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Cycling: Pozzovivo in yellow with mountain win

LAUSANNE: With the help of a sudden deluge in the final kilometre Italian climber Domenico Pozzovivo of AG2R held off a pack of pursuers to edge the mountainous sixth stage of the Tour of Switzerland on Thursday. The bonus seconds he earned for the stage win also saw him edge ...

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India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

BIRMINGHAM: Title-holders India will play arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the Champions Trophy after they thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets in a semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday. Set 265 for victory, India finished on 265 for one with nearly 10 overs to spare. Rohit Sharma was 123 not out, ...

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Legendary poet Ibn-e-Insha remembered on his birthday

ISLAMABAD: Renowned poet, columnist and travelogue writer Ibn-e-Insha was remembered on his 90th birth anniversary which was observed on Thursday. Ibn-e-Insha was born in Jalandhar district of Indian Punjab in 1927. He later migrated to Pakistan, Radio Pakistan Thursday reported. Along with his poetry, he was regarded one of the ...

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Afghan Ambassador calls on Speaker National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan is in the vital interest of Pakistan and the region. He was speaking to Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Pakistan, who called on him at Parliament House, Islamabad ...

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Football: Redknapp keen to bring Terry to Birmingham

LONDON: Former England captain John Terry has been made an offer by second tier outfit Birmingham City, their manager Harry Redknpapp revealed on Thursday. Terry, 36, is leaving champions Chelsea after 22 trophy-laden years and has attracted interest from Premier League side Bournemouth as well as Birmingham’s Championship rivals Aston ...

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Footwear exports decrease by 11.31pc

ISLAMABAD: The footwear exports from the country witnessed decrease of 11.31 percent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year as compared to the same period of last year.  The footwear exports during July-April (2016-17) were recorded at $79.317 million as compared to the exports of $89.434 million ...

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Earthquake In Haiti by Olivier Laban-Mattei

Earthquake in Haiti General News, first prize stories January 20, 2010 Port-au-Prince, Haiti A girl carries a bag she has found in the rubble. In the aftermath of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti in January, thousands of residents fled the capital Port-au-Prince. They said they were tired of ...

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