Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi tests Covid-19 positive

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 707 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus disease and quarantined himself. Taking to Twitter, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader said that this afternoon, he felt a slight fever and immediately quarantined himself at home. “I have now tested positive for Covid-19. By the grace of Allah, I feel strong and energetic. I will continue to carry on my duties from home. Please keep me in your prayers,” he said in a tweet. This afternoon I…

‘We’re bringing modern technology from around world for armed forces’: PM Modi at Ladakh

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 796 total views,  3 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ On a surprise visit to Ladakh in the midst of heightened tension between India and China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told soldiers that modernisation of the armed forces is a priority and that the spending on border infrastructure has almost tripled. In an address to troops, Modi said India is manufacturing critical weapons and bringing modern technology from around the world for the armed forces as the government is paying lot of attention for their requirement. “If India is enhancing its…

‘Expansionism era over, your fire and fury seen’: PM to soldiers in Ladakh

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 773 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an unannounced visit to a forward post in Ladakh this morning days after a violent border clash with China, told troops that the age of expansionism is over and underlined that the country’s enemies have seen the “fire and fury” of its armed forces. In an address to troops, Modi paid tributes to those 20 Indian soldiers killed in the Galwan Valley clashes, and said tales of the bravery and valour of the armed forces are echoing in every part of the country. An…

Sri Lanka drops WC cricket fixing probe for lack of evidence

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 876 total views,  1 views today “Former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene arrives to be interviewed by police in Colombo . ©AFP” /> Colombo (AFP) – Sri Lankan police on Friday dropped a criminal investigation into the 2011 cricket World Cup final, saying they found no evidence of match-fixing by players to let their Indian opponents win. The world governing body of the sport, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said it had also looked into the recent allegations and found no reason to doubt the integrity of the 2011 final, won by…

UK PM Johnson says teas an issue in upholding cricket virus ban

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 164 total views,  3 views today “Tea worries – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it is still not safe for recreational cricket to resume. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson risked angering thousands of club cricketers yet again Friday by saying the recreational game was still not safe to play because of issues surrounding communal teas and dressing rooms. The England and Wales Cricket Board insisted, however, that the amateur game could restart, with lockdown restrictions on pubs and restaurants set to be lifted this weekend.…