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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Salu chalks out five-year growth plan

    The VC said she was trying her best to provide a forum for Pakistan’s leading scientists, scholars, statesmen, parliamentarians, religious leaders, prominent social workers, youth and service leaders...

    The efforts also aimed at promoting programmes for research, reconciliation, harmonious coexistence and cooperation among the peoples of region and Pakistan...

  • Haris chalks up century break, three seeded players lose

    KARACHI: Reigning national under-18 champion Haris Tahir delighted the baize game fraternity by chalking up a century break of (106), the first of the event, while removing second seed Ghawish Khan in fully stretched battle (3-2) to maintain unbeaten run in the eighth national under-21 snooker championship at a local hotel on Wednesday...

    In the other matches, three more seeded cueists — third seed Azam Khan, fourth seed Mohammad Ibrahim...
  • Venus chalks up 700th career victory

    WUHAN: Former world number one Venus Williams claimed the 700th win of her career on Tuesday, beating Germany’s Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of the Wuhan Open...

    The 35-year-old American became the ninth woman to chalk up 700 victories since tennis turned professional in 1968 but still has a long way to go to catch all-time leader Martina Navratilova (1,442)
  • PHF chalks out comprehensive club hockey plan for game’s revival

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to pay special attention to club hockey in order to bring improvement in the declining standards of the national game...

    Pakistan, which ruled hockey world for decades by winning four World Cups and several other titles, has struggled to match the leading teams of the world during the last two decades...

  • PTI chalks out strong strategy to counter opposition in Sindh

    KARACHI: Amid an ongoing anti-government campaign by the opposition, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has decided to take up the challenge “politically” by marking Karachi and other parts of Sindh as their battleground, where it is set to launch a campaign that would see rallies, demonstrations and massive mobilisation to build Islamabad’s narrative on the issues, sources and party leaders said on Sunday...

    The decision to counter the...

  • Darrell Hair admits stealing cash from shop

    SYDNEY: Former Australian Test umpire Darrell Hair has admitted stealing cash from the liquor shop where he was working, in a dramatic fall from grace for a man who enjoyed a successful but controversial career in cricket...

    The Sydney Morning Herald said Hair had a gambling problem and that he was fired when his bosses found CCTV footage showing him with his hand in the till...

  • Controversial umpire Darrell Hair admits stealing cash from liquor shop

    Former Australian Test umpire Darrell Hair has admitted stealing cash from the liquor shop where he was working, in a dramatic fall from grace for a man who enjoyed a successful but controversial career in cricket...

    Hair was one of the umpires who sanctioned Pakistan for ball tampering in the fourth test against England at the Oval in 2006, leading to the tourists refusing to play and the match being awarded to the hosts...

  • INTERVIEW: THE HAIR AFFAIR

    Ali Kazim’s hair installation at the Karachi Biennale won him the inaugural Art Prize...

    What was the thinking behind it and what does it all mean?Can you tell us more about the process in generating this work?It started with collecting hair...

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