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  • Sartorial salute! The best of Independence Day style is here

    Sartorial mainstays on Independence Day are invariably the same: tunics printed with the Quaid’s mausoleum, the Minar-e-Pakistan and myriad interpretations of the chaand-sitara...

    The ‘Karachi’ bag, is printed with an image of the Quaid’s mausoleum and the lyrics of the song ‘Bunder road se Kemari…’ Lahore’s design features the Minar-e-Pakistan and the self-explanatory declaration, ‘Lahore Lahore Aye’...

  • IIFA 2015: Soch band nominated in Best Music Directors category

    You'd think the pop/rock band Soch would be on to their next big thing by now, but the song that shot them to fame is still picking up honours!Their song 'Awari', which was included in the soundtrack of Mohit Suri's Ek Villian, has been nominated at International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2015 in the Best Music Direction category...

    This is the fourth nomination for the band in India; Soch has previously been nominated at...

  • Best, worst performers in 2015

    7 per cent while the MSCI Pakistan is down 16pc for 2015...

    The pharma sector stood out as the best performer, posting a return of 17pc while oil and gas was the worst performer giving out a negative return of 31pc...

  • 2015: Best offbeat sports moments of the year

    Novak Djokovic eating grass at Wimbledon, a pistol-packing referee in Brazil, or a ghost haunting Pakistan cricketer Haris Sohail: it’s been a bumper year for world sports’ light-hearted moments...

    Here are some of the best:When things started to go wrong during a Brazilian amateur football game, the referee took drastic action...

  • Malik returns in style, Younis in record books as Pakistan take charge

    ABU DHABI: Shoaib Malik hit a fighting hundred to cap an impressive return to Test cricket after five years as he led Pakistan’s charge in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday...

    Malik was unbeaten on 124 for his third Test hundred — his first against England — to guide Pakistan to 286-4 at close on the opening day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium...

  • Pakistan must adopt contemporary style of play in ODIs: Sarfraz

    KARACHI: Sarfraz Ahmed on Wednesday stressed his primary focus as Pakistan’s new One-day International skipper will be to qualify for the 2019 ICC World Cup without having to go through the qualification stage...

    With the top eight teams earning automatic berths at the mega event to be hosted by England, Pakistan are currently languishing in eighth spot with 89 points — only five ahead of ninth-placed West Indies, who they play in a...

  • Pakistan’s economy to grow 5.1pc in 2015: ESCAP

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations latest report on the economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific has feared that Pakistan’s economy will still be constrained by macroeconomic imbalances despite expected economic growth in the coming years...

    The ‘Economic and Social Survey of the Asia and the Pacific 2015’ launched on Thursday, pointed out that persistently high fiscal deficit, financed by borrowings from the banking system including the...

  • Harmony through food: Pakistan-India cookbook wins at Gourmand Awards 2015

    If there is one thing that brings all of us together, it’s food— and this was proven at the 2015 Gourmand Awards when a Pakistani-Indian cookbook Zaiqay Frontier Kay— Dera Ismail Khan Kay Bulay Bisray Pakwan won the World Cookbook award in 'Cookbook For Peace: India-Pakistan' category...

    Speaking about the book’s recognition internationally, Aman said: "This cookbook is no way a mere collection of recipes but rather a tribute to the...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Pakistan and India's 2015 journey: From nightmare to 'breakthrough'

    As if by magic, the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference in Islamabad earlier this month turned out to be a deux machina for Pakistan and India...

    On November 9, Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz and India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj issued a joint statement to pave the way for resumption of bilateral talks, and added a new shibboleth to the voluminous Indo-Pakistan literature on diplomacy – ‘comprehensive bilateral...

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

    LONDON: Cricket staged its first day/night Test in 2015 after years of speculation that such matches might help arrest declining attendances for the sport's longest format...

    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...

  • HWL 2015: Pakistan, India put on a show in exciting draw

    In the most exciting match of the Hockey World League semi-finals, Pakistan and India shared the spoils with a 2-2 finish in Antwerp on Friday...

    Pakistan captain Mohammad Imran scored twice and India's Ramandeep Singh hit back with a brace in a match described as the “best of the tournament” by Pakistan Head Coach Shahnaz Sheikh in the post-game press conference...

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