Monday, March 02, 2015

Manoeuvring for Senate polls peaks

ISLAMABAD - Reaffirming their stance on proposed 22nd constitutional amendment, PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman have landed on same page to check horse-trading through other means and also gave tacit indication of jointly contesting the upcoming Senate elections from ...

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  • Ferrer, Bacsinszky win Mexico Open titles

    Acapulco - David Ferrer won a record-equalling fourth Mexican Open title with a 6-3 7-5 victory over Kei Nishikori in the Acapulco hardcourt final.The Spanish world number nine's triumph put him ...

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  • Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand

    PATTAYA - South Korea's Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand in Pattaya on Sunday, finishing at 15-under-par 273 to hold off world number three Stacy Lewis.Yang struck a 3-under 69 to win by two ...

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  • Coutinho stunner clips Manchester City's wings

    LIVERPOOL - Philippe Coutinho scored a sensational winning goal as Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday to close on the Premier League top four and dent their opponents' title defence.The ...

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  • Ko cruises to New Zealand Open victory

    CHRISTCHURCH - World number one Lydia Ko cruised to her second New Zealand Open championship crown in three years on Sunday after surviving a slight wobble midway through her final round.New ...

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  • Nadal aims for slice of clay-court history

    BUENOS AIRES - Reigning French Open champ Rafael Nadal defeated Carlos Berlocq in straight sets to reach the final of the Argentina Open where he will try to secure a slice of clay-court history. The ...

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  • Still a long way to go for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD - Wahab Riaz's sparkling performance with both willow and leather saved Pakistan blushes against minnows Zimbabwe and ensured at least green caps stay in the hunt for a place in the World ...

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  • Sports brief

    Pak U-14 in World Jr Tennis quartersISLAMABAD - Pakistan U-14 team thrashed Saudi Arabia 3-0 to reach the World Junior Tennis Team Championship quarterfinals at Kuching, Malaysia. Pakistan was placed ...

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  • Giant Irfan a cut above for Pakistan

    BRISBANE - M Irfan was back to his best as Pakistan had to rely on their bowlers to get their stuttering World Cup campaign back on track after yet another dismal batting performance against Zimbabwe ...

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  • Misbah tells batsmen to shape up

    BRISBANE - Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq told his batsmen to shape-up or ship out of the World Cup after the 1992 champions scraped a 20-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday. It was Pakistan's first ...

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  • Wahab the man as Pakistan taste win at last

    BRISBANE - Pakistan got their World Cup campaign back on track Sunday when the 1992 champions downed Zimbabwe by 20 runs to claim their first win of the tournament. Led by some patient batting from ...

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  • Taylor can't comprehend Pakistan loss

    BRISBANE - Zimbabwe wicketkeeper Brendan Taylor said he couldn't comprehend his team's 20-run loss to Pakistan at the World Cup in Brisbane on Sunday. After restricting Pakistan to 235 for seven, ...

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  • Rampant Sri Lanka extend England's agony

    WELLINGTON - England's horror World Cup run continued when Sri Lanka smashed the third-highest run chase in the tournament's history to clinch a nine-wicket defeat in Wellington on Sunday. Centuries ...

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  • Give up, pack up, come home: Media, fans can't bear England's form

    LONDON - Three defeats in four matches has left English media and fans shell-shocked. Even the cricket team's best batting display was not good enough when the Three Lions were tamed by Sri Lanka at ...

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  • Disabled rockers earn Eurovision semi-final spot

    AFPHELSINKIMiddle-aged rock band PKN has won the spot to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest after TV viewers strongly backed the rockers with learning disabilities.Their entry song - a ...

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  • People say my work is weard: Rita

    BTGPristine Rita Ora knows some people think her way of working is ‘weird’. The 24-year-old Brit has been busy with her upcoming album, which is due out later this year. While in the ...

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  • US astronauts begin spacewalk

    AFPMIAMITwo US astronauts on Sunday stepped out on the third spacewalk to prepare the International Space Station for the arrival of more commercial spacecraft in the coming years.Barry Wilmore and ...

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  • I haven’t dated anyone in years: Swift

    Pennsylvania (BTG): Taylor Swift has gone on the offensive over the media’s presentation of her dating history and song-writing process. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph the ...

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  • ‘Don’t hack JLaw’

    Los Angeles (Belfast): Actress Sigourney Weaver has called on hackers to leave Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence alone.She said there was ‘no escape’ from social media and it was ...

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  • Iran says ready to let in Internet firms

    AFPTEHRANIran could allow Internet giants such as Google to operate in the Islamic republic if they respect its ‘cultural’ rules, Fars news agency said Sunday quoting a senior ...

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  • IN BREIFS

    China's wild panda population up 17pcBEIJING: China's population of wild giant pandas jumped nearly 17 percent over a decade - state media reported, citing an official survey - with conservation ...

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  • Music is in my blood: Jack Black

    California (BFG): Jack Black says acting requires far more preparation than music. The multitalented star is prolific in both the acting and music industries, impressing with films such as School of ...

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