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  • Pyeongchang receives Olympic flame

    ATHENS: The flame that will burn during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics was handed over to organisers in Athens on Tuesday in the marble stadium that hosted the first modern Games in 1896...

    After a week-long journey across Greece and an overnight stay on the Acropolis hill, the flame that was lit in Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Olympics, was carried into the Panathenaic Stadium by Korean Olympic speed skating medallist Kim...

  • Flame arrives to light Pyeongchang’s story of fire and ice

    INCHEON: The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday to begin its journey towards the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, lighting the blue touchpaper on a winter sports spectacular that organisers say will help promote peace on the Korean peninsula...

    Flown in from Athens following a handover ceremony at the Panathenaic Stadium, which hosted the first modern Games in 1896, the flame arrives at a time of heightened tensions over North...

  • Flame lit for troubled Rio Games

    ANCIENT OLYMPIA (Greece): The Olympic flame was lit on Thursday in an ancient temple in one country in crisis and solemnly sent off carrying international hopes that Brazil’s political paralysis will not taint the Rio Games that start in barely 100 days...

    As the flame was kindled in the 2,600-year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia, Interna­tional Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach and Rio organisers sought to rally...

  • UN chief backs refugee team as Olympic flame stops in Geneva

    GENEVA: UN chief Ban Ki-moon said on Friday he will not remain neutral at the Rio Games, pledging to cheer for a team of refugees as the Olympic flame stopped by the United Nations in Geneva...

    The Olympic flame was lit last week in a 2,600-year-old temple in Ancient Olympia, and on Wednesday it was handed to Rio Games officials, setting off the 100-day countdown to the August 5 opening ceremony...

  • Old flame, new game

    They were arguably the most popular on-screen couple of India in the late 1980s and early ’90s...

    They were once even thought to have been romantically involved but let’s not go there
  • Flame lands in Brazil for 94-day relay to Olympics

    The Olympic flame was flown into Brasilia on Tuesday to start a three-month relay through more than 300 towns and cities that will end with the opening of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracan stadium on Aug 5...

    A smiling Rousseff waved to crowds as she lit a green cauldron with the Olympic flame on the ramp of Brasilia’s modernistic Planalto presidential palace...

  • Olympics: Flame lit for troubled Rio Games

    ANCIENT OLYMPIA: The Olympic flame was lit Thursday in an ancient temple in one country in crisis and solemnly sent off carrying international hopes that Brazil's political paralysis will not taint the Rio Games that start in barely 100 days...

    As the flame was kindled in the 2,600-year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach and Rio organisers sought to rally support...

  • Selling geese that lay the golden eggs

    So does it make sense to sell the geese that lay the golden eggs? “Absolutely not,” asserts former finance minister Dr Hafiz A...

    Most economists concurred that it was unwise to retain the ugly ducklings and sell the geese that lay the golden eggs...

  • Sikhs remember Golden Temple attack

    LAHORE: The Sikh community on Saturday commemorated June 6, recalling sacrifices of a large number of Sikhs at Golden Temple in 1984 during a brutal attack of Indian army on the orders of the then prime minister...

    Carrying placards and banners, the Sikhs chanted slogans against the Indian army attack that left a number of Sikhs dead and injured at Sri Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) on June 6, 1984...

  • PPP unveils plan for party’s golden jubilee celebration

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party has announced that it would hold an international conference as well as a public meeting in Islamabad on November 30 to mark its golden jubilee...

    It was decided that the public meeting would be held in Islamabad on December 1 in case Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) fall on Nov 30, as the golden jubilee celebrations would continue throughout the year...

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