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I am not calling it quits as PCB chairman, says Shaharyar

I am not calling it quits as PCB chairman, says Shaharyar

LAHORE: Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar M Khan says that he has not yet made up his mind whether to leave his post after completing two years in office on August 17, 2016. “Yes, I am also hearing various news reports about me quitting the post in August this year. But I

Pakistan opener Javeria Khan discharged after bouncer incident

NEW DELHI: Javeria Khan, who opens the batting for the Pakistan women’s team, has been released from hospital after being hit on the jaw by a bouncer in Wednesday’s World Twenty20 match against West Indies in Chennai. “She has been discharged with a fractured thumb but we are still waiting for the medical report,” team

Lahore Literary festival to kick off on Feb 19

LAHORE: The fourth edition of the three-day Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) will start from Feb 19. “This year’s three-day, free and open-to-public event will feature some of the most insightful voices from home and abroad in rewarding, thought-provoking discussions on literature and arts,” said Razi Ahmed, founder and chief executive officer of the LLF, in

APS mastermind claims Bacha Khan University attack, 21 killed

PESHAWAR: Unidentified gunmen entered Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkha’s Charsadda town Wednesday and opened fire on students and faculty members as they gathered at the school for a poetry recital to commemorate the death anniversary of the activist and leader whom the school is named after. The mastermind of the APS Peshawar attack, Omar

Chinese Prefer Pak, Want To Move Away India As Neighbour: Survey

Beijing:  If given a chance to ‘play God’, majority of Chinese would like to redraw country’s map and move away neighbours such as India, Japan with whom Beijing has territorial disputes. Unsurprisingly majority wanted Pakistan often referred as all-weather ally by Chinese leaders and media to remain as a neighbour.

Film ‘Maalik’ is as much about the military as it is about politics in Pakistan

From its initial trailers, Ashir Azeem’s Maalik may appear to be steeped in the convoluted world of political intrigue. But the film won’t skimp on the action. This was revealed by the film’s lead cast member, Farhan Ali Agha, who plays a Major (and later a Colonel) of the Army Special Forces in the film.

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