Topic: Stage

National Men’s Netball reaches semi-finals stage

ISLAMABAD - Army, Police, PAF and HEC reached the semifinals of the 13th National Men's Netball Championship being played here at Pakistan Sports Complex, Hamidi Hall on Wednesday. Director General PSB Dr Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera took strong notice of The Nation story regarding poor arrangements, ...

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April 08, 2014

Call to cut stage shows’ timing

LAHORE: Masaail Committee Chairman Nazim Shaukat has appealed to the Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to cut down the timing of stage drama shows to avoid late night mess in Lahore. In a press statement, he said that the theatres’ administration should be asked to be punctual in showing ...

usaid commits stage kurram tangi dam
March 08, 2014

USAID commits $81 m for stage-I of Kurram Tangi Dam

LAHORE - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed to provide a grant of US $81 million to Wapda for construction of the Stage-I of Kurram Tangi Dam Project.Kurram Tangi Dam is a component of the Federal Government’s least-cost energy generation and water ...

memorial tennis enters semis stage
March 07, 2014

Memorial Tennis enters semis stage

ISLAMABAD - Aqeel Khan, M Abid, Jaleel Khan and Ahmed Ch moved to the 1st Ch Rehmat Ali Memorial PTF National Ranking Tennis Championship semifinals here at Senator Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex on Thursday. Top seed Aqeel Khan was in excellent form as he won his match against Heera Ashiq ...

Senators grill govt over Islamabad attack

ISLAMABAD - The absence of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan from the Senate on Monday prompted the PPP-led combined opposition to vent its anger over the fierce terrorist attack in District Courts Complex of the capital city by staging a walkout.The business on the agenda was suspended by ...

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February 28, 2014

Ranking Tennis enters quarters stage

ISLAMABAD - Top seed Aqeel Khan, Usman Rafiq, M Abid, Imran Shaukat, Heera Ashiq, Usman Ejaz, Ahmed Ch and Yasir Khan qualified for the 1st Zarkon International PTF Ranking Tennis Tournament men's singles quarterfinals here at the PTF Tennis Complex on Thursday. Aqeel thrashed Abbas Khan of ...

doc stage sit protest civic centre
February 25, 2014

Doc stage sit-in protest outside Civic Centre

KARACHI - The members of doctors’ community have staged a sit-in protest outside the Civic Centre, Karachi and blocked the traffic to get the attention of the government towards the brutal murder of Prof Dr Javed Iqbal Qazi.  The protestors demanded the government to take necessary ...

Bombs wound Egypt cops, Morsi backers stage demos

CAIRO - Two roadside bombs exploded near a patrol car in Cairo Friday, and police fired tear gas at supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in Alexandria, security officials in Egypt said.One policeman was slightly wounded when his patrol car was hit by two roadside bombs in a Cairo suburb, ...

madonna share stage russian punk band
January 31, 2014

Madonna to share stage with Russian punk band

AFPMOSCOW-Madonna will share a stage with the freed members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot at a concert in New York next month, the US pop star said.The singer will appear with Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina as part of an Amnesty International concert on February 5, with a star-studded ...

tehsil level pyf enters final stage
January 25, 2014

Tehsil level of PYF enters its final stage

LAHORE - As the Tehsil Level of the Punjab Youth Festival 2014 entered its final stage, the competitions attracted around 85,101 players throughout the province and 19661 came out thumping with joy on Friday.  Hunger for win prevailed to the optimum on the day in different town of the city. In ...

demo protest aspirants stage polls local
January 18, 2014

Local polls’ aspirants stage protest demo

LAHORE - A good number of prospective candidates for the local government elections staged a demonstration here in the City to lodge protest against the government for using delaying tactics regarding conduct of the local elections. Gathered under the aegis of civil society organisations including ...

quaid trophy super stage
January 17, 2014

Quaid Trophy Super Eight Stage

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad finished day one against Karachi Whites at seven without loss in two overs in the Faysal Bank Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2013-2014 Super Eight Stage third round Group-A match here at the Diamond Cricket Ground on Thursday. Earlier, Karachi, put into bat first, were bowled out for 249 ...

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January 14, 2014

Spain to fore as Sainz, Barreda claim Dakar 7th stage

UYUNI - Former winner Carlos Sainz won the seventh car stage of the Dakar Rally on Sunday with his fellow Spaniard Joan Barreda claiming the motorbike section. After Saturday’s rest day the grueling rally resumed for the cars with a timed 533 kilometre circuit around Salta in Argentina. The ...

race stage fourth dakar lead takes sainz
January 10, 2014

Sainz takes Dakar fourth stage and race lead

CHILECITO - Former winner Carlos Sainz claimed the fourth stage of the Dakar Rally and the overall lead on Wednesday with defending champion Stephane Peterhansel in second despite enduring a second successive day of punctures.SMG Buggy driver Sainz, the 2010 Dakar champion, finished more than six ...

transformers director stalks stage
January 08, 2014

Transformers director stalks off stage

AFPLAS VEGAS-Autobot warriors in ‘Transformers’ films stand firm in the face of pressure, but the director of the blockbuster action films bolted when a teleprompter failed him at a Samsung press event.Michael Bay joined a Samsung executive on stage on Monday to extol the wonders of a ...

