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December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Rizwan vows to do his best if given chance

KARACHI: Pakistan’s wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan on Friday said that he will put in his best if he gets a chance during Pakistan’s tour of South Africa later this month. “I am happy that I am back in the Pakistan side. If I get a chance I will try my best to live up to the expectations,” Rizwan told reporters here at the National Stadium

December 7, 2018 3:50 PM Amir, Fakhar return to Pakistan Test squad for South Africa tour

LAHORE: Pakistan selectors Friday recalled fast bowler Mohammad Amir in the 16-member squad for the three-match Test series in the tour of South Africa starting later this month. Sarfraz Ahmed has been retained as captain of the side, which opens the tour with the first Test at Centurion from December 26. Pakistan will also play five one-day internationals 1

December 6, 2018 6:57 PM Habib University to launch new flagship undergraduate major in Comparative Liberal Studies

KARACHI: Habib University is hosting a symposium to launch its new flagship undergraduate major in Comparative Liberal Studies (CLS) on December 15th from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm. At a critical crossroads in Pakistan’s history, Habib University has set itself a unique mission: to offer a cutting-edge humanities curriculum that is at once globallyoriented

December 5, 2018 4:09 PM Pakistan should pursue clean energy instead of relying on coal, report suggests

Cash-strapped Pakistan should pursue clean energy instead of relying on coal, nuclear and hydroelectric power, according to a report released on Wednesday urging the country's policymakers to rethink plans for building more coal-fired plants. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Ohio, said coal-fired power, one of the central pillars

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Swiss firms keen to invest in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Swiss companies are exploring Pakistan for partnerships and investment, as they consider the country a potential market for business activities, a diplomat said on Tuesday. Bernhard Furger, deputy head of mission, Switzerland Embassy said he wanted to bring more Swiss companies to Pakistan so that they could see the real potential and explore 2

December 4, 2018 1:59 AM China hails opening of Kartarpur corridor

BEIJING: China while welcoming the opening of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims by Pakistan said on Monday that China was pleased to see the interactions between Pakistan and India. “We are glad to see very good interactions between Pakistan and India," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said during his regular briefing while responding 3

December 3, 2018 12:00 AM Shakib, Tamim return for West Indies ODIs

DHAKA: Bangladesh selectors on Sunday recalled Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan to a full-strength squad for the One-day International series against West Indies. The pair missed the Tigers’ last ODI series against Zimbabwe in October due to injury, but were deemed fit for the upcoming three-match contest in Bangladesh.Opening batsman Tamim has not played 1

November 30, 2018 4:57 PM Facebook, NITB organize workshop for officials of government of Pakistan

A workshop ‘Connecting With Communities: Social Media for Government’ was arranged by Prime Minister’s Office, National IT Board and Facebook in Islamabad. It is important to note such a workshop was organized for the first time for government officials in Pakistan by NITB where officials from all ministries were present to get training on digital media 7

November 30, 2018 12:00 AM BD to send cricketers to Pakistan after safety assurances

DHAKA: Bangladesh will send a cricket squad to Pakistan for the first time in three years, officials said on Thursday after receiving assurances from their counterparts about security. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are co-hosting an Asian Cricket Council tournament next month, with Bangladesh playing all their group matches in Karachi.Most cricket nations have steered 3

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM Gilani leaves for Nepal to attend Asia Pacific Summit

MULTAN: Former premier Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has left the country for Nepal to attend the Asia Pacific Summit scheduled in Kathmandu from November 30 to December 3. The Republic of Nepal and Universal Peace Federation are jointly organising the Asia Pacific Summit. Prime Minister of the Republic of Nepal, Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli exclusively invited