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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Abu Akif takes over as new PTF secretary

ISLAMABAD: Abu Akif, Secretary Cabinet Division, has taken over as the secretary Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF). The President PTF, Salim Saifullah Khan confirmed to The News Tuesday that Abu Akif would be the new secretary federation. “I am delighted to announce that Abu Akif, Secretary Cabinet Division, Federal Government of Pakistan, has very kindly

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysian king calls for unity amid racial tensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s king has appealed for calm amid growing racial tensions in the Muslim-majority country after an electoral earthquake in May toppled the Malay-dominated coalition that had ruled the country for decades. In his inaugural address to lawmakers during the new parliament session, King Sultan Muhammad V urged "every citizen to preserve

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysia sets sights on CPEC

KARACHI: Malaysia sees China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as a big opportunity for South Asia region, especially for Pakistan and can partner with Pakistan in potential projects in various sectors, if invited, an envoy said on Monday. “… Malaysia wants to increase bilateral trade with Pakistan, which was currently standing at around $1.34 billion and was in favour

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Gold jumps Rs850/tola on rupee depreciation

KARACHI: Gold grew dearer in the local market going up by Rs850/tola to reach Rs59,650/tola largely driven by the depreciation of rupee that is currently in the dumps against dollar, traders said on Monday. Gold appreciated by $2 to $1,244 per ounce in the international market. Haji Haroon Chand, president Sindh Sarafa Bazar Association, said the gold became

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Special force constable martyred in Dir encounter

DIR: A special police force constable was martyred and another injured in an encounter in Merashpati area here on Monday, police sources said. The sources said that acting on a tip-off about the presence of the proclaimed offender, Dilaram, the police conducted a raid on his hideout. The outlaw opened fire on the police in which two cops were injured

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM More than 594,000 pilgrims apply for performing Haj

Islamabad: The e-portal of the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah has, since it was launched mid Ramadan (May 30), received more than 594,000 applications from citizens and legal expatriates to perform Haj this year. According to the ministry’s sources, only two hours after the e-portal to reserve the seats of the facilitated and low-cost Haj was launched

July 16, 2018 10:44 AM Number of foreign tourists arrival in Pakistan regain upward trend

ISLAMABAD: As many as 10476 foreign visitors were arrived in Pakistan on tourist visa to look around the popular destination of the country during the year 2017, regaining an upward momentum of tourist’s arrival. According to an official source, around 9161 visitors arrived in the country on tourist visa in the year 2016, 6474 in 2015, 5575 in 2014 and 10560 in the year 2013. The popular 1

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 Anderson makes wicket-taking return

LONDON: England great James Anderson took two wickets on his return with Lancashire’s 2nd XI on Sunday after more than a month out of action with a shoulder injury. The 35-year-old paceman, England’s all-time leading Test wicket-taker, took two for 32 in 14 overs as Nottinghamshire were dismissed for 126 on the first day of a three-day friendly at Old Trafford

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Bilawal to visit Lalamusa tomorrow

LALAMUSA: It is likely that Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari may pass through Lalamusa on Tuesday (tomorrow) night. He will be warmly received at Sarai Alamgir, Kharian, Lalamusa and other places. The PPP workers are making preparations for his reception. A motorbike rally will also be taken out. It is worth mentioning that PPP Punjab