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  • Security consultant meets Sindh's CM, police chief as PCB seeks bringing PSL to Karachi

    The security representative of a firm that advises the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketer's Association (FICA) met the Sindh chief minister and the province's police chief to discuss the security measures and arrangements regarding the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches likely to be held in Karachi...

    While talking to the media he said: “I had a very productive meeting with the chief...

  • Private consultant to determine monthly coal-based power tariff

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) will induct a private consultant to determine coal-based electricity tariff for consumers on a monthly basis as new coal power projects start coming into production...

    The power regulator on Monday said that it had started the process of hiring a private consultant or a firm in view of the fact that at least three 1,320-megawatt each of coal projects based on imported...

  • SNGP rebuts UFG report by independent consultant

    ISLAMABAD: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGP) has criticised the findings of an independent consultant appointed by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on gas losses...

    The company claimed that the consultant rejected the utility’s views while finalising the report...

  • Fatima Jinnah’s cars handed over to consultant for restoration

    KARACHI: The two forgotten classic cars belonging to Miss Fatima Jinnah, which had been gathering rust for years, have finally been handed over to experts for restoration by the government at the National Museum here on Monday...

    Mr Ikram, who has been brought in as the consultant now, will along with his team take care of the entire restoration work...

  • England looks to Saqlain Mushtaq as spin bowling consultant

    England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is looking to rope in Pakistan's former Test spinner Saqlain Mushtaq on a short-term contract when England hosts Pakistan for two and a half months long later this summer...

    The Guardian reported that ECB has approached the spin-wizard and that talks are underway
  • Golen Gol power project’s German consultant resigns

    CHITRAL: The chief consultant of the Golen Gol hydropower project has tendered his resignation to the quarters concerned, citing the reason that his suggestions were continually ignored by Wapda, the executing agency of the project...

    A knowledgeable source told Dawn requesting anonymity that the consultant Mr George, a German national, was known for his efficiency who possessed varied experience in the hydropower generation job, and...

  • Consultant held over child pornography, abuse removed from KP govt project

    PESHAWAR: The services of Sohail Ayaz, a consultant in a planning and development department project, were terminated on Wednesday following his arrest in Rawalpindi over child pornography and sexual abuse...

    A notification was issued by project director of the Post Crisis Need Assessment (PCNA), said the contract signed between the Governance and Policy Project and Sohail Ayaz on Nov 1, 2017, was terminated with an immediate effect...

  • Yasir Shah to work with PCB spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed

    Legspinner Yasir Shah will work with spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed before the second Test against Sri Lanka at Karachi next week, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement on Thursday...

    The PCB appointed Ahmed as its spin consultant last week and he will work for 120 days in a year at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore...

  • South Sudan get first competitive win, South Africa crash

    CAPE TOWN: Atak Lual’s second-half goal gave South Sudan their first ever competitive victory as the world’s newest nation beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in African Cup of Nations qualifying on Saturday...

    South Sudan’s success came three years after they were allowed to play international football, and boosts their chances of an even bigger shock: Qualifying for the continent’s championship in 2017...

  • 3 extortionists with links to South Africa-based group arrested in Karachi

    KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested three alleged extortionists, who it said tended to target doctors and pharmaceutical companies and have links with a South Africa-based group...

    “Police arrested two suspected extortionists from Khawaja Ajmair Nagri, Wasif Rafiq and Faizan alias Matto, and seized computers from their custody,” said Karachi-West DIG, Feroze Shah...

  • Gandhi statue vandalised in South Africa

    NEW DELHI: A carefully cultivated image of Mahatma Gandhi as a messiah of the underdog lost some of its sheen in South Africa when men wearing African National Congress outfit vandalised his statue and called him a racist, Press Trust of India said on Monday...

    The incident occurred on Sunday when the group came in a car at about noon and threw buckets of white paint on the statue and surrounding plaques detailing Gandhi’s history in...

  • Donald walks away from South Africa with Cup dream unfulfilled

    CAPE TOWN: Allan Donald has stepped down as bowling coach of South Africa, confirming his departure on Tuesday after four years in the role...

    “I have had some time to reflect after the World Cup and have come to the conclusion that the time is right to move on,” the 48-year-old said in a statement from Cricket South Africa...

  • Semi-final squad was forcibly changed, South Africa coach reveals

    South Africa's high performance coach Mike Horn has revealed that the Proteas were forced to make changes to the team during the World Cup to meet quota requirements which left the side ‘flat’ in the semi-final...

    Horn, who has been working with South Africa for four years now and was part of their World Cup support staff, said ‘politics’ had a role to play in the final selection of the squad...

  • Clinical England rout South Africa by 241 runs in first Test

    DURBAN: England moved swiftly to a big win over the top-ranked team in Test cricket on Wednesday, sweeping aside South Africa’s last six batsmen in a 241-run victory in the first Test...

    de Villiers lbw for 37 in the first over of the last day, and England accounted for South Africa’s struggling batting line-up for 174 in their second innings...

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