Pakistan hold nerve to seal historic series win over South Africa
PORT ELIZABETH: Pakistan held on for a thrilling one-run win in the second one-day international on Wednesday to beat South Africa in an ODI series for the first time, making its short-notice tour an historic one.
Pakistan defended its 262 in a rain-shortened 45-over game by the smallest of margins as South Africa fell just short of the nine runs it needed off the last over at St. George’s Park to take the three-game series to a decider.
Pakistan has the chance to be the first team ever to whitewash South Africa at home in an ODI contest in the final game. (complete)
KARACHI: ‘Waar’ has achieved one massive milestone after the other and created history in Pakistan, reaching nearly $2 million box office collections to date from Pakistan market. ARY Films now takes ‘Waar’ global as anticipation for this movie reaches its peak around the world.
Distributed by ARY Films, ‘Waar’ is written and produced by Dr. Hassan Waqas Rana while the young and talented Bilal Lashari has directed the movie. The star cast of ‘Waar’ includes a mix of industry veterans and newcomers: Superstar Shaan plays the lead role in the movie as he becomes the last hope for Pakistan’s security agencies to battle against the vicious opponent Shamoon Abbasi. Hamza Ali Abbasi, Aisha Khan, Ali Azmat, Misha Shafi, Kamran Lashari and Nadeem Abbas Rana make the rest of the cast of the movie.
Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder aircraft performs during the Dubai Airshow in Dubai. (PHOTO PAF) More than 200 companies from all over the world displayed their aviation products and aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2013.
Breaking the chain of mountain share from Pakistan to bring you an exciting news: ”Yes! We Are ASIAN Champs”. We Congratulate whole Nation on the Glorious Victory of Team Hockey Pakistan on Winning the Title. Thanks to Pakistan Hockey Team and every Individual behind the scenes.
Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market
People who overturn the apple cart don’t ask for permission. But it takes more than audacity for a 26-year-old to challenge an entire industry. For Ahmed Khattak, it was personal: He couldn’t buy a phone. An international student from Peshawar, Pakistan, Khattak arrived at Yale in 2004 at the age of 18 with no social security number and no credit history. That meant no one would sell him a cell phone.
He was appalled at the barriers the U.S. cell phone industry threw in front of consumers at every turn. Restrictive two-year contracts? (complete)
Every year thousands of cattle farmers descend on the Sohrab Goth Mandi near Super Highway in Karachi. This year the mandi, which witnesses an inflow of animals worth billions and according to its administrators in the largest in Pakistan, is aiming for the Guinness Book of World Records.
Pakistani tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Dutch partner Jean-Julian Rojer clinched yet another title, defeating Sweden’s Jonas Bjorkman and Robert Lindstedt 6-2, 6-2 in the final of Stockholm Open on Sunday.
The win has boosted the Pakistani-Dutch duo’s chances of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London next month. This will be second consecutive occasion when they will qualify for the prestigious tournament. (complete)
Her works are part of the permanent collections of some of the world’s most famous museums—the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney, the Guggenheim. In 2005, The New York Times called her an “an artist on the verge of shaking things up.” The year before that, Newsweek counted her among the clutch of overachieving South Asians “transforming America’s cultural landscape.” Shahzia Sikander, arguably Pakistan’s most famous living modern artist, has been wowing the international art world with her multidisciplinary works inspired from Mughal-era miniature painting techniques and tropes. She’s been scoring accolades since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1995. Last year, the U.S. secretary of State awarded her the Inaugural Medal of Art. She’s previously won a MacArthur “Genius Grant.” While Pakistan hasn’t entirely ignored Sikander—she won the President’s National Pride of Honor award in 2005—she’s hardly a household name in her home country, and viewed by Pakistani critics as an outlier. (complete news)