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Sindh’s participation in National Games 2019 in doubt

KARACHI: The participation of Sindh’s contingent in the upcoming National Games 2019, which will be commence from October 26 to November 1 in Peshawar, is in jeopardy as the Accountant General did not release the funds despite the grant for the national event. According to sources, the traditional tussle between the accountant general and the […]

The Kasur Tragedies

Tragedy has struck Kasur again this year, with three young boys found to be allegedly raped before being murdered. Five children, aged between 8 to 10, had gone missing in the months preceding this, and these three boys’ bodies were the ones found. Two of these children were reported missing a month ago, while the third had been missing for two days prior. Police found one body and two skeletal remains at a deserted area in Chunian Industrial Estate. According to Kasur’s District Police Officer Abdul Ghaffar Qaisrani, it is unclear how they were murdered, but police suspect that they were raped beforehand.

Jury rescinds German literary award for Kamila Shamsie over Israeli boycott

The jury for the German literary award has withdrawn its decision to honor British-Pakistani novelist Kamila Shamsie due to her support for a pro-Palestine movement, according to VOA Urdu. Pakistan-born Shamsie was announced as the winner of the Nelly Sachs Prize, named after a Jewish poet and Nobel laureate on 10 September. A spokesperson for […]

Pakistan to host Bangladesh in Lahore

KARACHI: The National Junior Selection Committee has invited 37 players at the Hanif Mohammad High Performance Centre in Karachi for trials to select the Pakistan cricket team for the forthcoming home series against Bangladesh. The trials will be held from 18 to 22 September in which the players will play four one-day practice matches with […]