Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan ahead of India in Economic Freedom Index: US think tank

WASHINGTON:  India ranked a dismal 143 in an annual index of economic freedom by a top American think tank, behind its several South Asian neighbours including Pakistan, as progress on market-oriented reforms has been “uneven”. The Heritage Foundation in its Index of Economic Freedom report said despite India sustaining an ...

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Mir takes five as Pakistan eases past Scotland

COLOMBO: A five-wicket haul from Sana Mir, the Pakistan captain, helped the team finish its group B commitments in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 with a six-wicket win over Scotland. Pakistan, who had two wins from three matches going into this game on Monday (February 13) at the ...

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Sarfraz steps in, Azhar steps down as ODI captain

LAHORE: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan’s One-day International (ODI) cricket team captain and Sarfraz Ahmad will now take over as ODI captain. Azhar took this decision after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. “Azhar met me Thursday and offered to step down ...

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Pakistan beat Bangladesh in women’s cricket World Cup qualifiers

DUBAI: After a disappointing start to their journey, Pakistan Women got themselves back on track as they defeated Bangladesh Women in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2017 match played at Dubai on Wednesday. After a defeat against South Africa Women, they made amends and dominated Bangladesh with an ...

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Pakistan blocks Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh movie ‘Raees’

NEW DELHI: New Indian blockbuster has been banned in Pakistan for allegedly misrepresenting Muslims. Bollywood megastar, Shah Rukh Khan, himself a Muslim, has millions of fans all around the world. But his new film “Raees,” about a bootlegger turned politician, has hit a roadblock with Pakistan’s censors. The movie – ...

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Lord Mayor of London visits Pakistan to boost trade ties

Andrew Parmley

LONDON: The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, recently visited Pakistan to strengthen trade links between London and Islamabad. Dr Parmley, met business and government leaders in Karachi and Islamabad, and discussed discussing how London can work more closely with Pakistan as it develops an international presence in ...

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England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

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British Pakistani lawyer turns to wrestling

LONDON: A British Pakistani law graduate has turned his back on the legal profession to pursue his passion of becoming a full-time wrestler. Malik Hashim Waseem, trained as a lawyer from a London university has devoted himself to becoming a world-class wrestler to make both Pakistan and Britain proud. “I ...

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UK, Romania Keen to join CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China’s China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project has officially become a hot topic around the world. The U.K. and Romania are reportedly ready to join the $46 billion project, which is already being called a game-changer for the region. Meanwhile, countries from all around the world view CPEC as a ...

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