Author: Osama Tabasam

Taliban ban broadcast of IPL in Afghanistan over “anti-Islamic content”

The Taliban-controlled Afghan government has decided not to broadcast the second leg of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League on TV. The measure was taken due to the possibility of ‘anti-Islamic content’ being aired. M Ibrahim Momand, a former media manager and journalist for the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), confirmed the news via Twitter on Sunday.

English-New Zealand women’s ODI to go ahead despite bomb threat to NZ team

New Zealand women’s team looks poised to play in Leicester for the third ODI of the series against England despite threats against them. The New Zealand team management member was contacted and told that a bomb would be placed in the hotel for the team. They were also warned of an attempt to place a bomb on their return flight to New Zealand.

After its dramatic pull put from Pakistan, team NZ to tour India in November

The Kiwis will play three Twenty20 Internationals and two test matches in India in November, two months after abandoning their tour of Pakistan over safety concerns. India will open its home season against New Zealand with four tests, three one-dayers, and 14 Twenty20 internationals in 2021-22, said the Indian cricket board.

England cancels Pakistan tour after New Zealand pulls out

Cricket England (ECB) has canceled its tour to Pakistan following the cancellation of New Zealand’s team days before the series due to “security concerns”. England’s men’s team was due to play two Twenty20 matches in Rawalpindi on October 13 and 14. Additionally, the women’s team was due to play three one-day internationals in Pakistan for the first time.

Irfan Junejo gets featured on YouTube’s official page for his exceptional cinematic content

YouTube sensation Irfan Junejo was featured on YouTube’s official Instagram page after being recognized for his excellent work. Irfan Junejo now represents Pakistan on YouTube’s official handle, as the social media platform regards his work as admirable. On Instagram, the vlogger shared a picture on YouTube’s official Instagram handle, captioned, “Head to Irfan Junejo’s channel to wander into his cinematic universe.”

India’s top anchor, Arnab Goswami roasted after claiming ISI officials lived on 5th floor of a two-story hotel in Kabul

Arnab Goswami, an Indian journalist, has once again been caught on national television peddling another anti-Pakistan conspiracy theory that has no basis whatsoever. He claimed that his “sources” in Afghanistan informed him that Pakistan Army officers were staying on the fifth floor of the Serena Hotel in Kabul. PTI’s spokesperson, Abdul Samad Yakoob, responded a day later that Serena hotel in Kabul has only two floors.

China to invest $15 Bn in Pakistan’s petrochemicals sector

Several Chinese companies are prepared to invest fifteen billion dollars in Pakistan’s petrochemicals industry. This was stated by Federal Secretary Board of Investment, Fareeha Mazhar while talking to APP in Islamabad on Sunday. China will invest in the petrochemical sector in Gwadar, including the energy pipeline from Gwadar to China, she said.

Pakistan beats former four-time champion South Korea to finish 7th in Asian Volleyball

Pakistan finished seventh at the 21st Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship after beating the four-time champions South Korea in straight sets on Sunday. Pakistan defeated South Korea in straight sets for the second time in this tournament. Throughout the event, Pakistan was considered one of the most unpredictable sides. Under newly hired coach Rahman Mohammadirad, Pakistan won back-to-back matches over Thailand and Hong Kong.

PIA flight lands in Syria after 22 years, receives Water Cannon Salute

Pakistan International Airlines flight, which landed in Syria’s capital after more than 22 years, was flanked by two water cannons. Reports indicate that federal aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan and airline CEO Arshad Malik were also aboard the PK-9501. Air service has started to Damascus to carry citizens intending to observe Arbaeen, a Shiite religious observance forty days after Ashura.

Sindh government plans to open Manora Beach shortly after major upgrades

Murtaza Wahab, Karachi’s administrator, announced on Wednesday that the government of Sindh is converting Manora Beach into a tourist spot. Wahab added that the provincial government is also constructing a promenade, a pathway for pedestrians along the beach. It is anticipated that the beach will be open to the public in the coming weeks.