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  • Telenor acquires Tameer Bank

    KARACHI: Telenor Group has acquired the remaining 49 per cent shares of Tameer Microfinance Bank, thus making it a wholly-owned entity of the group...

    Telenor, with over 35 million subscribers and around 3,000 employees, have been providing telecommunication services in Pakistan since 2005...

  • Tameer rebrands itself as Telenor Microfinance Bank

    KARACHI: Tameer Microfinance Bank has been rebranded as Telenor Microfinance Bank almost a year after its 100 per cent acquisition by the Telenor Group, a press release said...

    The bank, established in 2005, is best known for its joint venture with Telenor Pakistan for the launch of Pakistan’s first and now the largest branchless banking service Easypaisa, in 2009...

  • Heera scrapes through at Subh-e-Nau tennis

    ISLAMABAD: Third seed Heera Ashiq narrowly avoided defeat at the hands of unseeded Barkatullah in the second round match of the men’s singles category on the third day of the Subh-e-Nau National Clay Court Tennis Championship here at the PTF Complex on Tuesday...

  • Jibran, Mudasir stir upsets at Subh-e-Nau tennis

    ISLAMABAD: Unseeded Jibran-ul-Haq made it to the semi-final after outclassing six-seeded Usman Rafiq with the unseeded Jibran pressing ahead with stirring upsets at the Subh-e-Nau Earth Day National Clay Court Tennis Championship here on Sunday at the PTF Complex...

  • City School PAF, Habib Girls School in netball final

    KARACHI: The City School PAF Chapter and Habib Girls School reached the final of Karachi Girls Netball Cup 2015 here on Wednesday after overpowering their rivals in keenly contested matches...

    Results: Nasra School Malir bt Aga Khan School 4-0; Nasra School Malir bt Habib Girls High School 2-0; City School PAF Chapter bt Aga Khan School 6-1; Habib Girls Second School bt City School Gulshan — walkover...

  • The agony of Pasrur’s girls high school students

    SIALKOT: Students of the Government Aysha Girls High School, Pasrur, have to walk through the mud to reach their school which is surrounded by stinking sewage and stagnant rainwater...

    More than 1,600 girls are enrolled in the school and several minor girls fall in the mud while trying to reach their school for sitting their annual examination happening these days...

  • No high school for girls in entire Alai tehsil

    BATTAGRAM: Even in this modern era of science and technology, the girls of tehsil Alai have been deprived of higher education as there is no state-run girls’ high school for over 300,000 population of the area...

    The only high school for girls that was built by a non-governmental organisation in 2015 is yet to be made functional...

  • Bodies of four minor girls recovered from water tank in Quetta

    QUETTA: The dead bodies of four girls, aged between two and 10, were recovered Thursday from a water tank in the Faizabad area adjacent to Quetta's airport road, said police officials...

    The girls' father, Mehmood Khan, alleged his daughters were initially poisoned by their mother and then thrown into a water tank...

  • City School PAF win Karachi Girls Netball Cup in style

    KARACHI: City School PAF Chapter (Blue) proved their superiority by outplaying rivals in both junior (schools) and senior (colleges) categories to win the Karachi Girls Netball Cup here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Thursday...

    In the junior (schools) category, the thrilling final was played between City School PAF Chapter (Blue) and Habib Girls School teams which was won by City School 7-6 to become the champions of Karachi Girls...

  • Girls school in Toba Tek Singh wins international award

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Government Girls High School, Chak 338-JB, Nawan Lahore, Gojra, has won the British Council’s International School Award (ISA) for teaching skills and activities of students aimed at promoting local culture, cultivation, embroidery, traditional games, hand wash, earth pot making and languages learning...

    Sadia Khalid, the school’s headmistress, told the media that her school was selected as a partner school of British...

  • Girls school reopens in Bara after six years

    LANDI KOTAL: Khyber Agency political administration on Wednesday reopened government higher secondary school for girls in Kalanga village of Akkakhel in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency...

    As many 686 girls students from kindergarten to intermediate level started attending their regular classes as the institution was reopened after about six years...

  • Malala urges world leaders to give all girls 12 years at school

    LONDON: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who won a Nobel peace prize for education campaigning, called on world leaders on Thursday to give 12 years of free schooling to every child following a major education summit, saying this was critical for girls...

    Malala, 17, who has become a leading education campaigner since surviving an assassination attempt by the Taliban in 2012, urged world leaders to back these goals, saying 12...

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