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‘Four-nation T20I series idea is still alive’: Ramiz Raja

LAHORE, Jun 24: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has said that the idea of an annual quadrangular T20I series involving Pakistan, India, Australia and England was still alive with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and it has not been shelved. In a post Board of Governors (BoG) meeting press conference at the Gaddafi Stadium here on Friday, he said the four-nation concept was not dead as was presumed by the media, adding that the ICC was bundling rights for the ICC world cup events when the idea wasRead More

G7 foreign ministers blame Russia for worsening global hunger crisis

BERLIN: The foreign ministers of the G7, the world’s leading industrial nations, have blamed Russia for worsening the global hunger crisis and called on Moscow to un-block the Ukrainian Black Sea ports for food exports. “All G7 sanctions include exemptions to allow Russian food and agricultural products to get to global markets,” the ministers said in a statement issued by the German Foreign office on Friday, rejecting Russia‘s “false narrative and disinformation on sanctions.” Russia‘s continued war on Ukraine is exacerbating food insecurity, “including by blocking the Black Sea, bombing grain silos and ports, and damaging Ukraine‘s agricultural infrastructure,” theRead More

Social media activist goes ‘missing’ in Karachi

Karachi: A Karachi-based social media activist, Arsalan Khan, has reportedly gone missing from the city’s Clifton area. His friends claim he was picked up by law enforcement agencies. However, Senior Superintendent of Police South, Asad Raza, refused any connection with the alleged abduction. He toldthat the police had not detained the activist. His family has not approached the police yet to lodge any complaint, the officer added. Khan’s residence is located in Clifton, which falls in the District South jurisdiction. Arsalan — known as AK-47 on Twitter — has workedRead More

Security forces kill 2 terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan

ISLAMABAD /DNA/ – Fire exchange took place between security forces and terrorists in general area Kulachi, Dera Ismail Khan District. During exchange of fire, 2 terrorists got killed. Weapons and ammunition was also recovered from the killed terrorists. The killed terrorists remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces.

PM Shehzad greets Bangladesh Prime Minister upon completion of Padma Bridge

ISLAMABAD, JUN 24 /DNA/ – Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has felicitated Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh on the completion of PadmaBridge and termed the inauguration as an important landmark in the development journey of fraternal Bangladesh. 

COAS Gen. Bajwa visits Pakistan Navy War College

LAHORE, JUN 24 /DNA/ – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa addressed the participants of 51st PN Staff Course at Pakistan Navy War College (PNWA), Lahore. Upon arrival at Pakistan Navy War College, the Army Chief was received by Commandant Pakistan Navy War College Rear Admiral Shifaat Ali Khan. COAS laid floral wreath at Shahuada Monument to pay homage to martyrs of Pakistan.While addressing the participants, General Qamar Javed Bajwa dilated on geostrategic environment, national security challenges and response measures. COAS exalted the role of armed forces inRead More