NA-75 by-election: re-election in the entire constituency

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered re-polling in NA-75 by-polls. Details According to sources, a hearing was held in the Election Commission on NA-75 elections and results case. A five-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja conducted the hearing. The PML-N candidate submitted an affidavit and written reply to […]

New Zealand PM wins heart over missing toy owner

International media Reports According to the report, Jacinda Ardern posted a post on the social networking site Facebook and appealed to the citizens to help deliver the toys found at the airport to the owner. Jacinda wrote that the rabbit toy needs to be delivered to the real owner, who needs the help of the […]

Djokovic wins record-extending ninth Australian Open

A tournament that had to contend with many uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, climaxed with Novak Djokovic remaining an unbreakable force as he thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title. The world number one’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 triumph on Sunday under the lights at Rod Laver Arena secured his 18th […]

Novak Djokovic Wins Third Straight Australian Open Title

The reasons for Djokovic’s dominance here are both physical and psychological. The final always takes place at night. Those night matches that the birds come for, along with legions of Serbs who scream the “Olé, olé, olé, olé,” chant when their favorite son most needs it, are often played in cooler temperatures than those that […]

Japanese Student Forced to Dye Her Hair Black Wins, and Loses, in Court

Like many schools in Japan, where most people are born with straight, black hair, the Kaifukan Senior High School in Osaka is fussy about students’ appearances. Perms and braided extensions are off limits, as are dyed and bleached hair. One brown-haired Japanese-born student ran into trouble when school officials, believing that she had flouted the […]

Serena Williams Wins, Setting Up Showdown With Naomi Osaka

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams was not about to let Simona Halep derail her run to a 24th Grand Slam singles championship. Not again. The summer of 2019 may seem like a lifetime ago in a world reeling from a pandemic that is taking a second lap of the calendar. But for Williams, the scab […]

Michael McDowell Wins Daytona 500 in a Wild Finish After a Lengthy Delay

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Michael McDowell, a 14-year part-timer with an independent team from Arizona, drove straight through a flaming crash scene on the final lap of the Daytona 500 early Monday to earn his first career victory in the NASCAR Cup Series. The wreck was triggered when the Team Penske teammates Joey Logano and […]

Tom Brady wins 7th Super Bowl; Buccaneers beat Chiefs 31-19

NFL quarterback legend Tom Brady earned MVP honours at Super Bowl LV with a vintage performance after leading his Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the Kansas City Chiefs 31-19. Brady, 43, threw for 201 yards while completing 21-of-29 passes with three touchdowns on Sunday to win his seventh Super Bowl title and fifth MVP award – […]

Pakistani Consulate wins Diplomatic Cricket Championship in Sharjah

Pakistani Consulate wins Diplomatic Cricket Championship in Sharjah

Dubai Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai won the trophy during the 5th Diplomatic Cricket Championship held on January 29 and 30 at Skyline University College Cricket Ground, Sharjah.   During the semi-finals, the South African consulate team defeated the Indian consulate team by seven wickets. The second match was played between the Pakistan Consulate […]

Portugal President Rebelo de Sousa wins new term in socially distanced ballot

RIO DE JANEIRO: Meggy Fernandes voted for Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s 2018 presidential election, attracted by the far-right former army captain’s promise to shake up a hidebound political establishment mired in endless graft scandals.But after watching him jettison his anti-corruption pledges, strike pacts with the politicians he vowed to shun, and, most importantly, botch Brazil’s […]

Austin wins Senate confirmation as first Black Pentagon chief

LONDON: The new strain of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) identified in the UK could be less infectious than first thought, according to researchers in Denmark. Scientists from Copenhagen’s State Serum Institute found that the mutation is 36 percent more infectious than previous variants of the virus. That is significantly lower than the 70 percent first […]

