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Iranian president calls for ban on weddings, wakes to halt virus spread

07 July, 2020 5:02 pm 5:02 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for big gatherings such as weddings and wakes to be banned to stem a rise in coronavirus infections, but insisted the country’s economy had to stay open.  Shortly after Rouhani’s televised speech, a police official in Tehran announced the closure of all wedding and mourning … Read More

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US imposes ban on PIA flights over security concerns

07 July, 2020 1:04 pm 1:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After European Union Air Safety Agency, the US Transport Department also imposed ban on Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) due to security concerns. According to the reports, the matter of fake licenses of Pakistani pilots has been turned more troubling as the US suspended special flying authorization to PIA. The revelations raised … Read More

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Seven Punjab cities, including Lahore, undergo 15-day smart lockdown

07 July, 2020 10:07 am 10:07 am

LAHORE (92 News) – A 15-day smart lockdown has been imposed in the seven different cities of Punjab which will commence from Friday (today) and last till July 15. The Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD) issued a notification under the Punjab Infectious Diseases Ordinance 2020 about enforcement of lockdown in Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, … Read More

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Don’t sweat the saliva ban, ball-maker offers towel solution

06 June, 2020 4:22 pm 4:22 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – England’s premier ball manufacturer has some advice for bowlers worried about being unable to generate swing due to a ban on the use of saliva to shine the ball: “Carry a cotton towel.” Polishing one side with sweat and saliva has been used by fast bowlers to alter the aerodynamics of … Read More

Punjab Assembly, orders, immediate, ban, three, controversial books

Punjab Assembly orders immediate ban on three controversial books

06 June, 2020 11:40 am 11:40 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab Assembly has ordered an immediate ban on three controversial books and confiscation of all copies available in the market. Punjab Assembly Speaker Ch Pervaiz Elahi said that people’s sentiments are hurt by the content against holy personalities. “It is blow to our faith,” he said. The resolution presented by … Read More

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Saliva ban would be hard to police, says Australia’s Hazlewood

05 May, 2020 8:54 am 8:54 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia quick Josh Hazlewood says the proposed ban on cricketers using saliva to shine the ball will be difficult to police but ultimately might not make much difference to the art of swing bowling. The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricket committee has recommended the ban on the use of spit when the … Read More

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Notification issued as complete lockdown in Punjab for 14 days

03 March, 2020 9:44 am 9:44 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The notification has been issued as the complete lockdown imposed in Punjab for 14-days. According to the notification, the provincial government has imposed a complete ban on all within city, inter districts and inter province movement of the people by all means. A notification to this effect issued, shall take effect … Read More

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Sindh imposes complete ban on people’s movement for 15-days

03 March, 2020 11:56 am 11:56 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Heavy contingents of police and Rangers have been deployed across the Sindh as the province observes first day of complete ban on peoples’ movement due to coronavirus outbreak. It is pertinent to mention here that the complete lockdown is imposed across the province for 15-days. During the lockdown, the people’s movement … Read More

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Saudi Arabia extends ban on Umrah amid fears of coronavirus spread

03 March, 2020 10:18 am 10:18 am

RIYADH (92 News) – Saudi Arabia extended a ban on entry of Umrah pilgrims from various countries including Pakistan till March 31 amid fears over the spread of the new coronavirus. The Saudi Airline has issued directives for cancelling all air tickets until the set deadline. The airline also said that the ban would include … Read More

ICC, hands, seven-year, ban, Oman player, match-fixing

ICC hands seven-year ban to Oman player for match-fixing

02 February, 2020 5:37 pm 5:37 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Oman’s Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi has been banned from cricket for seven years due to match-fixing offences, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. Al Balushi was found guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code on four counts relating to Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers held in the United Arab Emirates last … Read More

Kite-flying, continues, ban, Punjab cities

Kite-flying continues despite ban in Punjab cities

02 February, 2020 6:49 pm 6:49 pm

FAISALABAD (92 News) – Kite-flying continued despite a ban in several cities across the province on Saturday. In Muridke, the nose of a youth was cut due to string of a stray kite. Jacob Masih was going to his house on a bike when he was injured. He was shifted to THQ Hospital and later … Read More

Govt, decides, immediately, ban, sugar export

Govt decides to ban sugar export immediately

02 February, 2020 5:02 pm 5:02 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The government has decided to immediately impose a ban on the export of sugar. Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a summary of the Commerce Division in this regard. According to sources, the export of 350,000 tons of sugar will be stopped after the imposition of the ban. After an exorbitant … Read More

Hundreds detained in India for defying ban on protests against citizenship ...

12 December, 2019 11:33 am 11:33 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Police detained hundreds of people in New Delhi and southern city of Bengaluru on Thursday and shut down the internet in some places as protests entered a second week over a new citizenship law that critics say undermines India’s secular constitution. Citing law and order concerns following violent protests against the … Read More

Russia braces for four-year Olympic ban over doping scandal

12 December, 2019 10:34 pm 10:34 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia could be hit with a four-year Olympic ban on Monday for flouting anti-doping rules, a punishment local officials have said would be unfair and part of a malicious Western attempt to destroy sport in the country. Russia, which has tried to showcase itself as a global sports power, has been embroiled … Read More

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Demonstrations staged against ban on student unions across country

11 November, 2019 4:55 pm 4:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Students took out protest rallies and staged demonstrations against a ban on unions across the country. Rallies were taken out in Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar and Lahore. In Islamabad, students gathered outside National Press Club and chanted slogans in favor of their demands, including an end to political interference, a reduction in … Read More