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  • Duchess of Cambridge plays tennis

    EDINBURGH: The Duchess of Cambridge has showed off her tennis skills — to none other than Andy Murray’s mother...

    The royal is often seen in the royal box at Wimbledon and is known to be a keen tennis player...

  • Controversial data firm Cambridge Analytica closes down

    LONDON: Cambridge Analytica, the data firm embroiled in a controversy over its handling of Facebook user data, and its British parent firm SCL Elections have ceased operations, the company said on Wednesday...

    Cambridge Analytica and SCL Elections will begin bankruptcy proceedings, the firm said, after losing clients and facing mounting legal fees in the controversy over reports the company harvested personal data about Facebook users...

  • Cambridge Analytica files for voluntary bankruptcy in US: court

    Cambridge Analytica, the British marketing analytics firm, filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York, court filings showed...

    The firm, whose attorney filed on Wednesday, announced early May that it would close and file for insolvency in Britain and the United States after failing to recover from the Facebook data scandal...

  • Cambridge Analytica did receive data from researcher in Facebook storm, ex-chief says

    LONDON: Cambridge Ana­­­­­lytica’s former chief denied deliberately misleading British lawmakers, even as he admitted that his firm did receive data from the researcher at the centre of a scandal over Facebook data, contradicting his previous testimony...

    Cambridge Analytica has said its work on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign did not use data at the centre of the Facebook scandal, where the details of around 87 million users...

  • Cambridge International cancels May, June exams in Pakistan

    KARACHI: On Pakistan’s request and in view of the coronavirus pandemic, Cambridge International has cancelled all examinations in the country scheduled to be held in May and June this year...

    The request was made as a precaution when health practitioners have advised social distancing to contain spread of the virus...

  • For the first time in 800 years, Cambridge University scraps in-person lectures for 2020-2021

    Cambridge has become the first university in Britain to cancel all face-to-face lectures for the 2020-21 academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic, after 800 years of welcoming students to its cloisters, quadrangles and classrooms...

    It likely won’t be the last, as the virus threatens the foundations of the traditional student experience, and the finances of universities around the world...

  • PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030: Looking inwards: the new development paradigm

    - Pakistan’s national income per capita has doubled since 1990; with income poverty declining nearly three times since 2000- The share of Foreign Direct Investment in the economy has fluctuated in the past 30 years; in 2013 it was back at the 1990 level- If Pakistan is to meet the SDGs, there is considerable scope to improve the role of partnershipsNegotiating the path towards sustainable development is not easy for any country acting...

  • Jewellery shop looted on Tariq Road

    KARACHI: Nearly half a dozen gunmen stormed into a jewellery shop on Tariq Road on Monday afternoon, held inmates hostage at gunpoint and took away gold ornaments, according to the Ferozabad police...

    The shop owner claimed that 24 kilos of gold had been looted but the claim the police said was yet to be verified...

  • Islamabad’s traders refuse to close shop early

    ISLAMABAD: Terming the government’s decision to close markets early ‘illogical’, the traders of the federal capital announced on Sunday that they would not comply...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, representatives of the traders union and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) announced that markets and shops will remain open late into the night, as government’s decision, in its current form,...

  • Coffee shop sealed, ice cream factory rewarded

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed a coffee shop on Mahmood Kasuri Road and awarded Rs25,000 to an ice cream factory during raids here on Tuesday...

    The coffee shop was sealed for poor cleanliness in kitchen, presence of insects, not having a food licence etc...

  • Darrell Hair admits stealing cash from shop

    SYDNEY: Former Australian Test umpire Darrell Hair has admitted stealing cash from the liquor shop where he was working, in a dramatic fall from grace for a man who enjoyed a successful but controversial career in cricket...

    The 65-year-old took Aus$9,005...

  • Controversial umpire Darrell Hair admits stealing cash from liquor shop

    Former Australian Test umpire Darrell Hair has admitted stealing cash from the liquor shop where he was working, in a dramatic fall from grace for a man who enjoyed a successful but controversial career in cricket...

    The 65-year-old, who caused a storm when he no-balled Sri Lanka star Muttiah Muralitharan for an illegal bowling action in 1995, took Aus$9,005...

  • VIEW FROM ABROAD: Saudi prince in a china shop

    WHEN you watch a spoiled brat whose parents have never stopped it from doing anything walk into a curio shop, you know it’s just a matter of time before disaster strikes...

    And sure enough, even when he didn’t wield the kind of power he does now, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince, led his country into a savage war in Yemen...

  • Workers injured in shop roof collapse

    LAHORE: Four workers suffered multiple injuries when the roof of an under-construction shop caved in in Sattukatla on Wednesday...

    Police said the incident could have happened due to the use of substandard construction material...

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