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Pakistan Super League final to be held in Lahore


In a meeting held in Dubai on Monday between the Pakistan Super League (PSL) management and the owners of the team franchises, it was decided that the final for the tournament will be held in Lahore. “It has been heart-warming to see the dedication of all owners to the cause …

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Consultants oppose piped gas to ‘uneconomical’ categories


ISLAMABAD: Independent consultants appointed on the instructions of the government have recommended limiting the expansion of piped-natural gas to uneconomical consumer categories and replacing it with cylindered-gas to contain huge energy losses amid scarce domestic resources. “Bottled (cylinder) LPG is the perfect option for homes that do not have access …

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Lal Masjid distances itself from terror group’s statement


ISLAMABAD: Aiming to disassociate itself from the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan faction Jamaatul Ahrar, Lal Masjid on Saturday decried the group’s statement announcing terror strikes in the name of Abdul Rasheed Ghazi. The group has said the recent bombing in Lahore was carried out as part of ‘Operation Ghazi’ to avenge …

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Bye-bye ‘Boom Boom’ as Afridi ends international career


Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup but still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships …

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Punjab govt seeks Rangers help to combat terrorism


The Punjab government during a provincial apex committee meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday decided to seek support from the Rangers to combat terrorism in Punjab days after a suicide attack in Lahore killed at least 15 people and wounded 85 others. The details regarding the …

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