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    Struggle For Pakistan 1940 To 1947 Dodge

  • Ramazan of 1947, and now

    RAMAZAN of 1947 also fell in the long and thirsty days of the subcontinental summer...

    The collective act of fasting paralleled at the time the collective act of waiting, the patient longing for dusk, a metaphor for the collective longing for a country, for the creation of Pakistan...

  • ‘The Ramazan of 1947 and now’

    The Ramazan of 1947 was also hot and humid...

    Shouldn’t be we ashamed that even after 68 years of independence we are unable to provide electricity and water to our people? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that more than half of our population has no access to potable water and sanitation? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that millions of our children don’t go to schools and most of the schools in rural areas are without teachers, roofs, furniture,...

  • Pakistan may dodge adverse impact of Gulf crisis

    KARACHI: The diplomatic crisis in the Gulf is not expected to impact Pakistan adversely in the immediate future, business leaders said, but advised the government to stay neutral to ensure steady trade ties and uninterrupted import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar...

    Pakistan State Oil (PSO) confirmed that so far “no disruption in LNG supply has occurred”...

  • India can’t afford to dodge Pakistan in Champions Trophy: Sethi

    KARACHI: Pakistan Super League Chairman Najam Sethi on Saturday predicted that India will play against Pakistan at the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in England despite the BCCI’s threats not to do so...

    In an exclusive talk with Dawn News, Sethi said that PCB has made it clear to the International Cricket Council (ICC) that in case India does not play against Pakistan in the 2017 mega event “we will demand full points of the game...

  • Four dacoits dodge 500 policemen

    VEHARI: Police have failed to find any clue to four members of a dacoits’ gang which kept police engaged for three days near Chak 113-WB and killed a tracker and a constable in the shootout...

    He said search for the fleeing outlaws was on...

  • Sri Lanka struggle against Pakistan ‘A’

    KARACHI: Left-arm pace duo of Mir Hamza and Zia-ul-Haq made early inroads as Sri Lanka struggled to 95-3 on the second day of opening four-day unofficial Test against Pakistan ‘A’ in Colombo on Thursday...

    Replying to the tourists’ impressive tally of 401, Sri Lanka ‘A’ lost three wickets for 67 runs at the R...

  • Pakistan's struggle to rein in rogue seminaries

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan pledged to crack down on religious seminaries suspected of fostering extremism following a Taliban school massacre in December that left more than 130 children dead, but the move faces stiff resistance from conservatives...

    8 children enrolled in them, fears grew after Peshawar that some were breeding grounds for intolerance — or even extremism...

  • Pakistan bowlers struggle in Test warm-up

    FLORENCE HALL (Jamaica): Shimron Hetmyer led a triumvirate of left-handed batsmen that collected half-centuries, as the WICB President’s XI made Pakistan toil in the field all day in their first-class tour match here on Saturday...

    Hetmyer led the way with a typically enterprising 97 (11 boundaries and two sixes), fellow Guyana Jaguars batsman Vishaul Singh was unbeaten on 81 and resurgent Kieran Powell made 58, as the President’s XI...

  • Pakistan extend West Indies struggle with early strikes in second Test

    BRIDGETOWN: West Indies’ vulnerable top-order batting was again exploited by Pakistan as the home team reached 72 for three at lunch after choosing to bat first on the opening day of the second Test at Kensington Oval on Sunday...

    Powell, top scorer with 49 amid the West Indies’ second innings capitulation in the first Test in Kingston, was due to resume in the afternoon session on 29 with Chase on 23, their partnership worth 35 runs...

  • Pakistan struggle after Silva's century

    GALLE: Pakistan suffered early blows as they began their reply to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 300 on the scheduled third day of the first Test in Galle on Friday...

    Seamer Dhammika Prasad removed both openers by the third over and left-arm spinner Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera also chipped in with a wicket as the tourists plodded to 118 for five at stumps...

  • Rescuers struggle to reach Afghan-Pakistan quake survivors

    SHANGLA: Rescuers raced against time Wednesday to reach cold and hungry survivors of an earthquake that left entire communities in Afghanistan and Pakistan marooned in remote mountainous regions, as the death toll climbed to 370...

    5 magnitude earthquake jolts PakistanDesperate victims appealed for blankets, warm clothes and food after the quake levelled thousands of homes, forcing many to camp out in the open in freezing weather... ...

  • Sri Lankans hog limelight, Pakistan players struggle

    KARACHI: Displaying better craftsmanship, the Sri Lankan boys and girls captured as many as six gold medals while Pakistan’s hopes were dashed in the four-nation South Asian Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Cham­pionships at the multi-purpose gymnasium of Habib Public School on Saturday...

    Hosts Pakistan, who had pinned hopes in prodigy Ummam Khowaja to make an impact in cadet boys team event, had to be content with three silver and as...

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