Second Indo-Pak Students Peace Camp in Chandigarh from Tuesday

Lahore, Oct 1 : The second Indo-Pak Students Peace Camp will begin in Chandigarh tomorrow to promote peace and people-to-people contact, especially between the youth of the two countries.

Twelve Pakistani students are leaving for Chandigarh today via Wagah to participate in the camp.

Mubashir Ahmed, the Centre for Youth Development and Activities (CYDA) coordinator, said that the CYDA, in collaboration with several Indian organisations, was working to develop relations between India and Pakistan.

Shoaib Akhtar disappointed by team’s defeat

Lahore, Sep 25: Pakistan’s fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is disappointed by his team’s defeat in the Twenty20 World Championship final.

Shoaib hailed team’s fine overall show in the World Cup, and said both the teams provided tremendous fun for the fans around the world in the nail-biting final.

Commenting on Pakistan’s loss to India at Johannesburg, Shoaib said Pakistan played commendable cricket in the tournament and came so near to winning it due to team effort.

‘Insane or convicted person could become Pak President without Article 63’

Lahore, Sep 23 : If Article 63 of the Constitution did not apply to the President, even an "insane" or convicted person could become President, said former judge Tariq Mehmood on Geo TV’s "Great Debate on Presidential Election".

He said that if two provincial assemblies were dissolved before the election, the country’s political scenario would become "dangerous".

Imran Khan critical of Musharraf and Benazir

Lahore, Sep 19 : Tehrik-i-Insaf chief and former cricketer Imran Khan has said that Pakistan cannot survive under a dictatorial rule, and democracy was indispensable for the country.

Khan told a public meeting at Sahiwal Sahib club President Pervez Musharraf and former premier Benazir Bhutto were determined to complete an American agenda by declaring patriotic citizens as extremists.

Pakistan to play in Champions Trophy: PHF

Lahore, Sept 19: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has confirmed its team’s participation in the Champions Trophy after reports were making the rounds that it may skip the tournament as it has been shifted from Pakistan on security grounds.

PHF Secretary Khalid Mahmood has said that Pakistan would take part in the tournament despite the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) decision to hold it in some other country.