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  • Waqar rejects Sethi’s comments

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s former captain Waqar Younis has rejected the comments made by PCB chairman Najam Sethi during an interview regarding cricket talent in the country. The PCB chairman in an interview with BBC Urdu endorsed Shahid Afridi’s views that there was no talent in Pakistan. When asked why there is no cohesion in the Pakistani team, the veteran

  • Women get quay cranes operating licence

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Hutchison Ports Pakistan, the country’s first and only deep-water container terminal, has passed a milestone by licensing the country’s first women management engineering trainees to operate remote-controlled ship to shore (STS) gantry cranes. Breaking new ground in a male-dominated field, management engineer trainees Faryal Anwar, 24, and Umama

  • FPCCI’s achievement awards on 20th

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    Karachi: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) will hold its 6th FPCCI Achievement Awards Ceremony to recognise the services of organisations in different sectors on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Governor House. President Mamnoon Hussain will be the chief guest as the awards ceremony and will distribute awards to the recipients

  • SECP finalises regulatory regime for valuers

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has concluded its efforts to introduce regulatory regime for registration and governance of professional valuers, an announcement said on Tuesday. The professional valuers are individuals or organisations that appraise the value of assets and collaterals provided to banks and financial

  • Pakistan football squad off to Bahrain

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Pakistan football squad flew to Bahrain on Tuesday for a series of practice matches scheduled before the Asian Games and SAFF Cup. Players who departed from Lahore included Waseem Asghar, Adeel Ali, Yousuf Ahmed, Mohsin Ali, M Sohail, Arsalan Ali, M Umair, Ali Khan, M Riaz, Ahsanullah, Mehdi Hassan, Shehbaz Younus, M Usman, Sadullah, Faisal Iqbal

  • Awana retires aged 31

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    NEW DELHI: Parvinder Awana, 31, has retired from First Class and international cricket with immediate effect, the cricketer announced through his twitter handle on Tuesday. Awana made his international debut in a T20I against England in Pune. His next game came at Mumbai, which was the second game of the two-match T20I series against England, and turned

  • Nankana upset Lahore by 3-0 in football clash: Lahore Inter-District U-16 Boys C’ship begins

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: The competitions of Lahore Division Inter-District Under-16 Boys Championship got under way at Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday. Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti inaugurated the championship at Mini Hockey Stadium Nishtar Park Sports Complex. Muhammad Anees Sheikh and other top officials were also present on this occasion. Sports Board Punjab

  • Hasan’s neck muscle sprained

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali got his neck muscle sprained in his unique way of celebration after taking the wicket. Hasan hobbled off the field in pain during the match against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Monday. The Pakistani swinger injured himself after scalping a wicket with a ‘bomb explosion’-type celebration. Ali launched into the celebration

  • National squash trials for deaf from 23rd

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Deaf Squash Association (PDSA) will hold trials for the selection of national team on July 23 and 24 here at the Punjab Squash Complex. The trials of deaf players from across the country are being held on the direction of Pakistan Squash Federation. The selected players will be participating in the 9th World Deaf Squash Championship

  • Rose set to excel at The Open

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    CARNOUSTIE, United Kingdom: Justin Rose says he can repel the host of young Americans who hold all the major golf titles and claim The Open crown this week despite a mediocre record. The 37-year-old Englishman — whose best finish in his home major remains his astonishing fourth in 1998 when still an amateur — is in fine fettle heading into Thursday’s