Friday, 15 December 2017

Tag Archives: Pakistan

2nd highest UK asylum claims from Pakistan

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LONDON : The number of people applying for asylum in Britain in 2016 was just over 38,500, falling for the first time in six years, official data showed on Thursday. But refugee advocates said the drop was no cause for celebration, with ever more people fleeing their homes in an ...

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Holding PSL final in Lahore to be great thing: Sir Vivian Richards

Vivian Richards

SHARIAH: Former West Indies’ great and Quetta Gladiators’ mentor, Sir Vivian Richards believes that holding PSL final in Lahore would be a very positive step for Pakistan cricket as it will boost up the interest for the sport there. “Holding the final in Lahore would be a great thing for ...

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Pro-Kashmir UK Pakistani MEP denied official visa to visit India

LONDON: A British Pakistani parliamentarian has been barred from official India visit over his support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir. Amjad Bashir, who is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament, told this scribe on Tuesday that he has been effectively banned from a European Parliament delegation to ...

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British cadets singing Pakistani national anthem

British cadets

LONDON: Who doesn’t swoon over a British accent? But when your country’s national anthem is being sung in this much-coveted accent, things become notches better. In a recently surfaced video, a batch of British cadets can be seen crooning the national anthem of Pakistan. The cadets from the British Royal ...

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Pakistani women in memorable rugby sevens debut

PAKISTAN RUGBY

They might have won only one match at the Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens in Laos on the weekend, but for the Pakistan team – which formed only a year ago – it was a dream debut at an international event. “For everyone it’s a huge deal that the women are playing rugby,” ...

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Giles Clarke: PSL final must be held in Lahore

Giles Clarke

LONDON: A top international cricket official insisted Sunday that the final of Pakistan’s Twenty20 super league must be held in Lahore despite a major bomb attack in the country last week. Giles Clarke, head of an International Cricket Council team seeking to revive cricket in the country, said the March 5 ...

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Pakistan women cricket team qualifies for World Cup

PAKISTAN WOMEN TEAM

PAKISTAN Women cricket team qualified for the upcoming Women’s World Cup in England despite being demolished by India Women by seven wickets at Colombo’s P Sara Oval. Ekta Bisht’s career-best returns of 5 for 8 in 10 overs toppled Pakistan for 67. India required just 22.3 overs to chase down ...

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Pakistan strikes ‘terror camps’ in Afghanistan

PAKISTAN AIR FORCE

ISLAMABAD: A senior Pakistan Army officer confirmed that at least six different “terrorist camps” on the Afghan side of the Pak-Afghan border were destroyed yesterday by Pakistani artillery. According to the source, who asked not to be named, all the camps were located within 100 to 200 meters across the ...

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UK envoy underscores significance of UK-Pak ties

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KARACHI: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew said the United Kingdom and Pakistan shared deep relations during the last 70 years, and they were looking forward to further strengthen them. The cultural links underpinned by strong people to people links were central to these bilateral ties, he added. Speaking ...

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Pakistan kills more than 100 militants after Sufi shrine attack

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PAKISTAN killed more than 100 militants in a security crackdown following Thursday’s attack on a shrine that left at least 80 people dead. A suicide bomber blew himself up among devotees at the Sufi shrine in the town of Sehwan. Pakistan has reacted with raids across the country and by ...

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