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  • Senegal’s Samoura named first female FIFA secretary general

    MEXICO CITY: FIFA broke new ground by appointing a Senegalese United Nations official as its first female and first non-European secretary general on Friday...

    Fatma Samoura has no experience working in sports but FIFA president Gianni Infantino hopes that will help it try to regain the trust and credibility of the world...

  • First-ever woman advocate general appointed in Punjab

    LAHORE: Additional Advocate General (AAG) Asma Hamid has been appointed as first-ever woman advocate general of Punjab (AGP) since Shakilur Rehman Khan tendered his resignation as the principal law officer the other day owing to expiry of the provincial government’s constitutional term on May 31...

    Sources in the advocate general office confirmed that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif approved a summary to this effect on Monday evening......

  • PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes first non-Muslim to win NA general seat

    Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) Mahesh Kumar Malani has became the first non-Muslim to win a general seat in the National Assembly, he told Dawn on Friday...

    Malani — who is a Hindu — contested and won the NA-222 (Tharparkar-III) seat where he held his ground against 14 candidates representing the Grand Democratic Alliance, Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek, Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan and several independent candidates...

  • Governor receives first batch of pilgrims

    PESHAWAR: The return of pilgrims started on Wednesday as 700 of them arrived here at Bacha Khan International Airport through different airlines after performing Haj...

    Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra received the first batch of Haj pilgrims who arrived in three flights at the airport, according to a statement issued here...

  • Thar has first right on coal and electricity produced by it, says governor

    MITHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said that Tharis have the first right over huge coal reserves and thereby Thar should have a share in the electricity produced by the coal underneath its soil...

    The governor told journalists on Saturday after inaugurating TCF School Engro Campus in Islamkot established by Thar Foundation of the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) that the coal-produced electricity would be added to...

  • Tokyo elects first woman governor

    TOKYO: Veteran politician Yuriko Koike was elected on Sunday as Tokyo’s first woman governor, partial results showed, and immediately vowed to get a grip on the megacity’s troubled 2020 Olympic preparations...

    The 64-year-old former TV anchorwoman, defence minister and environment minister was some 700,000 votes ahead of her nearest rival with almost two thirds of ballots counted...

  • Sindh Governor House opens its doors to public for the first time

    KARACHI: Within minutes, after a basic security check and the act of depositing one’s national identity card, the Governor House was accessible to the general public early Friday morning to partake in its glorious history, treasured artefacts, and lush green gardens...

    Such a precedent has never been set before, and though the early morning dew did not witness a large turnout, as the Karachi morning warmed, the crowds swelled and...

  • Soaring New Zealand to bowl first in first T20 against Pakistan

    New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl against Pakistan in the first of three matches between the world's top two ranked Twenty20 sides in Wellington on Monday...

    The hosts are on a high having just swept the one-day series against Pakistan and are backing themselves to continue that form as they switch to the shortest form of the game...

  • FO rubbishes US general's claim regarding Afghan Taliban presence in Pakistan

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday rubbished United States (US) Gen John Nicholson's "unacceptable" claim that Washington is aware of the Afghan Taliban leadership's presence in Peshawar and Quetta, saying that terrorist safe havens are present in Afghanistan, not Pakistan...

    FO Spokesman Nafees Zakaria told a weekly press briefing in Islamabad that there had been no high-level contact between Pakistan and the US following President...

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