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  Raonic rips Pospisil in first all-Canada final

WASHINGTON: Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic captured his sixth ATP title Sunday at the Washington Open, defeating Vasek Pospisil 6-1, 6-4 in the tour´s first all-Canadian final. In his first event since producing his best Grand Slam showing, Rao...

  Javeria Mirza shines in Eid Milan Scrabble Tournament

KARACHI: Javeria Mirza impressed everyone as she emerged victorious at the 1st Eid Milan Scrabble Tournament contested here at a local hotel. Seventeen year old Javeria, who was a runner-up at last year's World Youth Scrabble Championship, won her fi...

  Ferry with up to 200 on board sinks in Balgladesh: police

DHAKA: An overloaded ferry carrying up to 200 passengers sank Monday on a river in central Bangladesh, police said. They said 50 passengers had been rescued after the boat sank around 30 kilometres (20 miles) south of the capital Dhaka. "We have hear...

  COAS leaves for Australia on four-day official visit

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Monday left for Australia on a four-day official visit, media reported. Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) said that the Army Chief is going to Australia on special invitation of Austral...

  Lt. Gen. Khattak made new secretary defence

ISLAMABAD: The government has appointed Lt. Gen. (retd) Alam Khattak as new secretary defence. The ministry of defence in a notification issued here said that Khattak replaces Lt. Gen. Asif Yasin whose contract for the office expired. Alam Khattak ha...

  Sair Ali appointed acting PCB chairman

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appointed Justice (retd) Sair Ali as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and chief election commissioner. The acting chairman has been tasked with holding PCB elections within 30 days. Former PCB chairman Sha...

  England call up Finn to replace Plunkett

LONDON: England on Sunday called Steven Finn into the squad for the fourth Test against India to replace injured paceman Liam Plunkett. After suffering particularly badly on England´s disastrous Ashes tour of Australia, Finn has been in good form for...

  'Best ever' Commonwealth Games end in Glasgow

GLASGOW: The Glasgow Commonwealth Games were hailed as "the best ever" on Sunday as the 11-day showpiece came to an emotional conclusion inside a chilly Hampden Park.An event long written-off as a dusty anachronism in the modern, profit-driven era of...

  Real Madrid confirm signing of ´keeper Navas

MADRID: Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas, one of the stars of this year´s World Cup, has completed his move to Real Madrid from Levante, the European champions announced on Sunday evening. "Real Madrid CF and Levante UD have reached an agreement fo...

  Armitstead wins Commonwealth gold in cycling road race

GLASGOW: England claimed a one-two in the women´s road race as Lizzie Armitstead went one better than New Dehli to claim gold.It was a historic moment for Armitstead as she won England´s 2000th Commonwealth Games medal. Only Australia have won more. ...

  Palmer on double duty for first squash golds

GLASGOW: David Palmer may be Australia´s most decorated Commonwealth Games squash player but he had yet to win a gold medal until claiming two in a memorable Sunday for the 38-year-old. He came out of retirement in a bid to finally add a winning meda...

  England are tops as Commonwealth Games end

GLASGOW: England triumphed in the Commonwealth Games medals table for the first time in 28 years on Sunday, but there were final day consolations for former top dog Australia with wins in men´s hockey, netball and a squash double. England started the...

  Serena wins WTA Stanford title

STANFORD: World number one Serena Williams climbed out of an early hole to beat third-seeded German Angelique Kerber 7-6 (7/1), 6-3 on Sunday to win the WTA Stanford crown. The top-seeded American, playing her first tournament since a disappointing W...

  Sri Lankan U-15 cricket team deported from Chennai

CHENNAI: Sri Lanka’s U-15 team had to return home after being deported from Chennai by the Indian government, which has cited security reasons for their action. The Sri Lankan U-15 had reached Chennai on Sunday on the invitation of a local club to pa...

  Kylie closes ´best ever´ Games -- over to you Gold Coast

GLASGOW: Australian pop sensation Kylie Minogue helped bring the curtain down on the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Sunday in a colourful, upbeat ceremony which saw the 11-day showpiece hailed as "the best ever". A crowd of 45,000 at Hampden Park roared ...

  I will be ready whenever given a chance: Aamir

ISLAMABAD: Former pacer Muhammad Amir who doesn’t see himself playing in the 2015 World Cup is thankful to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for taking up his case saying he will be ready for cricket whenever he is given a chance to resume playing. A ...

  Li wins badminton gold, makes history

GLASGOW: Michelle Li became the first Canadian to win women´s singles gold at the Commonwealth Games badminton on Sunday as she saw off the challenge of Scotland´s Kirsty Gilmour and her passionate home following at the Emirates Arena.Li, who had cau...

  Strong 6.1 quake hits southwest China: USGS

BEIJING: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China´s Yunnan province Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck 11 kilometres (seven miles) west-northwest of the town of Wenping at a relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres....

  'American Idol' Alum Michael Johns Dead at 35

American Idol just lost one of its own. Season 7 alum Michael Johns has died at the age of 35.Both the Atlanta Journal Consitution and Johns' fansite have confirmed the shocking and tragic news. Fansite administrator Sedz  tweeted, "It is with a heav...

  Two more polio cases in Pakistan push 2014 tally to 104

CHARSADDA: Two more polio cases have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, raising the total number of country-wide polio patients to 104 so far in the current year. According to polio monitoring cell, one-year old Salma from Charsadda distri...


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Feature / Analysis

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