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Pakistani politicians’ houses attacked


June 18th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) A mob of more than 100 people, carrying sticks and stones, attacked the residences of a minister and a Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader in Punjab ... Read more...

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Pakistani government plans novel housing move


March 20th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government plans to ask its employees occupying 28,000 official residences across the country to vacate so that they can be used for commercial purposes.The ... Read more...

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No proof of allegations against Ramdev: Police (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Baba Ramdev did not promote enmity between religious groups at a press conference here in January or provoke his supporters to assault a man who ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy held in Delhi (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A 39-year-old Pakistani spy who had lived in Kolkata since 1992 has been arrested here with "incriminating documents", police said Tuesday.Kamran Akbar alias Attar alias ... Read more...

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Acid hurled at two Pakistani teens in Karachi


December 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Two teenaged girls suffered horrific burns after a man threw acid at them in Pakistan's Karachi city.Kamran threw acid at Zarin, 19, and Irum, 18, in ... Read more...

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California cops on leave after pepper-spraying sparks outrage


November 21st, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) After a video of two police officers pepper-spraying non-violent protesters at point-blank range sparked nationwide outrage, the University of California at Davis has placed them on ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers, Riaz named in spot-fixing trial


October 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The names of three more Pakistani cricketers have come up in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the fourth Test against England at Lord's last summer.It has ... Read more...

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Kamran’s replacement Salman aims to justify his selection in Pak team for Windies tour


April 8th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 8(ANI): Mohammad Salman, who has replaced Kamran Akmal as the Pakistan wicketkeeper in both Twenty20 and one-day matches during the upcoming West Indies tour, has said that his inclusion in ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain launches tirade against Akmal brothers following Pak’s WC semi-final loss


April 1st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar has accused the Akmal brothers of controlling things in the Pakistan team, and blamed them for Pakistan's 29-run defeat against India in the ... Read more...

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PML-Q demands open debate in Pak Punjab Assembly on Raymond Davis’ release


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 22(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q)- an opposition party in Pakistan's Punjab Assembly - has demanded an open debate on the issue of the release of double murder-accused CIA contractor ... 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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No conflict between Akhtar and Kamran: Afridi


March 19th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 19(ANI): Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has dismissed suggestions that fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar had come to blows with Kamran Akmal after the wicketkeeper dropped catches off his bowling during ... 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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Umar dons gloves in Pak squad’s training session as Kamran looks on


March 11th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kandy, Mar 11(ANI): As discussions rage on whether Pakistan's underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal should be replaced in the remaining World Cup matches, the team management has dropped its biggest hint thus far ... Read more...

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Islamic fundamentalists expanding their grip on Pakistani society: Report


January 21st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan 21(ANI): The assassination of liberal Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer for his vocal opposition to the country's blasphemy law and the warm reception for his killer has exposed the rising influence ... Read more...

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Adnan Akmal playing in wicket-keeping gear borrowed from McCullum


January 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 16(ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal had to borrow wicket-keeping gear from his New Zealand counterpart, Brendon McCullum, as he was called to join Pakistan's Test squad at the last minute.Sky ... Read more...

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PCB seeks financial documents from Akmal, Malik by December 30


December 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked former captain Shoaib Malik and wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal to submit the documents listing their assets and bank accounts by December 30.The ... Read more...

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Karachi shrine ’suicide bomber’ returns home


October 10th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 10 (ANI): The investigation of the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine blasts has entered a new phase after the alleged suicide bomber returned home, sources revealed.According to unofficial reports, the ... Read more...

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Yousuf will come good in series decider, says Afridi


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan'S premier batsman Mohammad Yousuf has flopped in the one-day international series against England so far but his captain Shahid Afridi is confident that Yousuf will play ... Read more...

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Afridi wants ‘big knock’ from Yousuf in the series-deciding finale


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi: Pakistan's One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi is hoping that his entire squad, especially veteran batsman Mohammad Yousuf, will follow the example of Umar Gul and Abdul Razzaq ... Read more...

