Author: Osama Tabasam

Imran Khan to become first Pakistani PM to visit Russia in over two decades

Prime Minister Imran Khan will embark on a two-day visit to Moscow by the end of February 2022. The visit will take place on the invitation of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. It will be the first time in 23 years that a Pakistani PM to visit Russia. FM Qureshi said Pakistan’s relationship with Russia is on a positive trajectory.

Shahid Afridi dons an apron for launch of his restaurant in Dubai

Shahid Afridi has been seen with a bat and ball, but an apron was not what we expected him to wear. The cricketer is reportedly opening his own restaurant in Dubai. He shared a video of himself in a chef’s jacket, slicing tomatoes and demonstrating his culinary skills. The cricketer will open a restaurant in Dubai that will serve authentic desi cuisine.

ICC Picks Two Pakistanis in Most Valuable Team of 2022 U19 World Cup

The Pakistani left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman Haseeb Ullah and the right-arm pacer Awais Ali were selected for ICC’s ‘Most Valuable Team’ of the U19 World Cup. According to details, the ICC has announced a 12-member strong ‘Most Valuable Team’ of the U-19 World Cup from different teams. The Green Shirts finished fifth in the tournament.

LUMS vice chancellor named ‘International educator of the year’

LUMS Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad, has been named the AIB International Educator of the Year for 2022 by the Academy of International Business (AIB). AIB is one of the top international business and management organizations worldwide. The AIB has more than 70 countries in its membership. The AIB promotes excellence in education by advancing the highest professional standards in international business and management.

Japanese citizen reaches Orangi Town thinking it’s a tourist spot

Following the Chinese, a Japanese citizen on Monday flew into Karachi’s Orangi Town. On his trip to Sindh, he mistakenly thought this was a tourist attraction. Tamazaki Takioya has been traveling through Sindh for the past two days. The police recently caught the suspect in Orangi Town during a snap-check. 

Lahore Qalandars becomes first team in PSL history to reach 200-runs mark five times

Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Lahore Qalandars became the first team to score over 200 runs in an innings.  After scoring 206 runs against Multan Sultans, which ended in a losing cause despite a huge total. In the PSL, teams have reached a two-hundred-run benchmark 18 times so far. The Lahore Qalandars have scored 200 or more runs five times. 

Taliban offers refuge to a pregnant journalist barred from returning to New Zealand

The New Zealand’s pregnant journalist who has been denied re-entry into her home country due to strict Covid-19 regulations said she has been offered refuge by Taliban leaders in Afghanistan. “This just feels like such a breach of trust,” Charlotte Bellis told Radio New Zealand on Sunday. She is working for Al Jazeera in Afghanistan.

Seven Pakistani ophthalmologists to serve in OIC mission in Niger

A senior OIC official announced that Pakistani ophthalmologists have been sent to Niger as part of an OIC mission on health and higher education for Africa. A committee of the OIC was established in 1981 during the Islamic Summit in Makkah. The organization’s primary objective is to enhance the technological and scientific capabilities of member states of the OIC.

Karachiites stunned as meteor spotted shooting through the sky 

A meteor in the southeastern region of Pakistan produced a spectacular display of flame trails as it raced across the sky. People took to social media to share videos that showed a fast-moving glowing object in the sky that soon vanished. Some also reported hearing a loud explosion accompanying the gleaming object.

India prohibits singer Gippy Grewal from visiting Pakistan

The Indian immigration authorities reportedly stopped Gippy Grewal at the Atari border on Friday. He was prevented from entering Pakistan through the Wagah border. The singer was scheduled to visit Kartarpur, so arrangements were made for his arrival at the border. He was to leave for Kartarpur (Narowal) at 9:30 am and return to Lahore by 3:30 pm.