NAB summons Shahbaz today in three corruption cases

NAB summons Shahbaz today in three corruption cases

NAB summons Shahbaz:LAHORE: The National Accoun­tability Bureau (NAB) summoned on Monday former chief minister and PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif for his alleged involvement in three corruption cases. NAB has been conducting inquiries against Mr Sharif in different corruption cases, including Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme, Punjab Power Development Company (PPDC) and the potable water project. Mr Sharif was directed to appear before the NAB investigating team at 11am in the Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing scheme corruption case and at 2pm again in the PPDC case. The PML-N president has already appeared three times before…

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‘What you see is what you get’: U.S. beach volleyball team vow to keep wearing bikinis despite new dress code

Volleyball

‘What you see is what you get’: U.S. beach volleyball team vow to keep wearing bikinis despite new dress code   Good news – the U.S. women’s Olympic beach volleyball team has no intention of covering up in London – despite new rules which allow them to. There will be no conservative shorts or T-shirts for TeamUSA as they limber up in the shadow of London’s 10 Downing Street, as they have chosen to remain in their skimpy crop-tops and bikini bottoms. ‘We’re not uncomfortable in our bikinis,’ said team…

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Commonwealth Shooting Championships: India Continues to Dominate

Commonwealth

Commonwealth Shooting Championships: India Continues to Dominate  India took their gold medal count to five in four days of the Commonwealth Shooting Championships 2017, with Olympian Prakash Nanjappa and double-trapper Ankur Mittal winning the yellow metal here Nov. 3. Nanjappa led yet another Indian clean sweep at the Men’s 50 meter Pistol with World Cup Final bronze medalist Amanpreet Singh winning the silver and Jitu Rai his second bronze of the competition. Ankur Mittal added more glitter to his best-ever international year with the Double Trap gold while Shreyasi Singh…

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Star Indian Boxer Mary Kom Wins Gold at Asian Boxing Championship

Star Indian

Star Indian Boxer Mary Kom Wins Gold at Asian Boxing Championship Star Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom defeated Hyang Mi Kim of North Korea in the women’s 48kg category to clinch the gold at the Asian Boxing Championship here Nov. 8. The Olympic bronze medalist got the better of her opponent in a unanimous 5-0 verdict in the final to win her fifth gold at the Asian Boxing Championship and first in the 48 kg category. “I am really happy the way this championship has panned out. I would like…

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India Ends Commonwealth Shooting Championship Campaign on High Note

India Ends

India Ends Commonwealth Shooting Championship Campaign on High Note  India ended the Commonwealth Shooting Championships with a haul of 20 medals as Satyendra Singh and Sanjeev Rajput bagged gold and silver respectively in the mens 50 meter Rifle 3 Positions event on the concluding day of competitions here Nov. 6. India Ends : The Indian squad won a total of six gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals after a week of competition. This included a gold and silver each in Shotgun events while the rest were from the Rifle…

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India Beats New Zealand in T20 Shootout, Wins First T20 Series Against Black Caps

Zealand

India Beats New Zealand in T20 Shootout, Wins First T20 Series Against Black Caps India beat New Zealand by six runs in a thrilling finish to win the third Twenty20 Nov. 7. Chasing 68 in a series decider reduced by rain to eight overs per side, the Black Caps were restricted to 61-6. India finished at 67-5 and won the three-match series 2-1, its first victory in a bilateral engagement in this format over New Zealand. India also won the competitive one-day international series 2-1. The persistent rain and a…

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Women’s Hockey: India Beats China, Wins Asia Cup Title After 13 Years

India Beats

Women’s Hockey: India Beats China, Wins Asia Cup Title After 13 Years India created history as they edged past China 5-4 via shootouts to win the women’s Asia Cup hockey title here Nov. 5. With this, India also qualified for next year’s World Cup as Continental Champions. It was skipper Rani who scored the winning goal for India while Savita made a great save in sudden death to ensure India the 5-4 score in the penalty shootout. Earlier, it was Navjot Kaur who scored India’s lone goal in the 25th…

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Ranji Trophy Pujara Helps Saurashtra Take Massive Lead

Ranji Trophy

Ranji Trophy Pujara Helps Saurashtra Take Massive Lead  India top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara missed out on a successive double hundred but helped Saurashtra post a commendable 570 against Gujarat in the first innings of their Group B Ranji Trophy tie here Nov. 10. Pujara (182) stitched together a 253-run stand for the second wicket along with fellow overnight centurion Snell Patel (156) as Gujarat’s 17-year-old left-arm spinner Siddharth Desai returned best figures of 4/154. Pujara, who scored 204 against Jharkhand in Saurashtra’s previous encounter, put on 69 runs with Jaydev…

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Pollution May Lead to Change of Date for Annual Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

Pollution May

Pollution May Lead to Change of Date for Annual Airtel Delhi Half Marathon The alarming levels of pollution in the national capital have forced the organizers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – currently scheduled for Nov. 19. – to consider changing the date of the event. “There is a possibility to shift this event to a new window… we may organize the event earlier or later. We have the option of the alternative window. We will discuss with our stakeholders and see which will the best window for the…

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Delhi Dynamos Beat FC Pune City in Indian Super League Opener

Delhi Dynamos

Delhi Dynamos Beat FC Pune City in Indian Super League Opene A terrific second-half display from youngster Lallianzuala Chhangte helped the Delhi Dynamos register an impressive 3-2 victory over FC Pune City in their Indian Super League opener at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here Nov. 22. The 20-year-old from Mizoram created the first goal for Delhi before netting one for himself on a memorable evening. Paulo Henrique Dias Da Cruz, Chhangte and Matias Mirabaje scored three second-half goals for the winners, while Emiliano Alfaro and Marcos Tebar…

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