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  • India agrees to visit Pakistan for Davis Cup tie in September

    NEW DELHI: India’s tennis team will travel to Pakistan for their Davis Cup tie, the country’s governing body chief confirmed on Monday, despite strained relations between the nations...

    The All India Tennis Association (AITA) said the government had no issues with the players crossing the border for the Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie to be held in Islamabad...

  • England to tour Pakistan in September for T20s and Tests

    England will tour Pakistan in September for the first time in 17 years to play seven Twenty20 and three Test matches, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Tuesday...

    England pulled out of their Pakistan tour last year soon after New Zealand had abandoned their tour of the South Asian country over security concerns...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Time and again ethnic violence has caused unrest in various parts of the country...

    Ethnic disturbances in Sindh first began in 1952 when, during an Ashura procession, some rumours created tensions between Sindhi and Urdu speaking residents and an infuriated crowd burnt down a police station...

  • India’s MCX to launch gold options in September

    PANAJI: India’s Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) will launch the country’s first gold options contract in September allowing even smaller players in the bullion industry an instrument to hedge their risk, a senior company official told Reuters...

    “Somewhere around end September we will launch gold options...

  • India central bank chief Rajan to step down in September

    MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has faced criticism from members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party for not lowering interest rates enough, said on Saturday he would step down when his term ends on Sept 4...

    In an unexpected move Rajan, a former chief economist at the IMF who has been popular with foreign investors for his efforts to tackle inflation and clean up massive bad loans at state-run...

  • US, India to hold first ‘2+2 dialogue’ in September

    WASHINGTON: The United States and India will hold their inaugural “2+2 Dialogue” in New Delhi on September 6, the State Department announced on Friday...

    Pompeo and Secretary of Defence James Mattis will participate in the dialogue while Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman will represent India...

  • Top officials of CA, ECB to visit in September and October

    LAHORE: Cricket Australia (CA) Chairman Earl Edings and Chief Executive Kevin Roberts will visit Pakistan from Sept 16-18 while England and Wales Cricket Board Chief Executive and a director will visit Pakistan in October...

    A surplus budget of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the remaining ten months of the fiscal year 2019-20 was also approved while a nomination committee has also been formed to recommend independent...

  • Sri Lanka team to tour Pakistan in September in first visit since 2009 attack

    Sri Lanka's cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack on the team brought top international games in the country to a standstill, officials said on Monday...

    Leading cricket nations have shunned playing in Pakistan since the 2009 assault, in which gunmen ambushed the Sri Lankan team bus en route to the Lahore stadium, wounding at least seven players...

  • India and Pakistan: Here's the history the government is hiding from us

    Secular liberal fascists in both India and Pakistan have for long been distorting the history of the region...

    One of their worst acts in this context has been the way they have managed to repress and even wipe out the names of men who are more vital and relevant historical figures than the ones found in the textbooks of India and Pakistan...

  • Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha on September 13

    KARACHI: The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 13, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced after no reports were received of credible sighting of the Zilhaj moon on Friday...

    "We have reached a consensus that the moon for Zilhaj was not sighted, and Eidul Azha will now be celebrated across the country on September 13," said the chairman of Ruet-i-Hilal Committee... ...

  • Trade deficit surges on, September data shows

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit widened nearly 30 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday...

    09 billion between July and September from $7bn over the previous year...

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