We need solutions rather than leaving things unresolved Misbah

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 | Leave a Comment

AUCKLAND: What´s the toughest job in sport? Managing the Brazil or England football team or coaching England´s cricket squad, for that matter? For Pakistan´s Misbah-ul-Haq, the answer is simple — it´s his position as captain of a team already dubbed “predictably unpredictable” by a rival coach at the World Cup. As well as two heavy defeats in their opening games in Australia and New Zealand,... 

What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer

Posted by on Mar 06, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Nearly 800,000 women die every year because they lack access to safe toilets and clean water, said the development organization WaterAid, which analyzed data from the Seattle-based Institute of Health Metrics research center. “This completely unacceptable situation affects women and girls’ education, their health, their dignity and ultimately, in too many cases, results in an early and needless death,”... 

More than 100 dead in Afghanistan avalanches

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KABUL: Avalanches triggered by heavy snow have killed more than 100 people in mountainous areas of northern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, as rescuers battled to save dozens more trapped in the snow. Almost all of the victims were in Panjshir province, approximately 150 kilometres (90 miles) north of the capital Kabul, acting governor Abdul Rahman Kabiri told AFP. The avalanches came after two days of heavy... 

NZ beat Scotland but batting less than impressive

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

WELLINGTON: New Zealand almost wasted a superb bowling effort to bumble their way to a three-wicket victory over Scotland in their cricket World Cup Pool A match in Dunedin on Tuesday. The co-hosts finished on 146 for seven, although they made it harder for themselves than they should have after bowling Scotland out for 142. Scotland’s opening bowler Iain Wardlaw took three for 57 in 9.5 overs to give New Zealand... 

Petrol will become cheaper than CNG Abbasi

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Friday that petrol would become cheaper than CNG in Pakistan. Abbasi who has been under pressure over the petrol shortage in the country made this statement during the meeting on the Senate Committees formed to probe the crisis. Abbasi said on January 1 the country experienced its largest demand for petrol in history. He added that following the decrease in the... 

Present government is more incompetent than last Imran

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

JEDDAH: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said the present government had broken the record of incompetence set by the government of Asif Ali Zardari. Speaking to reporters here, Khan said the government was trying to form a judicial commission without any authority. Khan added he hoped the 2013 elections would be free and fair, however they turned out to be the most controversial. According to Khan... 

Will prove KP is better province than others Imran Khan

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Sunday from now on his complete focus will be dedicated to the development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and he will make sure that it emerges as better province than others. Addressing PTI’s convention here in Peshawar, Imran Khan said the police system has been transformed in KP and reforms are also being introduced in the public hospitals. He said one... 

Decision made to take more than 6000 suspects into protective custody

Posted by on Dec 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry has decided to take more than 6,000 suspects into protective custody across the country and their lists have been prepared, Geo News reported. The interior ministry has issued orders to all the four provinces and Islamabad administration for taking into custody 6,777 suspects, majority of them belong to banned outfits. These persons are likely to be taken into protective custody during... 

Ebola toll rises to more than 6900 WHO

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GENEVA: More than 6,900 people have now died from the Ebola virus, almost all of them in west Africa, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. As of December 14, there were 18,569 cases of infection of the deadly virus in the three worst affected countries, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and 6,900 deaths. This is out of a total of 18,603 cases and 6,915 deaths across eight countries affected by the outbreak. In... 

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

FERGUSON: National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in civil unrest after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of an unarmed black teenager. There have been protests in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta and other cities decrying Monday´s... 
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