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  • Tayyab Ikram appointed member of IOC Commission

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s Tayyab Ikram has been appointed as one of the members of the IOC Olympic Solidarity Commission, according to a press release issued by the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA)...

    Ikram has been associated with the development of Olympic Movement and in particular international hockey...

  • Ikram Sehgal resigns as K-Electric chairman due to 'personal reasons'

    Ikram Sehgal resigned as the director and chairman of the K-Electric (KE) board on Wednesday "due to personal reasons", a spokesperson for the power utility said in a statement...

    With more than 40 years of business experience, Ikram Sehgal is the chairman of Pathfinder Group Pakistan which employs several thousand people across Pakistan...

  • Saeen Zahoor to perform on Jan 15

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture Department has arranged a performance of famous Sufi singer Saeen Zahoor on Sunday to promote cultural music...

    Director culture Ajmal Khan said that the purpose of inviting Saeen Zahoor to Peshawar was to provide entertainment to the people here and promote cultural music...

  • Zahoor Agha sworn in as Balochistan’s governor

    QUETTA: Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha on Friday took the oath as the 22nd governor of Balochistan...

    The oath-taking ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani, National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri, Senators Manzoor Ahmed Kakar and Sana Jamali, provincial ministers, advisers, MNAs, Balochistan Assembly’s former speaker Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani, MPAs, senior government officials, including Chief Secretary...

  • Zahoor Buledi made BAP’s parliamentary leader as crisis persists

    QUETTA: Political crisis in Balochistan has become serious after the tabling of no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani by the angry group of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) members in the provincial assembly, ‘disappearance’ of four MPAs and appointment of Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi as parliamentary leader of BAP in the house...

    Zahoor Buledi and leader of the opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Malik Sikander...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

  • 'Imran promised Naya Pakistan but it turned out to be expensive Pakistan': Bilawal at PDM's Hyderabad rally

    PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Tuesday once again hit out at the government over inflation and allegedly usurping the rights of provinces, saying Prime Minister Imran Khan had promised a Naya Pakistan "but it turned out to be more expensive Pakistan"...

    He was speaking in Hyderabad where leaders of the 10-party opposition alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), had gathered for its latest power show against the...

  • 'Pakistan stands with India': Outpouring of empathy in Pakistan as India faces the worst of pandemic

    Politicians, journalists and citizens across Pakistan expressed support and offered prayers for people in India where the second wave of the pandemic has taken a heavy a toll on the public as the country’s health infrastructure struggles to cope up...

    Reacting to the situation, Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed Pakistan's solidarity with India, saying: "Our prayers for a speedy recovery go to all those suffering from the pandemic in...

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