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  • Pakistan cricket at lowest point in international history: Ramiz Raja

    Cricket commentator and former Test captain Ramiz Raja has described Pakistan's hammering at the hands of Bangladesh as "embarrassing" and the "lowest point in our international history"...

    In an interview with ESPNCricinfo, Ramiz Raja expressed his disappointment in the "lack of direction" and the lack of "fresh ideas" from the Pakistan Cricket Board which had rendered the national cricket team as a "rudderless ship"...

  • Time to completely revamp Pakistan cricket: Ramiz Raja

    After Pakistan's seventh World Cup defeat to India on Sunday night, former cricketer Ramiz Raja called for introspection and revamping the structure of cricket in the country...

    Lambasting the national team's poor showing, Raja said: "I believe it is the right time [to revamp] as I think Pakistan's World Cup campaign has almost ended because their net run rate is below all other teams' except Afghanistan...

  • Besakhi celebrations begin at Punja Sahib

    TAXILA: The Gurdwara Punja Sahib Hassanabdal on Sunday echoed with Sikh religious slogans of ‘Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, and ‘Jo Bolay So Nihal’ as thousands of Sikh and Hindu devotees gathered for the annual celebration of Besakhi...

    Around 2,000 pilgrims have arrived from India and some 3,000 from other parts of Pakistan especially Fata and rural Sindh...

  • Baisakhi festival concludes at Punja Sahib

    TAXILA: The Sikh festival of Baisakhi concluded here at Gurdwara Punja Sahib, on Tuesday, with a ceremony referred to as Bhog...

    Around 2,000 pilgrims had travelled from India for the festival, over a hundred from Europe, some 200 from Afghanistan, a hundred from the UAE and over 4,000 came from across Pakistan, including Fata and rural Sindh...

  • Raksha Bandhan celebrated at Gurdwara Punja Sahib

    TAXILA: Hundreds of Hindus and Sikhs observed the festival of Raksha Bandhan, commonly known as rakhi, on Monday at the Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Hassanabdal...

    Addressing the Bhog ceremony, which marks the conclusion of the three-day festival, ETPB Additional Secretary Shrines Tariq Wazir said the government was committed to ensuring religious freedom in Pakistan and that the ETPB was making efforts so all important religious days were...

  • Baisakhi festival kicks off at Gurdwara Punja Sahib

    TAXILA: Around 1,500 Indian Sikh pilgrims arrived at the Gurdwara Punja Sahib Hassanabdal to offer religious rituals in connection with the Baisakhi festival that started on Thursday...

    The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) in collaboration with the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has made arrangements for boarding and lodging of the pilgrims at the Gurdwara...

  • ‘You are human, Mian Sahib’

    Quoting the Roman emperors’ (and generals’) tradition of having slaves whisper ‘you are a mere mortal’ or words to that effect in their ears during moments of glory in particular, Nisar Ali Khan said he was perhaps the only one telling Nawaz Sharif: ‘You are human, Mian Sahib’...

    Once the information became public and a huge international story, the ramifications started to be felt in Pakistan...

  • Six children among 10 dead in tanker collision near Nankana Sahib

    LAHORE: At least 10 people including six children died when a fireball erupted as a car collided with a tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) near Nankana Sahib on Wednesday, engulfing surrounding vehicles, officials said...

    Heavy fog that descends upon central and northern Pakistan in winter is a leading cause of road accidents...

  • Data Sahib’s Urs celebrations begin

    LAHORE: The 972nd three-day Urs of Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh began here on Tuesday after Punjab Minister for Auqaf and Religious Affairs Ata Muhammad Maneka and Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar laid wreath on the shrine...

    The devotional activities started with recitation from the Holy Quran and Na’at
  • Award for Khan Sahib

    He is the number one singer in Pakistan who has made us proud by giving us countless Bollywood hits and mesmerising qawwali tracks...

    Well done Khan Sahib, keep crooning because thaaray jaisa na koi!Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, July 24th, 2016...

  • Rakhsha Bandhan celebrated at Gurdwara Punja Sahib

    TAXILA: Over 2,000 Hindus and Sikhs from across the country travelled to the Gurdwara Punja Sahib to observe the three-day Rakhi festival, which concluded on Thursday...

    Boarding and lodging arrangements for the visiting Hindus and Sikhs were made by the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC)...

  • Sahib, biwi aur …

    Boy o boy, Salman Khan’s younger brother and film director Sohail Khan, who is also known for his appearance on a comedy TV show as a judge, comes across as a family ‘shamily’ type guy...

    It turns out he is not!Apparently, Sohail K has (romantic) soft sport for actress Huma Quraishi because of which lately he has been showering her with lavish gifts
  • Intizar Sahib will always be there

    It was Intizar Sahib, as everyone called him out of reverence, who presented me Kafka’s collection of short stories ‘Contemplation’...

    I discussed the problem with my father who advised me to tell Intizar Sahib...

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