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  • Renewed US-Russia rift threatens slim Syria peace hope

    WASHINGTON: The latest US and Russian bid to find enough common ground on which to build some hope for Syria is in trouble, just days ahead of talks that could make or break the peace process...

    A United Nations mediator has called on Bashar al-Assad’s regime and a beleaguered opposition coalition to send envoys to Geneva on Nov 28 to resolve the seven-year-old civil war
  • Herath restricts Aussies to slim lead after Smith, Marsh hit tons

    COLOMBO: Centuries from skipper Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh gave Australia hope of a consolation victory in the final Test against Sri Lanka on Monday before being pegged back by their bogeyman Rangana Herath...

    Smith and Marsh put on a record 246 runs for the second wicket, raising Australian hopes of building a match-winning lead in response to Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 355 before the veteran Herath put the brakes on with a...
  • Barca seek response at Atletico; Bayern take slim lead to Benfica

    LONDON: Barcelona can redress their stuttering domestic form by sealing their passage to the Champions League semi-finals when they visit Atletico Madrid on Wednesday while Bayern Munich are aiming to reach the last four for a fifth consecutive time when they face Benfica...

    Last season’s treble winners Barca are in their worst run of form in La Liga since coach Luis Enrique took charge in August 2014, losing their last two games to Real...
  • ‘Chances of Asif, Salman returning to national cricket team slim’

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board’s director domestic cricket Haroon Rashid on Monday said chances of spot-fixing convicted players Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt returning to the national squad are remote...

    Briefing the Senate Standing Commit­tee on Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) which met here at Parliament House with Senator Mohammad Yaqoob Khan Nasar in the chair, former Test cricketer Haroon reckoned right-arm pacer Asif did...
  • EBM and m/SIX shine at the SLIM Digi Awards

    Former India captain Rahul Dravid has been appointed Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, the country's board (BCCI) said on Monday...

    Dravid was a prolific batsman having represented India in 164 Tests and 344 One-Day Internationals with over 10,000 runs in both formats
  • Fresh bids to be sought for Karachi Orange Line project

    KARACHI: After suffering a month-long delay due to some ‘unavoidable’ reasons, the first phase of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) — Green Line and Orange Line — in Karachi is likely to begin by the middle of December, it emerged on Thursday...

    Sources said the Orange Line project, which was planned to be launched in the first week of November, could not go as per plan, as the offers received from the bidding companies were...

  • CM lambasts Orange Line detractors

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has hit out at the opponents of the Orange Line Metro Train saying they hail from the elite class which does not wish to see the poor segments of society enjoy the latest and respectable mode of transportation...

  • Orange Line Train project: CM’s remarks seen as ‘incitement to public violence’

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Civil Society Forum on Wednesday condemned what it said Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s “incitement to public violence” in the event “Supreme Court’s ruling does not sanction the current Orange Line project plan”...

    In a statement issued here, the forum condemned Mr Sharif’s Oct 8 address to the media in which he reportedly stated that stopping public projects would result in a bloody revolution, and called on the...

  • CM Shahbaz celebrates arrival of Orange-Line Metro in Lahore

    Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday inaugurated the first set of bogies that recently arrived from China to be used in Lahore's Orange-Line Metro project, RadioPakistan reported...

    Speaking during a ceremony marked to celebrate the arrival of Orange-Line Metro, Sharif said the project upon its completion will provide modern, safe, swift and affordable transport facilities to the commuters...

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