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Water and Power Development Authority has successfully completed construction works to clear sedimentation by raising the intakes of two tunnels at Tarbela Hydel Power Station ahead of schedule. Radio Pakistan reported. According to the spokesman of Authority, these construction works funded by the World Bank are aimed at increasing reliability of electricity generation from Tarbela Dam. He said with the completion of these works and increased level in Tarbela reservoir, two more units of the hydel power station have started electricity generation 21 days earlier than the schedule, increasing power generation of Tarbela from 1358 MW to 2030 MW with…

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RAWALPINDI: Medical Corps of Pakistan Army performed 200 cochlear implant surgeries, helping the children born with hearing disability. According to ISPR, A special ceremony was held at Army Medical College Rawalpindi to mark completion of 200 cochlear implants. Surgeon General of Pakistan Army Lieutenant General Nigar Johar, graced the occasion as chief guest. The first successful cochlear implant was carried out in 2017. On the direction of Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa the facility was further extended to children born with hearing disability. Speaking on the occasion, Lieutenant General Nigar Johar commended all ranks of Army Medical…

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ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced a special edition of the ICC Hall of Fame to coincide with the first ever ICC World Test Championship Final. Ten legends of the game who have made a significant contribution to the history of Test cricket will be inducted to join 93 players who are already in the illustrious list of ICC Hall of Famers making the total now to 103, the ICC said in a press release. The special intake will see two players from each of the following five eras join the ranks of the world’s greatest players. •…

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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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