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  • Kamran labels Waqar as ‘failed’ head coach

    LAHORE: Kamran Akmal on Thursday accused Waqar Younis of damaging Pakistan cricket, while adding the ex-skipper was not able to guide team to success during his two separate tenures as the head coach...

    Reiterating his point, the disgruntled Kamran said that in his enthusiasm to ‘experiment’, the fast bowling great sidelined important players, which put the national team lagging behind by two to three years
  • Clarke labels Harris one of the best

    LONDON: Test captain Michael Clarke labelled Ryan Harris “as good as anyone who has played for Australia” after the fast bowler announced his retirement on Saturday because of injury...

    The 35-year-old quit the squad four days before the first Ashes test against England in Cardiff after scans on his injury-prone knee showed he would need another lengthy recovery
  • IOC labels Rio most perfect imperfect Games

    LAUSANNE: The Rio de Janeiro Olympics may not have been perfect but organisers exceeded expectations given the political and economic situation in the South American country, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday...

    Rio, the first Olympic host city on the continent, had to grapple with a protracted political crisis, the worst recession in more than 80 years and a string of organisational problems due to a lack of cash
  • Beverage firms told not to use ‘energy’ on drink labels

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Tuesday warned all energy drink manufacturers to use new labels for their product as per the authority’s directions...

    The notice, available with Dawn, states that the PFA scientific panel had given eight months to the beverage industry to change the word “energy” on labels of their products, and instead say “stimulant”...

  • Twitter labels Trump tweets as 'unsubstantiated' for first time

    Twitter labelled two of Donald Trump's tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims on Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the United States President over truth-defying posts...

    Trump's tweets contended without evidence that mail-in voting would lead to fraud and a "Rigged Election
  • Facebook labels state-controlled media posts

    Facebook later this year will begin adding similar labels to ads by such news outlets, blocking them entirely ahead of the US presidential election in November “to provide an extra layer of protection against various types of foreign influence in the public debate,” according to Gleicher...

    Labels will appear globally in Facebook’s advertising library and on pages...

  • NAB chairman to address complaints directly

    ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal on Monday directed all nine regional headquarters of the bureau that no complaints would be rejected or approved without his consent...

    However, according to the NAB spokesman, the chairman had now decided that only he would approve or reject the complaints and make the CV system more effective and transparent to promptly redress grievances of the...

  • FBR gets new chairman

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday appointed Dr Muhammad Irshad as new chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)...

    The position became vacant after incumbent chairman Nisar Khan reached the retirement age...

  • SC grills FBR chairman over Panamagate

    Presenting himself before a five-member larger bench of the apex court, FBR Chairman Muhammad Irshad told the court that notices were issued to 343 individuals following the Panama Papers leaks...

    "The owners of 39 companies are not Pakistani residents and 59 people denied ownership of offshore companies," the chairman elaborated...

  • PAC summons FBR chairman over cigarette tax tiers

    ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned the chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) today (Thursday) after the board ignored its proposal to withdraw the third tier of taxes on cigarettes in the 2018-19 budget...

    The FBR has retained the third tier and set aside stakeholder recommendations calling for the restoration of a two tier tax system, even though the PAC believed that the new system was causing low...

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