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Almost blind former boxer helps troubled kids to win the combat of life

In some ways, says Portuguese ex-boxer Jorge Pina, the loss of most of his sight was the making of him. "I didn't lose my sight, I just see things differently," he says. Forced to abandon his world title dreams, Pina devotes his time to helping troubled kids from rough neighborhoods stay on the right path by channeling their energy into sport. "Before, I was a selfish and troubled person from a difficult neighborhood," he says. "But now I want to help young people, win the combat of life." His sight problem…

Rs25 million transaction found in blind man’s account

KARACHI: Blind sesame seed cookie vendor has overnight turned out to be owner of a company and 25 million rupees. It was revealed to Liaquat, who sells sesame seed cookies in Saddar areas, only after a team of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) approached him at his house in Karachi.  This should be noted that several such bank accounts have been cropped up since the FIA has recently launched a crackdown against money laundering through fake bank accounts. Talking to ARY News correspondent Salman Lodhi, he said…

The unbelievable boy who keeps his ‘eyes’ in his pocket

Both the eyes of Ben Underwood were removed through surgery when he was not even three years old after he was diagnosed with retinal cancer. This American guy keeps his “eyes” made of stone in his pocket for use outside home, but he sees through naturally developed echolocation system in him. Echolocation is the use of sound waves and echoes to determine location of objects. Some animals like bats and dolphins use this way to navigate and find things in the dark. They send out sound waves from their mouth or nose and…

India beat Pakistan by nine wickets to win Blind World T20

BENGALURU: India won the Blind Cricket World T20 after defeating Pakistan by nine wickets in the final played at the at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.  Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against arch-rivals and defending champions India. The team scored 197 runs for eight wickets in the allotted twenty overs. Badar Munir remains the top scorer with 57 runs from 37 balls, while India's KetanPatel and Jaffar Iqbal took a couple of wickets each. India chased the target  in the eighteenth over. Opener …

Pakistan blind cricket team beat India by 7 wickets

Pakistan's blind cricket team on Tuesday beat India by seven wickets during the World T20 Championship 2017 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi. India won the toss and elected to bat first. They scored 204 runs at the loss of five wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Indian opener J. Prakash scored 90 runs off just 56 deliveries, and made an opening partnership of 140 runs with Venkateswara Rao. However, Pakistan bowlers made a comeback and restricted the Indian team to 204 for the loss of 5 wickets. Bowler…