Italian PM Conte wins confidence vote before tougher Senate test

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has won a crucial confidence vote in Parliament’s lower house, hanging on to power after a junior partner quit his coalition and sparked a political crisis amid the coronavirus pandemic. Conte lost his coalition majority last week with the defection of cabinet ministers belonging to former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s […]

Museveni, one-time critic of clinging to power, wins sixth term

Yoweri Museveni has already ruled Uganda for 35 years – and he is now set for five more. The veteran leader was declared on Saturday the winner of Uganda’s presidential election, cementing his position among the world’s longest-serving leaders. The results, which have been rejected by the opposition, followed one of the bloodiest campaigns in […]

Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election

MOSCOW — A populist politician and convicted kidnapper won a landslide victory on Sunday in a snap presidential election in Kyrgyzstan triggered by a popular uprising against the previous government. Sadyr Japarov, the winning candidate, got nearly 80 percent of the vote, according to the central electoral commission of the mountainous country, the only democracy […]

US Democrat Senate wins push stocks higher despite Capitol chaos

Clean sweep by Democrats allows them to enact big-spending policies likely to benefit the economy, investors say. Global stock markets rose and bonds nursed losses on Thursday in anticipation of a big-borrowing and big-spending Democratic administration driving growth, following runoff elections that gave the party control of both houses of the United States Congress. On […]

Democrats take control of US Senate after Ossoff, Warnock wins

Associated Press projects wins for Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in Georgia Senate races. Democratic candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff have won runoff races in the southern state of Georgia, the Associated Press news agency has projected. The victories will give Democrats control of the US Senate and have national ramifications for President-elect […]

Stocks fall on expectations of Democratic wins in US senate races

Global stock prices slipped and bond yields rose on Wednesday as investors braced for the prospect that Democrats could win both races in a United States Senate run-off election in Georgia, handing them control of the chamber. Along with their narrow majority in the House of Representatives, a “blue sweep” of Congress could usher in […]

Democrats near Senate control after Warnock wins Georgia race

Democrat Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican Kelly Loeffler in one of Georgia’s two US Senate runoff elections, according to a projection by The Associated Press news agency, putting Democrats one seat away from majority control of the Senate. In the extremely tight race, Warnock leads Loeffler 50.5 to 49.5 percent, with 98 percent of votes […]

Anti-Modi Kashmiri alliance wins majority of seats in local polls

Alliance that favours self-governance in Kashmir has won 112 of a total of 280 seats in council elections. An alliance of political parties in Indian-administered Kashmir opposed to India’s policies in the region has won a majority of seats in local elections, the first since New Delhi revoked the disputed region’s semi-autonomous status last year. […]

Indian teacher wins $1m prize for promoting girls’ education

Ranjitsinh Disale, selected from 12,000 nominations, opts to share Global Teacher Prize money with nine other finalists. This year’s Global Teacher Prize has been awarded to Ranjitsinh Disale for his work helping girls, most of then from poor tribal communities, at a village school in western India. He was selected from 12,000 nominations from more […]

Thai PM wins crucial legal battle amid renewed protests

Top Thai court rules in favour of Prayuth Chan-ocha in conflict-of-interest case over living arrangement. Thailand’s constitutional court has unanimously ruled in favour of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in a conflict-of-interest case brought by opposition politicians that could have resulted in his removal from office if found guilty. Prayuth has remained in military housing despite […]

Biden wins over Trump in Arizona, Wisconsin confirmed

US President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory in the battleground states of Wisconsin and Arizona was confirmed following a partial recount in Wisconsin that added to Biden’s margin and certification of results in Arizona. In certifying the Arizona results, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, a Democrat, and Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, defended the integrity of […]

Still Here by AJ Contrast wins two Shorty Social Good Awards #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Immersive multimedia experience wins Best Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality categories. AJ Contrast’s immersive multimedia experience Still Here won two top prizes at the 5th annual Shorty Social Good Awards. The virtual reality (VR) meets augmented reality (AR) interactive won in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality categories, announced during a live virtual webcast on […]