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  • CDA claims most trees cut were paper mulberry

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Thursday informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that most trees cut for the expansion of the Islamabad Expressway were paper mulberry...

    He claimed that 85 per cent of trees which were cut for the expansion of the expressway from Rawat to Zero Point were paper mulberry and needed to be cut anyway...

  • Leisure time: Learning through play

    “Children’s leisure time should be divided equally for sport, self-education and entertainment...

    ”“My sons are seven and 10 and they have so much energy that I have involved them in karate, swimming and tennis at the local club,” says Mahira...

  • Castle of last Hindu king Raja Gira in Swat crumbling

    MINGORA: The castle of Raja Gira, the last king of the Hindu Shahi period before the advent of Muslims in Swat, is crumbling down due to the government’s lack of interest and constant neglect...

    Perched on a rocky spur of a hillside overlooking the plains of Udigram village, the Raja Gira’s castle with its jutting towers and privileged position guaranteed total control of the city below as well as the entire valley...

  • France helps Syria restore 900-year-old castle

    The French team visited the 900-year-old Krak des Chevaliers castle, a Unesco World Heritage site, on Tuesday to discuss the damage and deliver advice...

    The castle, which sits on a hill overlooking Lebanon, was overrun by rebels for three months in 2014 and damaged by mortar fire...

  • Smokers’ Corner: Men in the high castle

    The partition of India in 1947 is largely understood as a division between the Hindu majority and Muslim minority of the region; and how two mainstream political parties played a direct role in launching India and Pakistan as two distinct countries...

    Yet, almost three decades after its inception, Pakistan gradually stumbled and slipped into the pit of religious extremism, and today, India too seems to be going the same way...

  • Another ancient castle discovered in Swat

    MINGORA: The culture activists discovered another castle of the Hindu Shahi period during their visit to the Bar Tangai Mountain in Dadhara area of tehsil Kabal here on Monday...

    Located on the top of the Dadharra Mountain, spur on the bank of the Swat River, the castle is part of the network of castles of the Hindu Shahi period...

  • Neighbourhood Club, Bounce Club win on opening day

    KARACHI: Hosts Neighbourhood Club and Bounce Club conjured up magnificent victories over their respective opponents on the opening day of Nasir Jamali memorial basketball tournament at the former floodlit court Clifton on Saturday...

    The pair of Shahmir and Muzammil guided Bounce Club get past Clifton Crossovers 42-17 in another one-sided fixture...

  • Bounce Club, Nishtar Club win basketball contests

    KARACHI: Bounce Club and Nishtar Club struggled to overcome Arambagh Club and Karsaz Club respectively on the opening day of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Ramazan Cup basketball tournament at Arambagh floodlit court on Monday night...

    After some ups and downs, Bounce Club carved out 43-39 point victory over Arambagh Club in extra time after both teams were locked 38-all in the regulation time...

  • Garden Club, Friends Club and City Sports win

    KARACHI: Garden Club, City Sports and Friends Club beat their respective rivals on Friday at the Abdul Razzak Arain Ramzan Night Rocball Tournament 2015 which is being played at the Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad...

    The event in which ten teams are competing is join­tly organized by Pakistan Rocball Federation and Sindh Rocball Association...

  • Video helps Japan’s Antlers reach Club World Club final

    OSAKA: Japan’s Kashima Antlers shocked South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Club World Cup final, helped by a controversial first-ever penalty awarded by video referee...

    The Antlers, who become the Japanese team to reach the final, face either Ronaldo’s Real Madrid or, in the event of a seismic shock, Mexico’s Club America for the title of the world’s best team on Sunday...

  • Azhar Ali joins Pakistan's '5,000 Test runs' club

    Consistent Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali completed 5,000 runs in the longer format during the third day's play in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday...

    The 32-year-old beceme the eighth Pakistan batsman to reach the milestone in his 61st Test, when he took a single to reach a personal score of 32...

  • Pakistan captain Kaleemullah inks deal with US football club

    Second division United States club Sacramento Republic FC have signed up Pakistan football captain Kaleemullah, the club announced on its website...

    The 22-year-old Kaleemullah, a cousin of former Pakistan captain Mohammad Essa, started with Young Afghan FC and Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) in the Pakistan's domestic football leagues...

  • Russian hockey club cancels visit to Pakistan

    The Russia-based Dinamo Field Hockey Club has pulled out of their tour to Pakistan which was scheduled to kick off on April 2 in Lahore...

    According to a press release by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), Dinamo were scheduled to take on the Pakistan Junior Hockey Team in Lahore on April 2, 3, 5 and 6 — but Sunday's terrorist attack in the city forced the club from Ekaterinburg to call the tour off...

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