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  • From Adam Jama of Djibouti to Adam Jee of Pakistan

    If Shahjehan built the Taj Mahal to display his love for Mumaz Mahal, Adam Jama Waberi from Djibouti has built the Gulshan Soccer Academy in Karachi to denote his love for Pakistan...

    Waberi is nothing but revered in Karachi’s footballing circles: from Adam Jama, he has become Adam Jee, the godfather and mentor of many young footballers in the city trying to make a mark...

  • Will this blog be the last time I get to express myself?

    Also read: Why Pakistan's cybercrime bill is a dangerous farceAnd now, while it waits before the parliament, we wait, biting our nails, thinking about how the next time I voice my opinions on how the government is failing our people or share a meme about a politician, I might find myself in jail or with a fine I will never have the money to pay off...

    After all these years, will censorship at this point in Pakistan’s growth as a...

  • Adam dents Saints’ Euro bid

    LONDON: Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam damaged Southampton’s challenge for a European place as his late strike secured a 2-1 win at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday...

    But Mame Diouf levelled soon after the interval and Scotland midfielder Adam struck with six minutes left to hand Southampton their second defeat in their last three matches...

  • Ex-England winger Adam Johnson jailed for under-age sex offences

    LONDON: Former England footballer Adam Johnson was sentenced to six years in prison at Bradford Crown Court on Thursday after being found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old fan...

    “Adam Johnson exploited a young star-struck fan, actively grooming her over a number of months in single-minded pursuit of his own sexual gratification,” Wareham said in a statement...

  • The Navy jawaan who would be Adam Gilchrist

    In the small village of Katlang near Mardan, a boy named Fakhar Zaman would often daydream of becoming Pakistan’s Adam Gilchrist...

    An able-bodied young man, Fakhar was forced to take an induction test to join the Pakistan Navy as a sailor...

  • Ghalib and Tando Adam

    Ghalib writes in this mock letter that:“ When I asked about the topic of research, he said ‘Ghalib and Tando Adam’...

    ‘What that Tando Adam is’? I asked...

  • Adam Mosseri to head Instagram

    NEW YORK: Facebook Inc’s Instagram on Monday announced that Adam Mosseri, the current vice president of product, will take over as the new head of the photo-sharing app...

    In a blog post, Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who have announced their departure from the company, said Mosseri will oversee all functions of the business and will recruit a new executive team...

  • BBC disclosures confirm Pakistan's suspicions about India: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Talking to media personnel on Thursday, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said the sensitive disclosures made in the BBC report confirmed Pakistan's suspicions about India's involvement in the country...

    Nisar said intelligence agencies had in the past reported India's interference inside Pakistan, adding that recent statements from the Indian leadership were a clear indication of foreign involvement...

  • BBC report: Pakistan in touch with British authorities, confirms FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) confirmed on Friday that the Government of Pakistan is in touch with British authorities with a view to seek information and facts of the BBC report that claimed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has received funding from Indian authorities...

    "The contents of BBC's report are of vital significance to the state of Pakistan," said the FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah...

  • BBC story on 'Pakistan's secret human rights abuses' a pack of lies: ISPR

    The military's media wing on Monday issued a strongly worded response to a BBC story that documented alleged human rights abuses in the tribal areas of former Fata, and termed the report a "pack of lies"...

    The BBC story published on June 2, titled Uncovering Pakistan's secret human rights abuses, looks into Pakistan's long battle with militants as part of the post-9/11 "war on terror" and carries the accounts of locals as well as the...

  • Afghan Taliban say will visit Pakistan if formally invited: BBC report

    The Afghan Taliban have said that they will visit Pakistan and meet Prime Minister Imran Khan if they are formally invited for a meeting by Islamabad, BBC Urdu reported on Thursday, citing an official...

    He had said he hoped that in the coming days, "we will be able to urge the Taliban to talk with the Afghan government and come to a political solution", a point that was promptly appreciated by US President Donald Trump — who noted...

  • Comedian Sami Shah lands BBC Radio show

    You might have asked this question lately: where in the world is Sami Shah?The answer is: he's planning to take over Britain with a new two-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A Beginner's Guide To Pakistan'...

    "Just dumb luck basically!"The comic continues: " In 2009 or 2010 a producer at BBC called Ed Morris wanted to do a radio show about comedians around the world...

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