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The Telegraph India: Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided to retain Misbah-ul Haq as Pakistan’s Test and ODI captain until the World Cup next year in order to crush apparent unrest in the national team over the captaincy issue. Outgoing chairman of the Board,...
National Public Radio: Last January Salma Jaffar was shot while she was going door to door in Karachi, giving children drops of the polio vaccine. "Even when they took out the pistol, I couldn't understand why he was taking out the gun," Jaffar says of the two men who pulled up on a...
Atlanta Journal: Last January Salma Jaffar was shot while she was going door-to-door in...
Khaleej Times: Every vendor of revolution is promising the people a bed of roses Many TV channels in Pakistan are currently presenting shows on how to cook best meals for hungry stomachs, but none of them ever thought of dishing out stuff to feed those who can be satiated...
Kashmir Observer: TRANS ASIANEWSNEW DELHI: After India expressed the view that the UN mission in Kashmir had outlived its use the visiting UN peacekeeping chief Hervé Ladsous has made it clear that the mission would remain in there until the UN Security Council removes its...
Khaleej Times: Power outages sparked protests and sit-ins on Sunday in several areas of Sindh, DawnNews reported. Many cities including Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Mirpurkhas, Sukkur, Larkana and Jacobabad are facing power cuts of up to 18 hours for the last many days...
The Siasat Daily: Karachi, July 27: The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) is reportedly under fire from opposition parties over its decision to call-in the army in order to prevent Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) from holding a mass protest march in Islamabad on August 14....
The Hindu: For Pakistan-based writer and journalist Reema Abbasi, the last decade has been spent in the pursuit of a “utopia called pluralism.” Like all utopias, hers has also been shaped by a hostile present — one that threatens the past as much as the...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: When she began her project, Reema Abbasi did not foresee a 3am drive back from Hinglaj in Balochistan to Karachi. With the forbidding environment in the province due to the presence of the Balochistan Liberation Army, staying the night was unsafe...
The Times of India: In their journeys across Pakistan to document old Hindu shrines, writer Reema Abbasi and photographer Madiha Aijaz find belief battling bigotry. The Kalibari in Peshawar has a regular devotee who toggles between two identities. At home, up north in the Kurram...
noodls: (Source: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation) Chief Secretary visit DistrictSouth drains. 26-Jul-2014 Karachi. July 26: Chief Secretary Sindh Sajjad Saleem Hotiana said storm water drains were in poor condition, heavy rains could lead to more problems in the...
The Times of India: BAREILLY: Underworld don Babloo Srivastava, currently serving out a life sentence at the BareillyCentralJail in connection with several cases including the sensational murder in 1993 of deputy collector (customs) LD Arora, has said that he fears there is a...
Deccan Herald: Laurent Gayer’s well-researched book on Karachi shows the locals as trying to live on with the ever-present threats of ethnic, political & criminal violence,...
Fox News: By Tammy BrucePublished July 25, 2014FoxNews.com Facebook0 Twitter0 livefyre Editor's note: The following column originally appeared in The Washington Times. This week, a terrorist group tried to shut down Israel’s airport, and couldn’t. So President...