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Saturday, November 13th, 2021


Hasan Ali thanks fans for support, vows to come back stronger

DHAKA, NOV 13: Fast bowler Hasan Ali, whose costly mistake in the field allowed Matthew Wade to secure Australia’s thrilling victory in the Twenty20 World Cup semi-final, spoke on Saturday about his failure to meet his fans’ expectations and vowed to come back stronger. Having conceded 44 runs in four wicketless overs, Hasan had more disappointment to face in the dramatic closing stages of the see-saw match at the Dubai International Stadium. With Australia needing 22 runs off the last two overs, Wade took a wild swing at Shaheen Shah Afridi’s thirdRead More

Italy reports 53 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, 8,544 new cases

ROME, NOV 13: Italy reported 53 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday against 68 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections edged up to 8,544 from 8,516. Italy has registered 132,739 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the ninth-highest in the world. The country has reported 4.8 million cases to date. Patients in hospital with COVID-19 – not including those in intensive care – stood at 3,597 on Saturday, up from 3,525 a dayRead More

Bangladesh High Commissioner visits RCCI “Pindi Food Festival”

Rawalpindi: /DNA/ – High Commissioner of Bangladesh Ruhul Alam Siddique along with his family visited the three-day “Pindi Food Festival” being organized by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) at Ayub Park. RCCI President Nadeem Rauf, Senior Vice President Asim Malik, Vice President Talat Awan, former presidents, members of the executive committee and chamber members were also present on the occasion. The High Commissioner visited various stalls and appreciated the local food and products. The HC added that he joined the festivity along with his family and highRead More

Institutions should repent and reassess role, says Fazlur Rehman at PDM rally in Karachi

KARACHI, NOV 13: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) president Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday urged the country’s institutions to “repent on past mistakes, reassess their role and ask the nation for forgiveness”. The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief was addressing a PDM rally in Karachi, the first in a series of countrywide protests recently announced by the opposition alliance against rising inflation. Today’s rally will be followed by one in Quetta on Nov 17, in Peshawar on Nov 20 before moving on to Lahore and then Islamabad. “We also want to say to theRead More

Switzerland, Pakistan: 11th round of Political Consultations to strengthen bilateral relations

Islamabad, NOV 13: Ambassador Raphael Nägeli, the Assistant State Secretary for Asia-Pacific of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, met with the Additional Secretary Europe, Dr. Muhammad Tariq at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday, 12 November 2021 to hold the 11th round of bilateral Political Consultations between Switzerland and Pakistan.   In addition to bilateral political relations, the talks focused on economy, trade, cooperation in science, education, technology, security, migration as well as regional dynamics and multilateral issues. Economic relations between Switzerland and Pakistan are a fundamental componentRead More

Won’t leave masses at the mercy of govt: Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (DNA): Leader of Opposition in National Assembly andPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif said onSaturday that the masses affected by inflation won’t be left at themercy of the government. Talking to a private news channel on Saturday, he said that the decisionfor the legislative process would be taken by the steering committee ofthe opposition. The opposition leader said that the letter sent by the Speaker NationalAssembly has been forwarded to the Steering Committee. Shehbaz went on to say that the decisions at the level of parliamentwouldRead More