Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Grant Elliott: Going to Lahore will feel like home

Grant Elliott

LAHORE: Rated currently as one of the top Twenty20 (T20) specialists in the world, the 38-year-old Grant Elliott has been a popular figure at the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and most recently led Birmingham Bears to the final of the Natwest T20 Blast tournament. With over 2,000 runs to his ...

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Rohingya women, children drown while fleeing Myanmar violence

TOPSHOT - A Rohingya refugee from Myanmar's Rakhine state holds a baby  after arriving at a refugee camp near the Bagladeshi town of Teknaf on Septebmer 5, 2017.
Nearly 125,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since a fresh upsurge of violence in Myanmar on August 25, the United Nations said September 5, as fears grow of a humanitarian crisis in the overstretched camps. The UN said 123,600 had crossed the border in the past 11 days from Myanmar's violence-wracked Rakhine state. / AFP PHOTO / K M ASAD        (Photo credit should read K M ASAD/AFP/Getty Images)

LONDON: Dozens of Rohingya women and children desperate to flee the violence in Myanmar are drowning while attempting to escape to Bangladesh by boat. A Bangladeshi border guard, who asked not to be identified, told, guards had retrieved eight bodies on the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River on Wednesday ...

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Amir Khan ‘at peace in Pakistan’

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LAHORE: British boxer Amir Khan has said that he felt ‘at peace in Pakistan following issues within the family. Amir and his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, split in a bitter public row on Twitter earlier this month, which appears to be getting only uglier with time. According to a solicitor, Faryal, ...

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Pakistan series good for cricket: Ben Cutting

Ben Cutting

BRISBANE Heat allrounder Ben Cutting hopes the upcoming World XI versus Pakistan series in Lahore can pave the way for the return of regular international cricket in Pakistan. Zimbabwe have been the only Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan since a Sri Lanka team bus was attacked by gunmen in March ...

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ECB announces dates for India, Pakistan, Australia series

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LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board, on Tuesday (September 5), announced the schedule for the 2018 English summer, which includes seven Tests, nine One-Day Internationals and four T20Is across four series against India, Pakistan, Australia and Scotland. England will start the home summer with the first of the scheduled ...

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The High Commissioner calls on the Mayor of London

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LONDON:  H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK called on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at his office, City Hall. Welcoming the High Commissioner at his office, the Mayor of London stated that the connection between London and Pakistan is as strong as ever. He said London ...

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Imran Tahir humiliated by Pakistani consulate in Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan-born South African cricketer Imran Tahir will be soon seen spinning the players in his web for the World XI tour to Pakistan. However, before the tournament goes underway, the champion spinner had his set of problems. Tahir and his family were humiliated by a Pakistani consulate in Birmingham ...

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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: Paul Collingwood

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LONDON: There are lots of reasons why I’m looking forward to playing in the World XI T20 tour of Lahore. Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab ...

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Amir Khan Announces Super Boxing League in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Former two-time world boxing champion Amir Khan has announced to conduct professional boxing league under the banner of World Boxing Council (WBC) in December this year in Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Islamabad and other major cities of Pakistan. Amir expressed these views during the training session here at the Amir ...

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