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  • Satyajit Ray’s Sharmila Tagore

    “All I know is that Manikda [Satyajit Ray] placed an advertisement in the papers in search of a teenage girl for playing the part of Aparna, Apu’s wife, in his new film Apur Sansar,” says Sharmila Tagore...

    ”Andrew Robinson, Ray’s biographer, has described Sharmila as hailing from “the more orthodox side of the Tagore family”...

  • SHC seeks details of plea bargain between NAB, Sharmila

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday directed the National Accountability Bureau to place before it details of a plea bargain deal it had struck in 2001 with Pakistan Peoples Party lawmaker Sharmila Farooqui in a corruption reference...

    A two-judge bench issued the directive during the hearing of a petition filed by the PPP MPA against NAB for writing to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Sindh Assembly, asking...

  • Sharmila shares her cinematic journey

    LAHORE: The first day of the fourth Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) kicked off at the Avari Hotel with a keynote address, titled Safar -- veteran film actor Sharmila Tagore in a conversation with Hameed Haroon...

    Sharmila, clad in a magenta sari, was then welcomed on stage with a thundering standing ovation...

  • Sharmila Tagore fears ‘Emergency-like India’

    NEW DELHI: Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore has slammed the current climate of deepening intolerance and unbridled violence as bearing resemblance with Indira Gandhi’s 1975-77 Emergency and the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid by Hindutva volunteers, the Deccan Chronicle newspaper said on Wednesday...

  • Injury rules Saha, Vijay out of SL tour

    MUMBAI: Wriddhi­man Saha and Murali Vijay have been ruled out of the remainder on India’s tour of Sri Lanka after suffering injuries in the second Test, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Sunday...

    Saha has suffered a strain in his right hamstring while Vijay has sustained a minor recurrence of a hamstring injury...

  • India set New Zealand 376 to win after Saha’s 58

    India, 227 for eight overnight, rode on Wriddhiman Saha’s unbeaten 58 to stretch India’s second innings lead in the morning session of the fourth day...

    Overnight batsmen Saha and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (23) put together a 36-run ninth-wicket stand as India eye a series-clinching victory after winning last week's opening Test in Kanpur...

  • Pant named for England Tests in place of injured Saha

    LEEDS: Rishabh Pant has been included as the second wicket-keeper in an 18-man India squad for the first three Tests of the five-match series against England after regular starter Wriddhiman Saha failed to recover from a left thumb injury...

    Saha picked up the problem playing in the domestic Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament, an injury that also ruled him out of a one-off Test against Afghanistan last month...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

  • After Iran, Pakistan?

    Hardly a week after the Iran deal was announced, the New York Times — which often reflects official US policy — editorially propagated that attention be turned to constraining Pakistan’s nuclear and strategic capabilities...

    The NYT arguments, taken from the Indian hymnbook, were not surprising; the timing of the proposal to target Pakistan is significant...

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