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July 20, 2018 9:32 AM Records tumble for Pakistan as Fakhar's double ton bolsters highest-ever total of 399

Records are tumbling for Pakistan in Bulawayo, where the green shirts on Friday smashed a record-breaking 399 runs in their innings, setting a fierce target for Zimbabwe in the fourth match of their five-match One Day International (ODI) series. The green shirts' highest-ever total, which surpasses their previous record of 385 runs against Bangladesh

July 20, 2018 12:00 AM GE’s power unit faces threat in Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK/ABU DHABI: One of General Electric Co´s largest and most valuable customers, Saudi Arabia, is lining up competitors to bid against GE for lucrative power plant work, according to five people familiar with the situation. State-controlled Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) has qualified at least two companies - Power Systems Mfg LLC and Combustion Parts

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 Rose set to excel at The Open

CARNOUSTIE, United Kingdom: Justin Rose says he can repel the host of young Americans who hold all the major golf titles and claim The Open crown this week despite a mediocre record. The 37-year-old Englishman — whose best finish in his home major remains his astonishing fourth in 1998 when still an amateur — is in fine fettle heading into Thursday’s

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 17, 2018 7:24 AM Eidul Azha 2018 in Pakistan: Cattle farms start luring buyers

Cattle farms in Karachi have started advertising their livestock ahead of Eid ul Azha which is expected to fall at the end of August 2018. Although a large number of people in the metropolis visit the cattle market , known as Mawaishi Mandi, to purchase sacrificial animals, some chose to buy from different cattle farms established across the city. The traditional

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM KMH hosts EPIC world heli tour team

KARACHI: Karachi Marriott Hotel (KMH) is hosting an international helicopter crew, which is flying around the globe to promote entrepreneurship and healthy living, a statement said on Monday. “Empowering People, Inspiring Change (EPIC) Global Heli Tour team, which took off from Whistler, Canada on May 1, landed in Pakistan, one of the 40 countries they will visit

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 16, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa’s Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open

JAKARTA: South Africa’s Justin Harding carded a one-under-par 71 to secure his maiden Asian Tour victory at the final day of the Indonesia Open on Sunday. The 32-year-old dropped two shots on holes seven and eight, but bounced back with two birdies and won with an 18-under-par 270 total at Jakarta’s Pondok Indah Golf Course.Zimbabwe’s Scott Vincent pressured

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Rs63 bn oil scam: NAB to take accused to court today

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is all set to produce senior general manager and former general manager of PSO, who were arrested in a massive scandal of 63 billion rupees in the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and private oil companies in the court today (Monday) after completion of legal formalities. The accused arrested by the NAB on July 11 in Karachi