Friday, 26 February 2021

Tag Archives: India-Pakistan

Shoaib Akhtar: Turned down £175,000 county contract

KARACHI: “People hardly know about this story. I had a 175,000-pound contract with Nottingham. Then in 2002, I had another big contract. I left both when Kargil happened,” Says Akhtar. Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has made a sensational claim that he turned down a 175,000-pound county contract with Nottinghamshire ...

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Indian diplomatic staff, family leave Pakistan via Wagah Border

WAGAH/ATTARI: 38 staff members of Indian High Commission including six diplomats and their families left for India via Wagah-Attari Border. Earlier Pakistan asked India to reduce strength of its High Commission in Islamabad by 50 percent as a counter measure to Indian move of cutting strength of Pakistani High Commission ...

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India and Pakistan scale down diplomatic ties

NEW DELHI / LAHORE: In a major move to scale down bilateral diplomatic contacts, India today announced its decision to reduce by half the staff strength in the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi and reciprocally cut by the same quantity the Indian presence in Islamabad. This decision, which is ...

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1999 India Tour Was Very Special for Wasim Akram

CHENNAI: With 916 international scalps to his name, Wasim Akram is counted as one of the greatest left-arm pacers to have ever graced the game. The 54-year-old, who played 104 Tests and 356 ODIs for Pakistan, rated Pakistan’s 1999 tour of India as one of the most memorable ones in ...

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India rejects Imran’s help on virus

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday offered to help neighbouring India disburse cash to the public during the coronavirus lockdown, citing a report Indians were struggling to make ends meet, but India later rejected the offer. Relations have been hostile between the two countries, and their troops ...

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SNOW IN LAHORE: Akhtar ripostes over Gavaskar’s remarks

LONDON: Legend Pacer Shoaib Akhtar has hit back at India’s batting great Sunil Gavaskar with a tongue-in-cheek remark after the latter downplayed the former’s idea of a three-match ODI series between Pakistan and India. Gavaskar, while speaking to TV pundit Ramiz Raja in a YouTube video, said that the chances ...

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BCCI stance on India-Pakistan matches is ‘hypocrisy’: Ehsan Mani

LAHORE – Ehsan Mani, the newly elected PCB chairman, has termed India’s stance on playing Pakistan “hypocrisy”. In a climate of political tension between the two countries, India have not played a bilateral match against Pakistan in any format since January 2013, but have met them 10 times since then ...

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LONDON: Bipasha refuses to walk the ramp last minute

LONDON: Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu who has always been known for her acclaimed modeling career sparked controversy during her recent visit to London. On March 4, Bipasha Basu and husband Karan Singh Grover arrived in London for the India-Pakistan London Fashion Show where London-based designers Lubna and Uzma Rafiq roped ...

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