Author Archives: Hussain

Japan PM braces for vote blow

Japan’s opposition Liberal Democratic Party is expected to win a lower house by-election on Sunday in a blow to Prime Minister Naoto Kan who has been criticised for his handling of the

Georges stuns Wozniacki to win WTA title

Julia Goerges stunned world number one Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 to win the Stuttgart WTA claycourt title on Sunday to become the first German champion here in 17 years. The 22-year-old

Eaglets, Muslim Gym clash on 27th

The last league match of the 14th Tauseef Trophy Cricket Championship will be played between Wahdat Eaglets and Muslim Gym on April 27, at Wahdat Colony ground.

Five dead as tribesmen, troops clash in Yemen

Fresh clashes erupted between armed tribesmen and Republican Guard forces in Yemen’s southern province of Lahij on Sunday, killing five people, four of them soldiers, police said. The renewed fighting erupted in

Army notch Inter-department Rugby title

Army won the first Inter-department Rugby Tournament in an exciting and close final here at the DHA’s Rugby Stadium on Sunday. Army beat WAPDA team in probably the most exciting match of

Tensions persist on Thai-Cambodian border

Cambodia and Thailand exchanged heavy weapons fire for the third straight day on Sunday, officials said, after fierce fighting on their joint border left 10 soldiers dead. Thousands of civilians have fled

Indian guru Sai Baba dies

Sathya Sai Baba, one of India’s most famous gurus, died in hospital on Sunday, triggering a global outpouring of grief and tributes from devotees across politics, sport and entertainment. He was 85

Moammer Gaddafi accused of ‘going dirty’

Libyan rebels accused Moamer Gaddafiof playing dirty games in Misrata where salvos of Grad rockets exploded Sunday in apparent contradiction of his regime’s vow to halt fire in the western city. In

Drive against traffic offenders starts tomorrow

The city’s traffic police will launch a special drive against traffic violators from tomorrow (Monday). This was decided at a meeting held at the Darakshan police station on the initiative of an