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  • Rain ruins Pakistan’s warm-up versus Australia

    Australia, who won the title in 2006 and 2009, open their Group ‘A’ campaign against New Zealand on Friday at Edgbaston which also hosts the tournament’s biggest fixture when Pakistan take on old foes India on Sunday...

    The tournament begins from Thursday when hosts England entertain Bangla­desh at The Oval...

  • Champions Trophy: It's Pakistan versus West Indies for the last spot

    The result in Bangladesh now means the battle for the final spot in the eight-team tournament is squarely between Pakistan and West Indies...

    Even if Bangladesh lose their third and final ODI against South Africa, it is no longer possible for both Pakistan and West Indies to pass their points tally before the September cut-off date...

  • Strauss appointed England and Wales Cricket Board's cricket committee chairman

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is back in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and will drive the development of the game at all levels as part of his new role...

    The 42-year-old, who was knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB's director of cricket last year to support his late wife Ruth's cancer battle and was replaced by former England spinner Ashley Giles...

  • Dheti Deewaarain: Old world order versus new

    Directed by Zia Mohyeddin, and translated into Urdu by Anwer Azeem, this rendition of Russian writer Maxim Gorky’s first play, The Philistines, cannot help but strike a strong chord in Pakistan...

    Given that this is a story that is ordinary in the Pakistan of today, empathy might dominate...

  • Police versus lawyers

    THERE is no doubt that the signs were there all along...

    The tragic loss of life in Daska was the unavoidable culmination of smaller confrontations between the police and the lawyers over the last many years
  • POETRY: VERSE VERSUS VIOLENCE

    In addition to working as a scriptwriter and broadcaster of literary, youth, current and tribal affairs — Radio Pakistan, Peshawar, recently gave him a Best Performance award — he has written several books: Lamghare [Flattery], Karketch [Conflict], Ghargay-ao-Guloona [Mars Flowers], and Da Ranra Safar [The Journey of Light]...

    A true patriot, Khadim feels that while militant activities have changed Pakistan’s landscape, we can still...

  • Roar versus silence

    Civ-mil can be spun many ways, but it really comes down to two things: India and Afghanistan...

    The only thing that really divides civ and mil is India and Afghanistan...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: THE STATE VERSUS THE SUFI

    Kathrine Pratt Ewing, a professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, travelled to Pakistan in 1976 to study the interaction of the region’s historical Sufi culture and state-sponsored modernity...

    According to Ewing, from the 14th century onward, Sufi saints, the pirs and the sajjada nasheen enjoyed widespread influence over both Muslim and Hindu populations in India...

  • THE PEOPLE VERSUS ABDUL AZIZ

    In fact the first cases registered against Aziz were initiated three years before the 2007 siege when he had issued a scathing fatwa against Pakistan army soldiers fighting Taliban militants saying they were not martyrs and did not deserve Islamic funerals...

    Nisar was later publicly scornful of the protesters gathered outside Lal Masjid calling them “politically motivated” and their political allies [the Pakistan People’s Party]...

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