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Friday, May 31st, 2019

 

West Indies won by 7 wickets in opening World Cup Match against Pakistan

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West Indies has defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets in their World Cup Match against Pakistan, on Friday. Pakistan batting tumbled for just 105 runs in their first game of World Cup 2019 as the West Indies bowlers perfectly executed the plan of bowling short balls to Pakistani batsmen. West Indies captain won the toss and elected to field first in overcast conditions of The Oval. Sarfraz Ahmed also wanted to bowl first due to the bowling friendly conditions. West Indies captain won the toss and elected to field first inRead More


India PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for new term

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NEW DELHI, MAY 31 (DNA) – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named his trusted aide Amit Shah to the key home affairs ministry as part of a major cabinet shakeup for his second term in office. Nirmala Sitharaman moved from defence to become finance minister in a second shock, while career diplomat S. Jaishankar became foreign minister. Hardline Hindu nationalist Shah was the president of Modi’s rightwing Bharatiya Janata Party and had never served as a national minister. He was rewarded for the party’s second landslide victory inRead More


PPP, PML-N demand govt to withdraw references against judges

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday has demanded the government to withdraw references against the judges. Holding a joint media talk after the National Assembly (NA) session, Bilawal insisted to issue production order of Ali Wazir who is in Counter Terrorism Department (CT) custody. He further said that PPP’s peaceful workers were subjected to torture for no reason. Meanwhile, PML-N’s Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expressed reservations over presidential references against judges and demandedRead More


Lahore will have science museum soon: Fawad Chaudhry

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) – Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that a Science museum will be established in Lahore soon for promotion of basic and fundamental research which may help in socio-economic development of the country. He said it has been decided to construct the museum on the land of Ministry of Science and Technology after vacating it from illegal occupants. He stressed that Pakistan can only compete on a global scale by adopting modern information technology. Minister said our ministry is committed to developRead More


National Assembly session marred by opposition’s protest

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Opposition parties on Friday staged protest in front of speaker’s dais during ongoing National Assembly (NA) session. While holding placards, the opposition parties chanted slogans and demanded to issue production orders of Member National Assembly Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir who are in Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) custody. The parties also protested over filing presidential references against the judges. Meanwhile, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari delivered an emotional speech. Speaking in the assembly, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said Pakistan hasRead More


England thrash South Africa by 104 runs in World Cup opener

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LONDON (DNA) – England defeated South Africa by 104 runs in the opening match of the World Cup 2019 at the Oval on Thursday. Ben Stokes top-scored with 89 in England s 311 for eight, held a brilliant catch in the outfield and took two for 12, including the last wicket, as England won with 61 balls left. Jofra Archer did the early damage with the ball, the fast bowler taking three for 27 in seven overs. Barbados-born Archer, who only qualified for England in March, made his presence feltRead More