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LAHORE: At the conclusion of the third round in the four rounds Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) Qualifying Golf School Event 2021-22 being fought out at the freshened up Royal Palm Golf Course, the career seeking professional golf player in command was Aamir Khan of Peshawar as this selection related event enters the final phase. As of now Aamir Khan looks superb through commendable application of golfing skills which have enabled him to excel over 120 other aspirants who made the cut and are exceedingly keen to attain top honors like Aamir but have been unable to do so as they…

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will place bids this month for at least five major international events as the International Cricket Council (ICC) has sought offers for the hosting rights of the men’s events from 2024 to 2031. The ICC is seeking bids for hosting rights of men’s cricket events from 2024 to 2031. The major men’s event to be organised during this period will be four T20 World Cups, two ODI World Cups, and two Champions Trophy events. The T20 World Cups will be held in 2024, 2026, 2028, and 2030. The ODI World Cups will be staged in…

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RAWALPINDI: A soldier of Frontier Crops Balochistan Friday embraced martyrdom during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) conducted in Hulmerg area of Kharan district, Balochistan where two terrorists were killed; involved in various acts of violence and terrorism in the area. The two terrorists were involved in various acts of violence and terrorism were killed and a significant quantity of arms and ammunition was also recovered, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release issued here. During the exchange of fire, one brave soldier of Frontier Corps Balochistan, Sepoy Fida ur Rehman, resident of Mastuj, Chitral embraced martyrdom (shahadat). The ISPR…

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Quetta Gladiators will face two-time winners Islamabad United tonight in the 18th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s sixth edition at Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Islamabad United have won three of their five games, and they would want to bounce back after their last defeat. Quetta Gladiators have just won one of their five games and now every match is a must-win for them inorder to stay in contention for play-offs qualification. United lost to Lahore Qalandars on June 9 in a last-over thriller and also receive a blow after it was confirmed that Faheem Ashraf may miss upcoming…

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ISLAMABAD: At least 18 people were killed and over 30 others injured when a passenger bus overturned in Khuzdar district of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province, local media reported Friday morning. The accident occurred when the bus was taking a sharp turn with high speed, paramilitary troops in the province Levies said. According to the reports, the victims have been shifted to a local hospital in Khuzdar and among the injured, six people are in critical condition. The passenger bus was on its way to Khuzdar from Larkana district of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province.

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ISLAMABAD: The government will present a budget worth about Rs 8,000 billion for the new financial year in Parliament today in which salaries are likely to be increased by up to 25 per cent. Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, who unveiled the Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-21 a day earlier, will present the PTI-led government’s budget. The session will begin at 4:00pm. According to sources in the finance ministry, the federal budget is more than Rs 8,000 billion, of which Rs 3,105 billion is for interest payments, Rs 1,330 billion for defense and Rs 5,829 billion for FBR tax collections. Additional revenue measures worth…

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ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for National Health Services Dr Nausheen Hamid urged taking two doses of the vaccine is important and people must remember to take the second dose as a single vaccine dose will not provide sufficient immunity to protect from coronavirus, she said while speaking to a Private news channel. She said Pakistan has achieved so far a target of 10 millionth of Covid-19 vaccine dose on Wednesday and authorities aimed to inoculate 70 million people by the end of this year. She said Pakistan has received the first batch of Pfizer vaccine under the COVAX facility which would…

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with his Canadian counterpart Marc Garneau and discussed matters pertaining to recent tragic incident of Islamophoia in Canada, as well as bilateral ties. According to tribune, The two foreign ministers agreed to work together on countering Islamophobia through coordinated efforts at various international fora, said a statement issued by the foreign office. “Both foreign ministers further agreed to remain in close contact [in this connections],” it added. On Sunday, A Canadian Muslim family of Pakistani origin, lost three of its generations after it was targeted in a “religiously-motivated” attack when a…

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ISLAMABAD,: A three-day rain spell is likely to occur from Friday to Monday to provide solace from scorching heat to the people of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, said Spokesman MET office Islamabad Dr Zaheer Babar. He further added it would also be occurred in different areas including Kahmir,Gilgit,Astore,Murree,Attock,Chakwal,Jhelum,Gujranwala,Gujrat,Hafizabad ,Badin,Narowal,Sialkot Peshawar, Kohat and Bannu Dera Ismail Khan. He further informed that prevailing very hot weather conditions would likely to subside during the wet spell and wind thunderstorm with heavy falls at times may generate urban flooding in low lying areas of Lahore. Met office informed that moist current from…

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ISLAMABAD: The accountability court of Islamabad dismissed the objections raised by claimants of purported properties of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the auction, today. According to resources, Accountability judge Syed Asghar Ali on April 22 directed the revenue authorities of the Punjab government to auction unclaimed properties of Mr. Sharif within 60 days since he is absconding in Tosha­khana reference while accepting the application filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The bureau in its application had sought directives for the authorities concerned to sell the attached properties of Mr Sharif under section 88 of the Criminal Procedure Code…

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