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Peshawar girl to represent country in US Open U-15 squash

Peshawar girl to represent country in US Open U-15 squash

PESHAWAR:In what can best be described as an honour for the country, a junior squash player Laiba Ijaz Ahmad hailing from Peshawar will represent Pakistan in the US Junior Open Squash Championship to be held from December 15 to 18 in Boston, Massachusetts.At least 9,000 players from all over the world compete to qualify for […]

Yemen war rivals double down as UN talks open

Yemen war rivals double down as UN talks open

RIMBO (AFP) – Yemen s government and rebels, locked in a devastating war, traded accusations Thursday as they sat down for hard-won talks the United Nations described as “difficult” but “critical”.The talks in Sweden are the first in two years, in a conflict between a pro-government military coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, and Iran-backed Huthi insurgents […]

Azerbaijan offers Pakistan open oil credit facility

Azerbaijan offers Pakistan open oil credit facility

ISLAMABAD: Azerbaijan has offered Pakistan an open credit line of $100 million for the purchase of petroleum products without any sovereign guarantees, an offer, though small, will help ease some pressure on Pakistan’s fast dwindling foreign currency reserves.Pakistan is currently facing extensive pressure on its balance of payments and is going to negotiate a bailout package […]

Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

HANOI:Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by a controversial cybersecurity law.Critics of the law, which takes effect on January 1, 2019, say it gives Hanoi more power to crack down on dissent because it would require Facebook, Google and other […]

Video of mother demanding PIA crew to open plane door for ‘unconscious’ baby goes viral

Video of mother demanding PIA crew to open plane door for ‘unconscious’ baby goes viral

A video of a baby who had allegedly fallen unconscious due to faulty air conditioning in a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight was shared on social media and TV channels on Wednesday, prompting the national carrier’s spokesperson to take notice. The video shows a woman — presumed to be the mother of the infant — […]

Civilian injured as troops open fire on protesters in Shopian

Civilian injured as troops open fire on protesters in Shopian

SRINAGAR; In occupied Kashmir, a youth was critically injured after Indian troops opened fire on protesters during a cordon and search operation in Shopian district, reported Kashmir Media Service. The troops laid a siege around Daramdora area of the district and started door-to-door searches. Youth of the area staged demonstrations against the operation and pelted the […]

Simona Halep Beats Sharapova To Reach Italian Open Final

Simona Halep Beats Sharapova To Reach Italian Open Final

Simona Halep profited from a miserable day on serve for Maria Sharapova to reach the Italian Open final with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 defeat of the five-time Grand Slam winner.The Romanian world number one will bid for the title on Sunday against Elina Svitolina in a repeat of last year´s final won by the Ukrainian.Svitolina […]

Ireland open to Pakistan tour if ‘stars align’

Ireland open to Pakistan tour if ‘stars align’

Ireland are open to touring Pakistan if “all the stars align,” the chief executive of men s Test cricket s newest nation has said.The Irish made their Test debut with a highly creditable five-wicket loss to Pakistan at Malahide Cricket Club, Dublin concluded Tuesday.After being made to follow-on, Ireland reduced Pakistan to 14 for three to give […]

The 11th Barcelona Open Title Secured By Tennis Star Nadal

The 11th Barcelona Open Title Secured By Tennis Star Nadal

Rafael Nadal won the 11th Barcelona Open Title against Greek juvenile Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final this Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard won his 11th Monte Carlo Masters last weekend also without dropping a set. Sunday’s victory reinforced his status as the overwhelming favourite to lift the French Open for an 11th time in June. It was […]

Belt and Road Initiative, Air University to organize LifeCon 2018 on January 15,16

Belt and Road Initiative, Air University to organize LifeCon 2018 on January 15,16

Two-day International conference LIFECON 2018, on life sciences and health system engineering, with the theme: “Belt and Road Initiative- Collaborating for a better future”, will be organized by Fazaia Medical College, Air University, on 15th & 16th January 2018 at the Auditorium of Air University, E9, Islamabad. ISLAMABAD (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The Two-day International conference […]

Open trails for Pakistan youth (U-16) girls Netball team

Open trails for Pakistan youth (U-16) girls Netball team

Islamabad(Sports Desk) Mudassar Arain, President, PNF has informed that the open trails for Pakistan Youth (U-16) Girls Netball team will be held on 13th / 14th January 2018 (4.00 pm) at PSB Coaching Center, Karachi for the preparation of International Youth Girls Netball Series against Singapore from 27th to 29th March 2018 at Singapore. The […]