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Thursday, July 11th, 2019


England thrash Australia by eight wickets to reach World Cup final


BIRMINGHAM: England swept into their first World Cup final for 27 years as the hosts crushed Australia by eight wickets on Thursday to book a clash with New Zealand in Sunday´s title match. Eoin Morgan´s side ended Australia´s bid to retain the World Cup in ruthless fashion at Edgbaston, dismissing their old rivals for 223 and then powering to victory in 32.1 overs thanks to Jason Roy´s blistering 85. England will head to Lord´s bidding to win the 50-over World Cup for the first time, with 2015 runners-up New Zealand,Read More

President of World Economic Forum meets PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, JUL 11: Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor To Pm On Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production And Investment In A Meeting With President, World Economic Forum (WEF). DNA

  ISLAMABAD, JUL 11 (DNA) –  Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday received President of the World Economic Forum (WEF),Broge Brende, at Prime Minister’s Office.   President WEF was accompanied by Andrew Ghazalia, South Asia Lead World Economic Forum; Mr. Jawad Khan, CEO Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF); Ms. Shazia Syed, MD Unilever Pakistan and Mr. Mohammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO Habib Bank Ltd.   During the meeting, the Prime Minister announced the establishment of the National Accelerator on Closing the Skills Gap in Pakistan, in partnership with the WorldRead More

EU ambassador meets Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD, JUL 11:Ambassador of European Union Jean Francois Cautain pays farwell call
on Federal MInister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari. DNA

    ISLAMABAD, JUL 11 (DNA) – Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Jean-François Cautain paid a farewell call on the Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen M Mazari here in Islamabad on Thursday.   They discussed matters of mutual interest. The Minister lauded the services of the outgoing ambassador which he rendered for promotion of bilateral relations.=DNA ———-  

UK committed to support Pakistan to manage population growth

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ISLAMABAD, JUL 11 (DNA) – Deputy Head of DFID Pakistan Kemi Williams has said, “Rapid population growth is a major challenge for many countries across the world, including Pakistan and the situation is likely to get worse if urgent action is not taken. The UK is committed to support Pakistan’s plans to manage its population growth.   He expressed these views during a high level event organized by Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination, the British High Commission and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to mark WorldRead More

Opposition parties finalise Hasil Bizenjo for Chairman Senate slot


ISLAMABAD, (DNA)- The opposition parties have agreed on the name of Mir Hasil Bizenjo for the Chairmanship of Senate. PML N jailed leader Nawaz Sharif earlier today gave green signal for the name of Hasil Bizenjo in order to give proper representation to Balochstain.

Train accident: PM Imran offers condolence to families of victims


At least 11 passengers were killed and 67 injured when a passenger train collided with a freight train near Rahim Yar Khan on Thursday. According to details, Akbar Express travelling from Lahore to Quetta collided with a stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad Tehsil of Punjab province. District Police Officer (DPO) Rahim Yar Khan Umar Salamat said the deceased include one woman and eight men, while the injured include nine women and 11 children. The injured have been shifted to Jinnah and Shaikh Zayed Hospital forRead More