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  • Top players gear up for main round action in T20 Cup

    The eight-team qualifying tournament at the Pindi Cricket Stadium saw Karachi Blues, as expected, joined the 10 teams for the main course but the shock semi-final defeat of Lahore Blues against Bahawalpur will definitely wake up the likes of fancied regional sides such as Sialkot, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi that there is no guarantee in T20 cricket in which even minnows have equal chance of winning on the given day...

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  • Mercury rising: Astronomers gear for planetary alignment

    PARIS: Astronomers on Monday were preparing for one of the highlights of the skywatchers' year, when the Sun, Mercury and Earth all line up ? a phenomenon that happens just a dozen or so times per century...

    Mercury will be seen through telescopes as a black dot inching over the face of our star, providing a celestial spectacle ? weather permitting ? that will last seven and a half hours
  • State machinery moves into top gear for Ashura

    KARACHI: The country has been put on high alert and civil armed forces, backed by the Pakistan Army, have been deployed to ensure a peaceful and incident-free Ashura on Wednesday...

    Besides, a pillion-riding ban is already in place all across Sindh, including Karachi, and Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawal­pindi and Faisalabad...

  • Punjab puts preparations for local polls in top gear

    LAHORE: In view of an indication by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that the delimitation of wards will be completed by the end of August, the Punjab government has put preparations for the local elections in top gear, holding frequent meetings to iron out difficulties in the new local system...

  • Players gear up for Olympic qualifiers as selectors name squad

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hockey selectors on Thursday named an 18-member national squad for Olympic Games 2016 qualifying round, to be held in Antwerp, Belgium from June 20...

    However, surprisingly, centre-forward Arslan Qadir who had played instrumental role in the Champions Trophy semi-final against India, could not get the selectors’ nod while newcomers Asfar Yaqoob and Fareed Ahmed managed to make the national team
  • BD, Zimbabwe gear up for World T20

    KHULNA: Hosts Bangladesh and Zimbabwe will be desperately searching for winning combinations for the upcoming World Twenty20 when they clash in a four-match series starting here on Friday...

    With the Asia Cup T20 looming and the World T20 to follow, both are eyeing the T20 series in the Bangladesh city as a chance to experiment with line-ups in the hope of finding a successful formula
  • Samsung unveils bigger Gear S3 smartwatches

    BERLIN: Samsung Electronics unveiled two new smartwatches on Wednesday which boast a range of digital features while also promising up to four days of battery life, seeking to outshine the Apple Watch...

    The world's biggest maker of consumer electronic products introduced its new line of Gear S3 watches ahead of this week's opening in Berlin of the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) electronics trade fair , Europe's biggest annual...

  • Pressure on Indians as SA gear up for ODI series

    KANPUR: South Africa hope to build on their Twenty20 success in India by winning the One-day International series starting here on Sunday as rival skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni prepared to douse the fire around him...

    The Proteas made a solid start to their 10-week Indian tour by winning both the first two Twenty20 Internationals before Thursday’s final match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata was washed out
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