A befitting farewell to Pakistan’s Mother Teresa, Dr RuthPfau

Moves the heart   As an acknowledgment of “selfless services” of Dr Pfau on 19 August 2017, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced renaming of the Civil Hospital Karachi to Dr Ruth Pfau Hospital     The coffin, wrapped in Pakistani flag, carried by Pakistani soldiers, nineteen cannon shots …

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Funerals crowd cemetery of dead from massive Mexico quake

JUCHITAN: Anguished mourners lined the streets of the southern Mexican city devastated by the most powerful earthquake to strike the country in 85 years, coffins raised on their shoulders as they advanced slowly to a crowded cemetery on Saturday. More than half of the 65 known victims of Thursday night’s …

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Nisar denies role of Army in Nawaz’s ouster

Chaudhry Nisar said that the military played no part in ousting former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The former interior minister said this in an interview with Geo News. He added that confrontation with judiciary will not yield any political benefits, adding “no political objectives can be achieved by confrontation with …

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Sir Richie Richardson arrives in Lahore ahead of Independence Cup

    The ICC-appointed match referee for the upcoming Independence Cup, former West Indian captain Sir Richie Richardson, arrived in Lahore on Saturday morning. Sir Richie will officiate as match referee in the three-match T20 series between Pakistan and the star-studded World XI, which will be played on September 12, …

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England trounce West Indies by nine wickets

    England beat West Indies by nine wickets to win the third Test at Lord’s on Saturday. The West Indies could not build on the slight advantage they had after the first innings, bowling out England at just 194. James Anderson took two early wickets at the start of …

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12 people drown in Hawke’s Bay

KARACHI: As many as 12 people have drowned in Karachi Hawke’s Bay on Saturday. According to rescue sources, bodies of nine people who have drowned have been recovered whereas the search for remaining six is underway. Three people are being reported to be of the same family.     This …

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