Thursday, 21 November 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan Grants Its ‘Last Jew’ Permission to Practice Judaism

LAHORE: Pakistan has allowed a 29-year-old Jewish activist Fishel Benkhald to change his religion from Islam to Judaism, an unusual move by authorities in the Muslim-majority country. In normal circumstances, it would have been a normal practice to let Benkhald choose a religion of his choice to fill in the ...

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Teenager Shadab stars as Pakistan beat sorry Windies

OVAL: Teenage spinner Shadab Khan starred in a dream Pakistan debut as West Indies slumped to a six-wicket defeat in the first game of the Twenty20 international series at the Kensington Oval. Shadab was given his chance after impressing for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League and the 18-year-old claimed remarkable figures ...

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Pakistan celebrating 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory

LONDON: Pakistan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory today. On this day Pakistan beat England in the final by 22 runs to lift the cup for the first time. The 92 World Cup was the first major international tournament to be played with white ball and black ...

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Calibration needed to reinstate India-Pakistan ties

SEVERAL political analysts have suggested that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) emphatic triumph in India’s largest populated state, Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) may pave the way for revival of engagement between India and Pakistan. It is being speculated that PM Modi may even meet with his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, ...

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Brian Lara wants to coach PSL teams

LONDON: West Indies cricketer Brian Lara said that he’s interested in coaching at Pakistan Super League (PSL). He said that he was proud of Darren Sammy for playing the PSL final in Pakistan. Holding a press conference along with former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis, Brian Lara said that he was waiting ...

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Pakistan wins hockey series against Black Sticks

  WAIRARAPA: On Pakistan Day, the national hockey team won the 5-test series against New Zealand, after holding the home side to a 1-1 draw in the last and fifth test at Carterton, Wairarapa. According to information  Pakistan continued with their impressive form and drew the final test at the ...

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Gilani empowered Haqqani to issue visas to Americans

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had authorized Hussain Haqqani, the then Pakistan ambassador to the United States, to issue visas to Americans. The  Asian Post has obtained copy of PM House letter, signed by former principal secretary Nargis Sethi. In the letter, issued on July 14, 2010, Yousuf ...

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Military parade kicks off Pakistan Day celebrations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan National Day is being celebrated across the country with national zeal and fervour. The whole country is commemorating the 77th National Day with a pledge of making Pakistan strong, peaceful and more stable at economical and political fronts in coming years. To mark the occasion the Pakistan Armed ...

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Pakistan, UK agree to settle anti-terrorism, immigration issues

LONDON: United Kingdom and the Pakistan and pledged to resolve the common problems being faced by the two countries including security, counter-terrorism and immigration. After holding a meeting in Islamabad, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali and his British counterpart Amber Rudd conducted a joint press conference, and described their talks ...

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British home secretary visit to improve Pak-UK bilateral relations

British home secretary lauds Pakistan military’s efforts ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan and his British counterpart Amber Rudd held talks on Tuesday, which officials described as constructive and meaningful. Rudd said “I would like to pay tribute to the hard work of the minister as well as Pakistan’s ...

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