ISLAMABAD: Former senator Farhatullah Babar has said that no medal and no award conferred on anyone in the cause of freedom of expression is brighter than the scars on the bodies of…
Two students of Karachi High School (KHS) – Sharjeel Sabeeh and Muhammad Ismail – have been declared ‘top in Karachi’ as the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) has announced names for…
Students of the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) won the regional second round of the 15th All Pakistan Inter-University Debate Contest at the International Islamic University. Students who had won interdepartmental…
Cristiano Ronaldo will put his latest controversy behind him and rescue Real Madrid from their faltering start to La Liga season, his teammates have insisted. The Portuguese star described himself as being…
Pakistan’s spinners kept them alive in the four-match ODI series with the help of Bismah Maroof, who saw them home despite another collapse in a low-scoring game. Legspinner and captain Sana Mir…
The Punjab Wushu team has performed brilliantly on the opening day of the Inter-Province U-16 Girls Wushu Championship held at Multan. Punjab won gold medal in 44kg weight category through Fatima Zenab…
World champions India were trumped by half-centuries from Darren Bravo and Ramnaresh Sarwan that guided West Indies to a second consolation victory in the final One-day International on Thursday. The Indian bowlers…
STUTTGART – Germany’s Andrea Petkovic says she wants to show the form that saw her reach January’s Australian Open quarter-finals when the WTA tournament starts in Stuttgart on Monday. The 23-year-old is enjoying a career-high ranking of 19th in the world and reached the last four of last month’s WTA tournament in Miami by knocking out world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the process. Petkovic has become the darling of the tennis media here — starved of a top name since Steffi Graf
LAHORE – A paper titled ‘Barriers to Islamic Banking in Pakistan’ presented by 5 undergraduate students Hassan Ahmed, Nausherwan Saleem, Khawaja Jaffer Abbas, Muzammil Altaf Barkhurdaria and Jawad Mehmood from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) received the best student paper award at the Global Islamic Marketing Conference held in Dubai, UAE in March, 2011.
The conference, sponsored by The United Arab Emirates University and Emerald Group Publishing, was
KARACHI – Following the four musically diverse episodes and a repeat telecast of Yasir and Jawad’s episode based on exceptionally popular demand, Ufone’s music platform Uth Records returns this week with their fifth and second to last episode featuring Karachi-based singer Ather Sani.
Through Ufone’s Uth Records’ televised platform and as illustrated by its artists Jumbo Jutt, Yasir and Jawad, Usman Riaz and Natasha Ejaz, the team has endeavoured to show how talented young
MUMBAI – After years of Bollywood award functions dominated by glamorous movie stars, fans in India are now using Twitter to honour deserving performances snubbed by the more mainstream events.
A rant on Twitter about an apparent bias in Indian film awards led to the launch of the Tweeple Film Awards, with more than 1,500 Twitter users voting to choose the jury alone.
“Film awards are commercialised, pander to stars and are given out depending on which star is attending the
LAHORE – The 6th Inter-Zonal Sports Competitions under Tevta and Punjab Board of Technical Education are in progress. In girls’ volleyball, South Zone defeated North Zone with a huge margin of 25-6. In the athletics competitions, which were held in Punjab University Old Campus ground, North Zone bagged the first position in 100m race. Central Zone won the 800m and 1500m races. The 4x100m relay race, discus and high jump events were also won by the Central Zone. The competitions will
LAHORE – Mohammad Shabir of WAPDA won the first stage of the 16th Tour de Pakistan International Cycle Race, which started from Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi on Tuesday.
The colourful opening ceremony was held at Mazar-e-Quaid, during which Dr Syed Muhammad Ali Shah, Minister for Sports Government of Sindh, flagged off the cyclists.
Dr. Syed Muhammad Ali Shah briefed the cyclists, City Government officials and Sports organisers regarding the cycling event’s popularity in
LAHORE – Pakistan rugby team’s preparations for the Asian events started here at the Garrison Degree College on Monday. The boys of the camp were separated into two halves and all the players got full games and showed their skills. The teams were named Pakistan Purples and Pakistan Blues. Purples won the match 21-14 and players that stood out were Manan Naseem of Punjab at full back. Throughout the game, Manan showed great sense and was flawless in receiving the high ball and running
LAHORE – Toa Dubai rugby club won the Sharjah 10s title as four Pakistan national team players, who are in Dubai for studies and work, shone for the top premiership club.
The Pakistani players playing in the series were Shiraz Niazi, Adnan Niazi, Azmat Niazi (all three play for Islamabad Jins rugby club) and Sair Riaz (plays for Punjab and Lahore Rams).
The Sharjah 10s had 25 teams competing from across the Gulf, consisting mostly of expats from rugby playing countries such
NAGPUR – Tatenda Taibu just missed a maiden World Cup century while Raymond Price grabbed three early wickets as Zimbabwe crushed hapless Canada by 175 runs for their first win in Group A on Monday. Zimabwe were indebted to former captain Taibu (98) and Craig Ervine (85) for posting 298-9 before dismissing Canada for a paltry 123, with left-arm spinner Price finishing with 3-16 off eight tight overs.
The African nation, who lost to Australia in their opener, virtually reduced the
KARACHI – Khushhalibank endeavours to encourage the micro and small entrepreneurs of Pakistan through various avenues, one of which has been to take part in the CITI-PPAF Awards, which took place in Islamabad to formally announce the 20 award winners from each respective category. These awards were meant to celebrate the achievements of exceptional micro entrepreneurs who have demonstrated the true spirit of entrepreneurship-using their creative minds and independent decision making