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Pakistan to play Belgium for quarter-final spot

Photo: AFP Pakistan will be eyeing a spot in the quarter-finals of the 2018 Hockey World Cup as they play Belgium in the crossover stage of the competition in the Indian city Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Greenshirts qualified for the knockout stage after finishing in third place in Group D. They …

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ICC bans Sri Lankan off-spinner Dananjaya

Photo: AFP Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from bowling in international cricket over an illegal action, the International Cricket Council announced on Monday. Dananjaya was reported over a suspect bowling action during last month’s first Test of the England series in Sri Lanka, which the tourists won by 211 runs on …

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Situation in Balochistan deplorable: CJP – Newspaper

QUETTA: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has said the situation in Balochistan is deplorable and despite having huge mineral resources the people of the province are demanding the provision of even basic rights. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the newly constructed building of the Supreme Court’s registry here …

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Gas load shedding makes winter colder

  Winter has become colder for Pakistanis as people are not able to use heaters or stoves because of gas load shedding. The government failed to fulfill its promise as the petroleum minister announced that there will be none this winters. People in Islamabad and Rawalpindi complained of a shortage …

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Huawei mistrust imperils China tech ambitions

China’s ambitious drive to dominate next-generation 5G technology faces a sudden reality check as fears spread that telecom companies like Huawei could be proxies for Beijing’s intrusive security apparatus. Fifth-generation mobile communications are the next milestone in the digital revolution, bringing near-instantaneous connectivity and vast data capacity. They will enable …

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Govt releases 41pc less funds for development projects – Newspaper

ISLAMABAD: With tight fiscal position and revenue shortfall, the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) continues to shrink during the current fiscal year. In the first five months (July-November) of the current year, total PSDP releases by the Planning Commission amount to Rs182 billion against Rs305bn of the same period last …

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Gas leak kills three workers in Karachi factory

Three workers died of suffocation after a gas leakage in a fabric factory in Karachi’s Shah Faisal Colony on Monday. Police said the workers left the generator running through the night due to prolonged electricity disruption Sunday night. Initial reports suggested that the incident occurred due to significant gas leakage …

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Sarwar dispels ‘rumours’ of change in cabinets – Pakistan

LAHORE: Dispelling the impression of any change in the federal and provincial cabinets, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar said such “rumours” are only limited to the media. Speaking to the media persons after a polo match here on Sunday, Mr Sarwar regretted that there was no privacy left in these times …

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