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  • Great great great! Stunning win helps Windies smile again

    MUMBAI: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he hopes to help Caribbean fans smile again by completing a unique hat-trick at the World Twenty20 after stunning India to reach the final...

    An emotional Sammy said the West Indies had their backs to the wall before shocking India by seven wickets to emulate their women's team, who also won their semi-final hours earlier...

  • Great Festival brings together UK, Pakistani fashion brands

    KARACHI: In their search for a market in Asia, well-known British labels shared the ramp with top fashion and accessory designers in Pakistan at the Dolmen Mall in Clifton here on Friday evening...

    Marking the opening of their ‘Great Festival’ organised by the British Deputy High Commission, the fashion show was a rare occasion as many British dignitaries easily mixed with the general public in the mall instead of holding the event at...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    The festival, organised by the provincial auqaf department, was originally to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah but he could not turn up owing to his preoccupations...

  • Three-day Hyderabad literature festival begins

    HYDERABAD: Prominent intellectual and writer Amar Jalil has blamed Sindhis for the deterioration of education in the province and said nobody has compelled them to close down their schools but they themselves have snatched the right to education from their children and youths...

    The scholar was among a bevy of writers, poets and intellectuals who spoke at the inauguration ceremony for the three-day Hyderabad Literature Festival...

  • Last day of Hyderabad literature festival focuses on Bhitai and Shaikh Ayaz

    HYDERABAD: Sindhi scholars, writers and intellectuals actively participated in the Hyderabad literature festival on the third and last day on Sunday where a couple of sessions were held...

    Talking about noted Sindhi poet Shaikh Ayaz, scholar and Larkana Division Commissioner Akbar Leghari said he was a great story writer who penned good stories during his time...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

  • Shai Hope tipped as future ‘great’

    LONDON: West Indies bats­man Shai Hope could beco­me a modern “great”, coach Stuart Law said on Tue­s­day ahead of the Test series decider against England...

    The tourists’ 23-year-old batsman starred in their shock five-wicket victory in the second Test last week...

  • Indian cricketing great hopes for India-Pakistan 'restoration'

    Indian cricketing great Farokh Engineer would like to see “relations restored” in a “delicate” situation with Pakistan so the arch-rivals can resume bilateral cricket series...

    Amid the current glut of international cricket, one of the more remarkable statistics is that India and Pakistan have not played a Test against each other since the 2007-08 season...

  • North Korea's Kim wishes Xi 'great success'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un wished Xi Jinping “great success” in a congratulatory but comparatively restrained message after the Chinese president cemented his grip on power at a landmark Communist Party Congress...

    Kim's note offered Xi “sincere congratulations” after he was formally given a second term as the head of China's ruling party, state-run KCNA said Thursday...

  • World XI visit great for nurturing talent: Arthur

    ISLAMABAD: Mickey Arthur has termed next month’s ICC World XI tour to Pakistan as the country’s best chance to announce that it is safe for cricket...

    “Pakistan is a safe country to play cricket; with the World XI tour, the fans here will get to see their heroes after restoration of cricket which is great for nurturing talent in the country,” the Pakistan team head coach said while talking to BBC...

  • The great divide

    ONE of the advantages of modern travel is that the local crises involving secession in countries one passes through are debated in a foreign language...

    One does not understand the noises of their fracture...

  • ‘SL team’s visit to Lahore a great achievement for Pakistan cricket’

    ISLAMABAD: Batting legend Javed Miandad believes Sri Lankan team visiting Lahore for the last Twenty20 is a great achievement for Pakistan cricket...

    Talking to APP, Miandad said Sri Lankan team’s visit to Lahore for the said match gives a clear message to the whole world that Pakistan has come out victorious from the menace of terrorism as international cricket has revived in the country...

  • ‘Russia ban would be great loss to Olympic movement’

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Tuesday said it would be a ‘great loss’ for the Olympic movement if the Russian team were to be banned from the 2018 Winter Games over doping...

    The statement came after the New York Times quoted a source in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) saying Russia would be allowed to participate in the Pyeongchang Games with certain limitations...

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