Pakistan women’s cricket team lost the first One-day International against the West Indies. Pakistan scored 82 runs in 40 overs and only three players reached double figures. In reply, West Indies achieved…
A large number of staff nurses and students of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) School of Nursing boycotted wards and classes on Wednesday and staged a protest demonstration demanding that their…
India could lose the field hockey Champions Trophy and the Olympic qualifying tournaments as the sport’s world governing body Friday voiced concerns over a settlement between the country’s rival bodies. Hockey India…
German researchers have suggested that eating a big breakfast may lead to gaining more weight. The study, which refutes previous findings that eating a big breakfast reduces total calorie intake over the…
Pakistan Junior Hockey Team’s chances of winning the third U-18 Junior Asia Cup dashed in when Korea edged into the final beating the Junior Greens 2-1. Pakistan got early lead through Waseem…
Earnings of the Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC), for the Financial Year 2012, are set to lose pace as the company’s Sinjhoro project has been delayed. This project will now be…
KARACHI – Pakistan, all set to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), would be at a disadvantage compared to the gulf countries which possess a huge economy. Pakistan must consider the weaker position of its own economy and should look to avoid repeating mistakes, the country had committed, during the FTA with China, sources told Pakistan Today. The country has exhibited a huge trade difference with China after signing of FTA, as there has been an
ROME – AC Milan moved ever closer to their first Serie A title since 2004 at the weekend after their closest rivals both suffered surprise losses. After Milan had steamrolled relegation-haunted Sampdoria 3-0 on Saturday, second-placed Napoli proceeded to go down 2-1 at home to Udinese on Sunday.
Coupled with defending champions Inter Milan’s shock 2-0 reverse at struggling Parma on Saturday, Milan now have a six-point cushion over Napoli with only five matches remaining.
MUMBAI – Pune Warriors captain Yuvraj Singh produced an impressive all-round performance, but failed to stop Delhi Daredevils from posting a thrilling three-wicket win in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.
Yuvraj top-scored with an unbeaten 66 to help Pune reach a challenging 187-5 before Delhi achieved the stiff target with four balls to spare for their first victory in three matches in the Twenty20 tournament. Delhi needed eight to win off the last over after left-arm spinner
ISLAMABAD – The ruling Party Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and biggest opposition Party Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) have joined hands over reformation of Higher Education Commission.
A Private TV Channel quoted sources as saying that the talks between PPP and PML-N over restructuring of HEC were successful and both Parties have devised a draft for amendment in HEC Ordinance 2002.
Under the proposed amendment in the ordinance, the Higher Education Commission would remain
MADRID – Second-half penalties from Mali forward Freddy Kanoute and Spain striker Alvaro Negredo helped Sevilla to a 3-1 home win over strugglers Real Zaragoza on Sunday as they moved up to fifth in the Spanish first division. Argentine winger Diego Perotti had put Sevilla ahead on 43 minutes only for giant Czech Jiri Jarosik to equalise two minutes after the break.
Hosts Sevilla were then awarded a fortunate penalty with Uruguayan defender Martin Caceres adjudged to have been
MUMBAI – Indian left-arm seamer Ashish Nehra has been ruled out of Saturday’s World Cup final against Sri Lanka due to a fractured finger, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said.
Nehra sustained the injury during Wednesday’s semi-final against Pakistan where, selected surprisingly ahead of spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, he claimed 2-33 in India’s 29-run victory.
“Ashish is most certainly out of the final because he has multiple fractures on a finger in the right hand,”
SYDNEY – Record company EMI on Thursday lost their appeal against a ruling that Australian band Men at Work’s iconic 1980s smash hit “Down Under” ripped off “Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree”. Last year, Australia’s Federal Court found the famous flute riff on ‘Down Under’ was lifted from the folk tune ‘Kookaburra,’ penned by Melbourne teacher Marion Sinclair more than 75 years ago for a Girl Guides competition.
The result left Kookaburra’s copyright owners, Larrikin Music,
HONG KONG – The world’s highest hotel opened its doors in Hong Kong on Tuesday, housed in the city’s tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.
Towering some 490 metres (1,600 feet) above the bustling, chaotic streets of the Southern Chinese city, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is making a grand comeback after temporarily closing in 2008.
Visitors peered out of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the 118th floor of the International
KARACHI – Seven out of the total 11 anti-terrorism courts (ATCs) in Sindh will be without judges by the end of this month, as contracts of two more ATC judges will expire on March 28.
Sources told Pakistan Today that the contracts of Badin ATC judge Saleem Patoli and Khairpur Mir’s Sajjad Hussain Kolachi will finish before the end of this month, leaving the province – with its capital witnessing a spike in terror incidents – with only four functional courts to handle
NEW DELHI – England’s Paul Collingwood has revealed his daughters wanted the side to lose their must-win World Cup match against the West Indies because they were missing their father so much. “We hope you lose tomorrow, daddy,” Collingwood’s girls told the all-rounder via Skype on the eve of England’s final group match against the West Indies. “Then you can come home.”
Collingwood told the Daily Mail website: “That was quite tough and I had to think quickly. “I told them, ‘Yes,
INDIAN WELLS – The Indo-Pak express of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi was halted in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas ATP Tour 1000 tournament here as they went down to Belgian Xavier Malisse and Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 3-6, 8-10. The match Thursday went down to the wire with the Ukrainian-Belgian pair sealing off the issue in the super tie-break.
There was nothing much to separate between the two teams but Mallise and Dolgopolov won more points on their first