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Salman Butt released from British prison


June 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt was released Thursday from a Canterbury prison and deported to Pakistan after serving just seven months of his 30-month sentence for ... Read more...

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I was tricked into spot-fixing: Aamer


March 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Young Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, who served a six months jail term after being convicted of spot-fixing, has broken his silence for the first time, ... Read more...

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Central contracts for Pakistan hockey players


February 18th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation has approved performance-oriented central contracts for leading national players for a three-month period, starting Jan 1.The players will continue to receive ... Read more...

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India set to reopen military hospital in Tajikistan


December 30th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India is all set to revive a military hospital it operated a decade ago in Tajikistan, a key Central Asian nation bordering Afghanistan.India's Armed Forces ... 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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Jailed Pakistan cricketers face deportation from Britain


November 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Jailed Pakistani crickers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer could be deported from Britain once they finish their terms.The trio were found guilty by the ... 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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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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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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Butt, Asif found guilty, face jail


November 1st, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's tainted crickters Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif face jail as the Southwark Crown Court here Tuesday found them guilty of conspiracy to cheat and accept ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘ghost’ schools worry donors


October 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) The World Bank and the European Union have voiced concern over the existence of "ghost" and closed schools in Pakistan's Sindh province and absenteeism of teachers ... 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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Indian offered Majeed $1.2m to lose Oval Test, court hears


October 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) A mysterious Indian contact offered Pakistan cricket agent Mazhar Majeed $1.2 million to arrange for Pakistan to throw a Test match against England, a court in ... Read more...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj rubbish Majeed’s claims


October 11th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have rubbished the claims of Pakistani cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is being tried for spot-fixing charges at a ... 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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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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Three get life term for killing Aligarh student


April 21st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 21 (IANS) A special CBI court here Thursday awarded life imprisonment to three people for killing an Aligarh Muslim University student in 2007, a lawyer said.Zafar Masood, Mohd ... Read more...

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PCB issues tougher regulations for registration of players’ agents post spot-fixing saga


April 21st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 21(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a new set of tougher regulations for the registration of players' agents in the light of last year's spot-fixing scandal that rocked ... Read more...

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3 held for burglaries, Rs.15 lakh worth jewellery recovered


April 12th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Three men were arrested in Delhi for over 17 cases of burglaries, and stolen gold, diamond and silver jewellery worth Rs.15 lakh were recovered ... 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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Hindu among five abducted in Pakistan


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) A Hindu driver and four officials have gone missing and are feared to have been kidnapped in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said Tuesday.Driver Himmat Lal and ... Read more...

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Aamir to appeal against ICC ban


February 6th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 6 (ANI): Tainted Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Aamir will appeal to the Court of Arbitration in Sports (CAS) in Switzerland against the five-year ban imposed on him by the International Cricket ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Pak players went out of way to entertain bookie Mazhar, reveals Najam


January 10th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 10 (ANI): Khawaja Javed Najam, former security manager of the Pakistan cricket team, has revealed the details of how suspended Test captain Salman Butt and wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal violated the ... Read more...

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Controlling spot-fixing “almost impossible” for PCB, ICC: Ijaz Butt


December 31st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt believes it is impossible to completely eradicate spot-fixing, not only for the board but also for the International Cricket Council (ICC)."To control ... Read more...

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Bookie reveals Pak players Wahab, Kamran, Umar, Imran also involved in spot-fixing


December 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan's preparations for the World Cup have received a major jolt after Mazhar Majeed, the alleged bookmaker at the centre of the spot-fixing allegations plaguing the national team, ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani traders want less restrictions


November 21st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani businessmen at the 30th India International Trade Fair (IITF) want more access to each other's markets and removal of various barriers to ... Read more...

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SMS trail between bookie Mazhar and Butt, Akmal makes fixing saga murkier


November 18th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 18 (ANI): In the latest development in the spot-fixing case, the conversations of tainted Pakistani players- former skipper Salman Butt and wicket keeper Kamran Akmal- with alleged bookmaker, Mazhar Majeed, ... Read more...

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Butt, Aamer disappointed over ICC decision


November 1st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan cricket players Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamer Monday expressed disappointment over the decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to uphold their suspension from ... Read more...

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Butt questions reliability of NOTW ’spot-fixing’ sting ahead of ICC hearing


October 29th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 29 (ANI): Salman Butt, one of the three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal, has questioned the reliability of the sting conducted by a British tabloid due to which ... Read more...

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Afridi hopeful of positive end to spot-fixing saga


October 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistan's one-day and T20 captain Shahid Afridi hopes that the three cricketers reportedly involved in spot-fixing will come out clean in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

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Ex Pak all rounder Azhar, England bowler Sajid to raise aid for Pak flood victims


October 5th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): Ex-Pakistan Test cricketer Azhar Mehmood, along with England fast bowler Sajid Mehmood, are all set to raise funds for the flood affectees under the banner of the Islamic ... Read more...

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Suspended Pak ’spot-fixing’ trio fighting ICC legal battle at own expense


October 1st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 1(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly not providing any financial assistance to the three suspended players in their legal battle against the International Cricket Council (ICC).During the recent ... Read more...

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Suspended Pak ’spot-fixing’ trio in reserves for domestic Twenty20 tournament


September 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28(ANI): Suspended Pakistan trio of Test captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif have been selected as reserves for their regional teams for a domestic Twenty20 tournament next month.During ... Read more...

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Oz umpire Darrell Hair terms Pak cricketers “cheats and liars”


September 27th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27(ANI): Former Australian umpire Darrell Hair has termed Pakistan cricketers as "cheats and liars", and criticised the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not taking action against fast bowler Shoaib ... Read more...

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Amir mulling revealing all about Lord’s Test ’spot-fixing’ scandal


September 14th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir is reportedly contemplating co-operating with police and International Cricket Council investigators in the 'spot-fixing' scandal which has rocked the game of cricket.Amir has returned ... Read more...

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