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  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Kashmir's 69-year-long history of deadly strife

    The stunning mountain region has known little but conflict since 1947, when British rule of the subcontinent ended with the creation of India and Pakistan...

    In 1947, the kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir was asked to join with either India or Pakistan...

  • VW just the latest in long history of cheating car companies

    WASHINGTON: Volks­wagen is far from the first company to stand accused of trying to game required emissions tests...

    Almost since the passage of the Clean Air Act in 1970, major manufacturers of cars, trucks and heavy equipment have been caught for using what regulators call “defeat devices” — typically programming a vehicle’s on-board computer to boost horsepower or fuel mileage by belching out dirtier exhaust than allowed
  • Long history of US interfering with elections elsewhere

    While the days of its worst behaviour are long behind it, the United States does have a long history of interfering and sometimes interrupting the workings of democracies elsewhere...

    “China has done little more than emulate a long pattern of US manipulation, bribery and covert operations to influence the political trajectory of countless countries around the world...

  • Living colours: ‘There is a long history of South Asian feminist solidarity’

    Q: What are your impressions coming to Pakistan at this time, given continued conflict between the two countries?A: This is part of the very long history of South Asian feminist solidarity...

    From the 1980s onwards, feminists from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have been in intellectual conversation, have politically come together, issued common statements, and all the more so in times of terrible conflict between the...

  • 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"...

  • 3rd T20: New Zealand hammer Pakistan by 95 runs to win T20 series

    WELLINGTON: Corey Anderson whacked a career-best 82 not out and followed up with two wickets as New Zealand demolished Pakistan by 95 runs in their deciding Twenty20 in Wellington on Friday...

    New Zealand wrapped up the series 2-1 after being sent into bat and making an imposing 196 before rolling Pakistan for 101 in the 17th over...

  • Irfan breaks record by bowling most economical spell in T20 history

    Fast bowler Mohammad Irfan — currently playing for Barbados Tridents — bowled the most economical spell in Twenty20 history on Saturday, only conceding a run from his final ball...

    But Irfan ended up on the losing side anyway, as after he had bowled his maximum four overs, the Patriots chased down their target of 148 with seven balls to spare to win by six wickets...

  • Karachi’s long wait ends as Blues edge Whites to clinch T20 title

    KARACHI: The long wait for Karachi to lay hands on a domestic title in the shortest form of cricket finally ended late Friday night when the Blues side clinched the Cool & Cool presents Jazz National T20 Cup final against the Whites by just three runs in Multan...

    Egged on by a noisy turnout of around 18,000 spectators at the Multan Cricket Stadium, both the Karachi outfits collectively provided an invigorating game that went down to...

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