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  • Pakistan batting vulnerable against rising ball, leg spin: Iqbal Umer

    KARACHI: Veteran sports official and organiser Iqbal Umer said on Thursday that the third Test defeat against the West Indies in Sharjah exposed Pakistani batsmen’s weakness against high-quality leg spin as well as the fast rising ball and coach Mickey Arthur and other support staff must work hard with the team to bring improvement in this area...

    Talking to Dawn on Thursday, Iqbal said: “Pakistan players including Azhar Ali, Asad...

  • M. Umer Memon

    I HAVE read a few works of fiction during the course of 2015, among others Adelbert von Chamisso's Peter Schlemiel and The Man Who Sold His Shadow; Cabrera Infante's Infante's Inferno; Anour Benmalek's The Child of an Ancient People; Olga Grjasnowa's All Russians Love Birch Trees; Juan Goytisolo's Makbara and Marks of Identity; Ian Bedford's The Last Candles of the Night, Marion Molteno's Uncertain Light, and Kader Abdolah's The House of the...

  • SC takes police, hospital administration to task over 10-year-old Amar Umer's death in 'encounter'

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday took the police and administration of a private hospital in Karachi to task over alleged negligence that led to the death of 10-year-old girl Amal Umer, who lost her life after being shot by policemen during an 'encounter' last month...

    At the outset of the hearing of the suo motu case, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar regretted that the child had lost her life due to alleged negligence on the...

  • Sindh govt approves payment of compensation to Amal Umer's parents, SC told

    Sindh advocate general on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the provincial chief minister had approved the payment of compensation to Amal Umer's parents in line with the government's policy regarding compenmsation to victims...

    According to her mother, she was taken to the National Medical Centre where the minor girl was denied treatment and the family was told to take her either to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre or to Aga...

  • SC orders Sindh govt to pay Rs500,000 as compensation to Amal Umer's family

    The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday wrapped up the suo motu case on Amal Umar's death and ordered the Sindh government to pay Rs500,000 to the child's family while also donating an additional Rs500,000 to the Amal Umar Trust...

    During the proceedings, Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed said that the "policemen did not know where to shoot and where not to shoot"...

  • Of Humayun Khan & Muhammad Ali

    Now poor Captain Humayun Khan laid down his life in Iraq as a loyal and professional soldier of the US Army...

    What about them?In any case the American constitution was flashed in the face of Muhammad Ali too, not by a Muslim stricken by victimhood, but by the agencies of US law...

  • Junaid Khan to replace Muhammad Irfan in Australia ODI series

    Fast bowler Junaid Khan has been called for the One Day International (ODI) series against Australia as a replacement for Muhammad Irfan who is returning home following the death of his mother, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials told DawnNews on Monday...

    Irfan who is set to leave the ODI squad in Australia has not played for Pakistan since September 2016, when his leg was injured...

  • ECP chooses former SC judge Dost Muhammad Khan to be KP CM

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday announced that retired Justice Dost Muhammad Khan will be the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa...

    The JUI-F had proposed Justice Khan's name along with business man Manzoor Afridi, whereas PTI had suggested the names of two bureaucrats Ijaz Qureshi and Hamayatullah Khan and retired Justice Dost Muhammad...

  • Former Justice Dost Muhammad Khan takes oath as KP CM

    Former Supreme Court Justice Dost Muhammad Khan on Wednesday took oath as the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pahtunkhawa...

    Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered the oath to Justice Khan in the presence of former KP CM Pervez Khattak and other dignitaries from the province...

  • PTI nominates Dr Ameer Muhammad Khan Jogezai as Governor of Balochistan

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday finalised the name of Dr Ameer Muhammad Khan Jogezai as the Governor of Balochistan after Prime Minister Imran Khan formally sanctioned his name following a party meeting on Saturday, DawnNewsTV reported...

    Following the July 25 general elections, a six-party alliance comprising Balochistan Awami Party, Awami National Party, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Hazara Democratic Party,...

  • DG Police Muhammad Amlish made new DG FIA

    ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) National Police Bureau Muhammad Amlish was made DG Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the Prime Minister's Office said on Tuesday...

    Amlish, who was serving at BPS 21 level in the Police Service of Pakistan will replace acting DG FIA Captain (retd) Abid Qadri who took charge after DG Akbar Khan Hoti took over a new assignment...

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