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  • Who is Haroon Rashid?

    ISLAMABAD: Haroon Rashid, son of former Lal Masjid naib khateeb Abdul Rashid Ghazi, come into the limelight in 2013 when he approached the courts to register an FIR against former military ruler, retired General Pervez Musharraf, for launching a military operation against the Lal Masjid in 2007...

    Haroon was 12 years old at the time of the Lal Masjid operation...

  • Major blow to MQM as Raza Haroon joins Kamal

    KARACHI: Former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal managed to rope Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) heavyweight Raza Haroon into his yet-unnamed party on Monday...

    Name, planning and branding come later," Haroon said, referring to the party Kamal and Anis Kaimkhani announced earlier this month...

  • Squads for Zimbabwe series to be named on Tuesday: Haroon

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s Twenty20 and One-day Internationals squads for the forthcoming home series against Zimbabwe will be named on Tuesday, chief selector Haroon Rasheed said on Saturday...

    After approval from PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan, the ODI and T20 squads for the Zimbabwe series will be announced on Tuesday,” Haroon said, adding both the squads would consist of 15 members each...

  • Haroon Bacha completes silver jubilee of his Pashto music career

    PESHAWAR: Haroon Bacha, a noted Pashto folksinger has recently launched his Pashto ghazal album titled ‘Gulrang’, the fiftieth in the run in his 25-year music career...

    Afsarul Mulk Afghan, chairman of Da Ranra Malgari, told Dawn that events would be soon held in Peshawar and Kabul to celebrate the silver jubilee and golden jubilee of Haroon Bacha’s contributions to Pashto music...

  • Comment: Tried and failed Haroon stages yet another comeback in new role

    The latest example of this came to the fore on Monday when tried and failed official Haroon Rashid reopened his account with the board as Director Cricket Operations...

    ”The induction of Haroon after being out of favour with the PCB top hierarchy since resigning as chief selector last year after previously serving the board as director game development and Pakistan team manager comes as a complete surprise...

  • PCB names Haroon as director cricket operations

    LAHORE: In a surprising decision, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday appointed former Test batsman Haroon Rashid — whose previous job as chief selector could bring no good to the country — as director cricket operations...

    “The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Haroon Rashid as director cricket operations after completing all the formalities and the interview process...

  • Haroon brushes aside Amir's early return to international cricket

    KARACHI: The chief selector of national cricket team, Haroon Rasheed, shrugged off any chances of pacer Muhammad Amir's early return to international cricket, adding that the 23-year-old still has a long way to go until his comeback...

    Haroon said Amir has not played enough in the domestic circuit since his return to the cricketing scene and that the selectors prefer to monitor him properly before his return can be considered...

  • Returning to Shehzad: The mess that Haroon Rasheed and co created

    While taking the “whole responsibility” for the disastrous outcome of preferring the uncapped Khurram over Shehzad for a major tournament like the Asia Cup T20, chief selector Haroon Rasheed says the decision “backfired”...

    The Pakistani team more or less batted like a jaded bunch of capricious schoolboysCome on Mr Haroon...

  • Haroon satisfied with Azhar’s performance

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Haroon Rasheed has said Azhar Ali is new to captaincy but he will get mature with the passage of time and he is satisfied with his performance...

    Haroon said a few names had floated for captaincy after Misbah-ul-Haq’s retirement but the PCB chairman opted for Azhar...

  • Former chief selector Haroon Rasheed tipped to re-join PCB in key position

    KARACHI: Just two months after being sacked as Pakistan chief selector, former Test cricketer Haroon Rasheed may return to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as Director Cricket Operations, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported on Thursday...

    “Haroon has applied for the new position being created in the cricket set-up which has undergone some changes after the national teams’ disappointing show in the Asia Cup and World T20 in India,” PTI...

  • Haroon rules out early return for Salman, Asif

    KARACHI: Chief selector Haroon Rasheed on Friday ruled out an early return to international cricket for the disgraced trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif ahead of the expiry of their spot-fixing bans...

    “No time frame can be given by the selection committee at this point in time with regards to their future involvement in cricket at any level until and unless proper policy guidelines are issued by PCB,” Haroon said......

  • Don’t jealous, it’s Saad Haroon

    KARACHI: It is always a delight to see the internationally renowned comedian Saad Haroon resort to antics that on surface come across as self-deprecating and individualistic, but actually hint at something that the entire society, Pakistani society to be precise, is affected by...

    Haroon, like every standup artist, is here to make you laugh...

  • First person: Saad Haroon’s riot act returns

    ‘Don’t jealous jaani, my heart is Pakistani’ — Saad Haroon has a knack for coining rib-tickling, corny titles for his stand-up comic shows...

    His brand of impromptu hilarity has been called Saad Haroon: Very Live and when the country went through a particularly tumultuous time, Saad advised ‘Don’t worry, be Pakistani’...

  • Pasha Yusuf Haroon - a witness to history

    One of highly informative and interesting sessions on the last day of LLF 2016 on Sunday was about the Partition memories of Pasha Yusuf Haroon...

    Titled ‘Pasha Haroon: Gilded Memories of Early Pakistan Years’, the session attracted a good number of people who enjoyed the nonagenarian lady’s remembrance of her life journey...

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