Friday, 6 December 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Babar Azam hits 24 boundaries during unbeaten 157

PERTH: Pakistan batting mainstay Babar Azam continued his run-making form during the ongoing tour of Australia by hitting a quickfire unbeaten century in the day-night warm-up match against Australia ‘A’ on Monday. Batting first at the Perth Stadium, Pakistan were in trouble at 60-3 with their top order – including ...

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World snooker champion Asif returns Pakistan

ANTALYA: Returning to Karachi after winning the title of the IBSF World Snooker Championship, second seed Mohammad Asif on Monday said that his victory was “not just his win alone, but one for all of Pakistan”. On Saturday, Asif coasted to an 8-5 victory over unseeded Jefrey Roda of the ...

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United Nations and US welcome Kartarpur Corridor opening

The United Nations and the United States joined the world in welcoming the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor. “We welcome #Pakistan and #India opening #KartarpurCorridor today, connecting two key Sikh pilgrimage sites, paving way for interfaith harmony and understanding by facilitating visa-free cross border visits by pilgrims to holy shrines,” ...

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Sunny Deol hopes Kartarpur will bring peace between Indo-Pak

BOLLYWOOD Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol expressed happiness after visiting the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur and hoped it will help in bringing peace between India and Pakistan. Speaking to ANI, Deol said, “It was a really nice visit. I hope that the corridor further helps in maintaining peace (between India and Pakistan). ...

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Salmaan Taseer’s son Aatish Taseer loses Indian citizenship

LONDON: Aatish Taseer, British writer-journalist and son of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, has said New Delhi’s decision to cancel his overseas Indian citizenship was part of a “sinister plan”, reported BBC.  The move came after Taseer wrote an article for Time magazine criticising Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to the Indian ...

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Pakistan settles Soviet-era trade dispute with Russia

  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has finally decided to sign a deal with Moscow to settle a 39-year old exporters’ claims case pending since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, paving the way for Russia to invest over $8 billion in Pakistan. The Pakistani government has authorised its ambassador to Russia to ...

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Pakistan opposition protesters give PM Imran Khan 48 hours to step down

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani opposition leaders have renewed their demands for Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down, terming his government illegitimate and incompetent, as thousands gathered at an anti-government protest in the capital Islamabad. Opposition leaders delivered fiery speeches against the PTI government on Thursday, giving PM Imran Khan a two-day ultimatum ...

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73 killed in Tezgam train inferno in Pakistan

LIAQUATPUR: The death toll from a fire in three bogies of a Tezgam train near Liaquatpur city jumped to 73 around 1pm, while many remain under critical condition, Rahim Yar Khan district government said on Thursday. About 40 people, including women and children, were injured, Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin ...

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Pakistan women team clean sweep Bangladesh in T20I series

LAHORE: Pakistan women team whitewashed Bangladesh on Wednesday in the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series after beating the visitors in the final game by 28 runs. The match was played at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium. Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first. The Green Shirts limped to 117 for ...

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India lodges complaint with International Civil Aviation against Pakistan’s airspace denial to PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Following Pakistan’s refusal to allow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace, India has taken the matter to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and lodged a complain. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced on Sunday that Pakistan denied India’s request to let Modi use Pakistan’s airspace. “Keeping ...

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