UAE visa suspension for Pakistan, others due to security concerns: report

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 2,415 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ The United Arab Emirates has temporarily stopped issuing new visas to citizens of Pakistan, Afghanistan and several mostly Muslim majority countries over security concerns, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. The source did not say what those concerns were but said the visa ban was expected to last for a short period. Dawn.com has reached out to the Foreign Office for a comment on this. Last week, the Foreign Office said the UAE had stopped processing new visas for Pakistani citizens and those of some other countries.…

India bans 43 more mobile apps as it takes on China

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 1,975 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ India banned 43 mobile apps on Tuesday, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s e-commerce app Aliexpress, in a new wave of web sanctions targeted at China after the neighbours’ months-long standoff on their rugged Himalayan border. The 43 mostly Chinese-origin applications, which also include a few dating apps, threaten the “sovereignty and integrity of India”, the technology ministry said in a statement. India has previously banned more than 170 apps, saying they collect and share users’ data and could pose a threat to the state. The moves, which…

Broward adds a third pitch

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 7,234 total views,  2 views today MARGATE/FL – USA: Authorities at the Central Broward Regional Park have added a third pitch to the playing square at the sprawling facility. The ground which is the only International Cricket Council (ICC) approved venue in North America will play host to the 12th Edition of the US Open T20 tournament from December 15 to 20. Chairman and CEO of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi paid a visit to the venue on Monday and saw first hand the work being done. He said: “There is…