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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM NCA acted on FIA claim Junejo laundered Rs180-250m from Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan’s Federal Investigation (FIA) got former government official Farhan Junejo arrested by the National Crime Agency (NCA) on the basis of claims that the former aide of Makhdoom Amin Faheem allegedly laundered around Rs180 to Rs250 million out of Pakistani into his overseas accounts through “corruption and corrupt practices”. The News has obtained

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Former Ipswich and England defender Kevin Beattie dies at 64

LONDON: Former Ipswich Town and England central defender Kevin Beattie has died aged 64, the player’s family announced Sunday. Beattie, born in Carlisle, northern England, became a key member of the successful Ipswich side under future England manager Bobby Robson that won the FA Cup in 1978.Beattie also won nine caps for England, scoring one goal, in a career 2

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Govt choppers to be auctioned not functional

ISLAMABAD: Four helicopters being put up for auction by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government are not functional, according to a report published by the BBC. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Special Assistant for Political Affairs Naeemul Haque said the government would auction the four helicopters in the use of the Cabinet Division 2

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Lukaku says Mourinho deserves respect for being ‘real’

MANCHESTER: Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku defended Jose Mourinho’s confrontational style of management, saying that the Portuguese deserves respect for not hiding his true feelings like several Premier League bosses. Mourinho has had strained relationships with some of his players at the club since taking charge in 2016, most notably with record 3

September 9, 2018 12:00 AM Cook in talks for swift move to commentary box

LONDON: Alastair Cook is understood to be considering an offer to try his hand at commentary early next year. ESPNcricinfo understands that Cook, who is retiring from Test cricket at the end of the current match against India at The Oval, is in talks with TalkSport to join their commentary team for England’s tour of the Caribbean at the start of 2019. TalkSport

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Waqar rejects Sethi’s comments

LAHORE: Pakistan’s former captain Waqar Younis has rejected the comments made by PCB chairman Najam Sethi during an interview regarding cricket talent in the country. The PCB chairman in an interview with BBC Urdu endorsed Shahid Afridi’s views that there was no talent in Pakistan. When asked why there is no cohesion in the Pakistani team, the veteran 9

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM BBC says its best-paid TV and radio stars are all men

LONDON: The BBC´s 12 best-paid stars are all men, according to figures published late on Tuesday by Britain´s public broadcaster, which is grappling with a gender equality scandal in which one of its most senior correspondents resigned from her role. The BBC issued a public apology last month to former China editor Carrie Gracie, who quit that job in January 7

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Minister defends UK’s Brexit plan amid party, business concern

LONDON: A senior British minister on Sunday defended the government’s plan to adopt EU rules on goods after Brexit, amid anger from MPs who want a cleaner break and concerns it will still harm business. Environment Secretary Michael Gove, a leading Brexit supporter, admitted the proposal thrashed out by cabinet ministers during a day-long meeting on Friday 4

July 3, 2018 12:00 AM World Sports Journalists Day observed in Karachi

KARACHI: Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) observed the World Sports Journalists Day here on Monday. A seminar was held on news, fake news and responsibilities of journalists. It was attended by a large number of sports journalists of the provincial metropolis. Sindh caretaker sports minister Dr Junaid Ali Shah also attended the seminar 3

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Racist’ tweet could inspire Senegal

YEKATERINBURG, Russia: Senegal face Japan on Sunday (today) at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team. Along with Nigeria, a powerful Senegal side spearheaded by Liverpool striker Sadio Mane is flying the flag for Africa in Russia. After battling to a 2-1 opening 5