New Zealand’s Henry Nicholls, Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen test positive for Covid-19

New Zealand’s Henry Nicholls, Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of their warm-up match against Sussex, New Zealand Cricket board said on Friday. “Three of the New Zealand’s touring party are in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19 on the morning of the first Tour match against Sussex […]

Uyghur university lecturer confirmed detained in China’s Xinjiang region

A Uyghur lecturer from a university in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region has been sentenced to prison for “disregarding” the national language, a media report said. The 65-years-old Dilmurat Awut hails from Ghulja county, the Washington-based Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported. Awut, who was deputy Chinese Communist Party secretary of the school’s Marxism Institute, used […]

Pakistan: Lahore HC issues notices to Hamza Shehbaz on petitions filed by PTI, PML-Q against CM elections

The Lahore High Court on Friday issued notices to Punjab chief minister Hamza Shehbaz and four others on separate petitions filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and PML-Q’s leader and Punjab Assembly speaker Chaudhary Parvez Elahi requesting the court to declare CM elections as illegal. The High Court Chief Justice […]