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  • Rehan treble inspires AKU

    KARACHI: A hat-trick by Aga Khan University (AKU) captain Rehan Munir inspired them to a 4-1 victory over Pakistan Navy Engine­ering College (PNEC) in the final of the 13th Aga Khan University Inter-University Football Tournament on Friday...

    Rehan, awarded the player of the tournament, put the hosts in front in the eighth minute but PNEC levelled in the 21st through Abdullah Shams­uddin...

  • Rehan spells doom for Acme Technology

    KARACHI: Inspired by a mesmerising spell of spin bowling from skipper Rehan Sheikh, Rivo Mobile overwhelmed Acme Technology by eight wickets in the third Naya Nazimabad Ramazan Cricket Tournament at the Lawai Cricket Stadium here on Thursday night...

    Rehan returned fine analysis of four wickets for 21 runs...

  • Rehan hits astonishing 221 as Fahad Academy reach final

    KARACHI: Opener Mohammad Rehan hammered an incredible unbeaten double century as Fahad Academy sneaked into the final of the Omar Trophy Inter-school Cricket Tournament by sealing a thrilling one-wicket win over Kamran Public School at the National Stadium on Saturday...

    Chasing a mammoth target, Fahad Academy were inspired by Rehan who finished on an unconquered with 221 to guide his team to victory in the final over with last man...

  • Making of the Sindhi identity: From Shah Latif to GM Syed to Bhutto

    In a nutshell, between the 1930s and mid-2000s, the existential narrative that furnished the Sindhi identity in Pakistan was this: Sindhis were of a land and society that was largely shaped by the deeds of hundreds of Sufi saints (especially Shah Abdul Latif), who preached tolerance and co-existence, and were suspicious of those who were stripping Islam of its spiritual essence, while replacing it with a creed based on a rigid worldview and...

  • Syed Altaf Ali Barelvi: educating the nation

    Sir Syed Ahmed Khan established All India Muhammadan Educational Congress, later ren­a­med as All India Muslim Educa­tional Conference (AIMEC), in 1886, with the aims of bringing the Muslims of India on one platform, educating the Muslims on modern and scientific lines, promoting research and publications and reforming the Muslim educational systems prevalent at that time...

    The AIMEC indeed changed the shape of education in India as...

  • Syed Ali Geelani parts ways with Hurriyat

    In a surprising development, Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani resigned from his post as chief of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Indian media reported...

    The letter said the chapter only represented Hurriyat in Pakistan and was not authorised to take decisions on its own...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Can the state of Pakistan afford to ignore Sir Syed?

    ALL along we somehow had the impression that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (1817-1898) was the establishment’s blue-eyed boy...

    As he is credited with formulating the two-nation theory — the ideology that entailed the Hindi-Urdu controversy and led to the creation of Pakistan — we thought that Sir Syed must be the establishment’s poster boy for nationalism and independence...

  • Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai's 272nd urs kicks off in Bhit Shah

    HYDERABAD: The 272nd urs celebrations of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Sindh's most popular sufi saint, commenced formally Friday morning in the town of Bhit Shah in Sindh's Matiari district...

    On Thursday evening, Waqar Hussain Shah, the 12th Sajjada Nashin of the shrine, visited the outer premises of the shrine along with his brothers (Mustafa Shah, Khaar Shah and Zulfikar Shah) and laid a floral wreath...

  • MQM-P, PSP desperately miss former party chief, says Murad Ali Shah

    Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Saturday evening said that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) desperately 'missed' their former party chief Altaf Hussain,The chief minister was speaking to media persons at his native village of Wahir Sharif near Bhan Saeedabad town in Jamshoro district...

    Shah stated that both parties were still following the philosophy of their former chief Altaf...

  • Just in: Naseeruddin Shah to star in Shafqat Amanat Ali's next video

    It's a birthday treat for Naseeruddin Shah, his admirers, and fans of music maestro Shafqat Amanat Ali...

    The classic ghazal not only pays homage to Shafqat's father, Ustad Amanat Ali Khan, who once composed the ghazal, but is also a celebration of the legacy of Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah, who is the video's star attraction...

  • Killer of MQM's Waqas Ali Shah arrested, claim Rangers

    KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Thursday claimed to have arrested the killer of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) central information committee member Waqas Ali Shah, who was shot dead during the commotion that followed a Rangers raid of the MQM's Nine Zero headquarters earlier on March 11...

    Take a look: Rangers raid MQM HQ in Karachi, detain member of Rabita CommitteeAccording to a press release, Rangers carried out an intelligence-based...

  • Murad Ali Shah set to replace Qaim as Sindh CM

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party has picked Syed Murad Ali Shah as the successor of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and a formal announcement in this regard will be made at a meeting to be chaired by PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Tuesday (today)...

    Mr Shah, a senior minister who holds the portfolio of finance in the current provincial cabinet, spent a busy day in Karachi on Monday as he met Sindh Governor Dr...

  • Profile: Murad Ali Shah sets precedent in Sindh by inheriting father’s mantle

    KARACHI: The chief minister-designate of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah will be the 24th individual since April 1937 to hold the top administrative post of Sindh and along with father, Abdullah Shah, the pair will make it the precedent of its kind where two generations ruled this southern province of Pakistan...

    He is considered among the young cadre of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) as compared to outgoing Chief Minister Syed...

  • Murad Ali Shah named as next Sindh CM

    KARACHI: In a widely expected move, the Pakistan Peoples Party formally nominated senior Sindh minister Syed Murad Ali Shah as chief minister after outgoing provincial chief executive Syed Qaim Ali Shah handed in his resignation on Tuesday...

    “Our party has nominated Syed Murad Ali Shah as the new chief minister of Sindh,” a party lawmaker quoted PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari as announcing the decision after presiding over...

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