Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Sarfraz praises bowlers despite series loss

Sarfraz-Ahmed

WELLINGTON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his bowlers despite his team’s 0-5 whitewash in the One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand. New Zealand completed the series sweep with a 15-run victory in the fifth and final match at the Basin Reserve on Friday. “We back our team. ...

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Pakistan becomes visa-free for many foreign tourists

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ISLAMABAD: Encouraged by the positive response from foreign tourist organisations and backpackers, Pakistan has now decided to allow tourists from 24 countries to visit the country without visas. According to an official statement issued here on Friday by Pakistan’s Ministry of Interior group, tourists from the UK, the US, China, ...

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Pakistan should not behave like an enemy towards Israel: Netanyahu

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MUMBAI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjanmin Netanyahu has stressed that his country is not an enemy of Pakistan, and the South Asian nation should adapt its attitude to that effect. The Israeli PM is currently on a visit to India, where he has been busy signing bilateral military and trade agreements ...

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NZ survive late scare to take series 5-0

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WELLINGTON: Pakistan lower order gave New Zealand a major scare but couldn’t help the visitors avoid a 5-0 series whitewash as the hosts clinched the fifth and final ODI in Wellington on Friday (January 19) by 15 runs. Set a target of 272, Pakistan lost too many wickets upfront to ...

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India test-fires intercontinental missile

India test-fires intercontinental missile

NEW DELHI: India tested its longest-range intercontinental missile on Thursday, the defense ministry said, part of efforts to build a nuclear deterrent against neighboring Pakistan and China. The 5,000-km range (3,107-mile) Agni missile was tested from an island in India’s eastern coast in the Bay of Bengal, the ministry said ...

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I miss the simplicity and loyalty of Pakistani people, Sonya Jehan

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MUMBAI: After settling in India post her marriage to Indian business tycoon Vivek Narain, Noor Jehan’s granddaughter, actress Sonya Jehan feels that the country is increasingly forgetting traditions in comparison to her native, Pakistan. “I miss the simplicity of Pakistani people, their loyalty, and traditions. They are very proud of ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed needs to perform individually: Younis Khan

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LAHORE: Since his appointment as Pakistan captain, Sarfraz Ahmed has enjoyed success across different formats. Having led the his side to an impressive win in the ICC Champions Trophy against India in the final, he has made a name for himself in Pakistan cricketing history. Yet, he has come under ...

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Pakistani Celebrity add voices to #MeToo movement

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KARACHI: Three prominent Pakistani women have added their voices to the #MeToo movement in the wake of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in a city in the east of the country last week. Model and event manager Frieha Altaf, actress Nadia Jamil and fashion designer Maheen Khan ...

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Shoaib Malik suffers delayed concussion signs

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HAMILTON: Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik was struck on the back of the head while running between the wickets during the fourth ODI in Hamilton. Though he continued batting, he had signs of a delayed concussion and did not take the field in the second innings. Malik had come out to bat without a ...

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