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PML-N scores upset victory against PTI in Lodhran by-election

LODHRAN: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has pulled off a stunning upset victory against the favorite PTI in the by-election of NA-154, Lodhran, unofficial results show.  According to results received from all 338 polling stations, PML-N’s Pir Iqbal Shah bagged 113, 230 vote with an overall lead of 27, 540 votes against PTI candidate Ali…

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U19 World Cup: Determined Ireland beat Afghanistan in thriller

Ireland caused something of an upset at the Cobham Oval on Saturday (20 January) seeing off Group D’s early pace-setters Afghanistan in their final league game. Their victory was met with chilling silence from the sizeable contingent of Afghanistan fans who had gathered for a bit of weekend entertainment, but this was a remarkable, fighting…

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Chatara grabs four as Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka

Dhaka: Fast bowler Tendai Chatara claimed four wickets to help Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka by 12 runs in the second one-day international of the tri-nation tournament in Dhaka on Wednesday. Chasing 291 for victory, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 278 in 48.1 overs despite a fighting 37-ball 64 by Thisara Perera. Opener Kusal Perera…

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Is Mawra Hocane upset over pictures of Mahira and Ranbir together?

NEWS DESK: Pictures of Pakistani beauty Mahira Khan and Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor went viral yesterday. A number of people were speculating if they are dating. Now we don’t any confirmation or denial to that. However, there is another picture that is a hot topic of discussion: Mawra Hocane’s tearful shots that she shared on…

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KPK polls upset PTI big guns

During Saturday’s local bodies elections, opponents upset many big guns of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in their home constituencies. Watch this report.

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Nadal upset by Wawrinka as Federer, Djokovic advance

ROME: Seven-time Italian Open winner Rafa Nadal lost 7-6(7) 6-2 to Stan Wawrinka on Friday meaning there will be an all-Swiss semi-final after Roger Federer crushed Thomas Berdych 6-3 6-3. Top seed Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the third successive match before reaching the last four with a 6-3 3-6 6-1 win over Japanese…

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Beating West Indies was no upset, says Ireland captain

NELSON: Ireland captain William Porterfield demanded his side be treated with respect after their four-wicket World Cup win over the West Indies on Monday, denying the result was an upset and taking aim at cricket's two-tier system. Elated at claiming yet another scalp from among cricket's elite nations, Porterfield said he believed Ireland were good…

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Ireland clinch historic four-wicket win over Windies

NELSON: Ireland caused the first upset of the World Cup when an audacious 92 by Paul Stirling paved the way for a four-wicket win over the West Indies at Nelson's Saxton Oval on Monday. Stirling stood in a match-defining 106-run stand with Ed Joyce for the second wicket as Irelandchased down a 305-run target with…

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Amin Fahim not upset with PPP, claims Shah

KARACHI: Khurshid Shah, opposition leader and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader, Saturday claimed that Amin Fahim is not upset with the party. The sources said that Amin Fahim had met with the former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf a few days ago. They further said that Fahim is not happy with PPP leadership over…

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Younis upset after Australia series snub

KARACHI: Former captain Younis Khan Wednesday expressed disappointment as Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) selection committee dropped him from national team squad for One Day International (ODI) against Australia. Earlier, PCB’s chief selector Moin Khan announced national squad in Lahore. Replying to a question, Moin said that Younis Khan is not fit for the ODIs. “We…

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Steyn upset by criticism from own fans, says De Villiers

CAPE TOWN: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn was left distressed after being heavily criticised by his own fans for opting against chasing victory in the drawn first test against India, the team's vice-captain AB de Villiers said.The hosts finished eight runs short of a world record target of 458 as they cautiously played out…

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South Africa fast bowler Steyn upset by criticism

CAPE TOWN: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn was left distressed after being heavily criticised by his own fans for opting against chasing victory in the drawn first Test against India, the team's vice-captain AB de Villiers said.The hosts finished eight runs short of a world record target of 458 as they cautiously played out…

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Bridget Jones fans v. upset at Mr Darcy's death

LONDON: Fans of fictional everywoman Bridget Jones have taken to social media to express their outrage that novelist Helen Fielding has killed off love interest Mark Darcy in her latest novel.In “Bridget Jones: Mad about The Boy”, the 30-something London singleton obsessed with her romantic life, weight and cigarette consumption who captured the zeitgeist of…

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Militants attacked to upset Sharif-Singh meeting in New York: Omar Abdullah

SRINAGAR: A group of militants who attacked a police station and army camp in India's Himalayan state of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday had crossed the border from Pakistan the previous day, the state's chief minister said.Omar Abdullah told reporters the raid, in which at least eight people have been killed, appeared designed to upset…

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Syrian rebels upset with US after chemical weapons deal

AMMAN: The Syrian opposition feels badly let down by Washington's decision to do a deal with Moscow to eliminate Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons but diplomats are warning the Syrian National Coalition that it risks losing Western support if it cannot adapt to new realities.The rift that has alienated the Syrian opposition from the United States…

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Japan upset by French cartoon linking Fukushima to Olympics

TOKYO: Japan is to formally complain about a cartoon that appeared in a French weekly newspaper showing sumo wrestlers with extra limbs in front of the Fukushima nuclear plant and linking this to the Olympics, the top government spokesman said on Thursday.Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 summer Olympic Games after overcoming concerns…

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May 11 polling results show many upset wins in country

This report sheds light on many upset wins and failures of key politicians in May 11 polling across country.

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Federer slaps down Tomic after Del Potro upset

MELBOURNE: Roger Federer was in no mood to let a trend develop after the first real upsets of the week at the Australian Open tennis on Saturday and slapped down local upstart Bernard Tomic with authority to reach the fourth round.Juan Martin del Potro stunned Federer to win the U.S. Open in 2009 but the…

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Upstarts Manchester City looking to upset aristocratic Real Madrid

MADRID: Upstart nouveau riche Manchester City will attempt to rattle aristocratic nine-times winners Real Madrid when they play their Champions League Group D opener at Real's Bernabeu stadium on Tuesday.Bankrolled by Abu Dhabi owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, City have splashed more cash on players than even big-spending Real over the past four…

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Topless Kate photos in French mag upset UK royals

PARIS: French magazine Closer published a series of photos of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, sunbathing topless on Friday, dealing a fresh blow to the royal family as it tries to move on from a scandal over naked shots of Prince Harry. Closer, a weekly round-up of celebrity gossip, ran a five-page spread of…

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Pakistan upset at Ajmal's omission from ICC awards

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has conveyed its concern to the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the omission of off-break bowler Saeed Ajmal from the shortlist of nominees for the annual ICC awards.Having been named in the ICC's test team of the year, Ajmal missed the shortlist of nominees for the international, test and one-day…

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