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Pakistan win toss, bowl in series-deciding England T20I

LAHORE, OCT 2 /DNA / – Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and opted to bowl against England in the seventh and final Twenty20 international at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Sunday. The series — England s first tour of Pakistan for 17 years — is tied at 3-3 with the visitors winning the first, third and sixth games. Pakistan made four changes from the last game, bringing in Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain and Khushdil Shah at the expense of Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Haris, Haider Ali and AamerRead More

Team save dreams comes forward to the succor of flood affectees

Written By: Hayah Bahroni Torrential monsoon rains triggered the most severe flooding in Pakistan’s recent history, washing away villages and leaving around 3.4 million children in need of assistance and at increased risk of waterborne diseases, drowning and malnutrition. As floodwaters slowly recede, the sheer scale of damage is being revealed. Over 1 million houses have been damaged, with 436,307 completely destroyed and almost 736,242 partially damaged. Livelihoods has also been heavily impacted as many shops have been destroyed and more than 733,488 livestock – a critical source of sustenanceRead More

Experts stress use of G-Governance in managing natural disasters

Islamabad, OCT 2 /DNA/ – Pakistan has sufficient access to satellite data, imagery, and indigenous research that can immensely help in pre- and post-management of natural disasters like floods. However, as pointed out by experts, most of the space technology resources remain underutilized due to poor governance, lack of funds, and the disinterest of the related institutions and decision-makers. This was observed at a roundtable session, titled ‘Pakistan Recent Floods from Space: Technology Perspective,’ organized by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad. The session, chaired by Mirza Hamid Hassan,Read More

Cabinet approves legal action against Imran, aides over ‘cypher’ audios

ISLAMABAD, OCT 2: The cabinet has formally given the go-ahead to hold an inquiry into the audio leaks purportedly featuring PTI Chairman Imran Khan and his party leaders, it emerged on Sunday. On Friday, the cabinet suggested that legal action could be taken after a steady stream of audio recordings surfaced, most recently of informal conversations allegedly between Imran and his aides — Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Asad Umar and his former principal secretary Azam Khan — purportedly discussing the cypher that the PTI chief has for long presented as evidence of a “foreign conspiracy”Read More

PAF continues relief, rehabilitation operations in flood-hit areas

ISLAMABAD, OCT 2 (DNA) — Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is making all-out efforts in the ongoing relief and rehabilitation operations in flood-affected areas. According to the PAF spokesperson, PAF is assisting state institutions for provisioning of medical support & rehabilitation process in the flood-hit areas of KP, Sindh, Balochistan and South Punjab. PAF Medical Lab Collection Points are also actively involved in the diagnosis of water-borne diseases amongst flood affectees whereas PAF medical teams are making utmost efforts for timely provision of health facilities to the flood victims. During theRead More

Pakistani politics is always on the boil

Post-election scenario: PDM Part-II on the anvil

Situationer Ansar M Bhatti After the Dawn leaks, Wikileaks and Panama Papers, the Audio Leaks have caused a stir in Pakistani politics. Despite the fact that like the past leaks, these leaks too would ultimately die down without causing any major dent to those mentioned in these leaks, it remains a fact that the political climate has become charged and rough. It appears as if the leaks have been leaked very carefully making sure that they cover all leading political parties and their leaders. Some more leaks are expected toRead More