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ISI considers US its worst enemy, says jailed doctor


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI considered the US its "worst enemy" and Islamabad's cooperation with Washington was just a sham to extract billions of dollars in ... Read more...

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Saeed Ajmal becomes No.1 ranked ODI bowler


September 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was ommitted by International Cricket Council (ICC) from the shortlist for Test player of the year, has moved up two places ... Read more...

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Osama killing: US awaiting clarification on Pakistani doctor


June 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US State Department says it is still awaiting a clarification from Pakistan on Shakeel Afridi, the doctor held by Islamabad for helping the ... Read more...

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Pakistan government urged to shift Shakil Afridi from Peshawar


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has urged the federal government to shift jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi to any other place in the ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Bangladesh restrict Pakistan to 236/9


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 22 (IANS) Bangladesh bowled well to restrict Pakistan to 236 for nine in the Asia Cup final at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Thursday.Opting to field, ... Read more...

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Bank accounts of doctor who helped track Osama sealed


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The bank accounts of the Pakistani doctor who, on the CIA's directions, allegedly helped conduct a fake polio campaign to track down Osama bin Laden have ... Read more...

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Teen held for killing four-year-old


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) A 19-year-old boy has been arrested here for abducting and killing the four-year-old son of his neighbour who had once beaten him, police said Wednesday.Mohammed ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister escapes Taliban fire


October 31st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) A provincial minister of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had a miraculous escape Monday when he was fired at by suspected Taliban militants, police said Monday.Amjad ... Read more...

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Pakistani military intelligence chief appears before Osama panel


October 12th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A Pakistani commission, investigating the US sneak raid to kill Osama bin Laden in the northwestern city of Abbottabad near Islamabad on May 2, Wednesday questioned ... Read more...

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Zardari appoints close friend as PCB chief,Butt shown the door


October 12th, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has appointed close friend Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) replacing former Test cricketer ... Read more...

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Pakistani who helped CIA track down Osama faces treason charges


October 7th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A Pakistani panel, investigating the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbotabad May 2, Thursday suggested registration of treason charges against a doctor who ... Read more...

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Over 16,000 Pakistani kids not given polio drops


August 4th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Over 16,000 children were not given polio drops in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province due to parents' misconception, officials said."In the last three-day campaign in July, ... Read more...

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Pakistan looking to blood youngsters in T20 team


July 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan is hoping to blood youngsters to boost its chances of regaining the ICC World Twenty20 title in Sri Lanka next year. Pakistan, who lost to India ... Read more...

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CIA plotted to nab Osama bin Laden with fake vaccination drive


July 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Abbottabad, Pakistan, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Almost three months after the raid at Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan resulted in the death of the world’s most wanted man, details about the ... Read more...

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CIA held fake vaccination drive to get Osama family DNA


July 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The CIA carried out a fake vaccination programme in Pakistan's Abbottabad city to get DNA from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's family, it was reported ... Read more...

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Akhtar pulls out of Sri Lanka League, says he has had enough


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 16 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar Thursday pulled out of the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) citing personal reasons, and said he does not want ... Read more...

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PCB takes stern action against Afridi


May 31st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday revoked the No Objection Certificate (NOC) granted to Shahid Afridi that will prevent the retired cricketer to play in county ... Read more...

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Pakistan manager happy with performance in Ireland


May 31st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan cricket manager Intikhab Alam believes "good relationship" between the players and the team management was the prime reason behind Pakistan's 2-0 series triumph over minnows ... Read more...

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PCB summons coach Waqar for probe in team rift


May 30th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has cancelled the leave of its coach Waqar Younis, asking him to return home from Ireland and be part of a ... Read more...

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Sacking Afridi was a big mistake: Akram


May 21st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram feels that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has committed a big mistake by sacking Shahid Afridi as the One-day captain.Akram ... Read more...

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Bishoo wants to make it big in international cricket


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), April 22 (IANS) West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, who took four wickets in the team's seven-run victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 match Thursday, said his ... Read more...

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Misbah should not be in Pak ODI squad: Asif Iqbal


April 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Asif Iqbal has said that middle-order batsman and vice-captain Misbah-ul-Haq should be in the national one-day squad.In an interview with Pakpassion, Iqbal said: "I ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team leaves for Caribbean tour


April 14th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team left for the Caribbean tour on Thursday after completing a two-day training camp in Lahore.Talking to media persons before departure at Allama Iqbal airport in ... Read more...

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Pak team management against Shoaib Akhtar’s swansong appearance


April 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team management is against the idea of giving a farewell match to legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar, who retired during the ICC World Cup 2011 last ... Read more...

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Pak team certainly needs batting coach to overcome their problems: Akram


April 12th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 12(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has backed limited-overs skipper Shahid Afridi over his demand for a batting coach, saying that an expert can help the national team players ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq must say goodbye to international cricket following WC debacle: Butt


April 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt has cast a shadow of doubt over the future of faltering wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq by saying that both ... Read more...

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Lucknow clerics condemn Afridi’s remarks


April 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Muslim clerics here have taken strong exception to Pakistani cricket skipper Shahid Afridi's remark about his countrymen being "more large-hearted" than Indians, terming him a ... Read more...

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Yousuf lauds Afridi for “impressive” captaincy during Pak’s World Cup campaign


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 3(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf has praised Shahid Afridi for his "impressive" captaincy during the ICC World Cup 2011, saying that he had gelled the team well throughout the ... Read more...

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Yuvraj Player of the Tournament; Dhoni Man of the Match of World Cup final (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who performed brilliantly with the bat and ball, was adjudged the 2011 World Cup Player of the Tournament while Indian captain Mahendra Singh ... Read more...

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Pakistan team gets rousing welcome on return


April 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team, which lost to arch-rivals India in the 2011 World Cup semifinal, was accorded a heroes' welcome by its fans on its return home ... Read more...

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Sohail blames Afridi’s ‘defensive captaincy’ for Pak’s World Cup semi-final loss


April 1st, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail has blamed Shahid Afridi's 'defensive captaincy' for the national cricket team's World Cup semi-final defeat against India.Chasing a modest total of 261 runs, ... Read more...

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Lahore HC moved against Pak cricket team on match-fixing charges in WC semi-final


March 31st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 31(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the Pakistan cricket team on charges of match-fixing in the ICC World Cup 2011 semi-final match ... Read more...

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Take loss with dignity, say Pakistanis on Twitter


March 31st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The world of Twitter was abuzz as excitement built up to the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match. And, when they lost, Pakistanis across the world ... Read more...

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In 42nd over, India 205/6 in World Cup semifinal


March 30th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India lost three quick wickets, including those of Sachin Tendulkar and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and were reeling at 205/6 in the 42nd ... Read more...

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Tendulkar lucky with UDRS, Sehwag not so


March 30th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India had mixed luck when they went in for Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) referrals very early in their World Cup semifinal against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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