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  • 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"...

  • Pakistan sport hits low point with qualifying debacle

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s sporting decline has left the vast South Asian nation that once prided itself on producing the world’s best hockey and squash players facing up to an Olympics for which none of its athletes have qualified...

    While cricket remains a wildly popular game in Pakistan, a nation of almost 200 million people, most other sports have shrunk in popularity as the successes of the 1980s and early 1990s have become a distant...

  • SEXUAL HARASSMENT: PAKISTAN’S TIPPING POINT?

    The law was steered through a 10-year gestation by Fouzia Saeed, the first woman to publicly complain and contest a case of sexual harassment in Pakistan...

    It was in 1998, when I wrote (from what I know) the first report on sexual harassment at work in Pakistan for the legal aid organisation Lawyers for Human Rights and Legal Aid (LHRLA)...

  • Pakistan proposes 6-point plan at UN to counter racism, religious hatred

    Pakistan has proposed a six-point plan at the United Nations to counter increasing racism and faith-based hatred, particularly Islamophobia, around the world, Radio Pakistan reported on Tuesday...

    The plan was proposed by Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN Maleeha Lodhi at an event “Countering terrorism and other acts of violence based on religion or belie" that was arranged by Pakistan along with the UN, Turkey and the...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance, and the effective legal strategy being pursued by the new legal team,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

  • The night my family miraculously escaped Hyderabad Deccan for Pakistan

    How aware were the powers that be that communities, families, friendships would be ripped apart?Desperate times lead to desperate measures, but the horrific chaos leading up to Indian independence, the partition of India and the birth of Pakistan defies belief...

    My mother’s family lived in Hyderabad Deccan in a beautiful house commissioned by my nana abba, Syed Taqquidin, then the Finance Secretary to the Nizam of Hyderabad...

  • Dazzling Bayern charge past Dortmund to open four-point lead

    BERLIN: Champions Bayern Munich outclassed title rivals Borussia Dortmund 3-1 away on Saturday to go four points clear at the top of the Bundesliga and stretch their perfect run under coach Jupp Heynckes to seven straight victories in all competitions...

    Bayern have 26 points and stay on course to win the title for a sixth straight season as they leave RB Leipzig, 2-1 winners against Hanover 96, behind in second while Dortmund, who...
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