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Pakistan sealed a tense victory over Afghanistan, Naseem Shah on trending

Matches between Pakistan and Afghanistan are always highly emotional games to watch. The spirits are continuously pumped, Afghanistan being weaker than Pakistan, willing to seal victory in every match; however, it never happens. Pakistan's bowling unit successfully restricted Afghanistan to 129. Although Pakistan's batting line-up collapsed, Naseem Shah was on strike in the last over when he hit 2 consecutive sixes and helped his team towards a sensational victory. This was the nerve-wracking match in the Asia cup…

Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan seals a victory over India in a thriller

Pakistan vs India is a famous rivalry, which is also called 'The greatest rivalry of cricket.' In the first match of the Asia cup between the nations, India took the lead in the nail-biter with the help of Hardik Pandya, who finished with a six with three balls required. However, Pakistan sealed the revenge and won by five wickets with stellar performances of Muhammad Rizwan 71 (51)  and Nawaz 42 (20). The partnership between the two was the key that set the tempo towards crossing the target.  Asif Ali scored 16 (8)…

Afghanistan Vs Bangladesh: Zardan takes drives team to super four in Asia cup

Team Afghanistan is in fantastic form. Be it bowling or batting, Afghanistan is not allowing any team to take control over them. Najibullah Zadran, the pressure handler of his team, helped Afghanistan towards a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup. Afghanistan’s star spinners Mujeeb ur Rehman (3/16) and Rashid Khan (3/22) through a reckless Bangladesh batting line-up to restrict the opposition to 127. Najibullah’s hostile innings of 43 not out off 17 balls, comprising 6 sixes, took his team successfully over…

Shaheen Afridi travels to London for Knee-rehab process

Shaheen Afridi is one of the fastest bowlers from Pakistan. He has been in the squad for three years as the core bowler of the team. His spell against India in the T20 World Cup 2021 is one of the most memorable for which he is recognized internationally. However, he suffered an injury in the Srilanka test while fielding. Since then, he has been out of the squad and in the Asia cup in UAE. Hence, his presence was missed against India on 28th August. PCB is optimistic about his inclusion in the t20 world cup 2022,…

Pakistan’s flood victims: Pregnant women need help as 73000 are to deliver next month out of 650,000

In Pakistan, floods have destroyed millions of houses across Pakistan. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced so far. The situation is dire. Women have been affected mainly whereas the pregnant ones are 650,000 out of whom 73000 are expected to deliver next month. According to UNFP, medical kits, attendants, and doctors are highly required as these women have no time to wait for the emergencies or havoc to get over. However, the UNFP has begun providing these requirements and calls for support from the people across…

Asia Cup 2022: India Vs Pakistan, a thriller 

A nail-biter match between Pakistan Vs India came to an exciting end when India sealed a tense win over Pakistan.  India had won the toss and chose to field: The moment put Pakistan under immense pressure. Pakistan's opening pair failed to maintain a healthy partnership as Babar Azam caught on 10(9). Rizwan, however, held his nerves and scored 43 (42). Further, the batting line-up collapsed early. It was 128-9, and then came the Shahnawaz Dhani, who hit 2 giant sixes and pushed the target to 149, accompanied…

Raksha Bandhan: A thread celebrates brother-sister love

In Pakistan, Raksha Bandhan is celebrated like every other country. Our Hindu friends rejoice in the day securely and contently.  Raksha Bandhan is observed on the full-moon day or Purnima in the Hindu calendar month of Shravan.It is a reminiscing moment when the sister of Lord Krishna tore a piece of cloth and tied it to his bleeding finger; since then, it has become a sacred thread. However, this does not bind a thread only but love and bond between brother and sister. In Karachi, it is celebrated in a…

Road to ‘Digital transformation’ of Pakistan’s power distribution companies (DISCOs)

Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) introduced the Electric Distribution Company (DISCOs) to distribute the electricity in Pakistan. All the DISCOs are responsible for supplying electricity in their respective allocated areas. In Pakistan, electricity crises are rising; in the past, people's complaints were handled on phone calls, resulting in delays in resolving power complaints. Moreover, bills were paid physically over the counter while waiting in long queues. Therefore, to ease…

Jon Batiste crowned Grammys king with five wins including best album

Industry watchers had tipped pop superstars as the likely big winners at Sunday's Grammys -- but jazzman Jon Batiste instead was crowned king, taking home five awards including the prestigious Album of the Year prize. At the star-studded gala, held for the first time in Las Vegas, Silk Sonic -- the 70s revival project of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak -- won all four of their potential prizes, including both Record and Song of The Year for their single "Leave The Door Open." Olivia Rodrigo didn't win as many awards as…

Zelensky calls Russian troops murderers, outrage grows over ‘war crimes’

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky called Russian troops "murderers, torturers, rapists, looters" on Monday after dozens of bodies were found near Kyiv, triggering global outrage and vows of tough new sanctions on Moscow. Local authorities said they had been forced to dig communal graves to bury the dead accumulating in the streets, including some found with their hands bound behind their backs, in scenes that sent shockwaves through international capitals more than a month into Russia's invasion. Despite Russian…

Pope evokes Malta’s welcome of St Paul in migrant appeal

On the final day of his weekend trip to Malta, the 85-year-old pontiff will also hold open-air mass before visiting a migrant centre that will soon host refugees from the Ukraine war. According to Christian tradition, Paul was shipwrecked on Malta in 60 AD while en route to Rome, and performed several miracles in his three months there. Following in the footsteps of former popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, Francis visited the holy grotto in Rabat, lighting a candle and saying a prayer. He recalled how Paul and…

Prince Harry, Meghan ‘nobodies’ without ‘royal rivalry’, warned not to lose ‘magic’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are warned their popularity will not rise if they disassociate themselves with the royal image. Pauline Maclaran, Professor of Marketing and Consumer Research at Royal Holloway says: "I think they need to really top up their associations with royalty. "Because without their royal connections they really are nobodies in the US, which is where they're trying to establish themselves. "I do think their unique selling point to put it in marketing speak is that they have the sort of…

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