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Young achievers

Courtesy:  Editorial

AWAY from the negative publicity this country often receives is the heartening news that nine Pakistanis are on the annual ‘30 Under 30’ Forbes Asia list that showcases the achievements of young people who have come up with ground-breaking answers to global challenges. Be it poverty, lack of access to education and healthcare, improving women’s rights, or environmental change, Asia’s millennials are finding innovative and sustainable solutions. Spanning a region that contains 60pc of the world’s population, the Asia list, published on Tuesday, features 300 individuals from 24 countries. With 30 honorees in each of the 10 categories — the arts, technology, social entrepreneurship, healthcare, science, media, and more — these innovators are tackling issues of concern to their generation.
Courtesy:PSL 2018 finale: Karachi gets breakthrough

The prospects of international cricket in Karachi, the country's economic hub and financial centre, have certainly received a major boost following the successful holding of the final match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 on Sunday. An estimated 40,000 people thronged the mega city's National Stadium to watch the last match of PSL 2018 Twenty20 league between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United in an atmosphere characterized by non-stop gaiety of cricket fans belonging to all age groups. No doubt, the PSL 2018 finale, which former Pakistan cricket team captain Misbahul Haq's Islamabad United won by three wickets, will certainly add to Karachi's investment prospects. There is also no doubt about the fact that stringent measures were in place to ensure peace and security. Karachiites' incredible response to the presence of national and international cricketers in their midst sent a strong message across that Kara…