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  • Former Pakistan captain Aamir says big bucks ‘good for cricket’

    GALLE: Former Pakistan captain and match-fixing witness Aamir Sohail welcomes the deluge of legitimate money into cricket that has seen players make millions in tournaments, saying it reduces temptation for corruption...

    But the 55-year-old, who was a whistleblower — a term he dislikes — in Pakistan’s 1990s match-fixing controversy, told AFP the big bucks are good for the sport...

  • Mehbooba vows to shun Indian flag until J&K flag, special status are back

    KARACHI: In her first press conference after being released from detention of 14 months, the chief of Occupied Kashmir’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti said she would raise the Indian flag only when Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) flag, constitution and special status (under Article 370) were restored...

    She categorically said that she would hold the Indian flag in her hands only when the J&K flag was back, pointing to the...

  • ‘Bricks crisis’ slows construction activity

    SIALKOT: The ‘artificial shortage’ of bricks has slowed construction activity in Sialkot region while owners of some kilns in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial, Pasrur and surrounding areas are making windfall profits by selling 1,000 bricks at the rate of Rs9,000...

    Some people, who are finding it hard to complete their buildings, say the rate of bricks was Rs4,800 in Sialkot region two years ago...

  • Inquiry shows three zoo black bucks died from mutual fight

    KARACHI: An inquiry report recently submitted to the commissioner Karachi has declared that a ‘mutual fight’ led to the death of ‘three male black bucks’ at the zoo a week ago, it emerged on Thursday...

    However, it remains short of recommending action against the staff responsible for keeping seven male bucks in one enclosure which apparently led to the fight...

  • Bloodless bullfights earn Gulf owners big bucks

    FUJAIRAH: There’s no matador, betting or blood when bulls lock horns in the Gulf emirate of Fujairah, but a winning beast in the popular sport can still earn its owner a fortune...

    Bullfights are a weekly event at a ring close to the beach on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates
  • Mother of four beaten to death with stones, bricks by husband

    BADIN: A woman succumbed to her injuries after being beaten with stones and bricks by her husband in Tando Muhammad Khan's People's Colony area on Friday, local officials quoted witnesses as saying...

    The 35-year-old mother of four was attacked with stones and bricks before her husband fled the scene, the officials said...

  • Not just bricks and tar

    Examine: Land acquisition for Orange Line: Govt mulls over ‘hefty package’ to woo protesting residents“My late mother used to tell me I was a toddler when she and I migrated to Pakistan along with my father from Amritsar in Indian Punjab and we started living here in the single-room quarter,” he says, adding: “These houses you see are a product of our toil spanning all these decades...

  • Injured black bucks add to zoo deaths mystery

    KARACHI: As a committee investigating the recent death of five zoo animals is set to hold its first meeting today (Friday), reports of two injured black bucks emerged on Thursday...

    He also denied reports that three black bucks, which got injured due to collision with grille during the stray dog attack, had died later...

  • Pakistan flag returned from space journey handed over to Pakistan embassy in Beijing

    Pakistan's national flag, which was carried to China's space station onboard the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft, was handed over to the Embassy of Pakistan in Beijing at a ceremony at the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)...

    The national flags of Pakistan and China were sent by China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) to outer space to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries... ...

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