Mohammad Rizwan bags title of ICC Men’s T20 Cricketer of the Year

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has bagged the title of ICC Men's T20 Cricketer of the Year. The prolific right-hander batman scored the most runs, 1326, in T20 format in 2021, with a stunning average of 73.66 and strike-rate of 134.89. His runs tally, includes 12 fifties, most by any player, and a hundred. Mohammad Rizwan’s most memorable performance came against...

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Sudan’s Sovereign Council agrees to form gov’t led by civilian PM

In Sudan, ruling and military-dominated Transitional Sovereign Council have agreed to formation of government led by a civilian prime minister. The development came after meeting of head of Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan with US delegation in Khartoum. The Sudanese and American sides stressed inclusion of all Sudanese political forces into a comprehensive round-table national dialogue to reach a national...

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Iran, Russia, China to hold joint naval drill amid growing ties

China, Russia and Iran will hold joint naval drills in the north of Indian Ocean on Friday. The purpose of the drill is to strengthen security and its foundations in the region, and to expand multilateral cooperation between the three countries to jointly support world peace and maritime security.

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COVID-19

NCOC decides to close educational institutions with high positivity rate of Omicron

National Command and Operation Center has decided to close educational institutions with high positivity rate of Omicron. According to a statement by NCOC, COVID testing in education institutes was carried out in major Omicron hit cities to ascertain disease spread among students and ensure accurate disease mapping. Data suggests a strong correlation between vaccination levels and infection rate in various...

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Prime Minister Imran Khan

PM, Gates discuss polio eradication, combating corona

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reaffirmed that eradication of polio from Pakistan is a key priority of the government. He stated this in a telephonic conversation with Co-Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates. He said efforts are underway to intensify the anti-polio campaign across the country, despite challenges related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister...

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Teen pilot Zara Rutherford becomes youngest woman to fly the world solo

Teenage aviator Zara Rutherford has become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. According  to  CNN The 19-year-old, who has dual British-Belgian nationality, landed at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport in western Belgium on Thursday, completing an epic 41-country journey spanning over 52,000 kilometers (32,300 miles), and broke two Guinness World Records in the process. "I made it," Rutherford, who received...

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PAKISTAN NAVY ASSUMES COMMAND OF MULTINATIONAL COMBINED MARITIME TASK FORCE FOR THE 12TH TIME

Pakistan Navy assumed the Command of Combined Maritime Task Force 150 (CTF-150) for the 12th tenure. During the Change of Command Ceremony held at Headquarter of US Naval Forces Central Command (US NAVCENT) Bahrain, Capt Brendon Clark of Royal New Zealand Navy handed over the Command to Commodore Vaqar Muhammad of Pakistan Navy. CTF-150 is one of the three Task...

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PSL 7

Shadab v Wahab: battle for domination continues in HBL PSL 7

Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi have been the most successful HBL PSL sides since the league’s inception in 2016. They were the first two sides to win the title: Islamabad United made history in Dubai by winning the inaugural edition and Peshawar Zalmi bagged the title with a commanding win over Quetta Gladiators in 2017 at the Gaddafi Stadium in...

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Seafood

Seafood exports increase by 3.18% in 1st half

The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 3.18 per cent during the first half of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The seafood exports during July-December (2021-22) were recorded at $201.581 million against the exports of $195.364 million in July-December (2020-21), showing growth of around 3.18 per cent, according to Pakistan...

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PM Imran Khan

PM reviews Ravi Urban Development, Central Business District projects

Prime Minister Imran Khan says Ravi Urban Development and Central Business District projects are of vital importance to the country and especially for Lahore to control congestion and pollution there. He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad today to review progress on the projects. The Prime Minister said government has no self-interest but only working for welfare of masses and...

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Pan Mandi

Two killed, 26 injured in explosion

At least two people, including a child, were killed while 26 others sustained injuries in an explosion at Pan Mandi in New Anarkali here on Thursday. According to the police, people were busy in the bazaar when the blast occurred which also damaged glasses of the buildings and some motorcycles. On information, the Rescue 1122 teams reached the spot and...

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Syed Abid Ali Abid

Death anniversary of Syed Abid Ali Abid being observed today

The 51st death anniversary of the renowned poet, writer and educationist Syed Abid Ali Abid is being observed today (Thursday). He was born on 17 September, 1906 in Dera Ismail Khan. Abid wrote many books on literary criticism in Urdu and Persian. He was one of the initial drama writers and feature writers of Radio Pakistan Lahore in the late...

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Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Pakistan to continue efforts for Afghanistan’s peace, stability: FM

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan will continue its efforts for peace and stability of Afghanistan. Talking to a private TV channel, he said we have great sentiments for the progress and prosperity of Afghan people and recently conducted an OIC conference in this regard. He said Pakistan has almost completed fencing along the Pak-Afghan border for better security...

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Rana Shamim

IHC indicts Rana Shamim in contempt of court case

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has formally indicted former Chief Judge Gilgit-Baltistan Rana Shamim in a contempt of court case. The charges were framed against the retired judge during the hearing of the case on Thursday. Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Justice Athar Minallah read out the charge sheet. Rana Shamim denied the charges. Rana Shamim, in an affidavit, had...

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Arif Alvi

President calls for adopting effective water management strategy in country

President Dr. Arif Alvi has called for adopting comprehensive solutions for effective water management in the country. He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Thursday on 'Employment of Integrated Satellite Communication and Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Water Management in Pakistan'. The President said that climate change and rapid population growth have reduced the per capita availability of water. He...

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Asad Umar

Pakistan ranks second on Economist normalcy index: Asad Umar

Pakistan has been ranked number two in the world in global normalcy index of the Economist that measured recovery and opening up of society and economy post COVID-19. Sharing index report in a tweet on Thursday, Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said Pakistan was 3rd in the first evaluation and number one in the second. Pakistan ranked number...

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Indian writer Rana Ayyub criticizes Indian govt for its continuous online harassment of women journalists

Prominent Indian writer Rana Ayyub has criticized Indian government for its continuous online harassment of women journalists. The criticism came in a piece of writing published in the Washington Post titled “Opinion: An investigation sheds light into Modi’s machinery of online hate and manipulation.” She said the horrendous fact is that most of these attacks were targeting female journalists, who...

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