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Pentagon says US military puts ‘great power competition’ at heart of strategy

Pentagon says US military puts ‘great power competition’ at heart of strategy

WASHINGTON: The US military has put countering China and Russia at the centre of a new national defence strategy unveiled on Friday, the latest sign of shifting priorities after more than a

Bolt puts Mullings in his place in 100m

Jamaican athletics superstar Usain Bolt easily beat compatriot and this season’s fastest man over 100m Steve Mullings here on Tuesday at the Golden Spike event The 24-year-old world record holder timed 9.91sec,

Vera Zvonareva puts holders Italy out of Fed Cup

MOSCOW – World number three Vera Zvonareva put Russia into the Fed Cup final by beating Italy’s Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-2 here on Sunday. That gave the Russians an unassailable 3-0 lead over the defending champions having won both the opening singles on Saturday.
“I took account of my mistakes in the first set and improved on them,” Zvonareva said. “I wanted so much to win today in front of our supporters to give our team the deciding point. “I’m happy to win and to put our team

PSO puts furnace oil supply to KESC on hold

KARACHI – Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has denied the provision of furnace oil (FO) to Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) until price differential claims of Rs 3.9 billion are honoured by the utility corporation. A clear directive from the federal government is also needed to provide the facility to KESC, which is demanding FO on gas rate after reduction of gas supply from Sui Southern Gas Company, sources said.
However official sources in PSO on Friday have claimed that the oil

Downcast Hamilton puts on brave face

SEPANG – Britain’s Lewis Hamilton said he would “take it on the chin” Sunday after slipping from second to seventh in the Malaysian Grand Prix following a rash of problems. The 2008 champion made a good start from the front row of the grid, but was passed in turns one and two of the opening lap by Renault’s German driver Nick Heidfeld.
The McLaren driver, strongly tipped for a move to Red Bull, fought back but his charge was smothered by a slow pit-stop and a poor set of tyres,

LHC puts off Malik pardon case until 29th

LAHORE – A Lahore High Court’s (LHC) full bench on Friday adjourned the hearing of a petition challenging the presidential pardon to Interior Minister Senator Rehman Malik. A federal law officer sought time to file the reply on which the court adjourned the hearing until April 29.
Save Judiciary Committee Media Advisor Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi filed the petition submitting that the president misused his powers under Article 45 of the constitution to pardon Malik. The petitioner’s

Britain puts royal twist on April Fools’ Day

LONDON – Britons faced a right royal slew of April Fool’s jokes Friday, with a leftwing daily pretending to endorse the monarchy and a fake poll saying parents were renaming their children William and Kate.
Just weeks before the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Britons were also asked to believe the opposition Labour Party was holding its own street parties to mark the impending nuptials of leader Ed Miliband. With the news dominated by the royal wedding, British