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World Cup: New Zealand ease past Netherlands

World Cup: New Zealand ease past Netherlands

Sports Desk Hyderabad: New Zealand continued their astounding form and recorded a crucial 99-run win against the Netherlands in the sixth match of the ICC World Cup 2023 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, India on Monday. An all-round performance by the Black Caps strengthened their position on the top as after beating England in the World Cup opener, the Kiwis defeated the Dutch in a one-sided contest courtesy of Mitchell Santner’s masterclass with the ball and the bat. Chasing the target of 323 runs, the Dutch were offRead More


Solangi for boosting coop with Russia in diverse fields

Solangi for boosting coop with Russia in diverse fields

Russia wanted to cooperate with Pakistan in other spheres of life besides media, said the ambassador DNA ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi on Monday underlined the need for boosting cooperation with Russia in various fields including media, drama, films, joint productions and training programmes. The minister, in a meeting with Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Danila Ganich, also stressed that a formal invitation would be extended to his Russian counterpart for his visit to Pakistan. During the meeting, cooperation between the two countries in diverse fieldsRead More


Minister reaffirms Pak’s commitment to accelerate CPEC project implementation

Minister reaffirms Pak's commitment to accelerate CPEC project implementation

ISLAMABAD, OCT 9 /DNA/ – Caretaker Minister for Planning and Development Sami Saeed has reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to accelerate the implementation of projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Talking to Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Jiang Zaidong on Monday, the Planning Minister congratulated him on assuming the charge. During the meeting, both the sides have discussed CPEC projects and reiterated resolve to further strengthen relations between the two countries. It is noted that the second Phase of CPEC has already started as both the countries have been celebrating the decade ofRead More


President for regular senates’ meetings of universities; filling of vacancies

ISLAMABAD, Oct 9 (APP/DNA): President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday stressed upon the need of holding of regular meetings of senates of universities for timely decision making. He also directed for immediate filling of vacant posts of senate members in different universities. The president chaired 6th meeting of Senate of the COMSATS University Islamabad, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, President Secretariat Press Wing said in a press release. The meeting was attended by executive director COMSATS, secretaries of ministries of IT and federal education and senate members. The president further observed that universitiesRead More


Indian Chief Minister’s remarks linked to ‘Akhand Bharat’ assertion: FO

Indian Chief Minister's remarks linked to 'Akhand Bharat' assertion: FO

ISLAMABAD, OCT 9 /DNA/ – Responding to the media questions regarding the remarks made by the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh about taking back ‘Sindhu’ (the region around the Indus River in Southern Pakistan), the Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, said: “We condemn the highly irresponsible remarks made by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, a key member of India’s ruling dispensation and a follower of the bigoted Hindutva ideology, at the National Sindhi Convention in Lucknow. It is equally condemnable that theRead More


Pakistan values its ties with Spain: Gohar Ijaz

Pakistan values its ties with Spain: Gohar Ijaz

DNA ISLAMABAD, OCT 9: Spanish Ambassador, Jose A. de Ory called on the Minister for Commerce and Industry, Dr. Gohar Ejaz at the Commerce Ministry today. The meeting was convened to discuss bilateral trade and investment relations. Minister Ejaz expressed popularity of football in Pakistan, with a particular interest in La Liga, and support for renowned clubs like Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. He emphasized Pakistan’s growing sports industry and importance of Pakistani branded sports goods exports to Spain. Minister Ejaz appreciated Spain support for EU GSP Plus. Spanish AmbassadorRead More