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  • Rumman Raees appointed Islamabad United vice captain

    Pakistan pacer Rumman Raees has been appointed Islamabad United vice captain for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), franchise owner Ali Naqvi announced on Saturday...

    Raees will serve under Misbah-ul-Haq, who led the team to glory in the PSL's first season...

  • Musical tribute paid to sitar maestro Raees Khan

    KARACHI: Nostalgia and grief were the driving force behind the classical music performance at the All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC) held at the PACC on Sunday to mark the recent demise of legendary sitar player Ustad Raees Khan...

    Commemorating the contributions to the genre made by Ustad Raees, a bethak was arranged for musical connoisseurs and music lovers in general...

  • Tribute paid to sitar maestro Raees Khan

    KARACHI: The loss of Ustad Raees Khan was commemorated on Monday evening at the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) where several sitar performers and other artists came together to pay tribute to one of the most gifted sitar players in South Asia...

    Apart from being a musical evening, many in the music fraternity shared anecdotes of Ustad Raees Khan’s musical journey and how he established himself as a sitar maestro,...

  • Mahira romances Nawazuddin in Raees? Director wishes he had thought of that!

    Last week was abuzz with news that Mahira Khan has refused to do intimate scenes with her Raees co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui...

    Mahira who is making her Bollywood debut in Raees alongside Shahrukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui earlier said in an interview with Dawn that both producers and directors already know about the way she wanted to go about things:"Raees’ producer Ritesh Sidhwani and director Rahul Dholakia were very kind with...

  • Central censor board at odds with provincial bodies over Raees

    KARACHI: The provincial censor boards in Punjab and Sindh were at odd with the country’s central censor board that refused to give the Shahrukh and Mahira Khan starrer Raees a go-ahead for screenings across Pakistan, it emerged on Tuesday...

    After a full-board meeting which is usually reserved for appeals, however, the central board decided to not issue Raees a certificate on Monday for having “inappropriate content”...

  • Rumman Raees, who patiently waited for his time to come

    Rumman Raees, the medium pacer who cemented a place in the national T20 side following his consistent performance in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), termed the T20 league "a great platform" and thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board for giving a chance to "cricketers like him"...

    While talking to DawnNews, Raees said he had patiently waited for his opportunity...

  • Alleged MQM hitman Raees Mama remanded into Korangi police's custody

    An anti-terrorism court in Karachi on Tuesday remanded Raees alias Mama — the alleged MQM hitman who was extradited to Karachi through Interpol a day earlier — into the custody of Korangi police for 20 days...

    The police official said that Raees is involved in dozens of cases, although his arrest was made on charges of providing refuge to terrorists in MQM headquarters, metonymously known as Nine Zero...

  • Mardan blast widely condemned

    PESHAWAR: The political leaders have strongly condemned suicide attack at the office of National Database and Registration Authority in Mardan on Tuesday and expressed sympathies with the affected families...

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf provincial organiser Fazal Mohammad Khan also condemned the suicide attack in Mardan and directed party workers to cancel firework at Bagh-i-Naran Peshawar...

  • 26 die as suicide bomber hits Nadra office in Mardan

    MARDAN: Twenty-six people were killed and more than 50 others wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bom­ber struck a regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority in Mardan, 60 kilometres to the southwest of Peshawar...

    A senior police official in Mardan said the bomber appeared to be in his early or mid-twenties...

  • JI joins opposition alliance to form local govt in Mardan

    MARDAN: Jamaat-i-Islami, the coalition-partner of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in the provincial government, has joined the tripartite alliance of Awami National Party, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F and Pakistan People’s Party to form local government in Mardan district and its three tehsils...

    JI district emir Dr Ataur Rahman, ANP district president Himayatullah Mayar Advocate, JUI-F district general secretary Maulana Amanat Shah Haqani and PPP...

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