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  • Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games

    Sony on Monday showed off rich, action-packed new PlayStation 4 video games, some for virtual reality, as it defended its crown as the top-selling new-generation console...

    “PlayStation is home to all the biggest and best game franchises in the world,” Sony Interactive Entertainment worldwide studios chairman Shawn Layden said during a rapid-fire presentation of video trailers...

  • Sony Entertainment CEO exiting for a top role at Snap

    Sony Entertainment Chief Executive Michael Lynton will step down to become chairman of the board of messaging app owner Snap Inc, a move that puts an experienced Hollywood executive in a prominent role as the technology company prepares for an initial public offering...

    Lynton will give up his current position at Sony's movie and television unit on Feb...

  • Sony chief leaving to focus on Snapchat

    SAN FRANCISCO: The head of Sony’s entertainment business announced on Friday that he is stepping down to devote energy to Snapchat as the start-up behind the smartphone messaging app prepares to go public...

    , Sony Corporation said in a release...

  • UK armed police raid Sony Music HQ after double stabbing

    Armed police stormed into Sony Music's offices in London on Friday after two people were stabbed in what the company said was a violent argument between two kitchen staff...

    “Two members of the catering team were involved in a violent altercation,” Sony Music said in a statement...

  • 2005: When Pakistan and Israel explored closer bilateral ties

    When Pakistan first explored the possibility of normalising relations with Israel, former Israeli foreign minister Silvan Shalom assured Islamabad that Israel never participated in any plan with India to take out the country’s nuclear assets...

    In an interview at the UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2005, Shalom also told this correspondent that “never in the last 58 years Israel considered Pakistan an enemy” and had...

  • Shangla high school without building since 2005 earthquake

    Built in 1996 the high school had developed big cracks as a result of 2005 earthquake and it was demolished in 2010 after the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra) declared it unsafe for students...

    Aurang Zeb, an official of the planning and development department, told this correspondent that about 204 schools were demolished when Erra declared them unsafe for students after the 2005 earthquake...

  • 12th anniversary of 2005 quake observed amid ‘unfulfilled’ promises

    MUZAFFARABAD: Prayer gatherings and protest demonstrations went hand in hand across Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Sunday, as the region observed 12th anniversary of the devastating 2005 earthquake amid lament that promises by the authorities in Muzaffarabad and Islamabad remained “unfulfilled” to this day...

    “And this became possible with the generous support of the international community in general and the people, government and...

  • School in Shangla village remains incomplete since 2005

    SHANGLA: The residents of Ranzro village in Chakesar tehsil here have demanded of the provincial government to order completion of the lone government primary school for boys which has been left incomplete by the contractor since 2005...

    Shaukat Ali, the contractor, told Dawn he had taken contract of the school in 2005 at Rs500,000, which was too low, forcing him to leave the work halfway...

  • IAAF bans 28 after 2005, 2007 world champions’ retests

    LONDON: The IAAF has initiated disciplinary action against 28 athletes after they retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships with new technology that can uncover previously unde­tectable substances and found 32 adverse doping cases...

    The tests were the second for samples from the 2005 world championships in Helsinki...

  • 2005 quake: little to show for billions spent on rebuilding

    ISLAMABAD: Despite the billions supposedly spent on the reconstruction of areas wrecked by the Kashmir earthquake of 2005, on ground development does not reflect much improvement...

    Know more: 10 years on, we have learnt no lessons from the earthquakeAs of mid-October, when the Prime Minister’s Office presented the latest figures on the development of quake-affected areas before the Senate, Erra claimed to have utilised a staggering...

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