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  • Aisam, Muller ease into second round

    LONDON: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner Gilles Muller of Luxembourg eased into the second round of the men’s doubles event at Wimbledon with a straight sets win on Thursday...

    Aisam and Muller dominated Germany’s Benjamin Becker and Venezuelan Roberto Maytin to win 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 and will next play French 10th seeds Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert for a place in the third round...

  • Muller claims first ATP Tour title

    SYDNEY: An emotional Gilles Muller clinched a first ATP Tour title in his 17th year as a professional when he beat Briton Dan Evans 7-6(5), 6-2 to win the Sydney International here on Saturday...

    Muller raised his arms aloft in triumph after converting his third championship point off his second serve to conclude the final in a shade under an hour-and-a-half on Ken Rosewall Arena...

  • Islamabad — not a city for cheap food

    ISLAMABAD: While the residents of the federal capital enjoy greener environment, better road network and other facilities than many other parts of the country but they also pay around 30 to 40 percent more for food items than those living elsewhere...

    Over the last decade, the capital has become Pakistan’s most expensive city, forcing a number of people out of the capital into the rural areas and Rawalpindi...

  • Islamabad to get new sister city

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to declare Islamabad as the sister city of Minsk, the capital of and largest city of Belarus...

    The Capital Development Authority (CDA), through the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD), moved a summary in this regard to the Cabinet Division for final approval...

  • On Islamabad's bike lanes, residents pedal towards a greener city

    Cyclists are taking to the streets of the Pakistani capital, after the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation officially opened dedicated bike lanes for the first time, aiming to promote a greener environment and better public health...

    11 miles) of cycle track, costing around $20,000, will help reduce public reliance on fuel-guzzling vehicles that have degraded the sprawling city's air quality...

  • UAE's MBF Group to build medical city in Islamabad

    Dubai-based MBF Group has signed an agreement to build an integrated medical city within the 100,000 square metre Gulberg Greens housing project in Islamabad, Gulf News reported on Sunday...

    The project will be undertaken by MBF Group, which operates in the fields of healthcare, IT and retail, in collaboration with Ibchez Housing and Nixon...

  • Justice Ahmed laments about state of roads in Islamabad, says 'not possible' for him to drive in the city

    Acting Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed while lamenting about the state of Islamabad's roads during a case on Friday said that although he had been driving for 40 years, he was unable to do so in the city...

    A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Ahmed summoned the capital's mayor and the chairman of the National Highway Authority (NHA) and asked them to inform the court of steps that have been taken to clear encroachments...

  • Islamabad High Court summons Safe City DIG in missing person case

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday summoned the deputy inspector general (DIG) of the Safe City Project in a missing person case...

    Hearing a petition filed by father of the missing person, Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani observed that the billions of rupees Safe City Project had apparently failed to deliver...

  • Sindh govt vows to resist Islamabad’s move to launch new city on two islands

    KARACHI: Already strained relations between the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government at the centre and Sindh government of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) soured further on Monday when the provincial administration called Islamabad’s move to launch new projects in islands neighbouring Karachi an attempt to “occupy” the provincial resources...

    The PPP government vowed that it would not let the dream of the federal government come true and...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    The capital of Karnataka state, Bangalore was once a favourite retreat for families seeking respite from...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

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