Afridi?s shirt to be placed in Lord?s museum

LONDON: Holder of many cricket records Shahid Afridi will become the first Pakistani cricketer whose shirt will be placed in the historic museum of Lord?s.

Allrounder Shahid Afridi had helped Pakistan win by six wickets against Sri Lanka in the final of the World Twenty20 Cup at Lord?s on June 21.

The management of Lord?s have decided to preserve the shirt worn by Shahif Afridi in this final.

Thus, he will become the first Pakistani cricketer any article of whom will be placed in the museum of Lord?s.

Rare articles of some famous cricketers of the world have been placed in the Lord?s museum. Among them, an sparrow has also been preserved which was killed by a stroke of the bat from Dr Jahangir Khan, father of former Pakistan captain Majid Khan while articles used by Sir Donald Bradman, Brian Lara, Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar have also been kept in the museum of Lord?s.

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Pakistan says Indian submarine harms regional peace (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – India's launch of its first nuclear-powered submarine capable of carrying ballistic missiles is “detrimental to regional peace and stability,” Pakistan's foreign ministry said, vowing to safeguard its own security.

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Pakistan unhappy with India’s nuclear-powered sub (AP via Yahoo! News)

Pakistan says India’s new nuclear-powered submarine is “detrimental” to the region’s peace and stability and it will take “appropriate steps” in response.

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Weather turns pleasant as monsoon showers hit Peshawar

PESHAWAR: First monsoon showers hit Peshawar that turned the weather pleasant after spell of heat.

According to met office, several districts of NWFP including Peshawar received rains. The rain recorded in Peshawar was 3mm, Dir 7mm, Syedo Sharif 3mm, Kakul 11 mm, Balakot 19 mm and Parachinar 18mm.

Met office predicted cloudy weather with light rain in upper parts of NWFP and Peshawar during next 24 hours.

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Women?s rights being usurped, says Sherry

LAHORE

FORMER Minister Sherry Rehman has said the rights of women are being exploited all over the world and they must make a collective strugg

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We know we?re poor, but how poor really?

ISLAMABAD: A lingering controversy over the ?real poverty? estimate of 17.2 percent took a new turn as the government convened a crucial meeting on Au

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If you?re tired of walking

Walking is a great form of exercise ? you can burn calories, yet it?s fairly easy on your feet and joints.

But if you?re bored with your walki

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We know we?re poor, but how poor really?

ISLAMABAD: A lingering controversy over the ?real poverty? estimate of 17.2 percent took a new turn as the government convened a crucial meeting on Au

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Alzheimer?s patients mistreated due

LAHORE: It was a neighbour who suggested to Faisel Khan that his ageing father could have Alzheimerís disease. Till then, Khan and his family had beli

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Pakistan Rupee Drops Most in Two Months as Dollar Demand Builds (Bloomberg)

July 28 (Bloomberg) — Pakistan’s rupee dropped the most in two months as higher prices for commodity imports and payments on overseas borrowings boosted demand for dollars. The government’s benchmark 10-year bonds also declined.

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