Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob set up International Squash Championship final

ISLAMABAD: Taking quite a huge step towards regaining the lost glory in the sport, Pakistan’s Farhan Zaman and compatriot Farhan Mehboob on Sunday overcame their high-ranked opponents in their respective semi-finals of the Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship here at Mushaf Squash Complex to set up all-Pakistan final. ...

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Don’t let america shun Pakistan, Sharif tasks diplomats

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked his diplomatic corps to make sure the United States does not shun Pakistan after Donald Trump takes over as president in January, The Nation has learnt. Senior officials at the Foreign Ministry said that Pakistan was aiming to win enough confidence of the ...

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Erdogan eyes Shanghai bloc after EU spat

ISTANBUL: President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted on Sunday as saying that Turkey did not need to join the European Union “at all costs” and could instead become part of a security bloc dominated by China, Russia and Central Asian nations. Nato member Turkey’s prospects of joining the EU look more ...

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Britain sends most aid money to Pakistan

LONDON: Britain increased its spending on overseas aid programmes in 2015, official data released on Thursday showed, with Pakistan and Ethiopia receiving the largest share of the money. Britain’s Department for International Development spent 12.1 billion pounds ($15 billion) last year, a rise of nearly 4 percent from $14.55 billion ...

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Pakistan, Turkey agree to bolster bilateral relationship

Mamnoon, Erdogan call for resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with will of Kashmiris ISLAMABAD – President Mamnoon Hussain and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to further expand the mutual cooperation between the two brotherly countries in diverse fields. They agreed to further deepen the existing cooperation in trade ...

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Nurse, Holder help WI defend 227 for bonus-point win

Nuwan Kulasekara said Sri Lanka’s batsmen are not used to facing bowlers with the height and bounce of Jason Holder HARARE: West Indies’ bowlers, led by Jason Holder and Ashley Nurse, defended 227 on a deteriorating pitch to register a bonus-point win here on Wednesday, their first against Sri Lanka ...

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Williamson keen on following attacking blueprint

CHRISTCHURCH:  The pitch is a vivid green, and the forecast is for rain, but bury caution, Kane Williamson said; “freedom” is his call to action with the bat. The reasoning is simple: it is what has worked for New Zealand at home, in the past. Thrashed in India, and beaten ...

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New Zealand search for first series win against Pakistan since 1985

CHRISTCHURCH: 12 Consecutive undefeated Test series for Pakistan against New Zealand (including one-off Tests) – they have won seven and drawn five. The only ongoing streak of undefeated Test series between two of the top eight teams is South Africa’s run of 15 unbeaten series against New Zealand. Australia also ...

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Chehlum of Shahada-e-Karbala on Nov 21

Karachi: In connection with the Chehlum of Shuhada-e-Karbala, a procession will be taken out on November 21 from Nishter Park to Hussainian Iranian Imam Bargah Kharadar. It will be mandatory to get stickers to be displayed on wind screen of their vehicles. It said that the Law Enforcement Agencies, District ...

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