Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan call off tour to Bangladesh

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DUBAI: Pakistan will not tour Bangladesh this year as per schedule; the PCB said the series has been postponed indefinitely by mutual consent. Pakistan was to play two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I series in Bangladesh in July and August. “We had spoken about the possibility of hosting them ...

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Vinod Khanna dies at 70

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MUMBAI: Actor Vinod Khanna, once acknowledged as one of Bollywood’s most handsome heroes, passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Thursday at the age of 70. He was suffering from advanced cancer of the bladder. Officials at the HN Reliance Hospital said he breathed his last at 11.20 am, weeks after ...

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Haider briefs British parliamentarians on Kashmir Issue

FILE- In this July 9, 2016 file photo, Indian policemen remove roadblock set up by protesters who were reacting to the killing of rebel leader Burhan Wani in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. When Indian forces gleefully announced last week that they had killed a top Kashmiri rebel leader, they called it a major victory in the fight against militants in the disputed Himalayan region. They clearly didn’t expect the backlash that followed - an outpouring of public anger, daily protests and dozens dead in the streets. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan, File)

MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Farooq Haider has reiterated the call on the international community, United Nations, global human rights organisations and the civilized world to play their due role for ensuring early peaceful settlement of Kashmir issue. He was talking to a delegation of members of British ...

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International Labour Day 2017

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Many people have today begun questioning if the left-right political axis really exists and is a useful political divide in practical politics, notably where ‘left’ means socialist, even communist, and ‘right’ means conservative and capitalist, even ultra-conservative with fascist resemblance. I believe it is useful to consider these issues in ...

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Video: ‘Taliban linked with RAW, NDS,’ Taliban spokesman confesses

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ISLAMABAD: Former Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has revealed that the Pakistani Taliban have close ties with RAW in a confessional video released today. In the statement, he also elaborates the reasons why he surrendered to the Pakistan Army. “I have been the spokesperson of TTP Mahmod Agency, TTP and ...

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Yasir gives Pakistan control after Misbah 99 not out

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KINGSTON: A brilliant spell by Yasir Shah late on day four has given Pakistan control of the first Test against West Indies in Kingston. Yasir (4-33) dominated before stumps on Monday as the Windies were reduced to 93-4 in their second innings, still trailing by 28 runs. Opener Kieran Powell ...

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Iran terms Pakistan as trusted brother

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TEHRAN: President Hassan Rohani of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reiterated his country’s unflinching support and friendship to Pakistan, terming it a “trusted brother”. In a Message received from Iran, he made these remarks during his meeting with the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and the members of ...

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Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to join 10,000 runs club

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KINGSTON: Younis Khan became the first Pakistani batsman in Test cricket to complete 10,000 runs here on Sunday. Younis, who is also termed a ‘Run machine’ for green Shirts made the history as he crossed 23rd run during first innings of Pakistani side in the first test match against Wes ...

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WATCH: Wahab extraordinary catch against Windies in 1st Test

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JAMAICA: Pakistan‘s speargun Wahab Riaz‘s brilliant display of his athleticism was one of the highlights of Day One of the first Test against West Indies at Sabina Park in Kingston. Wahab grabbed an extraordinary catch to get rid of Roston Chase on Friday. Chase, who was batting good on 63, looked to ...

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ICC unveil practice match schedule for Women’s World Cup

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LONDON: Defending champions Australia will face South Africa and Pakistan in warm-up matches prior to this year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup in England and Wales, it has been announced. The ICC has published the warm-up schedule for the eight competing nations, with games due to be played ...

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