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July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Liverpool sign Swiss winger Shaqiri

LONDON: Liverpool have signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the English Premier League giants announced Friday. The Reds said he had signed “a long-term contract”, with British media reports saying Shaqiri had arrived at Anfield in a five-year deal for £13 million ($17 million, 15 million euros). The 26-year-old winger’s

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM 1,223MW power project at Balloki to start operation by end July

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s third RLNG based Independent Power Project of 1223 MW located at Balloki in Kasur district of Punjab is likely to start its commercial operations by end of July 2018, the Private Power and Infrastructure Board ( PPIB ) said on Saturday. PPIB says that after its completion, this project will be 38th Independent Power Project, processed

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure, 33 hospitalised

BERLIN/DUBLIN: Thirty-three Ryanair passengers were treated in hospital, some bleeding from their ears, after their Croatia-bound plane lost cabin pressure and made an emergency landing in Frankfurt on Friday, German police said on Saturday. Oxygen masks were released on the Ryanair flight FR7312 from Dublin to Zadar in Croatia when it lost cabin pressure

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Nearly 100,000 evacuated before flood peak passes Chongqing

CHONGQING: Nearly 100,000 residents were temporarily evacuated as a flood peak passed the city proper of southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality on Saturday. Water levels in the Jialing and Yangtze rivers exceeded the warning levels by 5.92 meters and 3.78 meters, respectively, as flood peaks passed the city, according to the municipal flood control

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Comcast to pay 243mln pounds in fees for Sky takeover

LONDON: Comcast expects to pay the banks, law firms and other advisers on its 25.9 billion pound ($34.23 billion) bid for Sky as much as 243 million pounds if it wins the battle for the British broadcaster, the U.S. cable giant said on Friday. Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast and Walt Disney that will generate large fees for advisory firms working on all sides

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Head-scarved Malaysian girl wows with soccer skills

KLANG, Malaysia: The slick freestyle football moves of a Malaysian Muslim girl have boosted her into the spotlight in a country where the sport is dominated by men. Sporting a headscarf, Qhouirunnisa’ Endang Wahyudi executed deft moves, juggling the ball before balancing it on her soles and later on her forehead.“The headscarf is not an obstacle,” the 18-year-old 1

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Tappi believed to be maintaining account with illegal money

ISLAMABAD: Investigators probing one of the country’s biggest money laundering scams informed the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday that a chunk of illegally parked money went into an account believed to be maintained by former President Asif Ali Zardari’s aide Awais Muzaffar Tappi who is residing in Dubai. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Auto sales surge 21pc to 258,632 units in FY2018

KARACHI: Auto sales surged 21 percent to 258,632 units during the last fiscal year of 2017/18 as low-cost financing boosted demand of cars, light commercial vehicles, vans and jeeps, brokerage reported on Wednesday. Brokerages, citing industry data, said auto sales stood at 213,118 units during the previous fiscal year of 2016/17. Daniyal Adil, an analyst 7

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM BBC says its best-paid TV and radio stars are all men

LONDON: The BBC´s 12 best-paid stars are all men, according to figures published late on Tuesday by Britain´s public broadcaster, which is grappling with a gender equality scandal in which one of its most senior correspondents resigned from her role. The BBC issued a public apology last month to former China editor Carrie Gracie, who quit that job in January 1

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Stocks inch up as value hunters go for oversold oil, financial shares

Stocks closed up on Tuesday following a volatile session as undervalued oil and financial scrips attracted institutional buyers and an assurance of timely elections by director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) restored some confidence among investors, dealers said. Analyst Ahsan Mehanti from Arif Habib Corporation said stocks closed