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Sharjeel stuns World Champion Asif in KC Challenge Snooker
KARACHI, Apr 23 (APP): Sharjeel Mehmood stunned former World Champion Muhammad Asif 4-1 to chalk out his third victory on the third day of 18th Karachi Club Open Challenge Snooker Tournament at KC’s Amir Bakhsh Billiards Hall on Wednesday.
 
A unique feat at KBA Bridge
KARACHI, Apr 23 (APP): A Dead Heat of three bridge players-Shakeel Chandna, Pak Day International Pairs Bridge winner, Shahab Khan and enthusiast Muhammad Rafique, all of them finished on top with a handsome score of 59.38 percent, Karachi Bridge Association (KBA) announced on Wednesday.
 
Three matches decided in Nishan-e-Haider hockey Tournament
LAHORE, Apr 23 (APP): Pakistan Railways, Wapda and National Bank of Pakistan marched ahead in the Ninth Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament after winning their respective matches on Wednesday at the Mutiullah hockey stadium Bahawalpur.
 
Sherwani, Jan optimistic about hockey revival
KARACHI, Apr 23 (APP): Former Olympian Salim Sherwani and international Jan Muhammad are optimistic about the revival of Pakistan hockey despite a bleak scenario.
 
Zaheer Abbas named principal advisor to Chairman PCB
LAHORE, Apr 21 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed, former test cricketer, Zaheer Abbas as the Principle Advisor to PCB Chairman and Moin Khan as Chief Selector and Manager of National Cricket Team.
 
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Lone survivor narrates march of events shaping independence movement for Pakistan PDF Print E-mail
By Erfan Khan
ISLAMABAD,Aug 12 (APP):“Roads were strewn with bodies of Muslims, household articles and even wedding dresses, left by would-be brides on all exit roads of Delhi,” is what cost us to win our freedom, says a surviving eye witness  Syeda Shamima Khatoon  of a family that migrated from India after birth of Pakistan.Everyone must remember, Pakistan was created with immense human sacrifices,” she says.Having left alone to pass the rest of her life on bitter and sweet memories of the greater divide of British ruled Indo-Pak Sub-Continent, she says crowds were poured over streets and roads, soon it was announced by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah that Pakistan would emerge as independent state for the Indian Muslims.

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Karachiites, all set to mark Independence Day with fervour PDF Print E-mail
By Arshad Ahmed Khan   
KARACHI,Aug 10(APP):The people of Karachi are warming up to celebrate the Independence Day as is growingly evident by their interest in buying the national flags and buntings in this mega city.The 64th Independence Day of Pakistan will be celebrated by people across the country and around the globe.Karachi, which was the capital of the country at the time of Independence had, a population between 0.3 to 0.5 million, has now grown to its current size of approximately 10.4 million, also called mini-Pakistan, is all-set to celebrate the Independence Day.

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City of artisans fast losing its glory PDF Print E-mail
PESHAWAR, July 29 (APP): Once the capital of great land of Gandhara, Peshawar was known as ‘city of artisans’ because of its geographical importance and housing various arts and artisans, but now it is fast losing its glory as majority of arts for which the city was famous are either dying or vanished due to various reasons.  The word ‘Peshawar’ is derived from the word ‘Peh Shawar’ meaning ‘City of artisans or skilled men’ because the city provided livelihood to the artisans of different arts.  In olden times, professionals from different countries used to visit Peshawar - the gateway to South Asia and present their products at ‘Melas’ (exhibitions), a regular feature of the city at that time.
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City of artisans fast losing its glory PDF Print E-mail
 By Adeel Saeed
PESHAWAR, July 25 (APP): Once the capital of great land of Gandhara, Peshawar was known as ‘city of artisans’ because of its geographical importance and housing various arts and artisans, but now it is fast losing its glory as majority of arts for which the city was famous are either dying or vanished due to various reasons.  The word ‘Peshawar’ is derived from the word ‘Peh Shawar’ meaning ‘City of artisans or skilled men’ because the city provided livelihood to the artisans of different arts.  In olden times, professionals from different countries used to visit Peshawar - the gateway to South Asia and present their products at ‘Melas’ (exhibitions), a regular feature of the city at that time.
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Miraculous Garam Chashma continues unabatedly to be the most frequented destination for tourists PDF Print E-mail
By Erfan Khan

CHITRAL (Garam Chashma), Jun 19 (APP): Amid singing brooks, lush green hills, verdant and tranquil atmosphere hovering above, one of the most frequented destination for tourists in district Chitral, Garam Chashma, lacks basic facilities of access road and drinking water, speaking volumes about the apathy of concerned authorities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Located at a height of about 1,859 meters (6,100 feet), 45km North West of Chitral, tourists from all over the country rush towards it not just for its photogenic beauty but mainly for the mysterious healing powers hidden in its hot waters.
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