Friday, 20 September 2019

Monitoring Desk

Toxic haze: Thousands Of Schools Shut In Malaysia and Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of schools were shuttered across Malaysia and Indonesia, affecting at least 1.7 million pupils, officials said, as toxic haze from rampant forest fires sent air quality plummeting. Nearly 2,500 schools were ordered to shut their doors in Malaysia – including nearly 300 in the smog-hit capital Kuala ...

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Apple rolls out iOS 13

A day before launch of iPhone 11, iPhone 11Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple has released iOsS 13, the thirteenth major release of the iOS mobile operating system developed by the company , in order to make your iPhone faster, smarter and more secure. According to Cnet, new update ...

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Four died after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized

DAKAR: Four people died after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized during heavy storms in Senegal, authorities and emergency services said Tuesday. The death toll could rise as three passengers were said to be missing after the accident. The boat was carrying several Senegalese nationals, six French people, two ...

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Sri Lankan Cricket Team to Travel to Pakistan as Per Schedule, ICC Confirm

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka cricket team’s tour of Pakistan will go ahead as planned, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday. Earlier, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had sought the assistance of the country’s government for a reassessment of the security situation in Pakistan. With this series going ahead, Pakistan will ...

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‘Hopeful Australian cricket team will travel to Pakistan in 2022’

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has said he is hopeful the cricket team will tour Pakistan in 2022 but won’t rush a decision. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Robertson said his visit was aimed at strengthening relationships with the Pakistan Cricket Board rather than assessing whether Australia’s ...

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Film on Dr Abdus Salam is coming to Netflix

LONDON: A documentary about Pakistan’s first and only Nobel Laureate in Science, Dr Abdus Salam, will be on Netflix in October. Salam — The First ****** Nobel Laureate, a feature-length film, has already won accolades on the international film festival circuit, including DFW South Asian Film Festival, South Asia Human ...

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Alicia, Mushk set to walk the ramp at Milan Fashion Week

LAHORE-Pakistani models Mushk Kaleem and Alicia Khan are set to walk the ramp at Milan Fashion Week. Mushk took to Instagram to announce the exciting news, “Milan Fashion Week 2019,” she wrote. At Doha airport, the model also shared a snap of her coffee. “Black coffee for the win! Milan ...

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Shahid Afridi praises leading run-scorer Virat Kohli

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi congratulated Virat Kohli after he again became the only batsman to average 50 runs in all three formats of the game. Virat’s unbeaten 72 runs in the second T20I against South Africa boosted his average in the shortest format from 49.35 to 50.85. It means ...

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Yemen’s rebels threaten to attack UAE

Yemen’s Houthi rebels are threatening to attack the United Arab Emirates, days after they claimed attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. Yahia Sarie, a spokesman for the Houthi forces, told a press conference Wednesday that they have “dozens of targets” in the UAE that “could be targeted at ...

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