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Hajj training underway

Extensive Hajj training programmes is underway across the country to facilitate the intending pilgrims in performing Hajj rituals in Saudi Arabia. An official of Ministry of Religious Affairs while talking to APP

Rugby team’s camp gets underway

Pakistan rugby team’s camp training commenced here Saturday at the Lahore Rugby Ground under the supervision of New Zealand coach Mike Pirrit. As many as 30 shortlisted players from all over Pakistan

U-14 athletics camp gets underway

The camp for youth under-14 boys athletes started here at the Punjab Stadium, Lahore with 24 athletes from different divisions taking part. In the camps, provincial coach Amanat Gill is imparting training.

SA Judo gets underway

The Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) organised a colourful opening ceremony for the ninth South Asian Judo Championship on Tuesday here at the Liaquat Gymnasium Sports Complex. Senator Jehangir Badar graced the ceremony

CM Summer League gets underway

LAHORE – President Lahore City Cricket Association Khawaja Nadeem Ahmad inaugurated the Punjab Chief Minister’s Summer Cricket League today. Nadeem was of the view that the league will help in identifying talented player besides formulating performance-based criteria for the selection of Lahore’s team to take part in PCB’s domestic tournaments. “We have picked 15 grounds for the event in order to revive club cricket on the pattern of summer leagues of yester years,” said Nadeem. He

Women’s referees course gets underway

LAHORE – The six-day Women’s Referee Consolidating Course commenced at FIFA House, Lahore today and will conclude on April 15. Seven of the 14 participants, Laila Zafar, Saiqah Waris, Fehmida Ayub, Shazia Ramzan, Sabiha Khalil, Saima Majeed and Bushra Khanam are from Lahore. According to PFF Women’s Administrator and Course Coordinator Neha Zia, participants from Lahore, Vehari, Rawalpindi, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa and Bahawlpur will train under Referees Manager Qazi Mohammad Asif and

WAPDA Athletics underway

LAHORE -The WAPDA Annual Inter-unit Athletics Competitions are in progress at the Athletics Track of WAPDA Sports Complex, Lahore. More than 300 male and female athletes from various units of WAPDA and PEPCO are competing for the honours during this three-day extravaganza.
Maj Gen (R) Muhammad Akram Sahi, President Athletics Federation of Pakistan graced the second day of the competitions as the Guest of Honour and gave away prizes to the winners. LESCO is leading the medals

Empty feeling as Eden Gardens’ Cup gets underway

KOLKATA – Kolkata’s iconic Eden Gardens, which was embarrassingly stripped of its opening World Cup clash last month, finally joins the party on Tuesday, but the celebrations could turn flat.
The historic venue was scheduled to host four World Cup matches but missed out on the high-profile game between India and England on February 27 due to delays in renovation work with the match shifted to Bangalore. Eden Gardens now boasts a modern look but with the capacity reduced from

Inter-zonal Sports underway

LAHORE – The sixth Inter-zonal Sports Competition is underway under the auspices of TEVTA and Punjab Board of Technical Education Lahore. Central Zone defeated North Zone in a cricket match, while South Zone edged Central Zone in a football match. Central Zone won a hockey match against South Zone. In tug of war, South Zone were the winners, while volleyball was won by Central Zone. Basketball was won by North zone and badminton was won by Central Zone. The competitions will continue

Preparations underway for 6th population and housing census

STAFF REPORT – A control room has been established in the district coordination officer (DCO) Karachi’s camp office for providing information regarding the sixth Population and Housing Census to be conducted by the Pakistan government in coordination with the inter-provincial CCI, according to a press release issued on Tuesday by the City District Government Karachi (CDGK).
DCOs had been appointed as Census District Coordinators via a federal government notification, to work as

Coaches and Umpires Clinic underway

LAHORE – The National Coaches and Umpires Clinic is in progress at Bahawalpur Hockey Stadium in conjunction with 30th U19 Junior National Hockey Championship. Khawaja Muhammad Junaid is conducting the Coaches Clinic while Faiz Muhammad Faizi is conducting the Umpires Clinic. All nominated coaches and umpires have reported to their respective Course Conductors.
The 30th U19 Junior National Hockey Championship is also being played at Bahawalpur. After a day’s rest on Sunday, the

PBIT road show gets underway

LAHORE – After the success of chamber road shows last year, Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) is conducting chamber conferences across Punjab aimed at providing awareness to a wide range of entrepreneurs. Agribusiness and livestock are the main sectors of these road shows which will be focused upon and are primarily organised for the promotion of these sectors.
In this regard, the first road show was arranged at Lahore Chambers of Commerce and Industry yesterday, while

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