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Independent adjudicator reserves order on Umar Akmal appeal
Lahore, July 13 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, reserved his order on Umar Akmals appeal after listening to the arguments of both sides on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan marks July 13 as Kashmir Martyrs Day
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) July 13, 2020 is being marked as Kashmir Martyrs Day in Pakistan with homage being paid to the people of Kashmir, who lost their lives in the revolt against the Dogra dynasty in 1931.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,National
B'desh makes negative COVID-19 report mandatory to travel abroad
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has made it mandatory for everyone to take a certificate from authorised testing centres as evidence that they do not have coronavirus before travelling abroad, the Foreign Ministry said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Taliban attacks kill 16 in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) Twelve policemen and four civilians were killed during Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kunduz and Badakhshan provinces, authorities said on Monday, adding that 11 insurgents also died.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
PIA increases number of domestic flights
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) n response to improved travel needs, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to increase the number of its domestic flights, it was reported on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak's NA to take up anti-terror financing bills
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's National Assembly will on Monday take up two crucial bills seeking amendments to the anti-terrorism act in order to fulfil international commitments and requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Afghan govt seeks new list of Taliban detainees
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) The Afghan government has asked the Taliban to provide a new list for the prisoners who have not been freed so far, but the militant group has insisted on the release of their inmates based on an existing list, sources said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Prominent Afghan journalist dies of COVID-19
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) A prominent Afghan journalist died of COVID-19, an independent media safety group protecting reporters' rights,said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sri Lankan PM suspends ruling party rallies
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has informed the ruling political party, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), to temporarily halt election rallies following a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases from a drug rehabilitation centre.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Second wave of floods feared in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) Bangladesh State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md Enamur Rahman said that at least 23 districts were predicted to experience a second wave of floods with the rise of water levels in major rivers due to heavy rains.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
SL shuts schools again after spike in COVID-19 cases
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Education Ministry said that all schools across the island-nation will be shut from July 13-17 following a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
PCB yet to zero in on major sponsorship deal for cricket team
Lahore, July 12 (IANS) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which has weakened their financial position, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may not get any good sponsorship deal for the senior national team.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Over 500 Taliban-requested detainees may not be freed'
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) The Afghan government said that there were serious reservations about the release of over 500 Taliban prisoners within the countrys legal and judicial institutions, and most likely these detainees will not be released.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pak public urged to continue taking precautionary measures
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) The Pakistan government has urged the public to continue taking precautionary measures to avoid a spike in the number of coronavirus cases similar to the three countries with the highest number of cases, the media reported.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak SC briefed on steps over pilots licences
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) informed the Supreme Court that it had restricted access to its licensing and examination system after the recent disclosure about dubious pilot licences.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pakistan opens 2 key trade routes with Afghanistan
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan has opened two key trade routes with neighbour Afghanistan that will help boost bilateral trade, Pakistani officials said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
India assures support for Rohingyas' repatriation: B'desh
Dhaka, July 11 (IANS) India supports Bangladesh's stand on repatriation of Myanmar's forcibly displaced Rohingyas as it seeks a sustainable and lasting solution to the crisis, Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Dr A.K. Abdul Momen said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rate Tendulkar's knock in Chennai higher than Sehwag's 309: Saqlain
Lahore, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan spin great Saqlain Mushtaq said that he rates Sachin Tendulkar's 136 during the 1999 Chennai Test higher than Virender Sehwag's 309 in Multan 2004. Saqlain, who was involved in both matches, said that Tendulkar's knock came against a Pakistan team that was well prepared and battling to win the match whereas Sehwag's Multan knock came on a first day pitch.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
11 dead, 23 missing in Nepal landslides
Kathmandu, July 11 (IANS) Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have claimed the lives of 11 people in Nepal's Myagdi district, while search efforts continued on Saturday for 23 missing persons.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pakistan rolls out guidelines for Eid al-Adha
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan has rolled out guidelines for the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival to curb the spread of COVID-19, an official said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
95% licences of Pak pilots serving in 7 countries cleared
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The Aviation Division has cleared 95 per cent licences of Pakistani pilots serving in different airlines in seven countries, while the process of verification of the remaining will be completed next week, the media reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
We were shocked by Sohail's behaviour, says Younis on '96 WC incident
Lahore, July 11 (IANS) Fast bowling great Waqar Younis has said they were shocked at how Aamer Sohail behaved on the field during Pakistans 1996 World Cup quarter-final against India.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
South Central Railway carries Andhra chillies to Bangladesh
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) The South Central Railway on Friday announced that for the first time in the Indian Railways, it has loaded and despatched a special parcel train beyond the country's borders - to Bangladesh with dry chillies from Andhra Pradesh.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Salim Malik must respond to April 2000 conversation: PCB
Lahore, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by former skipper Salim Malik for removal of his life ban handed in 2000 and to be allowed to contribute to Pakistan cricket. Malik had earlier failed to respond to transcripts provided by the ICC of April 2000 conversation with regards to allegations of match-fixing against him.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
PCB asks Kaneria to approach ECB as life ban was imposed by English board
Lahore, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by Danish Kaneria on the life ban imposed on him. After carefully reviewing and studying the requests, the PCB has responded to the former cricketer. It was with regards to being offered a rehabilitation programme and Kaneria has been asked to approach the ECB as his ban was imposed by the ECB.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
B'desh's shortest-ever budget session prorogued
