Following the directives of the President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, the UAE Cabinet announced that the Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector will start on Sunday, June 2, for one week, with work resuming on Sunday, June 9. However, combined with May 31 (Friday) and June 1 (Saturday), the public sector will get altogether a 9-day long holiday.
The England team, led by Ben Stokes, has hired a team chef for the upcoming Pakistan tour, including three Tests in December. A personal team chef has been hired following a briefing from players who toured Pakistan for seven T20Is before the T20 World Cup. The feedback from players and support staff was that the food on offer, particularly at match venues, was not quite up to scratch.
A pro-Imran slogan was spray painted on the wall of Stanhope House, the building where former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain has an office. A ‘die-hard’ supporter of PTI Chairman Imran Khan, British Pakistani Shayan Ali posted a photo on social media where he could be seen stood against the boundary wall, which was spray painted with the words: “You can’t kill IK chor”.
Elon Musk has taken ownership of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) with brutal efficiency, firing top executives immediately. “The bird is freed,” he tweeted after he completed his $44 billion acquisition on Thursday, referencing Twitter’s bird logo in an apparent nod to his desire to see the company have fewer limits on content that can be posted.
The Delhi High Court has directed Amazon to remove the listings of Pakistan-manufactured Rooh Afza from its platform in India after the famed drink’s Indian manufacturer, Hamdard National Foundation, filed a suit alleging that the products of its Pakistani counterpart are being sold in India through the e-commerce site.