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Sri Lanka bankruptcy to last until 2026: president

Sri Lanka bankruptcy to last until 2026: president

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president said Wednesday the island nation will remain bankrupt for at least three more years as he works to repair battered government finances following an unprecedented economic crisis. Ranil Wickremesinghe took office last year at the peak of national unrest sparked by months of food, fuel and medicine shortages. He has since...

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Significance of the Khar-Momen meeting

Significance of the Khar-Momen meeting

Pakistani Minister of state for Foeign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar and Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Kalam Abdul Momen on Saturday discussed “mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation” in several arenas, especially economy and trade. They met on the sidelines of the Independence Day celebrations in Sri Lanka. According to Radio Pakistan, Khar expressed her satisfaction with the growing...

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Daraz to cut 11% workforce

Daraz to cut 11% workforce

KARACHI: The global layoffs trend has now gripped Pakistani startups and the overall information technology sector as well as Daraz CEO Bjarke Mikkelsen announced in a statement that the company is slashing 11% of its workforce across the Daraz Group. “In the last quarter of 2022, funding declined causing job layoffs, starting with Daraz in...

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Pakistan, England and Australia score wins in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup warm-ups – Daily Times

Pakistan, England and Australia score wins in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup warm-ups – Daily Times

LAHORE: Pakistan, England and Australia scores wins in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup warm-ups on Sunday in South Africa. Pakistan were the only successful chasers in a six-wicket success against Bangladesh. Nida Dar had a strong showing for Pakistan as they eased past Bangladesh, first making the difference with the ball before taking her side...

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PCB announces match officials for HBL PSL-8 – Pakistan Observer

PCB announces match officials for HBL PSL-8 – Pakistan Observer

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday announced the match officials for the HBL Pakistan Super League 8, which will be played across four venues from 13 February to 19 March. The Multan and Karachi-leg matches will be held from 13-26 February, before action shifts to Lahore and Rawal-pindi where 20 matches will be played from...

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Iran’s saffron export stands at $172.7m in 10 months

Iran’s saffron export stands at $172.7m in 10 months

Iran’s saffron export stood at $172.758 million during the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2022-January 20, 2023), according to the data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA). Austria, Jordan, Argentina, Spain, Australia, South Africa, Afghanistan, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Britain, Italy, the U.S., Ireland,...

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Match officials for PSL 8 announced

Match officials for PSL 8 announced

Aleem Dar (left) and Roshan Mahanama. — ICC/File Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced a 19-people list of officials that have been brought on board for the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight, starting February 13. The PCB, in its press release, shared a list of 14 people who have been selected as umpires...

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PCB announces star-studded commentary panel for PSL

PCB announces star-studded commentary panel for PSL

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced a star-studded commentary panel for the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), starting February 13. In a press release, the cricket board said a “strong field” of 15 commentators and two presenters had been confirmed to cover the series. The panel of English commentators includes Alan...