Sarfaraz, Hassan power Sindh to four-wicket win

KARACHI:A sparkling 51-run partnership between Sarfaraz Ahmed and Hassan Khan set a four-wicket win for Sindh against Balochistan at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi in the National T20 Cup on Sunday. The pair scored the crucial runs for the sixth-wicket from just 22 balls that took Sindh over the line with five balls to spare. Sarfaraz, who smashed six fours and a six in his blistering 28-ball 44, and HRead More…

(Cricket): More than Rs2million up for grabs in National U19 One-Day tourney

KARACHI:Teenage cricketers from the six Cricket Associations will not only be looking to get into the limelight but will also try to put their best to grab lucrative cash prizes in National U19 One-Day Tournament, which begins today (Tuesday). The event, which serves as a steppingstone for these players to graduate to the Pakistan U19 side, will be played across Lahore, Muridke and Sheikhupura. Sindh will be eaRead More…

Naved bowls Hawks United to victory

KARACHI:Left-armer paceman Naved Ahmed helped Hawks United to a narrow eight-run victory over Karachi Striker Cricket Club in the second Corporate T-20 League Cricket Tournament here at the Country Club Ground. Hawks United posted 150 runs before losing all of their wickets in 19 overs. Muhammad Talha top scored for the side with 27 runs. Right-arm Leg spinner Talha Ahmed claimed three wickets for 27 runs in foRead More…

Baldia factory arson case: SHC admits pleas for hearing

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday admitted for hearing appeals of five convicts, including two MQM workers, challenging their sentences in the Baldia factory fire case. A two-member bench of the SHC, headed by Justice KK Agha, issued a notice to the Prosecutor General and sought the complete record of the case from the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) that handed down the September 22 verdict sentencing Zubair akRead More…

Woman strangled to death near Shahdadkot

SHAHDADKOT:A woman was strangulated to death in village Bhanri Ji Wandh near Shahdadkot on Monday. According to the victim’s heirs, accused Mir Magsi strangulated his wife Rubeena to death in village Bhanri Ji Wandh near Shahdadkot. The accused fled to unknown destination after committing the crime. The body was shifted to a local hospital for an autopsy and later handed over to the heirs. The cause behind thRead More…

Workers’ remittances continue to rise

KARACHI:State Bank of Pakistan has said that workers’ remittances remained above $2 billion for the fourth consecutive month in September. They increased to $2.3 billion, 31.2 percent higher than the same month last year and nine percent higher than in August, said the central bank in a statement on Monday. On a cumulative basis, remittances rose to a record $ 7.1 billion in Q1-FY21, 31.1 higher than the sameRead More…

SHC orders IGP, home dept, others to recover missing persons

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday issued notices to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, home department and others pertaining to the recovery of missing persons. A two-member bench, headed by Justice KK Agha, heard petitions filed by families of missing persons. The court directed relevant authorities to recover missing citizens and sought replies from IGP Sindh, home department and others until 10 NovRead More…

SHC seeks biometric verification of prisoners

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday directed the jail authorities to conduct biometric verification of prisoners in jails with the help of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). A two-member bench, headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, heard a petition stating that certain convicted prisoners in connivance with the jail authorities have replaced themselves with their namesakes in prisons by paRead More…

SMEs expect more from trade bodies: Thaver

Karachi:The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) being dissatisfied by the managing committees (MC) of most of the trade associations and chambers of commerce and industry has invited the attention of the Director of Trade Associations (DTO) towards neglect of SME members by the trade bodies. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver, in a statement here Monday, said SME members are taken for granted. He said tRead More…

Southern Punjab fined for maintaining slow over-rate

KARACHI:Southern Punjab have been fined Rs10,000 for maintaining a slow over-rate during their Sunday’s National T20 Cup match against Northern. In the stipulated time, Southern Punjab were an over short of their target after taking into account time allowances and, as such, were charged under Article 2.22 of the PCB’s Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel that deals with minimum over-rate oRead More…