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December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Nadeem wins bowling title

KARACHI: Nadeem Shehzad won the inter-media section of the 5th Saldera Open All Pakistan Tenpin Bowling Championship here at Royal Rodale Club on Monday. Shehzad of Channel-5 finished first with 270 points in the event in which 40 sports journalists showcased their talent. Honourary member of Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) Kashif Farooqui

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Talha bags weightlifting gold in Egypt

KARACHI: Pakistan’s promising weightlifter Talha Talib claimed snatch gold in the 67kg competitions of the 5th Senior Solidarity International Weightlifting Championship in Egypt late Monday night. Talha lifted 136kg, also national record in snatch, to secure gold. He also got silver in clean and jerk by lifting 155kg weight, also a new national record

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Aqeel, Yousuf move ahead in F-2 Futures

Karachi: Pakistan’s Aqeel Khan and Yousuf Khalil moved into the second round of men’s singles in the $15,000 F-2 Futures at PTF complex, Islamabad on Tuesday. In the first round, Yousuf beat Mudassir Murtaza 6-4, 6-3 and Aqeel won against Shamael Chaudhry of Great Britain 7-5, 6-1. Top seed Cheong-Eui Kim from South Korea thrashed Ahmad Asjad Qureshi

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM NBP come from behind to beat Muslim FC

KARACHI: Substitutes Adnan Nazar and Maqbool hit one goal apiece in the second half to enable National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to come from one goal down to prevail over Chaman’s Muslim FC 2-1 in their crucial game of the 12th Pakistan Premier Football League here at KMC Stadium on Tuesday. In the hotly-contested battle, Qudratullah put Muslim FC ahead

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Port Qasim plans to deepen channel for energy cargos

KARACHI: The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has planned improvement and deepening of the alternative channel to accommodate upcoming oil, gas and bulk terminals, PQA Chairman Asad Chandna said. “We are conducting studies at the moment, and you will start seeing progress in six months,” he said while talking to journalists on Tuesday. He said the economy

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Japan to provide scholarships to govt officials

Islamabad: Japan International Cooperation Centre (JICE) has announced to provide twenty fully-funded scholarships to Pakistan for the officers of the federal government of Pakistan to study at the universities in Japan under the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS). Through this scholarship, 18 scholars for Master's programme (2 years)

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Work on policy about Afghan refugees in process

PESHAWAR: A spokesman of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government Ajmal Khan Wazir Tuesday said as per the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan work on a comprehensive policy about Afghan refugees was under process. There is no sanction on movement of Afghan refugees in Pakistan, however the criminals’ elements would be dealt with iron hands, he said while addressing

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Appointment of KPEZDMC chief executive challenged in PHC

PESHAWAR: Appointment of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and members of the Board of Directors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC) were on Tuesday challenged in the Peshawar High Court (PHC). Ali Gohar Durrani, a lawyer, filed a writ petition in the high court. He sought an order to declare the appointment

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM Mindshare Pakistan takes home Top Honors at Campaign Asia ‘Agency of the Year’ Awards

The South Asia ‘Agency of the Year’ awards were held in Mumbai on 4th December, recognizing the best individual and agency talent across South Asia in the industry. The award recognized top achievers across the creative, media and activations industry spectrum. Representing the Pakistani contingent, Mindshare Pakistan received the top award, as the Gold Award

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM ADB approves $75m loan to improve KP roads

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $75 million loan as additional financing for a project that aims to improve road conditions, capacity, and road safety on provincial roads in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. The additional funding will widen and enhance 42 kilometers of the total length (53.9 km) of the chronically congested