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  • Neighbourhood Club, Bounce Club win on opening day

    KARACHI: Hosts Neighbourhood Club and Bounce Club conjured up magnificent victories over their respective opponents on the opening day of Nasir Jamali memorial basketball tournament at the former floodlit court Clifton on Saturday...

    The pair of Shahmir and Muzammil guided Bounce Club get past Clifton Crossovers 42-17 in another one-sided fixture...

  • Bounce Club, Nishtar Club win basketball contests

    KARACHI: Bounce Club and Nishtar Club struggled to overcome Arambagh Club and Karsaz Club respectively on the opening day of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Ramazan Cup basketball tournament at Arambagh floodlit court on Monday night...

    After some ups and downs, Bounce Club carved out 43-39 point victory over Arambagh Club in extra time after both teams were locked 38-all in the regulation time...

  • Garden Club, Friends Club and City Sports win

    KARACHI: Garden Club, City Sports and Friends Club beat their respective rivals on Friday at the Abdul Razzak Arain Ramzan Night Rocball Tournament 2015 which is being played at the Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad...

    The first semifinal will see City School facing Drigh Road Club while the second semifinal will feature Friends Club against Ghazi Club...

  • Video helps Japan’s Antlers reach Club World Club final

    OSAKA: Japan’s Kashima Antlers shocked South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Club World Cup final, helped by a controversial first-ever penalty awarded by video referee...

    The Antlers, who become the Japanese team to reach the final, face either Ronaldo’s Real Madrid or, in the event of a seismic shock, Mexico’s Club America for the title of the world’s best team on Sunday...

  • When home is not a home

    They preferred Pakistani schools instead of educational institutions in their home province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan, due to the low standard of education there...

    “I hadn’t lost heart and continued studying in the evening at home after assisting my elder brother as a munshi (record keeper) at his auto-parts shop near the Torkham border during the day,” he told me when I visited the school at Bacha Maina...

  • For Hariri, Saudi Arabia no longer feels like a home away from home

    WHEN I heard that President Macron was ready to whisk Lebanon’s kidnapped prime minister to Paris with his family — victims of the gentlest hostage-taking in the history of Saudi Arabia — I couldn’t but recall what Saad Hariri said to me a few years after he first became Lebanon’s premier in 2009...

    I was sitting in his office in his Koreitem Palace — a vast, ugly monster of a building not far from the Hamra district of Beirut — and I...
  • Home away from home

    Mitharam Hostel, Sewakunj Hostel and Jinnah Courts Hostel were homes away from the home for students of the ’50s, ’60s and early ’70s; these were the golden era of student life...

    The DSF struggled for a solution to students’ problems in Karachi...

  • Footprints: Living in a home away from home

    SUMERA Riaz sits gingerly on the edge of the sofa and tells her story...

    It is in the words of a little girl who does not understand much of anything except being torn away from her family, with not much hope of being reunited with them
  • Sikh pilgrims reach a home away from home

    “We always feel Pakistan a home away from home as many temples of our spiritual and religious leaders are here,” group leader Raam Paal Singh told reporters on the occasion...

    A Pakistani driver, who was sent to Attari by the authorities to collect pilgrims and bring them to Wagah and onward, was sent back home by the Indian authorities after his visa was found expired...

  • Veggies and fruit: home-grown and home-made

    With health, environmental and economic troubles, there’s never been a better time to plant a few seeds in your own garden Hafeez Khan, 29, an Islamabad resident, decided to turn to home gardening more than six months ago...

    According to Salma Kamal, project director of Kitchen Gardening Free Lesson and Seeds, a home-based course on social media, the concept took root in the country just two years back...

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