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Babar Azam likely to resign as Pakistan captain

Babar Azam likely to resign as Pakistan captain

Pakistan’s skipper will value advice he receives from his father Sports Desk NEW DELHI: Disappointed by the behaviour of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and former cricketers, Babar Azam is likely to step down as the captain of white-ball cricket after returning from India, revealed well-informed sources on Friday. During the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, the Pakistan team have failed to deliver as the Green Shirts are lingering on the verge of elimination from the mega event. As per sources, the 29-year-old has been seeking guidance on hisRead More


Indonesian Corner inaugurated in National Book Foundation

Indonesian Corner inaugurated in National Book Foundation

In his remarks Ambassador Tugio said Indonesian Corner is not only a resource center with comfortable space for learning and open dialogue but also a manifestation of close linkages between Indonesia and Pakistan DNA ISLAMABAD: The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, Adam Tugio, and Managing Director of National Book Foundation (NBF), Dr. Raja Mazhar Hameed jointly inaugurated the first Indonesian Corner at National Book Foundation in Islamabad. In his remarks Ambassador Tugio said Indonesian Corner is not only a resource center with comfortable space for learning and open dialogueRead More


World Cup 2023: South Africa beat Afghanistan to end round-robin campaign on high note

South Africa beat Afghanistan to end round-robin campaign

Ahmedabad: South Africa defeated Afghanistan by five wickets in the 42nd match of the ICC World Cup 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India, on Friday to end their group stage campaign on a high note. Despite a brilliant start that saw the Proteas scoring 60 runs in the first 10 overs for no loss, they started to lose wickets and at one point it looked like they would struggle to chase the 245-run target. The Proteas lost wickets at intervals — with a lot of dot balls playedRead More


Amnesty urges Pakistan to halt of Afghan refugees

Amnesty urges Pakistan to halt of Afghan refugees

News Desk London: Amnesty International on Friday urged the federal government to “immediately halt the continued detentions, deportations and widespread harassment” of Afghan refugees. From Nov 1, the government initiated a nationwide operation to deport illegal foreign nationals, the majority of whom were Afghans, after the deadline to voluntarily leave the country had expired. Last month, the government had given an ultimatum to all undocumented immigrants to leave Pakistan by October 31 or risk imprisonment and deportation to their respective countries. The government decided to keep foreign nationals residing inRead More


‘Consensus, not alliance’ developed with PML-N

‘Consensus, not alliance’ developed with PML-N

Bureau Report Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has said the party had developed a “consensus” on issues facing the country in a recent meeting with the PML-N and not an electoral alliance. His remarks come in an appearance on Dawn News show ‘Live with Adil Shahzeb’ on Thursday, after an “electoral alliance” announced by the PML-N and MQM-P on Tuesday appeared to have been downgraded to “seat adjustments”. On Tuesday, a three-member MQM-P delegation comprising Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Farooq Sattar, and Mustafa Kamal called on theRead More


Leaders endorse CDP for fair elections 

Leaders endorse CDP for fair elections 

Shamim Shahid  Lahore: leading politicians, parliamentarians, lawyers, and journalists have agreed on a “Code of Democratic Politics and Free and Fair Elections”, proposed by Citizens for Democracy, and called on all political parties to sign it.  Those who have endorsed the Code of Politics include Aftab Sherpas, President PQP, Senator Raza Rabbani, PPP, Senator Mushahid Hussain, PMLN, Malik Mohammed Ahmed, former Advisor to PM Shehbaz, Barrister Aitzas Ahsan, PPP, Liaquat Baluch, General Secretary Jamaat I Islami, Mohsin Dawar MNA, President NDM, Senator Afrasayab Khattak, Hamid Khan Advocate, PTI, Dr Maalick,Read More