London: After the deluge during the Thames pageant yesterday, a musical extravaganza featuring the great and the good is scheduled for Queen Elizabeth outside Buckingham Palace this evening as part of Diamond Jubilee events to celebrate 60 years of her reign.
On the stage will be the pop royalty, such as Sir Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Sir Paul McCartney, Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams. The event will also attract a global audience through live telecast by the BBC and other channels.
The event, to be attended by over 10,000 members of the public selected through a ballot, will also feature a special song sung by 200 people from around the Commonwealth. The song has been co-written by Gary Barlow and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Organised by the BBC, the concert will be attended by the Queen and other members of the royal family, but it is unlikely that the Queen will stay for the entire duration of the concert....more
04:39 PM, Jun 04, 2012
Lahore: Pakistan's former leg-spinner, Mushtaq Ahmed has advised the PCB to look for a national coach who is well-versed in man-management skills while appointing Waqar Younis' replacement. Mushtaq, 41, who himself remained assistant coach of the national team in 2006 and 2007 and is presently working with the England side as its spin bowling consultant, said a coach has to have good man-management skills to be successful with the Pakistan...
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