‘Enough with the aged and unfit players’

By Nabeel Hashmi

KARACHI: No player will be eligible for selection for the upcoming Quaide Azam Trophy without proving their fitness, according to the Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA).

There were complaints last year about several players, who were not fit for four-day cricket, being pushed for their inclusion in the domestic sides . . . → Read More: ‘Enough with the aged and unfit players’

Dr. Amir Liaqat is back

With a vengence

It was quite obvious after last Ramadan that Geo was going to hire Dr Amir Liaqat back. Geo had six to eight anchors last year, ranging from Junaid Jamshed to Omar Sharif and of course Sahir Lodhi, for around six hours of Ramadan special programming. Still, Amir Liaqat single-handedly took on all . . . → Read More: Dr. Amir Liaqat is back

The problem with ‘Hindu-ofying’

Recently, a friend of mine shared a small story about a “dholki” where friends and family had gotten together to sing and dance and celebrate an upcoming wedding of a dear one. During the festivities, a member of the gathering, who was quite uncomfortable, got up and qualified the event as a “Hindu’ana rasm” (Hindu . . . → Read More: The problem with ‘Hindu-ofying’

Blackberry fading to Black


Research In Motion Ltd.’s Tim Neil pitched the new Blackberry 10 architecture last month, but the company is cutting staff with an uncertain future.

Commercial users seek phone alternatives as RIM teeters on brink . . . → Read More: Blackberry fading to Black

Why Generation “Y” ?


People born before 1936 were called the Depression Generation.

People born before 1946, The Silent and powerful generation.

People born between 1946 and 1964 are called The Baby Boomers.

People born between 1965 and 1979 are called Generation X.

And people born between 1980 and . . . → Read More: Why Generation “Y” ?

Gut control

Our own stomachs may be something of a dark mystery to most of us, but new research is revealing the surprising ways in which our guts exert control over our mood and appetite.

Not many of us get the chance to watch our own stomach’s digestion in action.

. . . → Read More: Gut control

Goodbye Lollywood?

After the disappointing news that none of the funds from this year’s budget were allocated for the film industry, here is another dreary fact: 2012 may just be the year that sees the least number of film releases in the industry’s history. According to a source within the film industry, only two or three Lahore-based . . . → Read More: Goodbye Lollywood?