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Australia need ‘kick up backside’, says spin legend Warne

Australia need ‘kick up backside’, says spin legend Warne

SYDNEY= (AFP) – Shane Warne has dismissed Australia’s struggling Test side as “ordinary” and said they needed a “kick up the backside” after their series flop against Pakistan.Australia suffered a 373-run defeat against Pakistan in the second of the two-Test series last week after a familiar batting collapse, following a fightback to secure a draw […]

IT minister stresses need for accelerated digitisation

IT minister stresses need for accelerated digitisation

ISLAMABAD  – Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said Thursday that IT based technologies would be introduced rapidly in public sector for its efficient working and achieving required results.He stated this while speaking at a ceremony titled Smart Governance and Emerging Pakistan organised in connection with SAP Public Sector Day in […]

No need to press panic button: Sarfraz Ahmed

No need to press panic button: Sarfraz Ahmed

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has vowed to make changes after team’s dismissal performance in the Asia Cup 2018 but believes there is no need to press the panic button.The Men in Green suffered humiliating exit after suffering 37-run defeat against Bangladesh in the virtual semi-finals in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.But Sarfraz, who himself is being […]

Pak Russian Relations Need of Hour

Pak Russian Relations Need of Hour

By Kishwar Sajjad, 15, September, 2018 When the second World War ended the cold war started between USSR and USA, world was divided into two blocks just like Berlin situation pushed the countries to select a world power as their boss for survival. America according to its nature after mass destruction and killing millions of […]

Exploding urbanisation necessitates need for effective governance

Exploding urbanisation necessitates need for effective governance

NORTHAMPTON: Recently, the United Nations Population Division of the UN Department for Social and Economic Affairs produced a comprehensive report titled “2018 Revision of World Urbanisation Prospects”. The report has claimed that 55% of the world population currently lives in urban areas and it is projected to grow to about 68% by 2050. This would be […]

Don’t need permission to sing Nusrat’s qawalis, clarifies Rahat

Don’t need permission to sing Nusrat’s qawalis, clarifies Rahat

KARACHI;Renowned singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has clarified that he does not need permission from anyone to sing the qawalis of his late uncle Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan said, “I am the successor my Uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Why would I need permission?” “I have performed at the Noble […]

Nawaz doesn’t need patriotism certificate from anyone: Maryam

Nawaz doesn’t need patriotism certificate from anyone: Maryam

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday asked that if former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the man who made Pakistan a nuclear state, eliminated loadshedding, could be a traitor. Addressing a public gathering in Buner on Monday, she said that reasons were being used to disrespect public representatives, adding that now card of […]

NA speaker stresses the need for unity among the Muslims countries for peace and prosperity of Umma 

NA speaker stresses the need for unity among the Muslims countries for peace and prosperity of Umma 

Asghar Ali Mubarak: January 16, 2018; Islamabad: The Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that 13th meeting of PUIC was opened at a time when Muslim communities across the globe passing through a saga of pain and prosecution.  He further said that Muslim world   have remained the world theatre of wars, violence and […]

Over 400 buildings marked for demolition

Over 400 buildings marked for demolition

Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI:  The city administrators have issued eviction notices to owners of dilapidated buildings. The crumbling buildings along the drain need to be demolished to avoid any mishap, officials said. The Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation [RMC], Rawalpindi Cantonment Board [RCB] and district management have issued notices to the owners and tenants of over 400 dilapidated […]

In a polarized world, we need Sufi to bridge gap, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari tells Sufi Conference

In a polarized world, we need Sufi to bridge gap, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari tells Sufi Conference

KARACHI, May 5: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that now as the world becomes increasingly polarized, today we need the Sufi, more than ever before. We need that universal language of the mystic to unite us. “To bridge the gap across religions, cultures and people. To remind us that at our […]