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  • MPA Kanwal suffers brain haemorrhage

    LAHORE: Actress-turned-politician Kanwal suffered brain haemorrhage at her residence on Monday and she was rushed to the Jinnah Hospital...

    Kanwal joined showbiz in 1987 and she first got a breakthrough in commercial stage plays...

  • Hurricane Maria pummels Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN: Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday, cutting power on most of the US territory as terrified residents hunkered down in the face of the island’s worst storm in living memory...

    After leaving a deadly trail of destruction on a string of smaller Caribbean islands, Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico’s southeast coast around daybreak, packing winds of around 1240 kilometres per hour...

  • Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

    Hurricane Maria strengthened on Monday as it blasted towards the eastern Caribbean, a region already struggling to recover from mega-storm Irma...

    The United States (US) National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Maria had intensified to a Category Two storm as it approached the French territory of Guadeloupe, the base for relief operations for several islands hit by Irma this month...

  • Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica

    Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday, with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the powerful storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma...

    After moving across the tropical island of 72,000 people, Maria was downgraded to an “extremely dangerous” Category Four hurricane but could strengthen again as it races north towards the British Virgin Islands...

  • Pounding Caribbean, Hurricane Maria rips off an ‘avalanche of roofs’ in Dominica

    SAN JUAN: Hurricane Maria caused “mind boggling damage”, ripping off roofs across the small island of Dominica before pushing on toward the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the second top-strength storm to lash the Caribbean this month...

    Maria regained rare Category 5 strength, the top end of the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, as it churned about 240 km southeast of St...

  • Di Maria sends PSG level with Monaco

    PARIS: Angel Di Maria scored a brace to keep Paris Saint-Germain hot on Ligue 1 leaders Monaco’s heels with a 2-0 win at Angers on Friday...

    ”Di Maria’s first goal was a rare bright spark in an otherwise tight first half, but there was no doubting the quality of the Argentine’s placement as he bent a sumptuous free-kick from 25 yards over the defensive wall and beyond the despairing reach of Alexandre Letellier in the Angers goal on...

  • Maria laps up two gold medals as Army, Wapda athletes shine

    KARACHI: Maria Maratab of Army hogged second day’s limelight in the 48th National Athletics Championship by snatching two golds from Wapda at the tartan track of the PSB Coaching Centre here on Saturday...

    78Triple jump women’s:1-Maria Maratab (Army), 2-Maryam Babar (Wapda), 3-Alia Noor (Wapda)...

  • First person: Un, dos, tres ... Maria!

    When Maria arrived on set to do her first-ever play Sarah aur Ammara, directed by Bakhtiar Ahmedin 1995 (or so), she had no clue that she would become a star overnight, emerge as one of the most versatile actors on the mini-screen, do a hundred plays and still be ripe and ready for more...

    Maria belongs to the generation that skimmed through PTV yet had the good fortune to work with maestros like Kunwar Aftab, Ayub Khawar, Yawar...

  • Maria’s dream for squash gold ends at SAF Games

    GUWAHATI: India’s top player Joshna Chinappa clinched the gold in women’s individual squash competition of the 12th South Asian Games after beating Pakistan’s Maria Toorpaki Wazir in a tense and ill-tempered summit clash on Monday...

    Top seed Chinappa, ranked 14th in the world, recovered from one set down to beat second seeded Maria 10-12, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7 at the brand new squash facility at the R...

  • Di Maria fires PSG 10 points clear

    PARIS: Angel Di Maria volleyed in with 15 minutes left to give Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 win at Stade Rennes on Friday and extend their lead at the top of the Ligue 1 table to 10 points...

    Di Maria played for four seasons for Real before joining Manchester United last season, but it was an unhappy spell in northern England and he joined PSG in the offseason...

  • All 4 accused in Maria case freed

    MURREE: The four accused in the Maria murder case were released on bail by the civil court in Murree on Tuesday...

    Maria had accused Master Shaukat Abbasi, Rifat Abbasi, Mian Arshad and Haroon for her murder before she died, after setting herself on fire...

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