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PSL 2021: Peshawar Zalmi beat Multan Sultans by six wickets

KARACHI, FEB 23 – Peshawar Zalmi are 133-1 at the end of 15 overs in pursuit of the 194-run target set by Multan Sultans — the highest so far in the tournament this year — in their Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6 fixture at the National Stadium in Karachi on Tuesday. Kamran Akmal and Imamul Haq opened the Zalmi innings, making quick work and scoring 43 off 30 deliveries. The productive partnership was broken in the 7th over as Akmal was caught lbw by leg-spinner Usman Qadir Earlier, Zalmi won theRead More

UNICEF begins shipping syringes for global rollout of COVID-19

NEW YORK, FEB 23 (DNA) – UNICEF has sent 100,000 syringes and 1,000 safety boxes for COVID-19 vaccinations to the Maldives by air freight from UNICEF’s humanitarian warehouse in Dubai—part of the first wave of COVID-19-related syringe shipments to begin rolling out in the coming days. Others in the first wave of shipments include Côte d’Ivoire and São Tomé and Príncipe. The 0.5 ml syringes and safety boxes are expected to arrive in Malé, Maldives on Tuesday. Over the next few weeks, UNICEF will ship more than 14.5 million 0.5Read More

Pakistan, Sri Lanka ink MoUs to strengthen cooperation

COLOMBO, FEB 23 – Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Tuesday signed multiple Memorandums of Understandings (MoUs) in various sectors at Temple Trees in Colombo. The MoUs were related to commerce, investment, education, science and technology, and industrial cooperation. The MoUs signed by Departmental Representatives from both Countries in the presence of Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan and the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Earlier, both Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Sri Lankan Counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa held a one-on-one meeting and discussed issues of bilateral and regional significance. The twoRead More

Sri Lankan media shower praises for Pak during PM Imran’s Colombo visit

COLOMBO, FEB 23 (DNA) – On the occasion of Prime Minister Imran Khan s visit to Colombo, the Sri Lankan media is discussing pleasant relations with Pakistan and praised Pakistan’s support during civil war in Sri Lanka. According to Sri Lankan media, the current President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa trained in Pakistan as a military officer. He maintained very close relations with Pakistan even after becoming President. Despite sanctions during the civil war, Pakistan helped Sri Lanka. Pakistan continued to provide intelligence and modern military equipment. Praising Pakistan sRead More

MD PSEB Osman Nasir, GM North PTCL Mr. Suleman hold meeting

RAWALPINDI, FEB 23 (DNA) – Meeting of Standing Committee of ICT chaired by Col Aziz was observed today. MD PSEB Mr. Osman Nasir and GM North PTCL Mr. Suleman  were the special invitee in the meeting. SVP Mr. Osman Ashraf discussed different aspects of collaboration with PSEB and PTCL. Both organisations agreed to offer their support to each other to increase trade in this sector.=DNA ==================

Chairman reviews performance of NAB-Lahore

ISLAMABAD, JAN 23 (DNA) – Justice (RETD) Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting. The meeting reviewed the performance of NAB-Lahore especially convictions made under Section 10 of National Accountability Ordinance (NAO)-1999 and under Section 25 (b) of NAO-1999 during the year 2018 to 2020 at NAB Headquarter. Hussain Asghar, Deputy Chairman NAB, Asghar Haider, Prosecutor General Accountability (PGA), Zahir Shah, DG Operations NAB, and other senior officers of NAB were present at the meeting, Maj (R) Shahzad Saleem, DG NAB-Lahore also participated in the meeting through video link. DuringRead More