Page-2 of Pashtun people Current Affairs, GK & News
Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai will be honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education. The award will be conferred with the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a ceremony on 6th December. Currently, Yousafzai is a student at Oxford University in England. The Gleitsman Award provides $125,000 for activism that has improved quality of ..
Topics: Activists • Malala Fund • Malala Yousafzai • Malala's Magic Pencil • Pakistani refugees • Pashtun people • Violence against women in Pakistan • We Are Displaced • women • Women and education • Writers • Yusufzai
On September 11, India, Iran and Afghanistan held their first tripartite meeting in Kabul during which implementation of the Chabahar port project and a host of other issues discussed. The Indian delegation was led by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale while the Iranian team was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi. Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister ..
Dr Arif Alvi has been elected as the new President of Pakistan and will take the oath of the office on September 9. He will succeed Mamnoon Hussain. Dr. Alvi is a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party.
Topics: Arif Alvi • Cricket • Governors of Sindh • Imran Khan • Imran Khan administration • Mamnoon Hussain • Muhajir people • Naeemul Haque • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf • Pashtun people • Presidents of Pakistan • Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon
Jhulan Nishit Goswami, the veteran Indian women’s team pacer, has announced her retirement from International T20 cricket. She represented India in 68 T20Is picking up 56 wickets which included a 5-wicket haul against Australia in 2012. Goswami will only play One Day International (ODIs) (as India don’t play Test cricket), in which format she is ..
Fakhar Zaman from Pakistan has become the fastest player to score 1000 runs in One-Day International (ODI) cricket during the 5th match against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on July 22, 2018. He took 18 innings to achieve the feat and broke West Indies great Vivian Richards’ record. Richards was the first crickter to complete 1000 runs ..
Topics: Batting • Century • Cricket • Fakhar Zaman • Imam-ul-Haq • Pakistani cricket team in Zimbabwe • Partnership • Pashtun people • Punjabi people • Team sports • Virat Kohli • Wisden Cricketers of the Year
Rashid Khan, the world’s No.1 ODI and Twenty20 International bowler, has become the youngest international captain in cricket history by leading Afghanistan at the age of 19 years & 165 days against Scotland in the first match of the 2018 ICC World Cup qualifiers played in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He replaced Rajin Saleh of Bangladesh who ..
Topics: Afghan expatriates in Pakistan • Afghanistan national cricket team • Cricket • Cricket World Cup Qualifier • International cricket • One day international • Pashtun people • Rajin Saleh • Rashid Khan • Zimbabwe national cricket team