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NAM to put economic role on agenda in Tehran summit: Official


August 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) The secretary general of the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran said the bloc is set to transcend its traditional political role by putting a ... Read more...

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Asif released from British jail


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket Mohammed Asif was released from a British jail Thursday after completing half of his 12-month sentence after being found guilty in a spot-fixing scandal.The ... Read more...

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Maldives vandalism stirs fears of extremism: NYT


February 16th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) An attack by vandals at the national museum in the Maldives capital was reminiscent of the Taliban's demolition of the Buddha statues in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketer Aamer released from jail


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Aamer, convicted of spot-fixing, was released from a British jail after serving half of a six-month sentence for his part in the infamous ... Read more...

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Don’t spy on Muslims, says Achuthanandan (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday blasted the Kerala government for allegedly spying the email accounts of Muslim leaders.The Marxist leader accused Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ... Read more...

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Snooping into Muslims’ emails a fascist act: Achuthanandan


January 17th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday described the Kerala government's act of snooping into email accounts as fascist.In a statement issued, Achuthanandan slammed Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Butt and Aamer’s appeals rejected


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamer's appeals against their sentences for a spot-fixing scam were rejected Wednesday. "The pair were not present at the Court of ... Read more...

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Don’t recruit kids: Malik tells Taliban


November 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Help children in their education instead of preparing them for suicide attacks, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has advised the Taliban.He urged the insurgents to ... Read more...

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Strauss calls ICC’S Anti-Corruption watchdog ‘toothless tiger’


November 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) England's Test captain Andrew Strauss has called the world cricket body's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) a "toothless tiger" following the spot-fixing scandal that resulted in ... Read more...

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Cricketing world welcomes jail for tainted Pakistanis


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The cricketing world Thursday welcomed the jail terms for tainted Pakistani players Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir, saying the punishments will serve as a ... Read more...

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Tainted Pakistan cricketers, agent get jail


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt will spend 30 months in jail, fast bowler Mohammad Asif a year and 19-year-old Mohammad Aamir six months in a ... Read more...

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Factfile on jailed Pakistani cricketers, bookie


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The following is a factfile on Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, and bookie Mazhar Majeed, who have been jailed in England on ... Read more...

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Judge tells Butt he was the ‘orchestrator’ of spot-fixing


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The judge at the Southwark Crown Court while punishing the three Pakistani cricketers for their role in spot-fixing said Thursday that he had reserved the harshest ... Read more...

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Butt gets 30-month sentence, Asif one year, Aamer 6 months (Lead)


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt was sentenced to 30 months in prision for spot fixing by the Southwark Crown Court here Thursday. Fast bowlers Mohammad ... Read more...

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Sad time for Pakistan cricket: Daily


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) It is a sad time for Pakistan cricket with a London court finding former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Muhammad Asif guilty of corruption, ... Read more...

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Pakistani players return to court for sentencing


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The three Pakistan players found guilty of spot-fixing returned to court Wednesday ahead of their sentences.Salman Butt, the disgraced former Pakistan captain, and fast bowler Mohammad ... Read more...

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Salman never pressurised me to bowl no-balls: Asif


October 14th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif, who is being tried for the spot-fixing scandal, Friday said his former captain Salman Butt had never pressurised him to bowl ... Read more...

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Watson asks fellow players to clear their names


October 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) All-rounder Shane Watson feels his countrymen Nathan Bracken and Ricky Ponting must clear their name at the earliest following bookie Mazhar Majeed's startling claim that Australian ... Read more...

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CA calls match-fixing allegations outlandish


October 11th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said the claims made by Pakistani player agent Mazhar Majeed about Australian match-fixing "appear to be outlandish, and ... 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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Butt agreed to ‘bat maiden over’: Court


October 6th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt agreed to score no runs in an over during last year's Oval Test match against England as part of a betting ... Read more...

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Probe IT appointments made by Achuthanandan: IUML


October 6th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Oct 6 (IANS) Kerala's Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Thursday demanded a full fledged probe into all the appointments made in the IT department when former chief minister ... Read more...

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Subcontinent gambles $50 bn on cricket, London court told


October 6th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Jurors in a London Crown Court were told that cricket betting syndicates were controlled and orchestrated by "shadowy figures" based in Dubai, Mumbai, London and Karachi ... Read more...

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Five 26/11 accused named in US court include ISI officer


May 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Major Iqbal, a suspected officer of Pakistan's ISI spy agency, is one of the five accused named in the second chargesheet filed in a US ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror suspect Rana to be arraigned May 4


April 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 27 (IANS) Pakistani Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana is set to be arraigned in a US district court here May 4 for his role in the November ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack: US charges four top Pakistani terrorists (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) US federal prosecutors have added four top Pakistani terrorists linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit as accused for helping Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana to plot the November 2008 ... Read more...

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US charges 4 Pakistani terrorists in 26/11 Mumbai attack


April 26th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) US federal prosecutors have added four top Pakistani terrorists tied to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as accused in the case against Pakistani-Canadian LeT operative Tahawwur Rana for helping ... Read more...

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Banned Pak cricketers to stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on May 20


March 18th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif will stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on conspiracy charges on May 20.The trio had appeared at Westminster ... Read more...

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Akmal denies dropping catches, says never accepted a cent to fix matches


March 4th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Breaking a six-month silence, Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has hit out at claims that he was involved in fixing the infamous Sydney Test, and added that he had ... Read more...

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Butt to attend March 17 corruption-linked hearing in London


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 2(ANI): Disgraced Pakistan cricketer Salman Butt has said he will attend the hearing of the criminal charges brought against him at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on March ... Read more...

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Bahrain king reshuffles cabinet


February 27th, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 27 (IANS) Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued directions for a cabinet reshuffle, as pressure continues to mount on the government from anti-government protesters.Hamad issued the orders ... Read more...

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England cricketers may be re-interviewed over Pak tainted trio case


February 14th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14(ANI): England's Test cricketers may be re-interviewed by London's Metropolitan Police Service as the Crown Prosecution Services prepares its case against former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, and fast bowlers Mohammad ... Read more...

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ICC will receive final report on banned Pak trio during Dubai meeting: Lorgat


February 13th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 13(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) will receive a final report on the successful prosecution of three Pakistan cricketers during the Executive Board's meeting in Dubai on February 15 and ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ Butt was under investigation for suspected 2010 T20 WC ’spot-fixing’ affair


February 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who has been banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, was also investigated by the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s anti-corruption ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ Salman Butt lands job as Pak TV channel’s World Cup expert


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, has been signed up by Pakistan's Channel 5 to be their ... Read more...

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