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Sunday, November 7th, 2021


T20 WC: Pakistan make it to the semis Scot-free, set up Nov 11 clash with Australia

SHARJAH, NOV 7: In a T20 World Cup 2021 Group 2 match that was effectively a dead rubber and meant nothing to almost everyone, Pakistan still went in hard, played their full-strength squad and inflicted a heavy 72-run loss on Scotland in Sharjah on Sunday night. The victory means that Pakistan finished the group stage campaign as the only unbeaten side in the competition, with a perfect five wins from as many matches. The victory also means that Pakistan will now face Australia, the other group’s runners-up in the secondRead More

Shavkat Mirziyoyev takes office as President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Tashkent, NOV 7: A solemn ceremony of inauguration of the President-elect of the Republic of Uzbekistan took place in Tashkent at a joint meeting of the chambers of the Oliy Majlis. The ceremony was attended by members of the Senate and deputies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, heads of state and public organizations, representatives of the diplomatic corps, domestic and foreign media. The Chairman of the Central Election Commission Z. Nizamkhodjayev opened the event. He noted that the Presidential elections held on October 24 were held inRead More

North Korea stages artillery firing drill in latest weapons test

North Korea has conducted artillery firing exercises to bolster its defense capability, state media reported Sunday, its latest weapons test as Pyongyang continues to pressure Washington and Seoul to abandon what it calls their hostile policy. An artillery firing competition among mechanized units was held on Saturday, with senior government and military officials present, the official Korean Central News Agency reported. Leader Kim Jong Un was not mentioned in the report, suggesting he did not observe the training. He supervised a similar artillery firing drill last year. This year’s drills were designed toRead More

Iran begins massive military drills ahead of Vienna nuclear talks

Iran’s military began its annual war games in a coastal area of the Gulf of Oman, state TV reported Sunday, less than a month before upcoming nuclear talks with the West are set to resume. The report said navy and air force units as well as ground forces were participating in a more than 1 million square-kilometer (386,100 square-mile) area east of the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Nearly 20% of all oil shipping passes through the strait to the Gulf of Oman and Indian Ocean. The drill comes amid heightenedRead More

Shehbaz asks PM Imran to resign

ISLAMABAD , NOV 07 : PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday demanded that Prime Minister Imran Khan tender his resignation and face the law in the light of the findings of an inquiry report by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on irregularities in the Daska by-election. A report released on Friday by the ECP on the February by-poll in Daska’s NA-75 constituency concluded that election officials, police and the local administration failed to play their “designated role in the requisite manner and were found [to be] puppets in theRead More

PIA begins flights booking from Islamabad-Xian & Beijing-Islamabad routes

BEIJING, Nov 07 (DNA): Pakistan International Airlines has opened flights booking for passengers travelling from Islamabad-Xian and Beijing-Islamabad routes. In a statement, PIA Country Manager, Qadir Bux Sangi said, China Civil Aviation has approved PIA Winter schedule for China and passengers can now buy tickets online or through travel agents for single or round trips from Pakistan to China and China to Pakistan. He informed that all passengers would have to strictly adhere to all conditions and restrictions imposed by the Chinese government in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic including nucleic tests and quarantine. He, however, informed that all theRead More