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  • Nixor College, Haq Academy triumph in girls throwball event

    KARACHI: Nixor College, Karachi Medical Dental College, Haq Academy Red and Habib Girls School won their matches at the junior and senior team competitions respectively as the 6th Culligan Girls Senior & Junior Throwball Tournament 2015 commenced here at the City School Darakhshan Campus on Tuesday...

    The event has been organised by Sindh Throwball Association in collaboration with Pakistan Throwball Federation and The City School DK...

  • PCB Girls U-17 Cricket Academy launched in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Cricket Board, in a historic move on Saturday, launched a girls under-17 cricket academy here for the first time under the aegis of PCB Women’s Wing at the premises of Frontier College for Women in which 20 females cricketers have initially been short-listed for training...

    “With the establishment of the first PCB academy for girls, a long awaited demand of women cricketers in thisregion has been fulfilled,” said...

  • Pakistan’s shadow surgical instruments’ sector

    Pakistan is the leading exporter of surgical instruments, but local manufacturers receive only 2pc, or $359m, of the $17bn global trade, as most of it is lost to outsourcing importers...

    Some international brands are reported to have shut down manufacturing facilities in their home countries as they get the best products from Pakistan’s world class artisans...

  • Red Bull Music Academy: Noahs Heark to be fourth musician to represent Pakistan

    Music producer Ziyad Habib, or Noahs Heark as he's popularly known to fans, will be the fourth electronic musician to represent Pakistan at Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA)...

    Dawn: Is there something in particular you're looking forward to at RBMA?Ziyad: The entirety of the experience!Dawn: Do you think platforms such as RBMA help Pakistani musicians grow and get recognition even after the workshops are over?Ziyad: “Yes! I feel like...

  • Parliament watch: PTI in the shadow of the Judicial Commission’s report

    ISLAMABAD: With the unveiling of the judicial commission report, on Thursday, one question dominated discussions: how were its findings going to impact Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI)?Now that the party’s sweeping allegations of widespread rigging in the 2013 elections have been dismissed by the commission, will the PTI’s popularity suffer a knock from which it will not recover?This is what Thursday evening’s discussions seemed to imply... ...

  • The growing khaki shadow

    The reverse is true for Pakistan...

    While nobody would dispute the merit of the army chief’s argument about the narrow tax base in Pakistan and his advice to the government to broaden it, he should remember that the issue is such a political hot potato that even military rulers who were not answerable to any electorate failed on this count...

  • THE SHADOW OF KARBALA

    More than a thousand years ago, a small group, including women and children, fearing bloodshed in the sanctified city of Makkah began an arduous journey to Kufa, more a city of deception than a mirage shimmering in the distance, only to have a fateful encounter in a previously unremarkable Karbala, the shadow of these events would move across centuries to exert a defining influence on the Urdu literary tradition...

    Karbala casts it...

  • ‘Xi Dada’ casts a long shadow over China

    BEIJING: Chinese politics have increasingly become a one-man show, with President Xi Jinping as the indisputable star...

    When Xi took the stage on Wednesday to reveal the new members of the Communist Party’s all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee, he spent less than two minutes introducing his fellow committee members
  • US-Philippines war games to start under China’s shadow

    MANILA: Thousands of American and Filipino soldiers on Monday will kick off expanded war games, showcasing a deepening defence alliance as alarm bells ring over China...

    The 10-day exercises in the Philippines are an annual affair between the longtime allies, but this time they will involve double the number of soldiers as last year in a sign of their expanding military partnership
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