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Afridi rubbishes allegations of third ODI against England being fixed


September 19th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad,Sept 19 (ANI): Pakistan's ODI and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi has dismissed allegations of spot-fixing following his team's 23-run win in the third one-dayer against England."I thought we played hard cricket and ... Read more...

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Pak FIA denies investigating Lord’s Test ’spot-fixing’ scandal


September 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 17(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will take no part in probing the three players allegedly involved in the Lord's Test 'spot-fixing' scandal, officials have said.According to The Dawn, the ... Read more...

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England cricketer in ’safe house’ after betting mafia’s threat


September 12th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) England cricketer of Pakistani orgin Usman Afzaal was guarded in a 'safe house' by the local police after a betting syndicate posing as policemen tried to ransack his ... Read more...

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England cricketer Afzaal under police protection after betting syndicate threat


September 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12(ANI): England batsman Usman Afzaal is reportedly under Nottingham police protection after being targeted by a betting syndicate.According to News of the World, Afzaal is being guarded at a "safe ... Read more...

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Pak politician calls for exemplary punishment for players if found guilty of spot-fixing


August 31st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): Pakistani parliamentarian Gul Muhammad Lot has said that if found guilty, the cricketers allegedly involved in the Lord's Test 'spot-fixing' scandal should be given exemplary punishment for showing dishonesty ... Read more...

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Akmal is no ‘match-fixer’: Ex-Oz keeper Healy


August 31st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.31 (ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy has declared Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal completely innocent of match-fixing despite his butter-gloved display in the Sydney Test in January this year.Vice-captain Akmal then ... Read more...

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Pak’s FIA to probe ‘match-fixing’ allegations


August 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): A two-member team of Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will be heading to England in the next couple of days to probe allegations of 'spot-fixing' against its country's cricketers.The ... Read more...

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Enemy spies active in universities: Iran


August 29th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Spy agencies of several "enemy" countries are striving hard to infiltrate and influence Iran's academic centres, Minister of Science, Research, and Technology Kamran Daneshjoo said Sunday. "Enemies are ... Read more...

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Match-fixing allegations hit Pakistani players


August 29th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London/Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The world of cricket plunged into another match-fixing crisis as the Metropolitan Police arrested London-based Mazhar Majeed who allegedly lured Pakistani fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif ... Read more...

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Pak cricketers questioned over Lord’s Test match-fixing scandal


August 29th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29(ANI): Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed has confirmed that Scotland Yard police officials have questioned him and several players in connection with match-fixing allegations over the ongoing Lord's Test against ... Read more...

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Flood refugees attack relief vehicles in Pakistan


August 14th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (DPA) Angry refugees ransacked aid vehicles carrying relief goods to flood victims in Pakistan, forcing officials to halt the operation, local media reported Saturday. Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund and International ... Read more...

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Food riots in Pak, as desperate homeless and hungry survivors attack aid convoys


August 14th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffargarh (Pakistan), Aug 14(ANI): Food riots have erupted in several flood-affected areas in Pakistan's Punjab province, where starving people are attacking vehicles carrying relief goods.The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) and International ... Read more...

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‘Out of form’ Kamran needs to take break to work on basics: Latif


August 5th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.5 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has advised wicket keeper Kamran Akmal to take a break from international cricket and work on his basics in order to prolong his career."The ... Read more...

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Pak team management asks ‘flop’ Akmal brothers to perform


July 27th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 27 (ANI): The form of the Akmal brothers, Kamran and Umar, who have so far failed to live up to their billing, is worrying the Pakistani camp.The Pakistani team management ... Read more...

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PCB keeping eye on Akmal brothers, Malik for Headingley Test ‘hara-kiri’


July 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly keeping an eye on the performances of the Akmal brothers, Kamran and Umar, and Shoaib Malik, as the board is not happy ... Read more...

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