International cricket incomplete without Pakistan, says Sarfaraz

Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed on Thursday thanked the Sri Lankan team for visiting Pakistan and urged other foreign boards to also reconsider their approach towards Pakistan. He said that international cricket is incomplete without Pakistan. “Pakistan has delivered a clear message and now it’s time for other boards to reconsider …

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All border crossings with Afghanistan closed for two days

ISLAMABAD: The Pakis­tan government on Thurs­day announced closure of all border crossings with Afghanistan for Sept 27-28 for strengthening security in view of the fourth presidential election being held in the war-torn country on Saturday. Meanwhile, enhanced security checks of pedestrians and trading vehicles were started from Thursday and the …

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Deal signed for supply of LNG to transport sector

ISLAMABAD: Singapore-based firm Trafigura on Thursday signed an agreement with Universal Gas Distribution Company (UGDC) for utilisation of its surplus capacity at the Pakistan Gas Port Limited (PGPL) terminal for supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the transport sector. Trafigura, a commodity multinational, had five per cent equity participation …

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Facebook exempts political speech from fact-checking

Facebook will not fact-check the statements politicians post to the site, the social network announced on Tuesday ahead of the US 2020 elections, even as it works to discredit false information meant to manipulate public opinion. While the social network relies on third-party fact-checkers, including news organisations such as AFP, to …

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Asian Development Bank issues outlook report for Pakistan

The Asian Development Bank’s Asian development Outlook 2019 (ADO) reaffirms that the country’s economy is expected to grow slower than last year, with GDP growth projected at 2.8 per cent in fiscal year 2020. The ADO, released on Wednesday, notes that growth in Pakistan had decelerated during fiscal year 2019 and …

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Shamaeel Ansari is heading to London for a grand solo show

Designer Shamaeel Ansari’s aesthetic has always been distinctively regal. And over a career that spans over three decades, the designer has made a mark with a signature that is instantly recognisable: curated prints, worked with interestingly placed embroideries and an overlapping of texture and color. Two years ago, Shamaeel had …

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