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  • India beat Pakistan to win Blind WC title

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LAHORE: Defending champions India overpowered Pakistan in the final of 5th World Cup Cricket for Blind on Saturday to win the title. Pakistan had put together a total of 308 runs for India to chase in United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ajman and India overhauled the score losing eight wickets winning the final by two wickets. India’s Sunil Ramesh scored a notable

  • Pak-SA U-19 WC Super 8 clash on 24th

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: Pakistan will take on South Africa in its opening match of Super Eight stage of the Under-19 World Cup while England and Bangladesh were the late entries into the super eight stage. They booked place in the next round after England beat Canada by 282 runs, John Davies Oval, Queenstown that also earned Bangladesh a space ahead. In other matches

  • Zidane fuels Neymar to Madrid speculation

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    MADRID: Under pressure Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Saturday described Neymar, a rumoured transfer target for the European champions, as a “great player who everyone loves”. Madrid are the Spanish champions and have won the past two Champions Leagues, but lie fourth in La Liga 19 points behind bitter rivals Barcelona. The Spanish sports press

  • Storm interrupts Singapore Open third round

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    SINGAPORE: US Masters champion Sergio Garcia had his game interrupted for the second day running at the Singapore Open as a lightning storm halted play at the Sentosa Golf Course on Saturday. The world number 10 had teed off on round three just after 2:30pm but was halted by rain. Play resumed about an hour later but was again called off in the early

  • Malir Dragons, Korangi Fighters move into final

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: Arsalan and Tauqeer starred as Malir Dragons and Korangi Fighters moved into the final of Innovators Karachi Super League here at Naya Nazimabad Lawai stadium on Friday. In the first semi-final, Malir sailed into the final with a 32 runs victory over Nazimabad. Malir while batting first were all out after scoring 109. Arsalan slammed quickfire

  • Santner’s challenge now to disguise the ‘claw’

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Inspired by watching R Aswhin. Honed in English county cricket. Unfurled against Pakistan in Hamilton. Mitchell Santner’s new delivery, his version of the carrom ball, has been the talk of New Zealand over the last few days. “I’ve been working on a few things and the grip is very similar to Ashwin’s,” Santner said. The challenge

  • India edge Pakistan to win World Cup for the Blind

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: India edged Pakistan by two wickets in the final of the World cup for Blind at Sharjah on Saturday. Indian skipper Ajay Kumar Reid won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat. Pakistan posted 307-8 in 40 overs. The openers failed to provide a good start as Amir Ashfaq got out after scoring just 10 runs. Badar Munir, along with opener Mohsin Khan, developed

  • S&P raises rating on Greek debt

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    Washington: S&P Global Ratings on Friday raised the rating on Greek government debt by a notch citing the improved outlook for the crisis-stricken country´s finances and economic growth. positive outlook, which means the ratings agency could raise the grade further in the next year. "The upgrade reflects Greece´s steadily improving general government

  • Iraqi parliament postpones election date

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    BAGHDAD: Iraq’s parliament failed on Saturday to approve May 12 as the election date, as suggested by the government, as Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers demanded a delay to allow hundreds of thousands of war-displaced people to return home. Politicians, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, insist on holding the election as planned on May 12, saying

  • CJ defines how a speech should be

    January 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, while addressing a seminar in Lahore on Saturday, defined how a speech should be. During his speech, Justice Saqib Nisar said that he has been given a manuscript, asking his audience not to consider that it was a speech, adding that he had been told that, “a speech should be like a woman’s skirt