Monthly Archives: February 2017

1st playoff: Quetta pull out thriller to reach final

PSL Live Score: Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 1st Playoff | Pakistantribe.com

SHARJAH – What an exciting end of a nail-biting thriller, as Quetta beat Peshawar Zalmi by just 1 run, in the 1st playoff of the HBL PSL 2017 at the Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah.

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Internet In The Sky: OneWeb, Intelsat merge to advance satellite internet

Internet In The Sky: OneWeb, Intelsat merge to advance satellite internet | pakistantribe.com

WASHINGTON – Satellite telecom firms OneWeb and Intelsat announced plans Tuesday to merge, and a fresh $1.7 billion investment from Japan’s SoftBank to advance an ambitious “internet in the sky” plan. The deal aims “to create a financially stronger company with the flexibility to aggressively pursue new growth opportunities resulting from the explosion in demand for broadband connectivity for people and ...

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Russian vetoes of UN resolutions on Syria

Russian vetoes of UN resolutions on Syria | pakistantribe.com

UNITED NATIONS – Russia has now blocked seven UN resolutions regarding Syria since unrest erupted there in 2011, almost always with support from China. Moscow is an unconditional supporter of Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Damascus, and its latest veto adds to the six previous ones listed below. ‘Unacceptable’ Six months after the Syrian conflict begins, Russia and China on October 4, ...

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Dubai Tennis Championships: Murray dominant on return but Wawrinka dumped out

Dubai Tennis Championships: Murray dominant on return but Wawrinka dumped out | pakistantribe.com

DUBAI – World number one Andy Murray eased into the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday on his return to court five weeks after suffering a shock Australian Open exit. Top seed Murray, now fully fit after a bout of shingles, beat Malek Jaziri 6-4, 6-1, avoiding the fate of second seed and title holder Stan Wawrinka, sensationally ...

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1st playoff: Quetta set mammoth target for Peshawar

1st playoff: Quetta set mammoth target for Peshawar | Pakistantribe.com

SHARJAH – Courtesy to firepower from Ahmed Shehzad and Kevin Pietersen, Quetta Gladiators, have set a mammoth target of 201 for Peshawar Zalmi in the 1st playoff of the HBL PSL 2017 at the Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah.

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Formula One: Kimi Raikkonen fastest as Mercedes pile on miles

Formula One: Kimi Raikkonen fastest as Mercedes pile on miles | pakistantribe.com

BARCELONA – Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen showed promising signs for Ferrari’s 2017 Formula One season by outpacing Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Tuesday’s second day of pre-season testing in Barcelona. Radical rules changes for the new season mean F1 cars are wider and more powerful than their predecessors. And that showed when Raikkonen posted a best time of 1min 20.960sec for a lap ...

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Lasers flesh out dino-bird profile

Lasers flesh out dino-bird profile | pakistantribe.com

PARIS – A chicken-sized, feathered dinosaur that scuttled around Earth 160 million years ago is helping flesh out the missing link between land-bound animals and flying ones, scientists said Tuesday. A team from China and the United States used lasers to study traces of soft tissue once attached to the now-fossilised bones of a Jurassic dinosaur called Anchiornis. The outlines revealed ...

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Russia extends Sochi F1 Grand Prix deal to 2025

Russia extends Sochi F1 Grand Prix deal to 2025 | pakistantribe.com

MOSCOW – Russia has extended the contract for hosting the country’s Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi for four years to 2025, the race promoter said on Tuesday.  “The financial details of the deal are confidential but I can assure that we’re completely satisfied with the conditions,” Sergei Vorobiev, Russian Grand Prix promoter, told AFP. The first Russian Grand Prix ...

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PSL Live: Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 1st playoff toss report

PSL Live: Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 1st playoff toss report | Pakistantribe.com

SHARJAH – Peshawar Zalmi have won the toss and opted to bowl first against Quetta in the first playoff game of HBL PSL 2017, at the Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah.

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Self Discovery: To Define is to Limit – by Minahil Mahmud

Self Discovery: To Define is to Limit – by Minahil Mahmud | pakistantribe.com

The quest for self discovery and the desire to emancipate oneself from ‘existential paralysis’ is an endeavour any person with the slightest trace of curiosity may face. That in mind, I deduce a fleeting hint of short-lived comfort to learn that those long hours spent boring holes through the fogged-up glass of the bathroom mirror, with that adamant, unflinching gaze ...

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