Shah smashes 35-ball ton to propel Southern Punjab to first win in National T20 Cup

KARACHI:Khushdil Shah scored the fastest T20 century by a Pakistan batsman to help Southern Punjab to their first win of the ongoing National T20 Cup for First XIs on Friday night at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi. The 25-year-old batsman reached the 100-run mark in 35 balls and smashed as many as nine sixes and eight fours against Sindh to set the second highest run-chase in the history of the National TRead More…

(National): Solidarity expressed with protesting workers

KARACHI:The National Labour Council (NLC), a representative body of the workers, Saturday expressed solidarity with the All Pakistan Employees, Pensioners and Labour Tehreek in its protest for the employees and workers’ rights. It announced to take part in the sit-in on October 14 at Islamabad. At a meeting of the NLC Sindh Chapter held here on Friday evening under the chairmanship of NLC Convener Abdul Latif NiRead More…

Mother, son, daughter electrocuted near Golarchi

Golarchi:Three members of a family, including a mother, her son and daughter, were electrocuted near Golarchi on Saturday. According to rescue sources, Meeran Kulhi, her son Parkash and daughter Lakhi, were harvesting rice crop when HESCO’s electric wire fell on them in village Mehmood Khoso near Golarchi. As a result, they suffered severe electric shocks and died on the spot. Local people said that a fire erRead More…

Rulers inflicted more harm to economy than enemies: Expert

KARACHI:Former President ICCI Shahid Rasheed Butt said on Saturday that incompetent rulers have inflicted more harm to the economy than the enemies of Pakistan have. Volumes can be written on the promises of the rulers which were never honoured, he said in a statement. Butt said that overwhelming majority of rulers had depended on promises and claims while damaging national interest for their gains with the exceptRead More…

Sindh fined for maintaining slow over-rate

KARACHI:Sindh have been fined Rs25,000 for maintaining a slow over-rate during their Friday’s National T20 Cup fixture against Southern Punjab. In the stipulated time, Sindh were two overs short of their target after taking into account time allowances and, as such, were charged under Article 2.22 of the PCB’s Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel that deals with minimum over-rate offences.
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World Mental Health Day to be observed during National T20 Cup

KARACHI:The Pakistan Cricket Board in collaboration with its partner the British Asian Trust observed the World Mental Health Day during Saturday’s matches of the National T20 Cup for First XI teams at the Pindi Cricket Stadium. The two organizations have joined hands to raise awareness around mental health. The British Asian Trust uses its platform to improve quality of services, create awareness and change attRead More…

400 students in first batch of Panjgur University

QUETTA:Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has twitted on his Twitter Account, “Panjgur University Campus is a great start. In First semester it has nearly 400 students. “Before this university they used to go to Quetta, Khuzdar and other areas. Its funding was increased and Inshallah shall be expanded too.” Read More…

(NATIONAL): Youth killed in road accident

KARACHI:A youngster was killed in a road accident near Choi Shakh within the limit of Sultankot police station on Saturday. The youth identified as Muharam Ali, 23, son of Khan Muhammad Kehar, was riding a bike from his village Lodra towards Larkana for recruitment in Pak Army when his motorcycle slipped near Choi Shakh as a result, he died on the spot. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Shikarpur for medicRead More…

World Mental Health Day: 25% Pakistani population suffering from mental health problems: Experts

KARACHI:International and national experts on the eve of World Mental Health Day 2020 urged governments of developing countries to invest more on mental health as people have started facing impact of COVID-19 on their mental health and now new types of psychiatric illnesses are being observed all over the world including Pakistan. Around 25 to 30 percent world’s population is suffering from one or her other typeRead More…

Statues of deities damaged in Badin

BADIN:Badin police on Saturday arrested a man identified as Ismail Sheedi on the charges of damaging the statues of the deities in a Hindu temple within the limits of Kario Ghanwar police station. The arrested accused, according to the area people and police, damaged the status of sacred deities in the local temple Shri Rama Pir near Golarchi town. SSP Badin Shabir Ahmed Sethar taking the strong notice of the grueRead More…