Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Bad Desision New Zealand in icc World Cup



What a game it changed into that saved the cricket fans stick with the screens via out the contest. New Zealand came desperately near prevailing the World Cup for the first time at Lord's after each the healthy and the Super Over ended tied.

As in line with   tie-breaker rule, the World Cup winners are determined by the variety of boundaries. England smashed greater limitations than the New Zealand to win  the maiden title.

England had finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand's 241-8, then both aspects scored 15 in their six-ball Super Overs.

Williamson conceded it became the maximum painful way to lose, however he refused to sentence event organisers the International Cricket Council.

New Zealand sports activities minister Grant Robertson questioned the tie-ruin technique.

"What an awesome recreation. Not certain Super Over is the proper cease," he tweeted.

"Whatever, NZ you may be so, so happy with this crew."

Former New Zealand participant Scott Styris reportedly labelled governing body the ICC "a comic story" over the guidelines however congratulated both groups on a amazing efforts.

Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming's one-word reaction to the end result became "merciless".

Even Gerard Stokes, a former New Zealand rugby league international who took his son to England as a boy even as he pursued his profession, said honours have been even.



Crucial overthrow  ruling

Besides the boundary rule, overthrow decision  additionally hindered Black Caps to emerge as the Champions via winning the cricket global cup.

According to the  specialists, umpire have to have awarded 5  runs as opposed to  six while Ben Stokes by chance diverted Martin Guptill’s throw to the third man boundary as he attempted to scamper lower back for a 2nd run within the remaining of England’s initial 50 overs.

Former main umpire Simon Taufel, at the situation, became quoted as  announcing: "There was a judgment mistakes at the overthrow.

"The judgment error was the timing of whilst the fielder threw the ball. The act of the overthrow starts offevolved whilst the fielder releases the ball. That's the act.

"It turns into an overthrow from the immediately of the throw.

"They did no longer move on their 2nd run, on the immediate of the throw. So for the reason that scenario, five runs should had been the correct allocation of runs, and Ben Stokes must have been on the non-striker's end for the following transport."

The ICC have not begun to comment on the problem, whilst The Cricketer has requested remark from MCC.

Dharmasena's controversy

On the alternative hand, some of the critics slammed Dharmasena's appointment as an umpire for final despite his wrong selection in semis. Usually while an umpire makes a clear mistake, he doesn’t get a posting for the next massive suit.

Monday, 15 July 2019

Rivlin inks agreements to reinforce schooling, strength cooperation with South Korea


               President Reuven Rivlin (left) meets with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea in Seoul, July 15, 2019

Moon says 'well-known Israeli chutzpah' a model for South Korea


Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met together with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in all through an reputable go to to the east Asian usa on Monday, with the two leaders signing agreements to reinforce cooperation inside the fields of education and strength.

“We have turned each venture into an opportunity,” Rivlin said, in line with a readout provided by the president’s workplace. “And that is the actual mystery to our increase as a kingdom. We have constructed an army so as to guard us, and a robust, growing economy. We have advanced flourishing agriculture and brought water to the barren region, and you have developed enterprise that the arena looks as much as.”

Noting the rise in popularity inside the study of historical Jewish texts in the us of a, Rivlin proficient Moon with the Baba Kama tractate of the Talmud.

“Both the Jewish and Korean civilizations are based totally on schooling and the take a look at of historic resources of information, together with the Talmud,” he stated.

Moon answered that Israel’s schooling system and “famous Israeli chutzpah” had been fashions for South Korea.

The South Korean president’s remarks come amid controversy again in Israel, with requires Education Minister Rafi Peretz to be eliminated from his role intensifying in the wake of his feedback in guide of homosexual conversion therapy.

Shahid Afridi calls on PM Imran Khan




ISLAMABAD: Former cricketer Shahid Afridi known as on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM Office right here on Monday.

Senator Faisal Javed and Special Assistant to Prime Minister Naeem ul Haq had been also gift, a PM Office announcement issued right here stated.

Not selection but honest elections now: Bilawal




BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that there might now not be any selection now as truthful and obvious election would be held.

