Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Commonwealth Games 2018 England vs Pakistan ends 2-2 draw in hockey

GOLD COAST: Pakistan drew 2-2 against England in a thrilling encounter in men’s hockey at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Both the teams played two goalless quarters in the match, but then Pakistan’s Muhammad Irfan Jr. opened the scoring with a 32nd-minute goal. England’s Mark Gleghorne equalised the ...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to achieve objectives of regional security

KABUL: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Friday agreed on achieving the common aim of regional security through connectivity. They agreed during delegation level talks which were held in a very cordial and friendly atmosphere. Afghan president welcomed the prime minister and members of Pakistani ...

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Windies confirmed to tour Pakistan next month

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the schedule for West Indies tour of Pakistan. Najam Sethi confirmed that Windies will be touring Pakistan for the series of three T20 Internationals next month. “West Indies will be touring Pakistan in April. They will play three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) on 1st, ...

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Pari becomes 9th film to be banned in Pakistan

Pakistan’s Central Board of Film Censors has banned Anushka Sharma’s horror film Pari from being released in the country as the content of the film was deemed unfit for the country’s audience. According to reports, the use of black magic shown in the movie violates the tenets of Islam. “Pari’s ...

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Nobody from Hollywood can find Pakistan on map: Kumail Nanjiani

HOLLYWOOD: Extending support to the ‘Dreamers’ in the US, Pakistan-origin comedian Kumail Nanjiani and actress Lupita Nyong’o from Kenya took a dig at their own immigrant status during the 90th Academy Awards. “We are the two actors who you keep hearing about but whose names you have trouble pronouncing,” Nyong’o ...

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QCI Head of UK management Mirza Hussain flying out to Pakistan

LONDON: Mr Mirza Hussain head of UK management for Qurtaba City Islamabad at Heathrow flying out to Pakistan for site inspections and further planning of the project. Qurtaba City Islamabad offering state of the art facilities, brilliant in design and architecture and yet conceptualized on the basis of brotherhood, harmony ...

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Riz Ahmed shares photos from his visit to Pakistan

LAHORE: “After a lapse of 13 years, visiting Pakistan is somewhat like visiting an ex,” said Riz Ahmed while speaking at the Lahore Literary Festival at Alhamra Hall. British Pakistani Riz Ahmed actor-cum-rapper and activist, also known by his stage name, Riz MC, graced the LLF with famed novelist Mohsin ...

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Pakistani kid wins gold in global mathematics competition

BANGKOK: Syed Jafar Raza, a mathematical whiz from Pakistan, won laurels at the seventh International Math Challenge held in Thailand, and scored himself a coveted gold medal. The international competition held at the Pan Asia International School, Bangkok entailed a total of 180 teams belonging to 17 countries around the world. Syed Jaffar Raza came first in a ...

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Pakistan: No threat to be placed on the FATF “black list”

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is under no threat to be placed on the Financial Action Task Force’s “black list” although it will be assigned to the “grey list” in June this year, the foreign ministry said. Addressing a weekly media briefing here, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammed Faisal said Pakistan would be ...

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Kumar Sangakkara agrees to play PSL in Pakistan

DUBAI: Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has agreed to travel to Pakistan for Pakistan Super League (PSL), Multan Sultan owner Asher Schon confirmed on Wednesday. Confirming Sanga’s availability for PSL eliminators and final in Pakistan, the owner of the new franchise speaking to media in Dubai said “Yes, Kumar Sangakkara ...

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