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Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team wins top European award

Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team wins top European award

Back in July, Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team made the headlines when their attempt to participate in the First Global robotics competition in the US was hampered by Trump’s travel restrictions. The team’s visas were rejected twice with the girls’ plight attracting international attention which resulted in an intervention from Trump’s administration to grant them admission to the US. […]

Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

By AFP WASHINGTON:  A global alliance of tech industry and academic organizations unveiled plans on Monday to work together to combat the spread of “fake news” and improve public understanding of journalism. The News Integrity Initiative will launch with $14 million from Facebook, the Ford Foundation, Mozilla and others, based at the City University of […]

US drone strike kills militant behind attack on Sri Lankan cricket team

US drone strike kills militant behind attack on Sri Lankan cricket team

US drone strike kills militant behind attack on Sri Lankan cricket team A militant wanted for involvement in attacks on GHQ and Sri Lankan cricket team was killed in a US drone strike in Barmal District of Paktika province in Afghanistan, sources said on Monday. Qari Yaseen was said to be involved in the attack against Sri […]

PCB to invite cricket greats to discuss ways to improve team performance

PCB to invite cricket greats to discuss ways to improve team performance

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to invite former and current cricketers, including cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, for a round table discussion on different issues related to Pakistan cricket. “Chairman PCB Shaharyar M. Khan has decided to hold a round table conference of current and former test players in Lahore on March 6 and 7, […]

Pakistan blind cricket team beat India by 7 wickets

Pakistan blind cricket team beat India by 7 wickets

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s visually impaired cricketers have continued their unbeaten run in T20 blind world cup by brushing India aside by seven wickets in New Delhi. India, after electing to bat first, scored 204 runs for the loss of five wickets in the allocated 20 overs with Prakash scoring 90 runs of 56 deliveries. Prakash […]

Boxer Amir Khan drops dad, uncle from management team following feud

Boxer Amir Khan drops dad, uncle from management team following feud

Boxer Amir Khan, whose family feud has him reeling with distractions, has dropped his father Shah Khan, uncle Tahir Khan, and best man Saj Mohamed from his boxing management team in a bid to keep family and business apart. Since early on in the former WBA champion’s career, his father had acted as the manager and negotiator. However, […]

Pakistan cricket team arrive in Melbourne for second ODI

Pakistan cricket team arrive in Melbourne for second ODI

MELBOURNE (Yes News) – Pakistan Cricket Team have arrived in Melbourne Saturday for the second one-day international (ODI) match against Australia. Pakistan are scheduled to play a total of five ODIs against the hosts. The match will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on January 15 at 14:20 Local Time (08:20 AM PST). Earlier, […]

Bypassing Obama, Russia invited Trump team to Syria talks: report

Bypassing Obama, Russia invited Trump team to Syria talks: report

WASHINGTON (Yes News) – Russia has invited Donald Trump s incoming administration to attend upcoming Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan, The Washington Post reported Friday, bypassing the Obama administration which has been notably absent from the process. Turkey, which is co-hosting the talks with Russia, has said Washington would be asked to join the talks being […]