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  • Pakistan’s Diana hunts for glory in cricket and football

    LAHORE: Diana Baig shifts restlessly in her seat, checking her watch every few seconds at an awards ceremony after leading her cricket team to victory...

    The talented 20-year-old plays for Pakistan’s national team in both cricket and football, representing the country as one of the “Girls in Green” at the recent World Twenty20 tournament in India in between practicing her penalty shoot-out skills...

  • Sons lead tributes to Diana, 20 years after her death

    LONDON: Princes William and Harry paid tribute to their late mother Princess Diana on Wednesday for the 20th anniversary of her death as wellwishers left candles and flowers outside the gates of her former London residence...

    Handwritten notes on other bouquets read: “Diana, a brave princess, your sons have your courage” and “our country was so very lucky to have you”...

  • After Diana, Kate reinvents the job of princess

    Since marrying Prince William in 2011, Kate has learnt how to be a princess for the era of 24-hour news: always beautifully dressed, smiling for the cameras, she has withstood scrutiny and done nothing controversial...

    “She’s popular for the same reason the Queen is...

  • Friend of Diana urges TV channel to scrap ‘intrusive’ documentary

    One of Princess Diana’s closest friends is writing to Channel 4 bosses asking them to scrap a forthcoming documentary using private video footage which includes Diana talking about about her sex life with Prince Charles...

    Rosa Monckton, a confidante of Diana’s until she was killed in a Paris car crash 20 years ago next month, will argue that the confessional videos that Diana made as part of a course of speech coaching amounted to...

  • Diana: fashionista who shook up the royal dress code

    LONDON: Princess Diana revolutionised the royal dress code with the help of some of the world’s greatest designers during a glamorous life that came to a tragic end 20 years ago this month...

    “Diana has become a fashion icon in the same way as Jackie Kennedy or Audrey Hepburn — timeless, elegant, and still so relevant,” said Eleri Lynn, curator of Diana: Her Fashion Story, an exhibition at her Kensington Palace home in London...

  • Relationship with coach suffered after I played Diana Baig in WC, Sana Mir says

    Pakistan women's cricket team skipper Sana Mir in an open letter shared on Facebook on Thursday said that her relationship with the team coach suffered when she insisted on playing Diana Baig in the Women World Cup...

    Mir's letter follows coach Sabih Azhar's allegations that the skipper, along with the team's coach and other senior players, was responsible for the team's dismal performance in the ICC Women's World Cup in England this...

  • Diana’s sons share her legacy in a new documentary

    “THEY always live with you, people you lose like that,” muses Prince William, the 35-year-old Duke of Cambridge and future king of England, whose mother, Diana, was killed in a Paris car crash 20 years ago next month...

    ”ITV and HBO’s hour-long documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy (airing on Monday night) offers this rare conversation with Diana’s sons, William and his brother Harry, 32, who get out old their mother’s...

  • Following in Diana’s footsteps, British royals visit Taj Mahal

    AGRA: The Duke and Duc­hess of Cambridge invoked nostalgia on Saturday as they sat and smiled for photos on the same marble bench in front of the Taj Mahal where Prince Will­iam’s late mother, Princess Diana, had posed alone for a memorable 1992 photo...

    Comparisons will inevitably be drawn to Diana and the lonely figure she cut in front of the white marble mausoleum built by a Mughal emperor to entomb his beloved wife...

  • Pakistan raises issue of F-16 sale with visiting US commander

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday raised the unresolved issue of F-16 sale to Pakistan and expressed concern with the visiting commander of US Central Command (Centcom) General Joseph Votel...

    Secretary Defence Gen (r) Alam Khattak reiterated Pakistan’s need for the F-16 jets, and impressed upon the visiting Centcom commander the jet’s utility in the war against terror...

  • PPP to resist sale of Pakistan Steel Mills land

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peo­ples Party Senator Taj Haider on Friday said that he will resist the sale of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) land under the garb of clearing its liabilities...

    “I will set up a protest camp there and not allow the sale of land this way,” he said during a meeting of Senate Standing Com­m­ittee on Industries which was discussing issues related to PSM including nonpayment of gratuity and provident fund to 3,500...

  • Pakistan Steel for sale again

    PAKISTAN Steel Mills, the country’s largest industrial complex, is again on the priority list for privatisation, with the transaction scheduled to be finalised by the end of December...

    The previous attempt to sell Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) by then-Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz to a Saudi-led consortium for Rs21...

  • Pakistan to start ‘soft-marketing’ state airline sale in June

    LONDON: The government will begin the marketing process next month to sell a 49 per cent stake in Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and plans to list shares in several power utility firms this year, privatisation minister Mohammad Zubair said on Monday...

    “We have to understand the market, and what the market is looking for,” he added...

  • 'Disappointed' India summons US ambassador over sale of F-16s to Pakistan

    NEW DELHI: A 'disappointed' India summoned on Saturday United States envoy in New Delhi, Richard Verma, over Obama administration's decision to sell eight Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, along with training, radar and other equipment, a deal worth $699 million...

    "We are disappointed at the decision of the Obama Administration to notify the sale of F-16 aircraft to Pakistan," Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman...

  • Pakistan 'surprised' over Indian reaction to US F-16 sale

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Sunday expressed 'surprise' at the Indian government's disappointment over the United States' decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan...

    A 'disappointed' India on Saturday summoned the US envoy in New Delhi, Richard Verma, to 'convey its displeasure' regarding the Obama administration's decision to notify the sale of the aircraft to Pakistan...

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