UK barristers stage first ‘strike’ over legal aid cuts

LONDON : British criminal case lawyers staged an unprecedented walkout on Monday over cuts to the government’s legal aid budget, briefly paralysing the court system.Hundreds of barristers in their black gowns and white wigs flocked outside the Old Bailey, England’s central criminal ...

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January 06, 2014

Second stage of PYF 2014 gets underway

LAHORE - The second stage of Punjab Youth Festival 2014 at union council level got underway throughout the province on Sunday with extensive participation witnessed in all the sporting events. In 63 union councils of nine towns of Lahore, a large number of participants took part in different ...

weary gas cut residents stage sit
January 04, 2014

Weary of gas cut, residents stage sit-in

SARGODHA - Hundreds of residents staged a protest sit-in against Sui gas loadshedding here in front of Press Club on Friday.  As per details, hundreds of residents of different localities including Factory Area, Suleman Pura, Saleem Park, Istaqlal Abad, Gulshan Colony, Rehmani Colony and ...

December 31, 2013

The world is a stage

The two day International Peace Conference, under the joint auspices of World Punjabi Congress and International Sufi Council, finally culminated with a note of optimism and the participants adopted the Lahore Declaration. Attended by 35 high-profile delegates from India and 15 from ten other ...

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December 31, 2013

Wheat must get water at fruit stage to avoid loss

MULTAN : Wheat growers have been advised not to keep crop water stressed at delicate growth stages and must apply second water at fruit formation stage to avoid 24 per cent production loss. In a press release issued by the media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department, experts said that wheat ...

Baloch parties to stage anti-Centre protest on Jan 12

QUETTA  - More than 11 political parties in Balochistan have decided to stage a sit-in outside Parliament House on January 12 next year in protest over the kidnapping of a senior leader of Awami National Party and growing incidents of kidnapping for ransom in the province.Representatives of ...

fui students stage play
December 28, 2013

FUI students stage play

RAWALPINDI - The students of Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) arranged a stage play titled 'Rubarooh' here at university auditorium on Friday.Sarmad Khosat, a renowned actor, was the chief guest. Eminent artists, faculty members, large number of students and people from different walks of life ...

supplies drones stage nato pti
December 27, 2013

PTI, JI stage sit-in against drones, Nato supplies

QUETTA - The activists of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Jamaat-e-Islami on Thursday staged a sit-in in the provincial capital against drone attacks in Pakistan and supplies to the Nato forces in Afghanistan.The sit-in continued from 10am to 5pm and a large number of workers of PTI and JI stopped the ...

jui stage anti pti protest
December 24, 2013

JUI-F to stage anti-PTI protest

PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) on Monday announced to stage a sit-in in Peshawar on January 26 against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI)-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for not resolving people’s problems.Addressing a news conference here at the party’s provincial ...

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December 22, 2013

CNS Int’l Squash enters semis stage

ISLAMABAD - All the top players won their respective matches in straight games and no major upsets was witnessed in the quarterfinals of the CNS International Squash Championship 2013 at Roshan Khan/Jahangir Khan Squash Complex Karachi on Saturday. In the first quarterfinal, Nasir Iqbal beat Tayyab ...

imran advised stage dec at minar pakistan
December 19, 2013

Imran advised to stage Dec 22 show at Minar-e-Pakistan

LAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf which started its success journey from Minar-e-Pakistan on October 30, 2011, should hold its show against price hike on December 22 in the provincial capital from the same venue in a bid to infuse the October 2011 spirit in the party leaders and workers ahead of ...

transporters protest stage cng closure
December 17, 2013

Transporters stage protest against CNG closure

RAWALPINDI - The violent transporters refused to accept the incentives in term of increasing fares by City District Government Rawalpindi and demanded provision of CNG to public transport in the twin cities.They also leashed out at the Punjab government for jamming the wheels of local public ...

mqm mpas stage protest slgo
December 17, 2013

MQM MPAs stage protest against SLGO

KARACHI - MQM MPAs on Monday staged protest against the Sindh Local Government Amendment Ordinance-2013 here.MQM parliamentary leader Sardar Ahmad while addressing the MQM parliamentary committee meeting in Sindh Assembly chamber showed concern over not bringing the Ordinance into assembly.He said ...

farmers stage sit demand subsidy
December 08, 2013

Farmers stage sit-in, demand subsidy

MUZAFFARGARHThousands of farmers staged a sit-in at the Chenab River bridge on Thursday on the call made by Kissan Ittehad.  They blocked the Multan-Muzaffargarh Road to press the authorities for acceptance of their demands. Kissan Ittehad President Khalid Khokhar told media, "We will continue ...

rapper apologises stage
November 20, 2013

Rapper apologises for stage dive

BBCLONDON-An American rapper has apologised for a “boneheaded” dive off a 35ft lighting rig during a London gig that put him and two of his fans in hospital. According to a posting on his Facebook page, George Watsky injured a man and broke a woman’s arm when he landed on top of ...