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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Pak-SA U-19 WC Super 8 clash on 24th

LAHORE: Pakistan will take on South Africa in its opening match of Super Eight stage of the Under-19 World Cup while England and Bangladesh were the late entries into the super eight stage. They booked place in the next round after England beat Canada by 282 runs, John Davies Oval, Queenstown that also earned Bangladesh a space ahead. In other matches 1

January 19, 2018 12:01 PM Enemies' cowardly acts won't yield any results: Air Chief

For maintenance of these precious assets, PAF is investing heavily in training of technical force on modern highest international EASA standards, in order to produce sound professionals. He further added, “PAF has uniquely brought theoretical and practical modes of training. I am certain that new training scheme would go a long way to meet the maintenance

January 13, 2018 5:08 PM Pakistan's nuclear capability a 'weapon of deterrence': DG ISPR responds to Indian army chief

Responding to a remark by the Indian army chief that his country's armed forces are ready to call Pakistan’s “nuclear bluff”, the chief of Pakistan Army's media wing has said that India should not harbour any illusion about Pakistan's defence capabilities, while the Foreign Office (FO) warned India against any misadventure. Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin 1

January 12, 2018 8:21 AM India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites

New Delhi on Friday launched a rocket carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries from its island space centre. Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, A.S. Kiran Kumar, said the satellites successfully reached orbit after the polar satellite launch vehicle took off from Sriharikota, an island off Andhra Pradesh state 2

December 24, 2017 12:00 AM McCandless, first astronaut to fly untethered, dies

WASHINGTON: Bruce McCandless, an astronaut who was the first to fly untethered from his spacecraft in a gripping scene watched around the world, has died at the age of 80, NASA announced on its website. The US space agency did not give the cause of death on Thursday for the longtime resident of the western state of Colorado. The son and grandson of decorated

December 24, 2017 12:00 AM Lightning Boult destroys West Indies

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zea-land: A career best seven for 34 by Trent Boult destroyed the West Indies as New Zealand wrapped up their One-Day International series with a game to spare in Christchurch on Saturday. Boult had three for six after his first three overs as the West Indies fell apart at the start of their innings after being set an imposing 326-run target

December 23, 2017 12:00 AM Wanyama close to Tottenham return, says Pochettino

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur have missed Victor Wanyama’s presence in midfield but the 26-year-old is nearing a first-team return after recovering from a serious knee injury, manager Mauricio Pochettino has said. The Kenya international, who missed just two Premier League games last season, has been sidelined for four months after aggravating a knee injury

December 21, 2017 12:00 AM FFC, Customs, Punjab, KP win in national hockey

KARACHI: Newly-raised Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) pulled off an upset win on Wednesday, beating Port Qasim Authority (PQA) by 5-3 on the fifth day of the national hockey championship in Sukkur. In other matches, Customs defeated PTV 3-0, Punjab downed FATA 9-2, and KP crushed Baluchistan 6-0. Asfandyar scored a brace in FFC’s 5-3 win over PQA. Wasim 3

December 20, 2017 12:00 AM PCJCCI chief meets Chinese diplomat

LAHORE: Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry President S M Naveed in a meeting with Zhao Lijian, Charge D Affairs, Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China, discussed the relocation of labour-intensive Chinese industry to Pakistan, a statement said on Tuesday. During a meeting at the Chinese Consulate, Naveed said that China is moving 2

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Rakuten plots to become Japan’s No. 4 wireless carrier

TOKYO: Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc said it would apply for a 4G mobile licence, aiming to become the country's fourth major wireless carrier in a strategic shift that had analysts warning of an uphill battle to gain customers. Rakuten, which operates one of Japan's most popular shopping websites, said it hoped to gain a new engine of growth 3