Banking Sports

The scheduled commercial banks have shown keen interest in issuing soft-term business loans to the Sialkot-based industrialists and exporters, enabling them to expand their sports goods business and exports. A seminar titled ‘Long-Term Financing Facility (LTFF) for Sports Goods Industry SMEs’ was held at Sports Industries Development Center (SIDC) here on Tuesday under the auspices […]

KARACHI: Three outfits National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) were through to the last four in the Premier Pakistan Cup nine-a-side hockey tournament at the Abdul Sattar Edhi Stadium on Thursday. National Bank carved out a 2-1 victory over Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Development Squad Colours […]

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) kept the pressure on Group `A` leaders K-Electric by dominating the first day of the fourth-round Patron`s Trophy Grade-II Cricket Tournament against Pakistan Customs at the SBP Sports Complex here on Tuesday. Opting to bat first, Customs` first innings lasted just 43.5 overs during which they mustered a paltry […]

KARACHI: The Collector of Customs (preventive) S M Tariq Huda has invited the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) hockey team that won the Quaid-i-Azam Gold Cup hockey tournament last year for rewarding them Rs1.5 m, equivalent of a brand new car, won by them. The bankers have apprised the collector at the Hockey Club of […]

KARACHI: Bilawal Bhatti produced career-best figures of 8-56 in 18 overs to place Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) in a strong position against United Bank Limited (UBL) on the third day of their five-day final of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy here at National Stadium on Tuesday. Bilawal bowled splendidly, particularly under floodlights, to enable SNGPL to […]

KARACHI: Pakistan great Younis Khan produced a classy innings to prevent United Bank Limited (UBL) from total collapse as National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) took the first day’s honours in the opening Super Eight fixture of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship here on Monday. Centuries from Haris Nazar and Agha Salman enabled Lahore Blues […]

KARACHI: Sir Anwar Pervez, chairman of Bestway Group, inaugurated the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) University of Karachi’s UBL Sports Arena and Boys Hostel. The inauguration ceremony was attended by State Bank of Pakistan Governor Yasin Anwar. The event was hosted by Dr Ishrat Husain, the IBA dean. Attending the event were captains of industry, diplomats, […]

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have all but roped in former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar to become their head coach for the next domestic season, the department’s cricket team manager Zaheer-ul-Hassan said on Sunday. Shoaib, who played in 46 Tests, 163 One-day Internationals and 15 Twenty20 Internationals during an eventful career between 1997 […]

Karachi: Pakistan’s Cricket Head Coach, David Whatmore and Fielding Coach, Jolene Fountain today visited the Training Camp of State Bank’s cricket team at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) Lahore. Intikhab Alam, Director Game Development NCA, Haroon Rashid, Head Youth Development NCA, Azhar Khan, Selector, Pakistan Cricket Team and Shahid Aslam, Manager, Coach Education also visited […]

The ongoing series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has kicked off with a heated T20 International, won by Pakistan last night. Cricketing events especially involving Pakistan usually exhibit higher TRPs and viewership’s than other spot on television. The name sponsor of the series is ‘Cool & Cool’ and the Presenting Sponsor is NIB Bank Ltd […]