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India women cricketers blast opening stand record

India women cricketers blast opening stand record

By AFP NEW DELHI:  India openers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut put on a record one-day international 320-run partnership as their country routed Ireland. The mammoth stand was the best in women’s cricket and surpassed the men’s ODI record for an opening partnership of 286 between Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga against England […]

Trump welcomes Egypt’s Sisi amid questions on rights record

Trump welcomes Egypt’s Sisi amid questions on rights record

By AFP WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump meets his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Washington on Monday, welcoming a strongman leader who has faced harsh criticism for his human rights record. For Sisi, the first foreign leader to congratulate Trump following his surprise election victory, the Oval Office meeting will have special meaning – he […]

506-point rally tosses index to record 49,372

506-point rally tosses index to record 49,372

KARACHI: The bulls were back with a vengeance on Wednesday which saw the benchmark KSE-100 index power past the 49,000-resistance level to gain 506 points (1.04 per cent) and settle at the all-time high 49,372 points. Investors remained positive in index-heavyweights, MCB Bank rose 3.59pc, Fauji Fertiliser 3.63pc, United Bank 2.02pc, Hub Power 2.57pc and […]

Musharraf served notice to record statement in Karsaz bombing probe

Musharraf served notice to record statement in Karsaz bombing probe

KARACHI: Former president Pervez Musharraf was on Wednesday served a notice pertaining to the investigations of Karsaz tragedy. The notice was sent to the former president by an official of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), who has been investigating the tragic Karsaz bombing, which had targeted a motorcade carrying former premier Benazir Bhutto, leaving at […]