Sunday, 16 December 2018

Tag Archives: India

Pakistan set to release Indian prisoner Ansari

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to release Indian prisoner Hamid Ansari in the coming weeks as he completes his three-year term on December 15, officials said. Senior officials at the foreign ministry told The Nation that Ansari will be sent back to India by mid-January. One official said: “We have to ...

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Kohli engineered Anil Kumble’s exit, leaked email suggests

MUMBAI: The acrimonious exit of India’s cricket coach last year was given a fresh twist Wednesday as a leaked email suggested captain Virat Kohli had “frequently” worked behind the scenes against him. Former coach Anil Kumble quit over a rift with Kohli in June 2017, saying his relationship with the ...

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Kartarpur corridor

The much heated relationship Pakistan shares with India has forever been the talk of time and continues to serve as a subject of disagreement for decades to go. Any move, break through or initiative taken to walk away from the shadows of jingoism are replaced with shades of nationalism as ...

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Pak-India trade can touch $37b mark: World Bank

KARACHI: The World Bank has noted in its report that trade between Pakistan and India could increase to $37 billion from existing only 2 billion dollars if the two South Asian countries ready to reap the benefits of shared land borders. South Asian countries are yet to reap the benefits ...

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Gautam Gambhir announces retirement

MUMBAI: After 15 years of international cricket for India, World Cup winner Gautam Gambhir has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket – he announced in an emotional Facebook video. Gambhir retires after last playing for the country in 2016 against England in Rajkot. He scored 4154 runs in ...

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India environmental watchdog fines Delhi over toxic smog

NEW DELHI: India’s environmental watchdog has slapped New Delhi’s government with a $3.5 million fine for failing to enforce rules to reduce smog in the world’s most polluted major city, officials said. The National Green Tribunal penalized the capital administration for its lack of oversight after it emerged some polluting ...

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SAARC Chamber hails opening of Kartarpura border

SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, appreciating the opening of Kartarpur border, stated that Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan’s sincere efforts to extend friendly hands towards India would result into a sustainable and durable peace in the region. SCCI Senior Vice President Iftikhar Malik said that it would facilitate ...

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Mithali Raj opens fire over World T20 exclusion

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket heroine Mithali Raj has furiously accused cricket leaders of bias for dropping her for last Friday’s World Twenty20 semi-final, which India lost to England. Raj, the highest run scorer in the women’s international game and still India’s one-day captain, wrote a furious letter of complaint and ...

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Javeria makes it to ICC Women World T20 2018 dream team

LAHORE  –   Pakistan women cricketer Javeria Khan has made it to the star-studded ICC Women’s World T20 2018 dream team, which was selected by an esteemed selection panel that included three former international players. Thrust into the captaincy role just before the tournament, Javeria responded well as she topped the ...

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