De Kock named South African cricketer of year

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 658 total views,  1 views today “De Kock (L) has been named South African cricketer of the year for the second time. ©AFP” /> Johannesburg (AFP) – Limited-overs captain Quinton de Kock was on Saturday named South Africa’s men’s cricketer of the year for the second time. The left-handed De Kock, 27, was comfortably South Africa’s best batsman in a year in which the national team won only one out of seven series across all formats. Wicketkeeper-batsman De Kock was South Africa’s leading run-scorer in five out of seven series and was the…

Pakistan will complete CPEC project at all costs, says PM Imran Khan

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 1,557 total views,  3 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed on Friday that his government would complete the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at “any cost” as the USD 60 billion project is a manifestation of the all-weather friendship between the two countries. Addressing a meeting held here to review progress on the CPEC projects, Khan said it is an excellent project for Pakistan’s socio-economic development and the “gigantic multi-faceted initiative would guarantee a bright future for the nation”, the Dawn newspaper reported. Lauding the performance of…

Pak foreign minister Qureshi moved to military hospital after testing positive for coronavirus

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 1,000 total views,  1 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was shifted to a military hospital in Rawalpindi on Saturday, a day after he tested positive for the coronavirus and went into self-isolation. Qureshi on Friday announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, joining a long list of Pakistani lawmakers who have contracted the deadly virus. “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…

Coronavirus cases in US cross 50K-mark again, Donald Trump Jr’s girlfriend infected

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 998 total views,  1 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of the US president’s eldest son and a top fundraiser for his re-election campaign, was among the new Covid-19 infections reported on Friday, which logged yet another single-day high of more than 50,000 cases, and seven states saw their own record daily spikes. Confirmed cases are climbing in 40 states, and the US set another record Friday with 52,300 newly reported infections, according to Johns Hopkins University, reported news agency Associated Press. Miami county of Florida declared an indefinite…

Indian Air Force geared up for combat role in China border area

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 239 total views,  1 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ The frontline fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force are flying consistently in and out of this airbase near the border with China, including the Russian-origin mighty Su-30MKIs and the MiG-29s. When the ANI team visited the forward airbase, it could see transport aircraft including the American C-17 and the C-130J along with their Russian counterparts Ilyushin-76 and the Antonov-32. The transport planes are being used to ferry troops and equipment from far away locations to be deployed on the Line of Actual Control with…

US ‘loves’ India, Donald Trump tweets back at ‘friend’ Narendra Modi

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 161 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ President Donald Trump thanked “my friend” Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his greetings on the 244th anniversary of the American Independence Day. I congratulate @POTUS @realDonaldTrump and the people of the USA on the 244th Independence Day of the USA. As the world's largest democracies, we cherish freedom and human enterprise that this day celebrates. @WhiteHouse — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 4, 2020 Modi had earlier tweeted, “ I congratulate @POTUS, @realDonaldTrump and the people of the USA on the 244th Independence Day of the…

Moeen and Bairstow miss out on England squad for Windies opener

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 660 total views,  1 views today “Missing out – Moeen Ali was omitted from England’s 13-man squad for the first Test against the West Indies. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow were both left out of England’s 13-man squad announced Saturday for next week’s first Test against the West Indies, with neither experienced player even among a list of nine reserves. Off-spinner Moeen had made himself available for Test cricket again after taking a break from the red-ball game. But although Moeen was included in England’s 30-strong training…