Pakistan, India clash stirs 2007 World Twenty20 memories

Pakistan, India clash stirs 2007 World Twenty20 memories

Pakistan, India clash stirs 2007 World Twenty20 memories Pakistan : LONDON: Those hoping for a thrilling Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan at the Oval on Sunday may take heart from the only other occasion the arch-rivals have met in the climax of a major ICC world event. Twenty20, pioneered as a professional sport in the English county game, was still in its global infancy a decade ago, when Johannesburg hosted the 2007 World Twenty20 final, with many players inclined to treat it as just a bit of fun…

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An entire generation’s memories of Baywatch stars Pamela Anderson and her swan dives

An entire generation’s memories of Baywatch stars Pamela Anderson and her swan dives

An entire generation’s memories of Baywatch stars Pamela Anderson and her swan dives If you’re a Nineties teenager, Baywatch taught you what running really meant. Nothing that Hannah Barbera threw at the younger lot of that generation came close to Pamela Anderson gliding in crimson, which was almost like her second skin in the show.   At some point in the ’90s, Pamela Anderson bounded across television screens and into the psyche of an entire generation grappling with raging hormones. In slow motion. The younger lot of that generation mostly consumed…

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Sikh pilgrims bring memories of a past life to Hassanabdal

Sikh pilgrims bring memories of a past life to Hassanabda

Sikh pilgrims bring memories of a past life to Hassanabdal A view of Gurdwara Punja Sahib. After waiting for 70 years, Karanveer Singh, a pilgrim from Hoshiarpur in India, is finally allowed to visit Pakistan. Mixed feelings of nostalgia and reverence overtake him as he pays homage to Maharaja Ranjit Singh on his 176th death anniversary. In the midst of rituals and preparations, he yearns to meet someone from Toba Tek Singh, his childhood town before partition. Karanveer is among 400 pilgrims or yatrees from India who were given visas…

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