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  • Solar-powered street lights worth millions out of order

    RAWALPINDI: Solar panels were installed to operate street lights at some roads in the garrison city, some four years ago...

    Since the last few months, however, these lights have been out of order with the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) failing to repair and maintain the solar panels...

  • 2015: Day/Night Test lights a path as Pakistan end cricket drought

    Another event significant in that it simply took place, was that Pakistan played major internationals on their own soil for the first time in six years, beating Zimbabwe in both Twenty20 and one-day series...

    Pakistan had been a 'no go' area for rival nations since gunmen opened fire on Sri Lanka's team bus in Lahore in 2009...

  • Ton-up Azhar lights up Pakistan's day-night Test against West Indies

    Opener Azhar Ali became the first batsman to record a century in a day-night Test off a pink ball as he helped Pakistan dominate West Indies in Dubai on Thursday...

    Ali's unbeaten 146 guided Pakistan to 279-1 at close on the opening day of the first Test ? just the second day-night match in Test cricket's 140-year-old history ? after Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat on a flat Dubai stadium pitch...

  • Pakistan on top of CA XI, but struggle under lights

    CAIRNS: Pakistan held a lead of 218 runs over a Cricket Australia XI after the second day of their three-day day-night match in Cairns Friday ahead of next week’s pink-ball Test against Australia...

    But there were some concerns about Pakistan’s ability to play the pink ball under lights after they lost four top-order wickets in the final session...

  • Karachi City of Lights festival brings a glow to arts

    A joint effort of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) and ‘I AM Karachi’, the Karachi City of Lights Festival brought a glowing radiance to performing and visual arts at the Fomma Trust-Art Centre at Zamzama Park on Friday...

    The tunes will not only be from Pakistan alone but they will also echo the melodies of Bengal, Kashmir and India,” said a soulful Kerai...

  • The lights of Lighthouse

    Strangely, the other shops which also sell lights in this vicinity also believe that the name of the area is thanks to them...

    There are the dazzling crystal chandeliers and ceiling lights...

  • Light The Night lights up Lahore races in record time

    LAHORE: Four-year-old bay filly Light The Night virtually lit the Racecourse while powering to victory in the feature event in a record fastest time during the Lahore Summer Meeting here on Sunday...

    Owned by Shahid Hussain, the filly from famous sire Assassi revived some of the old memories of the progenies of Assassi when she established a new record by clocking 59 2/5 seconds over the 1,000 metres in the , the Headingley Plate, class...
  • Stokes lights up Lord’s quickfire ton as Cook hits form

    LONDON: Ben Stokes scored the fastest-ever Test hundred at Lord’s, while England captain Alastair Cook weighed in with a less spectacular but equally valuable century of his own as the hosts fought back against New Zealand on Sunday...

    England were 429 for six in their second innings at stumps on the fourth day, a lead of 295 runs, despite having been outplayed for much of this match, the first of a two-Test series
  • Festival of lights Diwali celebrated with joy in city

    KARACHI: Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrated by Hindu and Sikh communities, involves plenty of excitement which includes offering pooja, preparing sweetmeats, exchanging gifts, decorating homes, donning new clothes, drawing rangoli and letting off fireworks...

    Bollywood songs were being played aloud in almost every house and colourful fairy lights decorated most home balconies...

  • Lights out in Trump’s America

    The eclipse will not be visible in Pakistan...

    The tumult of these happenings is hopefully all that Pakistan and Pakistanis will have to bear of the astrological instability caused by the eclipse...

  • Lighting for the ‘City of Lights’

    KARACHI: “Dekh shehr ki battian! [See the city lights]” used to be the oft-repeated comment by the people who arrived in Karachi from small towns or villages for the very first time...

    It was fascinating for them to see the lights installed here for illuminating the roads, streets, lanes, parks, buildings, etc...

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