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June 24, 2017 4:07 PM Saudi Arabia announces Eid on Sunday

Saudi authorities on Saturday announced Eidul Fitr would be celebrated in the Kingdom on Sunday. The announcement was made after moon of Islamic month of Shawwal was sighted in different parts of Saudi Arabia. Ramzan ends when the first crescent of the new moon is sighted. Eid-ul- Fitr is the Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramzan. Muslims in Pakistan

June 24, 2017 3:46 PM First transgender passport issued in Pakistan

Peshawar: The country has issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalised community. Farzana Riaz, a transgender from Peshawar city, said the new passport would help her campaign globally on behalf of her community. "I have received my passport which mentions my gender as X and not as a male or female

June 24, 2017 3:27 PM 'Islamic State K-P chief' among two killed in Peshawar raid, major attack on Eid averted

PESHAWAR: Two suspected Islamic State (Daesh) terrorists including its Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) chief Arif alias Khalil alias Abuzar were killed and five security personnel injured in an exchange of fire in Shahpur village, Peshawar on Saturday. Law-enforcement agencies raided the hideout of the terrorists at a flour mill on Dalazak Road in the morning

June 24, 2017 12:17 PM Hockey World League 2017: Pakistan vs India – Live Hockey Score, PAK 1, IND 6 – Daily Pakistan

LONDON – India beat Pakistan 6-1 in a 5-8 position classification playoff in the Hockey World League Semi-Final at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday. A Ramandeep Singh double along with goals from Talwinder Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh and Mandeep Singh was enough to get the job done for India. Ajaz Ahmad scored Pakistan’s 3

June 24, 2017 11:44 AM Sana Mir ready for Women’s World Cup challenge

Pakistan women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir thinks her team can take inspiration from the triumph of their male counterparts in the recently concluded 2017 Champions Trophy as they begin their World Cup campaign in England. Pakistan take on South Africa in their campaign opener on Sunday after delivering mixed results in the two warm-up games before 3

June 24, 2017 11:00 AM If you think Qatar’s ostracism is an awful misunderstanding, you are dead wrong

For Qatar, to falter towards the Iranian side is the biggest sin in the eyes of nations who have tacitly fought it through proxies. Queen was never my first choice of music when I was an avid music lover during my youth. I guess Freddie Mercury’s antics were not really to my taste. I stopped listening to music over the years because I wanted to choose 3

June 24, 2017 9:10 AM As Modi prepares for Trump meeting, US expected to OK India drone purchase

The United States is expected to authorise India's purchase of a naval variant of the Predator drone, two sources familiar with the situation said, ahead of a visit next week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to revitalise ties in his first meeting with President Donald Trump. Securing agreement on the purchase of 22 unarmed drones, worth 2

June 24, 2017 8:45 AM Parachinar, Quetta mourn amidst rising death toll from attacks

The death toll from Friday's blasts targeting security personnel and civilians in Quetta and Parachinar has risen to 81, with 24 more people injured passing away overnight. Around 200 injured are still being treated and the condition of 15 is said to be critical. It is feared that the death toll may climb further. Most of the casualties were reported

June 24, 2017 8:26 AM World XI will play in Pakistan, confirm ICC

LONDON: Plans for the full resumption of international cricket in Pakistan moved forward Friday when the sport’s global governing body said it wanted to send a World XI to the country later this year. With the exception of Zimbabwe’s tour two years ago, Pakistan have had to play all of their ‘home’ matches outside of the country since a 2009 terror attack 3

June 24, 2017 7:27 AM Pakistan welcomes ICC decision on ‘Big Three’

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan and Chairman Executive Committee (ECC) Najam Sethi have warmly welcomed ICC unanimously adopting its revised constitution which ends the Big Three concept and gives it a more democratic and egalitarian model. Chairman PCB and Executive Committee Chairman stated that the PCB has worked assiduously 3