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Police say 6 dead, at least 9 injured in Sacramento shooting

Police in Sacramento say six people are dead and at least nine others have been injured after a shooting in downtown Sacramento. The Sacramento Police Department says the shooting happened early Sunday morning. Video posted on Twitter showed people running through the street as the sound of rapid gunfire could be heard in the background. Video showed multiple ambulances had been sent to the scene. Police provided few details about the circumstances surrounding the shooting but said in a tweet that a “large police presence will remain and the sceneRead More

Afghanistan cricket team names Younis Khan, Umar Gul as consultants

ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan have appointed former Pakistan players Younis Khan and Umar Gul as batting and bowling consultants respectively for their training camp in the United Arab Emirates, the country’s cricket board (ACB) said. Former captain Younis retired from international cricket in 2017 and later took up coaching, working briefly as the batting coach of Pakistan. Gul retired in 2020 before taking up a bowling coach role with Pakistan Super League team Quetta Gladiators the following year. “Younis Khan and Omar Gul have rich experience of international cricket and I amRead More

Oppositon is shocked by my surprise: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that themotion of no-confidence was deemed as an international conspiracy by theNSC, so it had to be rejected. Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the opposition is in shock atthe government’s surprise. If he told about his strategy beforehand thenthe opposition might not have been in such pain, he added. The PM said that the National Security Council (NSC) had clearly saidthat there was an international conspiracy behind the no-confidencemove. Security officials including the Army Cheif were a part of the NSCmeetingRead More

Leading industrialist Zakaria A. Zia elected President of Industrial Association

DNA ISLAMABAD:  Leading industrialist Zakaria A. Zia has been elected as the new President of Islamabad Industrial Association(IIA) Mian Waqas Masood as senior vice president and Shahid Cheema as vice president. The services of former presidents of Islamabad Industrial Association Mian Akram Farid, Khalid Javed and Tariq Sadiq for industrial development are unforgettable. Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Islamabad Industrial Association (IIA) Islamabad Industrial Association It was held in the office of the President Islamabad Industry Association’s manufacturing, automobiles, pharmaceutical, oil, marble and floor sub-trade organizations appreciated the tirelessRead More

Taliban chief orders ban on poppy cultivation in Afghanistan

Kabul, Apr 3: The Taliban’s supreme leader on Sunday ordered a ban on poppy cultivation in Afghanistan, warning that the hardline Islamist government would crack down on farmers planting the crop. Afghanistan is the world’s biggest producer of poppies, the source of sap that is refined into heroin, and in recent years production and exports have only boomed. “All Afghans are informed that from now on cultivation of poppy has been strictly prohibited across the country,” said a decree issued by Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhundzada. The order was read outRead More

All orders and actions initiated by PM, president subject to court order: SC

ISLAMABAD, APR 3: Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial on Sunday said that all orders and actions initiated by the prime minister and president regarding the dissolution of the National Assembly will be subject to the court’s order. The chief justice made the observation after taking notice of the current situation in the country following the dismissal of a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan by National Assembly (NA) Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri and the subsequent dissolution of the NA by President Arif Alvi, the spokesperson of theRead More