Pakistani athletes won more than two dozen medals, including seven gold, at the South Asian Karate Championship 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Irshad Ali bagged two gold medals in U-21 and senior categories while Pakistan won third gold by defeating an Indian player. Mah Gul clinched gold in -61 category while Humayun won gold medal in -60 category by defeating an Indian athlete.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday said that they have called off a ceasefire agreed with the federal government in June. In a statement from the banned terror outfit, it said it has ordered its militants to stage terrorist attacks across the country. The TTP has been responsible for hundreds of attacks and thousands of deaths since emerging in 2007.
Pakistan’s Asim Khan on Sunday won the silver medal in Asian Pacific MMA Championship 2022, held in Pattaya, Thailand. He won the medal in 57kg category. On the other hand, Pakistan Shahzaib khan got bronze medal in 77 kg. This is one of the biggest MMA Championship in Asia. Asim Khan defeated the Thailand fighter in the semi-final.
Pakistani wrestlers fought well at the Asian Mas-Wrestling Championship to bag two silver and two bronze medals for the country. Held under the auspices of International Mas-Wrestling Federation w.e.f 3-7 November, 2022 at Almalyk, Uzbekistan, 7 Asian Countries participated and Pakistan was represented by 20 athletes. Pakistan’s Talal Anser, Muhammad Asim, Azher Ali and Shanza Riasat won in their respective categories.
Naseebullah khan has made the nation proud by winning gold medal at the Kyrgyzstan Open 2022. Naseeb won gold by defeating his opponent from Kyrgyzstan and won first position. Currently, a student of FSc, Naseeb has trained hard to achieve this feat. He is trained in SK kickboxing, Sanda and MMA international academy.
Pakistan lost to Zimbabwe in their T20 World Cup match on Thursday by a single run — after the Zimbabweans were looking to settle a score and not just on the field. It all began when an apparent Twitter handle of a Zimbabwean claimed that they will ‘settle the matter’, all the while calling Pakistanis ‘frauds’. “Just pray for the rains to save you,” Ngugi Chasura tweeted.
Pakistan’s 11-year-old squash player Mahnoor has made the nation proud by being crowned champion of the 18th Penang Junior Open 2022 in Malaysia. The teenager beat Malaysia’s Avantikashrii Seenivasagam by 3-0 in the final to get her hands on the glittering trophy. The one-sided competition saw Mahnoor winning three straight sets by 11-4, 11-1, and 11-3.
United States President Joe Biden said Pakistan may be “one of the most dangerous nations in the world” as the country has “nuclear weapons without any cohesion”, it emerged on Saturday. He made the remarks while addressing a Democratic congressional campaign committee reception on Thursday. The US president’s remarks were made in the context of the changing geopolitical situation globally.
10-year-old Musa has achieved plenty at such a young age and his YouTube channel ‘Entertainment with Musa’ has already amassed 10 million subscribers. The Lahore-born kid, who is currently residing in Dubai, shares videos of social issues and has become the first Pakistani to be awarded with YouTube’s prestigious ‘diamond play button’.
Finance Minister Miftah Ismail on Friday said that he was ashamed over highest inflation during his tenure. The inflation has now broken a 47-year-old record after Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) data highlighted inflation at 27.3 percent on year-on-year basis in August 2022. Miftah Ismail, however, defended his policies.