History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

Afghanistan were handed a bruising introduction to Test cricket by India on Thursday as they capped their astonishing rise from war and refugee camps to joining the sport s elite. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai called it a “very proud moment” as he strode onto to the field at Bangalore s M. Chinnaswamy stadium for the toss, won […]

Air strikes target Yemen rebel positions in port offensive

Air strikes target Yemen rebel positions in port offensive

AL JAH, Yemen ;Air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition targeted areas around Yemen’s rebel-held port of Hodeida on Thursday, the insurgents said, as an offensive to retake the vital aid gateway entered its second day. Hodeida remained open and processing ships despite the offensive, port authorities said. The Iran-backed Huthi rebels who control the Red […]

Clashes kill 39 combatants outside Yemen’s Hodeida

Clashes kill 39 combatants outside Yemen’s Hodeida

AL DURAIHIMI;Heavy clashes killed 39 combatants outside Yemen s rebel-held port city of Hodeida on Thursday, as a Saudi and UAE-backed offensive to retake the key aid hub entered its second day. Yemen s Iran-backed Huthi rebels suffered 30 fatalities in the fighting, which took place two kilometres (1.2 miles) from Hodeida airport, south of the city, […]

RO approves Maryam Nawaz’s nomination paper for NA-127

RO approves Maryam Nawaz’s nomination paper for NA-127

LAHORE ;The nomination papers of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz for the National Assembly constituency NA-127 has been approved. While announcing the reserved verdict, the Returning Officer approved nomination papers of Maryam Nawaz. The PML-N leader was accused of having two passports one with the name Maryam Nawaz and the other with the […]

Met office predicts heavy rainfall in parts of country

Met office predicts heavy rainfall in parts of country

ISLAMABAD;Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Thursday has predicted heavy rains in parts of country from Friday to Thursday. According to Met office, rain-thundershower with gusty winds/duststorm is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.Spell of pre-monsoon is also expected in first week of July. Press release regarding moon of Shawwal, […]

2 gangsters that planned to attack Salman Khan still at large

2 gangsters that planned to attack Salman Khan still at large

Haryana Police s Special Task Force recently arrested shooter Sampat Nehra, who was assigned to attack and shoot superstar Salman Khan. But now, there are reports that Nehra s allies are still out in the open, and the police have not got hold of them yet. The cops fear that these people can still target Salman, and […]

Indian Army Chief suggests negotiations for peace in occupied Kashmir

Indian Army Chief suggests negotiations for peace in occupied Kashmir

NEW DELHI;Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat has accepted his defeat in occupied Kashmir during a recent interview with an Indian newspaper. Bipin Rawat said that even the use of power could not stop movement of Kashmiri youth. Indian Army Chief favored the dialogue to break the cycle of recruitments of Kashmiri youth into militant groups. […]

How Afghanistan’s urban gardens are changing women’s lives

How Afghanistan’s urban gardens are changing women’s lives

JALALABAD; It may look like they re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan s most conservative and unstable provinces. A hood and scarf partially hiding their faces, the women working in the […]

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