Monday, 24 June 2019

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Pakistan, UK sign MoU for Dar’s extradition

LONDON: Pakistan and the United Kingdom signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for extradition of former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The UK is extraditing Dar on the legal basis for criminal offences and other cases. As per document, Pakistan will pay all the expenses on the transit of Ishaq Dar. ...

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Shoaib Akhtar slams trolls for attacking Sania Mirza

MANCHESTER: Former ace Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar has shut trolls after defending Shoaib Malik and his wife Sania Mirza’s amidst the recent backlash that the two had been facing over a viral video which showcased them and their kid Izhaan at a sheesha bar in Manchester. Sania and Shoaib saw ...

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Sarfaraz refuses to blame senior men for Pakistan’s troubles

MANCHESTER: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed refused to put the blame for his team’s defeat to India and poor World Cup on the senior players, saying all his squad needed to step up their game. Pakistan were outclassed with India making 336 for five and apart from a 104-run second-wicket partnership ...

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Boris Johnson far ahead in British PM contest

LONDON: Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct 31, surged closer to power, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. Three years since voting 52%-48% to leave the European Union, the United ...

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England look to continue dominance against spirited West Indies

SOUTHAMPTON: After a convincing 106-run victory over Bangladesh, England will be up against a vibrant West Indies unit in their fourth match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. After a shocking defeat to Pakistan, England aced every department against Bangladesh, as they first put up 386/6 on board ...

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Australia overpowered Sri Lanka in warm-up match

LONDON: Usman Khawaja did his World Cup prospects no harm as Australia overpowered Sri Lanka by five wickets in a warm-up match at Southampton. Khawaja, who appears to be vying for a place at number three with Shaun Marsh, made 89 in a total of 241 for five. The world ...

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Rohit Sharma need calmness, not desperation

LONDON: In an interview, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma says It’s the ultimate dream. Any kid growing up begins to nurture dreams in whatever sphere of life he or she aspires for. As a cricketer, growing up, the idea of playing in a World Cup, to be part of that team, to ...

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Breakup isn’t the answer, Zuckerberg says

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content. The Facebook co-founder’s defense of the leading social network came as it reported it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts ...

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Two UK carriers drop plans to sell Huawei’s 5G phone

LONDON: The recent decision by the US government to ban Huawei from using US technology is having some ripple effects far more than we envisage. A host of companies outside the US have cut ties with Huawei, the latest being ARM. These developments will, no doubt, have some effects on the company’s ...

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Khawaja struck on helmet by Russell bouncer

SOUTHAMPTON: Usman Khawaja has sent a scare through the Australia World Cup camp after being struck on the helmet while batting against West Indies in a warm-up match at Southampton. Khawaja went to hospital for scans on his jaw after suffering a nasty blow from an Andre Russell bouncer during ...

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