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No let-up in Covid cases amid second wave

ISLAMABAD: As the second wave of coronavirus continues to gain momentum in the country, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) was informed on Friday that more than 3,000 cases were recorded for the third consecutive day, with the highest rate of …

Smith hits another ton as Australia seal ODI series

SYDNEY: Another pulsating Steve Smith century and two flying outfield catches clinched the One-day International series for Australia with a 51-run victory over India in Sydney on Sunday. Smith tormented India with his second blistering hundred in as many matches as Australia …

Phillips blasts fastest T20 century for NZ

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Glenn Phillips smashed the fastest Twenty20 International hundred for New Zealand to help the hosts to a 72-run win against West Indies on Sunday and an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The middle-order batsman hit eight sixes and …

KP, CP hang on to frustrate Northern, SP

KARACHI: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and defending champions Central Punjab held on stubbornly to deny their respective opponents as all three fifth-round fixtures in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy ended in stalemates here on Sunday. Northern’s aspirations of surging to the top of the six-team standings …

Pakistan joins Saudi-led initiative for digital cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday joined the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO), a Saudi-led initiative, aimed at promoting digital cooperation among member states. “Pakistan has joined the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO) as a founding member,” the Foreign Office said as Saudi Arabia launched the …

India bans 43 more mobile apps as it takes on China

India banned 43 mobile apps on Tuesday, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s e-commerce app Aliexpress, in a new wave of web sanctions targeted at China after the neighbours’ months-long standoff on their rugged Himalayan border. The 43 mostly Chinese-origin applications, which also …