Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «bbc»

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

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 3

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

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 2

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 2

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Kulsoom slightly better but not out of danger: Nawaz

LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that the condition of his wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz is slightly better but she is not completely out of danger yet. Nawaz Sharif in an interview to BBC Urdu expressed regret that had he visited his wife before last Thursday he would at least have been able to find her conscious. “[Begum] Kulsoom’s 3

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Donkey kick’ striker Hunt dies

LONDON: Ernie Hunt whose “donkey kick” volleyed freekick in 1970 led to a change in English football’s rules, has died aged 75, one of his former clubs Coventry announced. Hunt volleyed his goal — against one of his former clubs Everton — after Coventry team-mate Willie Carr gripped the ball between his heels and flicked it up behind his back. It is also famous 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Levelling allegations, abuse will cost Imran a lot: Marriyum

LAHORE: Former information minister and the PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said the PTI whenever inquired about its performance has developed a habit of abusing, taunting and humiliating people. Reacting to the allegations levelled by the PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry at a press conference Monday, Marriyum in a press statement said the culture 3

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM FB news use declining, WhatsApp growing!

LONDON: News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, according to a study published on Thursday which also found high levels of international public concern about fake news online. The Reuters Institute report, which covers 37 countries in five continents, found that the use of social 5

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Stanford rape case judge removed from office

LONDON: A US judge who was widely criticised for his leniency towards a campus rapist has been removed from office by voters, BBC News reported. Judge Aaron Persky handed Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner a six-month sentence in June 2016.But county judges in California are elected, and if a petition to remove them from office garners enough signatures 2