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  • Pakistan and Sussex observe a minute's silence in memory of Edhi

    HOVE: Pakistan and Sussex cricket teams observed a minute's silence in the memory of Abdul Sattar Edhi, who passed away in the late hours of Friday, before the start of play on Saturday...

    Pakistan's official kit to feature Edhi Foundation logo on English tourAfter a decent show in the first three-day match against Somerset, the unchanged batting line-up put up 363 runs for the loss of five wickets by the end of first day after which...

  • Mystery shrouds last-minute reprieve for Shafqat Hussain

    ISLAMABAD: The halting of Shafqat Hussain’s execution, hours before he was supposed to be hanged at the Karachi Central Jail on Tuesday morning, has stunned all concerned, including the convict’s own counsel, who appeared before the Supreme Court, unsure of whether his client was still alive or not...

    Sources in the Presidency told Dawn that they were totally unaware that Shafqat Hussain’s execution had been halted for a fourth time
  • PM holds last-minute consultations with aides

    ISLAMABAD: On the eve of a judgement that could upend the political fortunes of the Sharif family, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held informal consultations with close aides and key ministers...

    PM Sharif returned from his trip to the Maldives at Nur Khan Airbase at 4pm on Thursday, where he was received by his brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif
  • One-minute silence across country on Defence Day

    ISLAMABAD: A five-member committee headed by Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif decided on Friday that a one-minute silence would be observed across the country from 9:29am to 9:30am on Sunday (Sept 6), followed by the national anthem to be played by all TV channels and radio stations from 9:30am to 9:32am to pay homage to martyrs of the 1965 War...

    During the one-minute silence vehicles and trains across the country will come to...

  • Jamaica advance after last-minute goal in Nicaragua

    NEY YORK: A stunning last-minute goal from substitute Simon Dawkins took Jamaica into the next round of the World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday, destroying Nicaragua’s hopes of making the fourth round of the tournament for the first time ever...

    Dawkins came on in the 83rd minute and then hammered home a volley from 15 yards out to give Jamaica a 4-3 aggregate win and silence the 18,000 crowd in Managua...

  • Sangakkara in last minute talks over Sri Lanka future

    Local media had speculated that the 37-year-old will only play three more home Tests -- two in the ongoing series against Pakistan and one against India in August -- before ending his glittering 15-year career...

    But Mathews, speaking to reporters ahead of the second Test against Pakistan starting at the P...

  • Last-minute hustle and bustle

    LAHORE: The city markets witnessed rush on ‘Chand Raat’ and there were many stalls, especially of henna for girls and women, in major shopping areas...

    Besides outlets of garments and eateries, many vendors set up henna stalls at Karim Block and Moon markets of Iqbal Town, Moon Market (Gulshan-i-Ravi), main bazaars of Samanabad and Mansoora, Yatim Khana, G-1 market and civic centre of Johar Town, PIA Colony market, Model Town Link Road,...
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