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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...

  • 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...

  • Pakistan make history by becoming No. 1 Test team in the world

    KARACHI: Pakistan's Test team made history Monday as it clinched the number one spot in the ICC Test rankings after the rain-hit fourth and last Test between the West Indies and India ended as a draw...

    Misbah-ul-Haq was delighted to become the first Pakistan captain to inspire his side to the top of the Test rankings...

  • World T20 warm-ups: Hafeez, Imad star as Pakistan outplay Sri Lanka

    KOLKATA: Pakistan walked in with a swagger, played with a swagger, and won their only warm-up game in the World T20 in clinical fashion at the Eden Gardens on Monday...

    The contest was far from being the tight match the margin suggests; at no point in the game did Sri Lanka exert any pressure on Pakistan in what was the only warm-up game for the Greenshirts...

  • ICC gives Dharamsala ‘all-clear’ to host Pakistan-India World T20 clash

    The hill station of Dharamsala has been given the green signal to host the firecracker India-Pakistan clash at the World Twenty20 next year after a team of International Cricket Council (ICC) visited the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association's (HPCA) International stadium on Tuesday...

    India and Pakistan will meet in the group stages on March 19 in remote Dharamsala in the Himalayan foothills whose stadium houses just 23,000 fans, and...

  • World XI take on young Pakistan side in historic T20 clash today

    LAHORE: A strong World XI comprising experienced players from seven countries will face a rather young Pakistan team in the first of the three-match T20 series, dubbed as the Independence Cup, here on Tuesday at the Gaddafi Stadium...

    The series, a historical moment in Pakistan cricket, is seen as the gateway to return of international cricket to the country...

  • Pakistan's World T20 matches may be staged at neutral venue: PCB

    LAHORE: Pakistan's cricket chief Shaharyar Khan on Monday said a proposal was given to play their World Twenty20 matches on neutral venues next month in the event that the government does not allow the team to tour India...

    India host the ICC World Twenty20 from March 8 to April 3 but Pakistan's participation is subject to government clearance as there are specific threats, Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, said...

  • PM Nawaz orders security assessment before Pakistan’s World T20 participation

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday ordered Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali to ‘send a team to India’ to assess measures adopted for Pakistan cricketers’ security for the World T20...

    A decision on Pakistan’s participation in the World T20, being hosted by India from March 8 to April 3, hinges on a clearance report by the security team, read a statement released from the premier’s office...

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