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India beat Pakistan in Asia Cup match

Sports Desk DUBAI:  India beat Pakistan in the Asia Cup match in a close contest and low scoring game. India chased target of 147 set by Pakistan in the last over. Pakistan top order batsmen failed to put up a good show. It was because of a couple of big shots from Shanawaz Dhani that Pakistan were able to score 147. India won by 5 wickets. Short balls kept haunting Pakistan against the arch-rivals as the next three batters also fell on short balls.  Rizwan fought hard but his 43-runs inning wasRead More

U.S. to name ambassador-at-large for the Arctic

WASHINGTON: The United States plans to name an ambassador at large for the Arctic, reflecting the region’s growing strategic and commercial importance as its shrinking opens up new sea lanes and vast oil and mineral resources. Russia has reopened hundreds of Soviet-era military sites in the region, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday, a day after visiting the Arctic, saying Russian capabilities there pose a strategic challenge to the 30-nation alliance. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow calls a “special military operation,” has heightened Western concernsRead More

Nawaz urges political parties to serve flood affectees

LONDON – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday urged the political parties and workers to devote all their activities to serve the flood victims. While speaking regarding the aid to the flood victims, the PML-N supremo said that the flash flood has caused widespread destruction in Pakistan. People who are victims of natural calamities are waiting for the help of their brothers and sisters, he added. Urging that this not the time for politics, the former prime minister said there is a direRead More

Asia Cup 2022: ‘Underdog’ Nawaz shines by removing Kohli, Sharma

DUBAI, AUG 28: Pak vs Ind: Game back on as Sharma, Kohli depart in back-to-back overs. India are currently chasing a target of 148 runs set by Pakistan in their Asia Cup 2022 clash at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 

Romanian Ambassador bids farewell to Defence Attache

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Romania Nicolae Goia hosted a farewell reception for the outgoing Defence Attache Col. LENOARD VEZA and his wife. The Romanian DA is leaving Pakistan after spending four years here, for his next posting. The Romanian ambassador in his speech praised services of the outgoing defence attaché adding his absence shall be greatly felt by the embassy staff and his colleagues in Islamabad. Ambassador Nicolae further said during past four years he not only developed professional relationship with Col Veza but they became good friends asRead More

UAE sends aircraft carrying relief goods for flood victims

RAWALPINDI, AUG 28 /DNA/ – First of a series of humanitarian assistance flights from the United Arab Emirates was received at Nur Khan Airbase by the Minister of Planning & Development Ahsan Iqbal along with officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & National Disaster Management Authority. Ambassador of UAE to Pakistan, HE Hamad Obaid Alzaabi was also present at the occasion. The flights will create an air bridge for Flood Relief Operations.