National Sports

Pakistan out of T20 World Cup

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan have been knocked out of the World Cup T20 2024, even without playing their last Group A match on Sunday as the US became the second team to make it to Super Eight from the pool. The all-important match on Friday between the US and Ireland was washed out following an agonising wait-and-hope […]


11 terrorists killed in Lakki Marwat IBO

RAWALPINDI: Security forces have killed at least 11 terrorists in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the Lakki Marwat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province (K-P), according to a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The overnight operation, which took place on 10-11 June, was launched in response to an improvised explosive device (IED) blast that killed […]


World Bank approves $1b loan for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank approved $1 billion in a second round of additional financing for the DASU Hydropower Stage I (DHP I) Project on Monday. The funds will be used for phase one of the project, aimed at enhancing and expanding the country’s electricity supply. “Pakistan’s energy sector suffers from multiple challenges to achieving affordable, reliable, and […]


Govt asked to amend anti-smuggling act

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has recommended amendment to the Anti-Smuggling Act, 1977 for being filled with “flaws”, and sent it to the parliament for review. Justice Shahid Waheed penned a seven-page written order regarding the anti-smuggling act. The court order stated that the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in 1998 lodged a complaint that a person named […]