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WB says Pakistan’s remittances grew by 26% in 2021

Compared to the overall growth of 8 percent in remittances in South Asia, the remittances into Pakistan grew by 26 percent during the year 2021, according to estimates from the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief. According  to  APPP “Pakistan had another year of record remittances with growth at 26 percent and levels reaching $33 billion in 2021,” says the...

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LESCO win All WAPDA Inter Unit Football Tournament

Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) has won 49th All WAPDA Inter Unit Football Tournament played at University of Agriculture Faisalabad. LESCO beat NTDC with 2-0 goals in final while Gujranwala Electric Power Company scored third position.

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UN Chief urges world to continue to reach all Syrians in need of humanitarian assistance

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged international community to reach all Syrians in need of humanitarian assistance. Speaking at a press encounter at UN headquarters in New York, he said UN will continue for a negotiated political settlement in line with Security Council resolution. He urged parties to demonstrate a willingness and move beyond a perpetual state of conflict.

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India to buy U.S. Armed Drones to boost defence

India is planning to buy 30 armed drones from the United States to boost its defence, according to an American media report. Citing unnamed officials, Bloomberg, a New York-based international news agency, said India will approve in April the $3 billion purchase of 30 MQ-9B Predator drones manufactured by San Diego-based General Atomics. Currently, India’s drones can only be used...

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US to provide defence support to KSA amid threats from Yemen’s Houthis

The United States has expressed alarm at the security threats to Saudi Arabia from Yemen’s Houthis after the militia's attacks targeting Saudi oil industry. White House press secretary Jen Psaki told a news briefing in Washington that the United States understands the genuine security threats to Saudi Arabia from Yemen and will improve support for the kingdom’s ability to defend...

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PM expresses commitment to bring latest technology in polls to ensure transparency

Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again expressed the commitment to bring in the latest technology to ensure transparency in the elections. Chairing the cabinet meeting in Islamabad today (Tuesday), he emphasized the need for using electronic voting machines in the elections to make the whole process transparent. He said he will regularly take updates on the matter as well...

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International Women’s Day being observed today

International Women’s Day is being observed worldwide to acknowledge the outstanding contributions by women in different fields across the globe. This year's theme for the International Women's Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. Besides celebrating women's achievements, the Day also aims to raise awareness about women's equality, lobby for accelerated gender parity and...

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Pakistani team to play in double against Japan’s duo in Davis Cup World Group-I tie today

In the second and last day of Davis Cup World Group-I tie being played at Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad, Pakistani team comprising Aisam-ul-Haq and Aqeel Khan will feature in the double against Japan's duo comprising Shintaro Mochizuki and Watanuki Yosuke. Later, the two reverse singles will also be played between the two teams.

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PCB official Sami’s views related to Peshawar Zalmi matter

LAHORE, Mar 04 (APP): Sami-ul-Hasan Burney, Spokesperson of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it is totally wrong to blame the Peshawar Zalmi team for postponing the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He said this on Thursday night regarding the sixth edition of PSL and its postponement after the emergence of coronavirus cases. He said that not a single player...

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PSL 6: Quetta Gladiators defeated Multan Sultan by 22 runs

In Pakistan Super League in Karachi, Quetta Gladiators defeated Multan Sultan by 22 runs. Batting first, Quetta Gladiators scored 176 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in allotted 20 overs. In reply Multan Sultan scored 154 runs all out in 19.4 overs. Qais Ahmad was declared man of the match on impressive bowling. Qais Ahmad got three wickets and...

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PSL6: Karachi Kings beat Peshawar Zalmi by six wickets

In the 13th match of Pakistan Super League, Karachi Kings beat Peshawar Zalmi by Six wickets in Karachi on Wednesday. Earlier, Peshawar Zalmi scored 188 rums for the loss of five wickets. Ravi Bopara scored 58 runs while Sherfane Rutherford hit 46 runs. In reply Karachi Kings achived with three ball remaining. The 14th match of the tournament will be...

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PSL 6: Lahore Qalandars beat Karachi Kings by 6 wickets

In the 11th match of Pakistan Super League in Karachi, Lahore Qalandars beat Karachi Kings by 6 wickets. Batting first Karachi Kings scored 186 for the loss of 9 wickets in the stipulated twenty overs. Lahore Qalandars achieved the target in 19.2 overs One match to be played tomorrow between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators.

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PSL 2021: Multan Sultans beat Lahore Qalandars by seven wickets

In the seventh match of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Multan Sultans beat Lahore Qalandars by seven wickets in Karachi today (Friday). Multan Sultans achieved the given target of 158 runs in 16.2 overs at the loss of three wickets. Muhammad Rizwan and Sohaib Maqsood were promnent players with 76 and 61 runs respectively.

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China says ready to enhance exchanges with U.S. on trade, economic front

China says it is ready to enhance exchanges with the United States on the trade and economic fronts. The Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao, while addressing a news conference in Beijing today (Wednesday), said that he looks forward to working with US colleagues to focus on cooperation and manage differences.

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Punjab Govt launching Rehmat-ullil-Aalamin (PBUH) Scholarship Program for students

Punjab Government is launching Rehmat-ullil-Aalamin (Hazrat Muhammad Rasool Allah Khatimnabiyyin Sallallaho Alahe Wa Aalayhi Wa Ashabehi Wassalam) Scholarship Program for deserving bright students in the province today (Monday). In a statement, the Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said that a fund of one billion rupees has been allocated for this Program, which is a revolutionary measure to assist deserving students. He...

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G 7 leaders increase contribution to Covax vaccine-sharing initiative

The leaders of G-7 countries have pledged to intensify co-operation on Covid-19 and increase their contribution to the Covax vaccine-sharing initiative. A joint statement released after a virtual summit of G7 countries said the leaders of these countries have raised their overall commitment to 7.5 billion dollar for Covax vaccine sharing plan. The Covax scheme is aimed at getting at...

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Pakistan Super League- 6 kicks off at National Stadium Karachi on Saturday

The first match of Pakistan Super League 6 will be played between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators at the National Stadium Karachi tomorrow (Saturday). The Pakistan Super League 6 will start with a glittering opening ceremony at the National Stadium. Renowned artists including Atif Aslam, Imran Khan, Humaima Malick and the HBL PSL 6 Anthem artists: Naseebo Lal, Aima Baig...

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