He said that puppets could be ousted from the politics of the country. He expressed these perspectives whilst addressing the birthday celebration workers' conference at Nawazabad located on Punjab-Sindh border place (district Rahim Yar Khan) demanded the end of unannounced censorship from the usa.

Bilawal said his party didn’t receive censorship even during Zia’s dictatorship and might never take delivery of it. While mocking the media-controlled coverage of the PTI government, he stated it was unlucky that the interview of Indian pilot changed into aired but former president’s interview couldn’t be aired. Criticising the Imran-led authorities, he stated this ‘selected’ and puppet regime will now not live on as it had ruined us of a’s financial system.

While slamming the finances, he said it had added to the miseries of the masses and had given relief to the capitalists. He in addition maintained that he had continually spoken for the rights of people of the complete country and for their higher monetary conditions, including that new tax regime had prompted distress to the human beings. At the end of his address, he appealed to the people of Punjab to stand through the birthday celebration of martyrs for finishing selected government of Imran Khan. Earlier, Bilawal became given a warm reception by way of the party people led with the aid of birthday party’s South Punjab president Makhdoom Ahmad Mehmood and MPs from Rahim Yar Khan district.

Hepatitis C-AIDS drug meant for 1,800 patients expires at Punjab government garage facility


LAHORE: In what appears to be a case of sheer negligence on the part of the health government concerned, costly hepatitis C medicine meant for 1,800 sufferers stricken by co-infection -- HIV/AIDs and Hepatitis C - allegedly expired at the authorities’s Medical Store Depot (MSD).


Moreover, the repute of the same medicine supposed for three,200 sufferers that became supplied to the remedy centres everywhere in the province over the past  years turned into “not regarded”.

The ‘scam’ became officially detected and said with the aid of a group of experts at some point of inspection of the government MSD placed on the Gurumangat Road, Gulberg.

The medication turned into purchased for the treatment of those HIV/AIDS patients who have been additionally stricken by chronic hepatitis C sickness, says an official report to be had with Dawn.

The central warehouse - MSD – changed into set up to shop bulk purchases of medicines/gadget intended for the health department at provincial level for the tasks, which includes IRMNCH, Expanded Programme for Immunisation (EPI), except communicable ailment control and the TB control programmes.


                  Health secy claims manufacturer sure to update inventory


According to the record, the hepatitis/HIV-AIDS medication turned into bought via the number one & secondary healthcare department under the Punjab Aids Control Programme (PACP) in April 2017 for 5,000 sufferers at a price of Rs126 million.

The PACP was headed by means of additional secretary (technical) Dr Asim Altaf of the number one & secondary healthcare department.

As consistent with assets, the medicines expired in April this 12 months, however the programme head allegedly concealed the fact from the better authorities to avoid punishment.

The government had currently eliminated Dr Asim from the programme following reviews of sharp growth inside the wide variety of HIV-AIDs instances in Punjab, an authentic stated.

Recently, they said, the specialists done inspection of the MSD warehouse and detected the rip-off.

The experts in their document added it into the attention of the higher authorities, recommending strict departmental action in opposition to the ones chargeable for “the loss to the country wide exchequer.”

According to the document, the 30,000 packs of the medication Sofiget (capsules) which had been to be dispensed among 1,820 sufferers, had been located expired.

It said the PACP acquired 30,000 blend packs (Sofiget+Ribazole) worth Rs126 million from Hepatitis C Control Programme on July 12, 2017 with expiry date of April 2019.

“It turned into stored in MSD, Gulberg, for the use of 5,000 patients of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C co-contamination”, states the file.

It similarly said that the PACP were given issued 28,one hundred eighty combo packs of hepatitis C remedy worth Rs118m from the MSD.

“These packs had been distributed to the remedy centres in Punjab and their fate is not recognised”, the document mentions.

It talked about that the closing 1,820 blend packs have been not accrued by the PACP from the MSD and expired.

The experts encouraged inside the document that notice should be taken of the matter and a probe be performed because it worried “heavy loss to the countrywide exchequer”.

The record also referred to that 9,475 gadgets purchased underneath the Non-Communicable Disease Programme additionally expired in Feb this year, exposing the apathy of the fitness authorities toward the sufferers in addition to the country wide exchequer.

