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Rockets fired at Pakistani politician’s house


August 20th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The house of the chief of a Pakistani tribe, who is also a former member of the Balochistan provincial assembly, was attacked with rockets Monday, a ... Read more...

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Pakistani official shot dead


March 6th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) A senior Pakistani official was shot dead after a spat at a friend's house in Karachi, a media report said Tuesday.District Coordination Officer (DCO) Gwadar, Abdur ... Read more...

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Why Kashmiris want the hated AFSPA to go


November 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Caught in the crossfire between security forces and separatist militants for over two decades, Kashmiris say the government must revoke the controversial Armed Forces Special ... Read more...

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Afridi, Akmal not in new PCB contracts


August 8th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal have not been given central contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Younis Khan, who was banned on ... Read more...

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Amid hopes and fears, a strong comeback for Kashmir tourism


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) As the sun sank behind the picturesque Dal Lake leaving the Sringar skyline crimson, Abdur Rehman, a boatman, counted his day's earnings and thanked god for ... Read more...

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Britain to free 100 peisoners


June 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) At least 100 prisoners -- including 10 Islamists and two Al Qaeda-linked terrorists -- would be released by British authorities by 2012, sparking fears that they ... Read more...

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Headley was ‘very pleased’ by Mumbai attacks


May 25th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) A key plotter of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistani American David Coleman Headley, has testified that he was very pleased with the carnage by ... Read more...

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15-member Pak squad announced for Test series against Windies


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 158 (Sports)Lahore, May 3(ANI): Middle-order batsman, Younus Khan and fast bowler, Umar Gul have been named in the15-member Test squad for two matches against West Indies. Both were rested for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Razzaq, Kamran from ODIs, T20 side


April 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan dropped Abdul Razzaq and Kamran Akmal and rested Umar Gul and Younis Khan from the ODI and Twenty20 squads for the forthcoming series in ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younus omitted from Pak squad for West Indies tour


April 6th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): Pakistani selectors have omitted underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal along with all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from both One-day International (ODI) and Twenty20 squads for the West Indies tour, while former Test ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Pakistan vs. Australia, Group A


March 20th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group A match between Australia and Pakistan in 2011 cricket World Cup at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Australia:Shane ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings against Pakistan


March 19th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of Australia's innings against Pakistan in a Group A match of the World Cup at the R. Premedasa Stadium here Saturday:Australia: Shane ... Read more...

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Australia elect to bat against Pakistan


March 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat against Pakistan in a World Cup Group A match at the R Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Australia are ... Read more...

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Australia, Pakistan will look to finish at top of Group A (Preview)


March 18th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) The much awaited Australia-Pakistan clash at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday is far from being a dead rubber as both teams would like to ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Pakistan vs. Zimbabwe, Group A


March 15th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 14 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Cup Group A match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here Monday.Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor c Kamran b ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: New Zealand vs Pakistan, Group A


March 9th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 8 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the World Cup Group A match between New Zealand and Pakistan here Tuesday:New Zealand: Martin Guptill b ... Read more...

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Taylor, Oram plunder Pakistan (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 8 (IANS) Breathtaking hitting by century-maker Ross Taylor and Jacob Oram in the slog overs powered New Zealand to 302 against Pakistan in a World ... Read more...

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World Cup: Scoreboard of New Zealand-Pakistan match


March 8th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 8 (IANS) Scoreboard of the New Zealand innings against Pakistan in a World Cup Group A match here Tuesday.New Zealand: Martin Guptill b Shahid Afridi ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, Group A, World Cup


February 27th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 26 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group A match of the World Cup between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the R. Premedasa Stadium here Saturday: Pakistan: ... Read more...

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Pakistan elect to bat against Sri Lanka


February 26th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 26 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the World Cup Group A match at R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Teams: Pakistan: Shahid ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Pakistan vs Kenya, World Cup Group A


February 24th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Feb 23 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Cup Group A match between Sri Lanka and Kenya here Wednesday.Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez c Waters b Otieno 9 Ahmed Shehzad c ... Read more...

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World Cup: Pakistan make slow start against Kenya


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan made a slow start after opting to bat against Kenya in their opening World Cup Group A match at the Mahinda Rajapakse International ... Read more...

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Australia lose to South Africa in warm-up game (Roundup)


February 16th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Defending champions Australia lost their second warm-up game for the World Cup as they went down by seven wickets to South Africa in Bangalore Tuesday.Opting to ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce World Cup squad without a captain


January 18th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan cricket selectors Tuesday failed to name the captain and excluded senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf from the 15-member squad for the World Cup starting Feb ... Read more...

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Dozen Canadians training for jihad in Pakistani terror camp


January 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 17 (IANS) Canadian authorities are worried after reports that a dozen Canadian converts to Islam are getting trained for jihad at an Al Qaeda camp in ... Read more...

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Pakistan on top after day one of Wellington Test against Kiwis


January 15th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistan were on top in the second Test against New Zealand, as the home team scrambled to 246-6 at the close of play on the first day at ... Read more...

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Pakistan routs ’self-destructing’ Kiwis by 10 wickets to win Hamilton Test


January 9th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Jan 9(ANI): Pakistan thrashed New Zealand by 10 wickets in the opening Test held at the Seddon Park in Hamilton.It came after the Black Caps self-destructed in their second ... Read more...

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Kiwi-Pak Test series just an entree for one-dayers


January 6th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan.6 (ANI): Such is the seemingly all-consuming focus on the one-day World Cup, the test series between New Zealand and Pakistan threatens to be little more than an entree ahead ... Read more...

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Akmal rejoicing return to Pakistan team


January 5th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal is rejoicing his return to national duty a day after he was picked in Pakistan's 30-man preliminary squad for 2011 World Cup cricket.But ... Read more...

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PCB recalls Younus to Test and T20 squads, overlooks Malik, Akmal, Yousuf


December 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 1 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selection committee, headed by former Test opener Mohsin Hasan Khan, has omitted wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, all-rounder Shoaib Malik and batsman Mohammad Yousuf from ... Read more...

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‘Recuperating’ Tanvir dropped from Pak squad for South Africa Test series


November 5th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 5(ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Sohail Tanvir has been dropped from the Test squad for the upcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates.Tanvir was named in the Test ... Read more...

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Misbah’s appointment as Pak Test captain shocking: Akram


October 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10(ANI): Former skipper Wasim Akram has slammed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s decision to appoint Misbah-ul-Haq as the captain for the two-Test series against South Africa."I was surprised when I heard ... Read more...

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Pakistan unaware of Interpol notice against its citizens


October 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's interior ministry has denied any knowledge of the Red Corner notices issued against five Pakistanis, including two serving Majors of the country's armed ... Read more...

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26/11 Case: NIA secures Interpol Red Corner notice against 2 Pak army majors


October 7th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 7 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has secured an Interpol Red Corner Notice against two serving Pakistani Army majors and three others for their alleged role in the ... Read more...

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Red corner against 2 Pakistani armymen in 26/11 case


October 7th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) An Interpol red corner notice has been secured against two serving Pakistani Army officers and three LeT operatives accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, National ... Read more...

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