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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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Gulf bourses mixed amid economic uncertainty; Egypt extends gains

Gulf bourses mixed amid economic uncertainty; Egypt extends gains

Gulf stock markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with Qatar’s bourse declining the most amid caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting. Financial markets expect the Fed will need to lift its benchmark rate above 5% and keep it there to squeeze too-high inflation out of an economy where the labor market remains strong...

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‘Go to hell’, Miandad blasts India amid Asia Cup 2023 controversy – Daily Times

‘Go to hell’, Miandad blasts India amid Asia Cup 2023 controversy – Daily Times

KARACHI: Pakistan batting great Javed Miandad fired a broadside at the Indian cricket board for its refusal to travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup 2023, saying that India can “go to hell”. Last year in October, Pakistani cricket authorities hinted they may pull out of next year’s World Cup in India, a day after...

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Asia Cricket Council increases Afghanistan’s share in revised financial distribution model – Daily Times

Asia Cricket Council increases Afghanistan’s share in revised financial distribution model – Daily Times

LAHORE: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has revised its financial distribution model and increased the share for cash-strapped Afghanistan from Asia Cup earnings. Afghanistan became a Full Member of the ICC in 2017, but had been earning a lower share from the last two Asia Cups held in 2018 and 2022, with other Full Members...

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DGO concludes its second assembly in Riyadh

DGO concludes its second assembly in Riyadh

ISLAMABAD: The Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO), the international organisation set up to promote digital prosperity for all, has successfully concluded its second General Assembly in Riyadh with a Ministerial Declaration calling for open collaboration among nations to bridge the digital divide. According to an announcement made here on Friday, the DCO Ministerial Call for Action,...

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‘India can go to hell,’ says Javed Miandad amid Asia Cup 2023 controversy

‘India can go to hell,’ says Javed Miandad amid Asia Cup 2023 controversy

Undated photograph of former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad. — AFP/File Javed Miandad, one of Pakistan’s greatest batsmen, slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for its refusal to travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup 2023, saying that India can “go to hell”. In October 2022, Indian cricket authorities said they would...

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Javed Miandad tells India to ‘go to hell’ amid Asia Cup 2023 controversy

Javed Miandad tells India to ‘go to hell’ amid Asia Cup 2023 controversy

Legendary Pakistan batter Javed Miandad. — APP/File  Pakistan batting great Javed Miandad fired a broadside at the Indian cricket board for its refusal to travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup 2023, saying that India can “go to hell”.  Last year in October, Pakistani cricket authorities hinted they may pull out of next year’s World Cup...

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ACC defers decision on Asia Cup 2023 hosts until March

ACC defers decision on Asia Cup 2023 hosts until March

Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has decided to defer making a decision on the 2023 Asia Cup hosts until March. The decision to postpone the matter was taken after an emergency Executive Board Meeting was held in Bahrain.  According to a statement made by Pakistan Cricket Board, “The ACC had a constructive dialogue on the upcoming...

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Decision on Asia Cup venue postponed to March 2023 – Daily Times

Decision on Asia Cup venue postponed to March 2023 – Daily Times

LAHORE: A final decision on whether Pakistan will host the 2023 Asia Cup is now expected in March, after an Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting in Bahrain failed to reach a breakthrough. They will meet again in a month’s time, around the next set of ICC meetings. The uncertainty around the 2023 Asia Cup began...