Imran Khan meets Hassan Rouhani in Tehran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at Tehran on Sunday. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Special Assistant Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari and senior officials were also present.…

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Tragedy has struck Kasur again this year, with three young boys found to be allegedly raped before being murdered. Five children, aged between 8 to 10, had gone missing in the months preceding this,…

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Nepal pushes to end dependency on India with China rail, tunnel deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up two days of meetings in Nepal on Sunday with separate deals for a rail link to Tibet and a tunnel, an official said, as the Himalayan nation seeks to end an Indian dominance over its trade routes by increasing connectivity with Beijing. The 70-km (42-mile) rail link will connect Gyiron in Tibet with Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu, making it one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects in the country. A Chinese team has already conducted a preliminary study for the project,…

Balochistan, Sindh win opening games of National T20 cup

Karachi, 13 October 2019: Balochistan and Sindh won their matches against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Central Punjab respectively, on the opening day of the National T20 2nd XI tournament at the National Stadium, Karachi on Sunday. In the inaugural match of the tournament, Balochistan held their nerve in the closing stages to record a Super Over win over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Batting first, Balochistan scored 178 for the loss of two wickets after being asked to bat first. Gulraiz Sadaf top-scored with a 58-ball 75 that included…

Govt to launch 50 million olive tree tsunami to fight climate change

ISLAMABAD, October 13: Prime Minister’s Advisor on Climate Change on Sunday said that efforts are being stepped up to launch a large-scale Olive Tree Tsunami programme in the country’s regions hit by recurring water shortages, droughts and plunging groundwater levels. Directives have been already issued to climate change ministry’s forestry officials for rolling out an over-arching and viable national plan of cultivating 50 million olive trees as a part of the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s 10 Billion Tree Tsunami Programme…

India seal Test series against South Africa

India swept to victory by an innings and 137 runs against South Africa at Pune, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series and maintaining their 100 per cent World Test Championship record. Having brought the Proteas’ first innings to a close in the final moments of the third day, India began the fourth by choosing to enforce the follow on, and got instant reward as Ishant Sharma pinned Aiden Markram LBW for 0, the opener recording a pair. Theunis de Bruyn followed not long after for 8, nicked off by Umesh Yadav,…

Barbados Tridents beat unbeaten Guyana Amazon Warriors to lift CPL 2019

Barbados Tridents won their second Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as Guyana Amazon Warriors’ perfect season unraveled at the worst possible moment. The Warriors had won all 11 matches – including three against the Tridents – before the final, but came off second best in the face of an inspired performance from the Barbados outfit. After Jonathan Carter’s unbeaten 50 off 27 balls led a recovery from 108/6 in the 15th over to an imposing 171/6 from 20 overs, the Tridents bowled and fielded for their lives to defend…

MoneyGram launches new bank deposit service in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A contract was signed between the Alex Holmes Chairman & CEO of MoneyGram, and Bilal Asghar CEO of BankAlfalah to create a new bank deposit and this will allow customers to send money to any bank account in Pakistan. The ceremony was presided over by Sahibzada Jahangir, Spokesperson of Prime Minister on Trade & Investment for UK & Europe. While addressing the media, he said “Pakistan is a key market that is positioned for growth especially in terms of receiving remittances. He said in line…

India eases mobile phone shutdown in Kashmir

The Indian government said Saturday it would unblock most mobile telephone lines in Kashmir in a major easing of a two-month-old security clampdown since cancelling the region's autonomy, but a grenade attack in the main city highlighted tensions over New Delhi's actions. Police said militants threw a grenade in a market area near the old town in Srinagar injuring seven people. Most stores, schools and businesses across Kashmir have been closed since the Hindu nationalist government brought the region under tighter…

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