Dhaka, July 10 (IANS) The budget and eighth session of Bangladesh's incumbent 11th Parliament was prorogued after only nine working days, becoming the shortest in the country's recent history, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Imran appeals for caution during Eid celebrations
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan appealed to the nation to celebrate Eidul Azha later this month while strictly observing the standard operating procedures (SOPs) against the COVID019 pandemic in order to prevent any resurgence of the contagious disease.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Major locust swarms may reach Pak later this month
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan officials have warned that the next few weeks could be crucial in the fight against desert locust infestation with major swarms expected to reach the country later this month from the Horn of Africa.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Judicial commission submits Peshawar school attack probe report
Peshawar, July 10 (IANS) A single-member judicial commission probing the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School massacre has submitted its report to the Supreme Court.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
US revokes permission for PIA to operate special direct flights
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) The US has revoked the permission granted to the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to operate a number of special direct flights to America, a spokesperson for the flag carrier said here, as the fallout from the revelation of Pakistani pilots' alleged dubious licences continues.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Soldier killed in Pak firing on LoC
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) A soldier was killed on Friday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Cattle smuggling on B'desh border to go up before Eid: Intel
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With just three weeks to go for Eid-ul-Adha, the Islamic festival of sacrifice, the Border Security Force (BSF) has deployed more force on India-Bangladesh border apprehending surge in cattle smuggling -- an annual affair, but which dropped by 96 per cent last year.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Pak court issues notices to US embassy over COVID-19 damages suit
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A civil court Lahore has issued notices to the US Embassy in Pakistan and others on a $20 billion damages suit filed by a citizen over the spread of COVID-19, a lawyer said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Fake pilot licenses scandal triggers grounding of Pak pilots
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan airlines continues to suffer global embarrassment after the revelation by the country's Aviation Minister, admitting that at least 262 pilots were holding fake or dubious licenses, following which a probe was initiated against the Pakistani employees, grounding pilots, engineers and putting a halt on flights coming from the country.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,National
Floods leave 2 dead, 18 missing in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 18 others reported missing due to floods in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district, police confirmed on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Shahid Afridi Foundation logo to feature on Pak players' kits
Lahore, July 9 (IANS) The Pakistan cricket team, which is currently in England to play three Tests and as many T20Is in August and September, will be having the logo of Shahid Afridi Foundation on their playing kits.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
PIA to resume regular UAE flights from Thursday
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will resume regular flight operations to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Thursday, but the passengers are required to get their COVID-19 tests carried out 48 hours prior to the travel date.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak schools should reopen in September: Education Ministers
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Schools across Pakistan should be reopened in September subject to approval from the National Coordination Committee (NCC) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, provincial Education Ministers said.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
135 Bangladeshis stopped from disembarking in Rome
Rome, July 9 (IANS) At least 135 Bangladeshi passengers were rejected from getting off a plane in Rome's Fiumicino Airport over COVID-19 concerns, a health official said.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Italy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
PCB unaware even as BCCI chief Ganguly says 2020 Asia Cup is cancelled
Lahore, July 9 (IANS) With BCCI President Sourav Ganguly announcing that the Asia Cup 2020 has been cancelled, Pakistan Cricket Board has said that they have heard nothing from the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) regarding the same.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
30 Pak cities under smart lockdown
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) The Pakistan government has imposed a smart lockdown in 30 cities across the country in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Prime Minister's Office.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India has done its best to respond to Chinese aggression: Pompeo
New York, July 8 (IANS) India has done its best to respond to China's confrontation and the world must unite to act on Beijing's pattern of aggressive behaviour seen in Ladakh, Bhutan and around Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
2,000 cr takas for B'deshi workers returning from Gulf: PM Hasina
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told Parliament that her government has taken multi-layered initiatives to bring back Bangladeshi workers from the Middle East and various initiatives have been taken for the returning migrants.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak bowlers to struggle more in England due to saliva ban, says Junaid
Karachi, July 8 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Junaid Khan feels Pakistan bowlers are likely to struggle more due to the saliva ban than their English counterparts when the two teams lock horns in a series involving three Tests and as many T20Is in August.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Now B'desh envoy to Kuwait faces allegations of human trafficking
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Bangaldesh's Foreign Minister Dr A.K. Abdul Momen on Tuesday said that the country's Ambassador to Kuwait, S.M. Abul Kalam, who faces allegations of involvement in human trafficking, will not be spared if Kuwait brings charges against him.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tendulkar did find it difficult to face Akhtar at times, says Afridi
Lahore, July 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has reiterated that batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was 'scared' to face Shoaib Akhtar in some spells during their famous duels.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
China's high debt catches attention of rating agencies
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The spotlight is on China -- and again not for any happy reason. As Chinas economy contracted by 6.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 and its unemployment rate touched 6.2 per cent in April, its burgeoning debt problem can finally catch the attention of the rating agencies. Its debt-to-GDP ratio stands at 317 per cent at present.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Former PCB chief urges team to wear BLM emblem during Eng series
Lahore, July 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan Cricket Board chief Khalid Mehmood urged the team to wear 'Black Lives Matter' logo on their jersey during their upcoming series against England in August.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Younis is someone who can never show knife to anyone: Inzamam
Lahore, July 7 (IANS) Inzamam-ul-haq has backed Younis Khan after learning that former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower had alleged that Pakistan's highest Test run-getter had threatened him with a knife.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Afghan govt suspends release of Taliban inmates
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) The Afghan government has suspended the release of the last batch of Taliban inmates over their involvement in serious crimes, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism