Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: security

World Eleven Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

World Eleven

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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Australian team bus hit by stone in Bangladesh

AUS-BAN

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia insisted Tuesday it is comfortable with security in Bangladesh following an incident in which a window on the team bus was smashed. CA said the window was broken by a “small rock or stone” as Australia´s players were returning to the team hotel after Monday´s opening day ...

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ICC’s security team reaches Lahore to assess security arrangements

Gaddafi Stadium Lahore

LAHORE: In order to review the security arrangements for international cricketing stars visiting the country to play a three-match series against Pakistan – Independence Cup 2017, to be played on September 12, 13 and 15 at the Gaddafi Stadium – International Cricket Council’s (ICC) two-member special security team arrived in ...

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Warning over fake Royal Mail missed delivery cards

fake Royal cards

ROYAL Mail and Action Fraud are urgently warning households over fake missed delivery cards. Residents are being warned about ‘something for you’ cards arriving through letterboxes designed to look like they have come from Royal Mail. The cards which lack the Royal Mail logo look almost identical to the ‘something ...

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ICC to review security in wake of Manchester bombing

Champions Trophy

LONDON: The ICC have reiterated their commitment to safety and security at the forthcoming Champions Trophy and Women’s World Cup, in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed at least 22 people and injured several more in Manchester on Monday night. The incident, which police believe to have been ...

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ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

Colin Graves

LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

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Inzamam invites FICA officials to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has invited the officials of Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) to visit Pakistan and check the security situation themselves. Inzamam’s statement was in reaction to FICA’s report which was issued earlier suggesting overseas players not to participate in the final of ...

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‘Wrong baby’ security fears at Royal London Hospital

LONDON: A maternity unit has been ordered to improve security due to fears parents could “leave with the wrong baby”. The Royal London Hospital has been told by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that “lax” checking of name bands left babies and families at risk. A total of 4,645 babies ...

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Kashmir holds school exams after four months of unrest

Tens of thousands of students sat for their Class 12 annual exams yesterday after four months of unrest during which schools remained shut across the Kashmir Valley. Officials said nearly 95% of the 45,000 students appeared on the first day of the examinations across 484 centres in the valley. “The ...

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