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Australia look for quick fix ahead of second India Test

Australia look for quick fix ahead of second India Test

ADELAIDE (AFP) – Australia skipper Tim Paine admitted there was little time to regroup after the first Test defeat to India, but said he had no doubt under-fire fast bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc would bounce back in Perth.The second Test starts on Friday with India full of confidence after their tense, 31-run win in Adelaide […]

Urea makers raise price for second time this month

Urea makers raise price for second time this month

KARACHI: Fertiliser manufacturers have raised urea price by another Rs50 to Rs1,650-1,670 per 50kg bag due to declining urea inventory. This is the second hike during the current month taking cumulative increase to Rs100 per bag. So far in the calendar year 2018 urea price at retail level has increased by Rs250/bag while retention price […]

General Elections 2018: Filing of nomination papers continues on second day

General Elections 2018: Filing of nomination papers continues on second day

ISLAMABAD;Filing of nomination papers by candidates contesting for the general elections 2018 has continued on the second day on Tuesday. The papers will be received until June 8 while names of the candidates will be published on the same date. The commission has constituted a central scrutiny cell for thorough scrutiny of nomination papers that […]

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif to meet Mahmood-ur-Rasheed for second time

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif to meet Mahmood-ur-Rasheed for second time

LAHORE;Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif will hold a second meeting with Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Mahmood-ur-Rasheed to decide the name of caretaker CM. Both will consult over the new names chosen by the government and opposition. Sources say that speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal, provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah and deputy […]

The second round of Pakistan-Portugal Bilateral Consultations was held in Islamabad

The second round of Pakistan-Portugal Bilateral Consultations was held in Islamabad

2nd Round of Bilateral Consultations between Pakistan and Portugal Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The second round of Pakistan-Portugal Bilateral Consultations was held in Islamabad. Additional Secretary (Europe) Zaheer A. Janjua led the Pakistan side, while the Portuguese delegation was headed by Ambassador Pedro Sanchez Da Costa Pereira, Director General for Foreign Policy, Ministry of the […]

India beat Pakistan by 203 runs in second U-19 World Cup 2018 semi-final

India beat Pakistan by 203 runs in second U-19 World Cup 2018 semi-final

U-19 World Cup 2018: India beat Pakistan by 203 runs in second U-19 World Cup semi-final Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The future stars of India on Tuesday beat Pakistan by 203 runs in the second U-19 World Cup semi-final match, being played at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval cricket ground. Pakistan will play for third position on […]

SC rejects Nawaz’s plea for clubbing NAB references for a second time

SC rejects Nawaz’s plea for clubbing NAB references for a second time

  BY.AZMAT ALI ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) in an in-chamber hearing on Thursday rejected former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s petition to club together the three references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against him. This was the second time that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader had sought the clubbing of NAB references […]

Persistent Pakistan manage to level second match with New Zealand

Persistent Pakistan manage to level second match with New Zealand

Pakistan rallied back well to level the their second match against New Zealand at the Wellington’s National Hockey Stadium in New Zealand, a press release issued by the Pakistan Hockey Federation stated. The green shirts drew 2-2 against the hosts, and are trailing 0-1 in the five-test series. A fairly even game was played from […]