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Captain Kane Williamson brushes off latest New Zealand World Cup failure

SYDNEY: Kane Williamson tried to play down concerns that New Zealand seem incapable of winning a global limited-overs title after they again failed to go the distance at the T20 World Cup on Wednesday. The Black Caps have long been a force in white-ball cricket, but they have yet to turn it into any silverware despite coming agonisingly close in recent years. They fell at the last hurdle to Australia in the T20 World Cup in 2021, which followed final defeats in the 50-over World Cup in both 2015 andRead More

Imran Khan assassination attempt: PTI to approach SC to lodge FIR

LAHORE: A meeting of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) presided over by former prime minister Imran Khan on Wednesday demanded that the assemblies should be dissolved for early elections to pave the way for immediate elections in all four provinces. PTI senators, members of the National Assembly, members of the Provincial Assembly will go to the Supreme Court to register the FIR of the attack in Wazirabad. During the meeting, matters pertaining to country’s overall political situation, next phase of Haqiqi Azadi March and other important issues came under discussion. FormerRead More

Marchers from across Pakistan to reach Rawalpindi by November’s third week: PTI

Marchers from across Pakistan to reach Rawalpindi by November’s third week: PTI Imran says will disclose one more name involved in Wazirabad attack; preparations underway as PTI set to resume long march on Thursday.

AIIB to extend $500m for development programme: Finance Minister Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday announced the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) would extend $500 million as co-financing for a development programme in Pakistan. “These funds will be received by the State Bank of Pakistan within November 2022,” Dar tweeted, as the cash-strapped nation desperately seeks financing to cushion the impact of floods. The BRACE (Building Resilience with Active Counteryclical Expenditures Programme) is an Asian Development Bank (ADB) financing programme to counter the social fallouts of economic crisis. The funds would help shore up forex reserves held byRead More

FM leaves for Saudi Arabia on official visit

ISLAMABAD, NOV 09 (DNA) — Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has embarked on a two-day official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Foreign Office said on Wednesday. During the visit, the Foreign Minister will co-chair the Joint Sub-Committee meeting of the Political & Security pillar of the Saudi-Pakistan Supreme Coordination Council (SPSCC) with his Saudi counterpart.  The Foreign Minister will also hold a meeting with Secretary General of the GCC during his visit. Besides the official engagements, the Foreign Minister will have interaction with the local media andRead More

World Science Day for Peace and Development 2022

ISLAMABAD, NOV 09 (DNA) — Since 2001, the World Science Day for Peace and Development, is celebrated to highlight the important role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging and important contemporary issues relevant to science. This year theme of the day is Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development. It is being celebrated within the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development, which has been kicked off on 8 July 2022 at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. The applications of basic sciencesRead More