India bring in Manish Pandey as injured Yuvraj’s replacement

Courtesy Dawn News MUMBAI: World Twenty20 hosts India have replaced injured all-rounder Yuvraj Singh with middle order batsman Manish Pandey, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. Yuvraj, who played a crucial role in India’s victory in the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2007, twisted his ankle while batting during Sunday’s six-wicket victory…

Bank of England issues new Brexit warning

Courtesy Dawn News LONDON: Uncertainty surrounding Britain’s looming referendum on European Union membership could send the pound slumping further and boost financing costs, the Bank of England warned Tuesday. The central bank’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) declared that the risks surrounding the vote represented “the most significant near-term domestic risks to financial stability”, echoing recent…

Need to improve agri productivity on scientific lines

Courtesy Dawn News RAWALPINDI: There is a need to improve Pakistan agriculture production system on scientific lines to enhance sustainable food production, Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said on Tuesday. He was addressing the inaugural session of ‘Agriculture Dynamics in Potohar Region 2016’ conference and exhibition. The event…

Napa’s Young Directors’ Theatre Fest: Time Stands Still explores the scars of war

Courtesy Dawn News KARACHI: “We’re supposed to capture the truth, not stage it,” says Sarah Goodwin midway into the play, Time Stands Still. A photojournalist who returns home after being in a gruesome accident involving a roadside bombing while covering the Iraq war, Sarah bears physical and psychological scars. But she is not alone. Her…