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Shoaib Akhtar recalls physical altercation with Mohammad Asif

Rawalpindi Express criticises the mindset of the 37-year-old Former Pakistan’s star fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said that pacer Mohammad Asif wasted his career due to poor behaviour. The Rawalpindi Express, shared his personal experience of playing with his 37-year-old. “I hit him once with the bat once in 2006,” Akhtar said. “I should have done it twice with the way he was behaving then. The country had never produced such talent before.” The former cricketer added that the Sialkot Stallions fast-bowler was behaving in a shady manner since 2006. “IRead More

S Africa anti-racism protests over ‘whites-only graduation party’

Tear gas fired outside Cape Town school after graduation party, allegedly organised by parents, was attended only by white students and teachers The South African police have fired tear gas at opposition activists protesting against alleged racism at a Cape Town school after a so-called “whites-only” year-end dance party was organised off-site, reportedly by parents. Anti-riot police on Friday fired tear gas and water cannon at nearly 2,000 members of the radical left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party who gathered near the school. “Police fired tears, stun grenade and usedRead More

Fazl declares war against govt, says retreating would be a sin

PESHAWAR, Nov 22 (DNA): Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman Sunday termed the movement against the government as a declaration of war and said it would be a sin to retreat from it. Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that the people of Peshawar held a referendum in the PDM rally today. The ruling party is confused by today s rally. He congratulated the PDM leaders for the exemplary rally. He also expressed condolences to Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif on the demise of their mother. He saidRead More

AJK PM denounces indiscriminate Indian forces firing

MUZAFFARABAD, Nov 22 (DNA): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan has strongly denounced the indiscriminate Indian forces firings from across the line of control in Khoi Rata Sector as a result of which one girl embraced martyrdom and more than ten persons were injured. In his statement issued here on Sunday over the unprovoked Indian forces firing, the Prime Minister regretted over the continued silence of the United Nations and other international human rights organizations over the brute Indian forces firing at the lineRead More

Belarusian interior ministry confirms use of riot control tools against protesters

MINSK, Nov 22 – Belarus’ interior ministry has confirmed the use of riot control tools against protesters in Minsk on Sunday. “Groups of people in Minsk violated public order, stepping out onto trafficway and blocking traffic. Police warned them about the inadmissibility of public order violation more than once. Some of them offered resistance to police officers during the detention and the police was forced to use riot control tools,” Belarusian Interior Ministry Spokeswoman Olga Chemodanova told TASS on Sunday. She also said that protests were subsiding across the country.Read More

Pakistan records highest Covid-19 death count in four months

LAHORE, Nov 22 (DNA): Pakistan has reported 59 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 374,173. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 7,662 on Sunday. According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 2,665 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Punjab has overtaken Sindh in most number of casualties.Read More