Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Asian Bradman Zaheer Abbas turns 70

LONDON: Asian Bradman Zaheer Abbas turned 70 on Monday, was born July 24, 1947 in Sialkot. One of Pakistan’s most stylish, elegant batsman with timing and precision as his strengths mainly, and a high bat lift, Abbas made his Test debut for Pakistan in October 1969 against New Zealand at ...

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Saira Peter to release national song on August 14

LONDON-based, Pakistani Sufi Opera star Saira Peter has been preparing to release a new National song (Milli Naghma) “Aye Sar Zameen” on occasion of 70th Independence Day on August 14. ‘Aye Sar Zameen’ is certainly a top quality find! Saira Peter recorded her song earlier this summer, but the concept ...

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Pakistani taxi app offers ride with a marriage matchmaker

DUBAI: A Pakistan app-based taxi service has launched an unusual add on, offering passengers the chance to share their ride with a marriage matchmaker. Users in Pakistan woke on Friday to an unexpected notification from Careem – an Uber-like taxi hailing app popular in Muslim countries: Have a ‘rishta aunty’ ...

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Pakistan court ends hearing on corruption allegations of PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s top court on Friday concluded its hearing into corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family, but it wasn’t immediately clear when the tribunal would announce its decision, defense lawyers and attorneys for the petitioners said. Under Pakistani law, the Supreme Court has the authority to dismiss the ...

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Sarfraz vows to make team No 1 in all formats

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed vowed to make Pakistan No 1 cricket team in all the three formats. Sarfraz, who was recently appointed Test skipper as well, will now lead the national team in all the three formats. He became T20 captain after the 2016 World T20, when Shahid Afridi ...

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Terrorism reduced in Pakistan for second straight year: US

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday acknowledged that terrorism has reduced in Pakistan in 2016 for second straight year and the country has taken constructive measures on nuclear safety and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). However, in its annual ‘Country Report on Terrorism’ for 2016, the US State Department kept ...

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Prince Charles launches arts education project for Pakistan

LONDON: The Prince of Wales Charles has launched an arts educational programme in Karachi, which will help Pakistani students learn about traditional arts and their heritage. The Prince of Wales announced the launch of partnership between the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts (PSTA) and Rangoonwala Foundation’s centre in Karachi, where ...

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Pakistan is open for business, say big business entities in UK

LONDON: Pakistan Britain Business Council (PBBC) and its sister company Pakistan Scotland Business Council (PSBC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to strengthen the links between the three organisations. All the big business entities present on the occasion said Pakistan ...

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