Friday, 18 January 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan celebrates 70th Independence Day

LAHORE: Pakistan on Saturday hoisted the largest flag in its history at Attari-Wagah border near Lahore to mark the country’s 70th Independence Day. Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the flag at the border at 12 in the midnight, kicking off the festivities of Independence Day across the ...

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Pakistan hoists South Asia’s largest flag at Wagha

LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the largest national flag in the history of Pakistan at Wagha border on the eve of the Independence Day celebrations. The flag was hoisted on a 400-feet pole, whereas the size of the flag is 120 feet by 80 feet. ...

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PCB recalls 13 players from CPL and English county circuit

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has abruptly revoked No-Objection Certificates given to 13 players currently in England and the West Indies and has asked them to return home to fulfill national and domestic commitments. The board had originally given as many as 10 players, including seven centrally contracted cricketers, permission ...

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Ruth Pfau, Mother Teresa of Pakistan

Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan, died on Thursday in Karachi. She was 87. Often called Pakistan’s Mother Teresa, Pfau settled in the country in 1960 and founded the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre in Karachi. She was instrumental in making ...

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UK will remain long-standing friend of Pakistan, says Theresa May

LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May says the United Kingdom will remain a long-standing and dependable friend of Pakistan. The British Prime Minister said Pakistan and the United Kingdom have deep ties with shared history and future. She pointed out that as Pakistan celebrates its 70th anniversary, we also celebrate ...

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Pakistan win IBSF World Team Snooker gold, silver medals

HURGHADA: Pakistan 2 comprising of M Asif and Babar Masih won the IBSF World Team Snooker Championship 2017 gold medal after defeating Pakistan 1 consisting of M Sajjad and Asjad Iqbal 5-4 in the best-of-9 frames final played in Hurghada, Egypt, International Billiards & Snooker Federation reported. It was truly ...

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London Police Commissioner turns out Pakistan cricket lover

LONDON: Pakistan cricket remains one of the most followed sides of the game, with cricketing fans emerging from unexpected places. After the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police in London revealed herself to be a fan of Pakistan legendry all rounder Imran Khan and Pakistan cricket. Cressida Dick, the first female ...

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Russia to establish $200m oil refinery in Pakistan

MOSCOW: Russian investors have agreed to setup a medium size refinery in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in this regard was signed here between the delegation of Russian investors from Inter Rao Engineering & HIMMASH APPARAT – a leading EPCC contractor through local partners ORPHEUS – and Khyber ...

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PCB not willing to play U-19 Asia Cup in India

BENGALURU: The PCB is set to raise an objection to India hosting the Under-19 Asia Cup amid the climate of political tension between the two countries. The tournament is scheduled to be held in Bengaluru in November this year with Pakistan reluctant to tour. India has already been allotted the ...

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