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  • Records tumble for Pakistan as Fakhar's double ton bolsters highest-ever total of 399

    July 20, 2018 9:32 AM

    Records are tumbling for Pakistan in Bulawayo, where the green shirts on Friday smashed a record-breaking 399 runs in their innings, setting a fierce target for Zimbabwe in the fourth match of their five-match One Day International (ODI) series. The green shirts' highest-ever total, which surpasses their previous record of 385 runs against Bangladesh

  • 5 injured in Chaman blast targeting LEAs' vehicle

    July 20, 2018 8:28 AM

    A blast on Mall Road in Balochistan's Chaman area on Friday left at least five people injured and nearby shops and cars damaged, police sources told DawnNewsTV. Chaman Station House Officer Gul Muhammad said a vehicle belonging to a law enforcement agency (LEA) was the target of the blast. According to administration officials, the blast was caused by a remote-controlled

  • Justice Siddiqui donates Rs1m to SC fund for dams

    July 20, 2018 4:49 AM

    ISLAMABAD: The senior puisne judge of the Islamabad High Court, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, on Thursday contributed Rs1 million to the Supreme Court fund for Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams. Justice Siddiqui, in a letter addressed to the registrar of the apex court, said that in response to a call of the Supreme Court to facilitate the nation and for the cause

  • Current account deficit rises to $18bn, reserves hit four-year low

    July 20, 2018 4:47 AM

    KARACHI: Current account deficit (CAD) touched $18 billion in FY18, up 42.5 per cent over the previous fiscal year, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Thursday. Only two years ago, the CAD was at $4.876bn, spiking to $12.621bn the following year, before hitting its record high in 2017-18. The State Bank data released on Thursday showed total

  • Pakistani Qawwal Haji Ameer Khan attacked in London

    July 20, 2018 12:24 AM

    LONDON: Renowned Pakistani Qawwal Haji Ameer Khan was severely beaten by unknown man on Thursday in East London's Green Street area. According to Ameer’s daughter Saleena, a black man attacked her father who fell down on the ground after receiving wounds to his body, his eye was severely damaged. She told media that a man hit his father with punches

  • Pakistan to compete in Asian Rugby Sevens next month

    July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Pakistan rugby sevens national team will leave for Singapore on August 3 to compete in Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy, which will begin from August 4. Apart from hosts Singapore and Pakistan, there will be teams of Thailand, the UAE, Iran, Jordan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Brunei, Indonesia, Laos and Uzbekistan. Pakistan have been placed in Group

  • Canada target Costa Rica in CONCACAF race to 2022

    July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    TORONTO: Canada have Costa Rica in their crosshairs as they begin their drive towards the 2022 World Cup but coach John Herdman says that with the right preparation they should eventually target regional heavyweights Mexico and the United States. With the buzz from the Russia World Cup still in the air, Canada was out of the starting blocks quickly by unveiling

  • Abid, Aqeel, Heera in quarters

    July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Abid Mushtaq, Aqeel Khan, and Heera Aashiq reached the quarter-finals of men’s singles in the 2nd EAM & SEM Memorial National Tennis Championship at Karachi Gymkhana on Thursday. In the pre-quarter-finals, Abid thrashed Shakirullah from KP 6-0, 6-0; Aqeel smashed Saqib Hayat 6-0, 6-3; and Heera beat Mohd Dada 6-1, 6-1. Nouman Aftab defeated

  • Pak players out of World Junior Individual Squash

    July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s journey in the World Junior Individual Squash Championships came to an end when Abbas Zeb and Haris Qasim lost in Chennai, India, on Thursday. Columbia’s Matias Knudsen defeated Abbas 4-11, 11-9, 11-4, 11-3 and Leonel Cardenas of Mexico beat Haris 11-5, 11-6, 11-1 in the third round.“I watched the matches and it was clearly a disappointment

  • Germany’s Stich, Czech Sukova to join Tennis Hall of Fame

    July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    NEW YORK: Former Wimbledon champion Michael Stich of Germany and 14-time Grand Slam doubles champion Helena Sukova of the Czech Republic will be inducted Saturday into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Stich, 49, and Sukova, 53, will be enshrined Saturday in ceremonies at the ATP Hall of Fame Classic in the sporting showplace at Newport, Rhode Island