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September 25, 2018 12:20 PM World Bank reveals Pakistan, India potential trade stands at $37 billion

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has revealed in its report that potential trade between Pakistan and India stands at $37 billion as compared to the actual $2 billion. ‘A Glass Half Full: The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia’ was revealed on Monday. It says “without artificial barriers, Pakistan and Indian potential trade should be $37 billion

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Hutchison Ports sets record

KARACHI: Hutchison Ports Pakistan, the country’s first deep-water container terminal, has set a new vessel handling record for Karachi, having handled 5,862 moves in just over 27 hours while servicing the 8,652-TEU Hyundai Brave. During the vessel’s stay, the terminal achieved a vessel operating rate (VOR) of 212.16 container moves per hour and a gross

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Brexiteers back UK-EU free trade plan

London: Leading Brexit campaigners on Monday urged Prime Minister Theresa May to change course and pursue a free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU after her preferred strategy was snubbed by its leaders last week. A report by the free-market Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA) think-tank said there was nothing to gain from Brexit in May´s current so-called

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Japanese apparel firm plans outsourcing from Pakistan

KARACHI: A world famous apparel brand Uniqlo plans to outsource textile garments from three Pakistani companies for its more than 3,000 outlets worldwide, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Uniqlo Inc – a subsidiary of Japanese retail holding company Fast Retailing Inc. – has planned joint venture with three local companies, which would

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Mani wants more women cricket in country

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani wants more activity for women cricketers in the country. Pakistan, currently ranked seventh in the ICC Women’s Team Rankings, are placed fifth on the ICC Women’s Championship standings, having won four and lost two of their six games so far. They have a series against Australia coming up in Kuala Lumpur

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Kane admits he has been below par for Tottenham

LONDON: Harry Kane admits he has fallen below his own high standards this season but said he welcomes the intense public scrutiny of his game. The Tottenham striker ended a five-game goalless run for club and country when he put his side ahead from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win at Brighton — a result that also ended a three-game losing streak for Spurs

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Woods seals first win in five years with Tour Championship

ATLANTA, Georgia: Tiger Woods scored his first victory in more than five years on Sunday, completing a two-shot win at the Tour Championship to crown a fairy tale comeback after a near two-year absence. The 42-year-old, 14-time major winner carded a one-over-par 71 at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Course to claim the 80th PGA Tour title of his glittering

September 24, 2018 7:28 PM Pakistan raises India's violation of Indus Water Treaty with World Bank

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly and raised the issue of the construction of water reservoirs by India in violation of Indus Waters Treaty. “Water issue should not be politicized and should be dealt as a humanitarian issue,” Qureshi told the World

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Ginting stuns Momota to take China Open title

CHANGZHOU, China: Japan’s Kento Momota suffered a shock loss in China on Sunday as he was bested by Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in just two sets. The third seed, who took the Japan Open title on home ground last week, was beaten by world number 13 Ginting 23-21, 21-19. In a closely fought final, Momota had been leading in early moments but Ginting 1

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Woods takes three-shot lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA, Georgia: Tiger Woods is one round away from ending his five-year victory drought after storming into a three-shot lead on day three of the Tour Championship here Saturday. Woods, 42 looked in a class of his own as he carded a five-under-par 65 to leave himself on 12 under for the tournament at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club.After an opening birdie 1