Sunday, 18 March 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Cholistani teenage couple commits suicide after family disapproval

Cholistani teenage couple

THAR: A young couple has allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves on a tree in the Cholistan desert after they were not allowed by their families to marry. The incident took place in a village Mataro Sand near Islam Kot, Cholistan, Pakistan. The deceased, who have been identified as 18-year ...

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Hassan Ali aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

CARDIFF, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04:  England player Joe Root is dismissed by Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali during the 5th One Day International between England and Pakistan at Swalec Stadium on September 4, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young gun Hassan Ali aims to be the most successful bowler of the Champions Trophy. In an interview after Pakistan’s warm-up match against Australia, which was called off due to rain in Birmingham, Hassan said that he wants to be the highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He said ...

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The city in Pakistan that loves a British hairstyle

Secunder Kermani

LONDON: When British correspondent Secunder Kermani visited Pakistan and wanted to get a haircut, he headed to Mirpur in Azad Kashmir. Originally from Pakistan but born in London, Kermani’s haircut stood out in Islamabad. A security guard outside his hotel in the capital, asked him if he was from Mirpur. ...

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Yousuf comes to Sharjeel’s defence in PSL spot-fixing scandal


LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf on Monday told a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan that the batsman did not deliberately play two dot balls during a Pakistan Super League match. The allegation relates to a match between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai in February, in ...

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Champions Trophy – Pakistan looking to maintain record vs India

Sarfraz Ahmed

BIRMINGHAM: His side comes into the tournament eighth in the ICC ODI Team Rankings, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is confident of making the most of having nothing to lose in this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy. Pakistan has yet to lift this particular trophy, but comes to England with a ...

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Umar Akmal back in spotlight with his off-field antics


KARACHI: Just a day after Umar Akmal was declared unfit and was dropped from the national cricket team, a clip of him dancing with a female companion has proved that he may not be fit to play cricket, but he is in the perfect physical form to have a dance. ...

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PWE: Badshah Khan wins Royal Rumble in Islamabad

Badshah Khan

ISLAMABAD: After Karachi and Lahore, Pro Wrestling Entertainment Pakistan moved to Islamabad for its final show, and Pakistan’s Badshah Pehalwan Khan emerged victorious in the Royal Rumble match. The event was held at Liaqat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex, and Badshah Khan brushed aside all his international opponents to win the ...

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Prince Philip’s contribution to UK-Pakistan ties acknowledged


LONDON: Speakers at a dinner hosted on Thursday said that close cooperation between Pakistan and the United Kingdom was playing an important role for promotion of peace and development. At the lavish dinner, the UK-Pakistani Society thanked Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, for 63 years of his service as ...

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