Tuesday , 25 April 2017

Brazil blitz hapless Argentina in 3-0 win

SAO PAULO: Brazil dealt Argentina’s hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals a serious blow on Thursday with a resounding 3-0 win that dropped the world’s top-ranked side into sixth place in the 10-team South American qualifying group. First half goals from Philippe Coutinho and Neymar were followed by …

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New Zealand Women beat Pakistan Women, lead ODI series 2-0

New Zealand Women defeated Pakistan Women in the second of the five-match ODI series on Friday to take their lead to 2-0. A century from New Zealand all-rounder Amy Satterthwaite guided the hosts to a 60-run win using Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-shortened match at Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln. …

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England cricketers wear ‘poppies with pride’ despite ongoing FIFA spat

RAJKOT: England’s cricketers wore their “poppies with pride” on Friday as the national football team headed for a collision with FIFA over the commemorative flowers. Alastair Cook’s men wore the red flower symbol, which honours war dead, on the right collar of their shirts and held a minute’s silence before …

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Leonard Cohen, rock music’s poetic visionary, dies at age 82

Leonard Cohen, rock music’s man of letters whose songs fused religious imagery with themes of redemption and sexual desire, earning him critical and popular acclaim, has died at age 82, a statement on his Facebook page said. “It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, …

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One should do all the different things that keep them going: Adnan Malik

LAHORE: Adnan Malik is a rising star to say the least. He recently made his acting debut opposite none other than Mahira Khan in Sadqay Tumhare but that is not to say the drama was his big break in the industry. Aside from modelling, Malik has donned the hat of …

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Trump will be the worst US President: RR Martin

Game Of Thrones author George RR Martin says America has elected the “worst” President ever. “(Donald) Trump was the least qualified candidate ever nominated by a major party for the Presidency. Come January, he will become the worst President in American history and a dangerously unstable player on the world …

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The Weeknd and model Bella Hadid part ways

Model Bella Hadid and singer The Weeknd have reportedly called it quits. According to eonline.com, the Grammy winner and the model have split up for the second time, the first being last December. Bieber, Gaga win at MTV Europe Music awards; Bruno Mars; Green Day shine Details about what led …

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Blast kills govt official in southeast Turkey

A bomb blast in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority southeast has killed a local government official and wounded at least two other people, authorities said Friday. The explosion that state-run Anadolu news agency blamed on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) tore through the area near a government building in Derik on Thursday. …

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Day 1 in Trump’s America was as horrifying as you imagined

The Russian military said Friday it has evidence of the use of chemical weapons by rebels in Syria’s besieged eastern city of Aleppo. “Experts from the Russian defence ministry have found unexploded artillery ammunition belonging to terrorists which contains toxic substances,” the military said in a statement. “After rapid analysis …

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Nadra official remanded to FIA custody for issuing fake ID to Sharbat Gula

PESHAWAR: A court in Peshawar remanded on Friday an official of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), for his alleged involvement in issuing a fake Pakistani identity card to Afghan woman Sharbat Gula. Assistant Director Nadra, Emad, after being produced in court was handed …

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