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Pakistan growth to hit eight-year low as IMF bailout looms

Pedestrians walk past the International Monetary Fund headquarters' complex in Washington Sunday, May 2, 2010. A senior International Monetary Fund official says the IMF's executive board is meeting in Washington to consider how much aid to grant Athens under a massive rescue loan package.

KARACHI: Pakistan’s growth rate is set to hit an eight-year low, a government report predicted Friday, with all major indicators down as the country continues negotiating its 22nd bailout from the International Monetary Fund. A report by the National Accounts Committee, released late Thursday, forecast growth of a mere 3.3 ...

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Pakistan-South Africa ODI ends in thrilling tie

BENONI: Number 11 batter Nashra Sandhu hit a six off the penultimate ball of the match and then took a single off the final ball with two runs needed to lead Pakistan to a dramatic tie in the third and final ODI against South Africa at the Willowmoore Park, Benoni ...

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Indians furious with Rakhi Sawant for posing with Pakistani flag

BOLLYWOOD’s controversy queen Rakhi Sawant has been facing severe flak from Indians as she posed with Pakistani flag while shooting for an item song. She shared some BTS pictures on her Instagram that attracted the attention of Indian trolls, who tore her apart for choosing to pose with the flag ...

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Azhar Ali ‘annoyed’ with Pakistan’s unpredictability

Pakistan’s former limited-overs captain Azhar Ali has said he is not a big fan of the ‘unpredictable’ tag given to his side, but admitted that they deserve it due to their ability to ‘bounce back.’ “It’s annoying for us to keep being unpredictable, but it’s true,” Azhar told ICC. The middle ...

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Asia Bibi’s lawyer confirms she has arrived in Canada

TORONTO: Asia Bibi, who was acquitted last year by the Supreme Court (SC) in a blasphemy case, left Pakistan and has reached Canada. According to local media reports, Foreign Office sources confirmed Bibi has left Pakistan. Her lawyer, Saiful Malook has also confirmed that Bibi left Pakistan and has reached ...

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Rain washes out opening England-Pakistan 1st ODI

LONDON: Jofra Archer continued his bid to earn a place in England’s World Cup squad with a hostile opening spell against Pakistan before rain meant there was no result in Wednesday’s first one-day international at The Oval. Archer conceded just six runs in four overs in a wicket-taking spell after ...

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Hundreds of Pakistani girls trafficked by Chinese men as brides

KARACHI: Hundreds of women and girls from Pakistan’s Christian community have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their country becomes a new marriage market for Chinese men. Chinese and Pakistani brokers are aggressively seeking out girls, sometimes even cruising outside churches to ask for potential brides, and some ...

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Sana scripts Pakistan’s biggest ODI win against South Africa

CAPE TOWN: A four-wicket haul by Sana Mir helped Pakistan record their biggest ODI victory to date in terms of deliveries remaining as the visitors registered a convincing eight-wicket victory over South Africa in the ICC Women’s Championship fixture in Potchefstroom. Sana had figures of 6-1-11-4 as South Africa, put ...

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Morgan plays a captain’s innings as England beat Pakistan

CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan led his side to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in a lone Twenty20 international in Cardiff on Sunday with an unbeaten innings of 57. Test skipper Joe Root made 47 and James Vince 36 as England overhauled Pakistan’s total of 173 for six with four ...

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