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  • Army chief meets Pakistan's Special Olympics heroes

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday met some of the members of Pakistani contingent which participated and brought back medals in the 2015 Special Olympics...

    The eight athletes who met the army chief were part of a 55-member contingent which participated and bagged a rich haul of 35 medals at the 2015 Los Angeles Games that started in July and concluded in August...

  • Flower wants Pakistan fans to see their heroes in action at home

    LEEDS: Andy Flower, coach of the ICC World XI team, is looking forward to being involved in a series that enables Pakistan fans to “see their heroes” after years of being “starved” of international cricket, he told AFP on Friday...

    The former Zimbabwe batsman and ex-England coach was named on Thursday as the man who will oversee a World XI that will play three T20 Internationals in Lahore next month in a bid to revive international...

  • ‘Serious mess’: Pakistan need to dig deep to find heroes, says Waqar Younis

    “We don’t need stars, we need heroes,” Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis said outside the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore as he headed to a ‘fact-finding meeting’ called up by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after the national side’s disastrous exit from the World Twent20...

    The four players are the 'stars' in Pakistan's current line up but it wasn't clear who Waqar was pointing at in his statement amid rumours of factions within the...

  • Poets shower praise on Pakistan movement heroes

    LAKKI MARWAT: Poets at a literary function held in connection with the Independence Day in Lakki city on Sunday recited verses highlighting the valiant sacrifices rendered for creation of Pakistan...

    Mr Shah said their forefathers rendered great sacrifices to get independence from British rule and that everyone should respect their struggle for creation of Pakistan...

  • GB independence day: PM pays tribute to 'heroes who sacrificed for Pakistan'

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, while delivering a historic address on the independence day celebrations in Gilgit-Baltistan, paid special tribute to the martyrs of the region "who laid down their lives for Pakistan multiple times"...

    "On this day, I especially wish to pay tribute to the youth of Gilgit-Baltistan who sacrificed in Kargil, in the war against terrorism, and the heroes of 1947 and 1948," said Prime Minister Imran,...

  • Warrant out for ex-army chief’s brother in Ashiyana housing scheme scam

    LAHORE: An accountability court on Thursday issued warrants for the arrest of Kamran Kayani, brother of former army chief retired Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Paragon City Housing Society’s director Nadeem Zia and another in the Ashiyana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme scam...

    As the court resumed hearing on the reference in the housing scam, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) produced three suspects, including former principal secretary to...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: UNSUNG HEROES OF MIANWALI

    Lately it has become fashionable for the affluent and the nouveau riche in metropolitan Pakistan to mock and denigrate the political workers, progressive ideologues, trade unionists and activist writers from the past who took part in various struggles waged across the country for both the democratic rights of Pakistani citizens and economic rights of the working people...

    But there are other cities, towns, districts and settlements...

  • Hersh and heroes

    Pakistan, even with its relative comfort with ambiguity, is not insulated from these conundrums, even as they vary in flavour from American ones...

    In this sense, both the US and Pakistan have relied on the idea of killing leaders as moments of might...

  • ‘Fascists’ or heroes? How WWII history divides Ukraine

    Moustachioed and vigorous despite his 90 years, he calls himself a freedom fighter, proud of having served in the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) in World War II...

    After tactical training from the Germans, he joined the nationalist UPA, which first supported but then turned on the Nazis, fighting the Germans and the Red Army at the same time...

  • Unsung heroes of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police

    The K-9 Unit comprising sniffer dogs has been functional since 2009 with few trained dogs acquired from the Army Dog Centre, Rawalpindi...

    “The Pakistan Army is also using these dogs for the explosives’ detection in dangerous places like North Waziristan but even the Army has not yet given any medal though it has proposed three names worthy of a medal for their service,” said retired colonel Munnawar Shah, who felt it was time that...

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