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‘Pak-India series should take place every year’

KARACHI:  Former national captain Essa Khan believes that Pakistan and India should play bilateral series every year in order to benefit from each other in the international arena. Essa, part of the Pakistan team that played against India in 2005, said that having another friendly series this August was a positive sign for football in […]

Heritage site Ziarat: A place of pilgrimage

KARACHI:  Just a three-hour drive from Quetta, Quaid-e-Azam’s residency – where he spent the last years of his life before succumbing to tuberculosis – stood in the heart of Ziarat, surrounded by the city’s famed juniper trees. “Quaid-e-Azam loved spending time in hill stations… If it was Simla before partition, it was Ziarat afterwards,” said […]

Abbottabad book place in quarter-finals

KARACHI: Hosts Abbottabad qualified for the quarter-finals of the National Under-16 Football Championship after beating Peshawar Youth team 2-1 at the Kunj Stadium yesterday. Home-team striker Shahbaz Khan scored the opening goal in the first minute of the match which was equalised by Peshawar’s Muhammad Rehman in the 25th. However, Abbottabad got lucky as Peshawar’s Muhammad […]

Four days on, 87 Hazaras finally find resting place

QUETTA:  The bodies of 87 slain Hazaras, which had been accompanied by thousands of mourners from the Shia Hazara community on Alamdar Road for a full four days, were finally laid to rest on Monday. Some 17 bodies, unidentifiable due to the impact of the blast, wait for their families to recognise and bury them. […]

Kalat emerges top place for dumping corpses

ISLAMABAD:  Balochistan has seen an alarming increase in incidents of abductions, killings and bodies being dumped, as over 203 bullet-riddled corpses were found from various parts of the volatile province in 2011, compared to 103 a year before. The sudden, over 100% increase in violence is due to the alleged presence of Afghan militants in […]

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