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October 15, 2018 12:26 AM By-election 2018: Unofficial results of all 11 National Assembly seats

ISLAMABAD: According to unofficial results received on Sunday after a daylong polling on all 11 National Assembly seats, PTI and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured four seats each. In a neck to neck competition with PML-N, the PTI won four seats, which include: NA-53, NA-60, NA-63 and NA-243. According to unofficial results, PML-N took home the four NA seats

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Chun In-gee wins first LPGA title in two years

INCHEON, South Korea: Local favourite Chun In-gee shot a final-round 66 to win her first LPGA title in more than two years before a cheering home crowd on Sunday.Chun, ranked 27th in the world, finished 16 under par 272 to claim the US$300,000 first prize at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championships. The 24-year-old fired seven birdies and one bogey in the final

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Azhar admits pressure will be on Pakistan in 2nd Test

ABU DHABI: Senior batsman Azhar Ali admitted Pakistan will be under pressure of expectations in the second Test against Australia starting in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday. Pakistan dominated much of the first Test in Dubai but failed to get the last two wickets as Australia finished at 362-8. Set a daunting 462 runs Australia’s fightback was led by opener

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Rare Indian Grey Hornbill sighted in Lahore

LAHORE: Sighting an Indian hornbill, a rare and nearly extinct bird, on a busy road gave an exciting feeling and the first thought came to mind that this creature is really living with us in the provincial metropolis. An Indian hornbill sitting on a big Jaman (jamul) tree on Canal Bank Road opposite GOR attracted a number of motorists who parked their

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Yadav helps India seal West Indies series sweep

HYDERABAD, India: Paceman Umesh Yadav claimed a match haul of 10 wickets to lead India to a series sweep against the West Indies with a win inside three days in the second Test on Sunday. The hosts chased down their 72-run target in just 16.1 overs in an extended final session to win by 10 wickets.Prithvi Shaw and Lokesh Rahul, both on 33, remained unbeaten

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Remittances up 13.14pc to $3.419bln in 1Q

KARACHI: Remittances from overseas Pakistani workers rose 13.14 percent in the first quarter of current fiscal year, mainly on the back of strong economic and job market growth in the major contributing countries and devaluation of rupee, the central bank data showed on Wednesday. The figures released by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) revealed remittances

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-MPA causes Rs128m loss to state kitty

KARACHI: Political pressure to allegedly favour a Sindh Assembly ex-member caused a loss of Rs197.128 million to the most backward Ghari Khairo Town Municipal Administration in Jacobabad district, reveal the NAB documents. The funds were allegedly used to build a guest house, compound wall of home, repair rice mill, godowns and other buildings of former

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM PVCA-EBM Inter-School Tournament begins tomorrow

KARACHI: A total of 32 teams, including eight representing government schools, will participate in the 9th PVCA-EBM Inter-School Cricket Tournament which begins at the Karachi Gymkhana Cricket Ground on Thursday (tomorrow). Speaking at a media briefing here on Tuesday, Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) chairman Fawad Ijaz Khan said there would

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM Infection under control but full recovery to take time: Shakib

MELBOURNE: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan received good news on Tuesday when the medical report about his injured finger confirmed that the infection was under control. However, Shakib will remain on antibiotics for another week before he can leave Melbourne and begin his rehabilitation process back home.There was visible improvement around the infected 1

October 9, 2018 8:53 PM Six years after attack, Malala's mission still going strong

Today marks the six year anniversary of the attack on Pakistan’s activist for female education Malala Yousafzai in Swat, 2012. The youngest Nobel Laureate’s struggle and strength to stand back up on her feet after returning from a near-death experience, was lauded by her father Ziauddin Yousafzai on Twitter who went on to express his pride and joy at watching