Football team wear Hijab to show support for Captain

HOLLYWOOD – Cheering up their Muslim teammate, a Floridian high school football team decided to don hijab before their season finale game to show solidarity with their Muslim captain who has been taunted repeatedly over her religious outfit.

“Everybody looked at us weird,” West Broward senior Marilyn Solorzano told Sun Sentinel website on Friday, April . . . → Read More: Football team wear Hijab to show support for Captain

Pakistan’s own premier league

By Ali Khan

The dream of Pakistan Premier League (PPL) has finally become a reality: the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf has declared that this event will be held in October. Here’s what I think the event should look like.

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Aussie batsmen trying to tackle the spin

Andrew Wu, Roseau, Dominica

RICKY PONTING claimed another major milestone but Australia face a major battle to preserve their series lead after their batsmen were bamboozled by Shane Shillingford in the third Test against the West Indies on Monday.

Shillingford prised out four wickets on a spin-friendly pitch, leaving Australia – for the . . . → Read More: Aussie batsmen trying to tackle the spin

Gilani asserts allegations against his son have no stronghold

Khawar Ghumman

ISLAMABAD: Under a heavy Islamabad sky, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and the legal team representing his accused son in the ephedrine drug scandal put on a brave face and defended their position on Monday: That the accusations against Ali Musa Gilani did not hold.

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When in Rome

I was given few directions; Rome was pretty much up to me. I had asked Bethany months ago what she wanted to do in Rome and she replied, “Eat pasta.”

“Ok, I like to eat, but what do you want to do beyond pasta? What do you want to see in Rome?” I probed . . . → Read More: When in Rome

Woman dies while running marathon

By SPORTSMAIL REPORTER

A 30-year-old woman collapsed and died while running in the London Marathon on Sunday.

She collapsed at Birdcage Walk, near St James’ Park, on the final stretch of the 26.2 mile course.

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President Zardari urges for targeted action to resolve Karachi’s lawlessness

KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari ordered indiscriminate targeted action against criminals on Monday and said that the menace of lawlessness and target killings in Karachi could be eradicated only if the PPP, MQM and ANP joined hands.

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JUI-F member jailed for using fake degree

Kishore Kumar, a JUI-F member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly, was convicted on Monday of contesting the 2008 elections after submitting a fake graduation degree and sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment.

District and Sessions Judge Mr Shahjehan Khan also imposed a fine of Rs15,000 on Mr Kumar and suspended his assembly membership.

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Barry Gibbs sings to his brother Robin Gibbs

Robin Gibb’s Bee Gee’s brother Barry has been singing to the cancer-battling star as the family tries to help him come out of a coma, his wife said. Gibb, 62, has contracted pneumonia and is in a coma, his website confirmed on April 14. He is in a hospital in West London.

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10 highlights of PFDC 2012 worth noting

Much has been written lauding PFDC as the most credible fashion platform. As the council concludes with its fifth showcase,The Express Tribune counts the 10 ways in which PFDC 2012 further cemented the claim and made the whole experience noteworthy.

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