The detention hearing of Kashmiri Ghulam Nabi Fai, arrested by the FBI for illegally lobbying for Pakistan in the US, was postponed for next Tuesday as his attorney had scheduling conflicts. In…
Heavy rain washed out the final of the Queen’s Club grasscourt championships on Sunday with Briton Andy Murray and Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga now scheduled to clash on Monday. Organisers had hoped to…
The opening match of the 15th Tauseef Trophy Cricket Championship has been postponed due to heavy rain which was to be played on June 2, between Muslim Gym and Ludhiyana Gym at…
Iran on Wednesday postponed the trial of three Americans on spying charges without giving a reason, their lawyer said. The US State Department had on Tuesday urged the Islamic Republic, with which…
ISLAMABAD – The meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) has been postponed until April 23 without taking up the agenda. The commission, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, met Saturday for considering confirmation or appointments of additional judges to the Lahore and Balochistan high courts, but the agenda was not completed due the non-availability of the law minister.
The law minister-designate, Maula Bux Chandio, attended the meeting without taking oath,
PARIS – A first meeting to set down the ground rules of a fund to channel hundreds of billions of dollars to poor countries exposed to climate change has been postponed, a UN official said on Thursday. Representatives from 40 countries had been scheduled to meet in Mexico City on March 14 and 15 for the maiden meeting of a panel designed to breathe life into the Green Climate Fund (GCF) established last December.
“The meeting has been postponed,” a spokesman for the UN Framework
LONDON – The release of Mel Gibson’s new film ‘The Beaver’ has been postponed by six weeks. The drama was previously scheduled to open in a limited number of theatres on 23 March, with a subsequent wider release on 8 April. But on Monday, Summit Entertainment executives announced plans to push back the release date – the film will now come out in the US on 6 May and expand on 20 May.
It’s the latest bump in the road for Gibson’s offering, in which he plays a man with depression –
KARACHI – The oath-taking ceremony of the Karachi Bar Association (KBA) has been postponed due to the engagement of Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in Islamabad. The CJP has to preside over the judicial council meeting today (Saturday).
The ceremony could be held in the first week or the mid of February as it depends on the schedule of the CJP.
LAHORE – The Lahore Polo Club has cancelled the Ciro’s Pizza Pomodoro Polo Cup here on Friday after two days of lull in polo activity. Omer Niazi,
LPC Honorary Secretary said: “The cancellation has come due to inclement weather. The final of the Cup, which was scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled.” He said that the fresh dates of the event will be announced later, once room is created in the busy schedule of activities for the event.
LONDON – Two-time Cheltenham Gold Cup champion Kauto Star’s bid for a record fifth win in the King George VI steeplechase will have to wait till January 15 after Kempton Park racecourse authorities were forced to postpone the race for a second time after an inspection on Sunday.
The race had been set for its traditional Boxing Day running until it was postponed on Friday because of frozen ground with the management team hoping it could be run on Monday.
Clerk of the course
LONDON – Freezing temperatures have put paid to two games in the Premier League’s traditional Boxing Day programme – Blackpool against Liverpool and Everton against Birmingham.
Overnight temperatures of minus nine degrees brought a morning pitch inspection at Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road pitch, which does not have undersoil heating.
And despite covers and hot-air blowers being employed over the last few days an assessment of the playing surface showed there was no possibility
KARACHI: Anarchy prevailed at the University of Karachi (KU) on Friday after a lingering dispute between two student organisations over invigilation matters turned violent. Exasperated law enforcers moved from one point to another to arrest the student’s involved, but failed to arrest a single student involved in the clash.
Among the many wounded, three students have been described as “critically injured” as the violence engulfed several departments in its wake. The KU
ISLAMABAD: A last ditch effort by Interior Minister Senator Rehman Malik on Monday saved him a day of utter embarrassment as he contacted Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain in London and requested for the postponement of the meeting between the MQM delegation and President Asif Ali Zardari scheduled to take place yesterday, so that he can be part of the talks.
A well informed source told Pakistan Today that the interior minister contacted the MQM headquarters and