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  • From being banned in the village to becoming Pakistan's 'Fakhar'

    Fakhar Zaman was once banned from playing cricket in his village and beaten by his brothers because he was simply too good — but he has returned a hero after his starring role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy win...

    His eyes bright, the tall 27-year-old posed for selfies and was garlanded with flowers as he was welcomed back to his home in Katlang in northwestern Pakistan...

  • India-Pakistan border clashes: UN team visits Sialkot village to observe damages

    KARACHI: A three-member observer team of the United Nations (UN) visited the Working Boundary at Kundanpur village in Sialkot on Saturday to review damages caused by firing at the border, said a report published on Radio Pakistan...

    Read: At least 11 killed as Indo-Pak border troops exchange fireAccording to Punjab Rangers spokesman Major Waheed Bukhari, the United Nations Military Observers group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) team...

  • Two children die as water tank crashes in Thatta village

    THATTA: Two children died and six other people were injured when a concrete-made water tank built about eight feet above the ground burst and crashed minutes after its inauguration in Haji Mubarak Jokhio village near Shora Mori town on Monday evening...

    A large number of men, women and children from the village had gathered at the site when a mobile tanker pulled up to fill the tank...

  • Palestinian village braces for Israeli demolition

    SUSIYA: Residents of this dusty village are bracing for Israeli bulldozers to come and knock down their makeshift homes of tarp, wood and wire any day now...

    Consisting mostly of tents, and without running water or electricity, the village has nonetheless risen to international prominence in recent weeks as it braces for a round of decisive demolitions after three decades of legal battles with the Israeli government...

  • PSIC to establish ‘Gandhara Art Village’ in Taxila

    Plans to establish the showcase, called the ‘Gandhara Art Village’, were announced by the Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC), and will provide a platform for the export of such products as well as a window into the rich cultural heritage of Taxila...

    While highlighting the art village, Butt said a training centre, common facility centre, display centre and design centre would also be established in Taxila...

  • Sports goods manufacturers demand incentive package, ‘football village’

    SIALKOT: Sports goods manufacturers and exporters on Friday demanded a special incentives package for the Sialkot-based industry, with special focus on setting up a ‘football village’ with training and development facilities...

    Meeting a group of journalists, leading manufacturers and exporters from the north-eastern city in Punjab said the sports goods industry is in dire need of government patronage...

  • Inferno destroys village in Shangla district, 20 injured

    At least 20 people were injured as huge fire destroyed an entire village comprising 22 houses in the Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday, DawnNews reported...

    The fire initially broke out at a house in the Kas Manz Kaly village due to an electric short circuit and quickly engulfed the neighbouring houses, police said...

  • Moon village the first stop to Mars: European Space Agency

    Setting up a permanent village on the moon is the first step towards exploring Mars, the European Space Agency said on Thursday as plans to reach and colonise the Red Planet gathered pace...

    “There are a series of missions planned to the moon over the next 10 years, and all these missions will create a movement, a momentum, and will create a wealth of data that will enable building the village,” he added...

  • Solar energy panels given to Kaghan village

    MANSEHRA: The Rabt Development Organisation, working for the uplift of marginalised segments of society, has supplied electricity to 140 mud houses in the remote Battakundai village of Kaghan valley...

    “We have lighted up 140 houses of this remote village by solar energy panels...

  • PTI holds another big show in Dadu to welcome 25 village elders to party

    DADU: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) staged another big show in Dadu district — its second in recent months — on Friday when 25 politically influential village elders along with their followers and supporters announced their decision to stop supporting the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and join hands with PTI chairman Imran Khan in his struggle against massive corruption in the country...

    The participants held public meetings at...

  • 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...

    “Our village has been kept deprived of the basic right of education in this modern era,” Ziaur Rehman, a local, lamented while talking to Dawn on Sunday...

  • Suicide attack kills 9 in Syria's Golan Heights village

    A suicide car bomb attack killed nine people in a government-held village in Syria's Golan Heights on Friday, state media said, reporting clashes between government forces and militants afterward...

    State news agency SANA said the car bomb hit the outskirts of the village of Hader, which lies near the disengagement line that divides the Syrian-controlled part of the Golan from that occupied by Israel...

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