Health Secretary Zahid Akhtar Zaman, in his respond to the Dawn question approximately the difficulty said the hepatitis C remedy became procured through the Hepatitis and Infection Control Programme in FY 2016-17 from M/s Getz Pakistan Pvt Limited.

He stated the stock changed into added at Government Sub Medical Store Depot, Thokar Niaz Baig, Lahore. From this stock, he stated, 30,000 packs (five,000 sufferers publications) had been issued to the PACP on July eleven, 2017. The PACP dispatched about five,000 packs to the sufferers from the Sub MSD, Thokar Niaz Baig.

Meanwhile, he said, the storage contract of the Thokar Sub MSD lapsed and the complete inventory, consisting of hepatitis C medication, become moved to the Gulberg MSD in March/April 2018. The operational manage of this keep was with the M/s TCS Logistics Pvt restrained.

From right here, he stated, the PACP issued the medicine to their facilities from August to December 2018. After all dispatches by using the PACP, a total of one,820 packs had been left in the shop and reached expiry in April, 2019.

M/s TCS Logistics Pvt Limited verbally knowledgeable the involved programmes approximately the imminent expiry date of the ultimate inventory (1,820 packs).

Mr Zaman stated that as according to the PACP authorities, the producing agency become under an duty to update any expired inventory with the fresh one.

He said at the directions of the involved programme,  representatives of M/s Getz Pakistan Pvt Limited (the producing company) had visited the Gulberg MSD on April sixteen and physically inspected the stocks.

He added that the firm had committed to update the stock, as communicated by means of the officials of the involved programme.

Published in Dawn, July fifteenth, 2019

Punjab CM says competition circulate to oust Sanjrani will boomeran



LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar says the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will assist Senate chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and the competition events can’t cast off him.


“The competition will lose in its motion of distrust in opposition to the Senate chairman,” he said.

In a rare flow of issuing a political statement right here on Sunday, the leader minister stated the competition events’ politics turned into primarily based on chaos and anarchy and pursuing their terrible time table. He careworn that this was the time that the opposition events must mend their approaches.

He said the competition played a important position in democratic international locations but unfortunately in Pakistan the competition events had “constantly promoted terrible politics.”

Mr Buzdar said the Senate chairman had the aid of majority in House and brought that this opposition’s flow could fail.

He stated the complete country was nicely aware of the reality that Mr Sanjrani had continually observed democratic and parliamentarian traditions. He stated the methods of competition events could boomerang.

FAKHAR IMAM: Kashmir Committee chairman Syed Fakhar Imam called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and spoke about Indian atrocity against the people of Kashmir.

The chief minister condemned the Indian atrocities and said such procedures would no longer suppress the freedom proper of Kashmiri humans.

The unarmed human beings of Kashmir, he stated, had been retaining freedom movement alive. He said that there has been no justification of silence of the international community on this inhuman act.

Mr Imam said freedom is the fundamental proper of the Kashmiri people and the worldwide network desires to wake up.

In pics: England lift the World Cup after nail-biting fight towards New Zeala

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In pics: England lift the World Cup after nail-biting fight towards New Zealand


     The game got here so near in the end, nobody knew what to anticipate up until the final ball.



England made records on Sunday when they lifted the World Cup for the first time ever. The fit itself, however, can be dubbed because the great Cricket World Cup very last in future years.

The hosts, who wished a modest general of 242 for victory, ended the game on 241 all out — a tie that despatched the suit right into a Super Over.

The six-ball shootout additionally ended in a tie, with each aspects hitting 15 runs, but Eoin Morgan's aspect gained through virtue of a superior boundary remember inside the healthy.





































Shah Rukh Khan is co-producing a horror series for Netflix




                                             Will the actor also make a cameo in it?

Shah Rukh Khan has climbed onto the Netflix bandwagon.

The actor can be co-producing a display for the streaming service in conjunction with Gaurav Verma and Red Chillies Entertainment; it'll be directed through Patrick Graham and co-directed by means of Nikhil Mahajan.

