Indian minister demands inquiry into team’s defeat against Pakistan

Indian Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale has sought an inquiry into India’s defeat against Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final last month. “India had defeated Pakistan in the earlier match. How can such a strong team lose to its arch-rivals Pakistan in the final by 180 runs?”  Athawale was quoted by Indian media as saying on Friday. Indian team which had earlier defeated Pakistan by 124 run in their opening match was thrashed in the final of the Champions Trophy. . Pakistan crushed defending champions India by…

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Pakistan to become first country to test 5G: Anusha Rahman

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rahman said on Saturday that Pakistan would become the first country in the world to test 5G technology. Addressing a press conference in connection with the award of 4G spectrum license, she expressed the hope that Pakistan would soon acquire the technology. The 4G spectrum license was sold for $295 million. The ceremony was also attended by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Rehman said the total amount of the auction had been deposited in the government’s account. The minister added that the…

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Pak lady scientist’s work becomes title of international journal

KARACHI: An international prestigious science journal for its cover page selected the work of a Pakistani female scientist. A senior official of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) of University of Karachi said that the work of Dr Sammer Yousuf,  Associate Professor at ICCBS has appeared on the cover page of the June issue of Acta Crystallographica Section C Structural Chemistry. He said that the aforesaid work is the part of research project of her student Ms Ammara Shahid. He maintained that Acta Crystallographica C impact factor…

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EU fines Google record $2.7 billion in first antitrust case

EU antitrust regulators hit Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday, taking a tough line in the first of three investigations into the company’s dominance in searches and smartphones. It is the biggest fine the EU has ever imposed on a single company in an antitrust case, exceeding a 1.06-billion-euro sanction handed down to U.S. chipmaker Intel (INTC.O) in 2009. The European Commission said the world’s most popular internet search engine has 90 days to stop favoring its own shopping service or face a…

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