Peshawar hold nerve to beat Karachi in tense finish

SHARJAH: West Indies international Darren Sammy delivered a calculated final over as Peshawar Zalmi survived a whirlwind Ravi Bopara knock to beat Karachi Kings by three runs in a tense finish in Sharjah on Thursday. Bopara smashed 67 of 32 balls in an innings that included five fours and four sixes to help revive his…

Rocket Internet to shut down carpooling app Tripda

German startup factory Rocket Internet is set to shut down its carpooling app Tripda, Tech in Asia has learned from a source. Tripda differs from ride apps like Uber by focusing on carpooling across long distances or for regular commutes. It started out in Brazil in 2014 before expanding to several developing nations. It covers…

SC stays execution of two APS attackers

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court stayed on Tuesday the execution of two men convicted by military courts for their involvement in the Army Public School attack. The men namely Taj Muhammad and Aliur Rehman were convicted of facilitating the deadly attack on the army-run school on December 16, 2014 that killed over 140, mostly children. A…

PM meets Queen Maxima of Netherlands

ISLAMABAD: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as she began her three-day visit as part of global efforts to promote financial inclusion on Tuesday. The queen is visiting Pakistan in the capacity of UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development. During the meeting at PM House…

Abdul Basit meets Hurriyat leader Geelani in Delhi

Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit met on Tuesday Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Delhi. According to NDTV, Basit inquired about the Hurriyat leader’s health and discussed views on the disputed part of his homeland. He “assured him that Pakistan will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to the people…