Graham had in advance helmed Radhika Apte-starrer Ghoul for Netflix.

Titled Betaal, the upcoming horror series reportedly stars Vineet Kumar Singh and Aahana Kumra among others.

Read: Karan Johar's next is going to be a horror flick approximately a haunted ship

Whether SRK will make an appearance is unsure at this degree but it looks like we'll get more details about the display quickly.

Ben Stokes sorry for outrageous fluke on day of redemption



                                    Ben Stokes has been saying sorry loads currently.

His contemporary apology changed into to the human beings of New Zealand for one of the most outrageous wearing flukes that contributed to England winning the Cricket World Cup on the cost of the united states of his beginning.

Stokes had already broken New Zealand hearts by using steering England out of early strife inside the very last at Lord's, giving his adopted state a fighting threat of victory heading into the remaining over.

His amazing six over midwicket left England needing nine runs to win with three balls left.

Then it befell.

Smashing the following ball deep into the leg aspect, he activate to run  and make sure he stored the strike. As he sprinted again to the striker's give up, he dived and stretched his bat out in a desperate bid to reach the crease. The ball, thrown in via Martin Guptill, struck Stokes' outstretched bat and deflected ninety tiers, rolling all the way to the boundary in the front of the famous pavilion at Lord's.

It become another six for Stokes  ran, in addition to 4 for the boundary. He held up each hands in an apologetic gesture to New Zealand's gamers.

“I said to Kane Williamson, 'I'll be apologising for that for the relaxation of my life',” stated Stokes, who became born in Christchurch and moved to England while he changed into 12.

Yet Stokes, who completed regulation play unbeaten on 84, wasn't completed there.

He got here returned out with England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler for the World Cup's first ever Super Over, required due to the fact the healthy changed into tied after the regulation 50 overs according to side, and struck 8 runs in the first 4 balls. One of them was a boundary.

With the Super Over additionally tied, England ultimately received the use of the tiebreaker of barriers scored. Stokes hit 8 of England's overall of 26 and turned into named man of the fit.

“He's nearly superhuman,” England captain Eoin Morgan stated.

It felt like a day of redemption at Lord's for Stokes, regularly described as the awful boy of English cricket due to a rap sheet that these days protected a court docket case for his involvement in a street brawl in Bristol after a one-day international towards the West Indies in September 2017.

Stokes knocked unconscious a person who, according to the England allrounder, turned into verbally abusing two homosexual guys outdoor a membership.

He became observed not responsible with the aid of a court docket of affray in August remaining 12 months. He became, however, handed an 8-in shape suspension by means of the England and Wales Cricket Board and fined 30,000 kilos ($38,000).

“I have already apologised to my teammates, coaches and assist workforce for the consequences of my movements in Bristol,” Stokes stated in a declaration issued in December.

“I remorse the incident ever occurred and I apologize to England supporters and to the public for bringing the game in to disrepute.”

Stokes spent a night in a jail cellular in 2011 after being arrested for obstructing a police officer. He apologised however turned into nonetheless sent domestic for going out ingesting with a teammate until the early hours for the duration of an England Lions tour of Australia in 2013.

He also ignored the Twenty20 World Cup in 2014 after injuring his hand punching a dressing-room locker following a golden duck against the West Indies.

Indeed, Stokes hasn't had a whole lot luck on the T20 worlds. In 2016, he was hit for four instantly sixes by using Carlos Brathwaite within the closing over of the final in opposition to West Indies as England slumped to an fantastic loss at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Stokes changed into near tears.

“I concept, 'I've just misplaced the World Cup',” he said. “I couldn't believe it.”

But all is forgiven after what he produced at Lord's on Sunday.

“It became almost written inside the stars for Ben Stokes,” England batsman Joe Root said. “He's had the sort of hard time, I'm so pleased with him and thrilled for him and his circle of relatives.”

Stokes said that experience from 2016 intended there was no manner he become going to put his hand up to bowl within the Super Over.

“But there was no risk I wasn't going to bat,” he said.

“It's notable,” he brought. “Without the men in the ODI group and the test crew and the aid from my circle of relatives [...] it is all long gone now.”