Kamran Khan

Yasir, Imran handed Test cap as Pakistan bat first

DUBAI: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss and decided to bat in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday. Pakistan, without their ace spinner Saeed Ajmal who was last month suspended for illegal bowling action, gave debuts to leg-spinner Yasir Shah and paceman Imran Khan. They have also included a second spinner, left-armer Zulfiqar Babar. Australia handed …

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COAS departs for Indonesia on official visit

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday departed for Indonesia on a three-day official visit According to ISPR, the COAS is visiting Indonesia on a special invitation from high ranking military official. General Raheel Sharif will be meeting Indonesia’s top military officers during the visit.  

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Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, who was paralysed from the chest down in a knife attack in 2010, can now walk using a frame. The treatment, a world first, was carried out by surgeons in Poland in collaboration …

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Edhi Home robbery: Sketches of 3 suspects drawn

KARACHI: Police have prepared computerized sketches of the men who robbed Edhi Foundation with the help of witnesses and CCTV footage. The three men whose sketches have been prepared are said to be aged 39, 50 and 60 years old. The robbers deprived the Edhi Foundation of millions of rupees in cash and gold on Sunday. The robbers held famous …

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Defiant Imran shows flexibility in rigid stance

ISLAMABAD: Former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan showed some flexibility on late Monday night as he announced that he would end his sit-in if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declares his assets ‘honestly’. Speaking to his supporters here at the PTI sit-in, he said that a youth, who did not know how to speak Urdu, had been given an entire …

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Oil prices extend gains in Asia

SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose in Asia Monday, lifted by a surge in equities following last week´s sharp gains on Wall Street, but analysts said prices remain weighed by weak demand in an oversupplied market. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for delivery in November climbed 44 cents to $83.19 a barrel in afternoon trade, and Brent crude for December added four …

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