Devdiscourse: Call for Akmal on match fixing comments, PCB seeks explanation

Devdiscourse: Call for Akmal on match fixing comments, PCB seeks explanation
In this file photo, Pakistan's Umar Akmal pads up he takes part in a training session ahead of the World T20 cricket tournament match at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on March 13, 2016. (DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP)
Updated 25 June 2018

Devdiscourse: Call for Akmal on match fixing comments, PCB seeks explanation

Devdiscourse: Call for Akmal on match fixing comments, PCB seeks explanation

June 25: Devdiscourse states that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is to seek an explanation from wicketkeeper Umar Akmal after he said in a television interview that he had been approached to fix matches. The PCB's anti-corruption unit has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday after Akmal, who has made 116 ODI appearances, told a local channel that he had been offered $200,000 to "leave two balls alone" in a World Cup match against India in 2015.

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Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc

Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc
Updated 11 February 2021

Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc

Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc

February 11: The News states that the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has permitted the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) to increase its average gas price by Rs 13.42/MMBtu (or 2 percent) for the financial year 2020-21.

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American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor

American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor
Updated 25 January 2021

American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor

American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor

January 24: An American citizen has hunted the highest-rated Astore markhor, a rare species in Gilgit-Baltistan, after paying USD 61,500 as a licence fee during the current hunting trophy season, a Pakistani media report said on Sunday.

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