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  • Selling them short: PCB’s kit deals

    India were defending champions while Pakistan were rooted to the bottom of the rankings; India were carrying their full complement of players while Pakistan had just lost their premier bowler; India’s kit sponsorship was worth in excess of $60 million while Pakistan’s kit was worth nothing...

    While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) successfully leveraged its brand, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) severely undersold...

  • Pakistan Steel stopped from selling scrap

    ISLAMABAD: In what appeared to be a last blow, the Privatisation Commission has stopped Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) from selling its scrap and product inventory being used to meet day-to-day expenses...

    The country’s largest industrial unit is already on “zero production heat mode” since its gas supply was drastically cut on June 10, 2015 (more than 13 months now) while its competitors around the world make roaring business having more...

  • Indians stop selling cotton to Pakistan

    THE textile industry is in a dilemma as cotton trade between Pakistan and India has been hit by a rise in border tension; and traders across the border, being uncertain of future developments, are not entering into new deals...

    Pakistan’s Cotton Commissioner Khalid Abdullah says a low quantum of trade activity is still taking place...

  • Australia sees no tour to Pakistan 'in short term'

    Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said he does not expect Australia to play in Pakistan “in the short term...

    ”Sutherland was responding to a call from the International Cricket Council (ICC) for more teams to tour Pakistan, following the current tour of a World XI which is playing three Twenty20 matches...

  • England fall short of sensational win after Adil triggers Pakistan collapse

    ABU DHABI: Leg-spinner Adil Rashid took a five-wicket haul to trigger an astonishing Pakistan collapse, but England fell 25 runs short of a dramatic win in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday...

    Rashid, who had the worst bowling figures on his debut in the first innings of 0-163, had an unbelievable change in his fortunes as he grabbed 5-64 to dismiss Pakistan for 173 on a weary fifth-day Sheik Zayed Stadium pitch...

  • Guptill, Williamson set up series win as Pakistan fall short

    AUCKLAND: Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson hit brisk fifties and combined in a record stand of 159 to power New Zealand to a thrilling series-clinching three-wicket win against Pakistan in the third and final One-day International in Auckland on Sunday...

    Babar Azam (83) and Mohammad Hafeez (76) laid the platform for a big total with a stand of 134 for the third wicket after Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat...

  • Pakistan ready to respond to any 'short' or 'long' war: Khawaja Asif

    ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Thursday responding to the Indian army chief's statements earlier this week, said that Pakistan is ready for a small scale or prolonged war if Indian leadership proceeded with the same, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Asif said that Pakistan is a firm believer of peace in the region and world at large, but was fully prepared to respond 'befittingly' if provoked...

  • ‘Mani to convince CSA to play short series in Pakistan’

    KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani will travel to South Africa on Monday on a mission to convince Cricket South Africa (CSA) to support the return of international cricket to Pakistan, it has emerged...

    Mani has said that his main priority remains the return of full international cricket to Pakistan and the country again hosting the International Cricket Council (ICC) events...

  • Stocks shed 350 points on Brexit, year-end selling

    KARACHI: Save for the initial positive opening, the Pakistan Sock Exchange’s benchmark 100-share index remained in the red all through the day on Monday...

    It succumbed to selling pressure emanating from uncertainty in the wake of British referendum to exit the European Union, together with Ramazan effect and the usual sell-off close to the end of fiscal year...

  • In historical fiction, top-selling Turkish writer offers modern critique

    ISTANBUL: Best-selling Turkish crime writer Ahmet Umit may have set his latest novel in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, but he says its themes are very much of the present day: a drift towards authoritarianism and erosion of freedom of expression...

    Next week, his publisher promotes Farewell at the London Book Fair after selling a record 290,000 copies here since December...

  • Honda bikes selling on black market in Karachi

    In May, the newly launched Honda CB150F bike (Rs159,000) had also become short in supply at the authorised showrooms of Karachi and dealers offered buyers to book the bike and take delivery in 45 days, tentatively...

    Chairman Association of Pakistan Motorcycle Assem­blers (APMA), Mohammad Sabir Shaikh, said that trucks carrying Honda bikes arrive at night and offload only 10 per cent of their cargo at the authorised showrooms in...

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