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  • Pakistan fold for 247 after Younis-Shehzad fifties

    Ahmed Shehzad and Younis Khan scored fifties but there were ominous signs for Pakistan ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka as Misbah-ul-Haq's side folded for 247 against Sri Lanka Board President's XI, losing 7 seven wickets to spin at the Colts Cricket Club Ground in Colombo on Thursday...

    Winning the toss and batting first in the only practice match before the first Test on the June 17, Pakistan struggled to get away in the...

  • Jadeja takes five as South Africa fold for 121

    NEW DELHI: Spinner Ravindra Jadeja ripped through South Africa's batting line-up after Ajinkya Rahane hit the first century of the series as India compounded the visitors' misery in the fourth and final Test Friday...

    Jadeja picked up five wickets for 30 runs as India bowled out the tourists for 121 off 49
  • Former ‘enemies’ being welcomed into PPP fold

    ISLAMABAD: Recent inductions into the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from a political party the PPP co-chairperson had once called the Qatil League have raised eyebrows in political circles, though the PPP sticks to its guns...

    Ijaz Durrani of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) announced joining the PPP at a press conference on Wednesday and was welcomed by PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, who announced: “Mr Ijaz has joined us...

  • Deserters are returning to MQM-P fold, says Sattar

    HYDERABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Dr Farooq Sattar has dismissed reports of rifts within the party’s Hyderabad chapter and said on the contrary those who had deserted the party are now hurrying back to its fold...

    Dr Sattar said at a press conference at a local hotel here late on Sunday evening that he warmly welcomed over 100 former activists of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) and MQM-London to the fold of MQM-P...

  • 10-fold rise sought in allocation for water sector projects

    ISLAMABAD: The Water Division has sought an allocation of about Rs204 billion for projects under the 2018-19 Pub­lic Sector Development Pro­g­ra­mme — almost 10 times higher than the Rs22bn earmarked for the current fiscal year...

    According to a summary sent to the Planning Commission, the water division has submitted a list of 116 projects with a total estimated cost of Rs2
  • Pakistan hopes untapped mountains could lure foreign skiers

    The ski season was brought to an abrupt end last month, with the resort closing as the scale of the coronavirus crisis became evident and much of Pakistan went into lockdown...

    ”Until its closure last month, Malam Jabba had been boasting of its renaissance and a lofty goal of bringing international skiers to Pakistan...

  • Young artists bring mighty mountains to life on canvas

    RAWALPINDI: An exhibition titled ‘Mountain Marvels’ kicked off on Wednesday at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) to highlight the beauty of the hills and mountains of the country...

    The exhibition was organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) in collaboration with the RAC in connection with the 7th Pakistan Mountain Festival...

  • Moving mountains

    WITH what words does one bid farewell to a spirit as noble and strong as Rajab Shah, one of Pakistan’s most accomplished mountaineers and the first to scale all 8,000-metre peaks in the country?Anybody who ever met him or any of his brethren amongst Pakistan’s mountaineers will tell you of the weather-beaten faces and eyes tinctured with the splendid serenity of the mountains amidst which they all grew up...

    Pakistan’s mountaineers...

  • HERITAGE: GOD IN THE MOUNTAINS

    A small wooden plate erected in the grass not far from its gates identifies it as Saint Xavier Church, Diocese of Peshawar, Church of Pakistan...

    There are a number of awe-inspiring churches hidden away in the mountains upcountryFor some years, two elderly nuns also acting as compounders, resided in the dispensary during their summer sojourns on the mountaintop, but not anymore...

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