Illegal constructions caused nullahs to overflow in Islamabad's E-11

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Updated 29 July 2021

Illegal constructions caused nullahs to overflow in Islamabad's E-11

July 29: Dawn reported that weak regulatory check on housing societies by the civic agency and district administration was the cause of the tragic incident in E-11 where two people died due to urban flooding while three cars and several motorcycles were washed away.

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British HC did not advise against Pakistan tour: Turner

Updated 22 September 2021

British HC did not advise against Pakistan tour: Turner

September 22: The News reported that British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner said Tuesday cancellation of the England tour to Pakistan saddened him. He said the British High Commission in Islamabad did not advise against England's tour to Pakistan. 

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Pakistan paying price for saying ‘absolutely not’: Fawad

Updated 22 September 2021

Pakistan paying price for saying ‘absolutely not’: Fawad

September 22: The Express Tribune reported that Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry implied on Tuesday that the withdrawal of England and New Zealand teams from cricket series in Pakistan was a result of saying “absolutely not” by Prime Minister Imran Khan to the United States.

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Envoys from Russia, China & Pakistan meet Akhund

Updated 22 September 2021

Envoys from Russia, China & Pakistan meet Akhund

September 22: Pajhwok reported that special envoys from Russia, China and Pakistan have called on Taliban’s interim Prime Minister Mullah Muhammad Hasan Akhund.

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Pakistan feel ‘used and binned’ by England’s withdrawal, says PCB chair

Updated 22 September 2021

Pakistan feel ‘used and binned’ by England’s withdrawal, says PCB chair

September 22: The Guardian reported that Pakistan have lost faith in English cricket and the promise of a tour in 2022, with contingency plans set to be drawn up amid a belief they will once again be left in the lurch.

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Pakistan Laments Cricket Matches Unplayed, and Blames Politics

Updated 22 September 2021

Pakistan Laments Cricket Matches Unplayed, and Blames Politics

September 22: The New York Times reported that the English men’s and women’s cricket teams have abruptly canceled plans to play in Pakistan next month, the second international withdrawal for a country both obsessed with the sport and increasingly worried about its image on the world stage.

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