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BTS’ V birthday: Burj Khalifa lights up again as K-POP star sets new record with splendid projects 

BTS V is extending his own record as the first K-pop male soloist to have his birthday ad on the World’s Tallest Building Burj Khalifa twice a row.

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BTS’ V birthday: Burj Khalifa lights up again as K-POP star sets new record with splendid projects 
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Seoul: Acclaimed K-POP singer Kim Taehung aka V's fan-club CHINA Baidu Vbar made the Burj Khalifa to light up in celebration of star’s birthday for the second time in a row. 

Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building was covered with customized add—including pictures and wishes for singer. The three-minute ad was played with the song 'Inner Child' in the background.  

It is the second time that the birthday project involving the Burj Khalifa took place. Last year, the fan-club aka ARMY had arranged a similar event.  

In commemoration of his birthday, BTS fans across the globe have arranged legendary birthday projects from the World’s Tallest Building to New York’s Times Square.

In South Korea, ARMYs have come up with a few birthday projects from which the BTS’s vocalist personally visited a couple of them and shared videos on his official Instagram handle.  

BTS V is extending his own record as the first K-pop male soloist to have his birthday ad on the World’s Tallest Building Burj Khalifa twice a row.

BTS V fanbase also sponsored essential supplies and education support to enable healthy learning for children in need via @UNICEF_UK, to protect them from dangers that affect physical & mental development.

Moreover, in Ukraine BTS V fans have arranged a birthday ad on the ‘largest led screen in Europe,’ a fan shared.

Beside this, the singer’s latest release ‘Christmas Tree’ recently reigned on Global iTunes chart for four days straight and topped the Spotify Global debut chart. 

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Global pandemic hits world economies, Pakistan no exception: PM Imran Khan

PM Office provides landline number for citizens wanting to talk directly to premier. 

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Global pandemic hits world economies, Pakistan no exception: PM Imran Khan

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday said that the global inflation and price hike of commodities triggered by sharp disruption in the supply and demand chain, due to Covid 19 pandemic, had affected all the countries of the world alike including Pakistan.

In a fifth session of “Aap Ka Wazir Azam Aap Key Sath’ programme, the prime minister said that post-Covid scenario sent the prices of vital commodities skyrocketing and Pakistan was not the only country in the world to bear the brunt of imported global price hike.

According to PM Office Media Wing, the prime minister had held four such like live Tv sessions with the public last year. About 86 questions, 74 on telephone calls and 12 others via social media, were responded by the prime minister during these sessions.

The callers had raised different issues pertaining to corruption, land grabbing, inflation, coronavirus, Riyasat-i-Madina, etc., besides giving certain suggestions.

The highest participation in these sessions was made by the callers from Punjab province followed by Islamabad Capital Territory, Sindh and KPK. About 11 percent among these participants were overseas Pakistanis.

Major redressal of the public grievances included inheritance share of land as raised by a resident of Kohat, improvement of traffic system in Lahore, construction of RHC at a land donated by a resident of Sarai Alamgir for which the government of Punjab had allocated Rs30 million for the proposed scheme, waterlogging issue due to Gojra main drain in Faisalabad, stone crushing pollution issue at Ghora Gali, etc road, corruption in the utility store, passport issue at Pakistan embassy in Germany and initiation of criminal proceedings related to encroached land of an overseas Pakistani.

Issuance of prompt directions and resolution of their grievances by the prime minister had been widely appreciated by the participants who had also expressed their acknowledgment and gratitude to the prime minister.

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First teaser for official PSL 7 anthem released

‘Agay Dekh’ Teaser for official PSL 7 anthem features sneak peeks into music video of song

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First teaser for official PSL 7 anthem released

Lahore: The first teaser for the official Pakistan Super League (PSL) anthem for this season has been released, with the song titled “Agay Dekh” set to feature pop superstars Atif Aslam and Aima Baig.

While most of the details of the anthem continue to be kept tightly under wraps, the teaser features sneak peeks into the music video of the song. Shots of Atif and Aima with their backs towards the camera, children playing gully cricket and yet-to-be-filled stadium seats offer just enough to hype most PSL fans for the much-awaited anthem.

Prior to the release, the official PSL account tweeted, “Agay Dekh! #HBLPSL7 Anthem teaser dropping soon. First look on TikTok at 2:00 PM. Stay tuned!” 

Fans of the singers are excited for the release of the anthem, with Atif’s followers being particularly delighted over the fact that the anthem will be released in addition to his latest Coke Studio 14 offering opposite Momina Mustehsan. Agay Dekh, produced by Abdullah Siddiqui, will be released in collaboration with TikTok. 

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Mohammad Rizwan named Men's T20 Cricketer of the Year

Pakistan Cricket Board also felicitated the top batman for winning the ICC honor

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Mohammad Rizwan named Men's T20 Cricketer of the Year

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday named Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan following a stellar year in the shortest format of the game.

A statement issued by the ICC said that Sheer consistency, indomitable spirit and some breathtaking knocks — the ICC Men's T20I Cricketer of the Year enjoyed a memorable run in 2021.

Taking to Twitter, wicket keeper-batter Rizwan expressed gratitude towards Allah and his fans for the award and dedicated it to the country and Pakistani nation.

Pakistan Cricket Board also felicitated the top batman for winning the ICC honor.

The star batman ruled the roost in the shortest format of the game in 2021. He amassed staggering 1,326 runs in only 29 matches and struck at an average of 73.66 and a strike rate of 134.89. Rizwan struck 196 fours in these games which is also the highest by any batter in T20s in 2021.

Apart from his top-notch batting, the 29-year-old was as solid as ever behind the stumps, playing a crucial role in Green shirts’ advancement to the semis during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021.

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