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Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

By AFP Relatives of inmates wait for news of their loved ones outside the Cadereyta state prison after a riot broke out at the prison, in Cadereyta Jimenez, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico October 10, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS/Daniel BecerrilMONTERREY:  Mexican security forces used lethal force Tuesday to put down a prison riot in clashes that […]

BCB turns down PCB’s invitation to tour Pakistan

BCB turns down PCB’s invitation to tour Pakistan

AGENCIES UPDATED ABOUT 2 HOURS AGO  DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has turned down an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a tour before July this year. In an attempt to bring international cricket back to the country, the PCB had invited Bangladesh for a two-­match T20 series to take place later this […]

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track AFP The historic armoury is moved by workers.— AFP MYSORE: Dozens of workers are using cranes and jacks to shove and push a 1,000-tonne, 18th century armoury to make way for a new rail track in a southern Indian state. The armoury was one of the […]

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV AAFP March 08, 2017 HEALTH Mélanie Ségard. Photo courtesy Unapei PARIS: A Frenchwoman with Down´s Syndrome will realise her “dream” by presenting the prime time weather bulletin on French television next week, an advocacy group for the disabled said on Wednesday. Melanie Segard, 21, will […]

Suspect gunned down in a shootout: Karachi Police

Suspect gunned down in a shootout: Karachi Police

KARACHI: At least one suspect was gunned down by Counter Terrorism Department near Bagh, Korangi early Saturday morning. According to police, a suspect, Waseem, wanted in a number of criminal cases was killed in a shootout. Meanwhile, rescue sources informed that one person was reportedly injured due to bullet wound at Malir Halt; from Lyari […]

Arthur underlines players’ ‘resilience’ despite hammering Down Under

Arthur underlines players’ ‘resilience’ despite hammering Down Under

KARACHI: In the aftermath of Pakistan’s latest Test series drubbing Down Under, head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the resilience of his charges can’t be questioned, while insisting the experience of playing in Australia will hold them in good stead. In an exclusive interview with Dawn, Arthur expressed his anguish at the outcome of […]

ITF turns down Iran’s request to move Davis Cup tie against Pakistan to neutral venue

ITF turns down Iran’s request to move Davis Cup tie against Pakistan to neutral venue

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tennis Federation has claimed that the International Tennis Federation has turned down a request from Tennis Federation of Iran to move Pakistan vs Iran Davis Cup tie to a neutral venue. The TFI last week had requested ITF to move the tie outside Pakistan as Iranian players were reluctant to visit Pakistan […]