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  • FIFA hires crisis consultants as first official extradited to US

    ZURICH: Swiss authorities extradited to the United States the first of seven current and former FIFA officials arrested in a corruption investigation while world football’s governing body hired a New York-based crisis communications firm to help handle multinational probes and try to restore its tarnished image...

    Swiss authorities did not name the extradited official, but the news came six days after a source told Reuters that Jeffrey...
  • Consultants oppose piped gas to ‘uneconomical’ categories

    ISLAMABAD: Independent consultants appointed on the instructions of the government have recommended limiting the expansion of piped-natural gas to uneconomical consumer categories and replacing it with cylindered-gas to contain huge energy losses amid scarce domestic resources...

    The consultants were of the opinion that this level of system losses was too high...

  • Hefty payout to consultants displeases CJP

    LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday expressed displeasure at hefty amount being paid to foreign consultants engaged for Punjab Saaf Pani Company and huge salaries paid to its officials...

    “Who are these consultants and for what purpose they have been hired,” the chief justice asked company CEO retired Capt Muhammad Usman...

  • Wapda faces resistance over plan to hire local consultants for dam construction

    LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) is facing resistance from the quarters concerned in the federal government over its plan to hire local consultants for supervising and the execution of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams’ projects, it has been learnt...

    The opposition started from the relevant ministries after Wapda finally decided in principle to give the lead role to local consultants instead of international...

  • LRH suspends four consultants over violation of rules

    PESHAWAR: The administration of Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar has suspended the services of six consultants including two professors and four assistant professors for what it calls violation of rules, according to sources...

    They said that four of the consultants were suspended for raising voice against illegal extension given to a gastroenterologist after retirement and two for receiving donation from private parties in their...

  • CRICKET: REBOOTING DOMESTIC CRICKET

    A failing domestic cricket system? Draft selection to the rescue...

    The draft system of selection has been a hit with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as its use in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Pakistan Cup and now the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy shows...

  • CRICKET: THE RETURN OF INTERNATIONAL CRICKET

    The arrival of a star-studded World XI this week in Lahore to play three T20 games marks the welcome return of international cricket to Pakistan after an agonising span of eight-and-a-half years...

    It was a telling absence as well for those who may not be crazy fans of the game but believe in their heart of hearts that cricket is a key catalyst in breeding social cohesion in a nation that has forever grappled with multiple ethnic,...

  • CRICKET: EATING AND DRINKING CRICKET IN COLOMBO

    Want to be bowled over by a soup named after Muttiah Muralitharan and Imran Khan? Ready to face a Saurav Ganguly food platter? No, no one is inviting you to a buffet in a cricket field but, well, it comes close to that...

    Cricket Club Caf? (CCC as it is popularly known) has definitely led the way to re-invent the sport that the island nation of Sri Lanka venerates — cricket...

  • Strauss appointed England and Wales Cricket Board's cricket committee chairman

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is back in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and will drive the development of the game at all levels as part of his new role...

    The 42-year-old, who was knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB's director of cricket last year to support his late wife Ruth's cancer battle and was replaced by former England spinner Ashley Giles...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

  • Cricket Classics: Astonishing Moin knock inspires Pakistan to Asia Cup triumph

    The improvisations were out of this world and at times definitely too cheeky,” Woorkheri Raman wrote of the Karachi street fighter's incredible knock in the final of the 2000 Asia Cup between Pakistan and Sri Lanka...

    Winning the toss and batting first, Pakistan piled up 277, of which 104 came in the last ten overs after a brutal partnership between captain Moin Khan and Inzamam-ul-Haq...

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