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NZ stun Pak to keep series alive

NZ stun Pak to keep series alive

Sports Desk Put into bat first, Pakistan racked up 178/4 in the allotted 20 overs, courtesy of a blistering cameo at the backend by Shadab. RAWALPINDI: Mark Chapman’s swashbuckling half-century powered New Zealand to beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the third T20I of the five-match series here at Pindi Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Earlier, openers Babar Azam and Saim Ayub scripted a solid start for the home side, notching up 54 runs in the batting powerplay. Saim, who was the core aggressor of the opening stand, fell victim toRead More


By-elections big message for PTI, says Atta Tarar

Atta Tarar

PTI voters have not come out today [during by-elections],” he claimed while, adding that his party was satisfied with the poll results and had always accepted the election outcomes. DNA Lahore: Federal Information Minister Attaullah Tarar said on Sunday that the voter turnout of today’s by-elections was a “big message” for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). “PTI voters have not come out today [during by-elections],” he claimed while, adding that his party was satisfied with the poll results and had always accepted the election outcomes. Calling upon political parties to useRead More


US Embassy Deputy Chief honors FC KP Team at 120th Murree Brewery Polo Cup

US Embassy Deputy Chief honors FC KP Team at 120th Murree Brewery Polo Cup

Diplomats attend 120th Murree Brewery Polo Cup RAWALPINDI, APR 21 /DNA/ – Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy, Andrew Schofer, joined by other ambassadors and high commissioners, presented the winners’ trophy to the FC KP team at the 120th Murree Brewery Polo Cup. The thrilling tournament took place at the Rawalpindi Race Course Ground, drawing a large crowd of diplomats and polo enthusiasts. The event saw FC KP emerge victorious, showcasing exceptional skill and sportsmanship on the field. CEO of Murree Brewery, Isphanyar Bhandara, extended a warm welcomeRead More


Pakistan-Africa ties poised for a quantum leap

Pakistan-Africa ties poised for a quantum leap

Ambassador of Morocco Mohammad Karmoune says African Continental Free Trade Agreement presents an opportunity for Pakistan to reinforce its trade and investment connections with African nations, opening up new possibilities for businesses and strengthening overall economic ties with the continent Ansar Mahmood Bhatti ISLAMABAD: Mohammad Karmoune, the Dean of the African Group and Ambassador of Morocco, has expressed his admiration for Pakistan’s Look Africa policy. He emphasized that this strategic approach creates a mutually beneficial scenario where both partners stand to gain from each other’s expertise and resources. In aRead More


Health experts call FED increase on cigarettes mandatory to control consumption

Health experts call FED increase on cigarettes

ISLAMABAD, April 21 (DNA): The health experts in the wake of the snowballing economic burden in terms of public health and economic costs due to rising cigarette consumption have called for implementation of World Bank’s recommendation for increase in Federal Excise Duty (FED) on cigarettes. Director Center for Research and Dialogue (CRD), Amjad Qamar was of the view, “Increasing FED on cigarettes will check the steady rise in consumption and ensure a healthier future for Pakistan’s youth.” He further stated that Pakistan was one of the largest tobacco-consuming countries andRead More


Counting of votes underway on by-polls in 21 national and provincial seats

Counting of votes underway on by-polls in 21 national and provincial seats

ISLAMABAD, APR 21: Counting of votes is underway for 21 national and provincial seats after polling concluded amid the temporary suspension of cellular services in specific districts of Punjab and Balochistan to “safeguard” the electoral process. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), by-elections were held today on five vacant seats of the National Assembly; 12 of the Punjab Assembly, and two each of the Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa and Balochistan legislatures. Separately, re-polling in all constituencies of Balochistan’s PB-50 (Qila Abdullah) was also held today. Polling began at 8am andRead More