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  • Saudi abandons Islamic calendar for govt pay

    RIYADH: Saudi government workers will be paid according to the Gregorian calendar instead of the Islamic Hijri calendar, making the working month longer as part of cost-cutting measures, newspapers reported Monday...

    The change, approved by cabinet last week, brings civil service pay in line with the government's January-December fiscal year, the Arab News and Saudi Gazette reported...

  • Convicts serving jail term for failure to pay fine will still pay: SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Sup­reme Court on Friday held that the amount of fine can still be recovered from a convict even if he has undergone additional sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine...

    “A sentence of imprisonment in default of payment of fine is only a punishment for non-payment of fine and it is not a substitute for the sentence of fine,” observed Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa in a judgement he authored
  • Dortmund slip, Hertha soar in Bundesliga

    BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund salvaged a 3-3 draw at lowly Ingolstadt, while Hertha Berlin kept its dream start going by moving joint-top in the Bundesliga on Saturday...

    Christian Pulisic, a second-half substitute, scored one and set up another to prevent Dortmund from slumping to their third defeat of the season
  • Stocks slip again amidst selling on gains

    Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index losing 77 points to close at 42,666...

    As politics remained the main distraction of the day, with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif appearing before accountability court and holding a press conference, trading remained low and selective, analysts at Elixir Securities said
  • United slip lets Aguero send Man City clear, Batshuayi inspires Chelsea

    LONDON: Manchester United fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday as Pep Guardiola’s free-scoring Manchester City moved five points clear at the Premier League summit...

    Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre scored at the John Smith’s Stadium to give Huddersfield a first win over United since 1952 and condemn Jose Mourinho’s side to their first loss of the campaign
  • Stocks slip 431 points on profit-taking

    KARACHI: Stocks tumbled on Friday as the benchmark KSE-100 index fell 431 points to close at 49,527 on thin investor participation...

    The gains seen earlier in the week fizzled out in the closing days, confirming the ‘dead cat bounce’, a temporary rally caused by speculators who were covering their positions
  • Don’t let this moment of opportunity slip away, IMF warns Pakistan

    KARACHI: In a wide-ranging conversation with Dawn, the Resident Representative of the IMF to Pakistan followed up on the fund’s warning that the macroeconomic stability earned through stabilisation in the past three years needs to be used to make these gains more permanent...

    “The moment of opportunity earned through the stabilisation programme is a hard-earned opportunity to advance deeper structural transformation of the economy to...
  • Spieth, Koepka slip back as rain halts play in Open

    SOUTHPORT: Overnight joint leaders Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka both dropped shots on the front nine in their second round at the British Open on Friday before play was halted by heavy rain...

    With torrential downpours on the north-west English coast leaving some greens waterlogged, play was temporarily suspended just after 5:30pm (1630 GMT)
  • Broad wary of letting Ashes lead slip

    LONDON: Stuart Broad believes England’s recent history will help the side guard against complacency when they head into Thursday’s second Ashes Test at Lord’s 1-0 up in the five-match series...

    England confounded many pre-series predictions with a 169-run victory over Australia in the first Test at Cardiff’s Sophia Gardens on Saturday — a win completed with more than a day to spare
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