Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Lahore to host World XI team for T20 series

LONDON: The International Cricket Council will send a World XI team to Pakistan in late September for a four-match Twenty20 series in Lahore, a top cricket official said Monday, a move likely to revive international cricket for the cricket-mad nation. Ab Bolo! PSL Lahore has opened the door to return of ...

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Dedication, positive thinking helped me excel: Kamran

LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) top performer and wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal has said that his hard work, dedication and positive thinking helped him achieve this distinction. “I believe in hard work, which always bears fruit sooner or later. Cricket is my passion and I always tried my best to ...

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Willing to fight for country, Pakistan ranks top in the list: Gallup

LONDON: WIN Gallup International recently announced the results of their international survey on people’s willingness to fight for their country. Pakistan ranks 3rd in the list of countries where its citizens are willing to fight for their country, according to a global survey from WIN/Gallup International. 89% Pakistanis said they would ...

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British firm invest $400m in Pakistan for cement plant

LONDON/PESHAWAR: British firm Asian Precious Minerals announced an investment of $400 million in building a new cement plant in K-P in a meeting between company executives and K-P Chief Minister. Both sides discussed the potential of bilateral trade between the UK and K-P, says a statement issued by the British High ...

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Model Ayan Ali’s abashing picture goes viral!

COLOMBO: Scandalously famous, super model, Ayaan Ali’s recent abashing picture goes viral. The picture was taken during a commercial’s shoot in Sri Lanka. The dollar girl is standing next to a boy wearing short dress. It seems like she has gained weight in the picture and her caption claims that she will ...

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Gurmehar’s silent battle for peace

IT is not unlikely that Gurmehar Kaur or her mother has read Sahir Ludhianvi’s anti-war poetry. It is also possible they have read Charles Sumner’s views on human strife. Gurmehar echoes an earnest sentiment of the legendary Massachusetts senator who endured physical assault from rivals to oppose the politics of ...

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Rabi Pirzada: Bollywood films just promote crime

YET another controversy strikes and this time it’s Pakistani actress Rabi Pirzada who seems to have set on a new mission of reviving the dying Pakistani film industry but instead ended up targeting Bollywood. Lahore, which was once considered as the hub of Pakistani entertainment is apparently losing its magic ...

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ECO sees connectivity as key to prosperity

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Economic Cooperation Organisation member states agreed here on Wednesday to collectively combat terrorism and vowed to cooperate in fields like trade, energy and infrastructure development. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the ECO member countries needed to work as a unit for progress and prosperity. He said ...

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Fahim Gul appointed coach for six months

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) held its 44th Annual General Meeting in Islamabad despite a stay order against it given by Civil Judge-III, Quetta. The house elected new Vice President Shahid Alvi, who was then made Senior Vice President to replace Razi Nawab. Shahid was serving as Director General Air Intelligence ...

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Understanding more about migration

I was glad last week, when a former Swedish politician, Carl Bildt, said that Sweden had become a better country thanks to a large number of immigrants having come to the land since the 1960s. Today, about 20 percent Swedes were born outside the country. Most live in the big ...

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