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  • Five years on: Recalling the horror of 2010 Swat floods

    The ongoing flooding in Pakistan's rivers took me back five years, when, in the last week of July 2010, Swat was hit by floods of the worst nature since the first century AD...

    Indigenous knowledge also tells us that when the summer rain in Swat falls in pockets, there will be no imminent floods except a few cases of flash floods in the gorges which get more of the deluge...

  • In pictures: 70 years on, you show us how diverse Pakistan still is

    As Pakistan turns 70 years old, we asked you to share with us pictures capturing our country's beautifully diverse culture through heartwarming photographs of traditions, attire and places of significance...

    Here are some of the best shots you shared with us on Instagram using the #DiversePakistan hashtag:Also read: Here is why Pakistan is more diverse than you thoughtView all submissions here...

  • In pictures: Mohammad Amir trains with the Pakistan squad

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting process came to an end on Tuesday, the Pakistan cricket team continued their training camp at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for the upcoming away series against New ZealandMohammad Amir, who has been out from the national side after the spot-fixing row in 2010 was called up to attend the camp after recent performances in domestic first class cricket and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)... ...

  • Pictures of US President Barack Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan

    GUJRANWALA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with US President Barack Obama on Thursday will present commemorative photos of Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan during the 1980s...

    Official sources said Barack Obama's mother worked for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) during the 1980s and came to Pakistan to work on a project – she stayed at a five-star hotel in Lahore and frequently travelled to Gujranwala...

  • ‘SA leadership approved 2010 World Cup payment’

    JOHANNESBURG: Football’s world governing body faced fresh pressure on Saturday, after media reports the highest levels of South Africa’s government approved a $10-million payment that US investigators suspect was a bribe to get the 2010 World Cup...

    “President Mbeki spoke with the leadership of the 2010 World Cup local organising committee,” Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula told the Beeld newspaper when asked who decided to pay the...

  • Land grabbers convicted in only five cases since 2010

    KARACHI: While an anti-encroachment court and a special force were established in the metropolis in 2010 for the speedy trial of land grabbers besides retrieving public property by razing illegal structures, the purpose of the entire exercise has largely remained fruitless with merely 10 per cent conviction rate so far...

    The provincial assembly had passed Sindh Public Property (Removal of Encroachment) Act in September 2010 to...

  • TSH blocks Karakoram Highway to protest 2010 deaths

    ABBOTTABAD/MANSEHRA: The activists of Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara led by Baba Haider Zaman blocked the Karakoram Highway here on Wednesday against the denial of justice to the families of seven people, who were killed by the police firing in 2010 during a pro-Hazara province demonstration in Abbottabad...

    Noted among speakers were Baba Haider Zaman, PTI MNA Dawar Khan Kundi, MNA Jamshed Dasti, former MNA Hameedullah Jan Afridi, All...

  • Looking back: The 2010 spot-fixing scandal and its aftermath

    LONDON: England and Pakistan are set to play their first Test on English soil since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal when they meet at Lord's on Thursday...

    Below AFP Sport looks back at the scandal that shook cricket and the subsequent fall-out:Aug 28Britain's now defunct News of the World tabloid alleges that teenage sensation Mohammad Amir, Pakistan new-ball partner Mohammad Asif and captain Salman Butt agreed to bowl no-balls in...

  • Mastermind of 2010 attack on American charity held

    MANSEHRA: The counter-terrorism department of police in Hazara division claimed on Wednesday to have arrested the mastermind of the terrorist attack on American charity World Vision on Oct 8, 2010...

    The sources said Qari Rasheed, who is said to be a member of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, was allegedly involved also on the attack on British charity Plan International in Mansehra...

  • 'Amir is a good kid now': Misbah hails remarkable turnaround after 2010

    LONDON: Mohammad Amir returned to the hallowed ground of Lord's he defiled six years ago to earn Pakistan one of their most memorable Test triumphs over England on Sunday...

    The fast bowler, who served a five-year ban and jail time after admitting spot-fixing at the home of cricket in 2010, took the final wicket of the first Test to give Pakistan a well-deserved 75-run victory...

  • Action sought against authorities for not implementing 2010 flood report

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has been asked through a writ petition to issue directions to the Punjab government to take action against the authorities concerned for not implementing recommendations given by a 2010 Flood Inquiry Commission to avoid floods and destruction...

    Advocate Pir Muhammad Ali Gilani, chairman of the Human Safety Commission of Pakistan, in his petition stated that this year floods were damaging public property,...

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