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  • Nankana upset Lahore by 3-0 in football clash: Lahore Inter-District U-16 Boys C’ship begins

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    LAHORE: The competitions of Lahore Division Inter-District Under-16 Boys Championship got under way at Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday. Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti inaugurated the championship at Mini Hockey Stadium Nishtar Park Sports Complex. Muhammad Anees Sheikh and other top officials were also present on this occasion. Sports Board Punjab

  • Hasan’s neck muscle sprained

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    LAHORE: Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali got his neck muscle sprained in his unique way of celebration after taking the wicket. Hasan hobbled off the field in pain during the match against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Monday. The Pakistani swinger injured himself after scalping a wicket with a ‘bomb explosion’-type celebration. Ali launched into the celebration

  • National squash trials for deaf from 23rd

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Deaf Squash Association (PDSA) will hold trials for the selection of national team on July 23 and 24 here at the Punjab Squash Complex. The trials of deaf players from across the country are being held on the direction of Pakistan Squash Federation. The selected players will be participating in the 9th World Deaf Squash Championship

  • Rose set to excel at The Open

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    CARNOUSTIE, United Kingdom: Justin Rose says he can repel the host of young Americans who hold all the major golf titles and claim The Open crown this week despite a mediocre record. The 37-year-old Englishman — whose best finish in his home major remains his astonishing fourth in 1998 when still an amateur — is in fine fettle heading into Thursday’s

  • Dancers, military parade greet Asian Games flame in Indonesia

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia: The torch for the 18th Asian Games was welcomed to the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta Tuesday, with a military parade, traditional dancing and a flypast by the airforce. Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra are set to host about 11,000 athletes and 5,000 officials from 45 Asian countries for the August 18 to September 2 Games, the world’s

  • All-Pakistan Ranking Badminton in progress

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: In the All-Pakistan Ranking Badminton Tournament 2018, being held at Quetta, the men’s single, doubles and women singles and doubles matches were played. Women’s singles: Rubab Imtiaz (Wapda) beat Khadija Nisar (PB) by 19-21, 21-8, 21-13, Palwasha Bashir (NBP) beat Aqsa Zikriya (PB) by 21-6, 21-7, Mahoor Shahzad (Wapda) beat Miss Yasmeen (Army)

  • Abu Akif takes over as new PTF secretary

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    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

  • Palestinian dies after being shot in clashes

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    GAZA CITY: A Palestinian has died days after being shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border, the enclave’s health ministry said Tuesday.Sari al-Shobaki had been transferred to Jerusalem for treatment after being shot several days ago east of Gaza City, the ministry in the Hamas-run territory said. A ministry spokesman said the 23-year-old

  • Putin praises Trump as ‘well-qualified’ after summit

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin praised US leader Donald Trump as well-informed and a good conversationalist after a summit in Helsinki. “He’s a well-qualified person, he knows the material, he listens and takes in arguments,” Putin told Channel One state-controlled television in an interview given after their joint press conference. “On some questions

  • Iraqi police use batons to disperse protesters outside Zubair oilfield

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    BASRA: Iraqi police wielded batons and rubber hoses to disperse about 250 protesters gathered at the main entrance to the Zubair oilfield near Basra on Tuesday as unrest across southern cities over poor basic services gathered pace. Since demonstrations began nine days ago, protesters have attacked government buildings, branches of political parties