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Tag Archives: Pakistan

Kumar Sangakkara agrees to play PSL in Pakistan

DUBAI: Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has agreed to travel to Pakistan for Pakistan Super League (PSL), Multan Sultan owner Asher Schon confirmed on Wednesday. Confirming Sanga’s availability for PSL eliminators and final in Pakistan, the owner of the new franchise speaking to media in Dubai said “Yes, Kumar Sangakkara ...

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Cake to receive world premiere in London

LOLLYWOOD: One of the most anticipated Pakistani film releases of this year, Cake is set to receive its world premiere in London’s West End on Tuesday, March 13. Vue West End will lay the red carpet to welcome the stars Aamina Sheikh, Sanam Saeed, Adnan Malik and Beo Raana Zafar; ...

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Indians slam Kapil Sharma Performance at PSL, Forgot Zareen Khan

BOLLYWOOD actor and comedian Kapil Sharma is constantly being ridiculed by Indians on social media for extended his support to Peshawar Zalmi in the third season of Pakistan Superior League. They quickly started tweeting and posting about how Sharma is a traitor for cheering for their rival country. Javed Afridi, ...

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Pakistan not mentioned in FATF grey list

PARIS/ISLAMABAD: Contrary to speculations, Pakistan doesn’t feature on the watchlist of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money-laundering watchdog. Earlier in the day, there were speculations that FATF has placed Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist. However, FATF has finally announced outcome after a week-long session concluded in ...

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Pakistan avoids terrorism financing watch list for 3 months

LONDON: Hectic diplomatic maneuvering in Europe and the Middle East has saved Pakistan from being put on a terrorism financing watch list by a global money-laundering watchdog, officials in Islamabad said on Wednesday. The U.S. and some of its European allies – Britain, Germany and France – had sought to ...

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Pakistan’s top court rules against disqualified PM

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced the verdict on Election Act 2017 earlier on Wednesday and has declared that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ineligible to head the PML-N, his own political party. The Supreme Court ruled that a person disqualified under Article 62 and 63 of ...

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Captains launch third edition of PSL in style

DUBAI: The six captains of Pakistan Super League (PSL) assembled at the Dubai International Stadium to unveil the glittering crystal trophy for the third edition on Tuesday. The colourful function was attended by all the franchise owners, Najam Sethi, the chief of PSL, title sponsor HBL’s Chief Marketing Officer Naveed ...

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Chinese approved as official language of Pakistan

BEIJING/ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Senate approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of Pakistan. With this move, Pakistan has accepted Mandarin as the fourth official language after English, Urdu and Arabic. As per the Pakistani media, this has been done to further strengthen the relations between ...

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Malik backs Sarfraz Ahmed to lead Pakistan in 2019 World Cup

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes that Sarfraz Ahmed has done an excellent job as captain and should lead the national team during the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Sarfraz was in charge when Pakistan secured their first-ever Champions Trophy title in June last year. However, during their ...

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Iran, India to work for stability in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed on Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to war-ravaged Afghanistan. Modi reiterated India’s commitment to help Afghanistan become “a peaceful, secure, permanent, prosperous and pluralistic country” after holding talks with Rouhani in New Delhi on ...

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