PCB selection committee session will hold in Karachi today

PCB selection committee session will hold in Karachi today. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selection committee will be held in Karachi today to teams will be formed for series against Australia. Meeting will be held under the presidency of Chief Selector Moeen Khan in National Stadium, in which coach Waqar Younus and Captain Misbha-ul-Haq will be invited. Squad for Test, ODI and for T20 against Australia will be finalized. Former Captain Younus Khan may not include in ODI squad, while leg-spinner Yasir Shah from Abbottabad likely to include in team instead of Saeed Ajmal. Team expected to be announced on yesterday. Series betaeen Pakistan and Australia will be start from October 15.

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Sindh CNG stations to remain closed for 3 days

Sindh CNG stations to remain closed for 3 days. Sindh CNG stations will remain shut for three days in next week. Decision regarding to shut supply was made due to repairing work in gas field. According to All Pakistan CNG Association Zone, the gas closure will start from Tuesday morning at 8 O’clock and will remain for next 24 hours. According to Association, annually repairing work is underway at some gas fields by SSGC, due to which gas supply will remain shut for three days in next week.

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Dengue fever outbreak: 9 new cases confirmed in Punjab

dengue cases in PunjabDengue fever outbreak: 9 new cases confirmed in Punjab. According to Health Department resources, 9 more dengue cases have been reported from Lahore and Rawalpindi hospitals within 24 hours, after which the number of patients reached to 83 in this year. Patients suffering from dengue fever are admitted at Benazir Hospital in Rawalpindi and Mio and General Hospitals in Lahore. Spokesman of health department has told that all possible steps are being taken by Provincial government to control dengue virus and in this regard Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sheikhpura and Ferozwala declared at high risk.

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PM Nawaz Sharif will leave for America today

PM Nawaz SharifPM Nawaz Sharif will leave for America today. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for New York accompanied by his small delegation to attend annual session of United Nations General Assembly today. According to statement issued by Foreign Office, PM will address to United Nations General Assembly on Friday. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will also meet with several world leaders. Sixty-fourth session of the UN General Assembly has begun, which will attend by the leaders of 120 countries around the world.

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Suicide attack on FC convoy in Peshawar, 3 killed & 12 injured

Suicide blast in PeshawarSuicide attack on FC convoy in Peshawar, 3 killed & 12 injured. At least 3 people including a woman were killed and other 12 sustained injuries when a suicide bomber attacked the FC convoy near Railway station on Sadar road. According to news resources, FC convoy was passing near the railway station at Saddar Road in Peshawar when suddenly the explosion was occurred, in which a result of 3 people killed and 12 were wounded. In result of blast, several vehicles including FC double-cabin vehicle were badly damaged, while a motorcycle and a riksha were totally destroyed. CPO Peshawar has told that explosive material was planted in vehicle and suicide bomber was aimed to target FC convoy. According to bomb disposal squad, maximum 45 kg explosive material was sued in blast. LEAs and heavy contingent of police were reached on the scene after the blast and have cordoned off the area. All injured and dead bodies have been taken to Lady Reading Hospital for medico-legal formalities.

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U.S begins airstrikes on Islamic State militants in Syria

US airstrikes in SyriaU.S begins airstrikes on Islamic State militants in Syria. The US and allies started to launch airstrike against Islamic State militants in Syria after Iraq. According to resources, US aircrafts have launched 190 air strikes in Iraq since August. US spokesman John Kirby has confirmed the attacks and also told that US Navy has launched the Tomahawk missiles and has used fighter planes, however the spokesman did not provide further information about the attacks. According to media, decision regarding to take action in Syria was made under the power of head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Lloyd Austin, which was granted to him by President Obama. President Obama had announced on 11th September to expand the American operation against Islamic State militants from Iraq to Syria

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PTI to hold gathering in Lahore on September 28

PTIPTI to hold gathering in Lahore on September 28. Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced to hold a mass rally in Lahore on September 28. Gathering will be held at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore and PTI chief Imran Khan will also deliver the address to participants to mobilize the party members, supporters and followers. Imran Khan will address to public at 4:00 PM, after which he will arrive in Islamabad at dharna place. Lahore and Punjab organizations will be responsible for the arrangements of procession in Lahore.

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Technocrat govt should made for 2 years in Pakistan: Altaf Hussain

Technocrat govt should made for 2 years in Pakistan: Altaf Hussain. Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has urged to form technocrat government in Pakistan for two years. One-on-one meeting was held between Altaf Hussain Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar at MQM Secretariat in London, in which country’s overall situation was discussed. Altaf Hussain has said while taking to media after meeting that Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar is a Nobel person and there is a need of such persons in Pakistan instead of corrupt rulers. He said that technocrat government should be formed in Pakistan for two years to carry out an across the board and ruthless accountability. MQM leader Altaf Hussain further said that to resolve dharna issues in Islamabad, parties should give face saving offers to each other. He has urged the pople to divert their attentions toward IDP’s and flood affected people, because they are the neediest persons at this time. Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that detailed discussions were held with MQM over the issues of IDPs and flood affected people across Pakistan and especially in Punjab. He said they always used to stay on the side of affected people.

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70 people killed in bombings & clashes in Syria

Syria clashes70 people killed in bombings & clashes in Syria. Daish warriors have killed 40 Iraqi soldiers and kidnapped 80 by conducting 6 suicide attacks in Iraq, 70 peoplewere killedduring violence inSyria. According to details, Daish 4 suicide bombers have attacked a military base in the Iraq region Saqlawiyah, after that 2 more bombers have attacked in which 40 Iraqi soldiers including officials were killed, while 80 have been kidnapped. On the other hand more than 70 people including kids were killed and several sustained injuries. According to resources, at least 42 people including 16 kids were killed in the result of government forces bombing on the hideouts of rebels in Syrian’s Northwestern province. Daish warriors are moving toward Kurd’s third largest city In-ul-Arab in Syria. Kurds competing the Militiafighters, so they cannot capture the In-ul-Arab, is clashes 21 rebels were killed. In the same city Daish have captured more than 64 villages and killed 16 Kurds during clashes. Spokesman of Daish organization has appealed to all Muslims in world that which country will join the alliance under the US against Daish their citizens will be killed. Daish imposed ban on the women to come out from their shelters without their mahrams.

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Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar appointed as new DG ISI

Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar appointed as new DG ISI. Former DG rangers Sindh Rizwan Akhtar appointed as new chief of Pakistan’s premier intelligence, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in army. Chief military spokesperson, Major General Asim Salim Bajwa has confirmed that former Director General Sindh Rangers General Rizwan Akha has promoted and replaces the DG ISI Lt General Zaheerul Islam through his twitter account. According to resources, 6 Major Generals of army including Major General Rizwan Akhtar, Major General Hilal Hussain, Major General Ghayur Mahmood, Major General Nazir Butt, Major General Navid Mukhtar and Major General Hidayatur Rehman and Major General Nazir But has promoted to o rank of Lieutenant.

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