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Australia hoping to convince India to play day-night Test

Australia hoping to convince India to play day-night Test

SYDNEY: Australian cricket chiefs are still trying to convince reluctant India to play a day-night Test in Adelaide this year after releasing their international playing schedule on Monday. Cricket Australia have scheduled the opening Test of the four-Test India series in Adelaide from December 6-10, with hopes it will be a pink ball match following concept […]

70th anniversary of the opening Australia’s resident diplomatic mission in Pakistan High Commissioner launched exhibition

70th anniversary of the opening Australia’s resident diplomatic mission in Pakistan High Commissioner launched exhibition

By;Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad; The Australia’s High Commissioner, Margaret Adamson, today launched an exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the opening of Australia’s resident diplomatic mission in Pakistan. “Australia was quick to establish a High Commission in Karachi in 1948 after recognizing the new country of Pakistan the previous year,” High Commissioner Adamson said. “The […]

Women’s day – Australia helps launch android app to combat violence against women

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, March, 10, 2018 Australian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan Brek Batley and Chairperson of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission for the Status of Women (KPCSW) Neelum Toru, in collaboration with Blue Veins and Trocaire Pakistan, launched a Google App today to improve the services offered to women survivors of gender-based violence. The […]

AUSTRALIA PARTNERS WITH FAUJI FOODS TO SET UP MILK COLLECTION CENTRES IN PUNJAB

AUSTRALIA PARTNERS WITH FAUJI FOODS TO SET UP MILK COLLECTION CENTRES IN PUNJAB

By, Asghar Alli Mubarak: January, 08, 2018 Islamabad; The Australian Government-funded Market Development Facility (MDF) and Fauji Foods Limited signed a partnership today to establish 20 milk collection centers in rural Layyah and Muzaffargarh, Southern Punjab. Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson joined Managing Director and Chief Executive Fauji Foods General Javaid Iqbal (HI) […]

ICC U-19 cricket World Cup semi-finals, Australia vs. Afghanistan, Pakistan and India will meet in Christchurch tomorrow

ICC U-19 cricket World Cup semi-finals, Australia vs. Afghanistan, Pakistan and India will meet in Christchurch tomorrow

By: Asghar Ali Mubarak : January, 28, 2018 Islamabad; The Afghanistan boys face favorites Australia in the first semi-final of the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup in Christchurch. Get live cricket score of Australia vs. Afghanistan, ICC U-19 cricket World Cup. Arch rival Pakistan and India will meet in ICC Under-19 World Cup semi-final in […]

Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

AFP SYDNEY: Australia is tightening English language requirements for foreign students in what it said on Thursday is a bid to improve standards across the country’s Aus$28 billion ($22 billion) international education market. There are more than 550,000 international students in Australia, according to government data, which lists the lucrative sector as the country’s third-largest export […]

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

By AFP YDNEY:  A dead man’s unsent text message leaving his home and pension to his brother rather than his wife and son and signed off with a smiley face emoji has been ruled a legitimate will by an Australian court.The draft message, addressed to the man’s brother, was found on his phone after he took […]

Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

By News Desk On Friday night, Pakistani-American student Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious, lying in a pool of her own blood in the stairway of an apartment building in Perth, Yahoo7 News reported. Mehreen, who had moved to Australia two years ago to study primary school teaching, was allegedly bashed in the head by a guy […]

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Ayaan Hirsi Ali. PHOTO: AFP By: AFP SYDNEY: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born women’s advocate and leading critic of Islam, on Monday cancelled a tour of Australia and New Zealand at the last minute citing security concerns. She was due to appear on an Australian Broadcasting Corporation current affairs panel show on Monday evening before speaking […]

Australia beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in third ODI

Australia beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in third ODI

PERTH: Powered by a rapid hundred from skipper Steve Smith, Australia sailed to a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the third ODI on Thursday. Australia are up 2-1 in the five-match ODI series. Fast bowler Junaid Khan dismissed David Warner for 35 while Mohammad Amir trapped Usman Khawaja soon afterwards. However, Smith and debutant Peter Handscomb […]

Security increased for Pakistan, Australia Test after Melbourne terror arrests

Security increased for Pakistan, Australia Test after Melbourne terror arrests

Security has been increased at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for Monday’s Test between Australia and Pakistan following the arrest of seven people over a terror-related plot in the city. Those charged were allegedly planning to attack Melbourne’s Flinders Street train station, nearby Federation Square and St Paul’s Cathedral on Christmas Day. Chief police commissioner Graham […]