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International cricket struggles as T20 nomads chase white ball gold

International cricket struggles as T20 nomads chase white ball gold

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Asian nations are clamping down on the number of Twenty20 leagues players can compete in as global cricket chiefs struggle to regulate the format s phenomenal rise. But with stars like West Indies batsman Chris Gayle and England s Ben Stokes making fortunes in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Australia s Big Bash […]

No illusions as Iran nuclear deal countries look to future without U.S.

No illusions as Iran nuclear deal countries look to future without U.S.

VIENNA:Nations that remain in the Iran nuclear deal meet on Friday for the first time since U.S. President Donald Trump left the pact, but diplomats see limited scope to salvage it after Washington vowed to be tougher than ever on Tehran. British, Chinese, French, German and Russian officials will try to flesh out with Iran’s […]

Buttler grateful for Warne guidance as England Test recall looms

Buttler grateful for Warne guidance as England Test recall looms

LONDON :Australia may regret Shane Warne s latest encouragement of a talented English cricketer if Jos Buttler s return to Test duty proves a success. Buttler was the eye-catching choice when new England national selector Ed Smith named his first Test squad for the series opener with Pakistan at Lord s on Thursday. Although widely regarded as one […]

Amir proves his fitness as Pakistan draw final warm-up match

Amir proves his fitness as Pakistan draw final warm-up match

LONDON:Mohammad Amir appeared to prove his fitness as Pakistan drew their final warm-up match ahead of the start of their two-Test series against England. A two-day game against Leicestershire was always likely to end in a draw and that was the case as the Midlands county finished on 226 for six in reply to Pakistan s […]

Bin Qasim to take three more days to repair, K-electric informs as load-shedding worsens

Bin Qasim to take three more days to repair, K-electric informs as load-shedding worsens

Karachi:Duration of load-shedding in Karachi fails to decrease as Bin Qasim power plant still needs three more days to repair according to a presser by K-Electric.Last week, power outages surged due to a technical fault in Bin Qasim power plant. K-Electric had promised to repair the plant by 20th May.Load-shedding in areas like Korangi, Federal […]

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

With the issuance of latest heatwave alert for Karachi, citizens of the coastal city have been advised to take precautionary measures during rising temperatures that have coincided with the first week of the holy month of Ramazan. The heatwave advisory has warned that temperatures are likely to cross 40 degree Celsius. People have been advised […]

PR ​French Tour operators invited to promote Pakistan as a preferred tourist destination

PR ​French Tour operators invited to promote Pakistan as a preferred tourist destination

Paris : Inauguration ceremony of the special Tourist Information Counter established at the Embassy of Pakistan, Paris to facilitate and encourage French tourists was held in Paris yesterday. A website titled “Decouvrez le Pakistan” to promote Pakistan tourism in the French language was also launched on the occasion. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the Ambassador of […]

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

KUALA LUMPUR :Malaysia’s 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad said he expects to stay as prime minister for up to two years and vowed not to cut any deals to keep his predecessor out of jail for alleged corruption. Mahathir told the Wall Street Journal he would be in power for one to two years — […]

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. It was the highest Palestinian single-day death toll since a series of protests dubbed the “Great March of Return” began […]

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounded at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, medics said, and protesters streamed to the frontier for the climax of a six-week demonstration as the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. Protests were expected to escalate during the day, the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding, as loudspeakers […]

Sindh Is Being Treated As Step Mother: Murad Ali Shah

Sindh Is Being Treated As Step Mother: Murad Ali Shah

Chief Minister Sindh has said that budget for education has been increased as compared to last year, Sindh is being treated as step-mother, he added. Addressing a post budget conference, Syed Murad Ail Shah said he has been doing post budget conferences since last 8 years, present assembly’s tenure will end by May 28 Criticizing […]

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