Daily Archives: March 1, 2017

Elephants are insomniacs, sleeping just 2 hours a night

Elephants are insomniacs, sleeping just 2 hours a night | pakistantribe.com

MIAMI – Elephants hardly ever sleep in the wild, getting around two hours of shut-eye per night and only in the wee hours of the morning, researchers said Wednesday. The findings in the journal PLOS ONE are based on two female wild African elephants — living in Botswana’s Chobe National Park — who appear to sleep the least of any known ...

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PSL 2017: Karachi Kings send defending champion back home

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SHARJAH – Brilliant bowling by the Karachi Kings bowlers helps them successfully defend a low total of 126 runs to get another life in the tournament in the 2nd playoff of the HBL PSL 2017 at Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah.

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Tennis: Ruthless Andy Murray races into Dubai Open quarters

Tennis: Ruthless Andy Murray races into Dubai Open quarters | pakistantribe.com

DUBAI – Andy Murray said he was getting closer to his brilliant best as the top seed hammered Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 6-0 to surge into the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. The world number one’s rapid victory lined up a Thursday meeting with Philipp Kohlschreiber after the German beat Russian Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4. “It was very tough at ...

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BREAKING: Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

BREAKING: Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general | pakistantribe.com

WASHINGTON – Russian jets bombed US-backed forces in several small villages in northern Syria after they mistakenly thought Islamic State forces were in the area, a top US general said Wednesday. On Tuesday, “we had some Russian aircraft and regime aircraft bomb some villages that I believe they thought were held by ISIS, yet … actually on the ground were some ...

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“Dear PCB, Please don’t try this at home” – by Abdullah Ansari

"Dear PCB, Please don't try this at home" - by Abdullah Ansari | pakistantribe.com

Like many other Pakistanis, I am glad about the advent of PSL in recent years. I enjoy the game and understand the value of opportunities youngsters are getting as they play with modern greats like Kevin Pieterson, Chris Gayle, Mahela Jayawardene, etc. Yes, it hurts to know that PSL is the only league in the world which isn’t played inside ...

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US Economy: Americans buy more trucks, SUVs in February

US Economy: Americans buy more trucks, SUVs in February | pakistantribe.com

CHICAGO – Americans’ strong appetite for light trucks and sport utility vehicles helped drive sales higher in February at some automakers, while others struggled with continued weakening demand for sedans and compact cars. GM and Nissan posted sales gains last month, while Ford and Fiat Chrysler’s US subsidiary reported declines compared to the same period a year ago. Industry watchers were ...

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Kabul suicide blasts toll jumps to 16: health ministry

Kabul suicide blasts toll jumps to 16: health ministry | pakistantribe.com

KABUL – Taliban suicide assaults that rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Wednesday killed 16 people, Afghanistan’s health ministry spokesman said, in a sharp increase to the toll from the near simultaneous attacks. Explosions and gunfire echoed through Kabul after the Taliban assaults on two security compounds, as the insurgents ramp up attacks even before the start of their annual spring offensive. ...

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Tennis: Dubai Tennis Championships results – Wednesday March 1

Tennis: Dubai Tennis Championships results - Wednesday March 1 | pakistantribe.com

DUBAI – Results on the third day of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday. Second round Gael Monfils (FRA x4) bt Dan Evans (GBR) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 Robin Haase (NED) bt Tomas Berdych (CZE x5) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Fernando Verdasco (ESP) bt Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x6) 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 KNOW MORE: WTA Malaysian Open results – Wednesday March 1 Lucas Pouille ...

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NBA: Kevin Durant out ‘indefinitely’ after ligament sprain – Warriors

NBA: Kevin Durant out 'indefinitely' after ligament sprain - Warriors | pakistantribe.com

SAN FRANCISCO – Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant faces an indefinite injury layoff after spraining a knee ligament but could return before the end of the regular season, the NBA team said Wednesday. Durant hobbled off the court during the Warriors’ defeat to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday after a collision with team-mate Zaza Pachulia. “It has been determined that ...

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PSL Live: Islamabad vs Karachi 2nd playoff toss report

PSL Live: Islamabad vs Karachi 2nd playoff toss report | Pakistantribe.com

SHARJAH – Islamabad United have won the toss and opted to bowl first in the 2nd playoff game of HBL PSL 2017, at the Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah.

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