LAHORE: The 28th edition of the Lahore International Book Fair is set to open its doors to book lovers at the Lahore Expo Centre today (Wednesday)…and though the fair will feature 265 stalls, 40 of them set up by foreign publishers, several Indian publishers still await their visas.
LIBF Trust chairman Zubair Saeed told The Express Tribune that . . . → Read More: Lahore International Book Fair opens
LAHORE: The Punjab government’s attempt to set world record of singing national anthem by maximum people has been postponed due to potential security threat.
The provincial government sources revealed that there was red alert threat to easy and soft target of school and college children at the Punjab University New Campus venue.
. . . → Read More: Punjab world record attempt postponed due to security threat
KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision to abstain from voting on the new reforms presented by the executive board in the crucial International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting on Saturday is only going to make the situation more difficult for them, feels former captain and renowned commentator Ramiz Raja.
In an exclusive interview with The Express Tribune, . . . → Read More: Voting against ‘big three’ was an emotional decision says Ramiz
The long and the short of it is that I do not like India, I do not trust the Indians in India and I have a strong suspicion that they entirely reciprocate these feelings. I have nothing against the Indians as people
. . . → Read More: ‘Best Friends’ not any time soon
“I have traveled across the length and breadth of India and I have not seen one person who is a beggar, who is a thief. Such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people of such caliber, that I do not think we would ever conquer this country, unless we break . . . → Read More: Our collective homesickness
Cricket is perhaps the only sport in which a captain actually does more than just play the game or wear an armband.
Apart from having good, consistent cricketing abilities, he has to also exhibit a penchant for the kind of leadership found in a military general or in a political leader.
. . . → Read More: Misbah: The man with a plan
LAHORE – The population of Pakistan will be around 230 million by 2025 and if natural resources were not utilized properly the country could face crises of food as well as water scarcity, experts said. They said that there is extensive amount of convincing data pointing to potential disaster for our beloved country.
Chairman of . . . → Read More: Why Kalabagh Dam is critical for Pakistan
25 Of The World’s Cheapest Places To Live.
10. Tehran, Iran
Originally called Ray, this city is Iran’s 32nd national capital and has been that way for 220 years. Home to the sixth tallest tower in the world, the Milad tower, it is among the largest cities in Western Asia. The average price for a 1 . . . → Read More: Karachi cheapest city in 2013
By Bailey Cahall
Event Notice: “Contemporary Sovereignty and Pakistan,” a discussion with Ayesha Jalal, TODAY, 12:30-2:30 PM (SAIS).
The Walk Free Foundation, an Australian-based human rights organization, released its “Global Slavery Index 2013″ survey on Thursday, which shows that approximately 54 percent of the 30 million people living in slavery worldwide reside in India . . . → Read More: Pakistan ranks high on Global Slavery Index 2013
By WILLIAM MILAM
WASHINGTON — Pakistanis are celebrating the accomplishment of an elected government — for the first time in the country’s history — serving in office for the full five years of its constitutional term. Never mind that this is the only accomplishment of that government, or that the news is drowned out by . . . → Read More: Constantly Overreaching