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  • HUMOUR: MARIE, MARTHA AND MA

    Enticed by Marie Kondo’s promises of efficiency, increased productivity and calmness of an organised closet, I marched towards mine, trash bags in tow, determined to set things right...

    Yes, Marie Kondo, ALL of them ‘sparked joy’; especially this jar which I was going to upcycle to make the cutest Mother’s Day vase...

  • ‘Karachi has highest leprosy prevalence rate’

    KARACHI: The Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre registers around 500 cases every year in the country and estimates that the situation will remain unchanged for the coming two decades, said MALC officials at a seminar on Saturday...

    The awareness seminar and press briefing was organised to mark World Leprosy Day at the Pakistan-American Culture Centre...

  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • ‘Mother Teresa of Jhandi’ who cured leprosy among locals

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: In an area where at one point eight out of 10 members of a family suffered from leprosy, now only 10 patients are under treatment through the efforts of legendary Dr Ruth Pfau and her team, Dawn learnt on World Leprosy Day on Sunday...

    People living in the area had no access to basic civic facilities, health facilities were also very poor, local women suffered from night blindness due to malnutrition and in the early...

  • Starc, Hazlewood hand Aussies triumph in Adelaide

    ADELAIDE: Pacemen Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood spearheaded Australia to a crushing 120-run win here on Wednesday leaving Ashes holders England trailing 2-0 and on the verge of losing the five-Test series...

    Hazlewood snuffed out England’s hopes of a miracle victory when he claimed the key wicket of captain Joe Root in the third over of the final day of the first-ever day-night Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval...

  • CA expects BCCI to agree to Adelaide day-night Test

    ADELAIDE: Cricket Australia (CA) is confident that India will agree to play a day-night Test match in Adelaide next year, chief executive James Sutherland said on Sunday...

    Virat Kohli’s team are scheduled for a four-Test series against Australia late next year, with Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Adelaide expected to be the host venues...

  • Ton-up Marsh gives Australia edge in Adelaide Test

    ADELAIDE: Australia took firm control of the second Ashes Test when an unbeaten century from Shaun Marsh pushed the hosts to 442 for eight declared in their first innings on the second day of the day-night contest on Sunday...

    The tourists, who sent the Australians in to bat after winning the toss on Saturday, had made 29 for one in reply when rain brought a premature end to the day’s play at Adelaide Oval...

  • Usman Khawaja to miss Adelaide, Hobart Tests

    “The scans have indicated a moderate hamstring muscle strain which means it is likely he will be unavailable for the next two Test matches in Adelaide and Hobart...

    ”Australia meet New Zealand in the world’s first day/night Test match starting on Nov 27 at the Adelaide Oval and play the first of their three matches against West Indies in Tasmania in mid December...

  • BCCI resists CA’s overtures for Adelaide day-night Test

    MELBOURNE: Australian cricket chiefs are still trying to convince reluctant Indian board to play a day-night Test in Adelaide this year after releasing their international playing schedule on Monday...

    Cricket Australia have scheduled the opening Test of the four-Test India series in Adelaide from Dec 6 to 10, with hopes it will be a pink ball match following concept successes against New Zealand, South Africa and England in recent...

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