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September 25, 2018 12:20 PM World Bank reveals Pakistan, India potential trade stands at $37 billion

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has revealed in its report that potential trade between Pakistan and India stands at $37 billion as compared to the actual $2 billion. ‘A Glass Half Full: The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia’ was revealed on Monday. It says “without artificial barriers, Pakistan and Indian potential trade should be $37 billion

September 25, 2018 5:23 AM Asia Cup 2018: Pictures of mysterious Pakistani fangirl go viral in India

DUBAI: Although Pakistan has been hammered twice by India in Asia Cup 2018 but pictures of a female Pakistani fan have won hearts on the other side of the border with her consistent presence to support the team in green. While Sarfraz Ahmed’s team has not been able to make a mark in the multi-nation tournament, this Pakistani fan is a social media buzz in the cricket

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Aramco Trading aims for 50pc rise in oil trade volume in 2020

SINGAPORE: Saudi´s Aramco Trading Company (ATC) expects to increase its oil trading volume to 6 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2020, 50 percent higher than current levels, the company´s top official said on Monday. "Currently, we´re at 4 million barrels per day and with expansion I think our target is 6 million barrels per day," President and Chief

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Japanese apparel firm plans outsourcing from Pakistan

KARACHI: A world famous apparel brand Uniqlo plans to outsource textile garments from three Pakistani companies for its more than 3,000 outlets worldwide, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Uniqlo Inc – a subsidiary of Japanese retail holding company Fast Retailing Inc. – has planned joint venture with three local companies, which would

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Mani wants more women cricket in country

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani wants more activity for women cricketers in the country. Pakistan, currently ranked seventh in the ICC Women’s Team Rankings, are placed fifth on the ICC Women’s Championship standings, having won four and lost two of their six games so far. They have a series against Australia coming up in Kuala Lumpur

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Chandimal to lead all SL sides after Asia Cup flop

COLOMBO: Batsman Dinesh Chandimal has been installed as Sri Lanka captain across all three formats after Angelo Mathews lost his role as skipper of the country’s limited-overs teams following their exit from the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates. The 31-year-old Mathews was renamed as Sri Lanka’s limited-overs skipper in January, six months after

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM AIPS-Asia Youth Reporting Workshop from November 4

KARACHI: Karachi is to host the first ever AIPS-Asia Youth Reporting Workshop from November 4 to 9 in which young journalists from more than 15 Asian countries will participate. This was stated by Patron of Sports Journalists Association Sindh (SJAS) and former Sports Minister Junaid Ali Shah at a press conference along with president and secretary of SJAS, Tariq

September 23, 2018 3:33 PM Pakistan vs India Match Live Coverage: Asia Cup 2018

Shoaib Malik (78) and Sarfraz Ahmed (44) built a 100-run stand as Pakistan set India 238 to win in a Super Four match of the Asia Cup at Dubai Cricket Stadium in UAE on Sunday. Pakistan failed to finish the inning on high after Asif and Malik fell in quick succession. Shadab and Nawaz struggled to put bat on the ball in the final overs. Chahal to Asif, OUT, clean 3

September 23, 2018 11:03 AM Pakistan set 238-run target for India to chase

Pakistan have given India a 238-run target to chase in their Asia Cup 2018 Super Four match being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. After captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to bat first, Fakhar Zaman and Imamul Haq opened the innings for Pakistan, whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah shared the new ball for India 1

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

GENEVA: Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk. The UN health agency’s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in 20 deaths globally each year, including 1