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Nvidia, once considered the world’s most valuable company, lost its top position to Microsoft on June 20th. This shift occurred after Nvidia’s shares fell by nearly 3.4%, causing its market value to drop to $3.34 trillion. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s market cap slipped to $3.30 trillion, positioning it ahead of Nvidia. Apple also remains a strong contender, holding the third position with a market value of $3.22 trillion, despite a 2.2% decline in its shares. The competition for the top spot in market capitalization continues to be closely contested among Nvidia, Microsoft, and Apple. Although Nvidia’s stock has performed exceptionally well this…

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ISLAMABAD (PEN) :The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted hot and humid weather for Karachi over the next 24 hours, with a possibility of rain accompanied by strong winds and thunderstorms expected in the evening or night. Currently, the PMD recorded the lowest temperature in Karachi at 30.5°C, with daytime temperatures expected to reach between 36°C and 38°C. Humidity levels are notably high at 75%. Looking ahead, the PMD’s three-day forecast indicates a continuation of hot and humid conditions in Karachi. Temperatures are projected to rise further, reaching 37°C to 39°C on Sunday, with potential rain showers in the evening…

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ISLAMABAD (PEN) : An official from the Directorate General of Immigration & Passports, who had been missing since May 30, was reportedly located on Saturday, according to sources Assistant Director Mohammad Hayat Tarar, whose disappearance prompted his family to file a report and later a writ petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), voluntarily contacted the police himself. His brother, Sadaf Hussain, had taken legal action, alleging that Tarar was being unlawfully detained by passport authorities. Following the court’s directive to register a case against the passport authorities, Tarar’s family withdrew their allegations after he came forward and informed them…

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Pakistan’s first Human Milk Bank initiative suspended after new fatwa, Following the issuance of a new religious edict (fatwa), the Sindh Institute of Child Health & Neonatology (SICHN) has temporarily halted operations of Pakistan’s first Human Milk Bank project. This decision, announced by a spokesperson, comes as they seek additional guidance from Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi and the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII). The Human Milk Bank, inaugurated recently by Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho in collaboration with UNICEF and the Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA), aimed to provide Shariah-compliant breast milk to premature babies who require specialized nutrition not…

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Anrich Nortje kept his composure as South Africa maintained their unbeaten record in the T20 World Cup by defeating reigning champions England by seven runs in a thrilling Super Eights encounter in St. Lucia. Chasing a target of 164, England faltered early, slipping to 61-4 due to impressive bowling and sharp fielding from South Africa. However, a resilient partnership between Harry Brook (53) and Liam Livingstone (33) revived England’s hopes, pushing them to 139-5 by the 18th over. With 14 runs needed off the final over, Nortje executed a crucial slower ball that deceived Brook, who mistimed his shot. South…

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Maiden hat-trick for Cummins Australia cruise past Bangladesh, Pat Cummins secured a hat-trick and David Warner smashed a rapid 53 not out as Australia defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs in a rain-affected T20 World Cup Super Eight match in Antigua. The victory was sealed under the Duckworth-Lewis method after Australia reached 100-2 in 11.2 overs before rain intervened. Australia, aiming for a rare trifecta of World Test Championship, ODI World Cup, and T20 World Cup titles, restricted Bangladesh to 140-8 in their allotted 20 overs earlier at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound. Captain Mitchell Marsh praised his…

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ZHANGJIAJIE  ( PEN )- In a global showcase of linguistic prowess and cultural understanding, Usman, a Pakistani internet influencer and a student at Beijing Language and Culture University, participated in the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreigners Around the Globe – Storytelling Contest, held in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province on June 16. The contest, which gathered 49 contestants from 37 countries, provided a platform for participants to showcase their proficiency in the Chinese language and share their unique stories of connections with China. Usman stroke a chord with the audience with his fluent Chinese and heartfelt stories themed “My First Time…

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KARACHI (PEN) : Consul General Mr. Yang Yundong met with a delegation from the Gwadar district, led by Assistant Deputy Commissioner Sarbuland Khan inside the Consulate. The delegation had just concluded their visit to Karamay city in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and returned to Pakistan. Deputy Consul General Mr. Zhang Hao and Counselor Mr. Li Yong were also present Consul General Mr. Yang congratulated the delegation on their successful visit to Karamay, marking a new chapter in friendly exchanges between the two cities. Yang also had in-depth discussions on the development prospects of the Gwadar region and Gwadar Port,…

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GWADAR (PEN’)- The Chinese Consulate General in Karachi has recently implemented the ‘Light Up Gwadar’ livelihood project in Gwadar, significantly enhancing the nighttime lighting in essential public facilities such as hospitals and schools in the area. The initiative involved the presentation and installation of 73 solar-powered streetlights, which were entrusted to relevant Chinese-funded enterprises for execution. Chinese Consulate General in Karachi Launches “Light Up Gwadar” Project in Pakistan All streetlights have been fully installed and are now operational, covering five key locations in Gwadar: the fishing pier, fishing boat berths along the waterfront promenade, the seaward exit of the East…

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RAWALPINDI (PEN) :  Chief of Army Staff Gen Asim Munir reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to the strategic partnership with China and pledged full support for the successful implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). He expressed the resolve during a meeting with Liu Jianchao, Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC), who called on him at General Headquarters on Friday During the meeting, both discussed matters of mutual interest, including regional peace and stability, and reviewed progress on the China-Pakistan Economic…

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