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  • Swept under the rug

    In recent years Pakistan cricket has lost out on a lot of things...

    Pakistan has had some great sweep shot players in the past, from Hanif Mohammad to Javed Miandad and Inzamam ul Haq...

  • Police keeping close eye on Blue Area sit-in by religious parties

    Although their numbers dwindled as the night progressed, ST President Mufti Liaqat Kazmi told Dawn that other participants from Anjuman-i-Talaba-i-Islam, Jamiat Ulema-i-Pakistan and the Jamaat Ahle Sunnat had yet to join their rally...

    A sizeable deployment was also witnessed around the Blue Area, while a large reserve force remained stationed across the city, on standby in case of any untoward incident...

  • Blue Area project will create jobs, attract investment: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said the Blue Area project of auctioning plots with incentives would provide jobs and also attract investments from overseas Pakistanis...

    He was briefed on the project by CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed and the chairman of Naya Pakistan Housing Development Authority (NPHDA)...

  • Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

    A factory in Mumbai accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said Tuesday, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly-coloured canines...

    An animal activist spotted the blue dogs wandering the streets of Mumbai near an industrial zone where factories had been accused of pouring untreated chemicals directly into the Kasadi river...

  • Giant blue whale spotted with calf off Churna Island

    KARACHI: A giant blue whale has recently been spotted along with its baby off Churna Island, Balochistan, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported on Thursday...

    This was the first live sighting of the blue whale, stated the organisation, which had earlier reported sighting of a sperm whale pair off Jiwani...

  • Two girls found playing 'Blue Whale' game in Jhelum, expelled from college

    Two female college students in Jhelum were found to have been playing the dangerous Blue Whale challenge, a game that encourages self-harm and eventual suicide among its victims, after it emerged that they had inflicted injuries on their arms with a blade...

    The Blue Whale challenge is an online game in which the administrator (also known as the curator) sets challenges and tasks for the player over a 50-day period...

  • Abe — nationalist blue blood at home, shrewd diplomat abroad

    TOKYO: Japan’s Shinzo Abe, who called snap elections on Monday, is seen as a pragmatic and canny diplomat who has cosied up to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin while pushing a nationalist agenda at home...

    Groomed for power from birth, the 63-year-old is often viewed as arrogant but has also shown a self-deprecating sense of humour, dressing up as video game icon Super Mario as the Rio Olympics closed to give a zany preview of Tokyo 2020
  • Blue is the colour as Chelsea end five-year wait for EPL title

    LONDON: The club anthem Blue is the Colour resounded around a joyful Stamford Bridge and champagne flowed as Chelsea clinched their first Premier League title for five years with a typically stubborn 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday...

    ”With blue ticker-tape raining down in the sunshine, Chelsea’s players completed a lap of honour with ironic chants of “boring, boring Chelsea” ringing out...

  • Blue gold

    We have dwindling water, now termed “blue gold” by specialists...

    Why are we spilling this precious commodity into a nullah? Why can’t we increase the area or the depth of the Rawal dam to store more?SNIRKarachiPublished in Dawn, May 1st, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play...

  • Air Blue's cheeky new tagline is a jab at PIA

    Taking a leaf from the national flag carrier's online marketing playbook, Air Blue, in its latest communication on social media, says its crew is "up and awake"...

    The ad, featured on Air Blue's Facebook page, is being interpreted as a jab at a Pakistan International Airline (PIA) pilot who was recently 'caught napping' during a flight...

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