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July 18, 2018 2:36 PM Imran Khan vows to make tourism a top priority

NATHIA GALI: PTI chairman Imran Khan that his party would make tourism a top priority after coming into power. Addressing a gathering of supporters in the mountain resort town of Nathia Gali, Khan said that this area was better than Switzerland in term of scenic beauty. “Those who say industries will be set up at Nathia Gali are telling lies. Industries

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Three Pak players to join team in Bahrain today

KARACHI: Three Pakistan players who could not proceed with the team to Bahrain on Tuesday because of visas issue would now fly out of Lahore for Manama on Wednesday (today), an official of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) said. “Zain-ul-Abdeen, Abdul Basit and Murtaza Hussain will leave for Bahrain tomorrow. They have got visas,” the official told ‘The News’

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Dancers, military parade greet Asian Games flame in Indonesia

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia: The torch for the 18th Asian Games was welcomed to the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta Tuesday, with a military parade, traditional dancing and a flypast by the airforce. Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra are set to host about 11,000 athletes and 5,000 officials from 45 Asian countries for the August 18 to September 2 Games, the world’s

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Iraqi police use batons to disperse protesters outside Zubair oilfield

BASRA: Iraqi police wielded batons and rubber hoses to disperse about 250 protesters gathered at the main entrance to the Zubair oilfield near Basra on Tuesday as unrest across southern cities over poor basic services gathered pace. Since demonstrations began nine days ago, protesters have attacked government buildings, branches of political parties

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM More than 594,000 pilgrims apply for performing Haj

Islamabad: The e-portal of the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah has, since it was launched mid Ramadan (May 30), received more than 594,000 applications from citizens and legal expatriates to perform Haj this year. According to the ministry’s sources, only two hours after the e-portal to reserve the seats of the facilitated and low-cost Haj was launched

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM PHC closes down 63 quack centres

LAHORE: The Punjab Healthcare Commission on Saturday sealed 63 centres of quacks during the last two days in different cities. According to a press release, the PHC teams accompanied by officials of the district administration and police, carried out anti-quackery drive in Lahore, Gujranwala, Sahiwal and Okara. The teams had visited 213 treatment centres 1

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM StormFiber launched in Hyderabad

KARACHI: StormFiber strikes twice in a week, launching its services in Hyderabad after Multan, bringing its tally of cities to six, a statement said on Friday. The announcement was made at an event hosted in the city, making its Triple Play (Internet, TV and Phone) services available in Hyderabad, it added. StormFiber was already an established market 4

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Asian Games: Sidra replaces Ijaz in Pakistan Taekwondo squad

KARACHI: Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) has replaced unfit Ijaz Ahmed with Shehzadi Saeeda Sidra Batool in the six-member national squad which has already been announced for the 18th Asian Games slated to be held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2. Ijaz had got injured in a road accident a few days ago.Sidra 1

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Quetta Gladiators, Red Bull to hold universities T20 event

KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Quetta Gladiators on Wednesday announced its partnership with Red Bull for the forthcoming national campus cricket tournament, an event for the university students of the country. The event, in which teams from 96 campuses will be taking part, will be conducted in Karachi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Multan, Lahore 4

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM WAPDA to feature in Asian Club Volleyball Championship

KARACHI: Pakistan’s top team WAPDA will participate in the Asian Club Volleyball Championship to be held at Naypyidaw, Myanmar, from July 30 to August 6. A senior official of the Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) said that the event will help some players of Pakistan to get match practice ahead of the Asian Games slated to be held in the Indonesian 1