4x400 metres relay race at the 4th Islamic solidarity Games here on Saturday...

    Showing superb sprint skills and stamina, the foursome recorded an impressive time of 3:07:62 to earn the silver as they beat athletes from Oman, Bahrain, UAE in the contest...

  • Pakistan bag another weightlifting silver in Samoa

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan won another silver medal in weightlifting at the Fifth Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa when Abdul Rehman came second in the 77kg category on Wednesday...

    According to Pakistan Weightlifting Federation (PWLF) vice-president Rashid Malik who is also the chief-de-mission of the Pakistan contingent at the Games, Rehman overcame a stiff challenge of competitors from Cameroon, Scotland and hosts Samoa...

  • Pakistan girls clinch silver medal at Asian throwball event

    KUALA LUMPUR: Pakistan’s girls throwball team went down fighting against India 2-0 in the final to bag silver medal at the Asian Junior Throwball Championship which concluded here at the Bidara Court Selanyang on Thursday...

    The second set too was a fine contest and Pakistan’s girls came close to pulling off a victory but Indian team made a fine comeback to win in the end 25-23 and clinched gold medal...

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