Sunday, 20 January 2019

Tag Archives: Karachi

Waqar Younis hails wife Faryal as a ‘star’

LONDON: While former Pakistani cricketer has been hailed a hero on the field by fans all around, the cricket champ himself considers his wife to be the real star. Turning to Twitter, the former Pakistan cricket team coach paid accolades to his better half, Dr Faryal Waqar by expressing his ...

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Figo, Kaka seek ‘promise’ of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

KARACHI: Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the “great promise” of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer. The two legends – who both played for Spanish club Real Madrid – are in Pakistan for a ...

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Pakistani Girl killed in Texas school shooting buried in hometown

Thousands of people in Karachi attended the funeral Wednesday for a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student who was killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school. Sabika Sheikh was among 10 students and staff slain Friday at Santa Fe High School near Houston. She was her family’s oldest child ...

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Heatwave kills at least 65 in Karachi

KARACHI: At least 65 people have died in different areas of Karachi due to heatstroke, Edhi Foundation head Faisal Edhi confirmed. Faisal said that out of the 114 bodies that were brought to the foundation’s morgues in Karachi’s Korangi and Sohrab Goth areas in the past three days, 65 had died ...

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Pakistani Celebrity add voices to #MeToo movement

KARACHI: Three prominent Pakistani women have added their voices to the #MeToo movement in the wake of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in a city in the east of the country last week. Model and event manager Frieha Altaf, actress Nadia Jamil and fashion designer Maheen Khan ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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Karachi in line to host next PSL final

KARACHI is in line to host the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final next year in what would be the city’s highest-profile game in nearly a decade. PCB chairman Najam Sethi revealed at the league’s draft in Lahore, that they have “made a commitment” to hold it in Karachi. If it ...

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Mesmerising air show marks 70 years of PAK-UK ties

LONDON/KARACHI: The UK’s Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, commonly known as the Red Arrows, put on a dazzling air show in Karachi, marking 70 years of friendship between the United Kingdom and Pakistan. The event took place at Sea View Beach and was open to the public. The Red Arrows are ...

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Ruth Pfau, Mother Teresa of Pakistan

Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan, died on Thursday in Karachi. She was 87. Often called Pakistan’s Mother Teresa, Pfau settled in the country in 1960 and founded the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre in Karachi. She was instrumental in making ...

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Nisar voices concern over use of British, SA soil for bloodshed in Karachi.

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday appreciated the performance of Sindh Rangers in establishing peace and curbing activities of anti-social elements in Karachi. Director General Sindh Rangers Major General Muhammad Saeed phoned the minister and briefed him on arrest of accused, having contacts with ...

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