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  • Names of Taji Khokhar, son added to Fourth Schedule

    ISLAMABAD: The names of Taji Khokhar and his son Farrukh Khokhar have been added to the Fourth Schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act...

    Taji Khokhar uses henchmen to keep the locals, mostly in the rural areas, under his influence,” an official of the interior ministry said...

  • Khokhar claims to have cleared all PHF arrears

    LAHORE: The president of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), retired Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, has said they paid all dues of their employees and players soon after taking charge a few months ago...

    Talking to reporters at the National Hockey Stadium, where he inaugurated a new coaching programme of the Dar Hockey Academy, under which 25 kids of 10 to 12 years of age will get free coaching, Khokhar said they received some...

  • Ignoring preceding events, Khokhar sets sights on 2020 Olympics

    LAHORE: The newly elected president of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), retired Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, has set his sights on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics though his term will end in December 2017...

    Addressing his maiden press conference with new secretary-designate Olympian Shahbaz Senior at the National Hockey Stadium here on Wednesday, Khokhar said, “Our main target is the 2020 Olympics and the immediate target is bringing...

  • Akhtar Rasool quits as PHF president, Khalid Khokhar to be new chief

    ISLAMABAD: Accepting the responsibility for the national team’s failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games, president of the Pakistan Hockey Feder­ation Akhtar Rasool stepped down from his position here on Thursday and was immediately replaced by federal government official retired Brigadier Khalid Sajjad Khokhar as the new head of the PHF...

    Sources said that in the upcoming congress meeting, the president-designate of PHF Khalid...

  • Raid terrifies residents near Khokhar House

    RAWALPINDI: “All roads leading towards Taji Khokhar’s fortress house were blocked by heavily armed Rangers and police as none of the people residing in the neighbourhood was allowed to come out or go inside their homes during the six-hour-long search operation,” said Malik Mohammad Afzal, a resident of Shaheen Town...

    Even several hours after the search operation, people in the neighbourhood of the Khokhar House seemed terrified... ...

  • Comment: Khokhar’s appointment smacks of nepotism as govt fails to uphold merit

    The government has once again compromised merit while announcing retired Brigadier Khalid Sajjad Khokhar as the successor of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President, Akhtar Rasool, who was compelled to step down in the aftermath of hockey team’s failure to qualify for 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics...

    Khokhar, who is a close relative of federal minister for Planning and National Reforms Ahsan Iqbal, has once accompanied Pakistan...

  • COMMENT: From Akhtar to Khokhar — forced change at PHF unlikely to bear fruit

    THE Congress of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) once again proved on Thursday that it is a dummy body as it elected its new president retired Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar...

    The Congress voted unanimously for Khokhar despite knowing fully well that he is a hand-picked man for the job owing to his close family relations with Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal, and has no prominent standing in the field of hockey...

  • Khokhar set to revamp junior hockey team set-up

    LAHORE: Newly-elected Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president retired Brig Khalid Khokhar is likely to ring in the changes by announcing a new selection committee and team management of the national junior team on Wednesday...

    Khokhar served as manager and selector of the national team during Aziz’s tenure...

  • PHF President Khokhar, top leadership re-elected unopposed

    The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Saturday re-elected retired Brigadier Khalid Sajjad Khokhar as their president, Shahbaz Ahmed Senior as the secretary and Ikhlaq Usmani as the treasurer of the organisation — all three elected unopposed...

    Rejecting the claim that the election process was dubious, Khokhar said that the Rawalpindi results were withheld due to complaints, but the Islamabad elections were held according to the...

  • Khokhar appears before FIH committee on Pro League today

    LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president retired Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar on Monday left for Lausanne, Switzer­land to appear before the FIH disciplinary committee on the FIH Pro League which Paki­stan failed to participate in earlier this year...

    Brig Khokhar will explain his position on Pakistan’s failure to send its national team to Argentina to feature in the FIH Pro league...

  • Additional AG Tariq Khokhar refutes reports of resignation

    Additional Attorney General Tariq Mehmood Khokhar on Tuesday denied reports of his resignation, saying that he had no intentions to quit his post...

    A day earlier, Khokhar had filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), asking to set aside a special court's decision to reserve its judgement in a high treason case against former military chief Pervez Musharraf...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

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