Monday, 16 July 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

In reversal, Trump wants more troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Faced with the stark possibility that the U.S.-backed Afghanistan regime could fail, President Donald Trump unveiled Monday what he described as a new approach to halt “the re-emergence of safe havens that enable terrorists to threaten America.” In a major reversal of his longstanding doubts about U.S. involvement in ...

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Ian Bell steps down as Warwickshire captain

LONDON: Former England batting great Ian Bell has taken the drastic step of resigning as Warwickshire captain in order to resolve his lack of runs. The 35-year-old – who played the last of his 118 Tests against Pakistan in 2015 – has failed to sparkle with the bat this term ...

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Pakistan grants nationality to 298 Indians

PAKISTAN has granted nationality to at least 298 Indian emigrants in the last five years, according to the interior ministry. “From 2012 till April 14, 2017, a total number of 298 Indian emigrants have been granted Pakistani citizenship,” the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. The statement was ...

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India faces threat from inside, not outside: Farooq

NEW DELHI: India can face China and Pakistan but the threat is from within the country as somebody is determined to spoil everything by dividing the people, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah said today. The former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, while addressing a gathering of opposition leaders hosted ...

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Hashim Amla, Imran Tahir to be included in World XI squad

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan Cricket Board has made commendable positive progress in negotiations with foreign cricketers for the tour with just a few weeks to go until the ICC World XI team comes to Pakistan for a three-match T20 series. PCB sources report that South Africa’s star batsman Hashim Amla and ...

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Malala Is Going To Oxford

Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when she was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for the education of girls. Now, she has been accepted to Oxford, one of ...

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20th death anniversary of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

LAHORE: The 20th death anniversary of world renowned Pakistani musician and Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is being observed today. The legend Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13‚ 1948 in Faisalabad. He was the fifth child and first son of Fateh Ali Khan, a ...

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Sri Lanka likely to tour Pakistan for T20s in September

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka cricket board has confirmed considering a tour to Pakistan with at least one T20 game in September this year, which has laid some fruit to Pakistan’s efforts to restore international cricket at home. President of the Sri Lankan Cricket, Thilanga Sumathipala said on the sidelines ACC meeting ...

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Pakistan celebrates 70th Independence Day

LAHORE: Pakistan on Saturday hoisted the largest flag in its history at Attari-Wagah border near Lahore to mark the country’s 70th Independence Day. Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the flag at the border at 12 in the midnight, kicking off the festivities of Independence Day across the ...

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Pakistan hoists South Asia’s largest flag at Wagha

LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the largest national flag in the history of Pakistan at Wagha border on the eve of the Independence Day celebrations. The flag was hoisted on a 400-feet pole, whereas the size of the flag is 120 feet by 80 feet. ...

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