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Day: October 13, 2020

(Cricket) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa fined for maintaining slow over-rate

English, Karachi
KARACHI:Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been fined PKR25,000 for maintaining a slow over-rate during their Tuesday’s National T20 Cup fixture against Sindh. In the stipulated time, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 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. The charge was leveled by on-field umpires Imran Jawed and Rashid Riaz, third umpire Ahsan Raza and fourth umpire Saqib Khan. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa captain Mohammad Rizwan pleaded guilty and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee Mohammad Javed.

Four gunned down near Larkana

District, English
LARKANA:Four people were gunned down and one other injured in village Yaqoob Jalbani located within the limits of Waris Dino Machi police station, locals said on Tuesday. According to locals, two persons Punhal Katohar and Mashooque Umrani were killed late last night allegedly by two armed motorcyclists and allegation of their murder was levelled on the members of Jalbani community. To take revenge, members of Katohar community attacked village Yaqoob Jalbani with sophisticated weapons in which two people Himath Ali, son of Muhammad Laique, and Fazal Muhammad, son of Shams Jalbani, were killed and another Rabail, son of Himath Jalbani, was injured, police said. On receipt of information, police reached the spot due to which the attackers escaped. Reports further claimed that the a...

Danish helps Sindh record victory after a nail-biting finish

English, Karachi, Sports
KARACHI:Facing a daunting task of fifteen runs required off the last three balls but Sindh’s Danish Aziz was undeterred and put a brilliant effort to help his side eventually record a two-wicket win over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. Sindh required 19 off the last over when Khyber Pakhtunkhwa captain Mohammad Rizwan handed the ball to Iftikhar Ahmed to bowl right-arm medium fast. Danish dispatched Iftikhar for a four on the first delivery before the equation reduced to 15 off the last three balls as the second and third ball turned out to be dots. Danish then struck two towering sixes down the ground with a four on the long-off sandwiched between them. But the last three-ball cameo was not the only thing Danish did in the match. Chasing a ...

COVID claims six more lives in Sindh, tells CM

KARACHI:Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that six more patients of coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll to 2,562 while 222 new cases emerged when 8448 samples were tested. In a statement issued here from the CM House on Tuesday, Shah said that six more patients lost their lives while struggling against the virus, lifting the death toll to 2,562 that constituted 1.8 percent death rate., The CM said that 8,448 tests were conducted against which 222 new cases were detected. He added that so far 1,491,784 samples had been tested all over Sindh which diagnosed 140,756 cases, of them 95 percent or 133,474 patients had recovered, including 282 overnight. According to the chief minister, currently, 4,720 patients are under treatment, of them 4,380 are in hom...

Woman gunned down over Karo-Kari

LARKANA:Husband gunned down his wife over the notorious pretext of Karo-Kari in Javed Colony located within the limits of Kanga police station near here in the wee hours of Tuesday. Accused Mir Hassan Umrani escaped after the incident. Ghulam Ali Umrani, brother of the deceased woman, told newsmen that his sister was mother of six children and her husband killed her on the allegation of honour-killing. He appealed to IGP, DIGP and SSP Larkana to take notice of the murder, arrest accused and award him exemplary punishment. After the postmortem, body was taken by her heirs. Neither FIR was lodged till filing of this report nor any arrest was made by the police.