PCB looses case to BCCI over damages sought for violating bilateral series contract

DUBAI: On Tuesday, the International Cricket Council’s Dispute Committee  dismissed the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over India’s refusal to play a bilateral cricket series. “The Dispute Panel formed under the Terms of Reference of the ICC Disputes Resolutions Committee (DRC), the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the outcome...

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Five narrowest wins in Test cricket

ABU DHABI: New Zealand´s dramatic win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday was one of the most unpredictable and exciting in living memory as the fortunes of the two sides appeared to swing with every session. The winning margin of just four runs was also the fifth narrowest in the history of Test cricket which...

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Pakistan summons US Charge d’affaires, lodges protest over Trump’s statements

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday,  the Foreign Office summoned the United States charge d'affaires in Pakistan to lodge a protest over the “unnecessary and baseless” allegations levelled against the country by US President Donald Trump. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua handed a letter of protest to Ambassador Paul Jones when he arrived at the Foreign Office. The letter  states, “No other country has sacrificed...

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Four killed in Chicago hospital shooting

An argument in a hospital parking lot escalated into a shooting that killed three people, including a police officer, in the United States city of Chicago on Monday. The violence only ended when police engaged in shootout with the gunman inside the Mercy Hospital. “We have four deceased individuals: police officer, two female staff employees at the hospital, and the...

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SC orders judicial commission to inspect bottled water companies

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered the inspection of Bottling Company while hearing a suo motu case at the Lahore registry against companies that sell bottled water. A report on the quality of bottled water submitted in court yesterday said that each company uses 90 million litres of water a day. There is no certified method...

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Pakistan a critical partner for US in South Asian strategy: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: Following  Prime Minister Imran Khan lashed out at President Donald Trump’s tirade against Pakistan, Pentagon on Tuesday asserted  that Pakistan is an important ally of United States in South Asia’s strategy. Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman and Director of Defense Press Operations for the U.S. Department of Defense, said this in an off camera news conference. Responding to...

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United Nations passes Pakistan’s resolution on right to self-determination

A key UN General Assembly’s committee Monday unanimously passed a Pakistani resolution, co-sponsored this year by a record 83 nations, reaffirming the right to self-determination for peoples who are subjected to colonial, foreign and alien occupation. Speaking to APP, the Pakistan envoy to UN said, "Adoption of the resolution reaffirms the inviolability of the right to self-determination for all peoples...

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Rehmatul-lil-Alameen (PBUH) conference begins in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, a two-day International Rahmatul-lil-Alameen (Peace Be Upon Him) Conference began at Jinnah Convention Centre in Islamabady, under the auspices of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony. The conference has been organised in connection with the countrywide celebration of 12th Rabiul Awwal, marking the birthday of Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). Prime Minster Imran Khan...

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