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Ireland defeat Pakistan for the first time in T20Is

Ireland defeat Pakistan for the first time in T20Is

DNA DUBLIN: Ireland stunned Pakistan by five wickets in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, on Friday. This was the first time Ireland defeated Pakistan in T20Is as both teams only locked horns once in the shorter format before where the Green Shirts emerged victorious. Pakistan scored 182 in 20 overs on 6 wickets. The Irish team chased this target while one ball was still to go.

Brazilian Playwright and Historian Prof. Guiomar de Grammont visits Lahore for inspiring talks

Brazilian Playwright

LAHORE, MAY 10 /DNA/ – At the initiative of the Embassy of Brazil and of the Embassy of Portugal, together with the support of Instituto Guimaraes Rosa and Instituto Camoes, Prof. Guiomar de Grammont; accompanied by Olyntho Vieira, Ambassador of Brazil, and Frederico Silva, Ambassador of Portugal; will participate in two main cultural sessions in Lahore. On 11th May Saturday 11:00, an interactive talk co-organized with the Aga Khan Cultural Service – Pakistan. Main topics include History and Art, Heritage Preservation, UNESCO classified sites in Pakistan, Portugal and Brazil. LaterRead More

Taxing cigarettes a way forward for public and economic health


ISLAMABAD, MAY 10 /DNA/ – Pakistan has a “difficult-to-tax economy” and limited revenue generation options but the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has pointed out that taxing cigarettes and other non-essential items was the way forward. The IMF’s advice is based on its February report titled “Tax Policy Diagnostic and Reform Options,” which highlights Pakistan’s tax system’s underperformance in revenue generation, efficiency, equity, fairness, and sustainability. The report underscores the need for structural reforms to tackle deep-seated issues in the tax regime. Pakistan is all set to start negotiations for aRead More

Azerbaijan Minister of Ecology calls on PM Shehbaz


ISLAMABAD, MAY 10 /DNA/ – The Minister of Ecology & Natural Resources of Azerbaijan, H.E. Mukhtar Babayev, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif at the Prime Minister House this afternoon. The Azeri Minister handed over an invitation letter to the Prime Minister from H.E. Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, to participate in the COP-29 meeting to be held in Baku in November 2024. The Prime Minister thanked the President of Azerbaijan for the warm invitation and congratulated him and the Azeri people on Baku’s selection to host COP-29, theRead More

Police stopped IJT students ‘Gaza March’ advance towards US embassy

Gaza March

ISLAMABAD, MAY 10: Islamabad Police Friday stopped the advance of the Islamic Jamiat students’ Gaza March towards the US Embassy in the diplomatic enclave. The participants of the Gaza March attempted to go to the diplomatic enclave but ICT police stopped them their proceedings. Participants staged a sit-in at Serena Chowk and installed tents. A heavy contingent of police and Frontier Constabulary (FC) were dolloped to deal with possible situations and installed barbed wire on the road.

Trophy Unveiling Ceremony and Press Conference Mark the Commencement of Central Asian Volleyball League

Trophy Unveiling Ceremony and Press Conference Mark the Commencement of Central Asian Volleyball League

DNAISLAMABAD: The stage is set for the highly anticipated Engro Central Asian Volleyball Championship, scheduled to take place from May 11th to May 17th, 2024, at the Liaqat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad. With six national teams from Central Asian countries, including Iran, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, set to compete, the excitement among volleyball enthusiasts is palpable. Today marks the grand commencement of the Central Asian Volleyball League, heralded by a magnificent press conference and trophy unveiling ceremony, graciously hosted by the prestigious Serena Hotels. This eventRead More