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  • Missing boy found, handed over to parents

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KOHAT: The police on Saturday handed over a missing boy to his parents in Peshawar, officials said. They said that a six-year old boy Yasir, a resident of Sarband area in Peshawar, reached Lachi tehsil after he mistakenly boarded a Kohat-bound vehicle. Later, someone took the boy to the Lachi Police Station. The police started search for the heirs of the boy through

  • Four more martyred by Indian firing on Working Boundary

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    SIALKOT: Four more civilians, including a woman and her minor son, were martyred and more than a dozen injured on Saturday when the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling at different sectors in Sialkot along the Working Boundary. The BSF targeted Bajwat, Chaprar, Charwah, Harpal and other sectors from late Thursday

  • India beats Pakistan by 2 wickets to claim Blind Cricket World Cup title

    January 20, 2018 5:14 PM

    India beat Pakistan by two wickets to win the Blind Cricket World Cup for the second time after a thrilling match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Hosts Pakistan had set India a target of 308 runs at a loss of eight wickets in their allotted 40 overs after they were put into bat. India conquered the modest target in the 39th over, with two balls

  • We won’t let Balochistan people suffer any more: Bilawal

    January 20, 2018 1:27 PM 1

    HUB: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that his party has always served the people of Pakistan, including Balochistan. He was addressing at a public meeting in Hub on Saturday along with the party’s co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. Bilawal said that PPP had performed various jobs in Balochistan for the betterment of the people

  • Love beyond borders: Canadian woman converts, marries Pakistani internet lover

    January 20, 2018 9:11 AM 3

    HAFIZABAD: A Canadian woman came all the way to Pakistan in order to tie the knot with her long-term online lover who she met on social networking website Facebook. Agnetha and Qaiser Abbas became Facebook friends a year ago. Little did both know at the time that they would fall for each other unconditionally. Post the conversion, Agnetha was named Aisha

  • Man arrested in Peshawar for armed attack on girl student

    January 20, 2018 2:33 AM

    PESHAWAR: The city police on Friday arrested an alleged eve-teaser on charges of attempted murder and assault on a girl student, police said. An official of Faqirabad police station told Dawn that they had arrested the alleged eve-teaser identified as Gohar Khan, 47, a resident of Sardar Ahmed Jan Colony, on the complaint of the seventh grader. The official

  • PTI lawmakers curse parliament, deputy speaker

    January 20, 2018 2:31 AM

    ISLAMABAD: A day after the National Assembly adopted a resolution condemning their party chief, legislators from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday cursed the institution of parliament on the floor of the house. The rumpus began after the day’s business had been concluded and the deputy speaker adjourned the session until Monday evening

  • Malir Dragons, Gulshan Tigers in Innovators League semis

    January 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Malir Dragons beat Keamari Dragons by 17 runs in third quarter-final of the Innovators Karachi Super League here at Naya Nazimabad Lawai stadium on Thursday.Malir scored 142-7 in 20 overs. Hamza Qadir made 52, while M Yaqoob scored 25. M Imran took two wickets.Keamari managed 125 for the loss of nine wickets in 20 overs. Kamran Rehman (30) was their

  • Federer joins calls for greater Slam prize money

    January 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    MELBOURNE: Roger Federer says it’s time for his fellow professional players to rally and seek greater prize money from the four tennis Grand Slam tournaments. The 19-time major winner says the current agreement is a good one, but it has run its course and time was right for players to get together and seek pay increases.Novak Djokovic, as president of the ATP player

  • Fury moves closer to Joshua showdown

    January 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: Controversial boxer Tyson Fury moved closer to his dream all-British world heavyweight showdown with Anthony Joshua when he was told on Friday that he will get his licence back if he passes a medical. The 29-year-old — who has not fought since his shock win against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the undisputed heavyweight world