Author Archives: Hussain

Goerges downs Stosur to reach Stuttgart final

Julia Goerges became the first German for 15 years to reach the final of Stuttgart’s WTA tournament when she beat Australia’s Samantha Stosur in Saturday’s semi-final. Goerges needed two hours 16 minutes

Student flees ‘terror-teaching’ seminary

A local court in Hyderabad handed over a nine-year student of a seminary to the police for interrogation and issued directives to seal the seminary in question, reported a private TV channel.

Ask Warid any question, it replies

Leading cellular service in Pakistan Warid Telecom has introduced a new service called ‘Ask Warid’. This will enable Warid users to send any question through an SMS to 5750, (for example: Why

Westwood grabs lead in Indonesia

Lee Westwood turned up the heat on fellow Briton Luke Donald in the race for the world number one spot by sprinting five shots clear of the field after the Indonesian Masters

Dr Naz rejects news item

Dr Ahsan Akhtar Naz, Director Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) University of the Punjab, has contradicted all allegations against him in the news item published in Pakistan Today on April 23. In

Six militants killed in Orakzai

Security forces killed six militants in their fresh offensive in the agency on Saturday. The forces targeted militants’ hideouts in Kharzai area of the agency with gunship helicopters, killing six militants and

Bedi defends PCB against Aussie criticism

Former Indian spinner Bishen Singh Bedi on Saturday lashed out at the “holier-than-thou” attitude of the western cricket boards while coming to the rescue of the Pakistan cricket Board over spot-fixing allegations.

NATO chopper crashes in Afghan Kapisa province

A NATO helicopter crashed in Alasai Area of Afghan Kapisa province early on Saturday, with resistance groups claiming to have shot down the chopper and killing all on board. A NATO spokesman

Nadal struggles into Barcelona final

Five-time champion Rafael Nadal produced a decidedly patchy effort Saturday in recording his 500th career win to reach Sunday’s Barcelona Open final where he will meet fellow Spaniard David Ferrer. Nadal managed

Of taxed and gagged theater

While performative elements are present in every society, it is customary to acknowledge a distinction between theatre as an art form and theatre as an entertainment form. In Pakistan, after Zia ul

Sehwag, Warner lead Delhi to victory

A superb batting performance by Virender Sehwag and David Warner enabled Delhi Daredevils to register a 29-run win over Kings XI Punjab in their IPL match at the Ferozeshah Kotla in Delhi