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  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    The IT giant said the new centre will focus on developing maps for its products, including iPhones and iPads, and create up to 4,000 jobs, though not all will be direct employees...

  • Star Wars vs Star Trek: why can’t fans just get along?

    To casual moviegoers, there is not much difference between Star Trek, the sci-fi franchise that launched on television in 1966, and Star Wars, which debuted on movie screens in 1977...

    Star Trek fans think ‘Trek’ is better because it portrays a complex, science-based technological future where diverse species unite for the betterment of all...

  • Pakistan hope to subdue rejuvenated Sri Lanka in ODI rubber

    DUBAI: Pakistan are counting on a change in format and players to overcome a resurgent Sri Lanka in the five-match One-day International series starting here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday...

    Pakistan were upset 2-0 in the preceding Test series but they are hoping to change their fortunes and carry the limited-overs form which helped them win the eight-nation ICC Champions Trophy held in England in June this year
  • India hope to wrap up T20 rubber, NZ seek comeback

    RAJKOT: After a brilliant performance in the series opener in Delhi where India secured their maiden Twenty20 win against New Zealand, the hosts will be facing the Kiwis in the second T20 here on Saturday...

    While India will be hoping to bag yet another series win with a victory, New Zealand will definitely look to make a comeback and keep the three-match series alive...

  • Planning Commission used as rubber stamp for Lahore project: official

    Know more: Pakistan, China sign pact on Lahore Orange Line metro project“We were used as a rubber stamp,” said an official of the Planning Commission...

    The Planning Commission said the source of funds for repayment of loan, and those required for components such as power system, electricity transmission line and civil works, was not shown in the project documents...

  • Ogra rubber-stamps gas schemes to please lawmakers

    ISLAMABAD: Amid a political rush to deliver ahead of elections, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has rubber-stamped additional expenditure of Rs10 billion for the Lahore-based Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) to be spent on new gas connections as per the desire of parliamentarians...

    “The budget approved for new schemes has been exhausted whereas the honourable parliamentarians are pressing hard for the initiation of...

  • Inflatable rubber dams

    THE irrigation department of Punjab has come up with a proposal of introducing inflatable rubber dams for the eastern rivers in the province to serve not only as small water storages, but also, improve the biodiversity of the area which was degraded owing to drying up of the waterways as a result of the Indus Water Treaty 1960...

    The irrigation department has so far identified eight points — four each at Sutlej and Ravi rivers — for...

  • Fall in rubber production, woes of tyre industry

    India’s rubber sector, which has been plagued by sharply declining prices for the past few years, is witnessing a gradual shift in demand and supply...

    And this time, it is the rubber growers who are having an upper hand, as the tyre and other rubber-consuming industries complain of escalating prices...

  • Injured Wahab ruled out of Test rubber

    LAHORE: Fitness issues continue to haunt Pakistan cricket...

    After losing all-rounder Haris Sohail due to injury, Pakistan squad in Sri Lanka suffered another big blow on Friday when fast bowler Wahab Riaz was ruled out for two to three weeks, owing to a fracture in the left hand he suffered during the ongoing Test in Colombo
  • Declining rubber production

    AGEING plantations with low-yielding trees, sharply declining production, plunging prices and rising imports have seen the Indian natural rubber industry skidding over the past few years...

    Natural rubber production in India has been falling sharply as many farmers are disinclined to take up tapping due to various factors including low prices, high labour costs and growing imports...

  • Tear gas, rubber bullets fired at migrants

    IDOMENI (Greece): Scores of migrants and refugees were wounded on Sunday when Macedonian police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at crowds on the Greek side of the border, aid workers said, an act condemned by Greece as “dangerous and deplorable”...

    Greece said police on the Macedonian side of their joint frontier used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to push back the migrants...

  • Sciver stars as England women win dead rubber T20

    CARDIFF: Natalie Sciver starred with both bat and ball as England Women ended a disappointing Ashes campaign with a five-wicket victory over Australia in the final Twenty20 International here on Monday...

    Sciver took four for 15, following Anya Shrubsole’s four for 11, as Australia were held to 111 for nine
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