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Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

COLOMBO ;Sri Lanka allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva rejoined the national team touring the West Indies after attending his father’s funeral, officials said Monday. Ranjan de Silva, a local politician, was gunned down in a Colombo suburb 10 days ago on the eve of the team’s departure. “National player Dhananjaya De Silva left the country on […]

Funeral prayers of Sabika Sheikh offered in Houston

Funeral prayers of Sabika Sheikh offered in Houston

HOUSTON :The funeral prayers of Sabika Sheikh, the Pakistani exchange student killed in Texas’s Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday, was offered at the Brand Lane Islamic Center in Houston on Sunday. Large number of members of Pakistani community, Pakistan Council General Aisha Farooqi, Mayor Houston and members of US Congress also attended the […]

Thousands turn up for funeral of cricket star youth in Occupied Kashmir

Thousands turn up for funeral of cricket star youth in Occupied Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in funeral prayers of cricket star Shahid Ashraf Dar who was martyred in firing by Indian troops on protesters at Drubgam in Pulwama, yesterday.Shahid Ashraf Dar was famous as a brilliant cricketer who led his team to victories in several tournaments. People attended his funeral and raised pro-freedom […]

Rishi Kapoor bashes young Bollywood for skipping Vinod Khanna’s funeral

Rishi Kapoor bashes young Bollywood for skipping Vinod Khanna’s funeral

DESK REPORT As Bollywood mourns the death of veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who passed away yesterday, his Amar Akbar Anthony co-star Rishi Kapoor has taken to Twitter to express his fury. Fury because the actor was upset at rising stars for skipping Khanna’s funeral in Mumbai. In a series of angry tweets, Rishi wrote, “Shameful. […]

Funeral held for Quebec City mosque shooting victims

Funeral held for Quebec City mosque shooting victims

MONTREAL: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined fellow Canadians Thursday to mourn three of six men killed in a mosque shooting, seeking to pull together a nation shaken by the hate crime. Nearly 5,000 mourners packed into a hockey arena in Montreal´s Olympic park for the funeral, while many more across Canada watched it on television. […]

COAS attends funeral prayers for pilot of crashed PIA plane

COAS attends funeral prayers for pilot of crashed PIA plane

RAWALPINDI: Funeral prayers for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot Ali Akram, one of the 47 victims of the deadly PK-661 crash, were offered in Rawalpindi on Thursday. The prayers were held at Army Ground, Rawalpindi, which were also attended by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Strict security arrangements were in place […]