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July 16, 2018 10:44 AM Number of foreign tourists arrival in Pakistan regain upward trend

ISLAMABAD: As many as 10476 foreign visitors were arrived in Pakistan on tourist visa to look around the popular destination of the country during the year 2017, regaining an upward momentum of tourist’s arrival. According to an official source, around 9161 visitors arrived in the country on tourist visa in the year 2016, 6474 in 2015, 5575 in 2014 and 10560 in the year 2013. The popular 1

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football team’s kit unveiled

LAHORE: Pakistan football team’s kit was unveiled here on Sunday at PFF secretariat, FIFA House. Footballers participating in the national camp for Asian Games and SAFF Cup attended the colourful ceremony held in this regard on Sunday. At this eve 3 different designs of the kit were displayed. Head coach of national team Jose Antonio Nagueira, Director

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Two contestants fighting against Imran face predicament

ISLAMABAD: Two prominent politicians contesting against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in Lahore and Bannu are in the soup for different reasons, apparently creating favourable conditions for him in the fierce July 25 scramble. The Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab has recommended to the Deputy Commissioner of Lahore to place 1

July 12, 2018 2:59 PM PAF Hercules arrives in UK to participate in Royal Air Tattoo Show 2018

ISLAMABAD: An artistically painted PAF C-130 aircraft, landed at Royal Air Force Base, Fairford (UK) to participate in the Royal International Air Tattoo Show-2018. The No 6 squadron Hercules would be vying for the coveted Concours D' Elegance trophy at the prestigious air show which will be opening for the general public from 13 July till 15 July. Theme 3

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 2

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Maxwell sorry after missing handshake in T20 final

HARARE: Glenn Maxwell, the Australia allrounder, has admitted his apparent snub to Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed following Pakistan’s victory in the triangular series final in Harare appeared to be an “unsportsmanlike” gesture, though he maintained it was a “genuine oversight”. Television cameras captured the moments after Pakistan secured their six-wicket

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to chair UNCTAD’s 17th session on IGE

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is going to chair the 17th session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on Competition Law and Policy being held by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) from July 11-13 in Geneva, Switzerland. Every year, this group meets to discuss ways of improving worldwide cooperation on competition policy

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM British Open prize fund grows to $10.5 million

LONDON: The prize fund for this year’s British Open has increased by $250,000 to a total of $10.5 million, with the winner set to take home $1.89 million, organisers Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A) said on Monday. The third major of the year, which will be held at Carnoustie from July 19-22, will boost their prize fund further if more than 70 professional

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Abbasi bags Twin City Tennis title

ISLAMABAD: Khursheed Abbasi clinched men’s singles title in the Engro Twin City Tennis beating Musa Chaudhry in the final at the Pakistan Tennis Complex courts the other day. Khursheed beat Musa 6-1, 7-5 in presence of packed to capacity audience who enjoyed the final to the fullest. Khursheed who was trained by leading coach Mehboob Khan gave a good account

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Hasheesh 24th in Asian under-14 rankings

KARACHI: Hasheesh Kumar with the ranking of 24 is the top under-14 player from Pakistan in Asia, according to the latest rankings issued by Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) in July. He played five international events this year to achieve this ranking. He won three singles matches and lost two. He scored 714.50 points. The tournaments he played this year were ITF Asia 14 & Under