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Ahmad Shahzad placed in PSL’s Gold category

He was banned from playing cricket for 4 months in July

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October 11, 2018


PCB bans Ahmad Shahzad for four months

Shahzad will be allowed to play after Nov 10

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October 5, 2018


Selfies banned on red carpet at Cannes film festival

Paris, France: The head of the Cannes film festival said Friday he was banning selfies on the red carpet, claiming they caused “unwanted disorder” before premieres. Thierry Fremaux tried once before to ban the “ridiculous and grotesque” practice at the world’s most prestigious film festival in 2015, before backing down. Instead he pleaded with filmgoers, who…

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March 23, 2018


Iraq ‘police club’ banned after football brawl

  Baghdad: Iraq’s Police football club, owned by the country’s interior ministry, was banned Wednesday from playing in Baghdad’s main stadium following a brawl between police and stadium guards. The confrontation broke out as guards tried to keep out an Al-Shorta — which means “police” in Arabic — club official who had opened fire on…

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February 1, 2018


Israel publishes BDS blacklist of organisations banned from entering country

NEWS DESK: Israel has published a list of organisations supporting a boycott campaign against the country, whose activists will be banned from entering the Jewish state, reported The Independent. Members of 20 groups which back the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement will be denied entry visas and residency rights under a controversial law. Gary…

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January 8, 2018


Cellular service restored in cities across Pakistan

KARACHI/QUETTA/LAHORE: Cellular services were restored across Pakistan on Friday night after they were suspended during the day as part of security arrangements for Moharram-ul-Haram. According to details, mobile phone services were suspended earlier during the day in sensitive areas of Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan. In Sindh, mobile phone services were shut down in Karachi and…

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September 29, 2017


Sharjeel Khan banned for five years over PSL fixing

LAHORE: Pakistan opener Sharjeel Khan has been banned from all forms of cricket for five years over his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred Pakistan Super League (PSL) earlier this year, Samaa reported Wednesday. Out of five years, he will remain suspended for half of the term during which cricket authorities will monitor his…

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August 30, 2017


IHC bans celebrations of Valentine’s Day

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday (Today) imposed a ban on celebrations of Valentine’s Day. The court issued the order while hearing a petition arguing that the day is not part of Muslim tradition. It ruled Valentine’s Day-related festivities have been banned in public places as well as on an official level. The…

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February 13, 2017


NGO banned from operating in Layyah

LAHORE: South Asia Partnership Pakistan, a nongovernmental organization (NGO) has been stopped from operating in Layyah district of Punjab due to its ‘anti-state agenda’. “It has been informed by the Ministry of Interior, Islamabad that reportedly South Asia Partnership Pakistan (SAP-PK) has been observed working in south Punjab pursuing anti-state agenda alleging armed forces/LEAs for…

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January 20, 2017


Transgender persons banned from performing Umrah

KARACHI: The Saudi government has decided not to allow transgender people to perform Umrah pilgrimage. In this regard, officials said, the Saudi authorities have refused to issue visas to the transgenders willing to visit the holy land from across the world. Reports said Saudi Consul Generals in different countries, including Pakistan, have issued a notification…

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November 23, 2016


Pillion-riding banned in Sindh for two days

KARACHI: Sindh government has imposed a two-day ban on pillion-riding in different cities as part of security measures for Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A), Samaa reported. The ban came into effect at 12:00am last night and will remain enforced till Monday midnight. A notification has also been issued in this regard by the Sindh…

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November 20, 2016


Deportation, 10-year ban for undocumented Hajj pilgrims

RIYADH: Expatriates trying to perform Hajj without permit will be deported and banned from entering Saudi Arabia for 10 years, the Department of Passports has warned. “Anyone who is caught going to Makkah or the Holy Sites for Haj will be fingerprinted and turned back,” spokesman of the Jawazat Maj. Talal Al-Shalhoub said. The account…

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September 8, 2016


Ban imposed on swimming at sea view on Eid holidays

KARACHI: The Sindh Home department Wednesday imposed a ban on swimming/bathing on the beaches/sea sides within the territorial limits of Karachi Division for a period of three days of Eid ul Azha. This was announced in a notification issued by the Sindh Home Department. The ban will impose from 10th Zil Haj 1437 Hijra that…

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September 7, 2016


Aeriel firing,pigeon, kite flying banned

PESHAWAR: The Deputy Commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud on Friday imposed section 144 imposing ban on ariel firing, pigeon and kite flying around the airfield in areas of village Badaber, Masho Khel, Shahab Khel, Suleman Khel, Sheikh Mohammadi, Landi Akhun Ahmad, Abdara, Pawakka and Tehkal Areas here. A notification issued here said that the DC has…

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September 2, 2016


Australian women’s cricketer banned for betting on match

MELBOURNE: Australia has banned women’s cricketer Piepa Cleary for six months, with another 18 months suspended, for placing bets on a men’s test match between Australia and New Zealand in November. The 19-year-old Cleary, who plays for Western Australia state, had placed six bets totalling A$15.50 ($11.10) on the match at Adelaide Oval. “CA has…

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February 4, 2016


Bangladesh’s Shakib banned for abusing umpire

DHAKA: Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was handed a one-match ban Friday over a double foul-mouthed outburst during the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 competition. Shakib, who has a history of disciplinary problems, was found guilty of uttering abusive language after dismissing Sylhet Super Stars batsman Dilshan Munaweera while playing for his Rangpur Riders…

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November 27, 2015


FC arrest Jiwani airport attackers

GWADAR: Frontier Corps (FC) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested at least eight militants of an outlawed group in Balochistan, including five who were involved in last month’s attack on Jiwani airport in the restive province, Samaa reported. Late last month, heavily armed militants attacked Jiwani airport and its radar system in Gwadar district, killing…

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September 15, 2015


CIA Lahore kills ‘terror trio’ in Batapur clash

LAHORE: Three terror suspects belonging to a banned outfit were killed in an encounter with Crime Investigation Agency CIA) personnel here on Tuesday, police officials said. “Three militants were shot dead and a police officer was injured in the shootout that broke out in Batapur village near Lahore,” a police official told Samaa. Arms, grenades,…

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September 1, 2015


Brazil shock as Neymar banned, Chile power on

SANTIAGO: Brazil superstar Neymar was dramatically thrown out of the Copa America on Friday as Chile shrugged off the drunk-driving controversy surrounding Arturo Vidal to power into the quarter-finals. Neymar's participation in the South American footballing showpiece came to an abrupt end after a disciplinary hearing slapped him with a four-match ban for headbutting a…

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June 20, 2015


India asks YouTube to block banned rape film

NEW DELHI: India said Thursday it had asked YouTube to block access to a documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, after barring broadcasters from airing the film. The authorities also confirmed that a legal notice had been issued to the BBC late Wednesday, asking it not to broadcast the documentary as it violated certain…

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March 5, 2015


Cricket: Banned Aamer set for first-class return

KARACHI: Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Aamer could return to first-class cricket as early as next month after a relaxation of the conditions of his ban for spot-fixing, an official said Friday. Aamer, 22, was banned for five years along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif in a spot fixing case in England in 2010, and…

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January 23, 2015

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