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Friday, October 22nd, 2021


Pakistan’s likely lineup for India clash in T20 World Cup

DUBAI, OCT 22: Pakistan team will begin their T20 World Cup campaign with match against India on October 24 in Dubai. The clash between the arch-rivals will be one of the most anticipated match of the event. As far as the Men in Green’s playing XI for the match is concerned, there is no doubt that the openers will be skipper Babar Azam and wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan. The duo have been in red-hot form in the recent past, which is why a change in the opening pair is unlikely duringRead More

Sri Lanka thrash Netherland by 8 wickets in T20 World Cup

SHARJAH , OCT 22 :  Bowlers Wanindu Hasaranga and Lahiru Kumara set up a crushing eight-wicket win for Sri Lanka in the final round-one match of the Twenty20 World Cup after they skittled out Netherlands for 44 on Friday. Sri Lanka moved into the Super 12 stage with three wins and top of their group ahead of Namibia who shocked Ireland in the first match of the day in Sharjah. Earlier, Sri Lanka bundled Netherlands to the second-lowest total in T20 World Cup history in the final group stage matchRead More

Outgoing Japanese envoy meets COAS

RAWALPINDI, OCT 22 (DNA) – Kuninori Matsuda, Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan paid a farewell call to General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, on Friday, the ISPR said. During the meeting matters of mutual interest, bilateral cooperation in various fields, overall regional situation and peace & stability in the Afghanistan were discussed. COAS thanked Ambassador for his services and appreciated his contributions for fostering strong ties between the two countries and support towards defence / security cooperation and stance on Afghan situation. The visiting dignitary appreciatedRead More

Every family in Punjab will get benefit from health cards: Fawad

ISLAMABAD , OCT 22 : Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Friday has said that after Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), every family in Punjab will also get benefit from health cards. In a post on social-networking website Twitter, the minister said that every year Rs1 million will be provided to the families through health cards. This game changer program will ensure quality medical treatment to lower and middle class people, he asserted. Fawad Chaudhry further told that the government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is bringing big relief forRead More

Erdoğan: Turkey aims to boost trade volume with African countries

ANKARA, OCT 22: Turkey aims to nearly double its bilateral trade volume with Africa from last year’s $25.3 billion to $50 billion, and later raise this even further to $75 billion, the country’s president said on Friday. “Sincere ties” between Turkey and African countries will grow stronger, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stressed at the third edition of the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum. The two-day forum, which covers topics including the partnership between the two sides, as well as collaboration in agriculture, pandemic measures, and innovation, began on Thursday in the Turkish metropolis Istanbul. Erdoğan recalled that Turkey‘s investments on the continentRead More

Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah asks PM Imran Khan to ‘leave Pakistan’

KARACHI , OCT 22 :  Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah while firing a broadside on the PTI over rising prices asked the leaders of the party to leave the country as he believes that they will keep on inflicting tyranny on the masses as long as they are in Pakistan. Addressing a PPP power show in Karachi’s Malir against the nationwide inflation, the CM said that he chose to attend the rally as he wanted to “show the mirror” to the PTI-led federal government. “These donkeys sitting in IslamabadRead More