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  • Saving Pakistan

    Today, Pakistan is passing through the toughest time of its history, surrounded by bad governance, poverty, corruption, extremism, energy crises and much more...

  • West Indies eye face-saving win after Pakistan crumble

    SHARJAH: Skipper Jason Holder took a maiden five-wicket haul and opener Kraigg Brathwaite stood firm in a tense chase to bring West Indies in sight of a consolation win in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah on Wednesday...

    Holder set his team — without a win in their last 13 Tests — on the right path with a career-best 5-30 to dismantle Pakistan for 208, which gave the West Indies a target of 153 in 135 overs spread...

  • Today’s match is a case of saving grace for Pakistan

    WITH almost all routes closed for Pakistan to get into the last four and qualify for the semi-finals, the game at Lord’s today against Bangladesh would be a case of saving grace for Sarfraz Ahmed and his men it they win the contest...

    With England’s victory against New Zealand the other day, it is highly unlikely that Pakistan would beat the heavy odds here to spring a surprise and get into the semis...

  • SLC remains optimistic about saving Pakistan tour

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket authorities remain hopeful of going ahead with their tour of Pakistan but will await the final all-clear from the defence ministry, a board official said on Wednesday...

    Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Secretary Mohan de Silva said he was satisfied with the security arrangements of their hosts, but reports last week of a possible terror attack had been referred to the defence ministry for investigation...

  • Saving sea turtles

    Four of these have been reported from coastal areas of Pakistan...

    In Pakistan, sea turtles nest at Sandspit beach in Sindh and a few beaches in Balochistan...

  • Women's World Cup saving grace for corruption-ridden FIFA

    VANCOUVER: With a bribery scandal enveloping FIFA it might seem like a bad time for soccer's governing body to hold the Women's World Cup in Canada — even more so given indictments last week included top officials from the North American and Caribbean region on corruption charges...

    But that isn't proving to be the case
  • Saving seeds for harvesting

    Going out of your way to track down what are often localised heritage varieties and saving them from extinction is a wonderful thing to do and, once you have built up reasonable stocks, you can exchange them with like-minded people for other heritage varieties of fruits and vegetables you wish to grow...

    It is important for seed saving purposes that these are not grown close together — although you can do nothing if your neighbour...

  • Saving the dying birds with the lens

    With 12 solo shows, in various countries, including the UK, Sweden, the US, Czech Republic, Oman and a couple of shows in Pakistan to his credit, Mr Sulemani has been practising photography for more than a decade...

    His exhibitions have worked like ambassador for the country, for several western photographers, inspired by his works, have visited Pakistan...

  • Cabinet discusses provision of gas, life-saving drugs prices

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi presided over a meeting of his cabinet on Tuesday, which made decisions related to provision of gas to people, fixing of maximum price of life-saving drugs, relaxation of duties and taxes on international funds for eradication of fatal diseases, and broadening of the tax net...

    The meeting exempted from payment of taxes, duties and levies etc grants received from the Global Fund to Fight...

  • Call for saving humanity’s ‘shared heritage’

    UNITED NATIONS: The international community must fight back through openness and acceptance of the world’s myriad traditions as the planet’s cultural diversity comes under continued attack from militant groups espousing virulent forms of intolerance, the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday...

    In a statement to mark the World Day for Cultural Diversity, Irina Bokova, Director General of the UN Educational, Scientific and...
  • Past masters: Saving Afghanistan's artisans from extinction

    Ceramics, carpentry, calligraphy and gem cutting: centuries of Afghan craftsmanship honed on the ancient Silk Road are being preserved in Kabul, a rare success story for an aid project in the war-torn country that organisers are now hoping to replicate with refugees from Syria...

    In the sixteen years since the fall of the Taliban, the Turquoise Mountain foundation has found some of Afghanistan's best artisans and helped them preserve and...
  • Footprints: SAVING ORANGUTANS

    CERIA was merely eight months old when he was brought to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre (SORC)...

    This is located less than half an hour’s drive west of Sandakan, a small town in the state of Sabah, eastern Malaysia
  • Saving face: Imran Khan's tirade puts future of PPP-PTI alliance in jeopardy

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan found himself in a tight spot on Sunday after he levied several allegations against the PPP leadership during a speech in Talagang, only to find out that his party and the PPP had a political alliance for the Talagang by-polls on April 18...

    "Coming to Fawad Chaudhary's shaky defence of Imran Khan's statement, Malik said: "I empathise with Fawad for the position he is in, but he needs...

  • Moenjodaro: researcher commits himself to saving site from obscurity

    MOENJODARO: The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Moenjodaro was one of the world’s earliest cities — a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets and a water and waste system to rival many in modern Pakistan...

    Some 5,000 years on archaeologists believe the ruins could unlock the secrets of the Indus Valley people, who flourished around 3,000 BC in what is now India and Pakistan before mysteriously disappearing...

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