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Australia rest Starc, Lyon for South Africa, India T20s

Australia rest Starc, Lyon for South Africa, India T20s

SYDNEY (AFP) – Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, veteran spinner Nathan Lyon and all-rounder Mitch Marsh were all left out of Australia’s Twenty20 squad Thursday to play South Africa and India.Coach Justin Langer said they, along with Peter Siddle, would be better off playing Sheffield Shield cricket to be ready for a busy home summer featuring […]

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz laid to rest at Jati Umra amid sobs and tears

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz laid to rest at Jati Umra amid sobs and tears

LAHORE: Wife of former premier Nawaz Sharif, Begum Kalsum Nawaz, was laid to rest on Friday in a graveyard at her husband’s family residence of Jati Umra after a funeral prayer attended by thousands of people, including delegations from leading political parties.Dead body of the former first lady, who died in London on Tuesday after a […]

EXCERPT: ‘HE WOULDN’T REST TILL HE HAD GOT EVEN.’

EXCERPT: ‘HE WOULDN’T REST TILL HE HAD GOT EVEN.’

The following is an extract from Indian journalist Karan Thapar’s book Devil’s Advocate: The Untold Story, published recently by HarperCollins India. It is a recounting by the author of his 2007 interview with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then Chief Minister of Gujarat, in an effort to understand why the author and his television show has been […]

Russia lays to rest murdered Turkey envoy with full honours

Russia lays to rest murdered Turkey envoy with full honours

Russia staged a sombre memorial ceremony on Thursday for Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey gunned down in Ankara on Monday by a man shouting “Don’t forget Aleppo”. Russia and Turkey have branded the assassination a failed attempt to derail a rapprochement between Moscow and Ankara which has seen them cooperate more closely over […]

Junaid Jamshed laid to rest amid tears and sobs

Junaid Jamshed laid to rest amid tears and sobs

KARACHI: Thousands attended funeral prayers for singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed, who was killed in the PK-661 air crash last week, after which he was laid to rest at Darul Uloom Korangi in Karachi amid tears and sobs. The prayers led by religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel were held at AKD Ground, DHA Phase 8, after Zuhr on Thursday […]