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  • Three Pak players achieve career-best Test rankings

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf and Imam-ul-Haq have attained career-best rankings in latest update of ICC Test Player Rankings on Tuesday. South Africa fast bowler Duanne Olivier also reached a career-best 24th position in after another stellar performance in the final Test in Johannesburg, which his side won by 107 runs to complete a 3-0 series sweep

  • Viviani wins Tour Down Under stage

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    ADELAIDE, Australia: Italy’s Elia Viviani won a tight finish to take the opening stage of Australia’s Tour Down Under in brutal temperatures in Adelaide on Tuesday.Deceuninck-Quick-Step’s Viviani, the omnium gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics and one of the world’s leading sprinters, powered out of the pack to reel in Germany’s Max Walscheid and claim

  • Mudassir bags National U-18 Snooker title

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Shaikh Muhammad Mudassir (Punjab) surprised former world junior champion Naseem Akhtar, also from Punjab, in an intense battle to win the Jubilee Insurance National Under-18 Snooker title here at the Pakistan Sports Complex Hall Tuesday. Rawalpindi boy kept up pressure on Naseem Akhtar to win 5-4 (2-53, 75-20, 55-14, 67-31, 68-29, 17-65, 8-80, 22-67, 74-25) to emerge

  • Subhan faces Aman in CAA National Tennis final

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Subhan bin Salik and Aman Attique Khan moved into the final of men’s singles event of the CAA National Tennis Championship under way at the Islamabad Tennis Complex courts. In semis played Tuesday, Subhan bin Salik edged out Zalan Khan 6-4 7-6 (4) while in the second semis Aman blanked Saifullah Khalid Khawaja 6-0, 6-0. Mahvish Chishti and Farida

  • ‘Pakistan likely to host $200,000 squash event’

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: Pakistan is likely to host a $200,000 event this year after successfully organising four high-prize international squash events in 2018, a source told ‘The News’. “The sponsors of Pakistan Open have informed the squash authorities of the country that they are ready to enhance the prize money of Pakistan Open 2019 edition to $200,000,” said the source

  • Mega leather show from 27th

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 3

    SIALKOT: The fifth Pakistan mega leather show would be held from January 27 to 29 at the Expo Centre Lahore with the participation of a large number of businessmen from Sialkot. Talking to APP, an official of Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PGMEA) on Tuesday said that the show would motivate the leather businessmen, enhance investors’

  • Singapore imposes $740,000 fines

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    Singapore: Singapore´s privacy watchdog on Tuesday imposed fines of Sg$1 million ($740,000) on a healthcare provider and an IT agency over a cyber-attack that saw health records of about quarter of the population stolen. In the city-state´s biggest ever data breach, hackers last year gained access to a government database and made off with the records

  • LTU Karachi collects Rs587bln in first half of 2018/19

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: The Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) Karachi has collected Rs587 billion during the first half (July–December) of the current fiscal year, amid flat growth in sales tax collection, sources said on Tuesday. The unit – the biggest revenue collecting arm of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) – posted only two percent growth in the collection of Inland

  • Removal of committee head may turn situation sour in KP Assembly

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 3

    PESHAWAR: The removal of Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Khushdil Khan as chairman and member of a Standing Committee in the provincial assembly may strain the otherwise friendly relations between the treasury and opposition benches as the lawmaker has moved the court against the speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Khushdil Khan, former deputy speaker

  • Ex-US envoy Munter calls on PM

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday the government was striving for bringing about meaningful transformation in lives of people through socio-economic development and equitable distribution of resources. The prime minister said this while talking to former US ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, who called on him here. Imran emphasised