Moeen Ali proud to lead England in Pakistan as T20 World Cup looms

England's Moeen Ali speaks during a press conference at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi on September 18, 2022, ahead of their first T20 cricket match against Pakistan. (AFP)
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Updated 20 September 2022

Moeen Ali proud to lead England in Pakistan as T20 World Cup looms

 

September 20: The Guardian reported that Moeen Ali has been waiting for this tour. He has been dreaming about it since he felt he had earned his place in the England team. But he never imagined he would be captain when it finally happened. “It’s a great honour regardless of who it’s against,” Moeen says, “but to do it in Pakistan when the team are coming back here, that’s amazing for me personally, especially when I have family who migrated from here back in the day.” Read more I 


Pakistan used 9,000MW of power just for ACs during summer 2022: Energy secretary

Updated 09 December 2022

Pakistan used 9,000MW of power just for ACs during summer 2022: Energy secretary

December 8: SAMAA TV has reported with climate change causing heat to constantly rise to new highs during summer and rising urban density contributing to greater use of cooling appliances such as air-conditioners, fans, and refrigerators and chillers, Pakistan ends up consuming an extra 8,000 - 9,000 megawatts of power in peak summer. Read more I 


PM Shehbaz wins defamation case from Daily Mail in massive legal victory

Updated 09 December 2022

PM Shehbaz wins defamation case from Daily Mail in massive legal victory

December 9: GEO News reported Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has received a much-awaited apology and withdrawal of each and every allegation of corruption from publishers of the Mail newspapers over an article by reporter David Rose that had accused him and his son-in-law Imran Ali Yousaf of stealing British taxpayers’ money. Read more I 


Not quite at home: Pakistan still learning the ropes of playing in Pakistan

Updated 09 December 2022

Not quite at home: Pakistan still learning the ropes of playing in Pakistan

December 9: ESPN Cricinfo reported years of "home" games for Pakistan in the sun-baked UAE could hardly form the template for Test cricket on wintry Multan mornings, but this squad has little else to draw on. Read more I 


‘Country of Particular Concern’: Pakistan conveys its concerns to US

Updated 09 December 2022

‘Country of Particular Concern’: Pakistan conveys its concerns to US

December 9: Business Recorder reported Pakistan’s foreign office on Thursday expressed Pakistan’s deep concern and disappointment on the US State “unilateral and arbitrary” designation of Pakistan as a “Country of Particular Concern (CPC)” and also conveyed the concerns to the Biden administration. Read more I 


President Alvi hopes COAS will reduce trust deficit among institutions

Updated 08 December 2022

President Alvi hopes COAS will reduce trust deficit among institutions

December 8: GEO News reported President Dr Arif Alvi Wednesday hoped that newly-appointed Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir would help reduce the trust deficit among institutions, saying the military leadership is committed to steer clear of politics. Read more I