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Iqbal Qasim steps down as chairman of PCB cricket committee

Former Test spinner Iqbal Qasim has resigned from his position as chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) cricket committee. Iqbal, a veteran of 50 Tests and 15 ODIs, was the head of the committee that also include Wasim Akram (former captain and now a respected commentator), Urooj Mumtaz (chief selector …

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Military and civilian leadership of the country are working together: Imran Khan

– Premier warns the world of serious implications if Pakistan, India were to break out in conflict over Kashmir  – Says Pakistan’s economic future is linked to China ISLAMABAD, September 3: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the country’s economic future is now linked to China and the bilateral …

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Pakistan Stock Exchange declared the ‘best performing market’ in Asia

LAHORE, September 3: Pakistan Stock Market has been declared the ‘Best Performing Market’ for its ‘Best Performance’ in Asia. Pakistan’s stock market has performed the best in Asia, according to a recent survey of the world’s stock markets by Market Currents Wealth Net, a U.S-based research firm on the performance …

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Intra-Afghan talks critical move to peace and stability in Afghanistan: China

BEIJING, September 3:  China on Thursday said that the forthcoming intra-Afghan talks was a critical move to ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan and vowed it would be watching the  development in this regard as neighbor and friend of the country. “Intra-Afghan talks is a critical move to peace and stability …

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UN calls for probe into rights violations in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR, September 3: The UN has again called on India to probe alleged cases of forced disappearance and mass graves in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). In a letter this week addressed to the Indian government, at least nine UN rapporteurs also asked New Delhi to reconsider the closure …

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Participation of Pakistan players in Lanka Premier League in doubt

The participation of Pakistan players in the much-awaited Lanka Premier League (LPL) is in doubt, after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the schedule of the remaining four HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 matches, which were postponed on March 17 due to Covid-19 pandemic. The LPL, which …

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Karachi issues to be solved on immediate basis, assures COAS

– Army Chief expressed satisfaction over the pace of relief work and said Army will not disappoint the population in their time of need: ISPR KARACHI, September 2: Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday met with a delegation of traders in Karachi and assured that …

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Supreme Court suspends SHC decision to declare Sugar Inquiry Report null and void

ISLAMABAD, September 2: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday suspended Sindh High Court’s decision of nullifying the sugar inquiry commission’s report. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed and comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan heard the petition of federal government against order of Sindh …

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Afghanistan frees nearly 200 Taliban prisoners to push peace talks

The Afghan government released nearly 200 Taliban prisoners to spur the start of long-delayed peace negotiations, senior Afghan officials said on Wednesday. The fresh releases are from a group of 400 “hardcore” Taliban prisoners, the fate of which has stalled peace negotiations between the government and insurgent group to end …

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PCB thanks England touring party for resumption of cricket

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Wasim Khan today thanked and congratulated the 44-member squad on the completion of a challenging, demanding and unprecedented tour of England in the backdrop of the Covid-19 situation that made the players adhere to strict protocols, including restricted movement during their 10-week tour. …

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