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  • Job done, now job wanted for Robson-Kanu

    LILLE: Hal Robson-Kanu put Wales into a major tournament semi-final for the first time in their history with a superb goal on Friday but he has a challenge beyond facing Portugal — finding a new club...

    On the day his contract expired at English second-tier club Reading, the 27-year-old striker got a boost for a CV that a month ago looked like taking him nowhere fast as he battled an ankle injury to even make the Euro 2016 squad
  • Italian Navy vessel arrives at Karachi port

    KARACHI: ITS Carabiniere (F593), a Bergamini-class antisubmarine frigate of the Italian Navy, arrived on a goodwill visit at Karachi port on Wednesday...

    Senior officials of the Pakistan Navy and Italian embassy staff, including the ambassador and the defence attache of Italy in Pakistan, were also present...

  • Karachi’s role in Royal Indian Navy mutiny explored

    KARACHI: To mark the 70th anniversary of the Royal Indian Navy mutiny that took place on Feb 18, 1946, the Perween Rahman Lecture Series organised a talk by researcher Aslam Khwaja, which delved into the role the city of Karachi played at the time of the mutiny...

    “Both fronts played an integral role in the mutiny and during clashes in Karachi 14 Indian naval officers and over a dozen civilians lost their lives,” he said...

  • Omani ships dock at Karachi for joint exercise with Pakistan Navy

    Two ships of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) arrived in Karachi on Monday to conduct a bilateral naval exercise “Thamar Al Tayyab” with Pakistan Navy, which is the eighth in the series...

    A Pakistan Navy statement said that upon arrival at Karachi Port, the visiting ships 'Rnov Al Sadh' and 'Rnov Al Bushra' were given a warm welcome by senior officials of Pakistan Navy at an impressive ceremony...

  • Karachi police arrest PAF, Navy employees allegedly involved in snatching bikes

    Karachi police’s Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) on Friday announced to have busted a gang of motorbike snatchers involving personnel of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Pakistan Navy...

    “The ACLC has busted a gang of criminals involved in motorcycle snatching and theft cases in various areas of Karachi, especially Defence, Tipu Sultan and Sharea Faisal,” said SSP ACLC Syed Asad Raza...

  • Documents show PFF sold 2014 World Cup tickets at inflated prices

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke was suspended in October in the wake of the biggest crisis in football’s world governing body after misconduct allegations surrounding tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    ”PFF’s audit report for 2014 doesn’t, however, particularly show that surcharge amount from the sale of tickets as sponsorship...

  • CTD official summoned with record of 2014 school attack case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has summoned the counter-terrorism department’s DSP (investigation) along with the relevant records over a plea of the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School carnage that his statement be recorded by the agency probing the killings...

    Meanwhile, the bench also adjourned hearing into another petition filed by slain APS student Asfand Khan’s father, advocate Ajun Khan,...

  • ATC orders Imran Khan to record statement in 2014 PTV attack cases

    An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Friday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to record his statement in four cases — including the Asmatullah Junejo assault case — registered after the PTI's months-long 2014 dharna which left the capital city paralysed...

    "Referring to this 2014 dharna, Khan claimed the sit-in was "politically driven"...

  • Banks earned record Rs247bn in 2014

    KARACHI: Banking industry’s pre-tax profit surged by 52 per cent to an all-time high of Rs247 billion in 2014 thanks to their huge investments in government securities, the State Bank said on Thursday...

    In its quarterly report ‘Performance of Banking Industry’ for Oct-Dec 2014, the SBP said, “Banks holding of government securities surged to Rs4...

  • Developing Asia invested $440bn in other countries in 2014: UNCTAD

    The report revealed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) outflows from developing Asia increased by a third to $440 billion in 2014, followed by North America ($390bn) and Europe ($286bn)...

    Moreover, transnational corporations (TNCs) from developing economies invested almost half a trillion US dollars abroad in 2014 — a 30 per cent increase from the previous year...

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