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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

LOS ANGELES: Swimming great Michael Phelps revealed that he has battled severe anxiety and depression for much of his life which drove him to consider suicide after his success at the 2012 Olympics. Speaking at a mental health conference in Chicago on Tuesday, the 23-time Olympic gold medal winner talked openly about his long battle with crippling depression 1

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Federer joins calls for greater Slam prize money

MELBOURNE: Roger Federer says it’s time for his fellow professional players to rally and seek greater prize money from the four tennis Grand Slam tournaments. The 19-time major winner says the current agreement is a good one, but it has run its course and time was right for players to get together and seek pay increases.Novak Djokovic, as president of the ATP player

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Stocks rise over one percent on foreign buying; auto leads

Stocks gained 1.3 percent on Friday, buoyed by auto and financial shares while offshore investors continued to be net buyers and added fuel to a rally that started towards the start of the week, dealers said. Analyst Ahsan Mehanti at Arif Habib Corp said bullish activity was witnessed in scrips across the board. “(Prime Minister) PM’s approval for amnesty

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Forex reserves slip to $19.77bln

KARACHI: The liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country declined $249 million during a week, owing to external debt servicing, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Thursday. The foreign exchange reserves of the country slipped to $19.771 billion by the week ended January 12, 2018 as compared to $20.02 billion during the preceding week. During

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 19, 2018 12:00 AM Shahbaz, Naseem meet in snooker U21 final today

KARACHI: Holder Naseem Akhtar overwhelmed last year’s runner-up Haris Tahir in the semi-finals of the Jubilee Insurance National Junior Under-21 Snooker Championship 2018 at the PSB Billiards & Snooker Hall in Islamabad on Thursday. According to the details made available by the Pakistan Billiards & Snooker Association (PBSA), Naseem’s opponent in the all-Punjab

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Pak captain vows to give tough time to World XI

KARACHI: Pakistan captain Junaid Manzoor has said that the Green-shirts would face the World XI without any pressure. The two teams come across at Edhi Stadium here on Friday (today). Talking to reporters, Junaid said that the boys would play according to the game plan given by the team management. He said that the World XI was very experienced but Pakistan 1

January 18, 2018 12:00 AM Masked men set fire to Russian rights group office

MOSCOW: Two masked men set fire to the office of top Russian rights group Memorial in volatile Ingushetia a week after the arrest of its director in neighbouring Chechnya, the group said on Wednesday. Computers and documents were destroyed in the attack, according to a statement on Memorial’s website. Memorial said a CCTV camera recorded the two men entering 4

January 18, 2018 12:00 AM Yabba dabba doo! Malaysian sultan gets Flintstones car

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian sultan has been given a life-size replica of Fred Flintstone’s car from the classic cartoon, although the modern update has an engine so he won’t tire out his regal feet. Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor, one of Malaysia’s most powerful and wealthiest state rulers, received the belated birthday gift from a fellow high-ranking 3

January 17, 2018 12:00 AM Justice Faez’s remarks about Nisar not to be treated as SC findings

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday held that Justice Qazi Faez Isa's findings against ex-interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was not to be treated as findings of the apex court. This was stated by a three-judge bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, which issued a five-page written order in a suo moto case regarding the August 8, 2016 Quetta 5