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  • Rights activist honoured with Global Citizen award

    Syeda Ghulam Fatima, a Pakistani human rights activist was honoured on Sunday with a Global Citizen award in New York for her dedication to civil rights and labour laws in Pakistan...

    Fatima is the elected general secretary of the Bonded Labour Liberation Front (BLLF) Pakistan...

  • Global Citizen award for Pakistani rights activist

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani rights activist Syeda Ghulam Fatima was honoured with the ‘Global Citizen Award for Leadership in Civil Society’ during the Clinton Global Citizen award ceremony in New York...

    A statement from the Clinton Foundation said Ms Fatima had been honoured for driving a proactive approach towards policy and advocating for core labour standards in Pakistan, a private TV channel reported...

  • India unveil six new Test venues for new home season

    NEW DELHI: Often accused of not taking cricket's longest format seriously, India unveiled six new Test venues on Thursday and announced a busy 2016-17 home season when they will play 13 Tests against four visiting teams...

    “I welcome the new Test venues hosting this prestigious format of cricket and their arrival will take Test match cricket to every corner of the country,” BCCI president Anurag Thakur said...

  • Blacklisted US citizen Matthew Barrett deported from Pakistan

    LAHORE: Matthew Craig Barrett, an American citizen who was arrested earlier this month after entering Pakistan despite being 'blacklisted', was deported from the country early Saturday, DawnNews reported...

    The US national was made to board a Pakistan International Airlines flight to New York at Lahore airport after he was deported, a spokesperson for the national carrier confirmed...

  • US citizen who 'trained with Al Qaeda in Pakistan' charged in Afghan US base bomb attack

    NEW YORK: A United States (US) citizen already accused of going to Pakistan to train with Al Qaeda was charged Wednesday with helping build explosives for a 2009 suicide attack on an American military base in Afghanistan...

    The charges stem from an attack on Jan 19, 2009, involving two vehicles driven by unidentified suicide bombers that were rigged with explosives, the new indictment says...

  • Obituary: Pakistan’s bravest citizen is no more

    She stood for both peace and justice with all of Pakistan’s neighbours...

    At a time when Pakistan is once again facing immense political uncertainties and severe tensions with the US and all its neighbours, Asma’s role as a voice for peace and sanity was absolutely vital...

  • Govt files complaint with British regulator, BBC over 'secret human rights abuses' report

    The Pakistani government on Tuesday filed formal complaints with the British communications regulator and state-broadcaster BBC for publishing a story on June 2 documenting alleged human rights abuses in the tribal areas...

    The BBC report 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...

  • Six races mark start of new season at LRC

    LAHORE: Six races in the summer meeting are scheduled at the start of the 2015-16 Lahore racing season at the Racecourse here on Sunday afternoon...

    As the new season starts there seems a great enthusiasm among those professionally involved in horse racing despite the scorching heat and muggy weather in the provincial metropolis...

  • Serena lands in New Zealand ahead of season opener

    AUCKLAND: Newly-engaged Serena Williams touched down in Auckland on Friday and quickly made her way to the court to hit some balls ahead of the start of her 2017 season...

    The 22-time Grand Slam singles champion announced her engagement on Thursday to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the social media company Reddit, who accompanied her to New Zealand for the ASB Classic which starts on Thursday...

  • Five questions ahead of new Premier League season

    On the eve of the much-anticipated new season, we look at five key questions:Boasting a supremely talented squad and the unrivalled motivational skills of manager Jose Mourinho, there is little doubt champions Chelsea deservedly start their title defence as the bookmakers' favourites to retain the crown...

    Spain striker Diego Costa, a potent presence with his aggressive style and lethal finishing, bagged 20 goals in 26 league...

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