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December 18, 2017 9:29 AM National Security Adviser Janjua accuses US of fomenting unrest in South Asia

Retired Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua, who currently serves as the Prime Minister's special adviser on national security, on Monday said the United States (US) seems to be "speaking India's language" and that the two nations have "the same ideas" regarding the Kashmir conflict. While addressing a seminar on the national security policy in Islamabad, Janjua

December 18, 2017 12:00 AM Potatoes being sold at 20paisa/kg in Indian state

AGRA: With farmers not turning up at cold storage facilities to take away their potato produce, and the produce beginning to rot, storage owners have started dumping the rotting tubers on roadsides and fields for stray cattle and the poor to feed on. A total of 2.5 lakh tonnes of the produce, which could not be sold, are being dumped across Agra district

December 18, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan F3 Futures attract 28 foreign players

KARACHI: As many as 28 foreign players are participating in Pakistan F3 Futures, scheduled from December 18-24, in Islamabad. Paramveer Singh, Jayesh Pungliya, Kunal Anand and Anurag Nenwani from India; Enrique Lopez-Perez and Pere Riba from Spain; Alexander Lebedyn and Vadim Alekseenko from Ukraine; Julian Onken from Germany; Peter Goldsteiner from Austria

December 18, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan end Commonwealth Wrestling with 1 silver, 10 bronze

KARACHI: It was expected that Pakistan would claim a couple of gold medals but on Sunday fortunes did not favour the national grapplers as they won one silver and four bronze medals in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship freestyle competitions in Johannesburg. Pakistan the other day had grabbed six bronze in Greco Roman style competitions. Thus, the country

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan face India in Asian Netball final

LAHORE: Pakistan will face off against arch-rival India in the final of the Second Asian Men’s Netball Championship on Sunday (today). Pakistan qualified for the final after defeating Singapore 75-63 during the semi-final on Saturday. On the other hand, India qualified after defeating host team Malaysia 47-44. Interestingly, Pakistan defeated traditional

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan bag 4 bronze medals in CW Wrestling

KARACHI: Pakistan on Friday lifted four bronze medals in the Greco-Roman style wrestling competitions of the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mohammad Bilal (57kg), Abdul Wahab (61kg), Mudassir Hussain (65kg) and Umair Ahmed (86kg) secured bronze medals, Pakistan Wrestling Federation (PWF) secretary Arshad Sattar told The News. “You know India 1

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM New Indian boss mulls bid for 2032 Olympics

NEW DELHI: India’s new Olympics chief Narinder Batra has vowed to make bids to stage the 2032 Olympics, 2030 Asian Games or 2026 Commonwealth Games, saying the country must “think big”. Batra, who is also the International Hockey Federation (FIH) president, said after winning the Indian Olympic Association vote late Thursday that an approach would be made to the Indian

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Catholics detained singing Xmas carols in Indian state

NEW DELHI: Indian police detained dozens of Catholics singing Christmas carols for allegedly trying to convert people, officials said Friday, as fears grow over religious freedom in the South Asian nation. Police said 32 people were detained for trying to convert people to Christianity in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh late Thursday, with a leading

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan face India in Blind Cricket WC opener

LAHORE: Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Thursday announced the schedule of the forthcoming 5th edition of World Cup Cricket of the Blind (ODI format) to be held in Pakistan and UAE from January 7 to 21, 20i8. Opening ceremony will be held at Lahore and Ajman on January 7,2018. The 1st match of the World Cup will be played between Pakistan and India 1

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan rout Hong Kong in Asian Men’s Netball

KARACHI: Pakistan on Thursday defeated Hong Kong 66-38 to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Men’s Netball Championship in Malaysia. This was the third straight win for the last edition’s runners-up. Pakistan outclassed their rivals in all departments of the game. Pakistan had defeated Singapore and India on the trot on Wednesday. Pakistan were leading 1