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Pakistan begin WC with 81-run victory

Pakistan begin WC with 82-run victory

Quick dismissals by the Green Shirts left the batters stumbling after a steady start.  Hyderabad: Pakistan began their campaign at the World Cup 2023 with a bang as they claimed a 81-run victory over Netherlands at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, India on Friday. Pakistan were completely back in the game as the bowlers put on a stranglehold on the Dutch, claiming back-to-back wickets.  Quick dismissals by the Green Shirts left the batters stumbling after a steady start.  Going deeper in the game, the Men in Green snapped a 50-run partnership betweenRead More


COAS briefed on operation in Kacha area and CPEC security

COAS briefed on operation in Kacha area and CPEC security

KARACHI, OCT 6 /DNA/ – General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Karachi today and attended meeting of the Provincial Apex Committee along with Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh, Justice (Retired) Maqbool Baqar. During the Apex Committee meeting, COAS was briefed about Revised National Action Plan, Operation in Kacha Area of Sindh, Security of Foreign Nationals employed on CPEC/ Non CPEC/ Private Projects, Repatriation of illegal foreigners, Foreign Currency Regularization Measures, Karachi Transformation Plan, Progress on SIFC initiatives in Sindh and Green Sindh initiatives. COAS emphasisedRead More


Two Day ISSI (CAMEA) – USIP International Conference “Navigating Peace & Security in the Region & Beyond”

Two Day ISSI (CAMEA) - USIP International Conference “Navigating Peace & Security in the Region & Beyond”

ISLAMABAD, OCT 6 /DNA/ – The first working session, titled, Building Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan was moderated by Amina Khan, Director CAMEA. The speakers included, Ambassador Mansoor Ahmad Khan, former Ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan, Ms. Nargis Nehan, Former Afghan Minister for Mines, Ambassador Omar Samad, Non Resident Senior Fellow Atlantic Council, Washington DC, Graeme Smith, Senior Consultant for Crisis Group’s Asia Program, International Crisis Group and Asfandyar Mir, Senior Expert South Asia Programs, USIP. The speakers were of the view that economic isolation, sanctions, the Taliban`s ideological rigidity, largeRead More


BRICS expansion allows Ethiopia to deepen economic cooperation with emerging markets: Envoy

BRICS expansion allows Ethiopia to deepen economic cooperation with emerging markets: Envoy

ISLAMABAD, OCT 6 /DNA/ – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Islamic Republic of Pakistan Jemal Beker Abdula has said that joining of his country to BRICS would deepen its economic cooperation with the emerging markets of the world. Addressing a round table discussion on “Expanding BRICS and the New Alignments”, the ambassador underscored that the BRICS expansion would be instrumental in Ethiopia’s ten-year development plan, aligning with the economic reforms initiated by Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed. He said Ethiopia with theRead More


Pak vs Ned: Men in Green set 287-run target

Pak vs Ned: Men in Green set 287-run target

Pakistan set Netherlands a target of 287 runs in the second match of ICC World Cup 2023 in Hyderabad, India, on Friday. Hyderabad: A more than 100-run partnership between Saud Shakeel and Mohammad Rizwan was broken by Netherlands Aryan Dutt to dent Pakistan’s effort to rebuild the innings following the quick dismissals of the top order after the Netherlands asked Pakistan to bat first at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Top Pakistani batters Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq fell inside 10 overs with Pakistan at 38/3. Zaman was firstRead More


Illegal Afghans begin journey back home after Pakistan sets Nov 1 deadline

Illegal Afghans begin journey back home after Pakistan sets Nov 1 deadline

ISLAMABAD: Aghan immigrants residing illegally in Pakistan have started leaving the country after Islamabad issued a November 1 ultimatum to them, officials told. The border officials, on Thursday, said more than 30 families comprising approximately 1,000 members have begun their journey back to war-torn Afghanistan following Caretaker Interior Minister Sarfraz Bugti’s announcement that action will be taken against those staying illegally in Pakistan. To accommodate the returnees, authorities have assigned a parking area at the Torkham border, ensuring staff deployment for attending to them and registration completion. According to theRead More