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Sick of ball tampering talk’ – Paine focuses on India challenge

Sick of ball tampering talk’ – Paine focuses on India challenge

ADELAIDE (AFP) – Australia skipper Tim Paine says he is sick of all the ball-tampering talk and it is time to move on and focus on halting powerhouse India from winning their first Test series Down Under.The scandal in March has haunted Australian cricket, with Steve Smith and David Warner banned and a swathe of […]

American woman’s marriage with Sialkoti boy becomes talk of town

American woman’s marriage with Sialkoti boy becomes talk of town

(Web Desk) – Social media has blurred lines between real and virtual world opening more avenues to reach out to people. A prime example of making the most of living in a more connected world was witnessed when a 41-year-old American woman traveled all the way to Pakistan to marry a 21-year-old boy from Sialkot.Since, […]

Tech talk: Housing for all

Tech talk: Housing for all

Imagine a house that you could just pack up and move between cities or countries. Sounds too good to be true? Not if you believe ModulusTech, a Karachi-based startup, which is claiming to offer exactly that. To be clear, the house in question is not your usual double-storey bungalow with a backyard and verandah. It’s […]

Bilawal is getting his first chance, but will he walk the talk?

Bilawal is getting his first chance, but will he walk the talk?

Ever since becoming party head in 2012, Bilawal has been asserting in his speeches that his is a progressive party, a way forward. He repeatedly talks up the need to continue his mother’s mission to serve the people. Bhutto supporters and PPP voters took Bilawal as a new star, expecting him to strive for a […]

Nawaz’s ‘Saudi visit plan’ talk of the town

Nawaz’s ‘Saudi visit plan’ talk of the town

LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for Saudi Arabia to meet dignitaries there, a media report suggests. It was informed that ruling PML-N head Mr Sharif is likely to depart for the Gulf kingdom within 48 hours, the report said quoting family sources. A party source said Nawaz may leave on Saturday. His […]

Despite tough talk, Turkey caught between US and Russia in Syria

Despite tough talk, Turkey caught between US and Russia in Syria

By Reuters ISTANBUL:  Turkish calls for tough action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after US missile strikes on one of his airbases may overestimate Washington’s appetite for deeper involvement in Syria’s war and threaten Ankara’s fragile rapprochement with Russia. Within hours of the US cruise missile strikes, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan described the action as […]

CHINA’S NUCLEAR ENVOY IN SEOUL AMID TALK OF TRUMP ACTION AGAINST N KOREA

CHINA’S NUCLEAR ENVOY IN SEOUL AMID TALK OF TRUMP ACTION AGAINST N KOREA

SEOUL/TOKYO – A Chinese envoy arrives in South Korea on Monday to discuss North Korea’s increasingly defiant weapons programme as a US Navy strike group heads to the region amid concerns Pyongyang may be readying a fresh nuclear test. North Korea marks several major anniversaries this month and often marks the occasions with major tests […]

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut Web Desk Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub, in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose on Tuesday on expectations that an OPEC-led production cut to prop up the market could be […]

What we talk about when we talk about harassment

What we talk about when we talk about harassment

What we talk about when we talk about harassment Sindhu Abassi March 08, 2017 ENTERTAINMENT I remember his face clearly. I was eight years old, or maybe nine. My mother had brought me on a routine trip to the Sunday market for grocery shopping. As she haggled for a better price, I stood in silence […]