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Tag Archives: Pakistan

Amnesty urges India to ban shotgun pellets in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: An international human rights group urged India to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately. Amnesty International also criticized Indian authorities for failing to support those ...

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Pakistan’s Army chief meets civil-military leadership in Australia

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MELBOURNE/RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with representatives of Australian civil and military leadership upon his official visit, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations. The ISPR said that the Army Chief held meetings with Senate’s Committee for Foreign and Defence Affairs under Senator David Fawcett, ...

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World XI players debut Rickshaw ride

LAHORE: The World XI players got the unique experience of their life by riding in Rickshaws to get the taste of Lahore culture here on Tuesday. Although they did not get the chance to have a ride on the roads of Lahore, yet inside the Gaddafi Stadium in front of ...

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

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LAHORE: Helped by a fiery 86 runs from Babar Azam and disciplined bowling, Pakistan easily defeated World XI by 20 runs Tuesday here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Spinners consolidated Pakistan’s gains in the middle, slowing the World XI’s run rate after Rumman Raees took the side’s openers in sixth over ...

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Rahat enthralls capacity audience at Leeds Arena

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LEEDS: Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the nephew of the late, world-renowned singer Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, performed his greatest hits live at the Leeds Arena to a capacity crowd non-stop for four hours to mark the 20th anniversary of his great uncle. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and ...

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World XI visit is much more than a cricket tour: Faf du Plessis

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World XI coach Andy Flower poses for a picture with skipper Du Plessis LAHORE: South African Test and T20 Captain Faf du Plessis, who is leading the World XI squad in the Independence Cup 2017, said that the international cricketers on his team were “playing for something bigger than the ...

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Aleem Dar to supervise first T20 at home ground

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s most respected and distinguished cricket Umpire Aleem Dar said that standing in his first T20 international at home is going to be a memorable feeling as he has never supervised a T20 match in his own country. “It is going to be a different event as it has ...

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World Eleven Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

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LAHORE: In what could be the beginning of international cricket resuming in strife-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side landed in Lahore on Sunday night for a Twenty20 series against the hosts. An unprecedented security greeting the side, to be led by South African captain Faf du Plessis, at the Allama Iqbal ...

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Responsibility for defeating terror not Pakistan’s only: Corbyn

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Pakistan should be treated with respect In a reply to US President Trump’s policies, Britain’s Labour party Chief Jeremy Corbyn, remarked that Pakistan is a country which should be treated respectfully and states should not criticise it. Recently, Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops ...

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Habib Bank to pay $225 million New York fine for compliance failures

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WASHINGTON: The New York State Department of Financial Services said Pakistan’s Habib Bank had agreed to pay $225 million to settle an enforcement action brought against it for infringing laws designed to combat illicit money transfers. The DFS said in a legal filing last month it was seeking to fine ...

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