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Thursday, May 3rd, 2018


Pakistan Players May Be Barred From T20 Leagues

May 3, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to draft new rules to restrict contracted players’ participation in cash-rich T20 leagues around the world. In this regard a meeting was held in Lahore on Thursday to discuss various proposals on the matter. If the new rules are formally applied, PCB-contracted players will not be allowed to play in more than two leagues per year. “New rules are being drafted for players’ participation in domestic and foreign leagues. One proposal is that the maximum number of T20 leaguesRead More

916 Govt Officers Hold Dual Nationality, Supreme Court Informed

May 3, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — The number of government officers holding dual nationality has reached 916, of them 487 belonged to federal departments while 232 are working in four provinces, reveals a report submitted in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Earlier in Marach, the top court was informed that as many as 758 government officials hold dual nationality. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had submitted the report. According to the latest report, of the 758 civil servants holding dual nationality, 611 have declared their dual status while 147 have concealedRead More

Jeddah Suicide Bomber Was Indian National, DNA Tests By Saudi Arabia Confirmed

May 3, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — DNA tests have revealed that the man who blew himself up outside the US Consulate in Jeddah in summer of 2016, was Indian national Fayaz Kagzi, Saudi Authorities confirmed to Indian Security officials. Kagzi’s DNA samples were sent by India to Saudi Arabia in August 2017. “We have received confirmation from Saudi Arabian authorities that the DNA samples of Kagzi sent by us last year have matched those of the Jeddah bomber, ” a senior security official told The Indian Express. “Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad raisedRead More

Gujranwala Hub of Illegal Migration to EU, Reveals FIA Report to Supreme Court

May 3, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Some 6,767 Pakistanis illegally entered the European Union (EU) during the ongoing year and Gujranwala is the hub of illegal migration to EU, the Federal Investigation Agency informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday through a report. Additional Attorney General Nayyar Bukhari submitted the report on behalf of the FIA as part of measures taken to stop human trafficking. In December, FIA had informed the Supreme Court that it nabbed 7,381 human traffickers during the last two year period. A total of 3,334 cases were registeredRead More