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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 Mixed fortune for Inayatullah at Youth Olympic Games

KARACHI: Pakistan’s young wrestler Inayatullah set his bronze medal fight against a grappler of the United States when he showed mixed results in his first two bouts of the 65 kilogramme event at the Youth Olympic Games being held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sunday. His bronze medal fight was scheduled to be held at 1:15am PST last night

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Five Koreans among nine killed in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after their basecamp in the Himalayas was ravaged by a storm, local police and hiking officials said on Sunday. The disaster, which claimed the life of record-breaking Korean climber Kim Chang-ho, is the worst climbing accident to hit the Himalayan nation in two years

October 14, 2018 11:48 AM SWM system to be established at tehsil level: Zartaj Gul

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Wazir has said that a solid waste management system would be set up at tehsil and district level across the country. In an exclusive talk, the minister told APP that solid waste would be recycled and reused for producing energy in second phase of solid waste management system. The minister said that a task force

October 11, 2018 9:27 AM Khawaja, Head frustrate Pakistan victory charge

DUBAI: Opener Usman Khawaja and Travis Head defied Pakistan with some solid batting to take Australia to 215-3 at lunch on the fifth and final day of the first Test in Dubai on Thursday. Khawaja followed up his first innings score of 85 with a fighting 82 not out, and debutant Head was unbeaten on 70 for his maiden half-century, both blunting Pakistan

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Two-day trials for Asian Champions Trophy start today

KARACHI: All is set for the two-day trial for the selection of Pakistan hockey team for Asian Champions Trophy, which is to be held in Oman later this month. The trials will be held on Thursday (today) and Friday at Abdul Sattar Stadium. PHF president Brig (rtd) Khalid Khokhar and secretary Shahbaz Ahmed are expected to be present on the occasion

October 10, 2018 5:59 AM Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed DG ISI

The army's media wing on Wednesday announced that Lt Gen Asim Munir has been appointed the new director general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Following reports that former DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar would be retiring on Oct 1, various sections of the media speculated that Lt Gen Munir was next in line for the post. The Pakistan Army had in September 1

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM Former England captain Terry retires from football

LONDON: Former England captain John Terry announced his retirement from football on Sunday with the 37-year-old central defender now set to pursue a career in management. Terry, who spent the bulk of his career with Chelsea, captained second-tier Aston Villa last season.Now the Birmingham club reportedly want him to join their coaching staff as part of a new-look

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM US in new global court showdown with Iran

THE HAGUE: The United States will confront Tehran at the UN’s top court on Monday over billions in frozen assets, in a case that could deepen the Trump administration’s rift with international justice. Iran had dragged Washington before the International Court of Justice in June 2016 to oppose a US Supreme Court ruling that the $2 billion should go to victims

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM Inam retains title in Beach Wrestling World Championships

KARACHI: Pakistan’s prolific wrestler Mohammad Inam strongly defended his world title when he upstaged Irakli Mtsituri of Georgia 3-1 in the 90 kilogramme final of the Beach Wrestling World Championships which concluded in the coastal city of Mugla, Turkey, on Sunday. “Thanks God I got the world title. I am very happy,” Inam told ‘The News’ after his fantastic