Archive for March 16th, 2017

English footballer David James to join Ronaldinho in Pakistan

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English footballer David James to join Ronaldinho in Pakistan

Excitement of football enthusiasts is continuing to escalate as English footballer David James has also announced to visit Pakistan in July, reportd Dunya News on Thursday. The English goalkeeper David James has represented Manchester United and Liverpool in his career. James played 572 premier league matches and the opposition could […]

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Olympics: IOC clashes with US over anti-doping reform

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Olympics: IOC clashes with US over anti-doping reform

PYEONGCHANG (AFP) – The top Olympics body rejected American proposals for reforming the World Anti-Doping Agency on Thursday, as one of its members stirred controversy by comparing a ban on Russian athletes to the Holocaust. The International Olympic Committee s executive board issued a declaration calling for a “more robust […]

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Africa elects new football chief after three decades

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Africa elects new football chief after three decades

ADDIS ABABA: (AFP) – Madagascan Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office to usher in a “new dawn” for the sport on the continent. Ahmad, head of Madagascar s football federation, won the election in […]

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Pakistan Army reach National Netball Championship final

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Pakistan Army reach National Netball Championship final

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Pakistan Army have qualified for the final of both men and women events of 16th National Netball Championship here at the Hamidi Hall of Pakistan Sports Complex. In the first semifinal of men event, Pakistan Army defeated Pakistan Air Force 31-29 in a thriller to earn a […]

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Zara owner Inditex profits up on international drive

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Zara owner Inditex profits up on international drive

ARTEIXO, Spain (AFP) – Spain s fashion retail giant Inditex, owner of popular brand Zara, said Wednesday that its drive to expand internationally helped push up profits last year. Inditex, one of the world s largest fashion retailers, said in a statement that its bottom-line profit rose by 10 percent […]

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WB approves $450m to eliminate poverty in Pakistan

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WB approves $450m to eliminate poverty in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The World Bank has approved a package worth 450 million dollars to support the government efforts help poverty-stricken people in Pakistan. The program aims to raise financial access throughout Pakistan to fifty percent of adults, including twenty-five percent women by 2020. Similarly, in the next three […]

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Automobile boom: Black marketing at peak under guise of ‘own money’

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Automobile boom: Black marketing at peak under guise of ‘own money’

Pakistan’s automobile industry is reaping fruits of economic turnaround as sale of cars has augmented by 24pc in first seven months of ongoing fiscal year. Similarly, sale of tractors has witnessed massive upward trajectory of 85pc in country’s urban areas during same period. These stats were shared by All Pakistan […]

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PSX might skyrocket in case PM gets clean chit in Panama case

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PSX might skyrocket in case PM gets clean chit in Panama case

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is likely to see a massive surge in case Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif gets a clean chit from Supreme Court in Panama Leaks case. The experts believe that the stock market might go up by 5000 points in such an eventuality, reported Dunya News. However, […]

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India’s richest man shakes up telecoms market

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India’s richest man shakes up telecoms market

MUMBAI (AFP) – Buyouts, mergers and quick exits — as India’s richest man shakes up the country’s ultra-competitive mobile market, telecommunications companies are scrambling to either consolidate or cut their losses and run. Norwegian multinational Telenor recently became the latest to quit India and analysts expect other brands will disappear […]

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One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF’s Paris office

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One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF’s Paris office

PARIS (AFP) – An employee at the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund suffered injuries to her hands and face after opening a letter which exploded on Thursday, police said. Several people were evacuated from the building near the Arc de Triomphe monument “as a precaution”, a police source […]

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