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  • Prolific Williamson steers NZ to 349-7

    NOTTINGHAM: Kane Williamson took a toll of England’s attack for the second match in a row as New Zealand scored 349 for seven in the fourth One-day International here at Trent Bridge on Wednesday...

    Opener Martin Guptill made 53 and all-rounder Grant Elliott an unbeaten 55 off 52 balls...

  • Index plunges by 349 points on global oil slump

    KARACHI: Bears took firm control of the market on Monday with the KSE-100 index recording a steep plunge of 349...

    “Profit-taking was seen in index heavyweight stocks like OGDCL, HBL, PPL and MCB Bank, which negatively affected the market by 170 points,” dealers at brokerage Topline Securities calculated...

  • Accused of abusing 349 children, French surgeon faces trial

    SAINTES: A retired surgeon accused of sexually abusing as many as 349 young children over decades primarily his patients, in their hospital rooms is facing justice at last, in the worst such case to come to light in France...

    Other legal complaints against the doctor have piled up since the original investigation wrapped up, and prosecutors are preparing further action after this trial...

  • ‘Quality education requires planning and continuity’

    “Starting from Karachi, the Spelt Conference will move on to Islamabad, Lahore and Abbottabad where it will be held simultaneously on Nov 5 and 6,” said Prof Zakia Sarwar, founder and honorary executive director of Spelt, during a press conference held at the Karachi Press Club here on Thursday...

    But quality education requires planning and continuity...

  • Cyclone kills 10 in south India's tech hub Chennai

    At least 10 people were killed when Cyclone Vardah slammed into the southern Indian tech hub of Chennai, bringing down houses and cutting off the electricity supply, authorities said Tuesday...

    Most were crushed by trees uprooted in winds of up to 140 kilometres per hour, which also cut power across large swathes of southern India on Monday...

  • India ride on Rahul-Dhawan stand to surge ahead in Kolkata Test

    KOLKATA: Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul featured in a rollicking 166-run stand to help India erase the 122-run lead they had conceded to Sri Lanka on the penultimate day of the opening Test on Sunday...

    Cheteshwar Pujara was on two at the other end with India 49 runs ahead with nine wickets in hand, an impressive fightback after being all out for 172 in their first innings...

  • ICC shifts India-Pakistan World T20 venue to Kolkata

    KARACHI: Owing to security concerns, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday moved the venue for India-Pakistan World T20 match to Kolkata from Dharamsala, which is scheduled to take place on March 19...

    “The decision has been taken to relocate the India-Pakistan match from Dharamsala to Kolkata for security reasons,” chief executive of the cricket's governing body, David Richardson, told reporters...

  • India bars Pakistani diplomats from visiting Kolkata to watch T20 encounter

    ISLAMABAD: The Indian government barred five Pakistani diplomats and two of their family members from travelling to Kolkata to watch the upcoming World T20 match between the two neighbouring countries...

    “Yes, I can confirm that two counsellors, one first secretary, two protocol officers and two family members have been denied permission to travel to Kolkata," said a senior Pakistani diplomat talking on the phone with DawnNews from...

  • New Zealand bowlers restrain India in Kolkata

    KOLKATA: New Zealand bowlers put India on the backfoot despite fighting half-centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, to leave the hosts on 239 for seven in the second Test here at the Eden Gardens on Friday...

    New Zealand’s recalled pace bowler Matt Henry and off-spinner Jeetan Patel shared five wickets between them on the first day of a must-win match for the visitors in Kolkata...

  • Kolkata clashes spark election row in India

    KOLKATA: Clashes between followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a firebrand opposition leader heightened tensions in the key Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday ahead of the final round of the country’s hard-fought national election...

    A bust of renowned Bengal reformer, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, was des­t­r­oyed and a college named after him ransacked in the troubles late on Tuesday, which the BJP and rival Trinamool...

  • India, BD to play first day-night Test in Kolkata

    MUMBAI: India will take on Bangladesh in both nations’ first ever day-night Test match, to be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata from Nov 22 to 26 as the second game of a two-match series...

    Newly appointed Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly, a long-time supporter of day-night Tests, first proposed the idea to home side captain Virat Kohli before speaking with Bangladesh Cricket Board officials......

  • Interview: Younis on Woolmer, Murali and a Kolkata escape

    In an interview with Dawn, Younis talks about the role of his 'mentor' Bob Woolmer in shaping his career, dreading the prospect of facing Muttiah Muralitharan and his favourite venue, Karachi's National Stadium...

    Though Pakistan failed to win, what was a well contested match, I scored that ton in a tough situation which made me feel satisfied and introduced me to top level cricket...

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