Archive for September 2018

Fawad Chaudhry says considerably brought down PM House expenses

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Sunday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led government brought down the expenses of the Prime Minister House from around Rs1 billion to mere lakhs (under one million rupees). The information minister was holding a press conference, where he said that when former prime minister Nawaz Sharif left…

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Shabbir Iqbal wins CNS Open Golf Championship

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s seasoned golfer Shabbir Iqbal added another title to his tally on Sunday by winning the 23rd CNS Open Golf Championship in Karachi, with a score of -16 in the four-day championship. Shabbir who took the initial lead with the score of under 4 in first round kept the lead throughout the…

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Hamilton wins in Russia to go 50 points clear

SOCHI (Agencies): Valtteri Bottas moved aside to let Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton win the Russian Grand Prix and surge 50 points clear in the Formula One championship on Sunday with five races remaining. The victory was a landmark 70th for the Briton, who is well on his way to a fifth title and is…

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Pakistan’s Bilal wins inaugural ACBS 10-Red championship

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s Muhammad Bilal became the inaugural winner of the 1st Asian Confederation of Billiards and Snooker (ACBS) Asian Tour 10-Red in Doha on Saturday night as he defeated former professional player from Ireland, Brendan O’Donoghue, in the final. Bilal, who has never played professional snooker before had a rather easy day on…

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Bowlers, Klaasen take South Africa to five-wicket win

KIMBERLEY (Agencies): It was the discovery of diamonds that originally sparked a 19th century rush to Kimberley by hopeful prospectors, and in recent years visiting batsmen have dreamt of striking riches of runs on a pitch that tends to be as flat as the N12 highway that leads to the city. But a fresh pitch…

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Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape claim as ‘fake news’

MADRID (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed as “fake news” accusations by a US woman who alleges she was raped by the Portuguese footballer in 2009. In an Instagram video, Ronaldo said: “They want to promote [themselves] by [using] my name. It’s normal.” Ronaldo’s lawyers say they will sue Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine, which originally reported…

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New Zealand beat Argentina to win sixth Rugby Championship

BUENOS AIRES (Agencies): New Zealand won the Rugby Championship for the sixth time by beating Argentina 35-17 in Buenos Aires on Saturday as they put a stunning home defeat by South Africa behind them. The All Blacks led 21-3 at half-time before a sell-out 50,000 crowd and scored first in the second half through substitute…

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Pakistan courageously highlighted Kashmir dispute at UNGA: Gilani

SRINAGAR  (Monitoring Desk): All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Syed Ali Gilani has said that Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi has courageously highlighted the Kashmir dispute at the United Nations General Assembly and proved to be a friend and well-wisher of Kashmir. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that…

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Citizenship dialogue held in Kabul to solve problems

KABUL (TOLONews): Officials from security departments and Kabul Municipality as well as Kabul residents on Sunday attended a the “Citizenship Dialogue” event to find discuss challenges in the city and find solutions for them. The city with around five million population is faced with security problems, lack of water, poor transportation, lack of standard roads…

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Khost director performs Hajj 15 times at govt expense

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): One person has been heading the Hajj and Islamic Affairs Department of southeastern Khost province over the past one and a half decades. Mualvi Izharuddin, the Khost Hajj and Islamic Affairs director, in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News said it was transparency in his leadership and good behavior with people that he…

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