Pakistan Super League (PSL) released its official anthem, ‘Tayyar Hain’, for the upcoming season and fans were a little disappointed. Apart from some supportive followers, most users made personal remarks on the singers. Asim Azhar, who features on the song along with Ali Azmat, Arif Lohar and Haroon Rashid has taken to Twitter to write an apology letter to disappointed fans:
evacuated from novel coronavirus-hit China for the fear of the epidemic spreading across Pakistan, the Senate was informed that the decision was not final. “If the situation changes, we will evacuate the Pakistani students on its basis,” said leader of the House in the Senate Shibli Faraz.
Bill Gates’ daughter, Jennifer Gates announced her engagement on Friday, to Egyptian show jumper Nayel Nassar in a heartfelt post on Instagram. Jennifer revealed in her Instagram post that Nassar, who helped Egypt qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, had proposed. The couple, who both attended Stanford University, each have a love for the equine sport.
The government has finally declared national emergency to eliminate attacking swarms of desert locust which have destroyed crops in Sindh and are headed towards Punjab. The four provinces also approved a national action plan (NAP) that requires Rs7.3 billion to overcome the crisis. The PM directed the authorities concerned to make immediate measures on basis of damage of ripened crops.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has announced to provide $200 million financial assistance to Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan programme for youth development. UAE ambassador made the announcement while meeting PM’s Special Assistant to on Youth Affairs Usman Dar today. The financial assistance had been promised by the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi during his recent visit to Pakistan.
The Punjab government has given former premier Nawaz Sharif three days to submit the required medical reports for seeking an extension of bail. In a letter addressed to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, provincial home department said that a medical board had found reports submitted by Khawaja Haris on December 23 to be insufficient to form a conclusive opinion.
Nasir Saleem, a Pakistani-American police officer, has become the first man of Pakistani origin to be appointed as deputy chief of the New York Police Department’s volunteer force.With 30 years of service in New York Police, Saleem is also the first Muslim to be named as Auxiliary Deputy Chief of the force. Saleem will lead the 5000-strong force.
In less than a year of its launch in Pakistan, bus-hailing service Swvl has increased its base fare by up to tenfold. Without an announcement, the Egyptian company has increased the fare of a 30-kilometer ride from Rs. 50 to Rs. 200. The company is running a Rs. 100 promo, which gives the impression that the prices have only been doubled.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has claimed that India is now capable of defeating Pakistan in less than 10 days. In a speech to military personnel on Tuesday, Modi said “our armed forces will not take more than 7-10 days to make Pakistan bite the dust.” “This is ‘youthful thinking’. We carry out surgical strikes and take on terrorists in their homes,” Modi said.
Four Pakistani students in China tested positive for the coronavirus, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza revealed on Wednesday. On Prime Minister Imran Khan’s behalf, Mirza assured the children’s families of the government’s support. He said that they will take on the responsibility of these children and all Pakistanis in China.