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April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pak hockey team for Youth Olympic qualifiers named

ISLAMABAD: A nine-member Pakistan hockey team along with four standbys has been announced for the Asian qualifiers for the Youth Olympics to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from April 25-29. It is pertinent to mention that the hockey event of the Youth Olympics is played on 5-a-side format. Squad: Awais Arshad (goalkeeper), Waqas Ahmed (captain), Ali Raza, Mohibullah 3

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM CNS vows to make Asian Tour event at KGC huge success

KARACHI: The organisers of the CNS Open Golf Championship, which will mark the return of the Asian Tour to Pakistan, on Tuesday vowed to make the US$300,000 tournament a mega success. Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, the Chief of Naval Staff, said in a statement that Pakistan’s golfing fraternity was thrilled to welcome back the Asian Tour.The Asian Tour will make a welcome 4

April 17, 2018 9:34 PM China Southern Airlines to start Kunming-Islamabad flights

The China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd will be starting flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of this year. This was underlined in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines Tuesday met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, and included Hu Yaohui 3

April 14, 2018 1:15 AM Iran eyes CPEC with growing interest after port visit

KARACHI: Iran’s Minister for Roads and Urbanisation Abbas Akhoundi expressed keen interest in exploring avenues available under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister is leading a high level Iranian delegation which visited Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Friday. Akhoundi also showed interest in transshipment cargo handling. He said that Iran is keen to work with Pakistan 1

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM China helps modernise Pak infrastructure network

BEIJING: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is intended to modernise Pakistan's infrastructure and support its economy. The project is fast reaching fruition, as it brings economic benefits to the whole country, says a report published in the Global Times on Friday. On the controversial topic of Beijing's strategic intent toward the CPEC, a flagship 2

April 11, 2018 12:00 AM Eyjolfsson proud as China secure World Cup berth

HONG KONG: Siggi Eyjolfsson, the coach of the Chinese national women’s football team, said the side deserve to be rated among the best in Asia after they secured a berth at the finals of next year’s Women’s World Cup. China recorded a second win in a row at the Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan on Monday with a 3-0 victory over the Philippines to ensure they will be one the continent’s

April 11, 2018 12:00 AM Media Matters announces affiliation with Grayling

KARACHI : Media Matters, one of Pakistan’s leading public relations firms, has announced its affiliation with Grayling, a world-leading communications solutions provider. The partnership will enhance Media Matters’ international reach while allowing the company to leverage Grayling’s international resources and expertise. Grayling is a global agency

April 10, 2018 7:12 AM Xi says opening brings prosparity, closure backwardness

BOAO: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday highlighted the significance of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), saying "Boao proposals" have helped build consensus in Asia, encourage cooperation, promote economic globalization and advance the building of a community with a shared future for mankind. Addressing the opening ceremony of the BFA annual conference

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to maintain 6pc growth rate: PM

BEIJING: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while speaking at Boao Forum in China on Monday, said that Pakistan will maintain 6 percent growth rate this year. PM Abbasi said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the most visible part of One Belt and One Road Initiative and would give benefit to both countries. "Pakistan's adoption of yuan as the reserve 1

April 9, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants

ISTANBUL: Turkey was on Sunday deporting hundreds of Afghan migrants back home on special flights, in a major operation after thousands illegally entered the country in recent weeks. Early Sunday morning 227 Afghan migrants boarded a charter flight from Erzurum in northeastern Turkey back to Kabul, the Dogan news agency said. It said a total of 691 Afghan 2