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  • Sajid Ali stars in Pakistan Panthers’ victory on England tour

    KARACHI: Opener Sajid Ali powered Pakistan Panthers Veterans to a fine 34-run victory over Dorset Veterans in their first match of the tour of England at the Dean Park in Bournemouth on Sunday...

    According to details made available here, Pakistan Panthers batted first and scored 174 for eight in the allotted 30 overs...

  • Little Afghan Messi fan not giving up on meeting idol

    KABUL: The five-year-old Afghan boy who won the Internet's heart when he was pictured wearing a plastic bag as an improvised Lionel Messi jersey is still eager to meet the Argentine football superstar, he told AFP Friday...

    Murtaza Ahmadi travelled with his family to Kabul this week to receive two jerseys autographed by Messi and presented to the young fan by UNICEF
  • Bethlehem fetes Palestinian Arab Idol singing hero

    BETHLEHEM: Hundreds of Palestinians celebrated in Bethlehem after a young singer from the occupied West Bank city became the second Palestinian to win the Arab Idol television song contest...

    He became the second Palestinian to win the contest after Mohammed Assaf, who was raised in a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, won Arab Idol against all odds aged 23 in 2013...

  • 'Idol' singers — Japan's obsession with minor girls

    She is a so-called “idol” singer, common in Japan, where rights groups have complained that society's sometimes permissive view of the sexualisation of young girls puts minors at risk...

    Idol Tama Himeno, who has performed on stage since the age of 16, says the men attending her shows worship the performers and crave communication with young girls that they cannot get elsewhere...

  • Sajid Javid named UK treasury chief

    LONDON: Boris Johnson appointed Sajid Javid Britain’s new treasury chief, one of the most senior jobs in cabinet, soon after taking oath as prime minister on Wednesday...

    A former City of London banker whose father worked as bus driver after coming to Britain from Pakistan during the 1960s, he is considered a rising star within the Conservative party...

  • Imran Abbas' Abdullah to release in Pakistan on June 5

    Abdullah: The Final Witness, starring Imran Abbas, Sajid Hasan, Sadia Khan and Hameed Sheikh, registered its presence in the film market as it emerged as a surprise last minute entry to the Cannes Film Festival this year...

    After being the only feature-length film to represent Pakistan at Cannes, Abdullah will be screened locally on June 5, according to its distribution company, Distribution Club...

  • Four-star Abbas helps Pakistan restrict West Indies after big stand

    BRIDGETOWN: Openers Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad were laying the foundations of a solid reply by Pakistan at 36-0 at lunch after their bowlers had dismissed the West Indies for 312 in the first innings on the second day of the second Test at Kensington Oval here on Monday...

    Seamer Mohammad Abbas led the visiting bowlers’ effort with two more wickets to finish with four for 56, the best figures by a Pakistan fast bowler in Test innings...

  • Zaheer Abbas pledges to keep cricket ‘alive’ in Pakistan

    Legendary batsman and president of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Zaheer Abbas, has vowed to keep cricket ‘alive’ in Pakistan by using his position to convince member countries to tour the country...

    In May this year, Zimbabwe became the first Test team to tour Pakistan since terrorist attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009, suspending all international cricket in the country...

  • Pakistan cricket lacks professionalism: Zaheer Abbas

    KARACHI: President of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Zaheer Abbas, said on Saturday that Pakistan cricket is lacking in professionalism when it comes to playing on the global stage and need to improve urgently...

    Speaking to the media at the final of the KCCA President Cup at the National Stadium, the former Pakistan captain emphasised on bringing drastic changes in domestic cricket to bring it at par with the game in other...

  • Muzaffar Ali will visit Pakistan for Jaanisar release: Imran Abbas

    During the promotional tour for his next Bollywood venture, Jaanisar, Imran Abbas has revealed this exciting piece of information: the film's director Muzaffar Ali, who also has classics like Umraojaan and Anjuman to his credit, will be coming to Pakistan for Jaanisar's release...

    Imran Abbas is joined by stylist Pernia Qureshi in the cast...

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