Shehrbano Saiyid leads mountaineering expedition through the Shimshal range

Much of the news that comes out of Pakistan is about dictators, drones and destruction, but 31-year-old Shehrbano Saiyid is one of the few Pakistanis who is trying to change the narrative of this beleaguered nation. She recently became the first Pakistani to lead an all-female mountaineering expedition through the Shimshal range in the Northern . . . → Read More: Shehrbano Saiyid leads mountaineering expedition through the Shimshal range

Pakistan wins 10 medals at Asian Championship

By Natasha Raheel

KARACHI: Pakistan secured a total of 10 medals at the fourth Asian Championship for Ju-Jitsu and Belt Wrestling Sports to cap off an impressive campaign in Iran as the three-day event ended yesterday.

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Why can’t Pakistan win

Prof Farakh A Khan 

Pakistan’s 180 million people drew a massive zero in the Olympics. Since 1996 Atlanta Olympics in the last five meets Pakistan failed to win a single medal. Even war torn Afghanistan managed to win a medal in the last Olympics. Only our hockey team had qualified to compete in . . . → Read More: Why can’t Pakistan win

McDonalds loses fries monopoly in London Olympics

In recent days the Olympic committee has overturned its policy supporting a McDonald’s monopoly on selling fries at the London Games this summer.

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Political disputes jeopardize Pakistan’s participation in Olympics

The head of the Pakistan national Olympic association has said that ill-planned policies of the government sports authorities could well lead to the isolation of the country from the international sports arena.

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Aleem Dar becomes the first Asian to umpire most cricket matches

Three times International Cricket Council (ICC) Umpire of the Year winner, Pakistan’s Aleem Dar achieved yet another landmark by officiating the most number of test matches by an Asian umpire.

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Pak-Eng Test Series: both teams realize batsmen will be under pressure

Rival captains Misbahul Haq and Andrew Strauss both believe that batsmen will be under pressure to perform as Pakistan take on England in the first Test starting in Dubai from Tuesday.

The pitch for the opening encounter of the three-Test series at Dubai stadium is likely to help spin bowlers and although Pakistan were certain . . . → Read More: Pak-Eng Test Series: both teams realize batsmen will be under pressure

Life in the most populated town on Earth: for these people 7 billion barely comes as a shock

The world’s population reached 7 billion this week, but the milestone is unlikely to come as a shock to the people living in the busiest place on Earth.

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IndyCar Crash Dan Wheldon Dead

LAS VEGAS: Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died after his car was catapulted into the air in a fiery, 15-car crash at the Las Vegas 300 IndyCar series finale.

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Positive Pakistan

Since the onset of Pakistan’s engagement in the War on Terror, the country nosedived in its entirety; politically, socially and economically. Not only was this unfortunate plunge a harbinger of possibly, the worst of times for it but heralded the introduction of a gamut of negative stereotypes in relation to Pakistan and its citizens.

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