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  • Lahore Amar Cables lift National Seniors Cup

    SIALKOT: Northern regions winners Lahore Amar Cables clinched the National Seniors Cup cricket title after sealing a five-wicket win over southern region champions Karachi Omar Assoc­iates in the floodlight final at the Faraz Sports Ground in Sialkot the other day...

    Set a modest target of 122 in 30 overs, Lahore Amar Cables romped home with more than 13 overs to spare with opener Jamshed Suleiman contributing 38 off 39 balls...

  • Jamshed stars as Amar Cables win National Seniors Cup

    KARACHI: Inspired by brilliant knock from Jamshed Salman, Amar Cables of Lahore defeated Karachi’s Gold Bridge Media by 49 runs to clinch the 17th National Seniors Cup cricket title at the Hussain Lawai Naya Nazimabad Cricket Stadium here on Sunday...

    On a dicey pitch, which gradually became tough for batsmen, Northern region champions Amar Cables did well to post a competitive total of 167-9 in the allotted 30 overs after Southern...

  • Amar Cables crowned as 17th Seniors Cup regional champions

    KARACHI: Bilal Khilji’s fine unbeaten century allowed Amar Cables to be crowned as the Northern Region champions of the 17th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2015 as they overcame Askari Greens by one wicket in a nail-biting final at the LCCA Ground in Lahore...

    Amar Cables will now be taking on Karachi Gold Bridge Media, the Southern region champions, in the National Seniors Cup Final, scheduled to be held at the Naya...

  • SC takes police, hospital administration to task over 10-year-old Amar Umer's death in 'encounter'

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday took the police and administration of a private hospital in Karachi to task over alleged negligence that led to the death of 10-year-old girl Amal Umer, who lost her life after being shot by policemen during an 'encounter' last month...

    The court also formed a two-member committee that would give recommendations for an inquiry into the minor's death
  • India could squeeze business to balance books

    NEW DELHI: India’s finance minister wants to present a credible budget this month with realistic targets for tax revenues and asset sales, people involved in the process say, but businesses may end up picking up much of the tab...

    Arun Jaitley is staring at a big revenue shortfall as India again misses an unrealistic target for raising cash from selling off state assets, while sliding commodity prices and exports have dented revenues
  • Books by Haqqi, wife launched

    KARACHI: Two Urdu books, Nawa-i-Saaz Shikan, a collection of ghazals by the late Shanul Haq Haqqi, and Shaheedan-i-Wafa Ka Khun Baha Kia by Salma Haqqi, were launched at the Arts Council on Friday evening...

  • INTERVIEW: READ ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?

    Alexi gives readers, wherever they are, access to the books that the world’s most admired writers and cultural figures are pulling most eagerly off their own shelves...

    Byatt and Peter Carey and other great writers such as John le Carré, Kamila Shamsie, Bret Easton Ellis, Ali Smith and Mohsin Hamid have all contributed to Alexi and are joined by many others in recommending books that have inspired them and inspire them still...

  • Sindh drafts law to regulate registration of papers, printing presses, books

    KARACHI: With the concurrent list abolished in the wake of the adoption of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, the Sindh government has drafted a law to regulate registration of newspapers, news agencies, printing presses and books that on paper appears to be tougher than the existing laws...

    The law — Sindh Press, Newspapers, News Agencies and Books Registration Act, 2017 — has reportedly been given a nod by the chief minister...

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