Saturday, 27 November 2021

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Shahid Afridi ruled out of PSL 6 due to back injury

APP DUBAI – Multan Sultans’ star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been ruled out of the Abu Dhabi-leg of the Pakistan Super League 6 due to a back injury. The former Pakistan captain was training in Karachi for the upcoming PSL 6 matches when he experienced pain in his lower back ...

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Ushna Shah joins WWF-Pakistan as ‘Goodwill Ambassador’

KARACHI – The leading Pakistani actress and environmental activist Ushna Shah has joined WWF-Pakistan as its ‘Goodwill Ambassador’. The actress has joined WWF, being a fervent supporter of animal rights, protection of endangered species in Pakistan and conserving the environment, one of the leading conservation organization in and the world, ...

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US President Biden vows to strengthen ties with Pakistan

WASHINGTON – United States President Joe Biden, on Tuesday, felicitated his Pakistani counterpart Dr. Arif Alvi on the occasion of 23rd March. Biden in a letter written to the Pakistan president congratulated Pakistanis on the 81st Pakistan Day. The US president further emphasized on strengthening ties between Washington and Islamabad. ...

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India’s Best T20 Score Against England Seals Series

AHMEDABAD – Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma powered India to their best ever Twenty20 score against England as they clinched the series 3-2 with a convincing 36-run win on Saturday. India captain Kohli hit an unbeaten 80 and shared an opening stand of 94 with Sharma, who made a blistering 64, as India reached 224 for two in an ...

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Dwayne Bravo reaches 150 IPL wickets but Chennai lose

DUBAI: Birthday boy Dwayne Bravo reached 150 wickets in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday but his side Chennai Super Kings went down to Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs. The West Indies all-rounder, who turned 37, got to the landmark with his third wicket of Shivam Mavi for nought ...

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Rhea Chakraborty granted bail in drugs case for her ex-boyfriend

BOLLYWOOD actress Rhea Chakraborty was granted bail on Wednesday, nearly a month after being arrested for allegedly buying drugs for her ex-boyfriend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, whose suicide sparked a media storm in India. Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was found dead in June in his Mumbai apartment, triggering a national frenzy with television news channels speculating that Chakraborty drove ...

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Shane Watson includes Shahid Afridi among top five T20 Bowler

LONDON: Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes Pakistani Erstwhile Skipper Shahid Afridi was a perfect Twenty20 bowler and has ranked Boom Boom on Number two in his list of the top five Twenty20 bowlers of all-time. The 39-year-old added Afridi at number two on his list due to his ability to take wickets at a very low economy ...

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WBC appoints Amir Khan as MEBC’s president

BIRMINGHAM: The World Boxing Council (WBC) has appointed Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan as president of WBC Middle East Boxing Council (MEBC). In an announcement this weekend, the former super-lightweight world champion was named the new WBC President for the region. Khan is a long-time advocate for the development of boxing in the region. ...

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Mahinda Rajapaksa Registers Victory In Sri Lanka’s Polls

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa staged a political comeback as his party registered a landslide victory in the twice-postponed general elections, according to the final results released by the elections commission. The official results declared showed that the Sri Lanka People’s Party (SLPP) alone had won 145 seats and ...

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