Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Huawei to set up regional headquarters in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Vice President of Huawei Group Mark Xueman Wednesday said his company would set up a regional headquarters in Islamabad at a cost of $55 million, which would create job opportunities for local young engineers. The leading Chinese mobile phone company would invest total $100 million in Pakistan during the ...

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Similar drama since 2001: India on Hafiz Saeed arrest

NEW DELHI: India has dismissed the latest arrest of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba founder Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan as yet another “drama” – just a day after United States President Donald Trump tweeted to claim credit for it. After a ten year search, the so-called “mastermind” of the Mumbai Terror attacks has been arrested ...

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Fakhar Zaman joins Glamorgan Cricket county

MANCHESTER: Pakistan’s hard hitting opening batsman Fakhar Zaman has joined the Glamorgan Cricket county for the upcoming Vitality Blast campaign. Zaman, who was part of Pakistan’s recently concluded World Cup 2019 campaign, would be available for Glamorgan’s opening eight matches in the competition. Zaman sign up comes as a replacement ...

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Kartarpur Corridor: US encourages Pakistan-India talks

WASHINGTON: United States Department of State Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus, in a recent press briefing, welcomed the initiative of the Kartarpur Corridor between Pakistan and India for facilitating Sikh pilgrims. Ortagus, while responding to a journalist who asked U.S. comments on the Kartarpur Corridor between Pakistan and India, stated that it ...

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Pakistan to pay gold mining firm $6bn fine

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will have to pay almost $6 billion in damages to a foreign gold mining firm whose dig was shut down by the government in 2011, the World Bank said on Sunday. The consortium Tethyan Copper company – of which Canadian gold firm Barrick and Chile’s Antofagasta Minerals control 37.5 ...

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England crowned world champions

LONDON: England won their maiden Cricket World Cup title in dramatic circumstances on Sunday at historic Lord’s Cricket Ground. The match went into a Super Over, following a tie in the final after Eoin Morgan’s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand’s 241-8. The Super Over ...

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Pakistan win Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London

LONDON: Pakistan may have failed to make it to the semifinals of the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup, but the country’s lawmakers fared better than their counterparts from six other countries to win the first Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London on Friday. The four-day tournament had begun on Tuesday with lawmakers ...

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Babar Azam admits other teams were better prepared

KARACHI: Pakistan batsman Babar Azam admits other teams were better prepared for the World Cup than the Men in Green. “Unfortunately we couldn’t perform well in the first match because of that,” he said while addressing the media on Tuesday. The star batsman was happy with his side’s performance against the ...

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No apology as team’s World Cup performance: Sarfraz

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed has said that there is no need for him to apologise for their performances in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, saying his team worked hard to get the right results in England. Addressing a press conference in Karachi after Pakistan team’s return ...

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Pakistan thrashed Bangladesh by 94 runs, Afridi takes 6

LONDON: Pakistan thrashed Bangladesh by 94 runs on Friday but their bid to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals came to end. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s team needed to break the record one-day international margin of victory to have a chance of leapfrogging New Zealand into the top four in their last ...

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