Agencies

  • PESHAWAR - Water and Power Develop­ment Authority (Wapda) Chairperson Muzammil Hus­sain has said the first unit of the Mohmand Dam will start operation by December 2025.” After the Tarbela Dam, the Mohmand Dam is expected to be the next big water pro­ject in the country and is ...

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  • Beijing - The number of new cases from China's coronavirus epidemic dropped for a third consecutive day on Sunday, as the World Health Organisation chief warned it was "impossible" to predict how the outbreak would develop. Global concern remains high about the spread of the virus, which first ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The year’s first nationwide polio vaccination drive is scheduled to start from Monday to vaccinate 39.6 million children under the age of five years across the country. According to an official of National Emergency Operations Centre, during the campaign, over 265,000 frontline ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi Sunday while praying for early recovery of Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Gilani said that his existence was a great source of encouragement for the people of Kashmir. In a video message, the foreign minister said ...

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  • ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia of managing the Libyan conflict at the “highest level,” local media reported Saturday as Ankara-Moscow tensions mount. "Russia is managing the war there right now at the highest level," Erdogan said, according to the ...

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  • Dubai - At least 31 people were killed in air strikes on Yemen Saturday, the United Nations said. The Tornado aircraft came down Friday in northern Al-Jawf province during an operation to support government forces, a rare shooting down that prompted operations. The deadly violence follows an ...

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  • ROTTERDAM                   -            A streaking Monfils unleashed a seven-game surge igniting a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Felix Auger-Aliassime to ...

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  • SOUTH AFRICA:T Bavuma b Rashid 49Q de Kock c Bairstow b Stokes 35Van der Dussen c Curran b Stokes 11H Klaasen c Stokes b Curran 66DA Miller not out 35D Pretorius c Buttler b Curran 11AL Phehlukwayo c Stokes b Wood 1BC Fortuin not out 0EXTRAS: (lb 5, w 9) 14TOTAL: (6 wkts, 20 overs) 222FOW: 1-84, ...

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  • DHAKA             -               Mushfiqur Rahim has been named in Bangladesh’s 16-man squad for the one-off Test against Zimbabwe even as the selectors left out all of Mahmudullah, Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain and Al-Amin ...

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  • LONDON                  -             Son Heung-min struck a stoppage-time winner after a dreadful error from Bjorn Engels as Tottenham Hotspur won 3-2 at Aston Villa on Sunday to move up to fifth in the Premier League. In ...

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  • MUNICH                   -           Countries with interests in Libya’s civil war recommitted themselves Sunday to uphold a barely working arms embargo, ...

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  • SOUTHAMPTON                 -                Matej Vydra’s stunning strike earned Burnley a 2-1 victory at Southampton to move them into ...

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  • DURBAN               -             England’s Tom Curran took two wickets with the last two balls of the match as they beat South Africa by two runs in an amazing ...

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  • ROTTERDAM              -             The good times kept on rolling for Felix Auger-Aliassime in Rotterdam on Saturday. His 7-6 (2), 6-4 victory over world No. 30 Pablo Carreño Busta in the semifinal made him the youngest ...

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  • MANCHESTER                  -              English champions Manchester City have been banned from European competition for the next two seasons and fined 30 million euros ($32.53 million) by European soccer’s ...

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  • PARIS                  -            France’s health minister has announced the first coronavirus death in Europe. Minister Agnes Buzyn says Saturday that “I was informed last night of the death of an 80-year-old ...

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  • LONDON             -              Enormous waves churned across the North Atlantic on Saturday as Britain braces for a second straight weekend of wild winter weather and flooding that’s already seen the army deployed to help out ...

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  • BEIJING-A fanatical runner jogged the equivalent of an ultra-marathon inside his small apartment as people in virus-hit China desperately try to keep fit while cooped up indoors.The country is at the centre of an outbreak of a new coronavirus, leaving more than 1,500 dead and sparking global alarm, ...

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  • BEIJING  -        The death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a “lack of transparency” from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic. Chinese officials ...

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  • LONDON                   -              Boris Johnson promised not so long ago that Sajid Javid would be his chancellor, in front of an audience ...

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  • MUNICH                      -              Germany’s president took an indirect swipe at U.S. President Donald Trump on ...

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  • ROTTERDAM                      -               Pablo Carreno Busta saved two match points on Friday to become the first ...

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  • ROTTERDAM                          -                 Pablo Carreno Busta saved two match ...

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  • DHAKA          -                   Bangladesh are likely to be without the services of both Soumya Sarkar and Al-Amin Hossain for the one-off Test against Zimbabwe later this month. While the absence of Sarkar, who will also miss ...

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  • NEW DELHI               -                 Delhi police have said London-based Indian bookmaker Sanjeev Chawla, who has been accused of involvement in a 2000 match-fixing scandal involving former South Africa captain ...

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  • TOKYO                 -               The World Health Organization (WHO) has told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that there is no case for cancelling or relocating the Tokyo 2020 Olympics over the ...

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  • MUMBAI                -                 Roger Federer will make his only appearance on clay this season at Roland Garros, his agent has told a news agency. The Swiss skipped the entire claycourt season in 2017 and 2018 ...

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  • LONDON            -          Seamer Lungi Ngidi defended seven runs in the final over to bowl South Africa to an unlikely one-run victory as England folded at the death in the first Twenty20 ...

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  • ROTTERDAM        -           Jannik Sinner struck 27 winners and closed out his first Top 10 victory in style on Thursday at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. The 18-year-old wild card overcame World No. 10 and 2017 runner-up David Goffin 7-6(7), 7-5 ...

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  • TOKYO           -         Japan on Thursday reported the first death from the fatal coronavirus, according to local media.  The deceased was said to be an 80-year-old Japanese woman, Kyodo News reported quoting the Health Ministry. “She had ...

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