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Profile: Punjab Caretaker CM Hasan Askari-Rizvi

Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Professor Dr Hasan Askari-Rizvi is a renowned political and military analyst who served as professor emeritus of political science at his alma mater, Punjab University. He has served as a visiting professor of Pakistan Studies at Columbia University from January 1996 to July 1999. From 1988 to 1991, Dr Askari-Rizvi was…

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June 7, 2018

 

Justice (retd) Dost Muhammad is KP’s caretaker CM

Election commission has appointed Justice (retired) Dost Muhammad Khan as caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to see the province through the elections scheduled for July 25. Election Commission announced it on Tuesday morning after a meeting wherein the election body finalised the name. Speaker KP Assembly had referred four names to the commission after…

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June 5, 2018

 

Girl named Independence celebrates 10th birthday as does Kosovo

PRISTINA: On February 17, 2008, Kosovo’s parliament unanimously endorsed a declaration of independence from Serbia. The same day a baby girl was born: Her family named her Pavaresia, the Albanian word for “independence”. But 10 years on from that historic day, Pavaresia is representative of her country’s youth: she says she has “never met” the…

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February 14, 2018

 

Watch: A look into Junaid Jamshed’s life

The first death anniversary of renowned singer turned Naat Khawan and religious preacher Junaid Jamshed is being observed on Thursday (December 7). He died on this day in a plane crash while returning to Islamabad from Chitral last year. Here is a look at vicissitudes in his life…

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December 7, 2017

 

Pakistani computer expert receives Queen’s Leadership Award 2017

LONDON: A Pakistani computer expert Syed Faizan Hussain received Queen’s Young Leaders Award for using technology to devise solutions for health issues and teach computer skills to children from underprivileged households. A ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on June 30 where the winners received their awards from UK’s Queen Elizabeth II. Faizan is a social…

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July 1, 2017

 

Profile – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

RIYADH: Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been elevated to the position of crown prince and deputy prime minister, and will maintain his post as minister of defense. Born on Aug. 31, 1985, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the son of King Salman, received his education at Riyadh schools where he ranked among the top 10 students…

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June 24, 2017

 

Interior Ministry awaits KP govt’s request to inspect Mashal’s Facebook account

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry is awaiting a request from the provincial government to inspect the Facebook account of Mashal Khan, the student of Abdul Wali Khan University who was lynched by a mob a couple of days ago. According to details, the cell phone records of the Abdul Wali Khan University student had been obtained…

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April 17, 2017

 

Misbah-ul-Haq: Tribute to Pakistan’s most successful captain

KARACHI: “Captain Cool” Misbah-ul-Haq announced his retirement from international cricket. He will hang up his boots after the upcoming test series against West Indies. Misbah captained Pakistan in 53 Tests out of which the side won 24, lost 18 and drew 11. Misbah can be defined as a man of precision, immense patience who has the…

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April 6, 2017

 

Profile – New IGP Sindh Sardar Abdul Majeed

The government of Sindh appointed Sardar Abdul Majeed as the acting inspector general of police for the province after relieving A.D. Khawaja from the post. What this report on the new IGP…  

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April 2, 2017

 

Profile: Lt. Khawar who laid down his life for a noble cause

During an intelligence-based operation in FR Bannu on Thursday, Lt Khawar and Naik Shehzad embraced martyrdom after an exchange of fire with terrorists, killing four of them. Here is his profile…

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March 3, 2017

 

John Hurt: A cult actor of many faces

London: British actor John Hurt, who has died aged 77, was a cult actor of many faces, often playing supporting roles which went down in the annals of cinema history. Whether as the first victim in “Alien”, the sensitive monster in the “Elephant Man” or the transvestite writer in “the Naked Civil Servant”, Hurt slipped…

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January 28, 2017

 

Profile – Justice Mian Saqib Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took oath as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan in Islamabad. Here is a look at his career and services. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was born on 18.01.1954 at Lahore. He passed his Matriculation from Cathedral High School, Lahore and Graduation from Government College, Lahore, Bachelor of…

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December 31, 2016

 

Profile – General Zubair Mahmood Hayat

ISLAMABAD: Besides the appointment of Lt. General Qamar Javed Bajwa as new Chief of Army Staff, the government also appointed Lt. General Zubair Mahmood Hayat as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC). Lt-Gen Zubair Hayat, promoted as four star general, was previously responsible for the safety and security of the country’s nuclear programme. He…

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November 27, 2016

 

Profile: Syed Murad Ali Shah

Syed Murad Ali Shah is strong candidate for the slot Sindh Chief Minister. He is highly likely to replace octogenarian Qaim Ali Shah. Have a look at his career…

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July 25, 2016

 

Ali’s other fight — for civil rights

WASHINGTON: “I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me — black, confident, cocky,” Muhammad Ali once said. The grandson of a slave and an admirer of Malcolm X, Ali was a fiercely talented boxer who dazzled the world with his skills. But the three-time heavyweight champ and Olympic…

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June 5, 2016

 

Key dates in Muhammad Ali’s life and career

LOS ANGELES: The following is a list of key dates in the life and career of late boxing giant Muhammad Ali: Early life January 17, 1942: Cassius Marcellus Clay Junior born in Louisville, Kentucky. December 1954: In Clay’s ring debut as an 89-pound amateur, he takes a three-round split decision over Ronnie O’Keefe. 1960s 1960:…

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June 4, 2016

 

Historic fight gave birth to a legend

LOS ANGELES: Cassius Clay had just beaten world champion Sonny Liston when he turned his wrath on the ringside reporters who had written him off as an underdog, shouting: “Eat your words!” Liston, nagged by a shoulder injury, threw in the towel before the seventh round at Miami’s Convention Hall, surrendering his heavyweight championship belt…

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June 4, 2016

 

“Rumble in the Jungle” : The greatest victory of Ali’s career

LOS ANGELES: Boxing icon Muhammad Ali, known simply as “The Greatest,” captured the greatest victory of his career in 1974 by knocking out George Foreman to win the “Rumble in the Jungle.” Ali flattened the previously undefeated champion at 2:58 of the eighth round at Kinshasa in what was then Zaire but is now the…

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June 4, 2016

 

Ali recalled as fighter for justice

SAN FRANCISCO: Muhammad Ali was remembered in tributes worldwide for his iconic fight for social justice as well as his legendary boxing battles following his death Friday at age 74. “We lost a giant,” Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao said. “Boxing benefitted from Muhammad Ali’s talents but not as much as mankind benefitted from his humanity.”…

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June 4, 2016

 

Muhammad Ali: 1942 – 2016

Boxing icon Muhammad Ali has died at 74. Here is look at his life:                                               (Photos by REUTERS)

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June 4, 2016

 

Justin Trudeau steps into his father’s big shoes

OTTAWA: Justin Trudeau, the handsome young outdoorsman, teacher and former bartender, stepped out of his father’s shadow and into his shoes Wednesday to become prime minister of Canada. The first-born son of the late and widely admired premier Pierre Trudeau led the opposition Liberal party to a landslide victory in Canada’s general election on October…

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November 5, 2015

 
 
 
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