Tuesday , 25 April 2017

Aqeel overcomes Abid, wins tennis crown

LAHORE: Top seed Aqeel Khan won the first Sheharyar Malik National Grass Courts Tennis Championships by defeating Mohammad Abid in the three-set final at the Punjab Lawn Tennis Association court in Bagh-i-Jinnah here on Wednesday. Aqeel wrapped up the final with the score being 3-6, 6-0, 6-4 and pocketed a …

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Universe boss’ Gayle reaches 10,000-run landmark in T20s

MUMBAI: West Indies batsman Chris Gayle proved he remains a bowlers’ nightmare after becoming the first player to reach 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket, going past the milestone during a match-winning blitz in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. Swashbuckling Gayle, 37, who plies his trade across the world’s Twenty20 …

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SBP mulls anti-cybercrime technology

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is currently studying blockchain technology solution model to be adopted by central and commercial banks, as banks the world over try to keep electronic financial transactions protected from cybercrimes, said SBP’s Executive Director-Banking Supervision Group, Inayat Hussain, on Wednesday. With blockchain technology, contracts …

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Current account deficit widened 2.6 times in July-March

KARACHI: The current account deficit for the first nine months of 2016-17 rose to $6.13 billion, which is 2.6 times higher than the deficit recorded a year ago. The deficit in July-March is double the negative current account balance recorded in 2015-16, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on …

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Stocks notch biggest-ever intraday swing on eve of Panamagate verdict

KARACHI: The mood swings of investors at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Wednesday triggered what turned out to be the highest-ever intraday volatility since the inception of the benchmark KSE 100-share index back in the early nineties. With the announcement of the Panamagate case verdict due today, nervous investors …

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Shipping authorities deny hijacked vessel belongs to Pakistan

KARACHI: Represen­ta­tives of the ports and shipping and mercantile marine departments said on Wed­nes­day that there was no cargo vessel or fishing boat registered in their record by the name of Salama-1. The statement comes days after reports of a Pakistani vessel getting hijacked by Somali pirates started doing the …

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JI, JUI-F renege on resolution against lynching

ISLAMABAD: A day after the National Assembly resolved to insert safeguards into the blasphemy law, the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) and the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) reneged on their commitment. On Tuesday, the lower house had unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the brutal murder of Abdul Wali Khan University student Mashal Khan on …

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Absence of ministers again annoys Senate chairman

ISLAMABAD: Days after the prime minister’s directions to his cabinet members to accord priority to parliamentary business after Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani threatened to resign in protest against what he called efforts to demean the upper house of parliament, absence of ministers and lack of responses to questions put by …

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India summons Pakistani official over Jadhav case

NEW DELHI: India’s external affairs ministry summoned on Wednesday the Pakistani deputy high commissioner on the issue of the death sentence handed down to Kulbhushan Jadhav by a military tribunal in Pakistan and made a fresh demand for consular access to the Indian national. The ministry’s officials met Syed Haider …

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Najia Baig Is Doing Now A Days Exclusive Video

Najia Baig Is Doing Now A Days Exclusive Video

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