The clash between journalists in Pakistan and the government remained the top trend on Twitter this week, over an article written by journalist Asma Shirazi for BBC Urdu service. Another major clash is going to take place on October 24, between Pakistan and India in Dubai, as the two teams are scheduled to begin their T20 World Cup campaign on Sunday.
Some other hashtags went viral as well, let’s see what trended on Twitter in Pakistan this week.
The biggest clash of T20 World Cup 2021 before the final is going to take place on October 24, between arch-rivals Pakistan and India. Both teams are said to be under immense pressure as a lot will be at stake when the two teams step foot on the cricket ground in Dubai.
It is being reported in the news, that Pakistan team after their defeat against South Africa in the second warm-up match, is feeling the pressure even more. The team lost their second warm-up as pacer Hassan Ali failed to defend 19 runs in the last over.
Despite the defeat, the captain Babar Azam has expressed high hopes with team. Tune in to UrduPoint for ball by ball action of Pak vs India match on Sunday.
The new television drama Ishq e Laa has started airing on Hum TV channel, and the fans are loving the performance by Sajal Aly and Yumna Zaidi. The first episode of the drama serial aired on Thursday and soon after watching the episode, fans took to twitter to praise their favorite actresses. Pakistanis are loving the duo on the screen together.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has retained Pakistan on the grey list, while noting that “good progress” has been made in completing the required action items for removal from the list.
FATF president Dr Marcus Pleyer, while addressing a conference said that Pakistan has made a good progress overall, on the new action plan, adding that of the 7 new items, four have been “addressed or largely addressed”.
Meanwhile, Pakistani have displayed their anger on Twitter, and have termed the decision a ‘political one’ by FATF. Even the journalists and politicians have condemned the decision taken by the organization.
A major boiler blast at a beverage unit killed two people and razed its building here on Thursday on Multan Road. The powerful blast resulted in cracks in many nearby buildings, houses and offices besides shattering their windowpanes.
The video clips of the incident went viral over Twitter, showing a huge fireball into the sky, terrifying the locals who initially thought it a terror attack.
Asma Shirazi’s latest article for BBC Urdu service criticized the economic condition of Pakistan, while the article also contained reports relating to supernatural remedies around Prime Minister Imran Khan’s private residence Banigala.
The article has brought the journalist and several cabinet members face-to-face with each other at both mainstream and social media. The government has reacted strongly to Asma’s article and are demanding proof for her claims.
However, majority of the local and international journalist organisations have expressed concern over the attitude of the government’s ministers and the abuse they are hurling towards Asma Shirazi.
From : pk.mashable.com