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Memorial Football reaches semis stage

ISLAMABAD - Al-Fasial FC, Islamabad United, Akber FC and Murder Doll FC moved into the semifinals of the Akber Memorial Floodlight 9-a-side Football Championship here at T&T Football Ground. In the first quarterfinal, Al-Faisal FC outclassed Naek FC 3-0. Al-Faisal was leading 1-0 in the first ...

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July 23, 2014

Gaga gets emotional on stage

BTGLAS VEGAS Lady Gaga got slightly teary-eyed as she thanked her fans for their support at her latest gig.The 28-year-old singer gave an emotional speech as she took her ARTPOP Ball to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, reported the Daily Mirror. Gaga, wearing a pink wig, said: ‘I want ...

kristoff wins stage tour france
July 21, 2014

Kristoff wins 15th stage of Tour de France

NIMES - Alexander Kristoff gained his second victory of the Tour de France on Sunday as he came home first on the 222km 15th stage from Tallard to Nimes. The Norwegian powered through in a sprint finish to deny New Zealander Jack Bauer, who came within 100 metres of winning after a breakaway of ...

Yahoo spotlights live music to shine on Internet stage

AFPSAN FRANCISCO Yahoo’s hopes for renewed stardom on the Internet stage are being pinned on a song.Make that many songs - performed by popular musicians in real time, and streamed daily at yahoo.com/live beginning with a concert Tuesday by The Dave Matthews Band.In what analysts see as a ...

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July 16, 2014

Diva Nana returns to Athens stage at 80

ATHENS (AFP): Nana Mouskouri, one of the best-selling singers of all time, returned to the stage in her native Greece on Monday as part of a tour to celebrate her 80th birthday. Ahead of a concert at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, where six years ago she bid goodbye to the music industry, the ...

clinton musical hit york stage
July 04, 2014

Clinton: the musical to hit New York stage

NEW YORKIt’s tough being Hillary Clinton. Her book’s a flop, she’s angered ordinary Americans with crass remarks about money and now her husband’s life is a New York musical.The lofty ideals and sordid scandal of the eight-year Clinton White House have been rolled into a ...

IDPs stage protest demonstration against ration distribution

BANNU- Internally Displaced People (IDPs) of NWA operation staged a protest against poor arrangements of ration distribution today. The protesters blocked the Kohat Road and chanted slogans against the administration. They also pelted stones which hurt a policeman. The IDPs demanded proper and ...

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June 28, 2014

Group stage ends with spicy bite amid goals rain

RIO DE JANEIRO - What a topsy turvy World Cup this is turning out to be! With the smaller teams stepping up to make their presence felt, the established order of world football seems to have been turned upside down. The group stage have provided shocks aplenty with three former winners — ...

afridi stage charity refugees
June 28, 2014

Afridi to stage charity T20 for refugees

KARACHI - Pakistan cricket legend Shahid Afridi said Friday he is planning a Twenty20 match to raise money for almost half a million people displaced by a military operation in the country's northwest.More than 470,000 have fled the offensive against strongholds of the Taliban and other militants ...

Markets flooded with under-invoiced, smuggled goods

LAHORE - Low valuation of imports has adversely affected sales tax, withholding tax, customs duty and Federal Excise Duty on imported items during 2013-14 and the major reason of less revenue collection is the absence of foolproof mechanism for accurate assessment of duties and taxes at the import ...

us lankans stage protest buddhist
June 27, 2014

US Lankans stage protest against Buddhist

NEW YORK : Over five hundred Sri Lankan-Americans- Muslims and non-Muslims held a protest demonstration in front of the United Nations on Wednesday to seek the world body’s help for the protection of Muslims from deadly attacks by a hardline Buddhist group in the country’s south-west ...

afridi stage charity match idps
June 27, 2014, 8:14 pm

Afridi to stage charity T20 match for IDPs

KARACHI- Pakistan ace cricketer Shahid Afridi said that he is planning a Twenty20 match to raise funds for the people displaced by the military operation in Pakistan's northwest region. "I am in talks with the authorities and will soon announce a Twenty20 match in Lahore to raise funds," he told ...

