Pakistan’s World Test Championship Cycle Schedule, 2023–2025

The World Test Championship 2023 is now in its last day, with India and Australia competing at the Oval for supreme honour. Even though the current championship is the main emphasis, cricket fans are eagerly anticipating the 2023–2025 tournament cycle. The schedules for each side, which include their home and away series, were recently issued […]

India will allow wheat shipments to transit while customs clearance is completed

NEW DELHI: India’s government announced on Tuesday that it will accept foreign wheat shipments pending customs clearance, easing restrictions on exports after the country prohibited international sales of the staple on Saturday. India will also allow wheat exports to Egypt, according to the ministry. “Wherever wheat consignments have been handed over to Customs for scrutiny […]

As the Ukraine crisis stokes inflation fears, Asian stocks slump.

As investors and traders considered the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis and more hawkish statements from US Federal Reserve officials, Asian stocks dipped on Thursday (March 24), while the sell-off in US Treasuries stalled and oil prices increased. The Nikkei 225 index of Japan started the morning session down 1.11 percent at 27,727.76, while […]

The February revenue target was successfully met by FBR: PM

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan claims that the Federal Board of Income (FBR) met its February revenue target of 441 billion rupees, representing a 28.5 percent increase. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, he claimed that the government’s ability to subsidise gasoline, fuel, and electricity, as well as provide assistance to the people, […]

The Supreme Court of India has ordered ‘work from home’ due to pollution in the capital.

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court ordered authorities to close workplaces in the capital and surrounding areas on Monday, enabling millions of people to work from home as officials look for measures to decrease harmful air pollution that has forced schools to close. It took action after municipal officials in New Delhi, which has been fighting […]

The Saudi Fund for Development deposits $ 3 billion with the SBP and offers $ 1.2 billion in oil financing.

ISLAMABAD – On Tuesday, the Saudi Fund for Development announced a “generous instruction” to deposit US $3 billion with the State Bank of Pakistan to help the government maintain its foreign currency reserves and deal with the effects of the Corona outbreak. The deposit of US 3 billion dollars was made in addition to an […]

More layers of Nawaz and Zardari corruption were revealed in the Pandora Papers: Fawad

ISLAMABAD – The Pandora Papers have uncovered further levels of corruption in Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari, according to Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain. He said in a tweet that Sharjeel Memon and Ali Dar, Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law and Ishaq Dar’s son, had no status of their own. He went […]

Xiaomi has surpassed Apple as the world’s second-largest smartphone manufacturer.

Xiaomi Corp, a Chinese smartphone company, surpassed Apple Inc to become the world’s No. 2 smartphone producer in the second quarter, according to Canalys, a market research firm. According to the research organisation, Xiaomi moved into second place for the first time, with a 17 percent share of global smartphone shipments, up 3% from the […]

China says it would remain committed to Pakistan, Despite changes in global politics,

Chinese Foreign Minister and State Counselor Wang Yi vowed Wednesday that despite changes in international politics, China will remain committed to Pakistan. Yi was speaking at a conference organised by the Pakistan-China Institute (PCI) to commemorate 70 years of Pakistan-China ties titled “Pakistan-China At 70: A Unique Bilateral Partnership.” FM Qureshi also gave a speech […]

A French court will look into the sale of Rafale fighter aircraft to India.

PARIS: (APF) The national financial prosecutors’ office (PNF) said Friday that a French court has been entrusted with examining a disputed multibillion-dollar sale of Rafale fighter aircraft to India in 2016. The contract between the Indian government and French aircraft maker Dassault for 36 jets, worth 7.8 billion euros ($9.3 billion), has long been dogged […]