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World Cup: De Kock leads batting carnage as South Africa trounce Bangladesh

World Cup: De Kock leads batting carnage as South Africa trounce Bangladesh

MUMBAI: Quinton de Kock led South Africa’s batting carnage with an incendiary 174 as they crushed Bangladesh by 149 runs to stay on course for a place in the semi-finals of the 50-overs World Cup on Tuesday. De Kock smashed the ongoing tournament’s highest individual score and South Africa’s middle order hectored a listless Bangladesh attack to amass 382-5 after electing to bat at the Wankhede Stadium. Their fiery pace attack reduced Bangladesh to 58-5 and eventually bundled them out for 233 in 46.4 overs to register their fourth winRead More


China removes defence minister, ousts ex-FM from cabinet

China removes defence minister, ousts ex-FM from cabinet

Beijing, OCT 24: China on Tuesday removed defence minister Li Shangfu and ousted former foreign minister Qin Gang from its cabinet, state media reported, as part of a major reshuffle of its top leadership. The news comes after months of speculation about China’s cabinet, after Qin was abruptly removed from office without explanation in July, and with Li not having been seen in public for months. Both Qin and Li are believed by experts to have been personally selected for their roles by President Xi Jinping. On Tuesday state broadcasterRead More


Pak Suzuki again shuts down car, bike plants

Pak Suzuki again shuts down car, bike plants

KARACHI, Oct 24 (DNA): Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited has once againannounced closure of automobile and motorbike plants due to lowinventory supply. Through a letter sent to Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX, the Pak Suzukisaid that due to shortage of inventory level, the management of thecompany has decided to shut down motorcycle and automobile plants fromNovember 1 to 3 and October 30 to November 3, respectively. Pak Suzuki said that the company’s imports adversely impacted clearanceof import consignment which consequently affected inventory levels. DNA


Palestinian ambassador expresses gratitude for Red Crescent Pakistan’s support

Palestinian ambassador expresses gratitude for Red Crescent Pakistan's support

Islamabad, OCT 24 /DNA/ – The Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari, visited the Palestinian Embassy and met with Palestinian Ambassador Ahmed Jawad Rabei. Discussions centered on the current situation in Gaza, expressing sorrow over losses in lives and property. During the meeting, Ambassador Ahmed Jawad Rabei highlighted the severe humanitarian crisis in Gaza, emphasizing the urgent need for water, food, and medical assistance. Chairman Shahid Ahmed Laghari assured that the Pakistan Red Crescent Society is fully aware of the situation in Gaza and pledged support. ChairmanRead More


World peace interlinked with resolving Palestinian, Kashmir issues: NA Speaker

World peace interlinked with resolving Palestinian, Kashmir issues: NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (DNA): Speaker National Assembly and Former PrimeMinister of Pakistan Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the United Nationsemerged as a ray of hope for the whole world before Seventy Eight years. He also said that Pakistan has been an active member of the UNO sinceits establishment. He also underscored that the role Pakistani missions in the peaceoperations around the world has been reflective of Pakistan’ supportivestance for UNO. He expressed these views in his message on the day ofUnited Nations Organisation. The Speaker also said that prominentRead More


Andleeb Abbas among three ex-PTI MPAs join IPP

Andleeb Abbas among three ex-PTI MPAs join IPP

LAHORE, Oct 24 (DNA): Senior politician Andleeb Abbas among three formerMPAs announced on Tuesday the decision to join the Istehkam-e-PakistanParty (IPP). Addressing a presser flanked by Firdous Ashiq Awan and other IPPleaders, Andleeb Abbas said, “We want to move forward by forgetting thepast. Right now, the country is facing severe hardships.” On the occasion, Firdous said, “Those who are joining the IPP arewelcomed. The IPP family will continue to increase.” Earlier, former MPAs Andleeb Abbas, Sadia Sohail, and Sumaira Ahmedcalled on IPP patron-in-chief Jahangir Khan Tareen in Lahore. The formerRead More