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  • Ufone says will provide compensation to families of labourers killed in Kharan gun attack

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered cellular service provider Ufone to submit a complete financial plan for compensation to the families of six labourers who were gunned down while fixing the company's cellphone tower in the Liji area, in Balochistan's Kharan district on May 3...

    The gun attack orchestrated by unidentified motorcyclists left six labourers belonging to Okara dead, while another was severely injured...

  • Ufone moves court against NAB inquiry

    ISLAMABAD: A cellular company has moved the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for initiating an inquiry in connection with alleged illegal award of next generation mobile service...

    Last month, NAB had issued a call-up notice to Naveed Butt, chief regulatory head of Ufone, in connection with an “inquiry against management of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) for illegal award of next...

  • Starc makes history with two hat-tricks in first-class game

    Australia's Strike bowler Mitchell Starc became the first man to take two hat-tricks in the same first-class game in Australia on Tuesday as he hit ominous form ahead of the Ashes Test series against England...

    The left-arm pacer became only the eighth player in first-class cricket history — and the first in 39 years — to achieve the feat as he spearheaded New South Wales (NSW) to victory over Western Australia (WA) in the Sheffield...

  • Starc makes history with 2 hat-tricks in same match

    SYDNEY: Strike bowler Mitchell Starc became the first man to take two hat-tricks in the same first-class game in Australia on Tuesday as he hit ominous form ahead of the Ashes Test series against England...

    The left-arm paceman became only the eighth player in first-class cricket history — and the first in 39 years — to achieve the feat as he spearheaded New South Wales to victory over Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield...

  • Owais shines on day of hat-tricks at National Junior Hockey

    KARACHI: Four hat-tricks including one double by PIA’s Owais-ur-Rehman, stole the limelight in one-sided matches played on the second day of the 34th National Junior (under-20) Hockey Championship at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium here on Friday...

    He scored five of the six goals in a row in 18th (penalty corner), 20th, 21th (penalty stroke), 22nd, and 24th minutes before adding the sixth in 43rd minute to complete a rare feat...

  • SPORTS Diary: When talent, tricks go unnoticed

    There is no dearth of talent in Pakistan but there is no system to tap it...

    We have heard the stories of such talented people who could not get an opportunity to exhibit their talent in due time, and we have also such stories that our talent was tapped and recognised by other countries...

  • Dybala, Mertens net hat-tricks as Juve, Napoli maintain perfect records

    MILAN: Juventus forward Paulo Dybala scored three outstanding goals to notch his second league hat-trick of the season and lead the champions to a 3-1 win at Sassuolo on Sunday, as they bounced back from their midweek mauling by Barcelona...

    The Argentine, known as ‘The Jewel’, celebrated his 100th game for the Turin side in style with one stunning effort from long-range and another from a seemingly impossible position where he was...

  • Kane saves England’s blushes as hat-tricks light up Euro qualifiers

    LONDON: While Harry Kane didn’t contribute to the glut of hat tricks in European qualifying for the World Cup, the England striker grabbed a crucial equaliser in a chaotic finale against Scotland on Saturday...

    A dramatic final six minutes in Group ‘F’ at Hampden Park saw Scotland come from 1-0 down to take the lead through two Leigh Griffiths free-kicks...

  • Gardening: Tips and tricks

    Now I would like to propagate from the tubers and need to know how and when to do this...

    Right now — and until mid-October, is the best time to divide and multiply IdahliaI tubers in Karachi...

  • Two hat-tricks as lop-sided games continue at National Hockey

    KARACHI: One-sided matches continued in the 62nd National Hockey Championship which has completed fifth day of its commencement at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Tuesday...

    Two hat-tricks — one each by Dilber Hasan and Tausiq Arshad — helped National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) overwhelmed low-profile Balochistan 13-0 in the first match of the day...

  • PPP tricks govt into taking Panama Papers bill to Senate

    ISLAMABAD: Senators belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party on Friday seemingly tricked the government into getting the opposition-drafted Panama Papers Inquiries Bill 2016 directly to the upper house without any discussion in the Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice...

    Despite repeated requests by the committee chairman Javed Abbasi and hectic efforts by Law Minister Zahid Hamid, the bill could not be discussed in the...

  • Paris exhibition reveals secret agents’ tricks

    PARIS: Lipstick pistols, poison pens, explosive rats — a new Paris exhibition reveals real-life spy gadgets and tells the story of how secret agents around the world were recruited, trained and equipped during clandestine missions from World War I to the end of the Cold War...

    Secret Wars, which opened last month at Les Invalides, offers a chance to relive the days before espionage went online, displaying about 400 objects, devices...

  • Pakistan in global trade

    THE latest forecasts for global trade issued by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) show a situation which might be described as bland — the sluggish growth in the volume of world trade registered over the past two years is likely to continue through 2016...

    The figures may not be very exciting, but they do show developments in international trade which are worth highlighting, including for Pakistan...

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