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December 9, 2018 1:28 PM Pakistani expats contribute Rs1 billion for dams fund: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The overseas Pakistanis have so far contributed around Rs.1 billion to 'The Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund', State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) data reveals. According to the SBP, as of December 06, around Rs 8.46 billion have so far been deposited by the local as well as expatriate

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Shiffrin seals Saint Moritz WC Super-G title

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland: American star Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her second successive super-G win on the women’s alpine World Cup with victory in Saint Moritz on Saturday. Switzerland’s Lara Gut was second with Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein completing the podium at the Swiss venue. Former slalom specialist Shiffrin, a two-time overall World Cup champion

November 23, 2018 12:00 AM Austrian firms keen to invest in dams

ISLAMABAD: Austrian companies are keen to help Pakistan explore hydropower potential through investments in building of dams, a foreign ambassador said on Thursday. Austrian Ambassador to Pakistan Nicolaus Keller said the country’s investors and companies are interested to invest in Pakistan’s power sector. Keller was called on Minister for Energy (Power 1

November 18, 2018 12:00 AM Shiffrin takes World Cup slalom in Finland

LEVI, Finland: American star Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her first win of the World Cup by cruising to first place in the slalom in Levi, Finland, on Saturday, on a combined time of 1:32.61. Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova, who won at Levi last year, finished 0.58 seconds behind Shiffrin, after failing to capitalise on a strong start and losing time in the second 2

November 3, 2018 12:00 AM 9th THAAP Conference: Conference on tolerance, democracy starts

Lahore: The two-day THAAP’s 9th international conference started in the City on November 2. The conference is organised by THAAP in collaboration with the Institute of Art and Culture (IAC). IAC is a newly built, trilingual liberal arts Institute based in Lahore. The multi-purpose institute started operating in the month of September 2018 with its pioneer 2

October 31, 2018 4:14 PM World savings day observed on Wednesday

ISLAMABAD: World Savings Day was celebrated around the globe including Pakistan to increase the public’s awareness of the importance of savings. Celebrated around the world, the day aims to promote the virtues of putting money aside. The World Savings Day was established at the International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks) in Milano 3

October 23, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-Croatian PM sentenced for bribe

ZAGREB: Former Croatian prime minister, Ivo Sanader, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on Monday for taking a bribe from Austria’s then Hypo Alpe Adria bank during the 1991-95 war. Sanader - who has dismissed the proceedings as politically motivated - was not taken into custody and left the court without making a statement. His lawyer 8

October 21, 2018 12:00 AM Olympic downhill champion Goggia fractures ankle

ROME: Italy’s Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia will be out of action until at least January after fracturing her ankle in training, the Italian ski federation (FISI) announced on Saturday. The women’s World Cup begins in late October with a giant slalom at Soelden in Austria but FISI said Goggia would be in plaster for five weeks before “coming 5

October 2, 2018 12:00 AM Germany approves extradition of Iranian diplomat

BERLIN: A German court said Monday it gave the green light for an Iranian diplomat linked to an alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally to be handed over to Belgium. The superior regional court in Bamberg said in a statement that it had on September 27 approved the extradition of the Iranian diplomat based in Vienna who has been named as Assadollah 7

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Nibali, Aru make provisional Italy team for cycling worlds

MILAN: Veteran Italian cycling stars Vincenzo Nibali and Fabio Aru have been selected for a provisional 12-man Italy team for the road race world championships in Austria this month. The two all-rounders struggled during the Tour of Spain, which ended on Sunday.Former ‘Vuelta’ winner, Aru, 28, crashed on the Spanish stage race while 33-year-old Nibali 6