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January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Emerging economies: WEF ranks Pakistan better than India

ISLAMABAD: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Pakistan ahead of India in terms of emerging economies of the world. The WEF ranked India at 62nd position in the list of emerging economies, while China and Pakistan were ranked at 26th and 47th position respectively. According to the Inclusive Development Index shared by the WEF, Norway continues 1

January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Storm interrupts Singapore Open third round

SINGAPORE: US Masters champion Sergio Garcia had his game interrupted for the second day running at the Singapore Open as a lightning storm halted play at the Sentosa Golf Course on Saturday. The world number 10 had teed off on round three just after 2:30pm but was halted by rain. Play resumed about an hour later but was again called off in the early 3

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Garcia shares lead after disrupted first day

SINGAPORE: Masters champion Sergio Garcia and American Kurt Kitayama both carded five-under-par 66 to share the lead after the first round of the Singapore Open on Thursday. The duo were joined by South African Louis Oosthuizen and Thailand’s Tirawat Kaewsiribandit at the top of the leaderboard at five-under after 16 holes before play was stopped because

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM Asia fight back to lead Europe in EurAsia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Asia staged a dramatic comeback against defending champions Europe to hang on to a one-point lead Saturday in the second day of the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia. The result in the foursome matches sets up a tense showdown for Sunday’s singles, with Indian captain Arjun Atwal’s team fighting for Asia’s first ever victory in the Ryder Cup-style 5

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Asia take surprise lead over Europe in EurAsia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Asia got off to a stunning start to take a one-point lead over their more fancied European opponents on Friday on the rain-soaked opening day of the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia. The team, captained by Arjun Atwal of India, won three of the six fourball matches and halved their final game to take a 3 1/2 to 2 1/2 lead over the European side skippered 10

January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Drone users in Thailand must register or face jail, fines

BANGKOK: Drone users who fail to register their devices in Thailand by Tuesday could face up to five years in jail or a $3,000 fine, officials said, tough new rules that may hit tourists and media alike. The regulations, which were announced in October but take effect this week, cover nearly all forms of drone use from commercial and recreational to scientific 3

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM Zimbabwe family stuck at airport for two months

BANGKOK: A Zimbabwean family has been marooned at Bangkok´s main airport for two months, Thai immigration police said on Thursday, an ordeal over the holiday season that has drawn widespread sympathy among Thais. The family, four adults and four children -- who are aged between two and 11-years-old -- have tried to leave Thailand since late October 5

December 28, 2017 12:00 AM 17 KCU players feature in int’l events in 2017

LAHORE: Kinnaird College University (KCU) continues to serve the national sports in a big way as its 17 players represented the country at international level in different events abroad in the year 2017. “We have a defined role in our country’s sports which is evident from the representation of our athletes in elite national and international sports 2

December 28, 2017 12:00 AM PHF names probables for women hockey camp

LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday named the probables for the national team women team’s training camp. The team will be put into rigorous training for participation in the Asian Games Qualifiers to be held in Thailand from January 12, 2018). The training camp is to be established at the National Hockey Stadium Lahore from December 2

December 18, 2017 12:00 AM Rose cruises to Indonesian Masters title

JAKARTA: England’s Justin Rose fired a brilliant round of 10 under par to cruise to victory at the $750,000 Indonesian Masters Sunday. Rose, who is ranked six in the world, was the form player at the Asian Tour’s season-ending event and finished 29 under for the tournament, eight shots clear of Thailand’s Phachara Khongwatmai. The win caps a stellar 1