Oscar-winning Frozen creators plan stage musical

BBCCalifornia The Oscar-winning creators of the animation Frozen are planning a stage musical entitled Up Here, the show’s producer has said. Husband and wife team Robert Lopez - who co-wrote The Book of Mormon - and Kristen Anderson-Lopez are writing a romantic comedy, Scott Sanders told ...

Charles Aznavour marks 90th birthday on stage

AFPLONDON Legendary French-Armenian singer Charles Aznavour, who celebrated his 90th birthday on stage in Berlin last month, defied the years to charm 5,500 spectators at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall on Sunday. Taking the limelight to a standing ovation, the activist-singer promised ...

Smart lifestyle takes centre stage at Asia tech show

AFPTAIPEI-Asia’s largest tech trade show will be a battleground for smart innovations when it kicks off in Taiwan Tuesday - from car systems which warn when you are driving badly to a toothbrush-style camera that films the user’s teeth.More than 1,500 exhibitors, including some of the ...

special persons stage sit
May 29, 2014

‘Ignored’ special persons stage sit-in

RAHIM YAR KHANA number of special persons staged a sit-in here at DCO Office Chowk against unemployment and lack of educational and health facilities.They were holding placards and banners inscribed with their demands. Rahim Yar Khan Deaf and Dumb Association President Ikramul Haq Khan told the ...

Modi’s nationalist foot soldiers take centre-stage in India

Frank Jack Daniel and Sanjeev MiglaniStanding with Narendra Modi as he was sworn in as prime minister on the majestic forecourt of India’s presidential palace was a cabinet made up almost entirely of ministers whose careers started in a hardline Hindu nationalist movement.After the stunning ...

National Ranking Tennis enters quarters stage

ISLAMABAD - Top seed M Mudassar, Hafiz Arbab Ali, Ilham Khan, Barkatullah, Arham Atiq, Syed Nofil Kaleem, Aman Atiq, M Muzammil advanced into the quarterfinals of the First AJ Pharma Senior/Junior National Ranking Tennis Championship by eliminating their respective opponents in the ...

Phinney nabs stage as Wiggins keeps California lead

LOS ANGELES - Taylor Phinney won the fifth stage of the Tour of California Thursday as Bradley Wiggins retained the overall lead after the 174-kilometer stage from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara. BMC's Phinney attacked on the descent from the San Marcos Pass climb to take a long-range solo victory 12 ...

cardiff stage ashes opener
May 13, 2014

Cardiff to stage 2015 Ashes opener

LONDON - England will be hoping history repeats itself when their bid to regain the Ashes next year starts in Cardiff. Monday saw the England and Wales Cricket Board announce the international schedule for its 2015 home season. And it was the choice of the Welsh capital ground to stage the first ...

Black coats stage strike to remember deceased peers

HAFIZABAD-On the call of Pakistan Bar Council, the lawyers of District Bar Association and the Pindi Bhattian Tehsil Bar Association observed black day to condemn the massacre of lawyers on May 12, 2007. They boycotted courts proceedings and held functions to remember the fateful day. They called ...

Birthday boy Tuft shines in Giro's opening stage

BELFAST - Canadian Svein Tuft, riding for Australian team Orica-GreenEdge, enjoyed a birthday to remember as the Giro d'Italia got underway in Belfast on Friday. Tuft celebrated his 37th birthday by leading Orica-GreenEdge over the line at the end of the first stage of the prestigious event.And ...

wheat price hike at stage unwise
May 07, 2014

Wheat price hike at this stage to be unwise

TOBA TEK SINGH-Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan visited and inspected two Passco wheat purchase centres in Gojra tehsil here on Tuesday.He went to Passco wheat purchase centre at Nawan Lahore and Korian Adda on Painsara Road.On the occasion, he claimed ...

Inter-media Cricket enters quarters stage

ISLAMABAD - Express TV, Kashmir Media, Foreign Media XI and holders ATV entered the quarterfinals of the PTCL Inter-media Cricket Tournament here at G-6 ground. In the first match of the day, Express TV outclassed ARY TV by 84 runs in a one-sided affair. Batting first, Express TV scored huge 161-4 ...

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, ...

cut stage timing
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 ...

stage enters quarters tennis ranking
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 ...

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