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April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Two cases of dengue fever tested positive at HFH

Rawalpindi: One of the three teaching hospitals in town, Holy Family Hospital (HFH) has tested two patients positive for dengue fever, the first confirmed cases of the infection this year though none of the patients are residents of the district. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday has revealed that one the patients tested positive for dengue fever 3

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi king slams Iran’s ‘interference’ as Arab leaders meet

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran’s "blatant interference" in regional affairs as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for an annual gathering. Opening the 29th Arab League summit, the king also criticised the US decision to transfer its embassy in Israel to Occupied al-Quds and described "terrorism" as the biggest challenge 3

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Russian WC stadium finally gets its grass

MOSCOW: Russia’s perpetually late World Cup football stadium in Samara had some good news to report exactly two months before kick-off: it is finally getting its grass. Twelve gleaming white lorries filled with rolls of the precious pitch arrived Saturday in the Volga River city from Germany. Photographs proudly tweeted by the regional administration 3

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Sialkot seal U-13 T20 Cricket title

FAISALABAD: Sialkot won the U-13 Inter-Region T20 Cricket Tournament 2018 organized by Pakistan Cricket Board. The matches of this tournament were played in different cities and final match was held between Sialkot and Rawalpindi here on Saturday. Sialkot scored 112 runs and then bowled out Rawalpindi for just 57 runs. Deputy Commissioner Salman Ghani 2

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM National Seniors Cricket reaches knockout phase

KARACHI: Quite a few fancied teams have been eliminated as the 19th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2017-18 which has reached the knockout phase in both the regions. According to the information made available by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) here on Friday, stiffer competition has been witnessed this season’s National Seniors 1

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-Chinese official admits taking 170m yuan in bribes

BEIJING: A former senior official in China admitted on Thursday to taking bribes of more than 170 million yuan ($27 million), state media said, the latest casualty ofPresident Xi Jinping´s unrelenting war on graft. Sun Zhengcai, 54, was abruptly removed in July from his post as Communist Party chief of southwestern Chongqing, one of China´s most important 1

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Prince Salman meets Spain’s king as warship sale mooted

MADRID: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held talks with Spain’s King Felipe VI on Thursday during an official visit to the country which coincides with negotiations to sell Spanish warships to the oil-rich kingdom. The king met with Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who serves as defence minister and also controls economic policy for the world’s top oil exporter 5

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan invites England cricket team after 13 years

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s interior minister has invited the England cricket team to tour the country for the first time since 2005, after a successful visit by the West Indies amid improved security boosted hopes of an international revival. A visit by a major Test-playing nation such as England would be hugely significant, in terms of both cricket as well as Pakistan’s 6

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Two dozen Indonesians die after drinking bootleg

JAKARTA: Two dozen Indonesians have died after drinking bootleg alcohol, police said Wednesday, marking the latest a string of deaths linked to homemade liquor sold in the Muslim-majority country. A shop owner in Jakarta was arrested Tuesday for selling the illegal booze at his herbal drink stall, authorities said, with 16 deaths reported since Monday 4

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Ghandhara Nissan unveils new pickup

KARACHI: Ghandhara Nissan Limited has launched its locally assembled JAC Motors X200 1-ton pickup in Pakistan, which is primarily suitable for distribution of goods in urban and rural areas, a bourse filing said on Wednesday. Addressing the launching ceremony, Ghandhara Nissan CEO Ahmad Kuli Khan Khattak emphasised on the historical background of the company 7